Tag: Online

U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online

(Reuters) – Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration’s ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings. Men watch the cruise ship MS Empress of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean International, as it…

False vaccine claims spread online by bots and trolls, says top public-health doc

OTTAWA—Canada’s chief public health officer says the fight against vaccine-related misinformation on social media is being further complicated by the emergence of online bots designed to sow mistrust. Dr. Theresa Tam said Friday in Ottawa that bots have been spreading false claims about vaccinations and increasing tensions on the issue. The misinformation on social media,…

Teens charged in Winnipeg after assaults connected to online sales

Winnipeg police say two 17-year-old boys have been charged in connection to a series of robberies involving online transactions. Police posted a Twitter message earlier this week saying that a number of people had been injured, and advised people not to meet anyone from online retail sites until suspects were apprehended. They say one suspect…

Jeep will sell a limited-edition Gladiator pickup online for one day only

After teasing us with jaw-dropping concept cars for years, Jeep has finally returned to the pickup truck segment with a rugged model based on the fourth-generation Wrangler. The long-awaited truck — which resurrects the heritage-laced Gladiator nameplate — made its public debut at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, and it will go on sale…

It Looks Like Verizon's Online Advertising Project Is a Flop

Although Verizon Communications‘ (NYSE:VZ) core business is having the country’s “best wireless network,” it has tried to break into the digital advertising arena over the past few years.  Under former CEO Lowell McAdam, the cellular giant scooped up AOL in 2015 for $ 4.4 billion, then followed that with the acquisition of Yahoo!’s internet assets for $…