Trump finds supporter in 'fellow dictator' Hashimoto

Nov 16, 2016

Trump finds supporter in 'fellow dictator' Hashimoto

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The victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election has been greeted with concern and anxiety among political and business leaders, and the general public around the globe, who fear relations with Washington will worsen under his presidency. But at least one influential ...

Facebook had tool to weed out fake news: report

Nov 15, 2016

Facebook had tool to weed out fake news: report

Facebook had a tool to weed out fake news circulating on the social network this year but declined to deploy it for fear of offending conservatives, a report said Monday. The report by the online news site Gizmodo comes with Facebook under fire for ...

Tricks and treats of Halloween in Japan

Nov 1, 2016

Tricks and treats of Halloween in Japan

The Halloween juggernaut — buoyed up its synchronization with cosplay, corporations’ search for new marketing opportunities and its affinity for social media — continues to grow in Japan yearly. Here are your portraits of the kawaii (cute) and the kowai (scary) of Halloween in ...

Oct 27, 2016

Twitter to cut 9% of staff, plots new growth strategy

Twitter announced plans Thursday to cut 9 percent of its workforce as the struggling social network reaffirmed its strategy to drive growth after failing to find a buyer. “We see a significant opportunity to increase growth as we continue to improve the core service,” ...