Facebook's recently announced home assistant, Portal, can collect video call data to use for targeted advertisements — despite being marketed as "private by design" —according to a spokesman.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey claimed in an interview this week that it was a "joke" when the social network described itself as the "free-speech wing of the free-speech party.
Four Indonesians were arrested for selling babies on the Facebook-owned social media network Instagram, where a baby-selling account managed to gain hundreds of followers.
Robotics company Boston Dynamics released a video of its humanoid Atlas robot leaping through a parkour obstacle course this week.
Brian Amerige, a Facebook engineer who made headlines after he and more than one hundred other employees stood up to the company's "intolerant" left-wing culture, has left Facebook.
More than one-third of people who listen to music globally still pirate it, despite the large number of free music streaming services available.
Movie and television show streaming giant Netflix is set to open its first production studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in what Deadline described as a "snub" to Los Angeles.
Facebook has been blocking gay-themed advertisements from running on its platform, categorizing them as "political," according to a report.
eBay has accused Jeff Bezos' Amazon of conducting an "unlawful and troubling scheme" to steal merchants from the auction and sales platform.
Dating app Tinder has joined a growing list of Big Tech companies attempting to get users interested in the upcoming November Midterm elections.
Google will allow users to disable its Chrome browser's recent automatic sign-in feature next month, following "angry" complaints.
Google users are concerned about their browsing privacy after a recent update at Google secretly logs Chrome browser users into their online Google accounts, syncing data without asking, a move one expert says has "enormous implications for user privacy and trust.
Internet payment services giant PayPal has blacklisted Infowars from its platform for allegedly promoting "hate and discriminatory intolerance against certain communities and religions."
A bipartisan letter signed by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) has requested that Google CEO Sundar Pichai provide more information about Google's collection of data on children.
Jack Poulson, a senior research scientist at Google, has quit the company in protest over the tech titan's development of a censored search engine for China, claiming it represents a "forfeiture of our values.
Dozens of people who used to work for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and a number of Clinton initiatives went on to work at Google, and vice-versa.
Following Breitbart Tech's release of a leaked 2016 Google "TGIF" meeting on Wednesday, which showed Google executives' negative reactions to the election of President Trump, some viewers expressed confusion and mockery over the multi-colored propeller caps worn by employees in the audience.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reportedly "exploring a potential investigation" of Big Tech social media companies such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google.
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Uber will ban passengers in Australia and New Zealand for six months if they receive a rating of four stars or lower, according to a report.
A team of researchers has revealed a potentially dangerous vulnerability in Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant.
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The top story on Google News is currently a CNN article defending Google News, following President Trump's criticism of Google's biased news results.
Amazon has confirmed it's paying employees to say good things about working for the company on Twitter in an effort to combat bad press about work conditions in its warehouses.
IMDb's IMDbPro app will reportedly allow users to report sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood with the click of a button.
Verizon reportedly "throttled" the Santa Clara County Fire Department's "unlimited data plan" while they were fighting a record number of wildfires, placing lives at risk.
Elon Musk has seemingly deleted his Instagram account amidst accusations from rapper Azealia Banks of "blackmail," just months after deleting several pages for his companies on Facebook.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey admitted during an interview on Saturday that his company holds a "left-leaning" bias, but claims that the company's enforcement of its rules if fair and not based on ideology.
Antifa tricked some conservatives with a website which advertised free "anti-Antifa" t-shirts, before publishing their names and addresses.
Facebook censored the account of ACT! for America founder Brigitte Gabriel for publishing a post which called an accused terrorist who allegedly trained children to go on school shootings "sick and depraved.
Japan's Fair Trade Commission is reportedly investigating Apple to see whether the company "improperly pressured" Yahoo Japan into shutting down a competitor to the iOS store.
Mastercard has reportedly forced Patreon to shut down the account of conservative author and "Jihad Watch" owner Robert Spencer.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey declared during his appearance on Sean Hannity's radio show this week that Twitter sanctions users for their offline behavior too. This is nothing new — Breitbart News reported on the new rules in November 2017.
Disqus, the popular user comments system, has banned InfoWars from using its service amid the Big Tech purge which has seen Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Apple podcasts, Spotify, Microsoft's LinkedIn, and more ban Infowars and Alex Jones from their platforms.
Amazon's facial recognition tool, which the company sells to government agencies and other customers, reportedly misidentified 28 members of Congress as police suspects.
Google slows down YouTube for users who don't use the Silicon Valley giant's own Chrome browser, according to an executive from Mozilla, which makes the Firefox browser.
