Twitter has suspended accounts linked to Iran-backed militant group Hezbollah and Palestinian group Hamas after U.S. lawmakers criticized the social-media company for letting the terrorist-designated entities to remain active on the platform.
The Utah Senator, under the name Pierre Delecto, defended himself and criticized the president. He joins celebrities, CEOs and the spouses of major sports executives to get caught in the pseudonymous ac
Online forum 8chan, used by the suspect in the El Paso, Texas, mass shooting that left 22 people dead, is facing a concerted effort to block its return after an internet-infrastructure provider cut off support.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and President Trump have found no national security concerns about work Alphabet’s Google unit is doing in China, a rebuke of claims made by billionaire investor Peter Thiel.
Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-operated devices.
The Chinese government is tightening its control over videogames, including restricting the number of online games and limiting play time for children, which sent shares of Tencent and NetEase tumbling.
Sarah E. NeedlemanThe drumbeat against videogames has been building for more than a year [in China], with Tencent coming under fire in 2017 for its Honor of Kings mobile game, writes the @WSJ's @byShanLi.
Apple removed links from its podcast directory to content from controversial far-right site Infowars, thrusting the tech giant into the debate over how internet platforms should handle divisive or offensive content.
Sarah E. NeedlemanEliminating easy access to Infowars podcasts marks a rare, prominent foray for Apple into an issue confronting many major internet companies: how to remove hateful or conspiratorial messages from their platforms without infringing on free speech.