Tag: Google

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Report: Ecuador to Withdraw Asylum from Julian Assange

The Intercept reports that Ecuador will soon withdraw asylum from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been claiming refuge in the country’s London embassy since 2012, citing fears that he will be extradited to the U.S. should he leave. Assange has held Ecuadorian citizenship since December 2017.

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European Competition Commission Hits Google With $5 Billion Fine

AFP — Google faced a record EU anti-trust fine of 4.3 billion euros on Wednesday over its Android smartphone system, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is expected to

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The Masters of the Universe to Congress: We Love Free Speech

Executives from Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube testified Tuesday in Washington, D.C. before a House Judiciary Committee hearing that their companies support free speech and expression. They further denied their companies’ use of political censorship of their users’ conduct.

In this photo illustration the Google logo is reflected in the eye of a girl on February 3, 2008 in London, England. Financial experts continue to evaluate the recent Microsoft $44.6 billion (?22.4 billion) offer for Yahoo and the possible impact on Internet market currently dominated by Google. (Photo by …

WSJ: Google Lets App Developers Read Your Gmail

In a recently published article, the Wall Street Journal outlined how Google still allows developers to scan the Gmail accounts of its users — including having employees read unredacted emails — despite promises to stop this practice.

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Europe's history had made its citizens particularly wary when it comes to data collection

Masters of the Universe Rally Against Trump in Immigration Debate

Billionaire CEO’s from across Silicon Valley have long been critical of President Trump’s immigration policies, now with the latest immigration debate becoming a hot topic, many are directly funding opposition to the administration.

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Co-founder of Google DeepMind Mustafa Suleyman attends a Q&A during day 1 of TechCrunch Disrupt London at the Copper Box on December 5, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

Pamela Geller: Google’s DeepMind – Sharia-Compliant AI

In 2015, Google bought the London-based AI company, DeepMind, for a reported $400,000,000. At the time, shareholders were promised that DeepMind would provide ethical oversight. So should we stop worrying?

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Google Still Non-Diverse, According to Latest Report

Google’s latest diversity report, released last Thursday, shows the Internet giant is continuing to struggle with its aim of diversifying its workforce, and has seen a mere 0.1 percent increase in the number of female, black and “Latinx” — Latino and Latina — employees.