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  • Letters to the Editor Thursday, Oct. 28 28 Oct 2021 08:26 Our information must be protected Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy has again declared he will sell the information vacuumed up by his Smart City gadgets to folks who will make money with the massaged data. Don’t believe the data is anonymous. Purchasers …
  • Facebook, Google, Twitter face grilling by UK lawmakers 28 Oct 2021 08:15 New LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers are set to grill Facebook and other tech giants over how they handle online safety as European efforts to regulate social media companies gain momentum. Representatives from Facebook, YouTube, Google, Twitter and TikTok …
  • Indian unicorns go hire and higher; Paytm sets IPO date 28 Oct 2021 07:47 India’s startup unicorns have a problem, but it’s a good problem to have. Flush with funds in a year of unprecedented investments, and chasing the next level of growth, many of them are in a mad rush to hire the best talent available. Credit: Giphy Also in …
  • AfriLabs: Tech, innovation should be for public good – Osinbajo 28 Oct 2021 07:15 Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says technology and innovation should not just be for profit making but for the public good and solving societal problems. Osinbajo made this submission in his remarks at AfriLabs 10th Anniversary Dinner on Wednesday in Abuja. …
  • S&P and Dow Step Back From Record Highs 28 Oct 2021 07:10 After two days of record highs to begin this week, stocks deserved to take a breather on Wednesday. Investors also got a break from mega-cap tech earnings today, though we’ll be right back at it tomorrow when the final two FAANGs are scheduled to report. …
  • U.S. kicks out Chinese telecom 28 Oct 2021 07:08 BEIJING -- U.S. regulators are expelling a unit of China Telecom Ltd., one of the country's three major state-owned carriers, from the American market as a national security threat amid rising tension with Beijing. China Telecom (Americas) Corp. is …
  • Major worries about China persist in US as ban on China Telecom shows 28 Oct 2021 06:56 A US ban of China Telecom (Americas) by regulators shows that broad concerns about Beijing persist in Washington, even as the Biden administration takes steps to improve communications between the world’s biggest economies.  The US Federal Communications …
  • Why Whitney Likes Alphabet More Than Apple - And Buffett Doesn't 28 Oct 2021 06:33 (MENAFN- ValueWalk) PhotoMIX-Company / Pixabay Whitney Tilson's email to investors discussing Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)'s earnings and share repurchases; Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL)'s share repurchases; why he likes Alphabet more than Apple – …
  • Asia Session: Market Noise Is Becoming Messy. Big Move Coming? 28 Oct 2021 06:33 One thing we are probably not going to have to worry about in markets in the coming weeks is volatility. The amount of noise assailing my eardrums from multiple directions is becoming very loud and conflicted. Chief amongst though is that old chestnut, …
  • The verdict: A budget packed to the rafters with promises and light on the means to pay for them 28 Oct 2021 05:41 Kitty Ussher, Institute of Directors The crucial test for this Budget was whether it gave business the confidence to invest. The Chancellor’s cuts for business rates and R&D tax credit  are welcome. But, when paired with hefty hikes in other taxation …
  • Consumer bureau chief bashes FTC and pledges focus on tech giants, big firms 28 Oct 2021 02:34 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit ChopraRohit ChopraOn The Money — Democrats confident cuts won't water down bill Trustmark Bank to pay million 'redlining' fine Consumer agency to probe Big Tech's payment systems …
  • Hillicon Valley — Blinken unveils new cyber bureau at State 28 Oct 2021 02:34 Today is Wednesday. Welcome to Hillicon Valley, detailing all you need to know about tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Follow The Hill’s cyber reporter, Maggie Miller (@magmill95), …
