Google was warned that describing its “incognito” browsing feature on Chrome browsers as “private,” suggesting it protected user’s privacy, was a problem, but that it ignored the warnings, according to a court filing.
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently gave a virtual speech at the World Internet Conference hosted by the Cyberspace Administration of China where he praised the communist country and stated that Tesla will continue to expand its investments in the country. According to Musk, China is a “global leader in digitization.”
Facebook has responded to a recent series of reports from the Wall Street Journal containing leaked internal documents that show that Instagram often has a negative effect on the mental health of its teenage users and is particularly toxic for teen girls.
Tech giant Facebook is reportedly pausing development on its “Instagram for kids” project following recent backlash and the revelation that the company’s own research data shows that Instagram is toxic for teen girls.
The crowd at former President Donald Trump’s Saturday rally in Perry, Georgia, chanted “Lock him up!” in reaction to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly having given Georgia officials $45 million to fund election-related activities, which may have “significantly affected” the elections in Georgia.
Several student groups at Arizona State University reacted to a viral video that shows two white students studying in the school’s “multicultural center” being harassed over a laptop sticker, which read, “Police Lives Matter,” claiming the white students displayed imagery of “white supremacy” and “white nationalism.” The students were eventually forced out of the university space. One student group even called for the “expulsion of the two white male students.”
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and popular music artist Grimes have reportedly ended their relationship after three years together.
Tech giant Apple has reportedly decided to leave Fortnite banned from its App Store until its legal battle with the game’s developer Epic Games is resolved — a process that could take up to five years to complete.
New York City has become the first city in the U.S. to take steps to improve the working conditions of delivery drivers and other gig economy workers by approving a package of legislation mandating minimum pay and addressing many of the issues that workers for app-based delivery services like Grubhub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats regularly face.
China released the two Canadians known as the ‘Two Michaels’ after the U.S. dropped charges against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.
A major United States port became the target in August of suspected nation-state hackers, officials said this week.
A video appearing to show students harassing two white students in Arizona State University’s “multicultural center” has gone viral on social media. In the video, students off-camera appear to take offense to a laptop sticker reading, “Police Lives Matter,” before demanding the white students leave the multicultural center, proclaiming, “white is not a culture.”
Facebook’s new Chief Technology Officer Andrew Bosworth once argued in a 2016 memo that using Facebook to connect more people around the world was the morally right thing to do even if “someone dies in a terrorist attack coordinated on our tools.”
FTC Chair Lina Khan sent a memo to staff this week in which she called for the agency to focus on power imbalances and address the “structural dominance” of big companies. The memo’s mention of “next generation technologies” implies a heavy emphasis on the Big Tech Masters of the Universe.
Former TV journalist John Stossel has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Facebook seeking at least $2 million in damages, alleging that the company defamed him by adding “fact-check” labels to two videos he posted related to climate change. After Facebook’s labels, the lawsuit claims “his viewership plummeted due to both Facebook’s censorship and the reputational harm caused by the false labels.”
Twitter reportedly locked the official account of a nonpartisan non-profit after it shared a video of “antiracist” millionaire Ibram X. Kendi embarrassing himself by attempting to wriggle his way around a question on racist vaccine mandates.
Google announced on Thursday it is suing the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for allegedly leaking a confidential report detailing the CCI’s ongoing antitrust investigation into the U.S. tech company.
A magistrate judge in Washington, D.C. on Thursday ordered social media giant Facebook to turn over records pertaining to accounts that were shuttered in 2018 because they were linked to violence committed against the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar.
Students who initially disavowed former President Donald Trump’s border policies, including the construction of the border wall, changed their minds after seeing photos of the current situation in Del Rio, Texas, where thousands of mostly Haitian migrants are quartered in a makeshift camp.
In a recently leaked memo, Apple CEO Tim Cook stated that Apple was working hard to find anyone who leaks information saying that they “do not belong” at the company.
Texts between disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes and her ex-boyfriend and former Theranos COO Ramesh Balwani have been revealed as both face charges of wire fraud and conspiracy. The disgraced CEO boasted that she was the “best businessperson of the year,” just a year before the company fell apart amidst allegations of widespread fraud.
Social media giant Facebook is beginning to reveal more about the types of content that the company considers “problematic,” which the Masters of the Universe then “demote” on the News Feed, ensuring that fewer people ever come across the content.
Disney shares tumbled 4.1 percent Wednesday with news that growth of its streaming services Disney+ slowed. The fall also comes after years of being cozy with communist China, efforts to put sexually-laced content in its TV productions, and what critics call politically correct overhauls to it iconic park attractions.
Social media tools provided by Facebook, YouTube and platforms like WhatsApp are enabling migrants seeking to cross the Mexico border into the United States to navigate their way before leading others to follow.
Prince Harry’s eco tourism firm Travalyst announced Thursday it is teaming up with tech giant Google to promote itself to the world.
Tech giant Facebook has claimed that Apple’s new privacy terms are likely to cause further issues for the company’s ad business in the third quarter.
According to a recent study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, many Tesla owners appear to become inattentive while using the vehicle’s Autopilot “Full Self-Driving” beta software.