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Meta to start labeling AI-generated content in May
by Alex Pigman - April 6, 2024 - 9:41am
Facebook and Instagram giant Meta on Friday said it will begin labeling AI-generated media beginning in May, as it tries to reassure users and governments over the risks of deepfakes.
US sues Apple in wide-ranging iPhone monopoly case
by Alex Pigman - March 24, 2024 - 4:19pm
The US Department of Justice sued Apple on Thursday, accusing the tech giant of illegally maintaining a monopoly for its iPhone by stifling competition and imposing exorbitant costs on consumers.
Big tech stumbles in Google's Epic defeat
by Alex Pigman - December 13, 2023 - 9:44am
Google' stinging defeat against Fortnite-maker Epic Games in a California courtroom could be an important blow against big tech's decades of supremacy on antitrust matters in the United States.
Musk rebrands Twitter, replacing bird logo with X
by Alex Pigman - July 25, 2023 - 10:05am
Elon Musk killed off the Twitter logo on Monday, replacing the world-recognized blue bird with a white X as the tycoon accelerates his efforts to transform the floundering social media giant.
What we know about Threads, Meta's 'Twitter killer'
by Alex Pigman - July 7, 2023 - 8:54am
Threads, Mark Zuckerberg's Instagram-based challenge to dethrone Elon Musk's troubled Twitter, has already secured tens of millions of downloads, but it remains to be seen whether this Twitter rival will be a winning...
Musk threatens lawsuit as Twitter rival Threads takes off
by Alex Pigman - July 7, 2023 - 7:44am
Twitter threatened to sue Meta just hours after the Instagram parent company launched Threads, an app it hopes will beat out the struggling site owned by Elon Musk.
Twitter rival Threads crosses 10 mn users within hours of launch
by Alex Pigman - July 6, 2023 - 7:43am
 Facebook behemoth Meta officially will launch Threads, its text-based rival to Twitter, on Wednesday -- but its release in Europe has been delayed over regulatory concerns.
EU warns Twitter to beef up content moderation as new rules loom
by Alex Pigman - June 23, 2023 - 10:50am
The EU's top tech enforcer warned Elon Musk on Thursday that Twitter must have enough resources to moderate dangerous content by August 25 or risk being in violation of the bloc's landmark rules to rein in big ...
Musk defends paid Twitter as blue tick ultimatum looms
by Alex Pigman - April 1, 2023 - 7:54am
Elon Musk on Friday defended his controversial pay model for Twitter, claiming that any social media platform that didn't follow suit would fail because they would be swarmed by bots.
US sues Google over dominance of online ad market
by Alex Pigman - January 25, 2023 - 7:50am
The US Justice Department sued Google on Tuesday for its dominance of the online advertising market, launching a fresh legal battle against the California-based tech giant.
Microsoft to axe 10,000 jobs as tech gloom deepens
by Alex Pigman - January 19, 2023 - 8:43am
Microsoft on Wednesday said it would lay off 10,000 employees in the coming months as the economic downturn continues to punish US tech giants.
20 years on, dreams of euro rivalling dollar persist
by Alex Pigman - December 28, 2021 - 2:15pm
To the euro's most starry-eyed promoters, the currency was not only a leap of faith into European unity, but set up a rivalry with the United States and its powerful dollar.
EU leaders seek unity on how to face China, US
by Alex Pigman - October 5, 2021 - 12:39pm
EU leaders will have a hard discussion on Europe's place in the world on Tuesday as they seek unity on how to approach ties with superpowers China and the US.
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