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The Social Dilemma review: Netflix documentary ventures into the spooky side of technology
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The Social Dilemma review: Netflix documentary ventures into the spooky side of technology

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
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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
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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.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos willing to testify to US Congress investigating potential violations of antitrust law by big tech firms
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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
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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.

Irish regulators' first draft decision on big tech privacy probes will go for consultation with EU
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Irish regulators' first draft decision on big tech privacy probes will go for consultation with EU

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.

France, US comes to a truce on how to push global 'digital tax' talks forward
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France, US comes to a truce on how to push global 'digital tax' talks forward

Both will set aside the dispute over France's digital tax on big tech companies to focus on securing a broader global deal.

Surveillance Capitalism: Meet author Shoshana Zuboff whose book highlights Big Tech's evil plans
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Surveillance Capitalism: Meet author Shoshana Zuboff whose book highlights Big Tech's evil plans

In a 700-page book, the Harvard scholar skewered tech giants like Facebook and Google with a damning phrase: “surveillance capitalism.”

Facebook, Google, Amazon and other Big Tech could be forced to share data on fintech services customers
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Facebook, Google, Amazon and other Big Tech could be forced to share data on fintech services customers

The FSB said players including Microsoft, Amazon, eBay, Baidu, Apple, Facebook and Tencent, have massive databases, while some offer asset management, payments and lending.

End to end encryption: All you need to know about this technology under threat from govts and law enforcement agencies
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End to end encryption: All you need to know about this technology under threat from govts and law enforcement agencies

Law enforcement and technologists have been arguing over encryption controls for more than two decades.

Regulation in the digital age: Breaking up big tech not a solution says Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom
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Regulation in the digital age: Breaking up big tech not a solution says Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom

Microsoft was found guilty of repeatedly violating antitrust laws and in a settlement agreed to stop some tactics.

Big tech companies are gearing up to fight misinformation ahead of UK elections
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Big tech companies are gearing up to fight misinformation ahead of UK elections

Social media platforms are mounting a vigorous campaign against misinformation before the general elections.

Elizabeth Warren responds to Zuckerberg's plan to sue govt if it goes ahead with Facebook breakup
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Elizabeth Warren responds to Zuckerberg's plan to sue govt if it goes ahead with Facebook breakup

In the recently leaked audio files, Zuckberger addresses the ‘existential threat’ if Warren becomes president.

Apple should have split up a long time ago, big tech is too big: Steve Wozniak
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Apple should have split up a long time ago, big tech is too big: Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak also called out on companies like Google and Facebook for not allowing competition.

US proposes barring big technology companies from offering digital currencies
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US proposes barring big technology companies from offering digital currencies

The proposal sends a strong message to large tech firms increasingly eyeing the financial services space.

US Congress to vote today on bill to remove 7% country-cap on green card; move likely to benefit H1-B visa holders
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US Congress to vote today on bill to remove 7% country-cap on green card; move likely to benefit H1-B visa holders

The US Library of Congress Tuesday said the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, also known as HR 1044, is the most viewed bill in the week beginning 7 July.

Facebook's global affairs head Nick Clegg rejects calls to break-up company
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Facebook's global affairs head Nick Clegg rejects calls to break-up company

Nick Clegg stated that breaking up Facebook would not tackle issues like privacy and election meddling.

US Dept of Justice's antitrust chief lays out steps to rein in Google and Facebook
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US Dept of Justice's antitrust chief lays out steps to rein in Google and Facebook

Delrahim also said that, by protecting competition, his department “can have an impact on privacy and data protection.”

Breaking off from Facebook would make Instagram less safer says its head Adam Mosseri
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Breaking off from Facebook would make Instagram less safer says its head Adam Mosseri

Mosseri said that breaking off Instagram from Facebook would mean cutting off Instagram from some of the content policing that Facebook is good at