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Amazon Appeals US Labor Ruling Over Union Vote

American workers at Amazon US fulfilment centre face fight over mail-in vote to approve staff unionisation

4 hours ago

YouTube Extends Donald Trump Suspension

YouTube reviews its decision to ban Donald Trump from uploading to the plaform, and opts to keep its indefinite suspension…

11 hours ago

Facebook News Launches In UK After Deals Signed

Curated news service for UK Facebook users launches, after deals signed with the Telegraph, Daily Mail, Guardian, Sky News etc

1 day ago

Twitter ‘Birdwatch’ Trial To Allow Users To Flag Misleading Content

'Birdwatch' pilot to give users the power to flag misleading tweets, and write background notes about reason for reporting

1 day ago

Facebook Refers Donald Trump Ban Decision To Oversight Board

Hot potato. Mark Zuckerberg refers his decision to indefinitely suspend Donald Trump over to its independent oversight board

5 days ago

Social Networking Giants Grilled By MPs On Hate Content

After Donald Trump's ban from many social networking platforms, British MPs grill executives on their respective hate content policies

6 days ago

Jack Ma Makes First Public Appearance After Ant’s Cancelled IPO

First public appearance in nearly three months for Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma, after criticism of Chinese regulatory system

1 week ago

Turkey Hits Twitter With Ad Ban Under New Law

Controversial law in Turkey governing social media firms, sees Ankara imposing advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest

1 week ago

US Asks Australia To Scrap Proposed Publisher Payment Law

Major clash down under is looming, after Australia rejects US request to halt new law to force Google, Facebook to…

1 week ago

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey: Trump Ban Right Thing To Do

CEO of Twitter opens up about permanent ban on outgoing US President Donald Trump, after criticism from some quarters over…

2 weeks ago

Intel CEO Bob Swan To Step Down, Replaced By Pat Gelsinger

VMware boss Pat Gelsinger is to take over as Intel CEO, with Bob Swan stepping down next month at the…

2 weeks ago

YouTube Suspends Donald Trump Channel

Google streaming service YouTube becomes latest social network to suspend President Donald Trump, following attempted insurrection

2 weeks ago

Twitter Suspends 70,000 Accounts Sharing QAnon Content

Tens of thousands of accounts spreading QAnon conspiracy content in past few days after US Capitol attack have been suspended,…

2 weeks ago

Parler Sues Amazon Web Services After Hosting Takedown

Consequences from President Trump's attempted coup last week continues, with Google and Apple removing Parler from app stores

2 weeks ago

Twitter Permanently Bans Donald Trump

Outgoing US President Donald Trump reportedly went 'ballistic' after he was permanently banned from his favoured messaging outlet

2 weeks ago

Facebook Bans Donald Trump ‘Indefinitely’ After Capitol Killings

With five dead including a police officer and talk of his immediate removal from office, Mark Zuckerberg extends Donald Trump's…

3 weeks ago

Twitter, Facebook Block Donald Trump After Four Die In Capitol Siege

President Trump suspended from both Twitter and Facebook for posts to 'supporters', after mob storm US Capitol building and people…

3 weeks ago

Trump Vetoes $740bn Defense Bill Over Section 230

US President follows through on threat and vetoes major US defence bill over Section 230 protection for social networking firms

1 month ago

Amazon Faces Union Challenge In Alabama

Workers at Amazon fulfilment centre in Alabama are to be balloted over joining union, which would be a first for…

1 month ago

Google, Facebook Team Up To Tackle Antitrust Lawsuit – Report

Both firms agreed to 'cooperate and assist one another', after antitrust lawsuit last week from US states over online advertising…

1 month ago

Tech Trends and Predictions 2021

At this time of year, every business in the tech sector looks forward to trying and predict the trends that…

1 month ago

Google Staff Seek Removal Of VP Involved In Timnit Gebru ‘Firing’

AI staff at Google demand removal of company executive involved in departure of prominent female ethics researcher Dr Timnit Gebru

1 month ago

Big Tech Firms Face EU Fines Of 10 Percent Of Turnover

Yearly checks on tech firm compliance over harmful content, plus stiff financial penalties part of EU's proposed regulation of digital…

1 month ago

Facebook To Move UK Users To US Data Agreements

Escaping GDPR protections? Social networking giant Facebook insists move will not change privacy controls or the services it offers

1 month ago

California Asks Court To Force Amazon To Comply With Coronavirus Probe

Attorney General asks court to force Amazon to co-operate with state investigation into its handling of Covid-19 pandemic

1 month ago

Online Safety Bill Could Fine Firms 10 Percent Of Turnover

Tech firms faced stiff financial penalties under Government's Online Safety Bill, which looks to impose tough rules on online content

1 month ago

Twitter Fined 450,000 Euros Over Public Tweet Bug

Irish data regulator DPC increases Twitter's GDPR fine for tweeting bug, after watchdogs in Austria, Germany, Italy argued it was…

1 month ago

Oracle Joins California Leavers, Relocates To Texas

California exodus? Software giant Oracle becomes latest Silicon Valley firm to move its HQ from California and relocate it to…

1 month ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: Alan Gibson, VP, EMEA, Alteryx

Forrester highlighting the desperate need for data literacy as the adoption of analytics technologies accelerates amid the current downturn. Coupled…

1 month ago