Facebook has announced that it will be launching third-party fact-checking in Arabic, in partnership with Agence France-Presse (AFP) MENA.
US President Donald Trump warned Google, Facebook and Twitter to tread carefully on after recently accusing Internet and social media firms of political bias and censorship, without providing evidence, Reuters reported.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp had reportedly pledged to develop tools that would combat fake messages, to help India crack down on people whipping up public anger through mass message forwards on social media.
SoftBank Group is increasing its stake in Yahoo Japan through a $2 billion, three-way deal with US firm Altaba.
Middle East ride-hailing app Careem is reportedly in talks to raise as much as $150 million from existing investors to launch its food delivery business as early as September.
The Booking and Dispatch Center at RTA’s Public Transport Agency has handled 8,294,714 million bookings placed by taxi riders in Dubai during the first half of this year.
Help AG is set to host its flagship Security Spotlight Forum in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on the 25th and 26th of June respectively under the theme ‘AI and Machine Learning in Cyber Security’.
The Ministry of Education, MoE, and Alef Education have signed an agreement to apply the Alef Education Systems in ten Abu Dhabi-based public schools as of 1st September, 2018.
Qatar and Oman have reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance and develop cooperation in the fields of science, higher education and technology.
Facebook has recently announced that it will remove the ‘Trending’ topics feature that compiles popular news from its social network.