Here’s what investors need to know about the political calls for big tech regulation

Here’s what investors need to know about the political calls for big tech regulation4 Hours AgoFacebook is making some big changes on how it targets ads to users in the face of anger from both sides of the political aisle. Gene Munster, founder and managing partner of Loup Ventures, and Ed Lee, New York Times media reporter, join “Squawk Box” to discuss the regulations facing the tech industry.


Here’s what investors need to know about the political calls for big tech regulation4 Hours AgoFacebook is making some big changes on how it targets ads to users in the face of anger from both sides of the political aisle. Gene Munster, founder and managing partner of Loup Ventures, and Ed Lee, New York Times media reporter, join “Squawk Box” to discuss the regulations facing the tech industry.
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Here's what investors need to know about the political calls for big tech regulation

Here’s what investors need to know about the political calls for big tech regulation

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Facebook is making some big changes on how it targets ads to users in the face of anger from both sides of the political aisle. Gene Munster, founder and managing partner of Loup Ventures, and Ed Lee, New York Times media reporter, join “Squawk Box” to discuss the regulations facing the tech industry.


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Facebook to change its ad-targeting options to prevent discrimination

Facebook to change its ad-targeting options to prevent discrimination5 Hours AgoFacebook is making some big changes on how it targets ads to users in face of anger from both sides of the political aisle. CNBC’s Julia Boorstin reports.


Facebook to change its ad-targeting options to prevent discrimination5 Hours AgoFacebook is making some big changes on how it targets ads to users in face of anger from both sides of the political aisle. CNBC’s Julia Boorstin reports.
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Facebook to change its ad-targeting options to prevent discrimination

Facebook to change its ad-targeting options to prevent discrimination

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Facebook is making some big changes on how it targets ads to users in face of anger from both sides of the political aisle. CNBC’s Julia Boorstin reports.


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‘Draft Beto’ grassroots group in California got early start that could help 2020 candidate

LOS ANGELES — Even before former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke announced his formal 2020 presidential run Thursday, he enjoyed political support in California. A Draft Beto movement, which began in January, included supporters throughout the state. “I’m excited for Beto O’Rourke to enter the race,” said Dylah Ray, a Google employee in Silicon Valley who volunteered in the Draft Beto effort in California. A Texas native, Ray hosted a Draft Beto house party with about 30 people in February. The Draft B


LOS ANGELES — Even before former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke announced his formal 2020 presidential run Thursday, he enjoyed political support in California. A Draft Beto movement, which began in January, included supporters throughout the state. “I’m excited for Beto O’Rourke to enter the race,” said Dylah Ray, a Google employee in Silicon Valley who volunteered in the Draft Beto effort in California. A Texas native, Ray hosted a Draft Beto house party with about 30 people in February. The Draft B
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'Draft Beto' grassroots group in California got early start that could help 2020 candidate

LOS ANGELES — Even before former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke announced his formal 2020 presidential run Thursday, he enjoyed political support in California.

A Draft Beto movement, which began in January, included supporters throughout the state. The Democrat’s 2018 Texas Senate campaign raised more than $5 million in the Golden State, and he’s won fans from Hollywood to Silicon Valley.

“I’m excited for Beto O’Rourke to enter the race,” said Dylah Ray, a Google employee in Silicon Valley who volunteered in the Draft Beto effort in California. “I’m definitely seeing a groundswell of enthusiasm.”

A Texas native, Ray hosted a Draft Beto house party with about 30 people in February. She said the party was attended by “all Silicon Valley folks,” including tech workers and educators.

She also flew back to Texas last year to volunteer in the last few weeks of O’Rourke’s run against GOP Sen. Ted Cruz.

“I think he can bring that same enthusiasm and globalization and unification that he did there in Texas here in California and across the country too,” said Ray. “A lot of his ideas and policies can be tremendously impactful in California, particularly immigration and criminal justice reform.”

The Draft Beto group also showed strong support in the Los Angeles area, including among people who work in the entertainment industry. O’Rourke could tap into wealthy donors in Hollywood as he did in the Senate race, when he received money from Rosie O’Donnell, Jimmy Kimmel, Chris Rock and others.

