Trump’s Sanctions on China Are Making Huawei Phones Less Secure
Google is shutting down its business relationship with Huawei. What does this mean for the security of your Huawei devices?
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A Popular YouTuber Read the Christchurch ‘Manifesto’ to Half a Million Subscribers
YouTube left the video online for over two days, allowing it to generate tens of thousands of views and spread to other channels.
Google Thought My Phone Number Was Facebook’s and It Ruined My Life
A quirk in Google’s search algorithm turned me into Facebook’s customer support.
Google Workers Sit-In to Protest Alleged Retaliation Against Women Who Report Sexual Harassment
The organizers say they've been retaliated against, six months after a massive, worldwide walkout.
Google Gives Free Security Keys to Activists, But Not if You’re in Iran or Syria
Sources and a document show how Google bars nonprofits from telling activists in certain countries about their products.
Big Tech Lobbying Gutted a Bill That Would Ban Recording You Without Consent
The Illinois Keep Internet Devices Safe Act would have empowered average people to sue big companies for recording them without consent, but industry association lobbying defanged it.
Researchers Find Google Play Store Apps Were Actually Government Malware
Security researchers have found a new kind of government malware that was hiding in plain sight within apps on Android’s Play Store. And they appear to have uncovered a case of lawful intercept gone wrong.
EU Ignores the Public, Passes Internet-Wrecking Copyright Proposal
Upload filters and link taxes may be well intentioned, but critics say they’re going to seriously screw up the open internet.
Streaming and Cloud Computing Endanger Modding and Game Preservation
Services like Google's Stadia seem convenient, but they could completely change the past and future of video games.
Google Stadia's Grand Vision for Gaming Clashes With America's Shitty Internet
Slow speeds, usage caps, and overage fees could mar the long-awaited arrival of game streams.
Google Takes Aim at PlayStation, Xbox With Gaming Streaming Service, Stadia
Launching later this year, Google's pitch is simple but ambitious: press play and start playing a game immediately and anywhere.
Internal Google Email Says Moderating Christchurch Manifesto ‘Particularly Challenging’
Google saw an issue with moderating the Christchurch terrorist’s so-called manifesto in part because of its length, telling moderators to mark potential copies or sections as “Terrorist Content” if they were unsure.