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Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019

Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you cons...

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019

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Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly ...
00:00, 05/24/2019

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the compan...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent account...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month period Facebook said it had removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over the past two quarters, a spike in inauthentic activity that the tech giant attribu...
02:32, 05/24/2019

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activi...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" base...
00:48, 05/29/2019

Facebook says removes 265 'fake accounts' linked to Israel Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called "inauthe...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Facebook takes down fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election Facebook said on Sunday it had taken down numerous Italian accounts on its platform that were false or were spreading fake news ahead of a European pa...
00:00, 05/13/2019

Facebook says removes 265 "fake accounts" linked to Israeli firm Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to an Israeli-based firm due to what it ...
18:16, 05/16/2019

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of A...
11:48, 05/29/2019

Facebook removes fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election ROME (AP) — Facebook says it has shut down some Italian accounts that were phony and pages that were spreading fake news ahead of European Union parli...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts cam...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Facebook says it removed ‘numerous’ fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election "We have removed a series of false and duplicated accounts which violated our authenticity policy, as well as several pages due to violation of rules ...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Facebook Removes a Fresh Batch of Iran-Linked Fake Accounts Outside researchers tipped Facebook off that a social media network was pushing Iranian interests, posing as journalists, and even impersonating polit...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Fake Instagram accounts are hijacking Sudan solidarity campaign Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to g...
20:16, 06/18/2019

Men Who Floated Fake Income Tax Webpage, Hacked Bank Accounts Arrested Seven persons including three Nigerians have been arrested by city police for hacking into over 2,000 bank accounts and transferring crores of rupees ...
21:16, 06/13/2019

Fake accounts pose as candidates, reporters to push pro-Iran agenda A propaganda effort possibly out of Iran has been using Facebook and Twitter to try and impersonate real Americans, including a handful of US congress...
17:32, 05/29/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Plea Seeks To Link Aadhaar With Social Media Accounts To Curb Fake News A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the government of India to ascertain the feasibility of li...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the platf...
08:00, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
04:32, 05/29/2019

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.  ...
06:48, 06/15/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Facebook deletes more accounts linked to Russia Facebook Inc said on Monday it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information...
21:32, 05/06/2019

Facebook, Instagram delete more accounts linked to Russia Facebook said on Monday it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information on ...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts as analysts tie some to disinformation campaign Facebook on Tuesday removed 51 user accounts, 36 pages and seven groups and three Instagram accounts that originated in Iran and engaged in "inauthent...
07:00, 05/29/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring t...
20:48, 05/04/2019

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news? The social media giant has stepped up efforts at combating disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliament...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Fake reviews: How the Facebook 'factories' are still ripping us off Months after a Which? investigation into the manufacture of misleading reviews on Amazon, most are still activeConsumers continue to risk being ripped...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data prac...
05:00, 06/12/2019

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the...
03:16, 06/12/2019

'Fake News Victims' Meet With Twitter and Facebook They've experienced firsthand how dangerous online disinformation and harassment can be. And they say tech executives aren't doing enough to stop it....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Would trolls, fake news and privacy invasions go away with a new Facebook? Social network co-founder Chris Hughes calls for radical rethink on company, and internet blows up. But would anything really change?   ...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament electio...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? An altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began circulating online last week, but Facebook and Twitter have not taken it down.    ...
20:48, 05/30/2019

Facebook: Fake account removal doubles in 6 months to 3B SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months. Most ...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allow...
17:16, 06/05/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election camp...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Facebook’s approach to fighting fake news is admirable, but not sustainable With the huge EU elections around the corner, the issue of fake news has started to crop up again in headlines — and Facebook seems determined to make...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to cu...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allow...
18:00, 06/05/2019

| Facebook closes fake news pages in Poland: rights group Facebook has closed 27 pages in Poland for spreading fake news and hate-filled content ahead of the European parliamentary elections, the civil rights...
13:48, 05/18/2019

Hungary: the crucible for faulty efforts by Facebook to banish fake news Efforts to tackle abuse have brought the platform into collision with the governmentThe denunciation filled the front page of one of Hungary’s main ne...
06:32, 05/19/2019

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTub...
07:16, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to per...
20:48, 06/05/2019

Facebook is suing a New Zealand company and three people over fake Instagram likes Facebook filed a lawsuit in a U.S. federal court against a New Zealand company and three people for allegedly selling fake likes, views and followers ...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter still falling short in combating fake news: EU Facebook, Google and Twitter are still not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Co...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet, ...
06:16, 05/30/2019

Here's How a Facebook Exec Defended Leaving Up That Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Doctored videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that make her appear as if she is slurring or intoxicated and went viral toward the end of last week—one...
16:00, 05/27/2019

Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters Footage of House speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or illFacebook says it will continue to host a video of Nancy Pelosi that h...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook Fact-Checks Fake Viral Video Of "Drunk" Nancy Pelosi Facebook has decided to show fact-check results of a viral tampered video, instead of removing it,slowed down intentionally to show US Speaker Nancy P...
12:32, 05/25/2019

Pelosi: Fake video shows Facebook were 'willing enablers' of Russian election interference House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook were "willing enablers of the Russian interference" in 2016 election after the social network declined to tak...
23:32, 05/29/2019

Trevor Noah mocks outrage at Facebook over Pelosi video: 'If the internet had no fake videos, it would be the library!' "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah mocked the uproar at Facebook on Thursday night for their refusal to take down a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi,...
07:00, 06/01/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social ...
16:16, 05/02/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zucker...
11:48, 05/02/2019

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal in...
11:32, 05/07/2019

Facebook Is Preparing for a Multi-Billion Dollar Fine From the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the soci...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Uber’s $82 billion valuation underwhelms in most anticipated IPO since Facebook Uber priced its IPO at the low end of its target for a valuation of $82.4 billion, an underwhelming result for the most anticipated IPO since Facebook...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Facebook could have nearly 5 billion dead users by 2100, research claims Hundreds of millions of "dead profiles" will be added to Facebook's network in the next few decades, a study found, raising questions about how t...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Everything Facebook announced at F8 2019 A comprehensive compendium of everything Facebook announced at its F8 2019 developer conference in San Jose, from Messenger to virtual reality.Read Mo...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Here's how Facebook is changing completely in 2019 After a brutal 2018, Mark Zuckerberg has big plans for the Facebook platform in 2019. Facebook is being redesigned with a focus on community and priva...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Watch Facebook's F8 2019 keynote in 13 minutes Facebook's F8 developer conferences tend to be chock-full of news, and that's truer than ever for 2019. The company's opening keynote b...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Federal deficit to rise to $900 billion for 2019, highest since 2012: CBO The Congressional Budget Office projected Thursday that the federal deficit would reach $896 billion for fiscal 2019, up $117 billion from the year be...
03:00, 05/03/2019

World electronic gaming revenues to grow 9.6% to $152.1 billion in 2019: report The global video and electronic games market will generate $152.1 billion in 2019, up 9.6% over last year as gaming morphs into content and communicat...
19:48, 06/18/2019

At F8 2019, Oculus proved VR is too important to trust to Facebook Oculus showed off future hardware, software, and services at F8 2019, leading to one major conclusion: its innovations are too good to trust to Facebo...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Uber loses $1 billion in Q1 2019 as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spent heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesse...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a secu...
18:00, 06/19/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming f...
08:00, 05/10/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company ...
17:32, 05/07/2019

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.    &...
01:16, 06/15/2019

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read Mor...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise as Much as $2.7 Billion, Up From $2.3 Billion Tesla increased the amount it could raise through a stock and bond sale by $400 million and Chief Executive Elon Musk now plans to buy $25 million of ...
14:48, 05/03/2019

The Top 10 Most-Followed Accounts On Instagram Take a look at the top 10 most-followed Instagram accounts. The list includes everyone from Queen Bey to Ronaldo to Selena Gomez. But who gets the top...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has t...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder a...
01:48, 05/01/2019

