Before the pandemic began, the systems that govern our world were brittle. Today, they are broken. When we emerge, the world will be different, and so will we.
“For those of you who’ve already made up your minds and just want the election to be over, we hear you."
"The Black Lives Matter Foundation" Raised Millions. It's Not Affiliated With The Black Lives Matter Movement.
Employees of Apple, Google, and Microsoft have raised millions of dollars for the Black Lives Matter Foundation thinking it's the international racial justice movement seeking to end police brutality. That couldn’t be further from the truth.
The companies say that public health authorities have asked for help in designing what contact tracing apps might look like.
Trump Wants To Help Conservatives Sue Twitter For Censorship, But He’ll Face An Obstacle: Justice Brett Kavanaugh
Trump signed an executive order aimed at stripping Twitter and other social media companies of legal immunity.
Trump’s executive order may not do much, but a growing movement of unlikely Republican and Democratic allies are pushing for a real crackdown on tech companies.
Drudge referred roughly 8 million views to the site since November.
When India's Airports Reopen On Monday, They'll Be Pushing Travelers To Use The Government's Controversial Contact Tracing App
Downloading Aarogya Setu won't be mandatory to fly, but Indian authorities will be pushing it.
Apple And Google's Coronavirus Tech Won't Actually Do Contact Tracing. Here's Why Exposure Notification Is Different
Exposure notifications and digital contact tracing are two different things. Choosing one or the other could change the course of the pandemic.
Without enough human contact tracers to identify infected people, the US is barreling toward a digital solution, and possible disaster.
Australia Wants Facebook And Google To Pay News Outlets For Their Content. Could Governments Around The World Follow?
As the coronavirus pandemic decimates the economics of the news industry, the Australian government is stepping in. It may not be the only one.
Cheap data and inexpensive smartphones brought millions of people online in India this decade. As the country’s government cracks down, protesters are using the internet to resist.
The New NHS Coronavirus App Won’t Work Without A Huge Increase In Testing And People To Do Contact Tracing
“You cannot ‘big data’ your way out of a ‘no data’ situation. Period.”
The two companies are developing software for iPhones and Android devices that will help health officials tell people if they were in recent contact with someone who tested positive for the virus.
Zoom has exploded in popularity during the coronavirus pandemic while also coming under fire over security issues.
As they stole stories from real newspapers, these sites baffled scientists, activists, and journalists. Until now.
Misinformation, hoaxes, and snake oil cures have all been rampant online since the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Privacy advocates are alarmed over the search giant’s new COVID-19 screening portal.
Here's a running list of all the other major cancellations.
City officials said Friday that South by Southwest won't be happening this year.
“This is an invasive maneuver resulting in poor user experiences.”
The company's shutdown leaves 114 people, including Andy Rubin, out of jobs.
In January 2017, when the Trump administration first unveiled a travel ban targeting seven majority Muslim countries, the tech industry took up arms. This time around there's mainly been silence.
"Husband" or "wedding" was far more likely to come up as a Google auto-suggestion for the names of women journalists, Harvard professors, and Forbes' 30 Under 30 winners than "wife" did for men.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Harshly Criticized The Indian Law That Discriminates Against Muslim Immigrants: “I Think It’s Just Bad”
The native of Hyderabad said: “If anything, I would love to see a Bangladeshi immigrant who comes to India and creates the next unicorn in India.”
"Ultimately, we don’t think decisions about political ads should be made by private companies," a Facebook executive said.
Google made the link a valuable commodity, so hackers are compromising sites and then getting paid to inject links.
“The idea that you could disassociate from a policy that consumed the entire department while you were deputy chief of staff is ridiculous,” one former DHS official told BuzzFeed News.
Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are passing the torch.
A group of former Google employees who were terminated last month are hoping their complaints about unfair labor practices will trigger a federal investigation into the search giant.