Leak shows Facebook’s business model needs regulating, says MEP

The European Parliament’s lead and shadow rapporteur for a major reboot of the bloc’s digital rulebook have called for an investigation following the Facebook whistleblower leaks. One of t

Twitter partners with AP and Reuters to address misinformation on its platform

Twitter announced today it’s partnering with news organizations The Associated Press (AP) and Reuters to expand its efforts focused on highlighting reliable news and information on its platform.

Telecom giant MTN said to have warned Nigerians of service disruption

Subscribers of MTN, the largest telecom provider in Nigeria, may soon face service disruption in the West African nation, according to a notice seen by some journalists and outlets.  A rise in insecu

GoHealth eyes multibillion-dollar valuation as it sets its initial IPO price range

GoHealth, a Chicago-based company that provides consumers with a digital portal to help them select insurance products, set an initial price range for its IPO today. The firm intends to price its equi

Facebook will pay Reuters to fact-check Deepfakes and more

Eye-witness photos and videos distributed by news wire Reuters already go through an exhaustive media verification process. Now the publisher will bring that expertise to the fight against misinformat

Facebook bans deceptive deepfakes and some misleadingly modified media

Facebook wants to be the arbiter of truth after all. At least when it comes to intentionally misleading deepfakes and heavily manipulated and/or synthesized media content, such as AI-generated photore

China blocks CNN’s website and Reuters stories about Tiananmen Square

CNN’s website is currently blocked in mainland China, after it published a story about today’s 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre as one of its top headlines. The site is usually ac

Nio shifts electric vehicle plans as losses pile up

Chinese automotive startup Nio is tweaking its plans for future electric vehicles, a move prompted by sluggish sales of its ES8 model. Nio, which reported in its unaudited financial results Tuesday a

Myanmar jails Reuters reporters who uncovered military atrocity

Reporting the news isn’t illegal, unless you’re in Myanmar. The Southeast Asian country this week sentenced two reporters from Reuters to seven years in jail in response to an investigativ

Real Vision, a media platform for finance and business, raises $10 million

Real Vision is entering the crowded business and financial new space with a bang. The company, which recently raised a $10 million Series B after a $5 million A round, is working on a number of new in

Reuters is the latest large news agency to embrace content automation

Reuters is the latest major news agency to embrace content automation. Reuters isn’t replacing human reporters and editors with software and self-flying cameras quite yet. But the news organization

Global counter-terrorism database World-Check leaks online

At least one non-authorized person obtained sensitive information following the leak of global counter-terrorism database World-Check, owned by Thomson Reuters. Chris Vickery, a security researcher a

Reuters Is The Latest News Organization To Get Blocked In China

Reuters has joined Bloomberg, New York Times and Wall Street Journal in being blocked in China. Reuters itself reported that its website was not reachable in the country today.

Reuters Launches Web TV Channel, Bringing 10 New & Original Shows To YouTube

The move to bring original programming to the web continues to heat up this week, with today's announcement of <a href="">Reuters TV</a>, a new YouTube channel featurin

Twitter: "No Plans For A Twitter News Network", But It's Still An Interesting Idea

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-247897" title="CNN-Twitter-Bird-Full-Color" src="" alt="" />Earlier today, <a

Place Your Bets: Reuters Joins HubDub's Prediction Market

<img src="" /> International news service Reuters has set up shop on <a href="">HubDub</a>, a prediction market on

Who Will Google Buy Or Clone In 2008?

Predicting what Google may do in 2008 is about as accurate as predicting the future using a Magic 8 ball; you can make educated guesses but it’s nothing more than that. There are two certainties

Reuters' N95-equipped toolkit for on-the-go reporters

As a well-respected, professional, hard-hitting technology journalist, I can appreciate what this kit has to — buwahahahaaaa!! I’m sorry, I couldn’t get though it all. Well-respected

Cell Phones: Now Cancer-free

Rejoice! You can now retire that tinfoil hat, as a team of researchers in Denmark have concluded that cell phone usage does not raise the risk of cancer. The study analyzed data from the entire popula

Yahoo Wants Free Reporting

Yahoo wants you to work for their news site. But you might not get paid. The company announced on Monday that they would partner with Reuters to solicit public contributions to their news service. The
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