Should You Switch Bank Accounts for the Rewards? Signup bonuses are so common for new bank accounts that I can almost guarantee you got one the last time you opened a checking account. It’s typical t...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Hackers target Office 365 business accounts New research from Barracuda has revealed that account takeover attacks are one of the fastest growing email security threats as hackers set their sigh...
04:16, 05/04/2019

Mexico freezes ex-oil official’s bank accounts MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have frozen the bank accounts of Emilio Lozoya, the former head of Mexico’s state-owned oil company. The ...
16:48, 05/28/2019

Instagram is working on new rules for banning accounts Less than a week after banning Alex Jones and other far-right extremists, Instagram has revealed that it is working on a new policy for account remova...
20:00, 05/08/2019

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up....
19:32, 06/12/2019

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Three important retirement savings accounts you should know about: IRAs, 401(k)s, and HSAs Want to set yourself up for a solid financial future? Then familiarize yourself with your retirement savings options.       ...
20:48, 05/18/2019

This big bank is eliminating all fees on checking and savings accounts Discover is doing away with fees of any kind on its checking, savings, money market and certificate of deposit accounts.     ...
11:32, 06/17/2019

SBI Savings Accounts For Minors: Interest Rate And Other Details The interest rate on Pehla Kadam and Pehli Udaan is similar to savings bank account. For savings deposits balance less than Rs. 1 lakh, SBI offers an ...
17:16, 06/02/2019

Instagram Testing an Easier Way of Recovering Hacked Accounts Instagram is testing a new in-app account recovery process. To control cases where the hackers alter username and contact data linked to the accounts,...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Savings Accounts for Disabled Americans Catch On, but Slowly Advocates say the state-based accounts, which let disabled people work and save money without risking the loss of government aid, could help millions ...
13:32, 06/07/2019

Houston Rockets among teams who see Twitter accounts suspended The Houston Rockets were the most notable team to have their Twitter account suspended Monday, reportedly due to DMCA takedown notices.   &...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a ...
02:32, 06/14/2019

How hackers can permanently lock you out of your accounts | Dylan Curran Some hackers use malicious code, but most just hide in plain sight. It can be devastatingly effectiveWhen their computer or social media account is hi...
12:00, 06/09/2019

Welcome to the wonderful world of bizarre literary Instagram accounts Literary Instagram sounds like it should be a fairly relaxed corner of social media. It conjures images of nicely staged photos of books next to cups ...
22:48, 06/12/2019

Plastic accounts for 60% of litter in English and Welsh canals More than half a million plastic items reach oceans from waterway network each yearAbandoned plastics now account for 59% of the litter found in canal...
09:32, 06/05/2019

Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Tied To Iran Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian governm...
20:48, 06/13/2019

Get this VPN deal and bag 12 free one-month accounts to give to your friends As far as VPN deals and promotions go, this one is definitely unique. Instead of giving you something for free, PureVPN is helping you score a few bro...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Twitter deletes accounts linked to foreign governments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it has deleted nearly 4,800 suspect accounts linked to Iran that the company says secretly pushed that government...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Twitter suspends more than 160K accounts for terrorism content Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts between July and December last year for promoting terrorism, a 19 percent drop from the 205,156 accounts suspended ...
22:01, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump announces expansion of Health Reimbursement Accounts President Donald Trump on Friday announced a new government rule allowing businesses an alternative to providing workers with a company-administered h...
05:16, 06/15/2019

Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Huge goof by Google drains Fi subscribers' bank accounts When is a 50% sale not a 50% sale? The answer is when Google accidentally screws it up. Last month we told you that hybrid MVNO Google Fi celebrated i...
10:16, 05/06/2019

Banks Levy These Charges For Insufficient Balance In Savings Accounts Bank account balance: Banks - from SBI to HDFC Bank to ICICI Bank - levy a penalty to the tune of Rs 5 to Rs 600 (excluding taxes) for insufficient av...
17:00, 05/06/2019

100 Amazon Seller Accounts Reportedly Phished, Breached, and Robbed Last year, around 100 Amazon seller accounts were reportedly breached by cyber criminals, who funneled money coming in from loans and purchases to the...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Removed Over 1.6 Lakh Terror-Promoting Accounts In 6 Months, Says Twitter Twitter suspended 166,513 accounts for promoting terrorism in the July-December 2018 period, saying there's a steady decrease in terrorist groups tryi...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts for terrorism content in second half 2018 Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166,000 accounts in the second half of last year, ...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have...
18:00, 05/30/2019

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a way to roll back the clock. Each of th...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Mexico's Finance Ministry says blocks bank accounts of steelmaker Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it blocked the bank accounts of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico and a former top executive of state oil fir...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Blast rocks Baghdad marketplace, differing accounts on casualties A blast rocked Baghdad's northeastern Sadr City district on Thursday but accounts differed on whether it caused any casualties. Islamic State claimed ...
00:32, 05/10/2019

New Louisiana Law Allows Expert Testimony on the Flaws of Eyewitness Accounts of Crimes In 1971, when Wilbert Jones was just 19 years old, he was arrested and charged with kidnapping a nurse at gunpoint from the parking lot of a hospital ...
21:00, 06/06/2019

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening to...
05:00, 05/26/2019

Hackers access data from more than 460,000 accounts at Uniqlo's online store Fast Retailing, the company behind the Uniqlo chain of apparel stores, announced Monday that the data of more than 460,000 customers on its online sho...
10:00, 05/14/2019

New Windows 10 build silences Cortana, brings passwordless accounts The latest Insider build of Windows 10, 18309, expands the use of a thing that Microsoft has recently introduced: passwordless Microsoft accounts. It'...
17:32, 05/02/2019

Twitter removes thousands of accounts linked to Iran government Nearly 4,800 accounts taken down by microblogging platformStep aims to prevent election interference and misinformationTwitter has removed nearly 4,80...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says accounts 'improperly' frozen by government Altos Hornos de Mexico, one of Mexico's largest steelmakers, said on Monday that the Finance Ministry's Financial Intelligence Unit had "improperly" f...
05:16, 05/28/2019

White House expands health accounts for small firms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will expand options for small companies to use special accounts to help workers buy their own healt...
23:32, 06/13/2019

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 ...
10:00, 05/25/2019

Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts Anti-money laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to President Trump and his son-in-law. Ba...
19:32, 05/19/2019

Pupdate: Dog-centered social media accounts are taking the internet by storm The latest internet trend has dog-centric social media accounts talking to followers from the dog's perspective from every social media platform....
18:00, 06/10/2019

Twitter apologizes for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologized for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on p...
14:32, 06/02/2019

RPT-Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologised for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on p...
18:48, 06/02/2019

SBI, India Post Offer These Maturity Options For Fixed Deposit Accounts The rate of return on term or fixed deposit varies from 5.75 per cent to 7.8 per cent for the general public, and 6.25-7.80 per cent for senior citize...
09:00, 04/29/2019

Twitter apologises for blocked China accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary Twitter Inc has apologised for suspending accounts critical of Chinese government policy days ahead of the 30th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on p...
18:48, 06/02/2019

PlayStation accounts for one-quarter of game industry’s $29.4 million TV ad spend in April PlayStation ramped up its marketing in April and ended the month accounting for 26.9% of all gaming-industry ad spend on national broadcast and cable ...
17:16, 05/11/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Inst...
13:00, 05/12/2019

Amazon Says 'Extensive' Fraud Allowed Cybercriminals to Siphon Cash From Seller Accounts UK legal documents obtained by Bloomberg show that e-commerce titan Amazon fell prey to “extensive” fraud that allowed cybercriminals to obtain access...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Google bots shut down Baltimore officials’ ransomware-workaround Gmail accounts Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) In the wake of the ransomware attack that has kept city networks and infrastructure ...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Latin America accounts for one third of world's homicides, life expectancy dropping in some countries: study The rising number of people being murdered across Latin America and the Caribbean is so high that the life expectancy in some of those countries is dr...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Nearly 50 million Instagram influencer accounts hit by data breach exposing their phone numbers and emails The contact details of nearly 50 million users of photo sharing site Instagram have been shared on a massive unsecured online database, according to r...
14:16, 05/21/2019