  • Markets snap uptrend ahead of F&O expiry; Axis Bank falls over 6% 28 Oct 2021 01:12 Market benchmarks closed in the red for the first time this week on Wednesday amid a bearish trend overseas and volatility ahead of expiry of monthly derivatives contracts. A depreciating rupee and mixed corporate results also took a toll on sentiment, …
  • Can Hong Kong’s economy survive China’s political crackdown? 28 Oct 2021 00:53 Hong Kong, China – Rumours that the Hong Kong dollar will be unpegged from the United States dollar percolate through local brokerages. Thousands of middle-class families have sold their flats and cashed out for a new life abroad. Hong Kong’s powerful …
  • New CFPB chief vows tough oversight of big tech, large banks 28 Oct 2021 00:15 Rohit Chopra sought common ground with House lawmakers in his first congressional hearing as Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director, and the strategy generally seemed to work. Chopra, a Democrat who was sworn in on Oct. 12, focused on topics with …
  • Observability provider Dynatrace tops expectations with latest quarterly results 28 Oct 2021 00:03 Dynatrace Inc. can now boast of topping analysts’ revenue expectations in each of the past four quarters after growing sales by 34% in the three months ended Sept. 30, to $226 million. The company also detailed in its fiscal second-quarter earnings report …
  • Florida Judge Agrees to Transfer Trump-Twitter Case to California 27 Oct 2021 23:53 Registration was successful! Please follow the link from the email sent to Send again https://sputniknews.com/20211027/florida-judge-agrees-to-transfer-trump-twitter-case-to-california-1090255998.html Florida Judge Agrees to Transfer Trump- …
  • Facebook is bad. Fixing it rashly could make it much worse 27 Oct 2021 22:01 There’s only one problem: What is health misinformation? I know of no oracular source of truth about COVID-19. Scientific consensus has shifted dramatically during the pandemic, and even now experts are divided over important issues, such as whether …
  • Twilio shares drop 11% on earnings guidance, COO’s departure 27 Oct 2021 21:29 Twilio Inc. shares plunged late Wednesday after it offered guidance showing a loss double what analysts expected and announced the departure of its chief operating officer. The company’s revenue, however, continues to post strong gains. For the fiscal …
  • Torstar announces partnership with Google News Showcase, launching in Canada today 27 Oct 2021 20:44 Torstar, the company that publishes more than 70 Metroland community newspapers and the Toronto Star, is signing on to a news partnership with global search giant Google. Google News Showcase, which launches today in Canada, is a new service designed to …
  • Twilio stock dives 13% after weak earnings guidance, COO’s announced departure 27 Oct 2021 20:26 Twilio Inc. shares plunged late Wednesday after it projected a holiday loss double what analysts expected and announced the departure of its chief operating officer, even as the software company continued to post strong sales gains. For the fiscal fourth …
  • FTC Study Highlights How 'Big Telecom' Privacy Practices Are Even Worse Than 'Big Tech' 27 Oct 2021 19:34 from the stating-the-obvious dept I've noted for a few times that the very obvious dysfunction in "big tech" has proven to be the gift that keeps on giving for "big telecom." While tech giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook get …
  • Peter Thiel: Big Tech’s dark prophet 27 Oct 2021 18:13 In his classic 1977 study of the history of economic ideas, The Passions and the Interests, the economic theorist Albert Hirschman examined the political and moral arguments that were made in favour of capitalism prior to its “triumph” in the late 18th …
  • Tech giants try distancing themselves from Facebook 27 Oct 2021 15:58 Originally seen as a way to protect internet providers such as BT or Comcast, it has become the main shield for huge sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, which cannot possibly review every post from their users before publication.
