Facebook said Tuesday is cutting more than 5,000 ad-targeting options to prevent advertisers from discriminating based on traits such as religion or race. The shift eliminates the ability to direct Facebook ads at people based on ethnicity, beliefs, political affinity or other data that could be considered
The first Tinseltown film to feature a majority-Asian cast for a generation, the adaption of author Kevin Kwan's bestseller about Singapore's ultra-rich Chinese elite has soared to the top of the North American box office. The rom-com, which tells the Cinderella-like story of an ordinary Asian-American
Peter Lim, a self-made billionaire who owns Valencia Football Club, is publicity-shy and rarely gives interviews or appears in public, and little is known about his personal life. In 2014, he bought Valencia FC for 420 million euros ($480 million), including 200 million euros to clear the club's
Has your smartphone suddenly slowed down, warmed up and the battery drained down for no apparent reason? If so, it may have been hijacked to mine cryptocurrencies. It "consists of entrapping an internet server, a personal computer or a smartphone to install malware to mine cryptocurrencies,"
Natalie Portman has signed on to direct and star in an upcoming film about the Dear Abby-Ann Landers disputes, based on two famous siblings who became estranged over their competing newspaper advice columns in the 1950s. The Oscar-winning actress will simultaneously play the roles of both twin sisters
American rock band Interpol have confirmed a string of fresh concert dates in North America, as they plan to set off on a world tour to promote their upcoming album "Marauder".
American actress and style maven Sarah Jessica Parker is set to release the second part of her kids collection with Gap this month, following the initial debut of the collaborative capsule earlier this year.
Facebook acknowledged Tuesday it has developed tools to identify users "indiscriminately" flagging fake news as it refines its effort to combat misinformation. Facebook said it has developed "a process to protect against people indiscriminately flagging news as fake and attempting to
Oscar-winning British film director Danny Boyle has exited the 25th James Bond movie over "creative differences," the official 007 website announced on Tuesday.
A new lawsuit accusing Google of tracking people's locations against their will has served as a reminder that every movement of most smartphone users is being recorded, often without their knowledge. The California man who filed the suit claims that the tech behemoth continued to track the whereabouts
Twitch, the popular video game streaming platform has announced that its Prime subscription service will no longer be ad-free. The company says it has “re-evaluated some of the existing Twitch Prime benefits” and will therefore no longer offer universal ad-free viewing. Other Twitch Prime benefits
As fall approaches, Apple fans are rubbing their hands together at the prospect of refreshed iPhones, upgraded Macbooks, iPad Pros and a fourth series of Apple Watches -- and Bloomberg says those dreams are coming true. The rumors have been ample but as the annual September Apple events draw nigh, a
Taking advantage of a little peaceful downtime before the excitement of September's fashion weeks, models and fashion icons are sharing snaps on social networks. The looks on show offer their followers an endless source of inspiration for summer hairstyles and makeup. Until now Maria Borges has
Slack, the workplace collaboration software startup that aims to fuel a move away from email, said Tuesday it raised $427 million to give it a valuation of some $7.1 billion. The latest capital round makes Slack one of the most richly valued "unicorns," or startups with private funding worth