More part-time, small business workers could build retirement savings accounts under bill The legislation would let more small employers to band together to create collective 401(k)s. Part-timers also would get more access to plans.  ...
22:32, 06/02/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader re...
19:48, 05/13/2019

Iowa and Iowa State football team Twitter accounts suspended Both the Iowa and Iowa State football Twitter accounts were suspended on Saturday, showing messages that implied they had violated Twitter rules. ...
20:48, 05/18/2019

These Fake Butters Are Good, Actually The 90s were a dark time for fats, but I remember it being particularly bleak for butter. A sinister bottle of “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter” spray...
19:32, 04/28/2019

The Best Fake Sausage for Grilling Fake meat discourse tends to center around burgers, with their seemingly impossible meat-like texture and pink centers. But patties aren’t the only sh...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Where does fake movie money come from? "I just got out of a meeting with the Secret Service. I'm still in the parking lot," said Rich "RJ" Rappaport at the beginning of our phone interview....
02:32, 04/30/2019

Singapore clamps down on fake news with new law Lawmakers in Singapore passed a controversial fake news law which "criminalizes free speech" according to international activists. People found guilty...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Sentenced for scams, fake heiress not sorry ‘for anything’ NEW YORK (AP) — A con artist who was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for swindling banks, hotels and wealthy New Yorkers says she’s not ...
00:00, 05/11/2019

This leaked Pixel 4 XL video better be fake Google’s Pixel smartphones are never best-sellers. In fact, top flagship phones from the likes of Apple and Samsung outsell Google’s Pixel...
20:00, 06/10/2019

How to Spot Fake Reviews on Amazon For all its convenience, online shopping’s biggest shortcoming is still the inability to see or test products first-hand before buying. So to feel lik...
00:32, 05/07/2019

What World War II can teach us about fighting fake news With local and European elections just mere days away, the UK government is heavily promoting its S.H.A.R.E Checklist campaign across social media, wh...
12:16, 04/30/2019

Teens Arrested In Fake Shooting Prank Police in White Hall, Arkansas aren’t laughing after a bloody prank caused drivers to call 9-1-1. Several drivers slammed on the brakes Saturda...
07:16, 05/07/2019

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European C...
01:00, 05/29/2019

How to Spot a Fake Address Bar in Chrome on Android False login pages are a common method of phishing login credentials from users. If a website look legit, it’s easy for your muscle memory to kick in a...
00:00, 04/30/2019

This fake John Wick NES game looks far too easy We’re far from the days where every blockbuster movie had to have a shitty tie-in video game, with movie studios and game developers preferring shitty...
03:16, 05/20/2019

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circula...
13:16, 06/15/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiese...
02:48, 05/10/2019

This Kawhi Leonard Ball Fake Is Hypnotic Kawhi Leonard has been doing a lot that’s reminiscent of Michael Jordan. The raw scoring—Leonard is up to 31.4 points per game this postseason—the shi...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circula...
01:32, 06/20/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin: I’d be lying if I said I was sorry “The thing is, I’m not sorry,” jail-bound unrepentant fake heiress Anna Sorokin says in a new interview. “I’d be lying to you and to everyone else and...
10:32, 05/11/2019

These vegan fake meat options will have you fooled Faux-beef mania has spawned a new age of vegan pioneers — all angling for a bite of the imitation comfort-food space. Here, four eyebrow-raising pione...
05:00, 06/05/2019

| Inflatable tanks and 'fake news': The little-known side of D-Day On June 6, 1944, more than 150 000 Allied troops invaded the northern French coast, marking the start of France's liberation from its Nazi occupiers....
15:48, 06/06/2019

Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggings MEXICO CITY (AP) — Armed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening soluti...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technolo...
16:00, 06/04/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law could hamper innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Your Fake Email Isn't Keeping Your Health App Data Private Apps that store sensitive health data aren’t rare anymore. Besides the apps from my actual health providers (which have to comply with HIPAA laws), I’...
23:32, 05/17/2019

‘Fake wedding’ couple may actually marry — then promptly divorce Both the celebrity hairdresser who alleges his heiress “wife” faked their lavish wedding and the ex are now seeking to get their union legalized so th...
08:48, 05/13/2019

Giants president: Holland's injury wasn't 'fake' San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said the injury that sent left-hander Derek Holland to the injured list last month ...
01:32, 05/13/2019

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Is Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as h...
02:00, 06/14/2019

These leaked Galaxy Note 10 photos are probably fake, but they look amazing At the time it was first released, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 was easily one of the most powerful and capable smartphones on the planet. It was als...
14:32, 06/03/2019

Anna Sorokin: the fake heiress who fooled everyone | podcast For years Sorokin passed herself off as ‘Anna Delvey’, a German heiress worth $60m. Today she will be sentenced in New York and faces up to 15 years i...
01:48, 05/10/2019

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially th...
08:16, 06/04/2019

Man made fake 911 calls to see cops respond: prosecutors A Chicago man admitted making at least 10 calls to emergency dispatchers to falsely report shootings of police officers so he could watch the frantic ...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal ju...
01:32, 06/02/2019

Fake news: how misinformation became the new front in US political warfare Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly impacted their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its ne...
08:48, 06/07/2019

Singapore's ban on fake news sets a dangerous precedent As tempting as it sounds, Singapore's initiative to curb online misinformation could stop public-interest journalism and stifle academic discourse, sa...
22:16, 05/29/2019

What do we have to do to get a copy of Jared Leto's fake severed head, huh? This past weekend’s Met Gala provided a higher-than-average number of internet-certified Looks, as fashion luminaries from around the world attempted ...
05:16, 05/09/2019

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to sh...
02:16, 06/11/2019

Sex vouchers for migrants? The truth behind Europe's fake stories From false stories about sex vouchers for refugees, to homophobia caused by uncontrolled immigration, some populist politicians are taking advantage o...
10:48, 05/16/2019

Singapore reportedly criminalizes publication of fake news SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore reportedly has passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the remov...
09:16, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka Proposes New Law On Fake News After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka's government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media, the government said W...
21:00, 06/05/2019

8 charged in Canada over fake goods at mall cited by US MARKHAM, Ontario (AP) — Canadian authorities say eight people are facing charges following a police raid on a Toronto-area mall that U.S. officials ha...
03:48, 05/29/2019

Trump attacks ‘Fake News’ over Iran coverage for the web President Trump took aim yet again at what he calls “Fake News” — this time ripping reports that there was infighting within his administration over h...
23:32, 05/15/2019

It Takes Real Skills to Be a Fake Stephen Curry Two basketball impersonators, Brandon Armstrong and Maxim Peranidze, give their insights into the fledgling world of sports comedy that has brought th...
05:32, 06/01/2019

Americans think fake news is big problem, blame politicians NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey says half of U.S. adults consider fake news a major problem, and they mostly blame politicians and activists for it. A su...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law may hurt innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture...
06:32, 05/09/2019

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have c...
21:16, 06/06/2019

'Now is the time': the journalists fighting fake news before the EU elections With warnings of likely Russian meddling, Europe’s debunkers are picking up the pace“Our job is to debunk stories,” says Thomas Hedin from his Copenha...
07:00, 05/16/2019

'Fake news is a scourge' in India: Aroon Purie "In India, there is no control for social media platforms, the breeding grounds for fake news." A DW exclusive interview with Aroon Purie, founder and...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Fake Magic: The Gathering Card Names Are Fantastic Jason Rohrer (Passage, Sleep Is Death) thought it’d be fun to train an AI to create fake Magic: The Gathering card names. It was a good hunch....
10:00, 06/20/2019

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed fin...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Chrome exploit uses a fake address bar for phishing attacks Cyberattackers don't need to find obscure technical flaws to launch phishing attacks -- they might just need a screen capture and some clever web...
09:00, 04/29/2019

