Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

The all-seeing Amazon, Google, and Facebook have every incentive to help the national security state undermine privacy, free speech, and democracy. We’ve read this book before. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The long-suffering news business keeps getting big promises from Big Tech

With Google under pressure to clamp down on YouTube conspiracies and low-quality clickbait, the search giant is launching a major new effort aimed at strengthening its relationship with news publishers–and perhaps keeping them from going under. At an event in New York today, the company... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Big Tech 'greenwashing' its environmental responsibilities ahead of COP26?

COP26, the UN’s climate change conference billed as “the world’s last best chance” to prevent the most disastrous effects of global warming, kicks off in Glasgow on Sunday. Delegates from around the world will convene to hammer out another round of emission reduction targets with a goal of... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-10-29 17:00:38 UTC ]
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Regnery Signs Hawley's 'The Tyranny of Big Tech'

Regnery Publishing has acquired Missouri Senator Josh Hawley’s 'The Tyranny of Big Tech' after the book was dropped by Simon & Schuster shortly after the riot that took place at the nation's Capitol on January 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Duckworth Books snaps up former 'Big Brother' contestant's debut

Duckworth Books has acquired 2016 "Big Brother" finalist A J West's debut novel, The Spirit Engineer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-10 15:40:49 UTC ]
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News Corp’s Stephanie Layser Is Tired of Big Tech Bullying

Covid-19 has hit publishers especially hard, from lost revenue due to keyword blocking and changing consumer news preferences. News Corp has been deeply affected, suffering a net loss of $1 billion in the third quarter of 2020. Stephanie Layser, vp of advertising technology at News Corp, spoke... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-07-15 19:21:32 UTC ]
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News Corp Answers Big Tech by Exploring its Own News Distribution Site

In a response to most news publishers’ checklist of needs from a digital conduit to their content, News Corp is Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-09-12 18:30:12 UTC ]
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Big Tech Can Stay Ahead of Regulators by Breaking Itself Up

Regulators are coming after Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, and it could get ugly. The companies would benefit by acting pre-emptively. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-06-10 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Break Up Big Tech? Some Say Not So Fast

Antitrust action alone won’t solve all the problems posed by companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-06-07 18:39:40 UTC ]
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AAP Speakers Take On Big Tech

At the Association of American Publishers' annual meeting held June 3, two speakers called for the power of the huge technology companies to be regulated. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Google could be targeted in the first antitrust probe of Big Tech under Trump

The investigation into the company’s search and “other businesses” may signal the end of Washington’s recent hands-off approach to regulating tech giants. The Justice Department’s antitrust division is laying the groundwork for an investigation of Google, according to reports in The Wall Street... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-06-01 01:34:36 UTC ]
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Big Tech: Breaking Us Up Will Only Help China

Amid escalating tension with China, executives at Google and Facebook argue that tough regulations against tech will hurt US competitiveness. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-05-23 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe backs new laws that clamp down on Facebook, Google, Big Tech: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app.What people are talking about todayEurope just pushed through another... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Big Facebook Critic Fears Tech’s Business Model

Roger McNamee was a mentor Mark Zuckerberg and an early investor in Facebook. Now he has written a book about the "Facebook catastrophe." Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More choice on privacy just means more chances to do what’s best for big tech | John Naughton

A study of how Facebook, Google and Microsoft have applied the EU’s new GDPR rules shows users are being manipulatedOne of the most influential books published in the last decade was Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein. In it, the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charkin tells IPA Congress: 'Big tech companies need copyright education'

Bloomsbury executive director Richard Charkin says the world’s biggest tech companies need educating about the importance of copyright, and that publishers must talk to them and not "just to each other". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A ‘World Without Mind’: Big Tech’s Dangerous Influence

Big Tech – Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon -- pose an existential threat because they come between us and reality, a new book contends. Continue reading at [email protected]

[ [email protected] | 2017-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Denver ad-tech company merges, expects to grow

Denver advertising technology company Altitude Digital has merged with Genesis Media, a New York City-based maker of analytics software for online publishers. The combined company will be based in New York City under the Genesis Media name, but it will keep the former Altitude Digital office in... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Millennials, Diversity Big Topics at BookNet Canada's Annual Tech Forum

At BookNet Canada’s 10th annual Tech Forum, a full-day event in downtown Toronto which took place on Friday, discussions centered around ebook pricing, Millennials’ book buying habits, and how publishers can use technology to more effectively market diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Big hair, big dreams: Behind the curtain at the Miss America pageant

Amy Argetsinger traces the path to the crown, as well as the contest’s evolution. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-10 12:00:00 UTC ]
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