Google is accused of abusing monopoly powers by the U.S. government, hackers are using cyber crime for good, and Microsoft debuts Azure – in spaaace.
The EU is investigating Instagram for allegedly exposing the contact data of up to 5 million underage users, you will soon get a phone single on the moon, and Google launches it’s ‘hum to search’ feature.
Hashtag Trending – A $2B tax evasion scheme; Zoom launches OnZoom; Oracle CEO supports Lindsey Graham
A billionaire is indicted on charges of tax evasion and wire fraud, Zoom launches a new service, and a report shows Oracle’s CEO donated $250,000 to a super PAC supporting Sen. Lindsey Graham shortly after the TikTok deal.
More WFH woes, but in the meantime Dropbox makes WFH permanent, plus, a Facebook exec speaks out and calls Facebook ‘a threat to democracy.’
Amazon workers are striking in Germany, Google comes out with new robots to help farmers, and Twitter…
Apple’s new iPhone 12, Prime day kicked off the holiday shopping season, and Disney is going to be making a historical change
We take a trip down memory lane to revisit old websites and feel old, pubs and restaurants sell contact tracing information; and is it time to consider work from home dress codes?
GPS tracks sea turtle traffickers; Netflix Canada is hiking its prices, and IBM says goodbye to its managed infrastructure services
Hashtag Trending – LAPD admits using facial recognition; Battle against Big Tech; QAnon banned on Facebook
The LAPD admits to using facial recognition since 2009, House Democrats are calling for big changes among the big four, and Facebook bans QAnon.
The COVID Alert app source code is now available on Github, AT&T pulls DSL internet without providing an alternative for people living in the area, and John McAfee gets arrested in Spain.
Hashtag Trending – Apple sues Ontario recycling partner; Excel troubles; Spotify helps you name that song
Apple sues an Ontario recycling partner, Excel may have caused the loss of 16,000 COVID-19 tests in England, and Spotify has a new feature.
Hashtag Trending – 19,000 Amazon workers with COVID-19; States use Apple-Google contact tracing app framework; Digital tattoos
Amazon says more than 19,000 of its frontline workers contracted COVID-19 this year, a few states have warmed up to the Apple-Google framework for contact tracing apps, and some tips on how to track your digital tattoo.
Hashtag Trending – Cybersecurity Awareness Month begins; Microsoft announces hardware; Drone delivers organs
Cybersecurity Awareness Month is here; Microsoft announces some new hardware, and a drone test flights in Nevada turn heads.
Hashtag Trending – EMS use SpaceX’s Starlink; Cross-platform messaging on Facebook; Talking COVID-19 via social media
Washington emergency responders are the first to use SpaceX’s Starlink internet, Facebook will be launching cross-platform messaging on Instagram and Messenger, and why social media should be used more to inform young people about Covid-19 in Canada.
YouTube kills crowd-sourced captions, Twitter is bringing the ‘read before you retweet’ prompt to all users, and…