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ByteDance has long been celebrated as an “app factory” for its proven model of churning out apps and monetizing them through a robust back end of shared resources, from engineering…

ByteDance reorganization offers glimpse into TikTok parent’s future

It looks like we’re in for another big tech CEO hearing. The Senate Commerce Committee voted Thursday to move forward with subpoenas for Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and…

Section 230 will be on the chopping block at the next big tech hearing

For a political campaign, it’s not enough to pull together an army of bright-eyed, venti-caffeinated canvassers—you’ve got to tell them which doors to knock on. In Texas, the Democratic party…

Democrats are using a data scientist’s secret sauce to flip Texas blue

Australia’s privacy watchdog is suing Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica data breach — which, back in 2018, became a global scandal that wiped billions off the tech giant’s share price…

Australia sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica, fine could scale to $529BN

Four senators, including Ted Cruz (R-TX), have asserted that, as a consequence of sanctions placed on Iran, Twitter must cease providing its services to Ayatollah Khamenei and other leaders in…

Senators attempt to force Twitter to ban Iranian leadership

More details are emerging about the scale and scope of disgraced data company Cambridge Analytica’s activities in elections around the world — via a cache of internal documents that’s being…

Facebook data misuse and voter manipulation back in the frame with latest Cambridge Analytica leaks

In a rare instance of bipartisanship overcoming the rancorous discord that’s been the hallmark of the U.S. Congress, senators and sepresentatives issued a scathing rebuke to Apple for its decision…

Apple’s China stance makes for strange political alliances, as AOC and Ted Cruz slam the company

Oh hey, y’all, it’s Friday! It’s August! Which means it’s a great day for Facebook to drop a little news it would prefer you don’t notice. News that you won’t…

Facebook really doesn’t want you to read these emails

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‘The Great Hack’: Netflix doc unpacks Cambridge Analytica, Trump, Brexit and democracy’s death

There are probably many of us who’d wish quite a lot of the last couple of years could be thrown into that temple fire, but this documentary is the first I’ve seen to expertly peer into the flames of what has become the real-world dumpster fire that is social media, dark advertising and global politics…

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‘The Great Hack’: Netflix doc unpacks Cambridge Analytica, Trump, Brexit and democracy’s death

Democratic lawmakers have proposed a bill to address the algorithmic biases lurking under the surface of tech’s biggest platforms. The bill, known as the Algorithmic Accountability Act, was introduced by…

Democrats draw up bill that would require tech platforms to assess algorithmic bias

Facebook announced late Friday that it had suspended the account of Strategic Communication Laboratories, and its political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica — which used Facebook data to target voters…

Facebook suspends Cambridge Analytica, the data analysis firm that worked on the Trump campaign

Despite many healthcare insurers having decried Obamacare as the end of days, the truth–as measured by both stock prices and revenue results–is the nation’s largest healthcare insurance companies have been…

The presidential candidate who might do the most for your healthcare is not who you think

According to nine-term San Diego Congressman, Darrell Issa, the 21st century has started everywhere…. except Washington DC.

INNOVATE2016: Darrell Issa On What Washington DC Can Learn From Silicon Valley?

Senator Ted Cruz of Texas will chair the Senate subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness, providing him with an oversight role of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known as NASA. That…

Climate Change-Denying Senator Ted Cruz Will Oversee NASA

The good Senator Ted Cruz from Texas tackled net neutrality again today, with a bit more tact than earlier this week when he called it “Obamacare for the Internet.” It…

Senator Ted Cruz Dishes Once Again On That ‘Net Neutrality’ Thing

I think, and this is more of a guess than anything else, that Senator Cruz is indicating that the FCC putting in place net neutrality regulations that will preserve the…

The Stupidest Thing You’ll Read About Net Neutrality All Day