Facebook rejects Biden’s request to remove false Trump attack ad

Facebook has rejected a request by Joe Biden's presidential campaign to pull down or demote a Donald Trump ad it says contains misinformation. The campaign asked the company to take action against an ad which suggests that "Biden promised Ukraine $1...

Facebook’s new misinformation policy doesn’t include political ads

Facebook has updated its policies to make it even easier for politicians to post misleading ads. In a change first spotted by Popular Information, the company has narrowed down what it defines as "misinformation." Prior to this week, Facebook's guide...

Tim Cook disputes Trump immigration policy in Supreme Court filing

Apple chief Tim Cook hasn't been shy on where he and his company stand on immigration, but he's making it more official today. The tech firm, which named Cook and retail exc Deirdre O'Brien, has filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief wit...

State Department revives investigation of Clinton’s private emails

Hillary Clinton's private email server may once again be a hot-button issue three years after the FBI said it wouldn't press charges. Washington Post sources claimed State Department investigators have contacted "as many as" 130 officials to let the...

Apple gets US approval for Mac Pro tariff exemptions

President Trump may have claimed in July that Apple wouldn't get tariff exemptions for the redesigned Mac Pro, but the reality is very different. The US Trade Representative's office has confirmed that regulators approved 10 out of 15 of the company...

Trump tries to overturn ruling stopping him from blocking Twitter users

President Trump is determined to challenge an appeals court ruling preventing him from blocking critics on Twitter. The Justice Department has filed papers for Trump that demanded a rehearing by the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York, ar...

Sony warns trade war could lead to PlayStation price hikes

Sony has more than just the pre-PS5 sales slump to worry about in the near future. Company financial chief Hiroki Totoki has warned that US plans for expanded tariffs on Chinese products could force a price hike on PlayStation consoles. The tech gian...

Huawei lays off two thirds of its US research division

The rumors of Huawei laying off a large chunk of its US staff have come to pass. The company is cutting over 600 of the 850 jobs at its Futurewei Technologies research wing in the country in response to the "curtailment of business operations" by th...