Big Tech critic and net neutrality advocate Tim Wu is joining the White House

The man who coined net neutrality is heading back to work for the government. President Joe Biden has appointed Columbia law professor Tim Wu to the White…

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President Biden brings back weekly addresses with a podcast-like format

President Biden is poised to resurrect the weekly radio address, but he’s hoping to keep it relevant through a simple strategy: ditch the radio. As the New…

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President Biden appoints ‘world-class’ cybersecurity team in wake of hacks

President Biden is elevating the importance of cybersecurity in light of the SolarWinds hack that compromised multiple government institutions. Reuters reports that Biden has appointed (and will…

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Amazon offers to help the incoming Biden admin with COVID response

Fast on the heels of now-President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday morning, Amazon Consumer CEO Dave Clark sent a letter on behalf of his employer to the…

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Facebook temporarily bans ads for gun accessories and military gear

Facebook is continuing its crackdown on potential domestic terrorism at President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. The social network told BuzzFeed News that it was temporarily banning US ads…

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Twitter’s latest Trump labels say Biden won the election

Twitter’s election results labels are now decidedly more explicit. Variety found that Twitter is now labeling President Trump’s tweets (and presumably others) with a notice that “election…

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Google reportedly plans to ban post-election day political ads

Google will not run any election-related ads after polls for the US presidential election close on November 3rd, according to Axios. In an email obtained by the…

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Facebook will block ads claiming victory ahead of official results

Contrary to previous reports, a Facebook rep has confirmed that the social media site will not, in fact, allow ads claiming victory for either the Trump or…

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Google says state-backed hackers are targeting Trump and Biden campaigns

Google’s security researchers say state-backed hackers from Iran and China have targeted the Trump and Biden presidential campaigns, respectively. The state-backed actors sent phishing scam attempts to…

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