Google raises ‘confidentiality’ alarms about state antitrust probe, claiming key consultants have ties to its rivals

The Texas-led antitrust investigation into Google has already spilled into court, after the tech giant on Thursday told a judge that two experts retained by the states raise serious “confidentiality” concerns given their past work with rivals, such as News … Read more…

Facebook, Google and Twitter face fresh heat from Congress on harmful online content

The continued struggles of Facebook, Google and Twitter to stop the spread of hate speech, disinformation and other harmful content online has sparked heightened interest on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers are expected to unveil legislation to probe the matter in … Read more…

House lawmakers ask Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to turn over trove of records in antitrust probe

The requests ask each of the tech giants to provide detailed information about their internal operations, including copies of key communications between top-level executives and records related to “any prior investigation” they have faced on competition grounds. Technology BEST DEAL … Read more…

Broadway Composer Harold Arlen’s Estate Files Lawsuit Against Apple, Amazon, Google, and More For Selling Unauthorized Copies of His Music

According to Forbes, the son and estate of Broadway composer Harold Arlen has filed a lawsuit against Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Pandora, for selling over 6,000 unauthorized recordings of his music. BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content BEST DEAL UPDATE:

4.18.19 Google AI helping law enforcement solve crimes; Rock n Play recall; CVS catering healthcare towards wellness

Google has artificial intelligence that is helping law enforcement officials solve crimes based on location and phone activity; Fisher-Price is recalling Rock n Play sleepers; CVS is making huge investments towards lowering healthcare costs by incentivizing wellness. Learn more about … Read more…

Coalition Pressures Amazon, Microsoft, and Google to Keep Facial Recognition Surveillance Away From Government

A coalition of more than 85 activist groups sent letters to Microsoft, Amazon, and Google pressuring them not to sell their facial surveillance technology to the government. In its letters sent Jan. 15, the coalition–which comprises groups including the American … Read more…

Marijuana and CBD companies can’t advertise on Facebook and Google, so they’re getting creative

CBD and marijuana companies can't buy ads from Facebook and Google, but that doesn't mean they can't run effective marketing campaigns. They're turning to storytelling, event sponsorships and connecting with relevant content. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop the latest electronics … Read more…

Health privacy advocates worry DeepMind will break its promise not to share health data with Google

DeepMind Health says that it will be absorbed into Google Health, but it still won't be sharing patient health information with its parent company. Its critics remain concerned. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…