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Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 10:19 AM CST

Facebook, Google Tell Congress About Fight With Extremism

Facebook, Google Tell Congress About Fight With Extremism

Facebook, Google and Twitter shared with the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Wednesday steps each tech giant has tekn to combat extremist content in Washington D.C, CNBC reported. All...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 08:53 AM CST

After 'Monkey Hoodie' Scandal, H&M Hires Diversity Leader

After 'Monkey Hoodie' Scandal, H&M Hires Diversity Leader

Swedish low-cost fashion brand H&M says it has appointed a diversity leader after having been accused of racism over an ad showing a black child dressed in a hoodie reading "coolest monkey in the jungle." H&M...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 04:35 PM CST

Facebook a ‘Living, Breathing Crime Scene': Tech Ethicist

Facebook a ‘Living, Breathing Crime Scene': Tech Ethicist

Facebook announced last week that it would start prioritizing “meaningful posts from friends and family in News Feed” with less content from pages, publishers and brands. But former Facebook employees told NBC...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 03:17 PM CST

Watchdog: Foreign Groups Among Spenders at Trump Properties

Watchdog: Foreign Groups Among Spenders at Trump Properties

More than 60 groups, including foreign governments, political campaigns and business organizations, spent money at Trump-branded properties across the U.S. last year, according to a report Tuesday by a watchdog...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 02:58 PM CST

NBC Close to Selling Out Super Bowl Ads

NBC Close to Selling Out Super Bowl Ads

NBC has less than 10 ad spots left to sell a little less than a month ahead of Super Bowl 52, the network says. Ads are going for slightly more than $5 million per 30-second spot. The big game, which is as...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 04:03 AM CST

German Grocer Lidl Expanding in Texas

German Grocer Lidl Expanding in Texas

German grocer Lidl is expanding in North Texas. According to The Dallas Morning News, the grocery plans 15 locations in North Texas.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 12:59 PM CST

Nestle Selling US Candy Business for $2.8 Billion

Nestle Selling US Candy Business for $2.8 Billion

Swiss food and drink giant Nestle is selling its U.S. candy business to Italy's Ferrero for about $2.8 billion in cash. Ferrero will take over iconic chocolate brands Butterfinger and Crunch bars, as well as the...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 10:17 AM CST

CVS Pharmacy Promises to End Touchups of Its Beauty Images

CVS Pharmacy Promises to End Touchups of Its Beauty Images

Pharmacy giant CVS announced Monday that it would ban touchups of images for beauty products from its stores, websites, social media and marketing materials. "We all want to be reflected in a true fashion,...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:07 PM CST

Supreme Court Agrees to Consider Internet Sales Taxes

Supreme Court Agrees to Consider Internet Sales Taxes

The Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether states should be able to collect sales taxes for online purchases, a move that would raise costs for consumers while generating more money for local...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 10:45 PM CST

Bezos to Give $33M in College Scholarships to DACA Students

Bezos to Give $33M in College Scholarships to DACA Students

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced Friday that they will donate $33 million to help young undocumented immigrants who had obtained DACA status to pay for college, NBC News...

 
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