Google this week reported a steep decline in profits. Social media companies such as Meta said that advertising sales — the heart of their businesses — have rapidly cooled off. And Microsoft, perhaps the tech industry’s most reliable performer, predicted a slowdown through at least the end of the year.
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Classic Internet Censorship: New regulations in Indonesia show that strict online controls are no longer confined to autocratic countries like China.
I want us to consider the implications of this new reality: In three of the four most populous countries in the world, governments have now given themselves the power to order that the internet be wiped of citizens’ posts that the authorities don’t like.
You’re Still Being Tracked on the Internet, Just in a Different Way
Apple and Google are pushing privacy changes, but a shift in digital tracking is giving some platforms a bigger advertising advantage.
Russia Intensifies Censorship Campaign, Pressuring Tech Giants
Google, Apple and others were warned that they must comply with a new law, which would make them more vulnerable to the Kremlin’s censorship demands.
The Battle for Digital Privacy Is Reshaping the Internet
As Apple and Google enact privacy changes, businesses are grappling with the fallout, Madison Avenue is fighting back and Facebook has cried foul.
Russia urges Apple, Google to remove Navalny app from stores
Russia’s state communications watchdog warned Apple and Google on Thursday that they could face fines if they fail to remove an app created by allies of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny from their stores.
Google, Apple and Microsoft report record-breaking profits
Google, Apple and Microsoft reported record-breaking quarterly sales and profits on Tuesday night as the firms continue to benefit from a pandemic that has created a “perfect positive storm” for big tech.
European Union’s top antitrust enforcer calls for greater global alignment on tech regulation
The tech industry’s top European adversary called Monday for greater cooperation among democracies as regulators race to check the power of Silicon Valley titans.
Google, Facebook and other tech companies threaten to quit Hong Kong over privacy law
An Asian industry group that includes Google, Facebook and Twitter has warned that tech companies could stop offering their services in Hong Kong if the Chinese territory proceeds with plans to change privacy laws.
U.S. Congress Faces Renewed Pressure to ‘Modernize Our Antitrust Laws’
When the nation’s antitrust laws were created more than a century ago, they were aimed at taking on industries such as Big Oil.