That 'Found Cat' Craigslist Ad Featuring a Bobcat is Totally Fake Have you seen this Craigslist ad that’s going viral on social media? The headline screams “FOUND CAT - NEED OWNERS ASAP!!” but if you take a closer lo...
20:16, 05/24/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on thei...
20:48, 04/28/2019

MS-13 Gang Put Fake Body in Car, Then Detonated a Bomb When Police Came A street gang in El Salvador wrapped a mannequin in blankets inside a car, then set off explosives when the police arrived to investigate, wounding tw...
02:48, 04/30/2019

Samsung Now Has a Way To Make Ultrarealistic Fake Videos With Just One Photo Fake videos are getting really damn good, and now they’re getting even easier to make. For innocuous purposes like, say, a moving avatar, it’s a prett...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite gets 4 to 12 years for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam New York hotels, fashionable friends and banks with a blizzard of forged documents was sentenced...
01:16, 05/10/2019

Driver busted with ridiculous fake New York inspection sticker An upstate New York man was busted for driving with a crudely drawn fake vehicle safety inspection sticker, prompting local authorities to mock the cr...
06:00, 05/23/2019

911 operator wrote fake doctor’s notes to get out of work, cops say An NYPD 911 operator was busted Monday for allegedly writing up fake doctor’s notes to get paid days off, police said. Stephanie Williams, 30, i...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Fake German heiress faces sentencing in NY fraud case NEW YORK (AP) — A fake German heiress who swindled tens of thousands of dollars from New York banks and hotels is set to learn her punishment. Anna So...
09:16, 05/09/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, jour...
08:48, 05/08/2019

Bihar RJD Lawmaker Says Video Of Him Dancing Fake, Threatens Action An RJD lawmaker from Bihar has been caught on camera forcibly holding a woman and dancing to loud music, allegedly during a study tour in Manipur. The...
16:16, 06/10/2019

Researchers Want to Build Fake Photo Detection Tools Right Into Our Cameras There are ways in which digital forensics experts can identify if an image has been manipulated, but there’s certainly room for improvement, especiall...
22:16, 05/28/2019

Inside the most glamorous, star-studded ‘fake’ wedding ever celebrated A hairstylist to the stars claims his heiress “wife” faked their $1 million, celeb-studded desert nuptials as a public relations “stunt” to bask in th...
06:00, 05/12/2019

Dutch man conned investors out of $26M with fake Bitcoin mining rigs A man from Apeldoorn, Netherlands has been arrested for fraud and money laundering after convincing over 100 people to invest a total of $26 million i...
17:32, 05/21/2019

A guide to all the fake stuff Martin Scorsese put in his new Bob Dylan documentary "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese," a new concert documentary on Netflix, is full of nonsense. In a way, that's the perfect...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Modern Manufacturing Has Made It Nearly Impossible to Spot a Fake Rolex At one point in time, it was easy to spot a fake Rolex, as most knock-offs used a non-mechanical Quartz movement inside that resulted in a stuttered t...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Ex-CBS anchor Dan Rather calls Trump the 'biggest purveyor of fake news' Ex-'CBS Evening News' anchor Dan Rather blasted President Trump Thursday, calling him the "biggest purveyor of fake news" amid Trump's ongoing feud wi...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method....
23:16, 05/19/2019

Chapman University: Student had fake SATs in bribes scandal ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecute...
19:16, 05/24/2019

Fake Job Racket In Name Of Ayushman Bharat Busted By Police, 4 Arrested The Delhi Police has arrested four persons for cheating over 360 unemployed youths of various states to the tune of over Rs 50 lakh on the pretext of ...
07:32, 05/08/2019

HUD rips ‘fake news’ it stalled Puerto Rico aid probe The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing back on a “false narrative” that it “impeded” an internal investigation into its handling o...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Giants president says lefty Holland’s injury wasn’t ‘fake’ SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said the injury that sent left-hander Derek Holland to the inj...
00:32, 05/13/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta claims Trump was just engaging in an 'act' when he called him 'fake news' CNN reporter Jim Acosta will reportedly release a new book, on June 11, in which he suggests that President Trump didn't take the "fake news" accusati...
07:00, 05/26/2019

US briefing: China trade war, Uber IPO and fake heiress sentenced Friday’s top story: Beijing vows to retaliate as Trump administration imposes 25% tariffs. Plus, what happened after half a tonne of cocaine washed up...
15:00, 05/10/2019

Climate change protesters block Madison Avenue with fake oil rig A horde of climate change advocates blocked traffic on Madison Avenue in Midtown on Thursday morning by setting up a 24-foot mock oil rig, with a prot...
00:48, 05/17/2019

TurboTax says report about duping low-income taxpayers is ‘fake news’ It’s one of the most charged phrases in American culture at the moment and now a tax prep giant is using it to fend off accusations that it cheated cu...
00:16, 05/03/2019

Singapore outlaws fake news, allows government to block, remove it The law bans falsehoods that are prejudicial to Singapore or likely to influence elections and requires service providers to remove such content. ...
21:48, 05/09/2019

McDonald's Japan Fined For Its Fake Roast Beef Burgers Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency has fined McDonald’s after breaking the law and misrepresenting the Tokyo Roast Beef Burger sold in summer 2017. Accor...
18:16, 05/24/2019

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as wel...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Trump calls report that he lost $1B in bad deals ‘Fake News hit job’ President Trump on Wednesday blasted a “Fake News hit job!” for a report that said he lost more than $1 billion on bad deals decades ago a...
16:32, 05/08/2019

Climate to fake news: Venice Biennale takes on era's big challenges Ralph Rugoff’s exhibition also explores rightwing politics, migration and surveillanceA diorama purporting to show the landscape of Mars, in fact glea...
16:32, 05/10/2019

Singapore Just Passed a Controversial Bill Criminalizing ‘Fake News’ (SINGAPORE) — Singapore reportedly has passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the re...
09:16, 05/09/2019

Bahrain charges lawyer of sharing "fake news" for his Tweets Bahrain's Public Prosecution says it is charging a person, identified by a rights group as a prominent lawyer, for misusing social media and publishin...
19:00, 05/15/2019

QB Brett Favre staying retired, Instagram announcement was fake Legendary quarterback Brett Favre says he isn't coming out of retirement. An Instagram announcement declaring his return to the NFL, he said, was a ho...
18:16, 06/19/2019

Fake Uber Driver Gets 30 Years For Sexually Assaulting Teen FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who pretended to be an Uber driver to sexually assault a college student has been sentenced to 30 years in priso...
21:00, 06/18/2019

A warranty fraudster tricked Apple into replacing 1,500 fake iPhones Apparently, some counterfeit iPhones are good enough to fool Apple itself -- especially if they can't be switched on. Quan Jiang, a Chinese natio...
19:16, 05/23/2019

Bahrain charges lawyer of sharing “fake news” for his Tweets DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain’s Public Prosecution says it is charging a person, identified by a rights group as a prominent lawyer...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's ...
20:00, 06/06/2019

8 busted for using fake city parking placards to dodge tickets Eight people were busted Tuesday morning for using phony city parking placards to fight tickets, officials said. The five men and three women are all ...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Fake lashes with side effects: Risk of eczema and infection Long, full lashes are considered attractive, especially in women. That's why artificial lashes are on the rise. But these extensions come with health ...
11:16, 06/17/2019

Israeli TV Eurovision webcast hacked with fake missile alert Song contest semi-final interrupted with warnings of imminent attack on Tel AvivThe online stream of the Eurovision semi-finals in Israel was hacked t...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Instagram will block hashtags spreading fake news about vaccines Just one day after coming under fire for inconsistent practices in its handling of misinformation about vaccines, Instagram told Engadget that it will...
02:48, 05/10/2019

'SNL' cold open has fake Republicans tackling 'What if?' questions about Trump “Saturday Night Live” put a question to top Republicans during its “Meet the Press” cold open sketch: “What would it take for President Trump to lose ...
11:32, 05/12/2019

