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'Free Speech' App Parler Initiates Fresh Legal Challenge Against Amazon, Drops Anti-Trust Lawsuit
Since it was removed from Amazon on allegations of being unable to police content, the company had been involved in legal challenges against its former host. After repeated failures to find a new platform, the social media site was relau...
FBI Pushing Tech Firms to Write Own Backdoors Into Encrypted Messaging Apps, Director Tells Congress
The US has on spurious grounds banned Chinese tech firms for ostensibly placing surveillance backdoors into their technology on behalf of the Chinese government. However, the head of the US’ Federal Bureau of Investigation has revealed t...
Parler sues Amazon again, after dropping original lawsuit
Parler, a social media app popular among right-wing groups, filed a new lawsuit accusing Amazon.com Inc of trying to destroy its business following the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump.
Parler drops Amazon web-hosting legal challenge
Parler has withdrawn its antitrust action against Amazon, two months after filing the case against the tech giant.
ByteDance reaches $92 million settlement with U.S. TikTok users over data privacy concerns
Under the proposed terms of the agreement, TikTok will no longer collect or store a user's biometric information, including facial characteristics, or track users' GPS data. The company will also be prohibited from storing U.S. user data...
Huawei 2020 revenue ticks up despite US sanctions, chairman says
Huawei has repeatedly denied it poses a security risk.
Huawei unveils folding smartphone with an 8-inch-wide screen
Phone offers crisper visuals, better sound for movies, games
The Government Needs to Find Big Tech a New Business Model
Facebook and Google want to keep playing three roles: essential infrastructure, publisher, and targeted-ad mogul. That’s impossible.
Parler, A Social Media Platform That Stands For Free Speech, Temporarily Blocked Its Founder
“I know it’s a ban because I know how the architecture works. I can’t log in anymore.”
A data breach is exposing Big Law firms who were using a 20-year-old system for handling sensitive documents. Here's what we know so far.
Accellion, a top legal data vendor, was hit by a data breach. Here are firms that could be at risk in the legal industry's latest data security risk.
Parler Interim CEO Invites Trump, Biden to Social Media Platform for Dialogue
The platform earlier said in its reopening statement that the takedown in January was conducted by “those who desire is to silence tens of millions of Americans”.
Bitcoin surges to new highs, analysts warn about price sustainability
Bitcoin surged to yet another record high on Wednesday, a day after the virtual currency vaulted to the $50,000 hurdle, even as analysts warned against the sustainability of such prices amid elevated volatility.
Parler app back online after month-long gap
Controversial social-media app Parler has come back online after more than a month without service.
Parler, a preferred social-media platform for the far-right, is back online with Mark Meckler as interim CEO
Parler was dropped by Amazon Web Services (AWS) on January 11 after the hosting service said it 'poses a very real risk to public safety.'
Huawei files US lawsuit disputing that it is a security threat
Chinese telecom giant challenges FCC ruling, as founder says he would welcome Biden outreach
Google sued by 10 US states for 'anti-competitive' online ad sales
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the suit, arguing that "this Goliath of a company is using its power to manipulate the market, destroy competition, and harm you, the consumer."
Life sentence without pardon: ‘When you’re removed, you’re removed’: Twitter chief says Trump ban is PERMANENT even if he's re-elected
Former President Donald Trump will never be allowed back on Twitter, even if he runs for office again in 2024 and wins, company Chief Financial Officer Ned Segal told CNBC.
Why there's a chip shortage that's hurting everything from the PlayStation 5 to the Chevy Malibu
It's not just the automotive industry that's grappling with an inability to get enough semiconductors to build their products.
Facebook’s ‘supreme court’ says company got it wrong on removing content
A post quoting Goebbels, and another criticizing Muslims were both reinstated after the Oversight Board intervened.
U.S. senators propose limiting liability shield for social media platforms
Three Democratic U.S. senators introduced a bill that would limit Section 230, a law that shields online companies from liability over content posted by users, and make the companies more accountable when posts result in harm.
Instagram is realizing it's not so easy to knock off TikTok
It took less than six months for Instagram's Snapchat clone to catch up to its rival's audience size and be credited with stunting Snapchat's user growth just as the company prepared to make its Wall Street debut in 2017.
How Trump won over Europe on 5G
The former US president’s tactic of cutting China out of next-generation cellphone networks has paid off.
SCOTT GALLOWAY: Removing Jack Dorsey as CEO should be the first step in Twitter's path to redemption
Galloway says replacing the absentee leader will lead to a desperately needed top-down overhaul of Twitter's business model.
Parler Wanted Donald Trump On Its Site. Trump’s Company Wanted A Stake.
Parler offered Trump 40% of the company - while he was still in office - if he posted exclusively to the platform. The deal was never finalized.
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