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U.S. Citizen talking to Trump @ Trump Tower about censoring TikTok from U.S. users
Trump Administration Proposes Scrapping Computerised Draw For H-1B Visas
H1-B Visa: "Prioritisation and selection based on wage levels better balances the interests of petitioners, H-1B workers, and U.S. workers," the DHS said.
US Rejection Throws World Trade Body Leadership Race Into Confusion
Just six days before the US. election in which trade is a hot topic, Washington struck another blow at the WTO, which US President Donald Trump has described as "horrible" and b...
These Stars Get Paid Obscene Amounts of Money To Post One Picture
Major celebrities like Kylie Jenner and Selena Gomez can make a killing off a single Instagram post. But stars from reality TV shows like “The Bachelor” and the “The Real Housew...
Ambani vs Bezos: Reliance's retail ambitions hit Amazon roadblock
Reliance Industries' aggressive expansion, fueled by investments from big global names, has hit a speed bump with Jeff Bezos's Amazon.com winning an interim injunction on an imp...
Congress GRILLS Twitter CEO: How to battle lies and fake news
The CEO of Twitter simply lie to the congress under oath, claim the company's content moderation practices is not manipulated nor politically motivated, lying under oath that tw...
CEOs of Google, Twitter and Facebook grilled in Senate hearing
Ted Cruz yelled. His Democratic colleague Brian Schatz called the hearing in which he was speaking "a sham." Committee chair Roger Wicker couldn't pronounce the last name of Goo...
VIDEO: News Brief, 28 October
“Dory” The litter eating fish, Public/Private Partnership benefits local students, Nominations open for Order of the Cayman Islands
Apple search crawler activity could signal a Google competitor, or a bid to make Siri a one-stop shop
Encouraged by the spate of antitrust activity brewing in both the Justice Department and on Capitol Hill, Apple may be developing a search competitor to Google, according to a r...
Facebook, Twitter CEOs struggle to name a single liberal who has been censored on their platforms
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey struggled to name a single liberal person or entity who has been censored by their social media platforms on Wednesday d...
'Offensive and embarrassing': Senators struggle to pronounce Google CEO Sundar Pichai's name correctly
Senators questioning Google CEO Sundar Pichai alongside Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey couldn’t pronounce his name correctly.
London Heathrow loses its crown to Paris as passenger numbers plummet
London Heathrow has lost the title of Europe's busiest airport to Charles de Gaulle in Paris and is downgrading its forecasts for passenger numbers this year and next as the out...
Sen. Cory Gardner goes after Twitter CEO on Trump, Iran censorship for 'Holocaust denial'
Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., questioned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing with tech giants Wednesday, on how the social media company dictates wh...
Amazon argues Prime Video customers don't own purchased content
The tech giant is arguing in a new court filing that Prime Video customers are actually paying for a limited license for “on-demand viewing over an indefinite period of time.”
UK to start rapid COVID-19 tests at Heathrow on Tuesday
Airlines argue pre-departure virus tests crucial to get people travelling safely again.
The boarding school ‘monster’ who always walked free
How Jack Mount preyed on his pupils – and repeatedly evaded justice.
No new Covid cases reported in Cayman Islands; 20 active cases remain
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 344 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 27 October 2020. All were negative.
Legislative Assembly sessions October 28
Republicans Blast Social Media C.E.O.s While Democrats Deride Hearing
Republican senators accused the leaders of Twitter, Facebook and Google of censorship. Democrats denounced that as posturing.
Alibaba’s Co-Founder Lucy Peng to Get $5 Billion Richer on Ant IPO
Lucy Peng has been dubbed Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s most influential woman.
Trump Organisation pressed on US president’s Chinese bank account
Democrat lawmakers want company to reveal name of financial institution and provide detailed accounting of transactions.
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