House Democrats ask YouTube to explain extremism policies

  • March 4, 2021
House Democrats on the Energy and Commerce Committee are again pushing YouTube to explain its policies around extremist content. In a letter sent to Google CEO Sundar Pichai Wednesday, the committee leaders said that “incendiary content that indoctri…

The UK government will reportedly buy stakes in tech startups

  • February 27, 2021
The UK might have a new way to achieve technological supremacy: throw money directly at companies. Financial Times sources say the country is establishing a "Future Fund: Breakthrough" effort that would spend up to £375 million (about $522…

Twitch won’t air any more of Amazon’s anti-union ads

  • February 25, 2021
Ahead of March 29th, Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama have an important decision to make. They need to decide whether to unionize. And as you can imagine, the company they work for is doing everything in its power to convince them to vot…

Google will lift its latest ban on political ads this Wednesday

  • February 22, 2021
Google will end its most recent ban on election-related ads on February 24th. In an email obtained by Axios, the company told advertisers it will start accepting all political ads on Wednesday, including those that reference specific elected official…

FAA ends investigations into SpaceX’s recent Starship launches

  • February 21, 2021
The regulatory drama around SpaceX's recent Starship launches has simmered down. CNN's Jackie Wattles and The Verge have learned that the FAA ended its investigations into the SN8 and SN9 launches. SpaceX and the FAA "settled" conce…