Former President Donald Trump has said he will be sueing Facebook, Google, Twitter, and their CEOs for violating his first amendment right to free speech. They say he incited the Capitol violence.
Microsoft has publicly announced that it is suspending PAC donations, because 20% of its donations in the past four years went to Congress members who voted against the Electoral College.
Facebook has emphasized that it made the right decision in banning Trump indefinitely but has referred the case to an independent body for review. A decision will be reached in less than 90 days.
Much like most of the big social media platforms, YouTube has been monitoring and taking down fake info about the 2020 U.S. election for a while. Now, this also will include videos stating Trump won.
In a stint that lasted for 30 minutes, hackers swapped out the 'Coalitions' tab of President Trump's campaign website, threatening to release sensitive information in exchange for cryptocurrency.
The social media giant bans groups, pages, as well as Instagram accounts related to QAnon. The policy update came after the firm's previous attempt to stop the surging misinformation.
Vanessa Pappas has publicly invited Facebook and Instagram to support their litigation against the executive order signed by President Trump that aims to ban the Chinese-backed app in the US.
Microsoft has reported increased activity from hacking groups based in Russia, China, and Iran targeting the U.S. presidential elections. Both Biden and Trump campaigns have been attacked.
TikTok's CEO Kevin Mayer has announced in an internal email that he is leaving the company influenced by the change in the political environment. He had joined TikTok as CEO in May this year.
Multiple subreddit moderators' accounts were compromised, with hackers posting pro-Trump messages. Reddit says it is working on locking affected accounts down and is investigating.
Earlier this week, Twitter flagged two tweets by Donald Trump. In response, President Trump has signed an executive order that seeks to limit liability protections of social media companies.
President Trump established a direct relation between mail-in ballots and rigged elections. Consequently, Twitter went on to flag those tweets as false claims, and Trump responded strongly to it.
Two years after the 'covfefe' incident, analysts at J.P.Morgan created the Volfefe index after Trump's market-impacting tweets having words like 'China', 'products', and others become more frequent.
In an interesting development, Microsoft President Brad Smith has said that Huawei is being treated unfairly by the U.S.; he believes the Chinese firm should be allowed to purchase U.S. tech freely.
France and the U.S. have come to an agreement that will allow the European country to go ahead with its Digital Services Tax plans without incurring retaliation from the Trump administration.
One of the biggest sources of anxiety among U.S.-based tech companies in the past few weeks has been the looming threat of more tariffs on electronics. The tariffs have now been delayed.
Last week Foxconn decided not to build a factory in Wisconsin anymore. It has now reconsidered the decision and intends to go ahead with the plans as a result of talks with the White House.
Having made note of recent news reports that reveal President Trump's use of an unsecure iPhone, a spokesperson for the Chinese foreign ministry has recommended that he use a Huawei device instead.
In a blog post about 'World Leaders', Twitter tried to explain that it won't ban such individuals from its platform for the sake of public awareness and the influential role they play.
A White House staffer from the Trump administration has divulged that the U.S. considers North Korea to be the originator of the WannaCry cyberattack which struck 300,000 PCs this year.
The Trump administration is reportedly considering a ban on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Satya Nadella and Brad Smith, in separate blog posts, took a stance against the move.
The endeavour to try and ban Trump from using Twitter has been launched by a former CIA agent. The campaign thinks he is dangerous and wants to buy a commanding share of Twitter to stop him tweeting.
Along with other industry leaders, Microsoft has recently announced its intention to leave Donald Trump's advisory board pertaining to the 'digital economy' set up by the Trump administration.
President Donald Trump said in an interview that Apple CEO Tim Cook has promised to build three factories in the US. He also said that unemployed people should move and not care about their house.
A data breach that was encountered by service provider Sabre has affected 14 properties owned by Trump International Hotels Management LLC, including locations in Las Vegas and Chicago.
Following the G20 summit, President Trump has revealed on Twitter that he talked to Russian President Vladimir Putin about creating an "impenetrable Cyber Security unit."
ISIL supporters made several Ohio government websites the target of its latest hack. One of the sites to be defaced by Team System Dz was the of office of Ohio Governor and republican, John Kasich.
Palmer Luckey has announced plans to develop a tech alternative to Trump's Mexico border wall. He argues that it will be cheaper, and could also be used in other security and defense applications.
The Department of Homeland Security confirmed that there was no laptop ban planned for flights coming from Europe. This decision comes after weeks of negotiations between the Trump admin and Europe.
According to a recent report, after becoming President of the United States, Trump has handed in his older Android smartphone in lieu of a more secure iPhone, with only his favourite app accessible.
The UK Home Office has scolded some of its employees for taking to Twitter to attack US President Donald Trump. It said its employees should be politically impartial, including on social media.
A large number of technology companies have come out in support of immigrants, which enrich the economy and the society they reside in, according to the companies' brief filed with the courts.
Privacy, liberty, and accountability are not partisan issues, said the Electronic Frontier Foundation, as it set out its agenda to defend digital rights for the first 100 days of Trump's reign.
Microsoft has clarified its stance with regards to a potential registry of Muslim Americans, something that President-elect Trump said he wanted to instate. Microsoft said it would not cooperate.
Reddit's CEO has announced a crackdown against Trump supporters who are antagonizing the "broader Reddit community". The move has been met with a mixed response from the site's users.
The Internet Archive, which has saved countless websites, digital publications, games, and software in its databases, is looking to create a full backup of its archive somewhere in Canada.
President-elect Donald Trump wants to offer Apple tax incentives to produce devices like the iPhone in the United States, but will customers be willing to pay more for the privilege?
At a campaign rally, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump expressed his intention of possibly 'closing the internet' in some places, hoping people like Bill Gates would help.
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