EU should beef up fake news pledge involving Google, Facebook, Twitter: study
Friday, 8 May 2020 The European Union should strengthen a voluntary pledge, to which Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Twitter Inc signed up to combat fake news, with sanctions to make it a more effective tool, a study done for the European Commission said on Friday.
TOKYO — A Japanese aquarium is asking you to video call its eels for fear of them forgetting who we are.
Sumida Aquarium in Tokyo says that social isolation is even affecting its eels. The claim comes after caretakers spotted garden eels burrowing down into the sand as they passed the...
Major internet and social media platformes have suspended processing government requests for user data in Hong Kong, they said on Monday, following China's establishment of a sweeping new national security law for the semi-autonomous city. Libby Hogan reports.
Tech giant Google has discontinued the production of its midrange smartphones - Pixel 3 A and 3A XL.In a statement given to The Verge, Google said that the "Google Store has sold through its inventory and completed sales of Pixel 3A. For people who are still interested in buying Pixel 3A, the product is available from some partners while supplies last." The decision by the tech giant might bring disappointment for people seeking affordable Google smartphones. After the discontinuation of the Pixel 3A, the only mobile phone that the company now sells in its store is Pixel 4 which is its flagship phone released in October last year.
Twenty advocacy groups from the United States, Europe, Latin America and elsewhere signed a statement on Wednesday, urging regulators to be wary of Google's $2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker company Fitbit Inc. Ciara Lee reports
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced he’s cutting VAT from 20% to 5% for the hospitality and tourism sectors until January 2021. In a further attempt to get the sectors moving, the chancellor announced there will be a 50% discount for people dining out on Monday to Wednesday at participating establishments. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new ‘Kickstart scheme’ which will directly pay employers to create new jobs for 16 to 24-year-olds at risk of long-term unemployment due to coronavirus. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that people will no longer have to pay stamp duty on homes under £500k. The move comes as part of a number of measures announced to help the UK economy bounce back from coronavirus. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new ‘job retention bonus’ for businesses who successfully bring an employee back from the furlough scheme. The government will pay businesses a £1,000 bonus per employee. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Chancellor Rishi Sunak opened his statement saying the job has only just begun. The chancellor addressed the ‘profound economic challenges’ we as a nation face as a result of corona virus. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The European Commission said Friday it had given conditional approval for the use of antiviral drug remdesivir in severe COVID-19 patients. As Fred Katayama reports, that makes it the region's first authorized therapy to treat the virus.
The European Commission says too many passengers whose flights were cancelled amid the COVID-19 pandemic have not been refunded on time or have been offered only vouchers, in violation of EU rules.View on euronews
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The European Commission confirmed that EU and UK negotiators resumed face-to-face talks on a post-Brexit trade deal on Monday, with both sides insisting that the process must accelerate if they are to reach an agreement by the end of the year.
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