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18 Mar
The #TechForUkraine campaign hopes to match aid groups with IT companies willing to help for free. The focus is both on the distribution of material aid and on the helping against Russian cyberattacks.
17 Dec 2020
The United States Federal Trade Commission has ordered nine major social media and streaming services to hand over information about how they collect and use personal data from their users. The platforms concerned include Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, TikTok and Amazon's Twitch. This inquiry comes as the European Commission prepares to unveil its new draft regulations for the technology industry. Also today, Pinterest agrees a $22.5 million settlement with its former chief operating officer, who had accused the company of gender discrimination.
4 May 2019
Chinese tech firms are present across the African continent. Many benefit from financing provided by the Chinese government. So do Western tech firms stand a chance in Africa?

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