A South African City Says It's Putting QR Codes On Informal Settlement Cabins To Help Services. But Residents And Privacy Experts Are Uncertain.
A new pilot program by city officials says documenting the settlements will help residents get repairs and services. But some are wary.
Ahmad Abouammo was convicted of passing user information to the Saudi government in exchange for cash and a gold watch.
After Amazon workers in Germany began striking, the company expanded eastward, where looser labor laws brought record productivity.
The policy prohibiting girls from attending school after sixth grade contradicts the regime’s previous promises to loosen restrictions on education rights.
“The world is preoccupied with the Ukraine crisis," one activist said. "We have been relegated to the back-burner.”
Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said he looked forward to joining his “‘new’ friend” Musk on his journey.
Individuals won’t be held liable for using the two social media networks, but paying for ads can be regarded as financing an “extremist” group.
A New Bill Aims To Prevent Sanctioned Russian Oligarchs From Hiding Their Assets Using Cryptocurrency
But the head of Ukraine’s biggest crypto exchange fears that regulation of digital assets markets could hurt ordinary Russians’ ability to push back against Putin.
How Russia’s Top Propagandist Foretold Putin's Justification For The Ukraine Invasion Through This Dramatic Film
“Putin’s chef” Yevgeny Prigozhin’s network of state media sites used commissioned Cameo videos from Donald Trump Jr. and Rudy Giuliani to publicize another film that reimagines Russia’s role in the 2016 election.
TikTok is rebuilding its systems to keep US user data in the US and putting a new US-based team in control. But for now, that team reports to executives in China.
Russia’s communications regulator said it blocked Facebook because of “discrimination against Russian media and information resources." Twitter was blocked shortly after.
US officials continue to scrutinize cryptocurrency markets for their potential role in aiding Russia’s avoidance of sweeping sanctions.
Google Maps Blocked Edits After People Falsely Claimed It Was Used to Coordinate Russian Air Strikes
Ukrainian-language accounts claimed edits targeted gas stations, schools, and hospitals in cities like Kyiv.
"Last week, we stopped all exports into our sales channel in the country. Apple Pay and other services have been limited. RT News and Sputnik News are no longer available for download from the App Store outside Russia."
“Nobody's ever crowdfunded or crowdsourced cyber defense before. So we're in uncharted territory.”
A source who confirmed the government’s fundraiser believed the funds would go to “exterminate as many Russian occupants as possible.”
Bitcoin miners keep picking up their operations and moving to more lucrative destinations. Now, their sights are trained on the US.
In a wild twist, Facebook demanded that its data center be designated a project of “national importance.”
Big Tech Thought It Had A Billion Users In The Bag. Now It Might Be Forced To Make Hard Choices To Get Them.
Long viewed as the world’s biggest market for “the next billion users,” India is fast becoming Silicon Valley’s biggest headache.
The ban has been applauded by Donald Trump while young Nigerians are being forced to find ways around the rule at great personal risk.
The company, Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology, once sought “labor exports” in the region. Forced labor is a major part of China’s campaign against Muslims in Xinjiang.
Amid Israeli–Palestinian Violence, Facebook Employees Are Accusing Their Company Of Bias Against Arabs And Muslims
As Facebook contends with internal allegations of censorship, unequal enforcement, and pro-Israel bias, employees are worried it is once again bungling a politically charged issue with potential for violence.
The world's largest democracy has become a source of hate and lies about the violence in the Middle East.
An elite crime squad searched Twitter’s New Delhi offices after the company labeled tweets from members of the ruling party “manipulated media.”
The photo-sharing app mistakenly removed content about the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the site of clashes between Israeli police forces and Palestinian worshippers, after associating the site with terrorism.
As thousands of people die each day, the Modi government is cracking down on people criticizing it online.
On Wednesday, the world’s largest social network hid posts with the text #ResignModi for a few hours, before restoring them.
More than 50 tweets are now blocked in India.
I Thought My Job Was To Report On Technology In India. Instead, I Got A Front-Row Seat To The Decline Of My Democracy.
I love writing about tech. But covering how a Hindu nationalist government is using it to destroy a secular democracy isn’t what I signed up for.
Why Do A Bunch Of Nigerian Twitter Influencers Want This Alleged Money Launderer To Go Free? They’re Being Paid.
Alex Saab may be extradited to the United States — but he has some unlikely allies.