But the 46-year-old O’Rourke faces a challenge in California, in that 2020 Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris has a home-state advantage. Harris grew up in the Golden State and has been elected to several offices there.

O’Rourke could also face another White House contender from California, Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell, whose congressional district is in northern Silicon Valley.

“We’ve been working in the state for months, and we’ve had more than 17 house parties across California,” said Michael Soneff, a political strategist who coordinated the Draft Beto effort in California. He said the group built a grassroots infrastructure in the state to keep O’Rourke competitive with other Democratic candidates.

Soneff said the number of political contributions O’Rourke received from California in his Texas race against Cruz is a reflection of his appeal in the delegate-rich state. He said the more than $5 million raised in California for O’Rourke came from about 24,000 individual contributions, with most of it in small donations.

“A lot of folks who have been in politics are sort of on our staff now and working for free as volunteers because they believe Beto is the best chance and best candidate to take on [President] Donald Trump in 2020,” said Soneff.

Trump’s comments about O’Rourke, including one Thursday about how the Democrat moves his hands when he speaks, appears to be generating more attention for the Texan.

“Without question, Trump talking about O’Rourke does help him,” said Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a longtime political analyst and retired professor of public policy communication at the University of Southern California. “The message is that if Trump hates him, the president may be nervous about him.”

On Friday in Iowa, O’Rourke took a swipe at Trump, calling attention to the New Zealand mass shooting in two mosques and remarks from “national leadership” about Muslims and immigrants.

O’Rourke, who in Congress represented the border city of El Paso, has been a critic of Trump’s border wall and made immigration a central theme with voters. The Democrat has pledged to “take the wall down” and has an immigration plan that includes citizenship for so-called Dreamers and their parents.

A message focused around immigration also could do well for O’Rourke in California, since the state has more than 10 million foreign-born residents.

O’Rourke has been a longtime supporter of legalizing marijuana and wants to see an end to cash bail. California became the first state last year to pass legislation ending cash bail for suspects in the state’s criminal justice system.

“California is a very progressive state,” said Cameron Onumah, political director at Dianne Feinstein for Senate 2018 and a Southern California advisor to the Draft Beto effort. “When you’re looking at the 16 names or so that have announced for president of the United States, there’s almost this game of who is more progressive and who can say something that is more appealing to the base.”

Onumah said O’Rourke is the right candidate, because the Democrat can explain a progressive vision that appeals not just to Californians but to the voters in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

“Those states are where we’re really going to need to win,” he said. “Californians are smart and looking for someone who is electable, and I think Beto is that person.”


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Thailand election: Economic growth, income inequality are key issues

Investors are hoping for greater political and economic stability in Thailand after the country’s upcoming general election — but some analysts aren’t so sure that will come to pass. This year, foreign buying of Thai equities has not return in a significant way, with many investors opting to wait for clarity on the political front. The election on March 24 will be Thailand’s first since a military coup overthrew the elected government in 2014. An anti-military camp that consist of the Pheu Thai


Investors are hoping for greater political and economic stability in Thailand after the country’s upcoming general election — but some analysts aren’t so sure that will come to pass. This year, foreign buying of Thai equities has not return in a significant way, with many investors opting to wait for clarity on the political front. The election on March 24 will be Thailand’s first since a military coup overthrew the elected government in 2014. An anti-military camp that consist of the Pheu Thai
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Thailand election: Economic growth, income inequality are key issues

Investors are hoping for greater political and economic stability in Thailand after the country’s upcoming general election — but some analysts aren’t so sure that will come to pass.

Last year, the Thai stock market suffered a record $9 billion in foreign investment outflows as investors withdrew from emerging markets amid rising interest rates in the U.S. and global economic concerns. This year, foreign buying of Thai equities has not return in a significant way, with many investors opting to wait for clarity on the political front.

The election on March 24 will be Thailand’s first since a military coup overthrew the elected government in 2014. The vote is set to be a contest between three political fractions:

A pro-military camp that include the Palang Pracharat Party, which named current Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha as its candidate to lead the country.

An anti-military camp that consist of the Pheu Thai Party — which is linked to exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra — and the newly founded Future Forward Party.