Half of Americans think fake news is a big problem and they blame politicians for it Misinformation was cited more often as a major problem than sexism, racism, illegal immigration or terrorism.        ...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Trump says U.K. protests were ‘small’ and ‘fake news,’ but pictures tell a different story U.S. President Donald Trump severely downplayed the size of the crowds protesting his state visit to the U.K., calling them "small" despite pictures s...
18:48, 06/04/2019

Trump dismisses ‘very small’ London protests as ‘fake news’ President Trump on Tuesday dismissed the thousands of protesters in London rallying against his state visit to the UK, claiming he saw a “very, ...
18:32, 06/04/2019

D-Day deception: How phantom armies and fake information helped win the Battle of Normandy It was 75 years ago that the Allied forces undertook Operation Overlord, the codename for the invasion for the Battle of Normandy, which involved the ...
00:48, 06/06/2019

Fast Food Companies Are Getting Into Fake Meat, and the Results Are Actually Pretty Good In the future, we were promised flying cars and fake meat. While the flying car part hasn’t panned out, fake meat appears poised to make inroads in Am...
19:00, 05/01/2019

"Don't Be Afraid": Rahul Gandhi's Message To Party On "Fake Exit Polls" A day before the counting of votes, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has urged party men to be "alert in the next 24 hours" and be fearless in a tweet ...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Model with massive fake booty warns against illegal butt injections An author and Instagram model is warning her fans about the dangers of illegal butt fillers after her own posterior became “discolored” and began sagg...
03:32, 05/17/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears Singapore's parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it ...
08:16, 05/09/2019

Anna Sorokin: fake German heiress sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Sorokin, 28, guilty of deception worth more than $200,000Judge: ‘She was blinded by the glitter and glamour of New York’A judge has sentenced the fake...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Badly-made fake license plate leads to arrest in California MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig truck driver has been arrested after authorities spotted a phony license plate on his rig. How could they tell? Well...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Homeless and poor people recruited to fake slipping in alleged $31M scam Three men recruited poor and homeless people to stage phony slip-and-fall accidents in front of businesses around the city to cheat the companies and ...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Sentenced to Up to 12 Years in Prison UPDATE: A judge sentenced Anna Delvey-Sorokin today to 4-12 years in prison. Additionally, she was fined $24,000 and owes $198,956.19 in restitution. ...
22:32, 05/09/2019

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit wi...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Real v fake: debunking the 'drunk' Nancy Pelosi footage - video Footage of the Democratic House Speaker was edited to make her appear drunk or unwell, in the latest incident highlighting social media's struggle to ...
23:48, 05/24/2019

Katz’s hosting fake orgasm contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally…’ anniversary If you can fake it here, you can fake it anywhere. Katz’s Delicatessen is hosting an orgasm-faking contest next month to celebrate the 30-year a...
04:32, 05/30/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed the art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years...
17:32, 05/09/2019

New Report Shows How a Pro-Iran Group Spread Fake News Online A research group at the University of Toronto has untangled look-alike websites and bogus news stories that appear to echo the Iranian government’s po...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Sierra Vista Police: ‘Suspicious’ device that prompted evacuation fake SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Police had to evacuate a Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Center in Sierra Vista after a “suspicious device” was discove...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Who burned Notre Dame? Brussels goes after fake news as EU election nears The European Union has launched a coordinated fight against fake news ahead of this month's European Parliament elections, but officials acknowledge t...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years...
15:00, 05/09/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Feds make arrests in multimillion-dollar fake concert scam Four men — including one with a history of fraud schemes and an ex-con on parole — were busted Wednesday in a multimillion-dollar plot to ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Middl...
02:48, 06/02/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York's fashion elite to be sentenced for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam boutique New York hotels and fashionable friends in a confetti parade of bad checks will be sent...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Skip Bayless duped by fake James Harden ‘manboobs’ tweet If you forget to look for the blue check mark, you’re going to end up with egg on your face. Skip Bayless was embarrassingly duped by a tweet fr...
21:48, 06/19/2019

Sunny Beach escorts warning as FAKE ads set up to snare horny Brits BRIT punters heading to the cheapest resort in Europe have been warned off booking Sunny Beach escorts as hundreds of fake adverts are set up to snare...
03:32, 06/17/2019

Many Americans Believe Fake News Is a Bigger Problem Than Racism, New Poll Finds Before an orange-tinged carnival barker began waging a war with the media and Russian troll farms began spewing misinformation across social media to ...
23:32, 06/08/2019

Fake diamond alert: If yours are simulated or made in a lab, you can't call them mined Diamonds are mined and if they're lab-created or synthetic, you have to say as much, the FTC is warning jewelers.      ...
00:32, 05/29/2019

Fake News Iran Something Something Houses Lake Fired President Bullshit! President Donald Trump was really, sincerely On One on Friday at a speech before the National Association of Realtors. He even (gasp) swore....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fake iPhones in Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $900,000 A Chinese national and former engineering student in Oregon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods in a scheme t...
09:16, 05/23/2019

Canada’s millennials are most willing to admit that fake news has fooled them: Ipsos poll Canada's millennials are also more trusting of media that are widely considered untrustworthy. But other research shows Baby Boomers share fake news m...
16:16, 05/10/2019

Instagram Won't Drop Fake Clip Of Zuckerberg Bragging About "Stolen Data" Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions o...
07:32, 06/13/2019

Spy Used AI to Create Fake LinkedIn Photo to Fool Targets, Report Finds LinkedIn might be where you go to find jobs, but it’s also apparently where spies lurk. Experts are now saying they’ve found an instance where a spy u...
19:16, 06/13/2019

Terry Pratchett predicted rise of fake news in 1995, says biographer Marc Burrows discovered Bill Gates interview in which the writer warned of ‘parity of esteem’ given to stories published on the netIn 1995, the intern...
19:32, 05/30/2019

Derek Holland Blasts Giants Management, Says Team Had Him Fake An Injury After losing 5-4 to the Reds last night, the San Francisco Giants announced that struggling starter Derek Holland would be headed to the bullpen. That...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Chinese man guilty of sending 1,500 fake iPhones to Apple in warranty fraud SALEM, Ore. — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on an...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Lili Reinhart warns travelers about fake Uber drivers after her own airport experience "Trust your gut. It could save you," the "Riverdale" actress tweeted after refusing to get in a car at the airport that lacked ride-share signage. &#...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Telesup school’s fake façade called ‘a symbol of Peruvian university system’ Education inspectors revealed the university had failed to get accreditation, prompting the state to order a shutdownFrom the street, the newest site ...
17:00, 06/08/2019

Fake Saudi Princes Days Of Designer Clothes, Jets Over With 18-Year Jail A Florida man who posed as a Saudi royal for three decades and cheated people out of $8 million will spend 18 years in prison for fraud, authorities s...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Fashion-loving fake heiress gets 4-12 years prison for high society scam Fake heiress Anna Sorokin, who scammed her way into the highest echelons of New York society, was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison. “I am...
21:32, 05/09/2019

From New York’s fake heiress to Donald Trump, we’re living in the age of the scam | Hadley Freeman Everywhere you look, there are people who have figured out ways to game our shoddy systemUnless you are Bob Dylan in the 60s, or Bret Easton Ellis in ...
14:00, 05/11/2019

"Probe Report Fake": Huge Twist After Army Man Declared Illegal Immigrant The three men who allegedly signed the case report on Mohammad Sanaulla - the former soldier from Assam who has been declared a foreigner -- now claim...
18:32, 06/03/2019

Michigan LGBT charity scammed out of $100K by fake Mariah Carey promoters After a multi-state benefit concert scheme scammed organizations - including a Michigan LGBT group - out of thousands, two men face prison time. ...
00:48, 05/14/2019

CNN political analyst 'updates' tweet after being accused of spreading 'fake news' about Trump CNN political analyst Brian Karem was accused of spreading "fake news" on Twitter about President Trump's impromptu presser on Tuesday and was later f...
09:16, 06/12/2019

Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuit over fake 'Egyptian' cotton: NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

"Fake" Nancy Pelosi Clips, Slowed To Make Her Appear Drunk, Spread Online Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., altered to make her sound as if she's drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly ac...
17:32, 05/24/2019

