Google parent Alphabet posts profit over $18 billion in third quarter; Twitter suffers $537 million loss
From July to September, its video service sold $7.2 billion of advertising space targeted according to content and users, against $5 billion in the same period last year, according to Alphabet
Apple rolls out vital app store changes in an attempt to stave off increasing regulation of Big Tech
Apple has announced long-demanded concessions after seeing investigations, lawsuits and rules pile up against what critics call an abuse of global dominance by big firms.
In Brad Stone's book Amazon Unbound, critical perspectives on the transformation of Amazon, and Jeff Bezos
Brad Stone’s Amazon Unbound is not just a sequel to The Everything Store which he wrote in 2013, but also a thorough look at just how Bezos was able to keep the innovation engine as well as the cash coffers at Amazon on an ascending curve.
The bipartisan legislation targets the companies’ structure and points toward breaking them up, a dramatic step for Congress to take against a powerful industry whose products are woven into everyday life.
US antitrust overhaul: What it means for the likes of Amazon, Apple, Facebook; how it would change big tech
Even if only some of the proposals are passed as law, they will likely have significant consequences for the way big tech does business globally.
UK watchdog is looking into iOS, Android 'mobile ecosystem' over concerns of the tech giants stifling competition
The authority said it’s taking a closer look at the “effective duopoly” Google and Apple have on the various gateways through which users can access online content.
India must take cue from Australian model of maintaining power balance between Big Tech, digital news media
Journalism is a critically important sector for a healthy democracy. Thus, the State cannot be a fence sitter when journalism is not financially sustainable
The kind of direct governmental regulations for news platforms should be less focused on regulating journalists’ conduct, and more about protecting their speech
While Facebook said the regulators had ignored important history, the lawsuits set off a chorus of bipartisan support on Capitol Hill
The halcyon days of an adoring Washington are unlikely to return when Biden takes the oath of office in January.
Amazon reported record sales, and nearly 200% rise in profits, as the pandemic accelerated the transition to online shopping.
The Social Dilemma shows us how captivated by the comfort of information at our fingertips and the ability to always stay connected, we often resign ourselves to the perils of technology.
Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google CEOs testify before US Congress, Bezos promises action if investigation reveals data misuse
Currently, it's unclear how much the lawmakers advanced their goal of bringing some of the world’s largest companies to heel.
Apple, Google, Amazon, other Big Tech companies have a climate problem; now being forced to clean up
Apple's recent pledge is 'a big step in the right direction, if they make good on it' but regulators need to do more, say experts.
US Justice Department proposes curbing protections for big tech platforms like Google, Facebook, Twitter
Trump wants to "remove or change" a provision of a law known as Section 230.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos willing to testify to US Congress investigating potential violations of antitrust law by big tech firms
The big four tech platforms are under investigation by a House Judiciary Committee panel and the US Justice Department.
A summer without big tech conferences is an opportunity to reassess our relationship with technology
For a tech journalist, the summer months from April to June mean one thing. But earlier this year, when Mobile World Congress was cancelled, it was an indicator of things to come.
The DPC said two of the 21 inquiries it had open into big tech firms had moved from the investigative stage to the decision-making phase.
Both will set aside the dispute over France's digital tax on big tech companies to focus on securing a broader global deal.
In a 700-page book, the Harvard scholar skewered tech giants like Facebook and Google with a damning phrase: “surveillance capitalism.”