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Europe's new GDPR data law upends global online advertising

/ Aug 24, 2018

Europe's new GDPR data law upends global online advertising

Europe's new data privacy law has put a small army of tech firms that track people online in jeopardy and is strengthening the hand of giants such as Google and Facebook in the $200 billion global digital advertising industry. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ...

Tech giants dismantle global Iranian propaganda push

Aug 22, 2018

Tech giants dismantle global Iranian propaganda push

Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Alphabet Inc. collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to Iranian actors that a cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday were promoting Iran's geopolitical agenda around the world. Through a network of fake news websites and fraudulent social media personas spread across ...

Aug 19, 2018

Silicon Valley idealism at odds with China market

Google worker outrage over the idea of censoring searches to appease Chinese officials highlights the dilemma U.S. tech companies face in accessing the lucrative market. Using technology to make the world better is a well-worn mantra in Silicon Valley, preached so strongly by internet companies ...

Are tech titans teetering atop the market?

/ Aug 5, 2018

Are tech titans teetering atop the market?

Silicon Valley giants have become a gargantuan force on Wall Street, as demonstrated by Apple recently topping $1 trillion in market valuation. But should we fear that a new tech bubble is ready to burst? Here are some questions and answers about the sector: What does the ...