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Beijing shrugs off Trump’s insults, but Chinese netizens enjoy US ‘Twi-plomacy’

China appears unperturbed by Donald Trump's barrage of insulting tweets, but Chinese netizens are getting some laughs from the Twitter-diplomacy.


Tech companies move to target terrorist propaganda online

WASHINGTON— Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The new program announced Monday would create a database of unique digital "fingerprints" to help automatically identify videos or images the companies could remove. Technical details were...

Source: The Associated Press

How Trump could decide fate of pipeline dispute

The Dallas-based company financing the $3.7 billion project does not look to be backing down, reports NBC News.

Source: NBC NEWS

China sidesteps Trump Twitter storm but media slams 'reckless remarks'

Trump criticized Beijing over its monetary policy and territorial ambitions in disputed Asia waters, reports NBC News.

Source: NBC NEWS

Thaler: Not surprising market would respond this way

John Thaler, JAT Capital Management founder and portfolio manager, weighs in on Donald Trump's impact on the markets, economy and the tech sector.


Why Trump's call with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte matters

Trump endorsed Duterte's campaign against drug users — a campaign that has left at least 4,500 Filipinos dead in about 5 months, reports NBC News.

Source: NBC NEWS

Donald Trump slams China again

The President-elect criticizes Beijing for manipulating its currency and unfairly taxing US products.


US tech giants like Facebook could face new EU laws forcing them to tackle hate speech

U.S. technology firms including Facebook and Twitter could face new laws forcing them to deal with online hate speech, the European Commission warned.


EU urges U.S. tech giants to act faster against hate speech

BRUSSELS, Dec 4- U.S. tech giants including Facebook, Twitter, Google's YouTube and Microsoft will have to act faster to tackle online hate speech or face laws forcing them to do so, the European Commission said on Sunday. The European Union executive's warning comes six months after the companies signed up to a voluntary code of conduct to take action in Europe...

Source: Reuters

For now, Trump bears signs of a dealmaker, not a policymaker

It's a freewheeling style that President-elect Donald Trump used to stop Carrier from shipping 800 jobs from an Indiana factory to Mexico. "It's a great tactical success," Bill Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, said of the Carrier announcement. In a similar vein, Trump took to Twitter this weekend to threaten heavy tariffs on U.S. companies...

Source: The Associated Press