The US DOJ Approves the T-Mobile-Sprint Merger – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500The US Department of Justice approved the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, the Senate Intelligence Committee releases its report of election interference, plus earnings reports from Amazon, Alphabet, Twitter, and Intel.

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Holy Guacamole, it’s a Cat! – DTNS 3581

Chris Wetherell told BuzzFeed he regrets building the retweet button for Twitter. He led the team that made it in 2009. US presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard is suing Google for $50 million after her campaign was suspended from buying ads for six hours following a debate in June. And the Anti-Defamation League published a new report that found 74% of adults who play games online have experienced some form of harassment.

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US DOJ Launches Antitrust Review of Online Platforms – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500The US Department of Justice’s Antitrust division launches an investigation into online platform, Samsung announces the Galaxy Fold will go on sale in September, and an Anti-Defamation League report finds 74% of adults experience harassment while gaming online.

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Amazon prime target for DOJ – DTNS 3580

The US DOJ is investigating Amazon for anti-trust behavior. Is there a case for the investigation and what does it mean for other tech giants?

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Facebook Fined $5 Billion – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Facebook gets fined by the FTC and SEC, Doordash changes its tip policy, Nintendo fixing JoyCon controllers for free.

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Face it, Recognition Isn’t Ready – DTNS 3579

On July 16th Oakland formally banned the use of facial recognition technology becoming the 3rd US city to do so. Is this the start of a pushback against the technology and what are the concerns people have over the use of the technology in public?

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Report: Apple Close To Buying Intel’s Modem Chip Business – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Alibaba now allows US businesses to sell on its platform, some Android apps collect data after being denied permission, Facebook opens Map with AI to OpenStreetMap community.

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RoboUmp – DTNS 3578

Microsoft will invest $1 billion into OpenAI, a report alleges Huawei helped build North Korea’s cellphone network, ByteDance will open data-centers in India to assuage privacy concerns, NY Times reporter works as a DoorDash delivery revealing the company still keeps tips from drivers.

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US FTC Reaches Settlement with Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500The US FTC announced a fine of up to $700 million as part of a settlement with Equifax over its 2017 data breach, Microsoft invest in OpenAI, and Asus announces the ROG Phone 2.

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Week in Review for the Week of 7/15/19 – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Facebook’s David Marcus testifies to both houses of the US Congress about Libra, the EU opens an investigation into Amazon, and Netflix loses US subscribers for the first time in eight years.

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