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Google faces $5 billion lawsuit in U.S. for tracking 'private' internet use

43 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Google was sued on Tuesday in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their...
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Suit Claims Google's Tracking Violates Federal Wiretap Law

49 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The complaint said Google tracked and collected users' browsing history even if they took steps to maintain their privacy.
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Google faces $5 billion lawsuit in U.S. for tracking 'private' internet use

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Google was sued on Tuesday in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their...
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Apple may give full Apple Pencil support and built-in translator to Safari

1 hour ago   |   Pocketnow   |   2 articles

It seems that Apple may be working to give Safari some new features. According to information found on an early build of iOS 14 obtained by 9to5Mac , we may soon get a built-in...
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Amazon reportedly preps June 22nd sale to counter the pandemic slump

1 hour ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Amazon might push back Prime Day this year, but that doesn't mean you'll have to go without other sales in the meantime. CNBC claims to have seen a document outlining plans for...
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Google is sued in U.S. for tracking users' 'private' internet browsing

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Google was sued on Tuesday in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by tracking their internet use...
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How to protect yourself online from misinformation right now

3 hours ago   |   Technology Review

There wasn't a communications blackout in Washington, DC, on Sunday, but dcblackout trended on Twitter anyway, thanks to some extremely distressing tweets telling people that...
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Trump's executive order attacking social media companies faces its first legal challenge

Trump's executive order attacking social media companies faces its first legal challenge

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   8 articles

An executive order from the White House targeting Twitter for moderating one of the president's posts is being challenged in a new lawsuit from a digital rights group. The...
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Lawsuit claims Trump's social media order violates free speech rights

3 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   8 articles

True to expectations, President Trump's attempt to limit protections for social media companies will face a legal challenge. The rights group Center for Democracy and...
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Lawsuit Says Trump's Social Media Crackdown Violates Free Speech

3 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   8 articles

The nonprofit Center for Democracy and Technology argues that the president's move against Twitter and other companies is retaliatory.
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Trump's executive order attacking social media companies faces its first...

Trump's executive order attacking social media companies faces its first legal challenge

An executive order from the White House targeting Twitter for moderating one of the president's posts is being challenged in a new lawsuit from a digital rights group. The... Read more ...

Android TV 2020 “stick” leaked: Finally, it's just this simple

Android TV 2020 “stick” leaked: Finally, it's just this simple

A leak today showed the next major Google product running the smart TV system Android TV. Included are a single Android TV dongle and an Android TV remote. Together, these... Read more ...

BBC's own Beeb voice assistant enters beta trials

BBC's own Beeb voice assistant enters beta trials

A year ago, the BBC announced that it was working on its own voice assistant, "Beeb", to offer intelligent, intuitive voice interaction across its many services. Now it is... Read more ...

Zoom saw a huge increase in subscribers - and revenue - thanks to the pandemic

Zoom saw a huge increase in subscribers - and revenue - thanks to the pandemic

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom had a blockbuster quarter as its app became the hottest videoconferencing service of the pandemic. In an earnings report today... Read more ...

Facebook trash feature revealed as Zuckerberg's inaction sparks protest

Facebook trash feature revealed as Zuckerberg's inaction sparks protest

This week Facebook employees and leadership protested their CEO Mark Zuckerberg's inaction on messages from Trump. As Twitter marked inflammatory messages from Trump with... Read more ...

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 is an $800 gaming laptop with 16 inches of screen

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 is an $800 gaming laptop with 16 inches of screen

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 knows that sometimes a 15-inch laptop is a little too small, and a 17-inch laptop can be a lot too big. As its name suggests, the Pavilion Gaming 16... Read more ...

Cyberpunk 2077 livestream postponed, launch still on schedule

Cyberpunk 2077 livestream postponed, launch still on schedule

In the time between the announcement of the Cyberpunk 2077 livestream event and now, a few things have happened. Now the event, called Night City Wire, will take place June... Read more ...

Fascinating study reveals which country has the best Netflix content

Fascinating study reveals which country has the best Netflix content

June will add plenty of new additions to the already long list of titles on Netflix. In all, Netflix is adding 46 original movies and shows this month. One study has attempted... Read more ...

Google deletes anti-Chinese app with 5 million installs

Google deletes anti-Chinese app with 5 million installs

At a time when the U.S. government is targeting smartphone and networking equipment manufacturer Huawei, investigating short-form video app Tik Tok, and , a new app called... Read more ...

Amazon Alexa devices can be used together like an intercom

Amazon Alexa devices can be used together like an intercom

Amazon has introduced a suite of features that allow those with multiple Alexa-powered smart devices to use them together at once. Until this point, users have only been able... Read more ...