The European Union reached an agreement on landmark legislation forcing Big Tech firms such as Google and Facebook's parent company Meta, as well as other internet services, to more aggressively combat hate speech and misinformation or risk multibillion-dollar fines.
Even if they are legal
Google has banned call-recording apps from the Play Store, in a move which seems to be designed to drive journalists nuts.
Browser Brave is trying to kill off Google's Accelerate Mobile Pages (AMP) using a new feature called De-AMP.
Now even the Russian generals know where they are
On Monday, the Internet got a much better look at military facilities across Russia. Google Maps stopped obscuring the sensitive locations.
In Tsar Putin’s Russia truth is not something we say out loud
Russia's communications watchdog has said it is taking punitive measures against Google for allegedly violating Russian law.
Got to prop up the mass media
The Canadian government introduced legislation Tuesday to force digital giants to compensate news publishers for the use of their content.
If they can get away with it, why can't we?
Google has seen Apple prop up its App store by insisting developers use its Apple Pay systems and thought it was an excellent way to make money.
iPhones, iPads, and Macs wide open
Apple released fixes for two critical zero-day vulnerabilities in iPhones, iPads, and Macs that give hackers dangerous access to the devices internals.
Some eastern European governments also targeted
Russian hackers have attempted to penetrate the networks of NATO and the militaries of some eastern European countries.
At least in Russia
For a while now we have pointed out that AI based translation services are unreliable, but it turns out that they are vulnerable to political pressure too.