SAN FRANCISCO: Google parent Alphabet on Monday (Apr 23) reported a surge in quarterly profits, lifted by strong growth in the digital advertising segment it dominates along with Facebook.
Profit in the first three months of 2018 soared more than 70 per cent from a year to US$9.4 billion, Alphabet ...
Facebook hopes detailing concrete examples of fake news it’s caught — or missed — could improve news literacy, or at least prove it’s attacking the misinformation problem. Today Facebook launched “The Hunt for False News,” in which it examines viral B.S., relays the decisions of its third-party fact-checkers and explains how the story was tracked […]
The American government is again showing that it has no interest in hodling, and is auctioning off over 600 BTC. The US Marshals Service (USMS) announced yesterday the auction will be taking place between 8am and 2pm EST on November 5th. Oh, the irony. Nope? Just me then. The Bitcoin being auctioned has been confiscated and seized from a number of federal, civil, and administrative cases. Before you start rummaging through your savings to make a bid, there are a few hurdles to jump over first. Interested bidders must register with the USMS by e-mail by midday on October 31st,… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin