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Twitter Inc has clarified its definition of abusive behavior that will prompt it to delete accounts, banning "hateful conduct" that promotes violence against specific groups.
NEW YORK A federal judge has certified two shareholder class action lawsuits accusing Facebook Inc of hiding concerns about its growth forecasts prior to the social media company's initial public offering in May 2012.
Twitter Inc hired former Apple Inc employee Jeffery Siminoff as vice president of diversity and inclusion, according to the micro-blogging website operator's employees.
NEW YORK A New York state appeals court on Tuesday threw out Facebook Inc's unusual malicious prosecution lawsuit against DLA Piper and two other law firms that have represented a fugitive who claimed a 50 percent stake in the social media company.
RIO DE JANEIRO Sao Paulo's city hall on Tuesday proposed levying fees on Uber, a plan praised by the ride-hailing service but protested by taxi drivers in Brazil's largest city who say the plan does not go far enough to regulate the rapidly growing app.
SAN FRANCISCO Sidecar, the ride-hailing and delivery company that has long struggled to keep up with competitors Uber and Lyft, said on Tuesday it would cease operations at the end of the month.
NEW YORK Cisco Systems Inc did not infringe a patent holding company's wifi technology, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday, reversing a near $64-million judgment against the networking equipment maker in the long-running patent dispute.
TOKYO Toshiba Corp, reeling from a $1.3 billion accounting scandal, said it intends to ask for a new 300 billion yen ($2.49 billion) credit line by the end of January to fund a large-scale restructuring.
BEIJING Air pollution in China could be big business. |
Robots that can venture into disaster zones in place of humans need to be tough enough to cope in hazardous environments. So far, the only viable robots are wheeled or tracked vehicles but these cannot cope with many terrains and situations. |