The account was an extension of his new website, From the Desk of Donald J. Trump, in which he writes tweet-like posts his followers can share.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison appeared to soften the government’s stance on the harsh prison sentences and fines applicable to those who breach Australia’s new travel ban. “I think the likelihood of anything like that occurring is pretty much zero,” Morrison told “Today”. His statement comes as the travel ban, enacted […]
Signal, the encrypted messaging app, is the second social-media app to be reportedly blocked in China this year, following audio app Clubhouse.
Stores with more than 500 employees would be required to remove gender-specific signage if the proposed bill is passed in California.
The decision by Italy and the European Union to block some 250,000 does of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine won’t greatly disrupt Australia’s vaccine rollout, Health Minister Greg Hunt says. Italy asked the EU if it could suspend the shipment, after deeming Australia was “not vulnerable” to the virus. “This shipment […]
YouTube said it suspended former Mayor Rudy Giuliani of New York City for breaking its rules on election integrity and for promoting nicotine.
Last Thursday, Facebook announced they were stopping Australian users from viewing, posting or sharing news on the platform as a protest against the Australian government’s proposed news media bargaining code. According to Facebook, news makes up a small part of the News Feed — but it’s often among the most popular […]
Facebook’s ban on Australian news content appears to have impacted state health departments and the Bureau of Meteorology, among others. SA Health says it has reached out to Facebook after its page was silenced. Those pages were impacted after Facebook said it would remove Australian news from its platform, in […]
The CFO of Twitter told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that Donald Trump would not be returning to the platform. Trump was removed from Twitter for inciting violence in January. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Twitter CFO Ned Segal confirmed that Donald Trump’s ban from the platform is […]
Australia could boost its GDP by $1 billion per annum by boosting its recycling capacities by 5%, according to a new CSIRO report. The major paper makes the economic and environmental case for an Australian ‘circular economy’ based on reducing waste and repurposing materials. Those findings come after legislation banning […]
Twitch has disabled President Trump’s official account from streaming, the company said on Thursday. Twitch, which is owned by Amazon, is the latest in a string of tech companies that have announced censures to Trump’s use in the wake of the siege on the US Capitol on Wednesday afternoon. “In […]
Mayor Sadiq Khan of London on Monday responded to a court victory by Uber by saying he would keep a close eye on the company to ensure it’s meeting safety requirements. Uber won an appeal against the regulator Transport for London in court Monday and will now be issued a […]
Chevron Corporation has told its employees around the world to delete Tencent’s WeChat app from their work phones, describing it as a “non-compliant application” in a staff email seen by Bloomberg News. Any staff that don’t delete the Chinese social media and chat app will have their access to Chevron’s […]
The US is officially postponing the ban on TikTok downloads it said would come into force on Sunday. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said in a statement Saturday that “recent positive developments” meant the deadline for the ban has now been moved to 11:59 p.m. on September 27. It came […]
The US Commerce Department said it would ban US citizens from downloading TikTok and WeChat starting Sunday. The order bars Apple and Google from hosting the TikTok and WeChat apps on their US app storefronts. Apple and Google have not yet commented on the order. Sources told Reuters the ban […]
The US will ban some imports from Xinjiang region in China, where Beijing is committing human rights violations against minority Muslims. The ban covers computer parts, cotton, apparel, and hair products coming from four companies and one manufacturer in the Xinjiang and Anhui region. The US government said that the […]
Uber is fighting for its London future in court this week. The company is expected to argue that it has addressed safety concerns from London’s transport body, Transport for London (TfL), by introducing a new driver verification system. Last year, TfL stripped Uber of its licence for the second time […]