YouTube to ban 'hateful,' 'supremacist' videos

Business Jun 6, 2019

YouTube to ban 'hateful,' 'supremacist' videos

YouTube said Wednesday it would ban videos that promote or glorify racism and discrimination as well as those denying well-documented violent events, like the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook school shooting. The announcement by the Google-owned video-sharing platform was the latest of a series of ...

Business Jun 5, 2019

Japan eyes legislation to regulate global and domestic tech giants

The government said Wednesday it plans to submit a bill to the Diet next year to regulate global and domestic technology giants amid concerns some are stifling fair competition due to their overwhelming market share. The bill to enhance transparency in the business transactions of ...

Top tech execs will be asked to testify in U.S. House probe

Business Jun 5, 2019

Top tech execs will be asked to testify in U.S. House probe

Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday. The comments came a day after sources ...

Silicon valley battered as Washington turns up antitrust heat

Business Jun 4, 2019

Silicon valley battered as Washington turns up antitrust heat

Technology giants are bracing for sweeping investigations into their business practices as top U.S. antitrust officials and lawmakers carved out a battle plan targeting Silicon Valley's best-known names — sending shares tumbling and raising the prospect of a drawn-out fight with the government. The House ...

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe of Google

Business / Tech Jun 2, 2019

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe of Google

The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google's business practices and whether they violate antitrust law — the Trump administration's first major step to scrutinize the potentially anti-competitive conduct of a giant technology firm. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion ...