The CEOs of tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Google faced a grilling in Congress as lawmakers tried to draw them into acknowledging their companies’ roles in fueling the January insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and rising COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.
Sony launches its PlayStation 5 console next week angling for a mega-hit, and with the Japanese firm increasingly dependent on the lucrative gaming sector there is little room for error.
Software giant Microsoft will let employees work from home permanently if they choose to, US media reported on Friday, becoming the latest employer to expand work-from-home provisions prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Google plans to pay $1 billion to publishers globally for their news over the next three years, its CEO said on Thursday.
Video app TikTok on Monday said it had filed a lawsuit challenging the US government’s crackdown on the popular Chinese-owned platform, which Washington accuses of being a national security threat.
Unilever has announced that it will halt ads on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, citing the spread of hate speech on digital platforms.
Google has rejected demands to pay hundreds of millions of dollars per year in compensation to Australian news media under a government-imposed revenue sharing deal.
Facebook has taken a $5.7 billion stake in the Jio digital platforms business of India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani.
Australia will force Google and Facebook to pay media outlets for their content, the government announced Monday.
MTN Nigeria has added 3 new network prefixes to its preexisting 10, which brings the tally to 13.