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Jampp Claims Blockchain Can Disrupt Tech Giants Like Google And Facebook

Tech giants like Google and Facebook have made headlines for their large-scale mishandling of and for profiting from the personal information of their users. In order to protect the data they produce and rightfully own, users are increa.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 11th, 2019

New Zealand to target online giants with digital tax

New Zealand said on Monday that it plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by multinational digital firms such as Google, Facebook and Amazon, extending a global effort to bring global tech giants into the tax net......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 18th, 2019

EU clinches copyright overhaul deal, tech giants in focus

The European Union is set to rewrite its two-decades-old copyright rules which will force Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc to share revenue with the creative industries and remove copyright-protected content on YouTube or Instagram......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2019

Australia to Target Google and Facebook to Protect Local Industry

The head of Australia’s competition watchdog warned Monday that tough new regulation of tech giants like Google and Facebook was needed to protect the future of independent journalism. Rod Sims, chairman of the Australian Compe.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 11th, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez slams tech giants on climate-change denial talk

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc. and Microsoft Corp. for sponsoring a conference in Washington that included a session denying the science... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 31st, 2019

Here"s how global tech giants are tackling "fake news" ahead of elections in the world"s largest democracy

Google announced its plans to launch an "Advertising Transparency Report" and a "Political Ads Library" ahead of the general elections in India. Facebook and Twitter have have.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 26th, 2019

Five tech giants spent $64 million in 2018 lobbying, records show

The money spent by Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft reflects the industry’s souring political fortunes in Washington — and the policy battles still on the horizon......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 23rd, 2019

Australian watchdog wants a regulator for Google, Facebook

Australia's competition watchdog on Monday recommended tougher scrutiny and a new regulatory body to check the dominance of tech giants Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google in the country's online advertising and news markets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 10th, 2018

EU To Review New Digital Tax Plan From France, Germany

Last month, the European Union announced the collapse of its plans to tax internet and tech giants like Alphabet Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google and Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB). read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 3rd, 2018

Exclusive: Russia plans stiffer fines for tech firms that break rules - sources

Russia plans to impose stiffer fines on technology firms that fail to comply with Russian laws, sources familiar with the plans said, raising the stakes in the Kremlin's fight with global tech giants such as Facebook and Google......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 26th, 2018

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘We have to admit when the free market is not working’

Apple CEO Tim Cook used his time on HBO to distance himself from tech giants like Google and Facebook......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 19th, 2018

Trump says his administration is "looking at" whether Amazon, Facebook and Google are violating antitrust laws (AAPL, GOOGL, AMZN)

Axios on HBO President Donald Trump says his administration was "looking at" antitrust proceedings against tech giants Google, Amazon, and Facebook. In an interview with news site Axios that aired on HBO Sunday n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 5th, 2018

Inventor Of Web: Facebook And Google May Need To Be Broken Up

The man credited with inventing the World Wide Web says that dominant tech giants such as Facebook and Google may need to be broken up unless viable challengers emerge, or shifting preferences result in people gravit.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 1st, 2018

Tech giants among 56 businesses telling Trump not to weaken transgender rights

Apple, Facebook and Google told the Trump administration that they oppose any change in federal policy that would define gender on the basis of one’s biological sex at birth......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2018

Apple, Facebook and Google among 56 businesses telling Trump not to weaken transgender rights

The tech giants told the Trump administration on Thursday that they oppose any change in federal policy that would define gender on the basis of one’s biological sex at birth......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2018

Apple, Facebook and Google among 56 businesses telling Trump not to weaken transgender rights

The tech giants told the Trump administration on Thursday that they oppose any change in federal policy that would define gender on the basis of one’s biological sex at birth......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2018

Apple, Facebook and Google among 56 businesses telling Trump not to weaken transgender rights

Tech giants told the Trump administration Thursday that they oppose any change in federal policy that would define gender on the basis of one’s biological sex at birth......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2018

Father of Web says tech giants may have to be split up

Silicon Valley technology giants such as Facebook and Google have grown so dominant they may need to be broken up, unless challengers or changes in taste reduce their clout, the inventor of the World Wide Web told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 1st, 2018

Google, Facebook and Apple Face Digital Tax Nightmare

Britain could become the first major world economy to impose a specific tax on tech giants, as international negotiations to overhaul analog-era global tax regulations drag on. The announcement was made in a bu.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 30th, 2018

British treasury chief proposes ‘digital services tax’ on tech giants

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer, Phillip Hammond, has proposed a new tax targeting technology companies such as Google, Facebook and Amazon. The tax would take effect starting in April 2020 and generate about $512 million per year......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 29th, 2018

UK treasury chief proposes ‘digital services tax’ on tech giants

The head of the United Kingdom’s treasury has proposed a new tax targeting tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 29th, 2018