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A new report from the UK's Guardian newspaper describes the internal policies Facebook's (FB) moderators must follow when reviewing controversial content such as hate speech, revenge porn , and violence. The problem got worse when a 20-year-old Thai man broadcasted live video on the popular social site Facebook , which showed him killing his baby before committing suicide.
  • A huge tax cut for guys like me

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    Coattail investing, or simply investing alongside market-moving investors, has proven to be a fruitful strategy for Berkshire Hathaway aficionados, with the Buffett-owned company posting S&P500-beating returns nearly annually for decades. "It's a lot of people with a lot of buying power", he said. "It's a very, very, very valuable product to people that build their lives around it". Still, Buffett said that layoffs were sometimes necessary to make companies more productive.
  • Tillerson blackmails Israel, uses embassy move as bargaining chip

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    He has told Trump that Palestinians are intractable negotiating partners who make demands that Israel can not meet. The new USA ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, departed from diplomatic protocol by visiting the Western Wall on Monday.The visit, a week before Trump's first foreign trip, coincided with a debate between the two countries on Trump's election pledge to move the US embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.It is highly unusual for a new envoy to visit the holy site just ...
  • Europol Suggests Ransomware Cyber-attack Could Grow

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    The Guardian newspaper reported that the 22-year-old Britain-based researcher, identified online only as MalwareTech, found that the software's spread could be stopped by registering a garbled domain name. Now that this "WannaCry" malware is out there, the world's computer systems are vulnerable to a degree they haven't been before, unless people everywhere move quickly to install Microsoft's security patches.
  • Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) Shares Could Test IPO Price Level On Thursday?

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    Snap is better than Twitter: RBC analyst Mark Mahaney, who thinks Snap shares can hit $31, argued Thursday that Snap has a number of key advantages over Twitter . Just this week, Snap gave users the option to let their messages last indefinitely rather than disappearing after 10 seconds. That's asking a lot from Snap investors, given that Facebook's habit of pushing email notifications to its users has helped make Facebook the world's largest social network.
  • SoftBank logs $1.4-bn loss in Snapdeal, Ola

    SoftBank logs $1.4-bn loss in Snapdeal, Ola

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    But things may change now, said analysts. SoftBank is also reported to be close to infusing cash worth more than $1.9 billion into Alibaba-backed digital payments firm Paytm. The deal would include SoftBank spending as much as $1.5 billion to buy a double-digit stake held by United States investor Tiger Global in Flipkart.
  • Judge approves emissions settlement for 3-liter VWs

    Judge approves emissions settlement for 3-liter VWs

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    U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said Thursday that his court is intending to issue approval to the deal, which covers 3-liter diesel cars not included in an earlier $14.7 billion settlement between Volkswagen and U.S. The settlement breaks affected models into two separate generations. Breyer also approved a settlement involving Robert Bosch GmbH in which the German firm will pay $327.5 million to American VW owners for its role in developing the engines at the center of the emissions ...
  • Tribune Media Company (NYSE:TRCO) Shares on the Go mid-Session

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE:TRCO) Shares on the Go mid-Session

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    Tribune Media Company (TRCO) has an Average Brokerage Recommendation (ABR) of 2.54, according to data compiled by Zacks Investment Research . Wall Street analysts have a current quarter EPS estimate of $-0.17 on shares of Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ:MATR).
  • Engineer charged in deadly 2015 Amtrak crash

    Engineer charged in deadly 2015 Amtrak crash

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    Amtrak 188, originating in Washington, D.C., was bound for NY. Several cars overturned and one was left crushed and contorted. The speed limit climbs from 50mph to 110mph about a mile and a half after the curve. The railroad came under fire after the catastrophe for not having a speed control system on the rails. The NTSB has said had that equipment been installed the accident would not have happened.
  • S&P, Nasdaq hit record highs as volatility drops

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    Demand for stocks that pay high dividends has dulled as bonds have begun to pay more in interest. "At the same time the VIX index tracking S&P 500 volatility fell to a 24 year low". Hertz Global Holdings sank $2.11, or 14.2 percent, to $12.80 after reporting a larger loss for the last quarter than analysts expected. However, solid first-quarter earnings could allay some of those fears.