Trump blasts ‘washed up psycho’ Bette Midler for tweeting fake quote President Trump blasted actress Bette Midler as a “washed up psycho” in an early morning tweet after the actress shared a false quote and attributed i...
10:16, 06/05/2019

‘Probably fake news’: Trump disputes report about sending troops to Middle East President Trump on Tuesday slammed a report in The New York Times about a plan to send up to 120,000 US troops to the Mideast for a possible confronta...
21:16, 05/14/2019

'Bride' trafficking – How Chinese gangs lure Pakistani girls into fake marriages Pakistan has arrested a number of Chinese nationals for marrying Pakistani girls and then forcing them into prostitution in China. The scandal has sho...
18:48, 05/11/2019

'Lot of fake news back there': Trump launches 2020 campaign – video highlights US president Donald Trump has kicked off his bid for the presidency in 2020 with many well-worn attacks on the media, Hillary Clinton and the ‘angry' ...
17:16, 06/19/2019

‘Fake George Clooney’ nabbed in Thailand for hustling bogus fashion line Francesco Galdelli and spouse Vanja Goffi — dubbed the "Italian Bonnie and Clyde" — were nabbed Saturday in a luxury villa in Pattaya following a join...
23:48, 06/16/2019

Inside Impossible Foods' mission to mass-produce the fake burger of the future Fake burgers are for real. The Beyond Meat IPO and national restaurant-chain deals for Impossible Foods show that the meat industry has a long-term pr...
16:32, 05/15/2019

Steve Bannon's Fake Italian Fascism Academy Got Evicted and Folks, I’m Laughing “Good” pieces of news are so rare these days that stories like “This Teacher Sold Her Limbs on the Black Market for Classroom Supply Money” can pass a...
03:32, 06/01/2019

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is faci...
20:00, 06/03/2019

While Thousands March, President Trump Dismisses London Protests as ‘Fake News’ Thousands of protestors gathered in central London’s Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to show their anger over U.S. President Trump’s visit to ...
02:32, 06/05/2019

Fake Cop Wore Body Armour, Gun Belt, Then Luck Runs Out At Traffic Stop A Virginia man was charged with impersonating a police officer after a Maryland State trooper spotted him attempt a traffic stop on Interstate 695 nea...
05:32, 06/17/2019

This fake video perfectly imagines what will happen when the robots decide to fight back Over the weekend, another of those freaky videos showing humans putting a human-esque robot through its paces began to explode in popularity, for reas...
23:32, 06/17/2019

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptoc...
04:16, 05/24/2019

Bette Midler blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote bashing Republicans, Fox News Bette Midler was a hounded on social media Sunday for tweeting a debunked quote Trump supposedly gave People Magazine in 1998 regarding running for pr...
13:48, 06/03/2019

President Trump Calls Bette Midler a ‘Washed Up Psycho’ After She Shared a Fake Quote President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to call Bette Midler a “washed up psycho” after the actress tweeted a quote falsely attribu...
06:16, 06/05/2019

Fake asteroid hurtling at New York City triggers terrifying results in NASA simulation In a NASA asteroid simulation of a fictional scenario, New York City was hit with an asteroid packing 1,000 times the destruction of a nuclear bomb. ...
23:32, 05/06/2019

With “Dead Lift,” false flags and fake news infect the final season of iZombie I know it’s only been two episodes, but I’m already struggling to understand what iZombie is trying to do with this final season. Not in terms of the ...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Drake sparks hundreds of fake eBay listings for Steph Curry's hair lint Aubrey Graham, better known to the world as Drake, is basically a human meme. He has this uncanny ability to make people on the internet want to turn ...
01:32, 06/01/2019

SC Sheriff Indicted for Destroying Phone, Creating Fake Charges and Arresting Man Who Recorded Cops A federal grand jury has indicted a South Carolina sheriff and two deputies after federal investigators determined that the law enforcement officers a...
22:48, 05/09/2019

NYU political science professor blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote, calling it 'plausible' Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group and a New York University political science professor, got in trouble for a ...
06:00, 05/27/2019

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news and that will underpin a new research group.Read Mor...
16:32, 06/03/2019

Mark Levin: Media 98% anti-Trump, ‘incestuous’ with Democrats, fake news real Conservative media mogul Mark Levin is calling for a national debate on the liberal advocacy and bias of much of the media, a growing trend propelled ...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Trump downplays protester turnout in London, blasts 'fake news' for polls in tweetstorm President Trump early Wednesday called out the "corrupt media" for reporting on the paltry protester turnout during his trip to the U.K. and said if t...
11:32, 06/05/2019

Federal authorities arrest dozens over alleged US immigration scam that offered fake marriages for $70,000 Federal investigators say they have arrested dozens of people in Texas Monday after busting a sham marriage scheme that charged foreigners up to $70,0...
20:32, 05/13/2019

Fake News Spreads Unabated on Social Media After Polls, Claims Fact Checker Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Jan...
09:16, 05/27/2019

Fake diamond alert: Don't call lab-made, synthetic gems real, FTC warns Diamonds are mined and if they're lab-created or synthetic, you have to say as much, the FTC is warning jewelers.      ...
19:48, 05/28/2019

A fake burglary call and an extramarital affair: Woman arrested for making false report Around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning, Millbrook police received a call from a woman who reported a burglary in progress at her home. There was no burglar. ...
23:32, 04/28/2019

Alabama woman arrested after reporting fake burglary on husband she suspected was cheating: police An Alabama woman reported a burglary to get back at her husband who she suspected of cheating, but the ruse backfired after she was arrested for makin...
08:00, 04/29/2019

Avengers: Endgame, Dark Matter, and a Fake Bear Not Named Ron: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week It’s nearly May, and you know what that means: Game of Thrones will be ending, Divination Bot will soon return to haunt your sleep with machine-genera...
09:16, 04/29/2019

Fake ride-share driver arrested in rape of woman near University of Delaware campus, police say A man who claimed to be a ride-share driver was arrested Saturday after he raped a woman at knifepoint near the campus of the University of Delaware, ...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Homeland Security to Start DNA Testing Asylum Seekers as It Tries to Back Up 'Fake Families' Scare Tactic The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will start using Rapid DNA tests on some asylum seekers at the U.S.–Mexico border next week, according to a n...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Skip Bayless Falls For A Fake Woj Tweet About Chris Paul Mocking James Harden's "Manboobs" Have you heard the news? If you watched FS1's Second Take this morning, you did: the Rockets backcourt’s toxic situation got so bad in part becaus...
21:16, 06/19/2019

Anna Sorokin trial: Fake heiress found guilty of fraud sentenced up to 12 years prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress and swindled tens of thousands of dollars from banks, hotels and friends has been handed a four to 12 ye...
23:16, 05/09/2019

Modi's party promises to boost India's economy; Congress calls exit polls fake India's ruling coalition has promised to rev up growth, double farmers' income and boost infrastructure spending in the next five years, after exit po...
16:16, 05/22/2019

Americans consider 'fake news' a bigger problem than terrorism, climate change, illegal immigration: new survey Americans view “fake news” and information as a bigger problem today than terrorism and climate change, according to a new Pew Research Center survey....
05:16, 06/06/2019

Code words and fake names: The low-tech ways women protect their privacy on pregnancy apps More than 100 women who have used period- or pregnancy-tracking apps revealed a host of subtle strategies they use to protect their data and retain co...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt stars in fake commercial to give student project a grade ‘boost’ Houston Texans' J.J. Watt on Tuesday came up big for a student when the defensive end made time during his “lunch break” to record a fake “energy chip...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Maruti Suzuki Cut Production By 18% In May 2019; Plans 7 Days Shut Down In June 2019 Barring Super Carry, the company reduced production of all other segments, including that of its big selling compact and mini cars last month. MSI sla...
19:16, 06/11/2019

Ramadan 2019: Ramzan Iftar And Sehri Time Table For 2019 Ramadan Sehri Time: To mark Ramadan, Muslims across the world will keep roza, a holy fast from sunrise to sunset. "Sehri", a pre-fast meal will be eat...
12:16, 05/07/2019

