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Portland City Council Pass Strongest Facial Recognition Bans In US Despise Amazon Lobbying

Portland Oregon has set a new national standard in biometric #privacy and freedom from surveillance.   On Wednesday, September 9, the Portland, Oregon City Council passed two ordinances to ban the use of facial recognition by both public and private entities. This ban appears to be the strongest in the nation, it is is the […]

ViacomCBS Will No Long Work With Nick Cannon Due His Anti-Semitic Statements

ViacomCBS has ended its relationship with Nick Cannon after he refuses to apologize or acknowledge wrongdoing by spreading blatantly anti-Semitic conspiracy theories. In the June 30 episode of “Cannon’s Class,” the actor and TV host interviewed Professor Griff, a rapper who was a part of Public Enemy before leaving the group after making anti-Semitic remarks. […]

Sony Invests $250 In Epic Games – Makers Of Fortnite

Sony, the firm behind the PlayStation, has invested $250 million in Epic Games, the company behind the popular battle-royale video game Fortnite. The console maker will take a minority stake in Epic, the two companies said Thursday, in a strategic investment deal that expands on an existing relationship between both firms.

EasyJet Customer Data Has Been Hacked – 9 Million Customers’ Data Compromised

EasyJet has announced it has been a victim of a data breach by a “highly sophisticated actor” which has comprised information of 9 million customers. Hackers were able to access the email addresses along with the travel details of all 9 million. Plus at least 2,000 had their credit card information taken. The airline said […]

Netflix Has Passed Disney In Market Cap Value

Netflix has now become worth more than Disney on the stock market – for now. Variety reports that Netflix stock has closed at a record high of $426.75 per share, bringing its overall market capitalization to nearly $187.3 billion. That puts it ahead of Disney whose market cap now stands just below that at $186.6 […]

Florida’s Governor Classifies The WWE An Essential Business

The WWE will reportedly be allowed to continue filming its weekly television shows after Florida governor Ron DeSantis declared the sports entertainment brand an ‘essential business’. The declaration comes amidst the state’s stay-at-home order caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The company had begun filming shows without audiences at their privately-owned Performance Center in Orlando once […]

Netflix Inks First Look Deal With BOOM! Studios

According to a new report from Variety, the Netflix will be adding another major comic player to thier roster — BOOM! Studios. Netflix has reportedly signed a first-look television deal with the publisher, which is responsible for a slew of fan-favorite comic book series and graphic novels. The deal will allow BOOM! to develop live-action […]

YouTube Banning All Conspiracy Theories On 5G Linked To COVID-19

YouTube has banned all conspiracy theory videos falsely linking coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms to 5G networks. The Google-owned service will now delete videos violating the policy. YouTube previously only limited the frequency it recommended them in its Up Next section. The move follows a live-streamed interview with conspiracy theorist David Icke on Monday, in which he […]

Twitter And Square Founder Pledges $1bn To Fight Coronavirus

Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter and payment app Square, has said he will donate $1bn  towards efforts to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. According to Mr Dorsey, the donation represented approximately 28% of his wealth. He made the announcement on Twitter, writing that the “needs are increasingly urgent”. Mr Dorsey did not lay out […]

Disney Executives To Take Pay Cut Due To Corona Virus Concerns

Top executives at The Walt Disney Company will be taking pay cuts amid the coronavirus pandemic. Disney executives to take pay cut amid coronavirus crisis Executive chairman Bob Iger will forgo entire salary Disney CEO Bob Chapek will take 50% pay cut The parks remain closed until further notice Disney executive chairman Bob Iger will […]

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