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Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook boss urges tighter regulation

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook boss urges tighter regulation

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Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has called for more regulation of harmful online content, saying it was not for companies like his to decide what counts as legitimate free speech.Citing China, Mr Zuckerberg also warned excessive control risked stifling individual expression. He was speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany. Social media giants like Facebook are under increasing pressure to stop the spread of false information.Facebook in particular has been criticised for its policy on political advertising. The company launched new policies for political advertising in the US in 2018 and globally the following year. These rules require political ads to display who had paid for them, and a copy of the ad is kept in a pu...
Manchester United consider sacking Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and could bring in England boss Gareth Southgate after Euro 2020

Manchester United consider sacking Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and could bring in England boss Gareth Southgate after Euro 2020

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Manchester United will consider sacking under-pressure manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this season and Gareth Southgate is understood to be a leading contender to replace him. Solskjaer was given the Old Trafford job permanently in March 2019, however, Man United have been in dreadful form since and are currently experiencing their worst ever Premier League season. AFP or licensors Solskjaer is under increasing pressure The Daily Mail reports that if results don’t improve then the Norwegian will go and England boss Southgate could take over after Euro 2020. The report also claims that Man United want Solskjaer to turn things around but senior sources have quoted the ‘Kenny Dalglish scenario’, when Liverpool got rid of the club legend in 2012 which paved
Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe to quit after six years

Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe to quit after six years

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Sainsbury's has announced its chief executive Mike Coupe will retire from the supermarket group.Mr Coupe has led Sainsbury's for almost six years, during which time he oversaw a failed attempt to merge with rival supermarket Asda.The head of Sainsbury's retail and operations, Simon Roberts, will take over from Mr Coupe."This has been a very difficult decision for me personally," Mr Coupe said. "There is never a good time to move on, but as we and the industry continue to evolve, I believe now is the right time for me to hand over to my successor."Mr Coupe's departure comes after he said last May he would be "sticking to the company" when asked whether he had been asked to step down after the failed merger."I'm planning to stay," he said at the time.Mr Cou...
Travelex boss breaks silence 17 days after cyber attack

Travelex boss breaks silence 17 days after cyber attack

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The boss of Travelex has broken his silence about a cyber attack that forced its staff to use pen and paper and halted travel money sales at some banks and supermarkets.The firm has released a number of short statements since cyber criminals held the firm to ransom on 31 December.But in a video message on the firm's website, boss Tony D'Souza said the IT system used by in-store staff was working again.However, other systems remain offline.In a scripted video that was uploaded to a backup Travelex website, Mr D'Souza said the company had taken its systems down after the cyber attack on New Year's Eve. Travelex customer: My money is in limbo Banks stop currency service after Travelex attack However, while he said the system used by...
David Moyes: West Ham appoint former boss for second spell

David Moyes: West Ham appoint former boss for second spell

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David Moyes has been appointed as West Ham manager and will return for a second spell at the club.The Scot, 55, has signed an 18-month deal and starts with the New Year's Day home game against Bournemouth.He replaces Manuel Pellegrini, who was sacked after Saturday's 2-1 home defeat by a much-changed Leicester side. "I feel like I've got unfinished business," said Moyes, who led the Hammers to Premier League safety in a seven-month spell from November 2017.Former Everton and Manchester United boss Moyes, who took over from Slaven Bilic two years ago, left at the end of the season as the east London club decided to "go in a different direction" with former Manchester City manager Pellegrini.Bu...