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As subscriptions slow down, Netflix looks to video games for growth
by Glenn Chapman - July 21, 2021 - 9:23am
Global streaming giant Netflix on Tuesday said it added more subscribers than expected in the recently ended quarter and will add video games to its entertainment mix to fuel growth.
Facebook to hold politicians accountable for disinformation
by Glenn Chapman - June 5, 2021 - 9:50am
Facebook said it will no longer give politicians blanket immunity for deceptive or abusive content based on their comments being newsworthy.
Union drive at Amazon warehouse fails after bitter campaign
by Glenn Chapman - April 12, 2021 - 9:55am
A contentious unionization drive at an Amazon warehouse in the southern US state of Alabama failed Friday as a vote count showed a wide majority of workers rejecting the move.
Twitter sees jump in user base amid US election turmoil
by Glenn Chapman - February 10, 2021 - 8:01am
Chief executive Jack Dorsey said the San Francisco platform remained focused on “promoting healthier conversations for those who use our service.”
Facebook, Apple see profits boom from home-stay consumers
by Glenn Chapman - January 28, 2021 - 7:07am
Blowout quarterly updates from the two Silicon Valley giants highlighted how consumers increasingly relied on social media.
Netflix tops 200 million subscribers on boost from home-stay orders
by Glenn Chapman - January 20, 2021 - 8:15am
Paid membership increased 23% in the final quarter of 2020 when compared with the same period a year earlier, but average revenue per membership was flat.
Facebook bans Trump 'indefinitely' for inciting violence
by Glenn Chapman - January 8, 2021 - 8:22am
Facebook has banned President Donald Trump from the platform "indefinitely" due to his efforts to incite violence at the US Capitol, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday.
Trump targets Chinese apps as his days in office dwindle
by Glenn Chapman - January 6, 2021 - 4:26pm
The executive order is to take effect in 45 days, just weeks after Trump is replaced in the White House by President-elect Joe Biden on January 20.
Salesforce to buy Slack in $27.7-B software megadeal
by Glenn Chapman - December 2, 2020 - 10:15am
Salesforce on Tuesday announced a $27.7 billion deal to buy online collaboration firm Slack, giving the business software giant a broader array of tools as the pandemic fuels a remote work trend.
Apple bundles TV, music, news and more in services push
by Glenn Chapman - September 16, 2020 - 8:00am
Apple Inc. ditched its flagship iPhone on this year's event, and instead unveiled new versions of iPad and smartwatch.
Twitter, Facebook take fresh steps to curb election manipulation
by Glenn Chapman - August 7, 2020 - 3:22pm
Twitter and Facebook on Thursday announced moves to thwart efforts to deceive or divide voters as the US nears a contentious presidential election.
Zuckerberg to urge US to update 'rules for the internet'
by Glenn Chapman - July 29, 2020 - 7:58am
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg will tell a major antitrust hearing Wednesday that the internet giant would not have succeeded without US laws fostering competition, but that the rules of the internet now need u...
Netflix shares dive on profit miss despite user growth
by Glenn Chapman - July 17, 2020 - 3:13pm
Netflix shares dived on Thursday after the leading streaming entertainment service reported relatively flat quarterly profits despite rising subscriber numbers.
Facebook reveals members of its 'supreme court' for content
by Glenn Chapman - May 7, 2020 - 9:02am
The oversight board is to make final decisions regarding the kinds of posts known to embroil Facebook in controversy about censorship, misinformation or free speech.
Netflix sees record sign-ups during pandemic lockdowns
by Glenn Chapman - April 22, 2020 - 8:16am
Netflix on Tuesday reported soaring profits as paid subscriptions surged by almost 16 million at the streaming television service during lockdowns to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Without fanfare, Apple launches new iPhone for the budget-minded
by Glenn Chapman - April 16, 2020 - 9:13am
The updated iPhone SE will start at $399, or less than half the price of its flagship devices, and be available for order as of Friday in more than 40 markets.
Tech lifestyles enable 'safe escape' from coronavirus
by Glenn Chapman - March 9, 2020 - 10:36am
For people hunkering down due to the coronavirus epidemic, the tech sector has become their new best friend with an array of lifestyle solutions making "social distancing" easier.
Toyota's 'woven' city, Samsung robot-ball: CES highlights
by Glenn Chapman - January 11, 2020 - 10:17am
A smart city from Toyota, a rolling robot from Samsung and a new 5G smartphone from China's TCL were among the announcements Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show preview day.
Facebook exec says it helped put Trump in White House
by Glenn Chapman - January 8, 2020 - 12:10pm
A senior Facebook executive on Tuesday said the world's biggest social network unintentionally helped put Donald Trump in the White House but warned against dramatic rule changes.
Facebook nixes billions of fake accounts
by Glenn Chapman - November 14, 2019 - 8:57am
Facebook on Wednesday said it has taken down some 5.4 billion fake accounts this year in a sign of the persistent battle on social media against manipulation and misinformation.
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