Companies are less concerned with being on the wrong side of history than hurting their bottom line.
The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times both reported that state officials in California and Washington are focusing partly on how Amazon treats independent sellers on its platform.
“We’ve decided we will not sell facial recognition technology to police departments in the US until we have a national law in place, grounded in human rights, that will govern this technology,” says Microsoft president and chief counsel, Brad Smith.
HBO Max launches to a captive audience stuck at home without access to theatre, live music, shopping excursions or live or televised sporting events.
HBO Max's launch follows telecoms giant AT&T's $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, and brings that sprawling media empire's titles under one roof.
Cash-strapped governments are leaning toward a new regulatory regime in the wake of pandemic relief efforts.
Feeling the pinch of rising Chinese tech, the Silicon Valley giants become political to stay in the game.
The pandemic lockdowns have solidified the notion of tech companies as a necessity as people’s reliance on the internet, smart phones, apps and social media has significantly increased.
India has been under a strict lockdown since March 25 to battle the virus, leaving about 9,500 theatres shut and depriving Bollywood of box-office revenue.
The outcome could force Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple to separate their competing businesses, provide rivals access to their data and open up their standards to them.
The Wall Street Journal reported last month that Amazon used sensitive information about sellers on its marketplace, their products and transactions to develop its own competing products.
The country is headed for a period when desperation, paranoia, and racism, allied with a climate of fear and uncertainty, could start a chain reaction that leads to not just economic collapse, but a violent and indefinite period of social collapse.
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