Tag "Policy"

TechCrunch’s Top 10 investigative reports from 2019

January 20, 2020 0

Facebook spying on teens, Twitter accounts hijacked by terrorists, and sexual abuse imagery found on Bing and Giphy were amongst the ugly truths revealed by

Taiwan’s entrepreneurs move forward after tense presidential election

January 19, 2020 0

Last Saturday, Taiwanese voters re-elected President Tsai Ing-wen to her second term after an election that split the country among generational and ideological lines. A

How gig economy giants are trying to keep workers classified as independent contractors

January 10, 2020 0

Now that 2020 has started, Uber, DoorDash and Lyft are taking additional steps to undermine a new California law that would help more gig workers

Zuckerberg ditches annual challenges, but needs cynics to fix 2030

January 10, 2020 0

Mark Zuckerberg won’t be spending 2020 focused on wearing ties, learning Mandarin or just fixing Facebook. “Rather than having year-to-year challenges, I’ve tried to think

Will online privacy make a comeback in 2020?

January 9, 2020 0

Last year was a landmark for online privacy in many ways, with something of a consensus emerging that consumers deserve protection from the companies that

Twitter’s new reply blockers could let Trump hide critics

January 9, 2020 0

What if politicians could only display Twitter replies from their supporters while stopping everyone else from adding their analysis to the conversation? That’s the risk

Homeland Security warns businesses to brace for Iranian cyberattacks

January 7, 2020 0

Homeland Security is warning U.S. companies to “consider and assess” the possible impacts and threat of a cyberattack on their businesses following heightened tensions with

Daily Crunch: California’s privacy law takes effect

January 3, 2020 0

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Uber and Postmates claim gig worker bill AB-5 is unconstitutional in new lawsuit

December 31, 2019 0

Postmates and Uber have filed a complaint in California federal district court, alleging that a bill limiting how companies can label workers as independent contractors

Spotify to ‘pause’ running political ads, citing lack of proper review

December 28, 2019 0

Ever since the run up to the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election (and, arguably, well before that), political ads have become a major sticking point on