MoviePass parent company is being investigated over fraud concerns

New York attorney general’s office is launching an investigation into MoviePass’ parent company, Helios and Matheson, over allegedly misleading investors. A person familiar with the investigation confirmed that an investigation is underway. The news was first reported by CNBC. The investigation is set to determine “whether the company misled the investment community regarding the company’s financials,” […]

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Nandita Das talks about Allegations Against Her Father and Painter Jatin Das

On Tuesday Nandita Das broke her silence over the sexual harassment allegations against her father, noted painter Jatin Das, stating that she will continue to lend support to the #MeToo movement. A woman, who is the co-founder of a paper-making company, Tuesday came forward to claim that she was sexually harassed 14 years ago by […]

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Paul Scholes Says: Even Messi Would Struggle in Current Man United Team

Paul Scholes recently said that even Lionel Messi would struggle to shine in the current Manchester United team and that the struggling club are being laughed at by their rivals. The former United and England midfielder has been a frequent and vocal critic of his old club, who are languishing in eighth place in the […]

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Donald Trump admits that climate change isn’t a hoax but suggests ‘it’ll change back

President Donald Trump has been a long-time climate change denier, suggesting that the concept was “created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive.” But, in an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes last night he backed away slightly from these claims, saying he no longer believes the warming of the planet is a hoax. “I’m not […]

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Facebook ban posts that spread voting misinformation ahead of US midterms

Facebook will ban posts with false information involving voting ahead of the US’s midterm elections next month. It’s something the company has done before, but amid growing tensions with Congress and the public, these new rules are set to be tougher and more comprehensive than those prior. Before the 2016 elections, Facebook banned posts that provided […]

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai says it’s important for us to explore search in China

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has recently publicly addressed his company’s plans to re-enter the Chinese market with a search and news-oriented product, telling a crowd at Wired’s 25th anniversary summit that such a service would be capable of serving 99 percent of queries. Pichai described the Chinese market as “important for us to explore” given its size and […]

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AT&T’s TV and internet service is down in Texas because of a fire

AT&T customers in Dallas, Texas are experiencing service outages after a fire in one of the telecom company’s facilities in the Dallas area. The company’s customer service account has been responding to customers’ complaints but hasn’t yet offered a timeline for a fix. The blanket statement just references the fire. Service appears to have been […]

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Twitter is facing an investigation over data collection in its link shortening system

The Privacy regulators in Ireland have launched an investigation into exactly how much data Twitter collects from its URL-shortening system. The investigation stems from a request made by a UK professor named Michael Veale under the General Data Protection Regulation, a comprehensive European privacy law that took effect in May. Under the GDPR, EU citizens have […]

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BCCI CEO Rahul Johri to Skip ICC Meeting After Allegations of Sexual Harassment

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri was Sunday, 14 October, forced to pull out of an upcoming ICC Meeting in Singapore after the Committee of Administrators turned down his request for more time to explain the charges. BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary will represent the Board at the meeting scheduled in Singapore from 16-19 October, COA chief […]

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Facebook is removing hundreds of American accounts spamming political misinformation

Facebook is recently taking down hundreds of United States-based accounts and pages, many of which spread political misinformation, for breaking the company’s terms against “inauthentic” content and spam. The company said in a blog post that 559 pages and 251 accounts would be removed. While the accounts used “sensational political content,” Facebook did not say that was […]

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