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Australia to Target Google and Facebook to Protect Local Industry

The head of Australia’s competition watchdog warned Monday that tough new regulation of tech giants like Google and Facebook was needed to protect the future of independent journalism. Rod Sims, chairman of the Australian Compe.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 11th, 2019

EU countries back copyright reform targeting Google, Facebook

EU countries on Monday endorsed an overhaul of the bloc's two-decade old copyright rules targeting Google and Facebook and seeking to protect the bloc's creative industries......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 15th, 2019

Amazon Is Challenging Google And Facebook For Dominance In Digital Advertising

If Jeff Bezos has proven anything during the quarter century since he founded Amazon as a humble online bookseller, it's that no industry is immune to his company's expansionary blood lust. Not even its fellow te.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 6th, 2019

Local ad survey positive for Google and Facebook, says Morgan Stanley

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 28th, 2019

Social Media Addiction Is a Real Disease, U.K. Lawmakers Say—And Facebook and Google Must Be Taxed for It

Call it a mental health tax. For the last few years, some psychologists have been warning of the dangers of social media addiction--a phenomenon that whistleblowers from within tech industry say has been deliberately foster.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 18th, 2019

Capitol Report: Elizabeth Warren outlines plans to break up Amazon, Google and Facebook

Elizabeth Warren, the U.S. senator running for president, on Friday outlined her plans to break up what she calls “Big Tech” in what could be considered the most sweeping salvo against the industry......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 9th, 2019

New Zealand to target online giants with digital tax

New Zealand said on Monday that it plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by multinational digital firms such as Google, Facebook and Amazon, extending a global effort to bring global tech giants into the tax net......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 18th, 2019

Google and Ad Industry Accused of “Massive” Abuse of Intimate Personal Data

Google and Interactive Advertising Bureau accused of using personal data to target incest victims, cancer patients, and substance abusers. Last September, a coalition of p.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 28th, 2019

Google led a multimillion-dollar tech industry lobbying blitz in 2018, records show

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft spent a combined $64 million to shape U.S. regulation and stave off government scrutiny in 2018, according to ethics reports filed late Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 23rd, 2019

Google led a multimillion-dollar tech industry lobbying blitz in 2018, records show

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft spent a combined $64 million to shape U.S. regulation and stave off government scrutiny in 2018, according to ethics reports filed late Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 23rd, 2019

Why Facebook is giving $300 million for local journalism

The funds come a year after Google committed the dollar amount to combatting misinformation online and helping journalism outlets gain subscribers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 15th, 2019

Jampp Claims Blockchain Can Disrupt Tech Giants Like Google And Facebook

Tech giants like Google and Facebook have made headlines for their large-scale mishandling of and for profiting from the personal information of their users. In order to protect the data they produce and rightfully own, users are increa.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 11th, 2019

Australian watchdog wants a regulator for Google, Facebook

Australia's competition watchdog on Monday recommended tougher scrutiny and a new regulatory body to check the dominance of tech giants Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google in the country's online advertising and news markets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 10th, 2018

Australia passes bill to force tech firms to hand over encrypted data

Australia's parliament on Thursday passed a bill to force tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google , Facebook and Apple to give police access to encrypted data, the most far-reaching such requirements imposed by a western country......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2018

Australia poised to force tech firms to hand over encrypted data

Australia's parliament is poised on Thursday to pass laws requiring tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google , Facebook and Apple to give police access to private encrypted data linked to suspected illegal activities......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 5th, 2018

Former Facebook exec Mary Lou Jepsen said her new company will make telepathy possible. But first, it’s going to upend the medical-imaging industry (FB, GOOG, GOOGL)

Jin S. Lee At Business Insider's IGNITION conference on Monday, Mary Lou Jepsen, a former executive at Facebook and Google, discussed the technology being developed by her new company. Openwater is working on a new kind of imaging technolog.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 4th, 2018

Your 401(k) Might Be a Target for Hackers. Here"s How to Protect It.

Retirement plans are a relatively new frontier for cyber fraud, but many in the industry say that such heists are becoming more common......»»

Category: topSource: barronsDec 3rd, 2018

Apple, Facebook, Google, Netflix among the big Bay Area tech employers that did the most hiring in Q3

While tech hiring slowed in some parts of the country, Bay Area's big employers in the industry have kept bringing on more workers. That's the finding of a Digital Jobs Index from On Partners, an Ohio-based executive search firm. The index shows th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2018

Google and the Rest of Tech Industry Are Grappling With These 3 Data Problems

From data privacy probems to AI's "black box" issues. Politicians have the tech industry in their cross hairs following recent high-profile data blunders like Facebook's Cambridge Analytica.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 30th, 2018

Amazon may be the biggest threat to Google since Facebook

Amazon is coming for Google’s lunch. For years, marketers and industry insiders have heralded Amazon as a burgeoning “third force” in advertising, as former WPP….....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 10th, 2018

Tech giants allied against proposed Australia law seeking encrypted data

Four global tech giants - Facebook, Apple, Alphabet and Amazon - will oppose an Australian law that would require them to provide access to private encrypted data linked to suspected illegal activities, an industry lobby group said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 3rd, 2018