Technology

YouTube bans QAnon content

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (NBC) – YouTube says it is removing more conspiracy theory content from its platform. YouTube announced Thursday it is prohibiting content, including QAnon, that targets an individual or group with conspiracy theories that have been used to justify real-world …

Facebook bans Holocaust denial

MENLO PARK, Calif. (NBC) – Holocaust denial will no longer be allowed on Facebook. In a post from CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook is updating its hate speech policy to include Holocaust denial and distortion. The move, Zuckerberg said, comes with the rising …

Facebook removing ‘QAnon’ conspiracy content

MENLO PARK, Calif. (NBC) — Facebook is taking a big step to get rid of disinformation campaigns aimed at swaying the presidential election in the United States. Both Facebook and Instagram will reportedly remove all accounts associated with the right-wing conspiracy theory …

Pandemic fuels push for touchless tech

(NBC) The coronavirus pandemic has spurred the need for “no contact” and touchless technology to prevent the spread of the deadly virus. As America shifts how it operates, new technology has emerged to help minimize crowds, shared surfaces, and person-to-person contact. At …

China reacts to app ban

HONG KONG, China (NBC) – President Trump’s announcement to ban dealings with the Chinese owners of consumer apps TikTok and WeChat sent ripples through Asian stock markets Friday. The stock markets in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Japan saw a drop. WeChat owner …

Emergency resource guide created for Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore— A new emergency resource guide has been created for people living in Jackson County. Collaborative Publishing Solutions created the guide to connect people to the resources they need in case of a disaster. CPS collaborated with local emergency managers …

Tech CEOs testify at House hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple will face Congress Wednesday after a more than year-long anti-trust investigation. The hearing is the government’s most aggressive show against big tech since the pursuit to break up Microsoft more than two decades …