Microsoft is cracking down on hate speech by threatening to pull its cloud services from Gab, a controversial social networking service that’s been hosting anti-Semitic comments from a former US Senate candidate.
On Thursday, Gab said that Microsoft had given it 48 hours to delete the anti-Semitic comments or else it would pull its Azure services from the social networking platform, leaving it offline potentially for weeks or months.
BREAKING: Gab’s hosting provider, Microsoft Azure, has given us 48 hours to take action on two posts or they will pull our service and Gab will go down for weeks/months. pic.twitter.com/dIfaeTr2Go
— Gab.ai (@getongab) August 9, 2018
A strange Chinese audio message was heard over the intercom at the National Weather Service center on Wednesday. The voice was from a woman and the 45-second message was also heard by building employees at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Center for Weather and Climate Prediction. The intercom message, translated from Chinese, said something...
(Credit: iStock) With small arms gunfire, mortar rounds and Rocket Propelled Grenades from hundreds of Taliban firing into a small U.S. Army outpost in Northeastern Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha asked his fellow soldiers if there were any volunteers to help him lead a counterattack to take back the front gate. He was surprised by...