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U.S. proposed pause in OECD talks on international taxation: Treasury

The U.S. government proposed a pause in Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development talks about international taxation while governments work to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Treasury said.


Civil rights groups urge companies to pause ad spending on Facebook

Several U.S. civil rights groups called upon some of the world’s largest companies to pause advertising on Facebook Inc in July, saying the social network is not doing enough to stop hate speech on its platforms.


Workplace search startup Onna gets $27 million in venture funding

Search startup Onna Technologies Inc, which helps companies find information buried within emails, chats and storage services, announced on Wednesday $27 million in new funding from venture capital firm Atomico and past investors such as Slack Technologies Inc .


Google sets 2025 leadership diversity goal, ends ‘tailgater’ ID checks

Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday announced a new hiring goal and security policy to address racial issues at its offices, as protests over police brutality against African Americans have carried into discussions about corporate culture.


Twitter tests new voice tweeting feature

Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it is testing a new feature that will allow users to tweet using their voice, capturing up to 140 seconds of audio in a single tweet.


Zoom to offer end-to-end encryption for all users, trial to begin in July

Zoom Video Communications Inc is planning to offer all its free and paying users end-to-end encryption for video calls and will launch a trial version in July, the video conferencing provider said on Wednesday.