Wikipedia has placed Rep. Steve King (R-IA) and Ron Paul on their list of "American White Supremacists," alongside cult leader Charles Manson, American Nazi Party founder George Lincoln Rockwell, convicted mass murderer Dylann Roof, and former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard Don Black.
Left-wing technology news outlet Gizmodo appears to have finally noticed Twitter censorship, publishing an article Sunday which claimed the platform"may be demoting controversial accounts in search results.
Exclusive -- House Media Fairness Caucus Founder: 'There Is Just Too Much Evidence' of Censorship Against Conservatives
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), the founder of the House Media Fairness Caucus, says "there is just too much evidence" of censorship against conservatives in Silicon Valley for the Democrats to pretend it is not happening.
Searches for "idiot" on Google Images return pictures of President Trump in the top five results, and heavily throughout the rest of the list.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings claimed the repeal of net neutrality isn't a big deal because Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are delivering customers the service they expect.
The European Union has fined Google $5 billion for "denying rivals a chance to innovate" through its Android operating system.
"Freedom From Facebook," a left-wing anti-Facebook group, protested the social media hearing in front of the House Judiciary Committee, Tuesday, with anti-Facebook signs.
"God Emperor Trump," a popular pro-Trump Facebook page, has been removed from Facebook for the sixth time on the same day that the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe denied to Congress that it routinely censoring conservatives.
Internet filters and parental locks fail to keep minors away from pornography, according to a report.
Former U.S. President Barack Obama lost over 2 million followers on Twitter during the platform's purge of "suspicious" accounts this week, while other celebrities lost hundreds of thousands.
Billionaires from Silicon Valley and the media industry are heading to Idaho for Allen & Co.’s annual "summer camp" get-together this week.
Sensitive U.S. military drone documents are being sold on the dark web for just $150, according to a report.
A Business Insider writer resigned from the company after the site removed her article which argued it is okay foractresses, including Scarlett Johansson, to play transgender characters in movies.
Facebook is being fined £500,000, or around $662,000, in the United Kingdom by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) under the 1998 Data Protection Act.
Lime, an electric scooter company aimed at adults, has received $335 million in investments from Google and Uber, and the ride-sharing giant will the scooter's rental into its app.
Twitter's stock dropped more than eight percent on Monday following reports that the social network has been deleting over 1 million fake accounts per day.
Twitter's stock dropped more than eight percent on Monday following reports that the social network has been deleting over 1 million fake accounts per day.
A former Facebook content censor claims she became "desensitized" to graphic content on the platform, which included child porn featuring children between the ages of nine and twelve.
Facebook removed an excerpt from the U.S. Declaration of Independence, claiming the text violated the social network's policies on "hate speech."
People are putting shirts which simulate hugs on their dogs during Fourth of July fireworks displays in an attempt to calm them down.
British police are set to expand their facial recognition program, which was recorded as being 98 percent inaccurate in London.
Over 20 Silicon Valley venture capital firms have "close ties" to the Chinese government, according to a report.
An "off-the-record" private discussion group for left-wing journalists, similar to the controversial "JournoList" cabal, has been discovered.
Japanese cybercrime expert and blogger Kenichiro Okamoto was reportedly stabbed and killed after giving a seminar on "how to resolve Internet disputes," by a man he had argued with online.
Orlando, Florida, is currently debating whether to resume testing Amazon's "Rekognition" facial recognition system in the city, following complaints and an expired contract with the tech company.
Twitter censored a call for bipartisan civility from former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer, labeling it as "sensitive content."
The World Health Organization (WHO) has been criticized for adding "gaming disorder" to their "disease classification manual."
David Simon, the creator ofThe Wire, told Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to "die of boils," for the second time, following his suspension and reinstatement on Twitter for graphically wishing death upon a Trump supporter.
Google engineers refused to make a tool which would win the company military contracts, according to a report.
The safety monitor in a self-driving Uber car was streaming The Voice on Hulu just before it crashed, according to a report.
Amazon employees complained to CEO Jeff Bezos about the company's facial recognition contracts with the U.S. government and police, accusing Bezos of aiding "immoral U.S. policy" and providing a list of demands.
A Malaysian CEO was killed after his mobile phone allegedly exploded while charging, according to a report.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced he was in the communist island of Cuba, Thursday, prompting him to come under fire from users of the platform.
A revenge porn bill in New York State, which would have made the distribution of revenge porn punishable by up to a year in prison, was reportedly defeated by Google.
