Tag: Big

  • Oof, the Prospects of That Big New Privacy Bill in Congress Look Grim

    Oof, the Prospects of That Big New Privacy Bill in Congress Look Grim

    Rep. Kelly Armstrong, a member of the House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, accompanies House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy outside for a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021.Photo: Associated Press (AP) House Republicans want to drastically change a federal privacy bill that Democrats in the Senate are also threatening to murder. […]

  • A Pay Transparency Reckoning Is Coming for Big Tech

    A Pay Transparency Reckoning Is Coming for Big Tech

    Soon, this pig’s guts will be fully on display. Illustration: pogonici (Shutterstock) Applying for jobs can feel like a crapshoot. A position sounds good, the hiring team seems to like you but, even once you’ve jumped through all the cover letter and interview hoops, you can still easily end up blindsided by a pay offer […]

  • The EU Is Pushing Big Tech to Crackdown on Deepfakes and Disinformation

    The EU Is Pushing Big Tech to Crackdown on Deepfakes and Disinformation

    European Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton told Reuters that upcoming regulations on the tech industry would be a “backbone” for enforcing disinformation moderation.Photo: STEPHANE MAHE / POOL / AFP (Getty Images) Big tech companies are getting a kick in the keister to start sorting out the mess of disinformation on their online platforms or […]

  • EU harmonizing fast charging with USB PD will be a big deal for Android

    EU harmonizing fast charging with USB PD will be a big deal for Android

    EU harmonizing fast charging with USB PD will be a big deal for Android For those that don’t know, European lawmakers reached an agreement earlier this week to force manufacturers of electronic devices including smartphones, tablets, digital cameras, headphones, and more to use the same universal charging port — USB-C. That’s right, USB-C everything is […]

  • Big Tech Has a New Antitrust Nemesis: John Oliver

    Big Tech Has a New Antitrust Nemesis: John Oliver

    Photo: Last Week Tonight Comedian John Oliver decided to wade into the antitrust battleground this week, and he didn’t hold back any punches. Watch Bees Are Fish Now, I Guess? 01:54 Now playing Spoilers of the Week | June 10th Friday 2:50PM 02:29 Now playing The Biggest Crypto Heists of 2022…So Far Wednesday 1:30PM Oliver […]