Report: Uber barring its ex CEO from NYSE balcony during IPO
May03

Report: Uber barring its ex CEO from NYSE balcony during IPO

Uber’s CEO is barring his predecessor from taking part in the opening-bell ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange next week, when the ride-hailing company is expected to make its hotly anticipated stock market debut. In a report published Friday, The New York Times cites unnamed sources who say Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi (kahs-row-SHAH’-hee) has decided that Travis Kalanick is not welcome to share the exchange’s...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook talks protecting customers’ private data, limiting screen time
May03

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks protecting customers’ private data, limiting screen time

Apple CEO Tim Cook is worried – about the protection of personal data, kids’ relationships with their devices, and the amount of time consumers are spending on devices. In an exclusive interview, Cook told ABC News’ Diane Sawyer that Apple is working hard to promote increased regulation of the use and storage of consumer data, empower parents to control their kids’ relationship with devices and enable customers to be more aware of how...

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European, US investigators make major darknet bust
May03

European, US investigators make major darknet bust

European and American investigators have broken up one of the world’s largest online criminal trafficking operations in a series of raids in the United States and Germany, authorities said Friday. Three German men, ages 31, 22 and 29, were arrested after the raids in three southern states on allegations they operated the so-called “Wall Street Market” darknet platform, which hosted some 5,400 sellers and more than 1...

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‘The View’ on the limits of free speech online following Facebook ban
May03

‘The View’ on the limits of free speech online following Facebook ban

“The View” co-hosts questioned if a Facebook’s recent ban of individuals they deemed “dangerous” is a violation of the First Amendment. On Thursday, Facebook made an effort to put a stop to hate, racism, violence, and anti-Semitism on their social media platform by banning extreme leaders like Louis Farrakhan and Alex Jones as well as right wing figures Paul Nehlen, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson...

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UN panel calls WikiLeaks founder’s UK sentence excessive
May03

UN panel calls WikiLeaks founder’s UK sentence excessive

A panel of legal experts affiliated with the United Nations has criticized the 50-week sentence a British judge imposed on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for jumping bail. The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention said Friday that Assange’s punishment was “disproportionate” for his “minor violation.” The panel questioned why he is being held in a high security prison “as if he were convicted for a...

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