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When you hear “Silicon Valley,” you probably think venture capitalists, tech startups and wealthy personalities such as Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. So, you might be under the impression that the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) collapse is a “Silicon Valley problem” — something only the most privileged need to worry about.   It’s not. The repercussions of the SVB failure could harm the economic wellbeing of our most underserved communities. […]

The claim: DirecTV to drop ABC if network does not cancel ‘The View’ A March 17 Facebook post (direct link, archive link) shows photos of Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg, both hosts of ABC’s “The View.” “DirecTV Will Drop ABC If They Don’t Cancel ‘The View’,” reads the caption on the post, which links to an article making the […]

Around three-quarters of people in the U.S. purchase something online each year. That number is not expected to decrease any time soon. And while some of those transactions involve digital wallets, for the most part these purchases involve relaying debit or credit card information directly to retailers. This makes e-commerce an attractive target for data […]

Image Credits: TechCrunch Social media giant Meta and its Kenya-based content moderation partners, Sama and Majorel, are facing a new lawsuit in Kenya. In a petition filed today, 43 content moderators allege “unlawful termination” by Sama, whose contract with Meta comes to an end this month after shutting down its content review arm in January. […]

News By Josh Christenson March 17, 2023 | 4:42pm He’s back. Former President Donald Trump announced his return to Facebook Friday afternoon, sharing a message in his signature all-caps style on the social media platform more than two years after he was banned. “I’M BACK!” Trump, 76, posted to his more than 34 million followers above a video that showed […]

JPMorgan turns cautious on Amazon, TikTok faces ban — our Club takes – Correct Success Club holdings Meta Platforms (META) and Amazon (AMZN) are in the news Tuesday. Here are the headlines along with our Club take for each. Potential TikTok ban’s impact on META META 1Y mountain Meta’s performance over the last 12 months […]

Facebook parent Meta is slashing 10,000 jobs, about as many as the social media company announced late last year in its first round of cuts, as uncertainly about the global economy hits the technology sector particularly hard. The company announced 11,000 job cuts in November, about 13% of its workforce at the time. In addition […]

Facebook and Instagram plan to ban all news links on their platforms in Canada if the federal government passes its Online News Act, also known as Bill C-18, into law — reports The Globe and Mail. Proposed last year, Bill C-18 will force internet giants like Google and Facebook and Instagram’s parent company, Meta Platforms, to […]

Insurance status mediates racial and ethnic inequities in advanced-stage cervical cancer diagnosis, according to a study published online March 10 in JAMA Network Open. Hunter K. Holt, M.D., from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and colleagues examined the extent to which racial and ethnic differences in the diagnosis of advanced-stage cervical cancer are mediated […]

The table is just about set for free agency in the NFL for 2023. Tuesday, the 4 p.m. ET deadline passed for all 32 teams to use the franchise or transition tag to restrict the movement of one of their pending free agents. Six players were tagged, all receiving the “non-exclusive” franchise version: Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson, Dallas […]