Google bans ads for 'unproven' therapies, including stem cells

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Google said Friday it was banning online ads for unproven medical treatments including most stem cell and gene therapy. “This new policy will prohibit ads selling treatments that have no established biomedical or scientific basis,” Google policy adviser Adrienne Biddings said in a blog post. Biddings said Google will “prohibit […]

GlobalFoundries lawsuit threatens sales bans against Apple, NVIDIA

[ad_1] The consequences could still be serious. In one of the ITC complaints, GlobalFoundries called for import bans on many of Apple’s devices with mobile chips, including the iPhone XS, AirPods, Apple Watch Series 4 and Apple TV 4K. It would still be highly damaging for others. NVIDIA’s GPU business revolves heavily around assembly at […]

GlobalFoundries lawsuit threatens sales bans against Apple, NVIDIA

[ad_1] The consequences could still be serious. In one of the ITC complaints, GlobalFoundries called for import bans on many of Apple’s devices with mobile chips, including the iPhone XS, AirPods, Apple Watch Series 4 and Apple TV 4K. It would still be highly damaging for others. NVIDIA’s GPU business revolves heavily around assembly at […]

Tracking online hate groups reveals why they're resilient to bans

[ad_1] Social networks have struggled to figure out how to handle issues like threats of violence and the presence of hate groups on their platforms. But a new study suggests that attempts to limit the latter run up against a serious problem: the networks formed by hate group members are remarkably resilient, and they will […]

Tracking online hate groups reveals why they're resilient to bans

[ad_1] Social networks have struggled to figure out how to handle issues like threats of violence and the presence of hate groups on their platforms. But a new study suggests that attempts to limit the latter run up against a serious problem: the networks formed by hate group members are remarkably resilient, and they will […]

Bring on the technology bans

[ad_1] In mid-July 2019, Oakland, California, became the third U.S. city to ban municipal departments from using facial recognition technology. Meanwhile, Congress began hearings on whether and how to regulate it on a national level. In a surprising moment of bipartisan consensus, the only thing lawmakers fought about was how extensive restrictions ought to be. […]

After deadly wrecks, Atlanta bans electric scooters at night

[ad_1] A man rides a electric scooter Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Atlanta. Atlanta is banning electric scooters during nighttime hours during a deadly summer for riders. In Atlanta, three riders have died since May in crashes that involved a public bus, an SUV and a car. Police in the Atlanta suburb of East Point […]