Goldman Sachs should pull Apple Card algorithm if it can’t explain it: Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren

Following a series of tweets by David Heinemeier Hansson wherein he criticized Apple Card’s algorithm, saying it gave him 20 times the credit limit compared to the one his wife received, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren questioned Goldman Sachs’s response to the allegations of bias in how the bank evaluates applicants for Apple Inc’s credit card.…

EU Ministers Say Europe Should Stop Funding Of Oil, Gas And Coal Projects

The finance ministers of the European Union have called on the economic block to completely stop al funding to oil, gas and coal projects. Experts estimate that if this measures is followed up, it would potentially lead to cancellation of annual investments worth €2bn. The EU finance ministers pointed out their concerns directly at the…

Twitter Bans All Political Ads, Pressure On Facebook To Follow Suit

While Facebook still refuses to do anything about political ads that appear on its social media platform even as lawmakers and regulators in the United States and elsewhere clamor for the social media company to exert more control over fake political ads, its fellow social media company Twitter has announced that it would be banning…

Japan Ready To Roll Out Measures To Boost Economy If Needed: Finance Minister

If necessary, the Japanese government could make available fiscal and monetary stimulus for the economy even though it does not feel there is any need for such an action immediately. A boost to the world’s third-largest economy can be given at any time by the Japanese government because currently the economy is facing issues because…

Ocean “Heatwaves’ Due To Ocean Warming Threatening Fishing: UN Report

Marine “heatwaves” are being caused and rise of sea levels is being accelerated threatening the coastal fishing based economies because of the alarming pace at which the surface temperature of the oceans of the world is rising due to global warming, warned a fresh report published by the United Nations. The report said that heat…

Trade Decline And Brexit Jitters Slow Down Eurozone Economy

The highest and fastest drop in manufacturing output in nearly seven years was experienced by the eurozone economy in September because of the slowdown in global trade and threat of the no-deal Brexit which brought the economy of the zone to a near standstill. The bad performance of the eurozone economy was led by negative…