World Leaders Issue A Call For Tech Companies To Better Protect Children OnlineBig Tech companies are facing pressure from around the world to keep children safe when they're online. The demand comes after a call was issued from world leaders to better protect children online at a Paris Summit.
Data Usage By Tech Firms Under Renewed Scrutiny Following Facebook Whistleblower TestimonyFor the average person, it’s extremely difficult to know how and to what extent your data collected online is being used by various companies.
Facebook Profits Top $10B as Revenue SoarsFacebook doubled its profit in the second quarter thanks to a massive increase in advertising revenue, especially the average price of ads it delivers to its nearly 3 billion users.
Big Tech, Repair Shops Clash Over 'Right To Repair' Bill In NevadaTrade groups representing big tech companies faced off with independent repair shop owners in the Nevada Legislature over a proposal that would require manufacturers to give repair shops the ability to fix devices.
Capitol Siege: Redwood City-Based GoFundMe Raises More Than $600,000 For Family Of Officer Brian D. Sicknick GoFundMe donations to help the family of Officer Brian D. Sicknick, who died on January 7 following injuries sustained during the the Capitol siege, soared to over $600,000 early Tuesday while Redwood City-based tech giant took action to ban fundraising efforts associated with political violence.
Democrats Call For Congress To Rein In, Break Up Big TechDemocratic lawmakers are calling for Congress to rein in Big Tech, possibly forcing Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple to sever their dominant platforms from their other lines of business and imposing new uniformity on the terms they offer users.
Mark Zuckerberg Heads To Europe, Asks For More RegulationMark Zuckerberg has asked for more regulation of Big Tech companies. Europe is preparing to give him what he wants.
Privacy, Consumer Groups Seek To Block Google-Fitbit DealNine privacy, social justice and consumer groups are calling for the U.S. government to block Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of San Francisco fitness-gadget maker Fitbit.
Facebook's Antitrust Headache Gets Worse: 47 Attorneys General Now InvestigatingNew York Attorney General Letitia James announced on Tuesday that 47 state attorneys general are now investigating Facebook.
'Mind Your Own Business Act' Would Jail CEOs Of Companies Lying About Misusing Consumer DataA privacy-focused US senator is introducing sweeping legislation on Thursday that imposes sharp penalties on companies and executives who fail to protect consumer data.
Zuckerberg In Leaked Audio: Elizabeth Warren Presidency Would 'Suck' For FacebookFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently admitted to employees that the prospect of an Elizabeth Warren presidency could "suck" for the company, according to leaked audio.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg In DC To Privately Meet With LawmakersFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be in Washington Thursday to meet with lawmakers and talk about internet regulation.
Lawmakers Ask Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple For Documents In Antitrust ProbeHouse lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech are asking Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents including internal communications.
Facebook, Google Face Antitrust Scrutiny From StatesTwo bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google.