  • U.S. consumer watchdog lays out ambitious agenda to eye Big Tech, lending competition 27 Oct 2021 15:34 By Katanga Johnson and Pete Schroeder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chief consumer finance watchdog Rohit Chopra told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday his agency wants to minimize foreclosures on struggling American homeowners and make consumer lending more …
  • The metaverse could actually help people 27 Oct 2021 13:45 Perhaps the best-known prototype metaverse is the online virtual world Second Life, whose very name implies an alternate existence. Other games might also be said to be metaverses in their own right: World of Warcraft, Everquest, Fortnite, Animal Crossing. …
  • Why Mark Zuckerberg won't be held accountable 27 Oct 2021 12:18 The documents make clear that senior leadership, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, were made aware of the potential for real-world harms from its various platforms — amplifying hate speech, encouraging eating disorders in teens, inciting violence — and did …
  • China's cracking down on Big Tech and the world should take notice 27 Oct 2021 12:09 President Xi Jinping has run China for almost a decade.  Xinhua News Agency/Getty This story is part of Generation China, CNET's series exploring the nation's technological ambition. China is in the middle of a once-in-a-generation experiment …
  • Senate panel grills social media giants 27 Oct 2021 11:57 TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube, all social media sites popular with teens and young adults, faced a barrage of questions and accusations Tuesday from lawmakers who want the companies to do more to protect children online. [Video not showing up above? Click …
  • Google profits nearly double to $18billion - highest growth in decade - as digital ads sales soared 27 Oct 2021 11:53 Google's parent company Alphabet has recorded the highest growth in a decade as it announced profits of $18.9billion.  Alphabet's highest ever revenue of $65.1 billion in the recently-ended quarter eclipsed the same period last year by some 41 …
  • Where computing might go next 27 Oct 2021 11:42 The five giants—Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft—now spend as much or more lobbying in Washington, DC, as banks, pharmaceutical companies, and oil conglomerates, aiming to influence the shape of anticipated regulation. Tech leaders warn that …
  • Google profits surge 68%, wallop Street expectations 27 Oct 2021 10:46 A continued rebound in digital ad spending at Google drove its parent company’s profit up 68% in the third quarter. Mountain View, California-based Alphabet Inc. said Tuesday that it earned $18.94 billion, or $27.99 per share, in the July-September period. …
  • European tech rules must also apply to cloud providers, say campaigners 27 Oct 2021 10:11 Draft EU rules that aim to control the power of tech giants like Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple should also be applied to cloud service providers to limit potential anti-competitive practices, according to a new study. The assertion comes amid concerns …
  • Microsoft/Alphabet, U.K. Budget, Bank of Canada Meeting - What's Moving Markets 27 Oct 2021 09:52 By Peter Nurse   Investing.com -- The dominant tech sector is set to power Wall Street higher, with Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Google parent Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) producing more healthy quarterly numbers after the close Tuesday. The U.K. is likely to …
  • HiDubai unveils digital advertising solutions for SMEs 27 Oct 2021 09:20 HiDubai, a leading business discovery platform in the region, has announced the beta launch of the first fully serviced digital advertising solutions for SMEs. "SME Sales Booster" and "Sales Hero" are two solutions that deliver …
  • Facebook Is Bad. Fixing It Rashly Could Make It Much Worse. 27 Oct 2021 09:17 The plans from both sides fill me with deep dread. Many legal experts argue that many Section 230 proposals, including the Klobuchar-Luján bill, likely violate the First Amendment, which makes it extremely difficult for Congress to dictate to private …
  • New Highs Again for S&P and Dow as Earnings Continue 27 Oct 2021 06:42 SPECIAL ALERT: We’ve just released our new 5 Stocks Set to Double Special Report which includes five stocks our team believes have the potential to grow +100% in the next 12 months. This latest report features favorite stocks from Kevin Cook, Ben Rains, …
  • US lawmakers grill Snap, TikTok, YouTube over child safety 27 Oct 2021 06:03 (MENAFN- IANS) San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) Tech giants Snap, TikTok, and YouTube are being grilled by US senators over worries that their apps, like Facebook, are harmful to children. Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat, told the companies …
  • Equities dip, U.S. yields fall on resurgence in U.S.-China tensions 27 Oct 2021 06:01 By Chibuike Oguh NEW YORK (Reuters) -Global equity markets gave up recent gains on Wednesday, while U.S. Treasury yields fell to a two-week low as traders weighed continued positive corporate results and a resurgence in U.S.-China tensions that could …
