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EU considers asking Big Tech to contribute part of telecommunications infrastructure costs

The European Union Commission (EU) said on September 9 that it will hold consultations early next year on requiring tech giants to bear part of the cost of telecommunications networks in the region. . Telecommunications companies in Europe have long argued that American technology companies such as Google Alphabet, Facebook Meta and Netflix must contribute […]

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Big Tech establishes common standards forum for metaverse but no Apple

On June 21, Meta and Microsoft and many other technology giants joined hands to establish a common standards-setting body for the metaverse without the participation of giant Apple. The Metaverse Standards Forum (MSF) includes the largest companies in the field, from microprocessor manufacturers to game companies. MSF was established with the role of setting common […]

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The technology sector was hit hard by the economic downturn

Falling stocks, failed startups, tech giants previously seemingly untouchable, are reeling from the risk from a gloomy outlook on macroeconomic factors. An economic crisis would have dire consequences for companies and their workforces. “Along with the great recession of 2008-2009 and the dot-com bubble of 2000, this drop will be the three biggest market corrections […]

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India issued difficult regulations, Big Tech wrote a ‘letter’ to tell the pain

11 organizations, including Big Tech such as Google, Facebook and HP have sent a joint petition to the Director of the Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In) after the country’s authorities issued a regulation. new regulations related to network security. The new rule requires companies to report cyberattacks within six hours and keep user […]

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Russia blocks Instagram, first move against Big Tech?

The Russian government says it is blocking Instagram to protest the policies that Meta applies in the country. On Friday (March 11), the Russian government said it would block the popular social networking app Instagram, and take further action against Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. The reason given is that Facebook […]