Facebook’s Anti-Vax Crackdown Is a Big Anti-Conspiracy Move

Photo: YURI DYACHYSHYN/AFP/Getty Images Facebook’s biggest move this week was the announcement that the platform will attempt to build back the sense of privacy that was eroded by the house policy to harvest as much data as possible. But its most impactful move could be Thursday’s decision to de-platform anti-vaccination pages on Facebook and Instagram, […]

Social media platforms move to stem vaccine misinformation

March 5 (UPI) — Doubts about vaccines, fueled by inaccurate information, could be fracturing the benefits of herd immunity brought on by vaccine acceptance, experts say. Platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube have been used to spread misinformation about the perceived dangers of getting immunized and have started taking action to stem it. “We […]

CarGurus, Inc. (CARG) Reaches $40.01 After 8.00% Up Move; C…

Cantillon Capital Management Llc increased Equifax Inc (EFX) stake by 29.5% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Cantillon Capital Management Llc acquired 547,986 shares as Equifax Inc (EFX)’s stock declined 26.84%. The Cantillon Capital Management Llc holds 2.41M shares with $314.12 million value, up from 1.86M last quarter. Equifax Inc now has $12.93 billion valuation. The […]

Trivago Courts Booking’s Wrath in Move to Boost Repeat Cust…

Once again, Trivago is playing a game of chicken with Booking Holdings. In September 2018, the hotel price-comparison search company launched “significant changes” worldwide to its user interface without offering details. Executives revealed that effort during a call with investors Wednesday when discussing the company’s fourth-quarter results. The company, majority owned by Expedia Group, aimed […]

Apps on your phone might be tracking your every move. Here’…

Take a quick mental inventory of everything you did today. You woke up. Walked to the bathroom. Drove to work. Maybe left for a doctor’s visit. Snuck in some fast food on the way back. Drove home. Took your kid to an after-school activity, or went on a date, or put in an hour at […]

With move to rebuild Edge atop Google’s Chromium, Microsoft…

After a years-long pummeling, Microsoft this week surrendered in the browser war, saying that it will junk Edge’s home-grown rendering engine and replace it with Blink, the engine that powers Google’s Chrome. With Edge pulling code from the Chromium project, the browser will also be able to run on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, as […]