A group of parties that are neutral or undecided on which side they would align, including the Democrat Party led by another former prime minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, and Bhumjaithai Party, which recently made headlines for its promotion of marijuana as a new cash crop in Thailand.

None of the parties are expected to single-handedly win enough seats to form the next government, which means the most likely scenario is a coalition administration. That may be challenging, however, in a polarized political environment like Thailand, analysts said.


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UK lawmakers to vote on Brexit delay as political crisis rumbles on

BNY’s Derrick: Every move in the pound for months has been tied directly to Brexit news 7 Hours Ago | 05:03The motion being put forward by the government states that if Parliament has approved a Brexit deal by March 20 then the government will seek to agree with the EU a short delay to Brexit ending on June 30. If Parliament has not approved a deal by March 20, then the U.K. would have to seek a longer delay, the government proposed. “It is highly likely that the European Council (head of EU nat


BNY’s Derrick: Every move in the pound for months has been tied directly to Brexit news 7 Hours Ago | 05:03The motion being put forward by the government states that if Parliament has approved a Brexit deal by March 20 then the government will seek to agree with the EU a short delay to Brexit ending on June 30. If Parliament has not approved a deal by March 20, then the U.K. would have to seek a longer delay, the government proposed. “It is highly likely that the European Council (head of EU nat
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UK lawmakers to vote on Brexit delay as political crisis rumbles on

BNY’s Derrick: Every move in the pound for months has been tied directly to Brexit news 7 Hours Ago | 05:03

The motion being put forward by the government states that if Parliament has approved a Brexit deal by March 20 then the government will seek to agree with the EU a short delay to Brexit ending on June 30.

If Parliament has not approved a deal by March 20, then the U.K. would have to seek a longer delay, the government proposed.

“It is highly likely that the European Council (head of EU nations) at its meeting the following day (Thursday next week) would require a clear purpose for any extension, not least to determine its length, and that any extension beyond 30 June 2019 would require the United Kingdom to hold European Parliament elections in May 2019,” the motion to be debated Thursday afternoon states.

The length of any delay is the key question for the U.K. and EU.

On Wednesday evening, May said there were now two choices — agree a deal and try to secure a short delay to Brexit (her preference) or fail to agree anything and face a much longer delay.


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AOC outdraws presidential candidates, decries moderates as ‘meh’

AUSTIN, Texas — A freshman congresswoman drew bigger crowds at South by Southwest than any presidential candidate, and no one was surprised because it was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. In her remarks, Ocasio-Cortez torched political moderation, which she equated with worshiping mediocrity, defended democratic socialism and took a question from Bill Nye, better known as The Science Guy. It’s just an attitude towards life of, like, ‘meh,'” she said, shrugging her shoulders for emphasis. “We’ve become


AUSTIN, Texas — A freshman congresswoman drew bigger crowds at South by Southwest than any presidential candidate, and no one was surprised because it was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. In her remarks, Ocasio-Cortez torched political moderation, which she equated with worshiping mediocrity, defended democratic socialism and took a question from Bill Nye, better known as The Science Guy. It’s just an attitude towards life of, like, ‘meh,'” she said, shrugging her shoulders for emphasis. “We’ve become
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AOC outdraws presidential candidates, decries moderates as 'meh'

AUSTIN, Texas — A freshman congresswoman drew bigger crowds at South by Southwest than any presidential candidate, and no one was surprised because it was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

The annual festival of music, film and tech has gotten political this year, with more than a half-dozen declared and potential 2020 candidates of all political stripes making the pilgrimage to this mecca for upwardly mobile young techies and hipsters.

But Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year-old left-wing Democrat from New York, was the star of the political track, attracting more interest Saturday than two senators— Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar — a former governor, a mayor and the former CEO of Starbucks.

More 2020 candidates are set to speak Sunday, but in smaller venues than the massive ballroom that Ocasio-Cortez filled to the brim, which didn’t come close to accommodating everyone who wanted to get in.

In her remarks, Ocasio-Cortez torched political moderation, which she equated with worshiping mediocrity, defended democratic socialism and took a question from Bill Nye, better known as The Science Guy.

