Ford is planning to cut 10 percent salaries of its employees

Ford will cut 7,000 jobs from its global salaried workforce, or about 10 percent of its 70,000 employees, the company announced on Monday. About 20 percent will be senior-level managers, which is part of an effort to flatten the company’s organizational structure. Eight hundred of the job cuts will happen in North America, with 500 of […]

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Senator proposes a strict Do Not Track rules in new bill

Senetor Josh Hawley (R-MO)announced today that he plans to introduce a bill that would create a Do Not Call list but for data tracking. Hawley’s Do Not Track Act would, if approved, allow people using an online service to opt out of any data tracking that isn’t necessary for that particular service to properly work. […]

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Man sentenced to 18 months in prison for threatening to kill Ajit Pai

On Friday, a California man was sentenced to over a year and a half in prison for threatening to kill Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai and his family over the agency’s controversial repeal of net neutrality. The threats took place in December 2017 as the FCC took up the vote to roll back net neutrality regulations […]

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IOA will talk to Govt to sort Pakistan visa issue very soon

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta said on Thursday that we will have discussions with the government after the general elections to address the visa issues faced by Pakistan athletes. Mehta, who was speaking at the launch of India’s first Kho Kho League, said few Pakistani players had shown interest in participating […]

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Chelsea Manning has been ordered to return to jail

Former Army intelligence analyst and whistleblower Chelsea Manning is being sent back to jail today, following the arrival of a new grand jury in an ongoing WikiLeaks case for which Manning was ordered to testify and refused. Manning spent 62 days in jail over the course of the last two and half months for her initial refusal, […]

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San Francisco bans the use of face recognition technology

San Francisco supervisors voted on Tuesday, 14 May, to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first US city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates. The ban is part of a broader legislation that requires city departments to establish […]

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White House launches a tool to report censorship or banned on Facebook and Twitter and others

The White House has recently launched a new tool for people to use if they feel they’ve been wrongly censored, banned, or suspended on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. “Too many Americans have seen their accounts suspended, banned, or fraudulently reported for unclear violations of user policies”, the site reads. “No matter your views, if […]

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AIFF appoints Igor Stimac as the head coach of Indian football team

The Executive Committee of the All India Football Federation has recently announced that Igor Stimac has been appointment as the Head Coach of the Men’s Senior National Team Coach on a two-year contract. Stimac comes with an experience of over 18 years in coaching, structuring, and developing football and players in Croatia, and internationally. During […]

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