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Amazon.com Inc on Thursday reported a profit near $2 billion, the largest in its history, as the online retailer drew millions of new customers to its Prime fast-shipping club for the holiday season and as changes to U.S. tax law added to its bottom line.
Facebook Inc warned on Monday that it could offer no assurance that social media was on balance good for democracy.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program for six years with minimal changes, overcoming objections from civil liberties advocates that it undermined the privacy of Americans.
A former Google engineer fired after he asserted in a memo that biological causes were behind tech industry gender inequality sued his former employer on Monday, saying he was discriminated against as a white man with conservative political views.
Facebook Inc on Friday struck back against scientific researchers and tech industry insiders who have criticized the world’s biggest social media network and its competitors for transforming how people behave and express emotion.
Alphabet Inc’s Google says on Wednesday it is opening an artificial intelligence (AI) research centre in China to target the country’s local talent, even as the United States search firm’s products remain blocked in the country.
Rare public spat in the technology industry escalated when Google said it would block its video streaming application YouTube from two Amazon.com Inc devices.
Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp is offering to purchase shares of Uber Technologies Inc at a valuation of $48 billion, a 30 percent discount to its most recent valuation of $68.5 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Alphabet Inc, the company that controls Google, is sending special balloons to Puerto Rico to help restore phone service after the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria last month.
Executives from Facebook, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Twitter have been asked to testify to the U.S. Congress in coming weeks as lawmakers probe Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election, committee sources said on Wednesday.
Facebook Inc Chairman Mark Zuckerberg abandoned plans on Friday to create a new class of company stock with no voting power, which was meant to be a way for Zuckerberg to retain control over the company he founded while fulfilling a pledge to give away his wealth.
The leaders of Britain, France and Italy would push social media companies on Wednesday to remove “terrorist content” from the internet within one to two hours of it appearing.
Twitter Inc said that its internal controls were allowing it to weed out accounts being used for the “promotion of terrorism” earlier rather than responding to government requests to close them down.
Manchester United striker Odion Jude Ighalo said his side are delighted to be through to the next round of the Carabao Cup.
A High Court in Gusau on Wednesday dismissed a suit filed by local government council Chairmen challenging their dissolution.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has condemned the murder of Da Bulus Janka, the Acting Gwom Rwey Foron community in Barkin-ladi Local Government Area of the state.
The apex Igbo Socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Wednesday said it was in total support of the sit-at-home order issued by IPOB to all Biafrans in the country and in the diaspora.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 19 ships, laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from Sept. 23 to Oct. 3.
Obaseki of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was declared winner by INEC when he pulled a total vote of 307,955 to defeat the closest rival and the All Progressives Congress (APC), candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu who scored 223,619.
James Rodriguez wanted to join Atletico Madrid before completing a transfer to Everton, his stepfather has claimed.
The United Nations will mark its 75th anniversary Monday, celebrating the mantra that “multilateralism is not an option but a necessity,” even as the coronavirus underscores the fragility of international cooperation.
Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Laycon has reacted to his emergencies as a finalist of season 5.
Radiation from mobile phones could have contributed to the dramatic decline in insect populations seen in much of Europe in recent years, a German study showed Thursday.