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“Moderate is not a stance. It’s just an attitude towards life of, like, ‘meh,'” she said, shrugging her shoulders for emphasis. “We’ve become so cynical, that we view ‘meh,’ or ‘eh’ — we view cynicism as an intellectually superior attitude, and we view ambition as youthful naivete when … the greatest things we have ever accomplished as a society have been ambitious acts of visions.

“The ‘meh’ is worshipped now. For what?” she continued to cheers.

Speaking in the same room where former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz warned earlier in the day that socialism is taking over the Democratic Party, Ocasio-Cortez defended her self-described democratic socialism and dismissed “fear-mongering” about it.

She dismissed concern about the government taking over corporations, which she said she doesn’t favor, by saying “corporations have already taken over our government.”

Instead, she said, her view of democratic socialism emphasizes making everything, politics and the economy, more democratic. And she said capitalism — which she defined as an ideology of “putting profit above of everything else in society” — “cannot be redeemed.”

The lawmaker took questions from the Intercept’s Briahna Joy Gray, and when the audience had a chance to ask some of their own, a familiar face appeared at the microphone, prompting a standing ovation: TV personality and science advocate Bill Nye.

He asked what can be done to make people that look like him (older white men) feel less afraid by the types of policies she’s promoting.

She said she appreciated the question and acknowledged that the fear from people currently in power is a major obstacle to change, but said they need not be afraid: “There can be a give without a take.”

“When you see someone who is fearful,” she said the best thing to do is “be the person who is courageous.”


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Crunch Brexit votes are coming that could trigger yet more political chaos

Time is running out for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to get a deal done before Britain is officially supposed to leave the EU on March 29. May has already agreed a draft withdrawal deal with Brussels that sets the terms by which the U.K. leaves the bloc. However, the U.K. Parliament has to approve the terms and in the first “meaningful vote,” back in January, lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected the 585-page treaty. It is hated by Euroskeptic lawmakers who fear it will trap the U.K. into a never


Time is running out for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to get a deal done before Britain is officially supposed to leave the EU on March 29. May has already agreed a draft withdrawal deal with Brussels that sets the terms by which the U.K. leaves the bloc. However, the U.K. Parliament has to approve the terms and in the first “meaningful vote,” back in January, lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected the 585-page treaty. It is hated by Euroskeptic lawmakers who fear it will trap the U.K. into a never
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Crunch Brexit votes are coming that could trigger yet more political chaos

Time is running out for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to get a deal done before Britain is officially supposed to leave the EU on March 29.

May has already agreed a draft withdrawal deal with Brussels that sets the terms by which the U.K. leaves the bloc. Among other things this includes what money is owed, how citizens will be treated, as well as what happens at the land border between EU-member the Republic of Ireland and U.K.-ruled Northern Ireland.

However, the U.K. Parliament has to approve the terms and in the first “meaningful vote,” back in January, lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected the 585-page treaty. Most of the dissatisfaction centered around a safety net arrangement known as the “Irish backstop.”

The backstop is designed to ensure that should Britain and the EU fail to resolve their future trading arrangements, there can be no possibility of a physical border being erected within the island of Ireland.

It is hated by Euroskeptic lawmakers who fear it will trap the U.K. into a never-ending customs union with Europe. This is seen as the main reason May’s deal failed at the first vote and efforts to overcome this are underway before a second meaningful vote is to be held.

Britain’s top lawyer, Attorney General Geoffrey Cox, has been in Brussels trying to negotiate terms that will satisfy doubtful lawmakers but has, so far, gained little success. On Friday, Cox is to return to Europe’s de facto capital to try again.