  • Gold Down, as Consumer Confidence Rises 27 Oct 2021 05:12 By Gina Lee Investing.com – Gold prices fell on Wednesday morning in Asia, while the U.S dollar retreated marginally. Gold Futures went down 0.28% to $1,788.35 by 11:08 PM ET (3:08 AM GMT). Reduced stimulus and interest rate hikes pushed government bond …
  • China Tech Stocks Slide as Tensions With U.S. Rise Again 27 Oct 2021 03:17 (Bloomberg) -- Chinese tech stocks slumped as the U.S. added to its moves to restrict the nation’s companies with a ban on China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) (Americas) Corp. The Hang Seng Tech Index, which tracks mostly Chinese technology firms traded in Hong Kong, …
  • CFPB’s new leader is putting big tech on notice 27 Oct 2021 01:30 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Rohit Chopra is laying the groundwork for regulatory oversight of the largest technology companies as the agency crafts rules around consumer choice and control over financial data, observers said. Chopra made …
  • Social Media Giants Testify to Senate Subcommittee About Child, Teen User Safety 27 Oct 2021 00:49 (WASHINGTON) — Senators put executives from YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat on the defensive Tuesday, questioning them about what they’re doing to ensure young users’ safety on their platforms. Citing the harm that can come to vulnerable young people from the …
  • 2 Downgraded Tech Stocks to Avoid in Q4 26 Oct 2021 23:34 The pandemic-led technology boom seems to be cooling down now due in-part to the prolonged semiconductor chip and components shortages that are creating production bottlenecks. Given the industry’s slowing growth, we think Infinera (NASDAQ:INFN) and Latch, …
  • Lawmakers investigating Facebook Inc. and other online giants turn attention to their algorithms 26 Oct 2021 22:45 Lawmakers weighing how to limit the spread of disinformation and control the power of Facebook and other social media giants are turning their attention to regulating the powerful artificial intelligence programs that drive them. Washington has made little …
  • Social media giants try to distance themselves from Facebook 26 Oct 2021 21:27 Executives from Snapchat, TikTok and YouTube distanced themselves from Facebook during a congressional hearing Tuesday about online safety for teens. Members of a subcommittee of the Senate Commerce Committee grilled the tech company representatives during …
  • U.S. stocks drift higher as tech leads gains 26 Oct 2021 17:30 NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday morning, buoyed by overall strength in the tech sector. Shortly after the opening bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 71.74 points, or 0.20 percent, to 35,812.89. The S&P 500 was up …
  • Samsung aims to make smart home tech easier with Matter support in 2022 26 Oct 2021 17:17 Connectivity Standards Alliance; illustration by Stephen Shankland/CNET Samsung SmartThings devices will adopt the Matter standard starting in 2022 for easier installation and use of smart home products, the electronics giant said Tuesday at its …
  • The future of Trump's ‘Truth Social' will be at the mercy of the Big Tech giants -- here's why 26 Oct 2021 15:41 According to a column by technology company expert Chuck Jones for Forbes, Donald Trump's highly publicized foray into social media "Truth Social" not only has major hurdles to clear when it launches but could be crippled if he runs afoul of …
  • Tesla at $1-trillion almost makes you feel for the other car giants 26 Oct 2021 13:31 Call me sentimental, but while everyone was lauding Tesla’s astonishing rise to a more than US$1-trillion market value on Monday, all I could think about was how wretched the rest of the car industry must feel, and how they might respond. In just one …
  • Innovation Authority head: Israeli tech success is 'magic' 26 Oct 2021 12:24 "There is no recipe for creating an innovation ecosystem," says Dror Bin, CEO of the Israel Innovation Authority. "Many countries contact us and ask how they can replicate what we have built here. You need to have all the right ingredients, …
  • Still Setting Records Ahead of Big Tech Earnings 26 Oct 2021 07:16 Here we go! Perhaps the most important week of earnings season began today with stocks still making gains and setting records. Now we prepare for reports from the biggest tech names on the planet while looking to close out a very strong October. The S& …
  • Hagerty urges Sanders to oppose immigration provisions backed by Big Tech in Dem spending bill 26 Oct 2021 02:49 Tennessee Republican slams the U.S. response to the crisis in Afghanistan on 'Fox News Live' FIRST ON FOX: Sen. Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., is urging Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., to oppose immigration provisions in the proposed budget reconciliation bill …
  • EU tech rules should curb cloud computing providers, study says 25 Oct 2021 23:16 BRUSSELS : Draft EU rules to curb the power of Amazon, Apple, Alphabet unit Google and Facebook should also tackle cloud computing services providers over potential anti-competitive practices, a study said on Tuesday. The report coincides with concerns …
