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Google is plowing money into the coffers of several conservative groups who are criticizing Sen. Josh Hawley as the Missouri Republican continues crusading against the Silicon Valley giant. The big tech company provides “substantial contributions” to groups like R-Street, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), TechFreedom, the Cato Institute, and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), to
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Google suspends some business with Huawei after President Donald Trump placed restrictions on technologies from foreign adversaries, Reuters reported Sunday, citing an anonymous source familiar with the matter. Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications company that the United States believes is engaged in foreign espionage, will lose access to updates to the Android operating system, as
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Google announced Thursday night that the company will be dissolving an artificial intelligence ethics panel following internal backlash from employees who criticized one of the board’s conservative members. The company’s decision came after employees complained about Heritage Foundation President Kay Coles James’ position on the Advanced Technology External Advisory Council (ATEAC). More than 1,000
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a plan Friday to wallop big tech companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon as the Massachusetts Democrat works to differentiate herself among fellow presidential candidates. Her proposal would impose new rules on tech companies with $25 billion or more in annual ad revenue, forcing Amazon and Google to dramatically reduce their
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Google suspended a popular game named after former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill because the game included an image of cigars, according to a Facebook post from the game’s creators. “After going back and forth with Google, we have discovered the issue of Churchill Solitaire’s suspension,” the game’s creators noted in a Thursday post. “Referencing
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  by Peter Hasson Republican women are “enablers,” according to Google search results. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) Google’s search results for the National Federation of Republican Women, the nation’s largest Republican women’s group, displays the organization’s name instead as the “National Federation of Republican Enablers.” Google screenshot taken Friday, November 9 at 10:23 pm Google
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  by Hanna Bogorowski Google Ads informed Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s campaign Tuesday that her advertisements including video footage of protestors interrupting her moment of silence for victims of the recent deadly mass shooting of a synagogue were disapproved because they contained “shocking content.” (Article Continues Below Advertisement) Google Ads, an online advertising platform, would not allow
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Posted by: Duncan Idaho in Science and Technology May 8, 2018 Google announced several exciting technologies that they’re working on and expect to release in coming weeks during the I/O’18 conference Tuesday. CEO Sundar Pichai delivered the keynote address Tuesday during which he talked about their artificial intelligence, voice technology, image enhancement, chip technology
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Conservative Review’s Michelle Malkin joined SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour and special guest host Sam Sorbo for a Friday interview on Breitbart News Tonight to discuss political censorship via technology companies. She dismissed “purist anti-regulation tendencies” while describing companies such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter as “quasi-monopolies” and “trusts that need to be busted.” Malkin said
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by Amanda House26 Apr 2018Washington, D.C.0 26 Apr, 201826 Apr, 2018 The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing Thursday on online censorship to examine “social media filtering and policing practices,” a press release states. “This hearing will focus on what metrics social media platforms use to moderate content, how filtering decisions are made, and
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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) recommended usingantitrust laws to curb the “massive power” of Facebook and other technology companies during a Tuesday interview with SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Breitbart News Tonight. Pollak asked Cruz about possible solutions to “censorship of conservatives” on Facebook and across the broader internet landscape. LISTEN: Cruz described
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Three new plaintiffs have joined former Google employee James Damore’s lawsuit against the company, alleging gender, racial, and political discrimination. Manuel Amador, Stephen McPherson, and Michael Burns, who were all job applicants turned down by Google, have joined the lawsuit. “As amply supported by the allegations set forth in this First Amended Complaint, Google has
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AP Photo/Victor Texcucano by Charlie Nash9 Apr 20180 9 Apr, 20189 Apr, 2018 Twenty-three consumer activist groups signed a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) calling for an investigation against YouTube for targeting ads at children. Groups that signed the complaint included the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, the Center for Digital Democracy, Common
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At the Breitbart News event “Masters of the Universe: Big Tech vs. Free Speech and Privacy” in Louisiana on Thursday night, author Ann Coulter said that Internet speech controls have gone far beyond criticizing flawed reports as fake news. “It is actual censorship, and it is terrifying,” she declared. Coulter praised the Internet as “the
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