Kenya’s Threat to Ban Facebook Could Backfire

Kenya’s Threat to Ban Facebook Could Backfire

In June, Global Witness and Foxglove found that Meta continued to approve ads in Amharic targeting Ethiopian users that included hate speech and calls for violence. Facebook has been implicated in spreading hate speech and stoking ethnic violence in Ethiopia’s ongoing...
The Chip Shortage Is Easing—but Only for Some

The Chip Shortage Is Easing—but Only for Some

But the turnaround is far from uniform. Everstream’s data shows that lead times for some advanced chips needed for medical devices, telecommunications, and cybersecurity systems is around 52 weeks, compared to a prior average of 27 weeks.Automotive companies that were...
TikTok Starts Layoffs in Company-Wide Restructuring

TikTok Starts Layoffs in Company-Wide Restructuring

TikTok has begun a global restructuring of its business that includes layoffs, according to five people with knowledge of the process.The short-form video app, owned by Chinese parent company ByteDance, has rapidly expanded both its user base and workforce in recent...