  • Tesla, PayPal lift S&P 500 and Nasdaq ahead of Big Tech earnings 25 Oct 2021 14:54 (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes edged higher in choppy trade on Monday, led by gains in Tesla and PayPal shares, while investors geared up for earnings reports from heavyweight technology companies this week that could provide direction to the markets. FILE …
  • Wall St eyes higher open as Big Tech earnings take center stage 25 Oct 2021 13:11 (Reuters) -U.S. stock indexes were set to open higher on Monday as investors geared up for earnings reports from heavyweight technology companies this week, while PayPal jumped after saying it was not interested in buying Pinterest. FILE PHOTO: A …
  • U.S. Futures Edge Higher; Facebook Starts Tech Earnings Season 25 Oct 2021 11:34 By Peter Nurse    Investing.com - U.S. stocks are seen opening marginally higher Monday, starting the new week in cautious fashion ahead of the release of earnings reports from several tech giants, including Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) later in the session.  At 7 …
  • Tech giants underreport greenhouse gas emissions — study 25 Oct 2021 09:48 Big tech companies, including IBM, SAP, and Google’s parent company, Alphabet, are underreporting their carbon footprint, according to a study published in the Journal of Nature Communications. The study revealed inconsistencies in how large companies …
  • Social media giants face $10m fines for privacy breaches under proposed government reform 25 Oct 2021 07:33 Social media giants will face fines of up to $10m for serious privacy breaches, under reforms proposed by the Australian government. The reforms would also require platforms to verify users’ ages, get parental consent for children and cease disclosing …
  • Australian Online Privacy Bill to make social media age verification mandatory for tech giants, Reddit, Zoom, gaming platforms 25 Oct 2021 01:22 The federal government has released an exposure draft for what it has labelled an Online Privacy Bill that it hopes will enhance online privacy protections for Australians through an expansion of the nation's Privacy Act. "The goal of the Bill is …
  • Social-media giants remove 111 m posts 24 Oct 2021 16:32 Top companies, including Google, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Twitter and Koo, removed over 110.88 million pieces of content and accounts over the past three months since the social-media companies started releasing their monthly compliance report under …
  • 10 Best Tech Stocks to Buy Now 24 Oct 2021 09:30 In this article, we will discuss the 10 best tech stocks to buy now. If you want to skip our detailed analysis of the technology sector and these stocks, go directly to the 5 Best Tech Stocks to Buy Now.  The technology sector remains an attractive …
  • Texas Nabs Win over Big Tech in Lawsuit Over ‘Free Speech’ Law 24 Oct 2021 03:59 On Friday, a federal judge ruled that Texas can seek files on content moderation from Facebook and Twitter. According to Bloomberg, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) can seek limited discovery from the Big Tech giants regarding their content moderation …
  • Facebook executive believes tech industry needs stronger regulation 23 Oct 2021 23:06 The tech industry “needs regulation” because it should not be left to make the rules on issues including harmful online content on its own, a Facebook executive has said. Monika Bickert, Facebook’s vice president of content policy, believes that “ …
  • Taming the tech giants is one thing. Giving free rein to censors quite another | Nick Cohen 23 Oct 2021 19:24 Opposition to censorship should not be based on sympathy for the censored but fear of the censors. To loud applause, the UK government says it wants to implement the most far-reaching web regulation of any western democracy. Too few are noticing that the …
  • Big Tech platforms stifle innovation through anticompetitive conduct 23 Oct 2021 17:25 For an industry built on disrupting and displacing established incumbents, it is shocking how quickly a few dominant Big Tech companies have solidified their position by employing the worst anticompetitive tactics of the old economy. By limiting …
  • Social media giants face ‘financial hammer blow’ if they fail to tackle abuse, vows Nadine Dorries 23 Oct 2021 14:04 Culture secretary Nadine Dorries has threatened Twitter, Facebook and other social media firms with a “financial hammer blow” if they fail to act on online abuse. The cabinet minister said online hate has “poisoned public life” as she pledged to bring in …
  • Silicon Valley giants built an open culture. Now workers are holding them to it 23 Oct 2021 08:29 Many Silicon Valley companies have long prized transparency with workers, sharing access to research, data, presentations and recorded town halls. Now, that openness appears to be showing signs of strain. More internal debates and critiques of the tech …
  • Previewing Big Tech Earnings: Apple, Microsoft and Other Giants 23 Oct 2021 08:05 The recent stock market performance of the five largest Technology companies – Apple AAPL, Microsoft MSFT, Alphabet GOOGL, Facebook FB and Amazon AMZN – that are on deck to report Q3 results this week has been mixed, with Alphabet and Microsoft riding high …