Code words, fake names: Many women rely on low-tech ways to guard their privacy on pregnancy apps More than 100 women who had used one of 30 different tracker apps often said they felt trapped by an unfair choice: They cared about privacy, but they...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Deadspin Fake Steve Berthiaume Twitter Account Leads To Random Family Crashing Diamondbacks’ Booth D Deadspin Fake Steve Berthiaume Twitter Account Leads To Random Family Crashing Diamondbacks’ Booth During Game | Splinter This Union Guy Is Talking So...
23:16, 05/31/2019

Jealous teenager stabbed his friend to death at Greenwich home for fake Rolex watch, court told A jealous teenager stabbed his friend to death for his Rolex watch and posed for pictures with the timepiece — which turned out to be fake — a few hou...
14:32, 05/10/2019

Fake Steve Berthiaume Twitter Account Leads To Random Family Crashing Diamondbacks' Booth During Game Arizona Diamondbacks broadcaster Steve Berthiaume doesn’t use Twitter, but someone on the site is pretending to be him. The account @BertDbacks is cle...
22:48, 05/31/2019

NXIVM recruit claims she wrote fake letter about dad’s sexual abuse so cult could blackmail her into loyalty: report A NXIVM recruit testified in a Brooklyn courtroom Thursday that “Smallville" actress Allison Mack ordered her to lie about her father sexually abusing...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
17:16, 05/16/2019

Trump Posts Fake News on Twitter, Shares Spliced Video of Nancy Pelosi Stumbling Over Her Words President Trump is so scared of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that he had to post a spliced video of her stumbling over her words because he d...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Dominican Republic's health ministry calls mysterious deaths 'fake news' as official lashes out in interview Dominican Republic public health officials called reports of the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury resorts “fake news” aimed at undermining th...
21:48, 06/19/2019

TCL TV catalog 2019: every TCL TV series coming in 2019 TCL is rapidly taking over the mid-range television space. It’s a spot it’s been vying for over the last five years, and with everything...
14:48, 06/19/2019

Family Romance review – Herzog's 'fake family' film is fascinating but fishy Werner Herzog has taken a strange reality – the Japanese company which hires out stand-in friends and relatives – and pointlessly subverted it further...
06:32, 05/19/2019

Shares of fake meat company Beyond Meat soar as market tanks Beyond Meat, which makes "plant-based meat" products now featured at Del Taco, TGIF and Carl's Jr., saw shares rise more than 13% in mid-day trad...
21:16, 05/07/2019

To Catch a Fake: Machine learning sniffs out its own machine-written propaganda Researchers at Allen Institute and the Paul Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington have tuned the "GPT-2" ne...
19:00, 06/02/2019

In Shocking Twist, Fox News Calls Trump's Claim 'Fake News' Fox News talking head Laura Ingraham hosted a D-Day interview with President Trump, which if you didn’t see it, went something like this: “blah-blah-b...
17:32, 06/10/2019

VIP paedophile ring accuser 'set up fake victim email address to back up story' The man accused of lying about a Westminster VIP paedophile ring set up a fake email address to back up story with a non-existent victim named "Fred",...
13:16, 05/15/2019

Trump dismisses British protests as 'fake news' as thousands march against him in London Thousands of demonstrators Tuesday showed their discontent with President Donald Trump's state visit to Britain.       ...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Shares of fake meat maker Beyond Meat soar 163 percent Shares of fake meat maker Beyond Meat soared 163 percent Thursday — making it the most successful IPO since the financial crisis as investors gobbled ...
00:16, 05/03/2019

Big Beauty Tuesday: Fake It 'Til You Bake It With Prime Beauty's 'Brownzers' I’m sick of waiting for warm weather to arrive. I don’t know what the temps are in your part of the U.S. (or abroad), but a current look at Chicago’s ...
01:16, 05/22/2019

Vietnam: China companies using fake ‘Made in Vietnam’ labels HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s government says it is taking more steps to prevent Chinese companies from using illegal “Made in Vietnam&#...
17:16, 06/10/2019

Anna Sorokin's court outfit: Meaning behind the fake heiress' dress and other famous celebrity courtroom looks 'Research has found that defendants who are more physically attractive are perceived as more credible, are acquitted more often, and receive lighter s...
18:16, 05/09/2019

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold ...
15:16, 06/07/2019

Broadcom to Take $2 Billion Hit From Huawei Ban Broadcom said it would make $2 billion less in annual sales than expected following the U.S. ban on exports to Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologi...
01:16, 06/14/2019

Slack Listing Likely to Value It at Up to $17 Billion Slack is expected to be valued by investors at $16 billion to $17 billion when it lists its shares publicly next week, according to people familiar wi...
14:48, 06/13/2019

GM Cruise Is Now Worth $19 Billion Because Why Not Cruise, GM’s autonomous vehicle arm, raised another $1.15 billion at a total valuation of $19 billion, according to several media reports including Te...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong leader's apology is 'fake,' more protests are coming, foes say Leaders of a massive protest in Hong Kong rejected Chief Executive Carrie Lam's apology for a contentious extradition bill, demand her resignatio...
20:16, 06/18/2019

Donald Trump receives Koala gif after he tags wrong country's ABC in 'fake news' post Australia's national broadcaster had a cute comeback for Donald Trump after the president mistakenly tagged it in his latest "fake news" Twitter attac...
18:16, 06/19/2019

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold ...
20:00, 06/13/2019

An $8 Billion Refinery? Mexican President Says, Yes We Can Experts told Mexico’s president it’s impossible to build a refinery at the price he wants, so he orders Mexico’s struggling oil company to do it inste...
03:48, 05/10/2019

Pakistan to Accept $6 Billion Bailout From I.M.F. Prime Minister Imran Khan had opposed any bailout before taking office, but has since reluctantly embraced the need for a rescue with Pakistan’s econo...
20:48, 05/12/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion Change of Direction The car giant is finally putting its faith in the wonders of the capital markets with its Traton trucks IPO. If only Germany’s citizens would do the s...
14:32, 06/14/2019

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Uber slips below $70 billion value in turbulent first day It took more than two hours for Uber shares to finally start trading after Uber executives and drivers congregated at the New York Stock Exchange for ...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Uber, Down $14 Billion Since Friday, May Drop Even Further Outpacing the New York Stock Exchange’s losses on another rocky day of trading, Uber’s disappointing IPO is becoming disastrous, falling an additional...
10:48, 05/14/2019

More than €10 Billion Traded on Bats LIS Since Launch LONDON – 26 September 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported that...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 3...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Infineon to Buy Cypress Semiconductor for €8.4 Billion German chip maker Infineon Technologies said it would acquire Cypress Semiconductor in a multi-billion dollar deal, the latest in a series of transact...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in ...
10:16, 06/19/2019

Pakistan To Get $6 Billion From IMF Over Next Three Years: Official Pakistan will get $6 billion from the IMF over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations, the country's advisor on finance said on sta...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Qualcomm to Get at Least $4.5 Billion in Apple Settlement Qualcomm will receive at least $4.5 billion from Apple as part of a settlement that ended more than two years of wrangling over the chip maker’s paten...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released abou...
04:32, 05/31/2019

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software co...
16:48, 05/21/2019

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold...
21:16, 05/23/2019

IBM to win unconditional EU okay for $34 billion Red Hat deal: sources U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp is set to secure unconditional EU approval for its $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat, ...
00:32, 06/20/2019

Treasury to Sell $159 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $159 billion in securities, comprising $84 billion in new debt and $75 billion in previously sold ...
02:00, 05/03/2019

CBS unlikely to pay Lionsgate’s $5.5 billion price tag for Starz Lionsgate’s chances of selling its Starz TV network to CBS for $5.5 billion just shrank — by about $2 billion. Investors in the film studio behind “Th...
09:00, 05/25/2019

