Facebook removes 190 white supremacist accounts trying to incite anti-protest violence

Facebook’s hate group whack-a-mole continues. The social network removed 190 accounts tied to white supremacist groups Proud Boys and American Guard, the Associated Press first reported, and Facebook confirmed to Mashable. The company said that those accounts were planning to … Read more…

Mark Zuckerberg responds to upset Facebook employees, pledges to build products to ‘advance racial justice’

Mark Zuckerberg on Friday responded to Facebook employees who were upset over the company’s decision to not moderate or take down a controversial post in which President Donald Trump said “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” Tech BEST DEAL … Read more…

Coronavirus cases in Israel increased once public transportation restrictions were loosened

The number of coronavirus cases in Israel increased in the wake of the country easing restrictions on public transportation. Buses and trains tend to pack in riders closely together and can be a catalyst for widespread exposure. The coronavirus pandemic … Read more…

Amazon sees strong demand for pepper spray and Black Lives Matter merchandise as protests rage

Amazon’s Sports and Outdoors category showed pepper spray as the top-selling item, while a rechargeable taser was listed at No.44, illustrating that consumers are buying self-defense items amid protests that have turned violent in some areas of the country. Tech … Read more…

India’s Reliance launches JioMart online grocery service, challenging Amazon, Flipkart

Reliance Industries Ltd has launched an online grocery service, JioMart, the head of its grocery retail business said, in a move aimed at rivalling Amazon.com’s local unit and Walmart Inc’s Flipkart in the huge Indian market. Reuters: Technology News BEST … Read more…

Electric bike sales boom during coronavirus pandemic, but it’s too late for GM’s Ariv

As lockdowns ease up and city dwellers look to avoid public transportation during the coronavirus pandemic, e-bike sales are flourishing. It’s surprising, then, to see a company the size of General Motors exit the business. U.S. bike companies like Rad … Read more…