  • Tech giants' earnings may be another test for markets at new highs 22 Oct 2021 23:02
  • Google sought fellow tech giants' help in stalling kids' privacy protections, states allege 22 Oct 2021 22:55 The complaint doesn’t detail what happened at the meeting, which the states said occurred on Aug. 6, 2019. But Apple spokesperson Fred Sainz said Friday that no representative from his company attended the meeting. A Microsoft spokesperson declined to …
  • Tech salaries in Seattle are the second-highest in US 22 Oct 2021 22:18 Seattle skylineWei Fang/Getty Images The average salaries for tech employees in Seattle are the second-highest in the nation, according to a new report from Hired. The average tech salary in Seattle is $158,000, the report said. The only place where …
  • Tech giants' earnings may be another test for markets at new highs 22 Oct 2021 22:17 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors are homing in on a flood of earnings reports from Wall Street’s tech and Internet giants, as the high-growth stocks that have led markets higher for years face pressures from regulation, supply-chain snags and rising Treasury …
  • S&P/TSX composite up slightly as tech sector pulls back, energy makes gains 22 Oct 2021 22:12 CALGARY - Canada's main stock index eked out another record high on Friday as losses in the technology sector were offset by gains in the energy sector. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up just 3.76 points at 21,216.15, but specific sectors …
  • Main Street Against Big Tech Campaign Launches 22 Oct 2021 21:08 Oct 22, 2021 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - ValueWalk) Free-Photos / Pixabay Main Street Alliance members add their voices to Accountable Tech's"Main Street Against Big Tech" Campaign, to reveal realities of tech monopolies ' impact …
  • Big tech data centers spark worry over scarce Western water 22 Oct 2021 17:17 THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — Conflicts over water are as old as history itself, but the massive Google data centers on the edge of this Oregon town on the Columbia River represent an emerging 21st century concern.Now a critical part of modern computing, data …
  • Will tech provisions make the cut in Democrats' spending bill? 22 Oct 2021 14:32 With help from John Hendel, Steven Overly and Doug Palmer Editor’s Note: Morning Tech is a free version of POLITICO Pro Technology's morning newsletter, which is delivered to our subscribers each morning at 6 a.m. The POLITICO Pro platform combines the …
  • Silicon Valley Giants Built an Open Culture. Now Workers Are Holding Them to It. 22 Oct 2021 12:36 Many Silicon Valley companies have long prized transparency with workers, sharing access to research, data, presentations and recorded town halls. Now, that openness appears to be showing signs of strain. More internal debates and critiques of the tech …
  • European tech scene – the lagging continent is catching up 22 Oct 2021 12:28 Traditionally the US has been the leader in technology ever since the world entered the information age, and the term ‘Silicon Valley’ became a synonym for technological development. The leadership position of the US has been seconded by China and other …
  • UK to end digital services tax on US tech giants once global tax reform takes effect 22 Oct 2021 11:26 The UK has agreed to phase out its digital services tax (DST) on US tech giants such as Amazon, Facebook and Google once a global reform to corporation taxation takes effect in 2023. The Treasury stated on Thursday that a deal between the two countries …
  • Roundup: UNO Tech enters Malaysia, Autumn to offer digital health coaching and more briefs 22 Oct 2021 08:18 UNO Tech enters Malaysia, brings clinic management system Singaporean medical technology firm UNO Technologies has entered the Malaysian market through its partnership with local pharmaceutical upstart Aetos Pharma. The company seeks to get a slice of the …
  • Concern over the influence of tech giants 22 Oct 2021 05:59 News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thompson says digital platform giants such as Facebook and Google should be subject to Australian regulation. Mr Thompson was speaking to the senate hearing on media diversity where he pointed out the tech companies were …
  • US consumer watchdog starts sniffing around tech giants' use of your spending data 22 Oct 2021 02:31 America's Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said on Thursday it is probing some of the biggest names in the electronic payments industry, requesting detailed information from them on how they collect and use people's spending data. A …
  • UK agrees to end tax on US tech giants when global deal takes effect 21 Oct 2021 19:12 The UK has agreed to phase out its tax on US tech giants such as Google and Facebook, averting the threat of retaliatory tariffs from the United States. A deal between the two countries will keep the digital services tax in place until 2023, when it will …