IBM Plans $20 Billion Bond Sale International Business Machines is planning to sell around $20 billion of bonds to help fund its purchase of Red Hat, adding to a busy week for corpor...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Salesforce's $15.7 billion Tableau acquisition: Everything you need to know Salesforce's purchase of Tableau is a strategic play to be combine enterprise data on one platform. Here's a look at the strategic rationale, wild car...
21:16, 06/10/2019

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A figh...
02:48, 06/11/2019

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in po...
03:32, 05/16/2019

US consumer borrowing up $17.5 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing accelerated in April to the fastest pace in five months as a rebound in credit card usage offset slower demand fo...
21:32, 06/07/2019

Hoping for $100 Billion to Rebuild, Iraq Got Less Than a Third And much of the total came not in grants but in loans, guarantees and investments. Regional officials nevertheless proclaimed the donor event a succes...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay ...
03:16, 06/19/2019

Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's trailing President Donald Trump slammed reports Wednesday that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden as w...
03:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook will pay you to let it spy on you After coming under fire earlier this year for quietly paying users between the ages of 13 and 35 up to $20 a month in most cases for permission to ins...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thoug...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 billion Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a ...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Qualcomm Scored $4.5 Billion or More in Settlement With Apple Semiconductor and telecommunications equipment manufacturer Qualcomm said on Wednesday it will take home a one-time payment of between $4.5 billion to...
10:32, 05/02/2019

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will hav...
03:48, 06/13/2019

Trump: Japan will invest $40 billion in U.S. car factories U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said at a rally that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him Japan is investing $40 billion in new car fac...
22:16, 04/28/2019

What a $20 billion week signals for data and analytics When $20 billion gets spent to acquire two companies in the same market segment within a few days, it's clear that a fundamental market shift is upon ...
06:00, 06/17/2019

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United ...
04:00, 06/18/2019

One in a billion: Why Virat Kohli represents a 'new India' In a country where cricket's unifying importance is tantamount to that of religion, the role of leading India into a World Cup comes with a certain di...
11:32, 05/22/2019

How China Is Planning to Rank 1.3 Billion People China has a radical plan to influence the behavior of its 1.3 billion people: It wants to grade each of them on aspects of their lives to reflect how ...
15:32, 06/04/2019

World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projected...
04:16, 06/18/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg...
01:00, 06/06/2019

US$84 billion? Uber is set to hit the road in this year's biggest IPO Ride-hailing company entered the final stretch of the ultimate capital-raising exercise on Friday, when it disclosed details of an initial public offe...
20:00, 04/29/2019

US trade deficit edges up to $50 billion in March WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit increased slightly in March even though the deficit with China fell to the lowest point in five years. The Co...
15:32, 05/09/2019

US to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods up to 25% In announcing the tariff hike, US President Donald Trump complained that trade talks with China were moving "too slowly." The tariff increases on $200...
02:00, 05/06/2019

DowDuPont to take $800 million to $1.3 billion charge in the second quarter DowDuPont said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of ...
14:48, 05/29/2019

German chipmaker Infineon to buy Cypress for $10 billion MADRID (AP) — German chipmaker Infineon is buying U.S.-based Cypress Semiconductor Corp. for more than $10 billion. Infineon will pay $23.85 for each ...
13:00, 06/03/2019

The Latest: Expert says $2 billion award likely reduced SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on $2 billion verdict against Monsanto (all times local): 4 p.m. A law professor says it’s likely a trial judge ...
01:32, 05/14/2019

Infineon to buy Cypress Semiconductors in $10 billion deal Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal valuing the U.S. maker of microchips used in cars and electronic devices at 9 billion euro...
11:48, 06/03/2019

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay ...
03:16, 06/19/2019

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at ...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Tesla Looks to Raise as Much as $2.3 Billion in Debt and Equity Tesla is looking to raise as much as $2.3 billion through a bond sale and public offering of its shares, after a worse-than-expected quarter heightene...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Swiss Re plans $4.5 billion IPO for UK unit to help expansion Swiss Re is pressing ahead with plans to float its $4.5 billion UK life insurance business in London to put it under a more favorable regulatory regim...
12:00, 06/07/2019

FCA completes sale of Magneti Marelli for $6.5 billion Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has completed the sale of supplier Magneti Marelli to Calsonic Kansei for $6.5 billion, slightly below the initial price tag...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming ...
20:48, 06/14/2019

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destr...
01:48, 06/19/2019

Trump says he’s adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget “so that we can return to Space in a BIG WAY!R...
01:32, 05/14/2019

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve got...
22:32, 06/04/2019

Salesforce to Buy Analytics Platform Tableau for More Than $15 Billion Salesforce.com agreed to buy data-analytics platform Tableau Software for more than $15 billion in stock, a deal aimed at expanding the business-softw...
21:32, 06/10/2019

NXP to buy Marvell's WiFi, Bluetooth business for $1.76 billion Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV said on Wednesday it will buy Marvell Technology Group Ltd's wireless connectivity business for $1.76 billion in...
19:32, 05/29/2019

China raising tariffs on $60 billion in US goods China announced Monday it will impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of American products starting June 1 — an apparent retaliation for President Trump’...
18:16, 05/13/2019

Huawei's $105 billion business at stake after U.S. broadside The latest U.S. broadside against Huawei that puts the Chinese firm on an exports blacklist threatens to rattle the global tech supply chain, linked c...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so far...
22:48, 05/23/2019

NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion NEW YORK (AP) — NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion....
17:32, 05/22/2019

GM's Cruise Receives $1.2 Billion Equity Investment General Motors’ Cruise division has landed another $1.2 billion in outside financing, bringing the value of the driverless-car developer to $19 billio...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Donald Trump Somehow Lost $1 Billion in Ten Years We all know that our president is a terrible businessman, but information about his federal income tax returns obtained by the New York Times showss t...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus Enlarge (credit: Loron, et. al.) When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Edi...
04:00, 05/23/2019

May budget deficit hits record $207.8 billion WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government’s budget deficit in May rose to a record $207.8 billion, 41.5% higher than a year ago. Most of that inc...
21:00, 06/12/2019

How Russia contaminated $2.7 billion of oil exports to Europe It was a quiet Easter holiday at the offices of major European oil companies and refiners when an email in Russian landed. "What the hell does it say?...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Cboe FX Reports Record ADV of $42.6 Billion in January NEW YORK and LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, ...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Buy Cray for $1.3 Billion Hewlett Packard Enterprise agreed to buy supercomputer maker Cray in a deal valued at about $1.3 billion, as part of efforts to invest in high-perform...
17:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. farmers receive $8.52 billion in aid to date, USDA says The U.S. Department of Agriculture has to date paid out $8.52 billion in direct payments to American farmers as part of the 2018 aid program, designed...
17:32, 05/15/2019

Trump threatens China with further $300 billion of tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with "at least" another $300 billion of tariffs but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted t...
10:00, 06/06/2019

China to hike tariffs on $60 billion of US goods China said the move was a "response to US unilateralism." Recent talks to end the trade spat between the world's two largest economies ended without a...
15:32, 05/13/2019

Berkshire Investing $10 Billion in Occidental to Help Anadarko Bid Berkshire Hathaway agreed to invest $10 billion in Occidental Petroleum to help finance its bid for Anadarko Petroleum and beat back a rival offer fro...
20:48, 04/30/2019

Huawei Expects $30 Billion Revenue Hit From U.S. Clampdown The U.S. campaign against Huawei Technologies is taking a toll, with the company’s founder forecasting a hit to revenue of about $30 billion over the ...
13:32, 06/17/2019

SoftBank Invests in an Opaque $100 Billion Industry More and more companies are using intermediaries like Greensill to pay their suppliers early. It’s a part of accounting in desperate need of transpare...
13:00, 05/15/2019

US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit shrank in April, but the politically sensitive deficit with China moved higher. The Commerce Department says ...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Uber's First-Quarter Loss Tops $1 Billion The ride-hailing company’s loss topped $1 billion in its first quarterly report as a public company, affirming its continuing challenge of spending he...
01:00, 05/31/2019