David Gilbert

Facebook

France Took One Look at Facebook's Cryptocurrency and Said, 'Hell, Non'

France has blocked Libra over concerns it could destabilize the French economy by privatizing money and undermining the euro.
David Gilbert
2 days ago
israel

Facebook Just Kicked out Netanyahu's Chatbot for Hate Speech

The Israeli prime minister's campaign was telling Facebook users that Arab politicians "want to annihilate us all.”
David Gilbert
3 days ago
trade war

Trump's Latest Trade War Win Is Actually A Victory For China

The president claimed credit for a move China had been planning for months, and will benefit Chinese businesses far more than U.S. ones.
David Gilbert
3 days ago
Brexit

Boris Johnson Lied to the Queen to Get Parliament Suspended, Court Rules

Now the case goes to the Supreme Court, and the entire Brexit process continues to go just swimmingly.
David Gilbert
4 days ago
egypt

Egyptians Keep Sharing These Videos About Government Corruption and There's Nothing Sisi Can Do About It

Millions of Egyptians are enthralled by daily videos uploaded by a former military contractor who accuses President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of large-scale corruption.
David Gilbert
4 days ago
Taliban

Trump Just Blew Up a Peace Deal With the Taliban Because They Wouldn't Let Him Take All The Credit

The fate of more than 5,000 U.S. troops who were going to come home from America's longest war is now unclear.
David Gilbert
9.9.19
Hurricane Dorian

A Week After Hurricane Dorian, We Still Don't Know How Many People are Missing in the Bahamas

The storm has left 70,000 people homeless, and locals say the government response has been "ridiculous."
David Gilbert
9.9.19
Rohingya

A Million Rohingya Refugees Are About to Be Cut Off From the World

In the world's largest refugee camp, the Bangladeshi government is moving to strip Rohingya of a essential lifeline: their cell phones.
David Gilbert
9.6.19
Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian's Death Toll In the Bahamas Will Be ‘Staggering’

Morticians have started embalming bodies because they have run out of cooler space, and thousands of people are still missing.
David Gilbert
9.6.19
8chan

8chan’s Owner Will Tell Congress His Site Is About Video Game Tips and 'Down-Home Recipes.' Oh, and Mass Shootings.

Jim Watkins was called to testify because his website has played host to the racist screeds of at least three mass shooters this year.
David Gilbert
9.5.19
Brexit

Boris Johnson Is So Unpopular Right Now His Own Brother Just Quit

"In recent weeks, I’ve been torn between family loyalty and the national interest — it’s an unresolvable tension," Jo Johnson said.
David Gilbert
9.5.19
Hong Kong

China Used Twitter Porn Bots to Spread Disinformation About The Hong Kong Protests

It also used long-standing accounts linked to K-pop and sports in a “blunt-force influence operation" to discredit the pro-democracy protests.
David Gilbert
9.5.19
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