  • CFPB: Apple, Facebook, other tech giants must provide information on customer payment systems 21 Oct 2021 18:50 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is ordering a swath of tech companies to turn over information on their business practices related to customer payment systems, the agency said in a statement on Thursday.  What You Need To Know The Consumer …
  • CFPB orders tech giants to turn over payment system information 21 Oct 2021 17:28 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has ordered six prominent technology companies to turn over information on their payments systems as it seeks to regulate how much control consumers have over their own data. The CFPB is demanding that Amazon, Apple …
  • 'This is a joke': Business analysts ridicule Trump's plan to go head to head with tech giants 21 Oct 2021 17:23 Here are the top five changes fueled by the uproar after the 25-year-old Black man was gunned down. 1. Hate crimes law In a historic move under the Gold Dome, the Georgia General Assembly approved new hate crimes legislation after more than a decade …
  • Regulator to probe into tech giants’ payment practices 21 Oct 2021 17:13 New NEW YORK (AP) — In its first significant action under a new director, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Apple, Amazon, PayPal and other tech giants to reveal how their proprietary payment networks function. Apple Pay, Google Pay and …
  • US consumer watchdog orders tech giants to turn over information on payment data 21 Oct 2021 17:00 WASHINGTON : The U.S. consumer watchdog said on Thursday it has demanded information from tech giants Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, PayPal and Square on how they gather and use consumer payment data, in a broad effort to protect consumers from privacy …
  • Regulator to probe into tech giants' payment practices 21 Oct 2021 16:51 NEW YORK – In its first significant action under a new director, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Apple, Amazon, PayPal and other tech giants to reveal how their proprietary payment networks function, which have to come to Apple Pay, …
  • CFPB orders Apple, Amazon, other tech giants to turn over information about payment products 21 Oct 2021 16:18 The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is investigating the payment services products marketed by big technology companies to understand how they monetize data on consumer behavior, the regulator said Thursday. The CFPB said in a press release that …
  • US consumer watchdog orders tech giants turn over information on payment systems 21 Oct 2021 15:34 WASHINGTON : The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Thursday said it has issued a series of orders to tech giants to turn over information on their payment system plans in an effort to ensure adequate consumer protection. The consumer watchdog …
  • Consumer agency to probe tech giants including Apple, Facebook 21 Oct 2021 15:28 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is poised to examine consumer data practices at Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc. and other firms, according to people familiar with the matter. The move would open a new front in …
  • U.S. consumer watchdog to query tech giants over financial data -sources 21 Oct 2021 11:09
  • U.S. consumer watchdog to query tech giants over financial data -sources 21 Oct 2021 00:25 By Katanga Johnson and Michelle Price WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer watchdog is expected this week to query tech giants including Facebook, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Google on how they handle consumer financial data as part of a broader effort to …
  • How LinkedIn China Outlasted Other US Tech Giants and Why It's Departing Now 20 Oct 2021 17:33 SAN FRANCISCO —  American-born entrepreneur Danny Levinson estimates half of his LinkedIn connections come from inside China. He has been using the social media platform for four years and is involved in several China-based businesses that use LinkedIn as …
  • Bellevue mayor talks about future of housing as tech giants move in 20 Oct 2021 07:42
  • JOHAN STEYN: AI whistle-blowers must be protected as tech giants loom over society 19 Oct 2021 17:59 19 October 2021 - 16:28 Johan Steyn A shy orphan boy, living with his uncle, receives supernatural powers. Thinking his newfound abilities are for his own benefit, Peter Parker refrains from stopping a robber, only to find that his beloved uncle was …
  • Martin Lewis hits out at tech giants over 'epidemic of scams' 18 Oct 2021 18:45 An emotional Mr Lewis told MPs that solutions could include forcing technology giants to manually review adverts as they are uploaded or creating a database of known scam adverts to protect consumers. He added he had been left “bloody furious” after his …
  • China forcing people to work 12 hours a day? Tencent, Alibaba, other tech giants' employees complain 18 Oct 2021 17:21 China has begun '996 work culture', according to which, people are scheduled to work from 9 am to 9 pm six days a week. The culture is now facing backlash from locals in the country. To protest against the gruelling work hours, aggrieved Chinese …