Politics


Bureaucrats Don't Take Think-tank Reports Seriously: Study

Bureaucrats Don't Take Think-tank Reports Seriously: Study

Government policy makers and advisors do not attach as much credibility to think-tank reports as to those coming from a univer...

16 hours ago, 4:56am CDT

Women's Intrusive Photos being Shared on Twitter without Consent

Women's Intrusive Photos being Shared on Twitter without Consent

Thousands of intrusive photographs taken of women in public places like beaches have been shared to two hashtags on Twitter f...

1 day ago, 1:24pm CDT

Munich Attack: Facebook Activates Safety Check Tool

Munich Attack: Facebook Activates Safety Check Tool

Social media giant Facebook on Friday activated its safety check for those caught up in the Munich shooting after a gunman ope...

1 day ago, 12:50am CDT

Watch Jon Stewart Rip Into Trump Supportes on the Stephen Colbert Late Show

Watch Jon Stewart Rip Into Trump Supporters on the Stephen Colbert Late Show

Former Daily Show Jon Stewart takes over Colbert's chair to talk about the election. Watch the video....

2 days ago, 4:53am CDT

WikiLeaks Threatens Twitter to Start own Micro-blogging Service

WikiLeaks Threatens Twitter to Start own Micro-blogging Service

Reacting to Twitter's permanent ban on Milo Yiannopoulos, the tech editor at conservative news site Breitbart and one of the m...

2 days ago, 12:35am CDT

Why You Don't Want to Miss Peter Thiel's Speech Tonight

Why You Don't Want to Miss Peter Thiel's Speech Tonight

When you think about the Silicon Valley tech industry, you probably don't picture a lot of people who are going to vote for Don...

3 days ago, 7:32pm CDT

Brazil Supreme Court Overturns ruling against WhatsApp Shutdown

Brazil Supreme Court Overturns ruling against WhatsApp Shutdown

The Brazilian Supreme Court has overturned a ruling ordering the nationwide shutdown of the Facebook-owned WhatsApp instant me...

4 days ago, 1:06am CDT

US to Join Facebook Data Protection Case in EU

US to Join Facebook Data Protection Case in EU

The Irish High Court on Tuesday allowed the US government to take part in a case against Facebook on data transfer from Europe...

4 days ago, 12:02am CDT

Twitter Permanently Bans its most Abusive User

Twitter Permanently Bans its most Abusive User

After several complaints and repeated suspensions, the micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently ban Milo Yiannopoulos, the...

4 days ago, 11:59pm CDT

Did Melania Trump Plagiarize Michelle Obama?

Did Melania Trump Plagiarize Michelle Obama?

Melania Trump was supposed to be one of the bright spots at what is going to be an insanely tumultuous GOP convention. Unfortun...

5 days ago, 7:50am CDT

Stephen Colbert Trolls the RNC Stage

Stephen Colbert Trolls the RNC Stage

Late-night host Stephen Colbert has been filming his show in Cleveland this week to highlight the comings and goings of the Rep...

6 days ago, 12:30pm CDT

Twitter, Facebook, YouTube blocked in Turkey

Twitter, Facebook, YouTube blocked in Turkey

The Turkish government apparently blocked social media sites Facebook, Twitter and YouTube briefly in response to an attempted...

Jul 16 2016, 12:37am CDT

Turkey Under Siege in Potential Military Coup

Turkey Under Siege in Potential Military Coup

Breaking News: Chaos in Turkey as a possibly military coup is underway....

Jul 15 2016, 3:20pm CDT

Clinton Using Pokemon Go to Get Voters to the Polls

Clinton Using Pokemon Go to Get Voters to the Polls

Pokemon Go has been massively successful and people are trying to find ways to make the success work for them. Hillary Clinton'...

Jul 15 2016, 8:50am CDT

Hillary Clinton is Using Pokemon Go to Register Voters

Hillary Clinton is Using Pokemon Go to Register Voters

 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has started to use the newly-launched Augmented Reality (AR) game Pok√©mo...

Jul 15 2016, 8:30am CDT

France terror Attack in Nice: Facebook activates Safety Check Tool

France terror Attack in Nice: Facebook activates Safety Check Tool

Facebook on Friday turned on its Safety Check feature after a large truck mowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Ni...

Jul 15 2016, 12:24am CDT

Pokemon Go Success Has Alarmed US Senator Al Franken

Pokemon Go Success Has Alarmed US Senator Al Franken

The Pokemon Go app is so successful that Senator Al Franken has some important questions to the Pokemon Go app maker Niantic La...

Jul 13 2016, 2:17am CDT

Twitter to Livestream US Democratic, Republican Conventions

Twitter to Livestream US Democratic, Republican Conventions

In another move to revive its fortunes, micro-blogging site Twitter has signed a deal with the US television network CBS to st...

Jul 12 2016, 2:41am CDT

Twitter Goes Bipartisan for Conventions

Twitter Goes Bipartisan for Conventions

Both the Republicans and (especially) the Democrats know that the best way to get participation in November is to target millen...