Twitter has remained silent over recent posts from Hollywood actor Peter Fonda which called for President Trump's son Barron to be put in a cage with pedophiles, the children of ICE agents to be harassed, and United States Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen to be placed "naked" in a public cage where people can whip her.
46-year-old actress Jada Pinkett Smith claimed her vagina is now "like a 16-year-old," after she had a vaginal rejuvenation procedure.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reportedly shared nearly 20 tweets from "Russian trolls," retweeting posts from an account which posed as an African-American woman multiple times.
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) said the technology industry's problems "are out of control," before warning that no company is too big to regulate, in an article for Fox News, Tuesday.
British anti-extremist Muslim Maajid Nawaz celebrated his successful lawsuit against the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) after the organization agreed to pay Nawaz $3.3 million for including him on a list of "anti-Muslim extremists.
Masters of the Universe: 400+ WashPo Employees Sign Letter to Jeff Bezos Asking for Better Pay, Benefits
Over 400Washington Post employees signed an open letter askingAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who also owns the newspaper, for better pay and benefits.
Elliot Schrage, the vice president of communications and public policy at Facebook, apologized for calling a woman "not nice," which she claimed was an act of sexism, and announced his departure from the company.
Drag queen icon and reality television star RuPaul described drag queens as "the Marines of reality TV" in an opinion piece published by the Hollywood Reporter.
Uber is attempting to patent A.I. technology which would determine whether potential passengers are drunk, to"reduce undesired consequences."
Stranger Thingsstar Millie Bobby Brown left Twitter this week following a series of memes created by members of the LGBT community which attempted to paint Brown as homophobic.
The alleged killers of a woman who they met on a Tinder date bought tools used for her murder and dismemberment while she was still alive, according to a report.
After patenting eye-tracking technology, Facebook did not rule out user eye-tracking in the future when providing responses to Congress— it instead explained that eye-tracking can "reduce consumer friction.
Facebook now lets users file complaints against businesses if they had a bad experience after purchasing a product through an advertisement on the platform.
Adam Ford, the creator of Christian satire websitethe Babylon Bee, published an article warning against the power of Big Tech, explaining how a "small group" of anti-conservatives who control social media nearly destroyed his business.
Sir Elton John called for a social media boycott last week, claiming companies "haven't done anything" to combat "hate," and declaring, "Sod your freedom of speech."
Facebook finally responded to follow-up questions from senators following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's hearing in front of Congress in April, however, the company opted to avoid answering dozens of questions.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai claimed on Sunday that his agency's Restoring Internet Freedom Order would make the Internet free, open, and fast following the repeal of net neutrality.
Rap superstar Kanye West earned his eighth consecutive number one album on the Billboard 200 chart with his latest best-selling effort "Ye,"after he openly embraced President Donald Trump.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was attacked by a large number of users, including Soledad O'Brien, after he decided to eat at Chick-fil-A during "Pride Month."
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk hosted a flamethrower party on Saturday for customers who had purchased his Boring Company flamethrower for upwards of $500 — as Tesla remains mired in production problems.
David Simon, the television writer and producer who createdThe WireandThe Deuce, was locked out of his Twitter account after he graphically told a Trump supporter to die — prompting him to tell Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to die too.
Dominant PC gaming platform Steam received mass criticism from social justice news outlets after it announced the platform would end curation and censorship, and become an open market.
Google promised that their artificial intelligence would not be used for weaponry, following criticism over their contract with the Pentagon.
Google has removed the image of an egg from their salad emoji in an effort to make it vegan and promote "inclusion and diversity."
Amazon has given in to demands from Muslim employees who requested various perks and work changes during Ramadan, which also coincides with Amazon's biggest sale of the year.
Budweiser will not be sponsoring rapper Jay-Z's "Made In America" music festival this year, despite previously being a major sponsor, instead opting to spend money sponsoring country music events.
Congress is currently looking into Google's partnership with Chinese company Huawei, which has been identified as a security risk by six intelligence agencies, according to a report.
Facebook will launch a set of "fully funded" news shows on their platform, including a twice-weekly show from far-left news outlet Mic, and a "nightly show hosted by CNN's Anderson Cooper," in an effort to crackdown on "fake news.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi actress Kelly Marie Tran deleted all of her posts on Instagram following alleged harassment fromStar Wars fans who did not like Tran's character in the movie.
David Vladeck, the former director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), claimed the FTC will be more likely to "impose a significant civil penalty on Facebook," every time new scandals come out.