Debate swirls as power of U.S. tech giants grows

/ Sep 24, 2017

Debate swirls as power of U.S. tech giants grows

With a handful of U.S. technology giants growing more powerful and dominant, debate is intensifying on whether big tech's growth is healthy or not. Over the past few years, Apple, Google parent Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon have become among the world's most valuable companies. Along with ...

Sep 22, 2017

Amazon, Facebook could enrich Premier League teams

Manchester United is anticipating Amazon and Facebook to pursue broadcast rights for the English Premier League. Soccer's wealthiest competition is preparing to sell rights for games for the 2019-2022 cycle, with the most valuable domestic rights due to be auctioned early in 2018. The rights to ...

/ Sep 14, 2017

EU wants internet policing increased

Companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter could face European Union laws forcing them to be more proactive in removing illegal content if they do not do more to police what is available on the internet. The European Union executive outlined in draft guidelines how internet ...

Accounts from Russia bought Facebook ads during U.S. campaign

/ Sep 7, 2017

Accounts from Russia bought Facebook ads during U.S. campaign

Hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, probably run from Russia, spent about $100,000 on ads aimed at stirring up divisive issues such as gun control and race relations during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the social network said Wednesday. Although the number of ads is relatively ...

Silicon Valley denounces Trump's betrayal of Obama-protected 'Dreamers'

Sep 6, 2017

Silicon Valley denounces Trump's betrayal of Obama-protected 'Dreamers'

Silicon Valley titans, including Apple, Facebook and Google, on Tuesday condemned the dismantling of amnesty for young immigrants after President Donald Trump announced a phase-out of the "Dreamers" program. The reaction came swiftly after Trump announced a termination of the program protecting 800,000 people brought ...