Microsoft said on Thursday it had been granted a license from the U.S. government to export software to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.
Read more: Microsoft granted license to export ‘mass-market’ software to Huawei
In his speech before the Anti-Defamation League, Sacha Baron Cohen said hate groups are rising all around the world, and Big Tech is part of the problem.
Read more: Borat actor: Facebook, Google, Youtube and Twitter are ‘greatest propaganda machine in history’
President Obama said technology has increased inequality and made available so much information that people don’t know what to believe.
Read more: Obama: ‘People don’t know what’s true’ with YouTube and social media
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, in her year-end letter, said YouTube hustlers can take some time off without worrying about burnout.
Read more: YouTube CEO implores video creators to take some time off
Microsoft’s chief product officer Panos Panay said the company’s AirPods competitor, Surface Earbuds, will now launch in spring 2020 instead of the 2019 holiday season.
Read more: Microsoft delays its AirPods competitor to spring
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BOSTON—Harvard Business School’s (HBS) Baker Library Special Collections announced today the opening of a new exhibit, Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930 – 1960. The exhibition, catalog, and website examine the ways in which U.S. Steel employed photographs in a variety of public relations campaigns to instill public favor at a time when the steel industry, like today’s technology behemoths, reigned central in the world economy. Organized by Baker Library Special Collections, the exhibit runs through October 6, 2020, in the North Lobby of Baker Library | Bloomberg Center on the HBS campus.
Read more: HBS Announces New Exhibit on U.S. Steel Corporation’s Use of Photography as a Public Relations Tool
Google said Wednesday it would accept political advertising, but police ads with false claims, and would let advertisers target ads only on very broad categories.
Read more: Google is taking the middle ground between Facebook and Twitter on political advertising
“Cases like this aren’t just about criminal defendants,” an ACLU lawyer said. “It’s about all of our rights under the Constitution.”
Read more: Police used Google location data to find an accused bank robber. He says that’s illegal.
“When you build in the United States you don’t have to worry about tariffs,” Trump said on Wednesday.
Read more: Apple’s Tim Cook and President Trump toured a Texas computer factory to tout US manufacturing