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EU lawmakers vote to end 'Wild West' online

The European Parliament on Thursday approved a proposal to impose unprecedented curbs on content online, including bans on the most intrusive methods of advertising, in a blow to Google and Facebook.

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Swiss army backs home-grown IM service amid privacy concerns

The Swiss army has told its ranks to stop using foreign instant-messaging services like WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram for official communications. Instead, it's opting for a Swiss alternative—in part over concerns about ...

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Omicron threatens tech's big return to in-person megaconference

Several major companies as of Wednesday have cancelled or will limit their attendance to the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)—the tech industry's annual mass-gathering in Las Vegas—due to Covid-19 variant Omicron's ...

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EU lawmakers back rules to curb Big Tech

The European Parliament on Wednesday approved its proposal for major EU legislation to impose unprecedented restrictions on how tech giants do business.

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What's happening with the semiconductor chip shortage?

Chances are you've either heard of the global semiconductor chip shortage or been personally affected by it when looking into purchasing a new or used vehicle over the last year and a half. Two faculty members in the Department ...

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Jack Dorsey, Twitter co-founder who cut off Trump's megaphone

Jack Dorsey, who stepped down as CEO of the social media giant Twitter Monday, is perhaps best known as the man who kicked former US president Donald Trump off the platform he used to court supporters and attack his critics.

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