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Harlem Shook: Google Is Using Its Immense Power To Censor Content That Doesn't Fit Its Political Goals. Everyone In America Should Be Concerned About That...
Friday morning, Google, one of the most powerful companies on the planet, had censored the video based on a bogus claim from a politically motivated man. It took seven crucial hours and the full force of our news site to push Google and YouTube to reverse this political censorship. We were able to
By earlybird on 2017-12-16 07:32 UTC
Investigation Finds Google Collected Location Data Even With Location Services Turned Off...
What if you take every precaution you can possibly take to avoid leaving a digital trail of your movements... and it still doesn't matter ? Many people realize that smartphones track their locations. But what if you actively turn off location services
By viper1 on 2017-11-21 21:06 UTC
Google Street View cars drove 100,000 miles to suck up pollution data...
Street View cars have driven 100,000 miles in 4,000 hours to collect data on levels of pollution in California.
By ceres on 2017-11-07 19:41 UTC
Google's fired engineer: James Damore's claim against search giant revealed...
The engineer fired by Google for a controversial memo claims the company retaliated against him for engaging in activities protected by law. Google discriminated against Damore by firing him “in retaliation” for activities protected by law, and also possibly to discourage such activities within the
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-11-05 06:19 UTC
PragerU Sues YouTube and Google over Alleged Censorship of Conservatives...
PragerU, the conservative digital media organization from Dennis Prager, is suing YouTube and its parent Google over alleged censorship of their videos.
By rjx32 on 2017-11-03 15:23 UTC
Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt On Fake News, Russia, And “Information Warfare”...
One of the things I did not understand, says Schmidt, was that these systems can be used to manipulate public opinion in ways that are quite inconsistent with what we think of as democracy... “How many Twitter accounts are real people versus non-real people? It’d be useful to know if the thing
By rjx32 on 2017-10-30 20:29 UTC
FYI Google is shelling out $10k A DAY in court fines for not handing over folks' private email...
Judge rules in battle over seizure of overseas Gmail files Google and the US government are quarreling over just how much money the Chocolate Factory must pay in daily fines while it appeals against a search warrant for email held overseas.…
By rjx32 on 2017-10-19 20:49 UTC
Google adds some basic antivirus features to Chrome for Windows - The Verge...
Antivirus software is always a cat and mouse game, but Google is trying to make things a little easier for users by adding some antivirus features to Chrome for Windows. The biggest addition is a...
By intuz on 2017-10-17 06:20 UTC
When YouTube Removes Violent Videos, It Impedes Justice...
Opinion: Violent footage uploaded from conflict zones can be crucial for prosecuting war criminals.
By ceres on 2017-10-07 15:03 UTC
YouTube's Filtering Out Vegas Shooting Stories That Aren't 'Mainstream'...
Apparently, YouTube thinks they know what is best for you to watch based on their Google-like God complex.
By viper1 on 2017-10-06 16:14 UTC
RT: Google caved to 'unprecedented political pressure' to remove site from YouTube package...
'This speaks to the unprecedented political pressure increasingly applied to all RT partners and relationships in a concerted effort to push...
By viper1 on 2017-10-05 17:40 UTC
HTC May Announce Google Acquisition on Thursday...
HTC is set to make a "major announcement" on Thursday, and speculations claim that it could be Google's acquisition of smartphone business. Apparently they paid off the right people to again get around anti-trust laws
By ceres on 2017-09-20 15:05 UTC
Are Facebook And Google The New Colonial Powers?...
The key dynamics of colonialism for the residents are 1) a lack of choice and 2) a lack of power: the colonial power imposes a regime, either formally or informally, that limits the choices enjoyed by residents and limits their power to bypass or replace the colonial regime. In the classic
By viper1 on 2017-09-18 17:10 UTC, Edited: 2017-09-18 17:13 UTC
Free Speech Social Network ‘Gab’ Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google...
Gab, the free speech social network, has filed a lawsuit against Google after they were suspended without warning from Google's Play Store last month.
By earlybird on 2017-09-15 19:55 UTC
Report: Google let advertisers target racist keywords like "black people ruin everything" - CBS News...
When reporters typed "Why do Jews ruin everything," Google apparently suggested running ads next to searches for "the evil jew" or "jewish control of banks"
By earlybird on 2017-09-15 19:51 UTC
Alphabet talks with Lyft about possible investment: source...
Alphabet Inc is in discussions with Lyft Inc about a possible investment in the ride-hailing company, potentially deepening an existing partnership between the two firms, a person familiar with the talks said on Thursday.
By aphrodite on 2017-09-15 02:37 UTC
Google critics pushed out by think tank launch independent group...
A group of antitrust experts has launched their own independent organization after they were pushed out of the New America think tank two weeks following criticisms of Google.
By earlybird on 2017-09-13 19:37 UTC
Google Is Watching Your Every Political Move...
Schmidt believes, counter-intuitively, that getting multiple possible choices for any one Google query is not the desirable prospect it should be (aren’t consumers always in search of more variety?), but rather a “bug” that should be duly squashed underfoot. Silly mortal, you should not expect more
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-09-12 06:54 UTC
Google Accused of Trying to Patent Public Domain Technology...
A Polish academic is accusing Google of trying to patent technology he invented and that he purposely released into the public domain so companies like Google couldn't trap it inside restrictive licenses. The mystery remains surrounding Google's decision to patent something that it's in the public
By rjx32 on 2017-09-11 20:56 UTC, Edited: 2017-09-11 20:59 UTC
Ex-Google employee James Damore: 'Underground conservative network' in Silicon Valley exists...
James Damore who was fired from Google for posting a controversial memo about bias and discrimination in the workplace, claims there is an underground conservative network in Silicon Valley.
By rjx32 on 2017-09-11 20:55 UTC
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