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Top of the List: Apple, Google, Facebook get most patents approved in Silicon Valley

Protection of their intellectual property is of upmost importance to Silicon Valley’s tech companies. Teams of lawyers employed by Apple, Google and Facebook work not only to protect their long-held patents but they also push through numerous a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 27th, 2020

Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Microsoft will let employees work from home through 2020 or longer. Here"s how tech companies are reconsidering remote work in the wake of COVID-19. (MSFT, AAPL, FB, GOOG, AMZN, TWTR)

REUTERS/File Photos Tech giants Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 27th, 2020

Barr blasts tech giants for dodging liability for harmful online content

U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr questions whether it’s time for changes to federal law that shields companies such as Facebook and Google......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 19th, 2020

Just how long do employees stay at Apple, Tesla, Facebook, Netflix and Google?

Tech workers in the Bay Area have plenty of choices about where they work, from startups and companies gaining ground to long-established tech giants. Having so many options seems to show in how long employees typically stay at companies, too, since the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 13th, 2018

From Facebook to Tesla, here are the lesser-known cofounders of some of the biggest tech companies in the world

We tend to forget that Steve Jobs, Travis Kalanick, and Bill Gates, didn't create Apple, U.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 1st, 2020

These 3 moments from Big Tech"s blockbuster antitrust hearing could come back to haunt the companies, according to Wall Street analysts

Pool/Getty Images The CEOs of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and Google were grilled during a five-hour congressional hearing on Wednesday. The hearing followed an antitrust investigation into the power and size of the Big Tech com.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 30th, 2020

These 3 moments from big tech"s blockbuster antitrust hearing could come back to haunt the companies, according to Wall Street analysts

Pool/Getty Images The CEOs of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and Google were grilled during a five-hour congressional hearing on Wednesday. The hearing followed an antitrust investigation into the power and size of the big tech com.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 30th, 2020

Opening statements: What chiefs of Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon want Congress to hear

The chief executive officers of four of the biggest and most powerful tech companies in the world — Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon — today will testify together for the first time before a congressional committee. Their collective messag.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 29th, 2020

NewsWatch: Here’s what the CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Alphabet will say at Wednesday’s antitrust hearing

The CEOs of four of the world’s largest and most influential tech companies are scheduled to testify Wednesday before a House antitrust panel, and they plan to emphasize how their products better American lives and jobs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 29th, 2020

Here’s what the CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Alphabet will say at Wednesday’s antitrust hearing

The CEOs of four of the world’s largest and most influential tech companies are scheduled to testify Wednesday before a House antitrust panel, and they plan to emphasize how their products better American lives and jobs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 28th, 2020

The leaders of the world"s most powerful tech companies — Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google — will be speaking in front of Congress this week. Here"s what we"re expecting, and why it"s a huge deal. (FB, GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN, AAPL)

ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images/Rich Fury/Getty Images/Stephen J. Cohen/WireImage/Mateusz Wlodarczyk/NurPhoto via Getty Images Amazo.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 28th, 2020

Did Big Tech Get Too Big? U.S. Crackdown Seeks Answer

The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce antitrust laws around the world. The companies dominate markets in e-commerce and smartphones, se.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 27th, 2020

Apple has acquired more AI startups than Google, Facebook or any other Big Tech company. Is Apple bulking up in AI or just catching up?

Apple bought more AI companies than any of its big tech competitors between 2010 and 2019, according to an analysis from CB Insights. Many of these purchases have been used to create new features on Apple's flagship iPhones......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 27th, 2020

The leaders of the world"s most powerful tech companies including Apple, Amazon, and Google will be speaking in front of Congress this week. Here"s what we"re expecting and why it"s a huge deal. (FB, GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN, AAPL)

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, Facebook CE.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 27th, 2020

Congress is gearing up to grill the CEOs of Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple in an antitrust hearing Wednesday — here"s how to watch it

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai, Apple's Tim Cook, and Amazon's Jeff Bezos — the leaders of tech's most powerful companies — will face questions from US lawmakers in an antitrust hearing on.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 25th, 2020

Apple, Facebook and Google score new patents for security, social media and gestures

Big tech companies like Apple and Facebook were recently granted patents that cover home security and social media use by minor children......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2020

3 lawmakers in charge of grilling Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook on antitrust own thousands in stock in those companies (AAPL, AMZN, GOOGL, FB)

Three of the lawmakers tasked with grilling big tech CEOs as part of a congressional antitrust investigation own stock in some of the companies being investigated, Business Insider has found. The CEOs of Facebook, Apple, Amazon, and Google's.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 23rd, 2020

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and other tech companies have joined MIT and Harvard in a fight to stop Trump"s new visa rule

More than a dozen tech companies filed a brief Monday in favor of a lawsuit to block a new Trump administration rule that requires in-person teaching for student visas. Under the rule, international students whose universit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2020

Here"s how big tech companies like Facebook, Google, and TikTok are reacting to Hong Kong"s harsh new national security law

Last week, China unilaterally passed an overarching new national security law in Hong Kong that experts say further erodes the semi-autonomous city's waning freedoms. The legislation criminalizes what it deems secession, subversion, terrorism, a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 7th, 2020

Amazon, Google, Twitter, and other tech companies are speaking out against Trump"s freeze on immigrant work visas (AMZN, TWTR, GOOG, GOOGL, FB)

Getty; AP Amazon, Google, Twitter, and other major tech companies are criticizing Trump's move to halt certain immigration visas. The companies said it w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 22nd, 2020