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Why a top antitrust lawmaker thinks it’s time to break up Facebook

Why a top antitrust lawmaker thinks it’s time to break up Facebook

When the new Chairman of the Congressional Antimonopoly Committee calls you it may be time to start worrying. In the column of the New York Times Rhode Island State Representative David Sicilian called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook's actions against potential antitrust violations, citing TechCrunch's own actions ...

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Snap is under NDA with UK Home Office discussing how to centralize age checks online

Snap is under NDA with UK Home Office discussing how to centralize age checks online

Snap Belongs to the NDA, as part of the Working Group, the Home Office of the United Kingdom is responsible for proposing stronger age-recognition techniques to identify children online. At the hearing of the parliamentary committee, details were raised, and members of the Congress of the Ministry of Digital, Cultural, ...

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Visa policies threaten innovation but aren’t stopping hiring abroad

Visa policies threaten innovation but aren’t stopping hiring abroad

The increasingly fierce US visa approval process has made it more difficult for companies to attract, support and retain foreign talent. However, recruiters are still continually sourcing talent from abroad. According to recently published about 30 pages of reports Envoy – Enterprise Labor Immigration Management Platform – US companies' demand ...

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Devin Nunes sues Twitter over mean tweets from parody account of his mom

Devin Nunes sues Twitter over mean tweets from parody account of his mom

California representative Devin Nunez has filed a $250,000 lawsuit against Twitter claiming that the company is conducting a "clear review" and allowing critics to slap him on the platform. Complain at the same time Twitter Let the critics silence and ask Twitter to keep his critics silent. This is a ...

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Intel and Cray are building a $500 million ‘exascale’ supercomputer for Argonne National Lab

Intel and Cray are building a $500 million ‘exascale’ supercomputer for Argonne National Lab

In a way, there is a supercomputer in my pocket. But another, more important, is that this laptop is a joke compared to a real supercomputer – and Intel and Cray are building the largest computer ever. First, a $500 million contract from the Department of Energy. It will do ...

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Beto O’Rourke could be the first hacker president

Beto O’Rourke could be the first hacker president

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O' Rourke revealed that he is a member of a notorious decades-old hacker organization. Former congressmen are members of the Texas Hacking Organization, Dead Cow Worship known to provoke early hacktivism in the Internet age and to build exploits and hacks for Microsoft Windows. The organization ...

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Apple addresses Spotify’s claims, but not its demands

Apple addresses Spotify’s claims, but not its demands

Two days later Spotify announced that has filed a lawsuit against the European Commission against anti-competitive practices. Apple today released its own Kind of reply . In a lengthy statement on its website called "Addressing Spotify's Statement, Apple introduced and removed Spotify's allegations about how the App Store works. Some ...

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Bipartisan bill proposes oversight for commercial facial recognition

Bipartisan bill proposes oversight for commercial facial recognition

On Thursday, Hawaiian Senator Brian Schatz and Missouri Senator Roy Blunt proposed a bill to provide legislative oversight for the commercial application of facial recognition technology. The Act is known as the Commercial Face Recognition Privacy Act which will require companies to inform consumers of the use of any facial ...

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UK asks competition watchdog to put adtech market review top of its to-do list

Google’s year in search 2018: the World Cup, Fortnite GIFs and Bitcoin

The British government has written to the country’s competition authority to require regulators to respond to concerns about the lack of transparency in the digital advertising market and to conduct formal market research “as soon as possible”. In the letter issued to the Competition and Markets Authority, British Chancellor of ...

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Opportunity’s last Mars panorama is a showstopper

Opportunity’s last Mars panorama is a showstopper

Opportunity Mars probe may be officially offline to get good but its science and image heritage is underway – and NASA has just shared the last (almost) The complete panorama robot was sent back before being covered by dust. After more than 5,000 days (or more precisely sol) on the ...

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