US officials to use fake social media accounts to check people entering country

US Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor social media information on foreigners seeking visas, green cards and citizenship. An updated Homeland Security Department review of potential privacy issues dated July 2019 that was posted online on Friday essentially reversed a prior ban on officers creating fake profiles. … Read more US officials to use fake social media accounts to check people entering country

Optus Hunt for Tech Solutions to Help Young People

Telco giant Optus is on the hunt for technology solutions that will change the lives of young people, with the launch of its second annual Future Makers program. Optus is calling on charities, social entrepreneurs and social enterprises to submit innovative technology ideas which have the potential to contribute to the employability, education and wellbeing … Read more Optus Hunt for Tech Solutions to Help Young People

A plan to tax US imports has better odds of becoming law than many people think

Container ships at the Port of Oakland Getty Images A controversial proposal to tax all goods and services coming into the United States has a better chance of becoming law than many on Wall Street suspect. The so-called “border-adjusted” tax is part of the House tax overhaul plan that also would reduce the corporate rate … Read more A plan to tax US imports has better odds of becoming law than many people think

A plan to tax US imports has better odds of becoming law than many people think

Getty Images Container ships at the Port of Oakland A controversial proposal to tax all goods and services coming into the United States has a better chance of becoming law than many on Wall Street suspect. The so-called “border-adjusted” tax is part of the House tax overhaul plan that also would reduce the corporate rate … Read more A plan to tax US imports has better odds of becoming law than many people think

Here’s what people are searching for — and posting about— the election

The internet has played an unprecedented role in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, and Election Night was no exception. “Government ethics” was the top policy issue discussed in Facebookposts as of 7 p.m. ET, the company said. Abortion and immigration were the top-searched topics on Google, according to Google Trends. Over 7.5 million people shared … Read more Here’s what people are searching for — and posting about— the election

Here’s what people are searching for — and posting about— the election

Celebrities talk election through social media  Tuesday, 8 Nov 2016 | 8:55 PM ET | 01:20 The internet has played an unprecedented role in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, and Election Night was no exception. “Government ethics” was the top policy issue discussed in Facebookposts as of 7 p.m. ET, the company said. Abortion and immigration … Read more Here’s what people are searching for — and posting about— the election

Meet Raghuram Rajan’s teacher who now works for tribal people of Madhya Pradesh

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan was once the student of ex-IIT Delhi professor Alok Sagar, who left his prestigious IIT job in 1982 to serve the tribal people of Madhya Pradesh. In brief: Know about this noble person The Professor did his Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and also pursued Master’s from IIT Delhi. After completing … Read more Meet Raghuram Rajan’s teacher who now works for tribal people of Madhya Pradesh

The List: 10 apps for ridiculously lazy people

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Connecting people once more: Nokia phones, tablets are coming back

Nokia is back! the former cellphone king formally announced its plan to return to the sector of telephones, smartphones and pills. And to reply your burning question – yes, it will be Android smartphones and tablets! This move will encompass the formation of a brand new corporation – HMD worldwide Oy, a newly foundedorganization based … Read more Connecting people once more: Nokia phones, tablets are coming back

New Facebook tool lets blind people ‘see’ photos

Social media platforms may be a great way of telling the world about your life, but not everyone can appreciate these moments in full. Facebook is launching “automatic alternative text”; a tool that uses object recognition technology to identify and describe an image, so that visually impaired and blind people using screen readers will be … Read more New Facebook tool lets blind people ‘see’ photos