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Twitter, Facebook Move Quickly to Stem Celebrations of Nice Attack
Twitter

Twitter, Facebook Move Quickly to Stem Celebrations of Nice Attack

Twitter Inc. moved swiftly to remove posts from Islamic extremists glorifying a truck attack in Nice, France.
Google, Facebook Quietly Move Toward Automatic Blocking of Extremist Videos
Web Content

Google, Facebook Quietly Move Toward Automatic Blocking of Extremist Videos

The move is a major step forward for internet companies that are eager to eradicate violent propaganda from their sites.
Microsoft to Crack Down on Content Promoting Extremist Acts
Microsoft

Microsoft to Crack Down on Content Promoting Extremist Acts

'The events of the past few months are a strong reminder that the Internet can be used for the worst reasons imaginable,' Microsoft said in its post.
This Is What Bill Gates Says Makes Him Feel Powerless
Bill Gates

This Is What Bill Gates Says Makes Him Feel Powerless

Here are the four juiciest tidbits from the billionaire tech mogul's latest AMA, where he also revealed what habit keeps him up at night.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Facing Potential Terrorism, Entrepreneurs Need to Think About the Unthinkable
Crisis Management

Facing Potential Terrorism, Entrepreneurs Need to Think About the Unthinkable

A well thought-out crisis-management plan is essential for every business to have in today's world.
Jonathan Segal
Meet Fear's Antidote: Hope
Make More Happen

Meet Fear's Antidote: Hope

A seemingly small act -- returning to normal, daily life after tragedy -- takes a great deal of courage.
Amy Cosper
How a Small-Time Texan Plumber's Truck Ended Up in the Hands of Syrian Extremists
Legal

How a Small-Time Texan Plumber's Truck Ended Up in the Hands of Syrian Extremists

Texas resident Mark Oberholtzer has filed a $1 million suit, citing 'shock, fear, anxiety, mental anguish, humiliation and degradation.'
Geoff Weiss
Why Social Media Giants Are Taking Discreet Steps to Combat Militant Propaganda
Terrorism

Why Social Media Giants Are Taking Discreet Steps to Combat Militant Propaganda

Google's YouTube, for instance, has expanded a little-known 'Trusted Flagger' program.
EU Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Anonymous Payments Systems to Curb Terrorism Funding
Security

EU Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Anonymous Payments Systems to Curb Terrorism Funding

EU interior and justice ministers will gather in Brussels on Friday for a crisis meeting in the wake of the Paris attacks.
Anchor Babies? What Really Matters in U.S. Presidential Race.
Politics

Anchor Babies? What Really Matters in U.S. Presidential Race.

There are the only 9 issues that truly matter in the presidential campaign, and we need to address them now.
Steve Tobak
Why None of Us Can Afford to Forget 9/11
Economics

Why None of Us Can Afford to Forget 9/11

While the cost of fighting terrorism may seem high, the cost of not fighting it or fighting and losing is far higher. It's important for all of us to remember that.
Steve Tobak
Problem-Solving Pointers From the SEAL Who Helped Bring Down Bin Laden (VIDEO)
Growth Strategies

Problem-Solving Pointers From the SEAL Who Helped Bring Down Bin Laden (VIDEO)

Mark Owen lives by the unofficial Navy SEAL motto: 'The only easy day was yesterday.'
Geoff Weiss
Facebook Announces New Policies Regarding Names, Nudity and Controversial Content
Regulations

Facebook Announces New Policies Regarding Names, Nudity and Controversial Content

Regulating shares among its 1.4 billion users across the world can be a slippery slope, the social network said.
Geoff Weiss
Why the TSA Now Wants You to Turn On Your Cell Phone Before Boarding
Travel

Why the TSA Now Wants You to Turn On Your Cell Phone Before Boarding

'Powerless devices will not be permitted onboard the aircraft,' the TSA said, in order to thwart bombs potentially concealed within handheld gadgets.
Geoff Weiss