Jul 11 2016, 10:44am CDT

US Police Officer Fired after Threatening Minor on Facebook

US Police Officer Fired after Threatening Minor on Facebook

A police officer in US' Kansas city was fired after he threatened an African-American woman's five-year-old daughter on Facebo...

Jul 11 2016, 12:07am CDT

My heart with family, says Zuckerberg In Response to Facebook Live Streamed Shooting

My heart with family, says Zuckerberg In Response to Facebook Live Streamed Shooting

Reacting to the fatal shooting of a black man in Minnesota which went viral on social media after it was uploaded on Facebook...

Jul 8 2016, 12:03am CDT

4th of July Google Doodle Marks 240th Anniversary of America's Independence

4th of July Google Doodle Marks 240th Anniversary of America's Independence

Time flies. America has now been independent for 240 years. In 2026, the huge 250th anniversary will take place....

Jul 4 2016, 2:18am CDT

China Bans Online Media from Publishing Unverified Content

China Bans Online Media from Publishing Unverified Content

Chinese internet regulators have banned online media from publishing unverified news reports and content from social media, th...

Jul 4 2016, 2:00am CDT

Facebook Rejects Israeli Minister Gilad Erdan's Allegations

Facebook Rejects Israeli Minister Gilad Erdan's Allegations

Facebook has rejected allegations by Israel's public security minister that the social media giant bears responsibility for ac...

Jul 4 2016, 12:06am CDT

Boris Johnson Says no to UK Prime Minister Job

Boris Johnson Says no to UK Prime Minister Job

Breaking! Former London major Boris Johnson will not stand as Conservative Party leader....

Jun 30 2016, 6:04am CDT

Indo-Israeli Missile Test-fired off Odisha Coast

Indo-Israeli Missile Test-fired off Odisha Coast

India successfully test-fired an Indo-Israeli medium range surface-to-air missile off the coast of Odisha on Thursday, offici...

Jun 29 2016, 11:59pm CDT

Draft Law Strengthens China's Cybersecurity

Draft Law Strengthens China's Cybersecurity

China must handle cybersecurity threats from abroad more forcefully, according to a draft law submitted to the top legislature...

Jun 27 2016, 5:34pm CDT

India Joins Group that Controls Global Missile Technology Sale

India Joins Group that Controls Global Missile Technology Sale

Days after the setback at the Nuclear Suppliers Group due to China's opposition, India on Monday became the 35th member of a...

Jun 27 2016, 2:29pm CDT

Hate Donald Trump? Here are some games to vent your hatred and anger!

Hate Donald Trump? Here are some games to vent your hatred and anger!

The United States presidential election of 2016 is scheduled for November 8, 2016, and will be the 58th U.S. presidential ele...

Jun 24 2016, 8:51am CDT

Reaction to Brexit Mixed

Reaction to Brexit Mixed

As stakeholders expressed concern over the Brexit referundum, which led to a crash in global financial markets, Finance Minis...

Jun 24 2016, 3:24am CDT

Facebook Train Employees on how to Manage Political Bias

Facebook Train Employees on how to Manage Political Bias

Social media giant Facebook is training its employees to identify and check their political leanings to address the concerns o...

Jun 24 2016, 3:21am CDT

UK Leaves EU, Black Friday Feared

UK Leaves EU, Black Friday Feared

It is official. The United Kingdom voted to leave the EU in the controversial Brexit referendum. Watch the official announcemen...

Jun 24 2016, 12:11am CDT

Pakistan Concerned over Nothr Korea's Missile Tests

Pakistan Concerned over Nothr Korea's Missile Tests

Pakistan on Thursday expressed grave concern over reports about the latest missile tests conducted by North Korea which are "i...

Jun 23 2016, 11:05pm CDT

Indian Supreme Court to Hear Plea to Ban WhatsApp

Indian Supreme Court to Hear Plea to Ban WhatsApp

The Indian Supreme Court will hear next Wednesday a petition seeking a ban on WhatsApp on the ground that the messaging platfo...

Jun 23 2016, 5:07pm CDT

C-SPAN Broadcasts Democrats Sit-in on Periscope and Facebook Live

C-SPAN Broadcasts Democrats Sit-in on Periscope and Facebook Live

Since US-based cable TV network C-SPAN had no control over the US House TV cameras, they used live video streaming app Periscop...

Jun 23 2016, 2:36am CDT

Autosave Email Puts Man in Jail

Autosave Email Puts Man in Jail

A UK man has been sent to jail for 20 years for a drug trafficking conspiracy thanks to a draft in his Yahoo email that he thou...

Jun 22 2016, 2:36pm CDT

Israel wants Content deleted from Facebook

Israel wants Content deleted from Facebook

Israeli cabinet ministers on Wednesday requested Facebook to delete inciting posts against the country within 24 hours as part...

Jun 22 2016, 11:22am CDT

Musicians Urge Congress for Copyright Reform

Musicians Urge Congress for Copyright Reform

Taylor Swift, Carole King, Kings of Leon, and Paul McCartney have all teamed up, and no it isn't to write the song of your drea...

Jun 21 2016, 3:58pm CDT