By dropping the hammer on Trump and deplatforming a number of pro-Trump accounts to ostensibly defend democracy, is Big Tech the greater threat to free speech and democratic discourse?
Google Australia Managing Director says if the current draft media laws went ahead unchanged it would be "the worst-case scenario" and force the firm to block Australians.
To check the tech giants' power, Canberra is pursuing world-first laws that would require Google and Facebook to compensate Australian news organisations, or pay millions of dollars in fines.
Canberra insists Google and Facebook should pay media organisations instead of blocking their content.
Price of bitcoin reaches $41,130 after having jumped 9.75 percent during the trading session.
The Alphabet Workers Union will be part of the Communications Workers of America labor group, which also represents employees from Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc Alphabet members will pay dues of 1% of their total compensation.
The final rules announced by the Federal Aviation Administration “get us closer to the day when we will more routinely see drone operations such as the delivery of packages,” said FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson.
The tech giant and its charismatic founder face unprecedented scrutiny over allegations of monopolistic practices.
Several tech giants have joined the legal battle against the Israeli spyware firm for creating a “systemic cybersecurity risk.”
Microsoft, Alphabet-owned Google, Cisco, Dell Technologies-owned VMWare, and Washington-based Internet Association join forces with Facebook telling a US court that the firm's tools were "dangerous" and could be "used nefariously."
The suit says Google made deals to shut out competitors and set out to lock out rivals by muscling its search and advertising systems into users' everyday appliances.
"Google sought to kill competition and has done so through an array of exclusionary tactics, including an unlawful agreement with Facebook, its largest potential competitive threat," the lawsuit said.
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