Decrying Chinese spying, the US Secretary of State praised Google, Facebook and Twitter for not sharing user data with Hong Kong government
09 Jul 2020 4:50 PM
They said at a virtual meeting with Zuckerberg they "didn’t hear anything...to convince us that Zuckerberg and colleagues are taking action"
08 Jul 2020 8:17 PM
The Facebook product looms large in a space that Indian apps Chingari, Roposo, and Go Social are trying establish a foothold in.
08 Jul 2020 7:04 PM
A civil rights audit being conducted over the past two years says not fact-checking Trump's lies among setbacks to progress.
08 Jul 2020 5:59 PM
Parler, founded in Nevada in 2018, bills itself as an alternative to “ideological suppression” at other social networks.
08 Jul 2020 4:57 PM
Police have stepped up requests on user data to pick up dissidents in the wake of the national security law being enforced.
08 Jul 2020 4:10 PM
He served just an 18-month sentence, and a judge ruled that he would not be extradited to the US where he could face longer incarceration.
06 Jul 2020 9:35 PM
Postmates, whose business delivering food, groceries and other goods doubled amid lockdown, was bought for $2.65 billion.
06 Jul 2020 7:13 PM
While the Chinese company is not banned, operators using Huawei will be given only limited permits for 3-8 years.
06 Jul 2020 5:26 PM
The action against Chinese Apps is not about data protection but is a political manoeuvre.
04 Jul 2020 10:44 PM
Trump’s ‘steady retweets of everyday users helps fans feel connected to him’ while Biden remains traditional and ‘promotes values’.
04 Jul 2020 5:02 PM
Of the 2,000 mile border with Mexico, Trump’s steel wall covers just 200 miles, and border patrol agents can’t be everywhere.
03 Jul 2020 9:24 PM
With mainland China enforcing the law, views such as wanting independence became outlawed overnight.
03 Jul 2020 8:41 PM
This isn’t the first criticism a Black employee has levelled at Facebook.
03 Jul 2020 6:22 PM
The social network said it would include alerts at the top of feeds on Facebook and Instagram, starting in the United States.
03 Jul 2020 5:55 PM
Under the law, ministers can order social media sites to put warnings next to posts the government considers false and order pages blocked.
03 Jul 2020 5:10 PM
“Regulators around the world... must therefore give it their utmost attention,” they said, calling it a “test case” on facing down Big Tech.
02 Jul 2020 9:28 PM
Data of past boycotts suggests the observable impact is relatively mild, a business intelligence firm said.
02 Jul 2020 8:54 PM
The law grants internal security agency Shin Bet permission to track cell phones for a three-week period on a case-by-case basis.
02 Jul 2020 7:39 PM
Some app developers themselves also voluntarily took down apps from Play Store and App Store to adhere to local laws.
02 Jul 2020 5:57 PM