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Fighting wave of misinfo, YouTube bans false vaccine claims

YouTube announced a sweeping crackdown of vaccine misinformation Wednesday that booted popular anti-vaccine influencers from its site and deleted false claims that have been made about a range of immu...

EXPLAINER: Why Facebook is holding off on kids' Instagram

Bowing — perhaps only for a moment — to pressure from lawmakers, critics, the media and child development experts, Facebook said Monday it will “pause” its work on a kids' version of its photo and vid...

Chinese audio app Ximalaya drops plans for IPO in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ximalaya, China’s leading audio platform, announced on Thursday (Sept. 9) that it will not go ahead with plans for an initial public offering in the U.S. As e...

West Virginia newspaper publisher sues Google, Facebook

A West Virginia news publisher has filed an antitrust suit against Google and Facebook, who together receive roughly half of all digital ad dollars in the U.S. and are facing antitrust charges from fe...

Tupperware is partying like it's 1965

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Tupperware relied on social gatherings for explosive growth in the mid 20th century. In the 21st century, it is social distancing that is fueling sales. Re...

Disney's 1st-quarter results beat expectations

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.'s first-quarter net income beat expectations as higher revenue from its media networks and theme parks helped offset a weaker movie slate during the quarter. ...

Zurich Insurance Group Invests in Insurance Tech Startup CoverWallet to Fuel International Growth

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 7, 2018--CoverWallet, the startup that makes it easy for businesses to understand, buy, and manage insurance online, today announced that Zurich Insurance Group (VTX: ZU...

Russian meddling: 5 things tech giants need to tell Congress

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged to U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday that Russian-linked accounts began exploiting their services in 2015 to sway last year's presidential election. L...