Image copyright AFP Mark Zuckerberg has revealed deep-seated concerns that the tide is turning against globalisation. In an interview with the BBC, the Facebook founder said that fake news, polarised views and 'filter bubbles' were damaging 'common…
Martin BryantI get where he's coming from, but it might come across to many as a message out of step with the times. Could that play against Facebook's interests?
Alexander Nix is a director at SCL Group and CEO of its subsidiary, Cambridge Analytica, which worked on President Trump's campaign. Last December, a Swiss publication called Das Magazin credited an obscure consulting firm that advised Donald…
Martin BryantSo Cambridge Analytica apparently isn't the gamechanger for political campaigning it claimed to be...
New York Times
– Feb 16, 2017, 6:31 PM
The growing discord between a president and his bureaucratic rank-and-file, he warned, “is dangerous, it encourages deep divisions within society, it creates these constant tensions.” “As an American citizen I find it really…
Martin BryantThe idea that leaks from within government are an internal resistance movement might have some accuracy, but as this article argues, it also risks undermining democracy more than an unstable President on his own.
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– Feb 16, 2017, 6:28 AM
The Kremlin ordered state media to cut way back on their fawning coverage of President Donald Trump, reflecting a growing concern among senior Russian officials that the new U.S. administration will be less friendly than first thought, three people…
Martin Bryant'Stop it! He might be the friend we thought he was!'
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– Feb 16, 2017, 2:00 AM
Earlier this month, Apple Inc. poached the chief of Amazon's Fire TV unit to run its television operations. Timothy D. Twerdhal brings hardware and content experience to his new gig, and his hiring suggests a renewed focus on the Apple TV set-top…
Martin BryantWill Apple finally stop treating Apple TV as a hobby product this year? Its rivals certainly aren't playing around.