Florida’s Attorney General has called for a criminal inquiry into Mike Bloomberg, the former New York City Mayor and onetime presidential candidate, who is using his massive fortune to assist recently-released felons regain their right to vote in Florida. For decades, Florida law permanently disenfranchised convicted felons,...
Amazon makes it quite difficult for competitors to promote their products on the e-commerce platform, according to a story in The Wall Street Journal. Per the report, sellers on the online superstore can pay to promote their products, and have them listed at the top of search results. But in cases...
Facebook is once again facing accusations of spying on its users. On Thursday, a plaintiff filed suit in San Francisco, accusing Facebook of illicitly using iPhone cameras to spy on users of Instagram, an app owned by Facebook. The complaint, first reported...
Only days after President Trump and Chinese leaders announced a tentative deal over TikTok, things are becoming muddled. On Saturday, Trump told reporters he had given his “blessing” to a deal that would result in US-based companies Oracle and Walmart becoming partial owners of the video-sharing...
President Donald Trump approved a deal on Saturday between ByteDance, the Chinese parent company of mobile app TikTok, and Oracle, the American software giant. Additionally, US-based Walmart will take a minority stake in the venture. The agreement came only a day before a deadline that would have...
Big Tech’s billionaires are beefing. This weekend, the world’s fourth-richest man, Elon Musk, cast doubt on the superior knowledge of the world’s second-richest man, Bill Gates. After Gates suggested that electric trucks were not feasible replacements for long-haul petroleum-powered vehicles, Musk tweeted that the Microsoft founder “has no...
The plot thickens in the TikTok saga. As the clock ticks on President Trump’s executive order that will ban the app if it doesn’t find an American buyer by late September, the Chinese-based app is scrapping plans for a Microsoft acquisition. Now, it looks like Oracle, the enterprise software firm, will...
President Donald Trump updated his list of individuals he would consider nominating to the Supreme Court should he win a second term in office. A standing list of 20 candidates nearly doubled on Wednesday when the President announced 20 more potential appointees to the nation’s highest court.
Tesla’s week has been a little less than electric. The automaker, which has had a pretty brilliant year overall, was snubbed last Friday by the S&P Index Committee. With four consecutive quarters of profit growth, many investors expected that Elon Musk’s electric vehicle company...
Italy is investigating unfair commercial practices at Apple, Dropbox, and Google, according to a Monday announcement. The Competition and Market Authority, Italy’s commerce oversight department, launched six total investigations into Google Drive, Apple iCloud, and Dropbox. At hand, the question of whether these US-based companies properly informed...
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