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Google Blacklists Free Speech Platform Gab’s Latest App

Tech giant Google has blacklisted the free-speech focused social media app Gab from the Google Play Store, joining Apple in banning Gab users from accessing the platform using Gab-branded smartphone apps.

Orlando Police Drops Amazon’s Facial Recognition Tech over Glitches

The Orlando Police Department ended a pilot test of Amazon’s Rekognition facial scanning tech this week after failing to properly utilize the software due to multiple glitches and a lack of resources.

Report: Google and Facebook Are Tracking Porn Viewing Habits

A new study scanned 22,484 pornography sites and found them filled with trackers from major tech firms, including Google and Facebook.

SpaceX ‚Starhopper‘ Explodes During Static Fire Test

Elon Musk’s SpaceX suffered a setback this week when the firms „Starhopper“ small-scale spacecraft exploded into flames during a static fire test.

Google Claims It Had ‚Terminated‘ Censored Chinese Search Engine ‚Project Dragonfly‘

Tech giant Google has reportedly terminated its censored Chinese search engine product known as „Project Dragonfly.“

Amazon Faces EU Antitrust Probe, Potential for $23 Billion Fine

The E.U. has launched an antitrust investigation of e-commerce giant Amazon which could see the company fined as much as $23 billion.

Elon Musk Claims Project Will Hook Your Brain Directly to Computer by 2020

Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants to connect human brains directly to computers, a technology he claims is only a year away. He is tackling the project with his company, Neuralink, adding to his duties with Tesla, SpaceX, and The Boring Company.

Former Facebook Security Chief: ‚Completely Reasonable‘ to Believe Foreign Governments Have ‚Subverted‘ Big Tech

Former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos recently backed billionaire investor and Trump supporter Peter Thiel on claims that foreign governments could have infiltrated the Masters of the Universe.

Google VP: Thousands of Employees Calling Black Woman Unworthy of ‚Inclusion‘ Are Statistically Insignificant

Google executive Karan Bhatia testified Tuesday that thousands of company employees declaring a black conservative woman’s perspective unworthy of „inclusion“ was not a problem, because Google has nearly 100,000 employees worldwide.

Marsha Blackburn Asks if Google Is an ‚Equal Opportunity Search Engine‘ or ‚Offender‘

During a recent senate hearing, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) grilled Google’s vice president of global government affairs and public policy on online censorship, particularly singling out attempts to censor Breitbart News.