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Facebook removes fake accounts that tried to stir hate and political division in the UK and Romania

Facebook says it removed fake accounts that spread articles, videos and memes aimed at inciting hate and political division in Britain and Romania. The social media giant said in a blog post Thursday evening on its blog that it took down 137 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages and groups in the U.K., and another 31 Facebook accounts, pages and groups in Romania. Facebook Head of Cybersecurity Policy Nathaniel Gleicher said the platform discovered a network of people operating fake accounts in


Facebook says it removed fake accounts that spread articles, videos and memes aimed at inciting hate and political division in Britain and Romania. The social media giant said in a blog post Thursday evening on its blog that it took down 137 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages and groups in the U.K., and another 31 Facebook accounts, pages and groups in Romania. Facebook Head of Cybersecurity Policy Nathaniel Gleicher said the platform discovered a network of people operating fake accounts in
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Facebook removes fake accounts that tried to stir hate and political division in the UK and Romania

Facebook says it removed fake accounts that spread articles, videos and memes aimed at inciting hate and political division in Britain and Romania.

The social media giant said in a blog post Thursday evening on its blog that it took down 137 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages and groups in the U.K., and another 31 Facebook accounts, pages and groups in Romania.

Facebook Head of Cybersecurity Policy Nathaniel Gleicher said the platform discovered a network of people operating fake accounts in the U.K. to “engage in hate speech and spread divisive comments on both sides of the political debate.”

Meanwhile, in Romania, the company said it found both fake and real accounts on the platform spreading posts in support of the country’s Social Democratic Party (PSD). Some of the accounts had ties to an individual associated with the PSD, Facebook said.

The firm shared examples of the posts being circulated. One post in Britain criticized Gerard Batten, the leader of the pro-Brexit U.K. Independence Party (UKIP), for calling Islam a “death cult,” while another said people on the left of the political spectrum “don’t have to know anything.”


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Facebook removes fake accounts that tried to stir hate and political division in the UK and Romania

Facebook says it removed fake accounts that spread articles, videos and memes aimed at inciting hate and political division in Britain and Romania. The social media giant said in a blog post Thursday evening on its blog that it took down 137 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages and groups in the U.K., and another 31 Facebook accounts, pages and groups in Romania. Facebook Head of Cybersecurity Policy Nathaniel Gleicher said the platform discovered a network of people operating fake accounts in


Facebook says it removed fake accounts that spread articles, videos and memes aimed at inciting hate and political division in Britain and Romania. The social media giant said in a blog post Thursday evening on its blog that it took down 137 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages and groups in the U.K., and another 31 Facebook accounts, pages and groups in Romania. Facebook Head of Cybersecurity Policy Nathaniel Gleicher said the platform discovered a network of people operating fake accounts in
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Facebook removes fake accounts that tried to stir hate and political division in the UK and Romania

Facebook says it removed fake accounts that spread articles, videos and memes aimed at inciting hate and political division in Britain and Romania.

The social media giant said in a blog post Thursday evening on its blog that it took down 137 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages and groups in the U.K., and another 31 Facebook accounts, pages and groups in Romania.

Facebook Head of Cybersecurity Policy Nathaniel Gleicher said the platform discovered a network of people operating fake accounts in the U.K. to “engage in hate speech and spread divisive comments on both sides of the political debate.”

Meanwhile, in Romania, the company said it found both fake and real accounts on the platform spreading posts in support of the country’s Social Democratic Party (PSD). Some of the accounts had ties to an individual associated with the PSD, Facebook said.

The firm shared examples of the posts being circulated. One post in Britain criticized Gerard Batten, the leader of the pro-Brexit U.K. Independence Party (UKIP), for calling Islam a “death cult,” while another said people on the left of the political spectrum “don’t have to know anything.”


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Investor: It is ‘anyone’s guess’ where the pound goes

Investor: It is ‘anyone’s guess’ where the pound goes4 Hours AgoInvestors who are sitting on U.K. assets should be “very concerned” because of the “political crisis” that is Brexit, says Sat Duhra of Janus Henderson Investors.


Investor: It is ‘anyone’s guess’ where the pound goes4 Hours AgoInvestors who are sitting on U.K. assets should be “very concerned” because of the “political crisis” that is Brexit, says Sat Duhra of Janus Henderson Investors.
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Investor: It is 'anyone's guess' where the pound goes

Investor: It is ‘anyone’s guess’ where the pound goes

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Investors who are sitting on U.K. assets should be “very concerned” because of the “political crisis” that is Brexit, says Sat Duhra of Janus Henderson Investors.


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