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Facebook sure does love free $peech

12 days ago   |   By Tech Crunch

Ensuring politicians in the 2020 election stay truthful is hard work, so Facebook has decided it's going to sit this one out.
Biden's campaign team had sent a letter to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, COO Sheryl Sandberg and global elections policy chief Katie Harbath that essentially called on the company to take down a Trump campaign ad that made debunked claims regarding the Biden family's relationship with Ukraine. Facebook responded to that letter today with their own letter to Biden saying that the company's policies prevented it from making judgment calls on the veracity of speech in political...
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On Bidens and Ukraine, Wild Claims With Little Basis

12 days ago   |   By Washington Post

The phone call that landed U.S. President Donald Trump in a heap of trouble was supposed to cause a headache for his political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.
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Donald Trump Must Be Impeached, Joe Biden Says for the First Time

12 days ago   |   By Fortune

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is saying for the first time that President Donald Trump must be impeached for abusing the powers of his office to help his own reelection.
Biden made the remarks campaigning Wednesday in New Hampshire.
Biden said Trump is “shooting holes in the Constitution” by asking foreign powers to interfere in the 2020 election. Trump in a July phone call to Ukraine's leader had asked for “a favor” of investigating Biden and his son, Hunter.
House Democrats have begun impeachment proceedings against Trump based on a rough transcript of the July 25 telephone...
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'We cannot let him get away with it': Joe Biden calls for Trump's impeachment for the first time

'We cannot let him get away with it': Joe Biden calls for Trump's impeachment for the first time

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Former Vice President Joe Biden announced his support for House Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump in a campaign speech on Wednesday.
"Donald Trump has violated his oath of office, betrayed this nation and committed impeachable acts," Biden told a crowd in New Hampshire. "He should be impeached."
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Former Vice President Joe Biden announced his support for House Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump in a campaign speech on Wednesday.
"Donald Trump has violated his oath of office, betrayed this...
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Facebook Refuses Biden's Request to Remove False Ad Paid For By Trump Campaign

12 days ago   |   By Fortune

Facebook declined to remove a video ad paid for by President Donald Trump's re-election campaign that falsely accuses former Vice President Joe Biden of trying to influence policy in Ukraine to benefit his son's business dealings.
In a letter obtained by Fortune that was sent to the Biden campaign, Katie Harbath, Facebook's public policy director of global elections, says Facebook's decision to let the ad remain is “grounded in Facebook's fundamental belief in free expression, respect for the democratic process, and belief that in mature democracies with a free press, political speech is...
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Under Armour climbs after founder Kevin Plank steps down as CEO

Under Armour climbs after founder Kevin Plank steps down as CEO

Under Armour announced Tuesday that CEO Kevin Plank will step down. Current chief operating officer Patrik Frisk will replace him in the top spot on January 1, 2020 . Shares of... Read more ...

18 high-paying seasonal jobs that are hiring now

18 high-paying seasonal jobs that are hiring now

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2 pregnant cofounders raised $9 million for a startup that tackles a...

2 pregnant cofounders raised $9 million for a startup that tackles a universal problem for millennial parents

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Billionaire Ken Fisher's losses hit $1.8 billion after Fidelity reportedly...

Billionaire Ken Fisher's losses hit $1.8 billion after Fidelity reportedly drops him following his sexist comments

Billionaire money manager Ken Fisher has lost close to $1.8 billion in client funds after making sexist comments at a recent conference, according to CNBC . Asset manager... Read more ...

Nearly 60% of the world's banks wouldn't survive an economic downturn...

Nearly 60% of the world's banks wouldn't survive an economic downturn, McKinsey says

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Pizza Hut is testing a new round pizza box that looks like a spaceship and...

Pizza Hut is testing a new round pizza box that looks like a spaceship and is meant to keep pizza fresher

Pizza Hut is testing new round pizza boxes on Wednesday at a restaurant in Phoenix, Arizona. The pizza boxes, made by food startup Zume , were designed to keep pizza hotter... Read more ...

China has overtaken the US to have the most wealthy people in the world

China has overtaken the US to have the most wealthy people in the world

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How the Internet of Things will transform consumerism, enterprises, and...

How the Internet of Things will transform consumerism, enterprises, and governments over the next five years

The Internet of Things is fueling the data-based economy and bridging the divide between physical and digital worlds. Consumers, companies, and governments will install more... Read more ...

Signal AI raises $25 million to automate reputation management and monitoring

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Signal AI , a startup leveraging AI to automate business intelligence and media monitoring tasks, has raised over $25 million. Read more ...

5G Meets AI: NVIDIA CEO Details ‘Smart Everything Revolution,' EGX for Edge...

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The smartphone revolution that's swept the globe over the past decade is just the start, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang declared Monday. Next up: the “smart everything revolution,”... Read more ...