30 11, 2019

European parliament’s NationBuilder contract under investigation by data regulator – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-30T17:59:24+00:00 November 30th, 2019|Europe, european parliament, european union, Facebook, France, General Data Protection Regulation, General Election, Government, law, nationbuilder, personal data, Policy, Privacy, privacy policy, Social, social media, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Europe’s lead data regulator has issued its first ever sanction of an EU institution — taking enforcement action against the European parliament over [...]

29 11, 2019

Apple and Google Maps accommodate Russia’s annexation of Crimea – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-29T05:57:55+00:00 November 29th, 2019|APPLE, Apple Maps, crimea, Google, Google-Maps, Government, russia, TC, Uncategorized|

Global politics are difficult to navigate ordinarily, but in times of conflict companies that aim to provide an unbiased service, such as a [...]

18 11, 2019

Facebook’s Libra code chugs along ignoring regulatory deadlock – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-18T17:50:22+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Apps, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Developer, Distributed Ledger, Facebook, Government, Libra, Libra Association, Payments, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

“5 months and growing strong” the Libra Association announced today in a post about its technical infrastructure that completely omits the fierce regulatory [...]

15 11, 2019

AWS confirms reports it will challenge JEDI contract award to Microsoft – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-15T17:47:46+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Amazon, AWS, cloud, Drama, Enterprise, Government, Microsoft, Pentagon JEDI contract, TC, Uncategorized|

Surely just about everyone was surprised when the Department of Defense last month named Microsoft as the winner of the decade-long, $10 billion [...]

13 10, 2019

Why each Libra member’s mutiny hurts Facebook – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-13T17:13:48+00:00 October 13th, 2019|Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, eBay, eCommerce, Facebook, Government, Libra, Libra Association, mastercard, Payments, PayPal, Policy, Startups, stripe, TC, Uncategorized, visa|

There’s a strategic cost to the defection of Visa, Stripe, eBay, and more from the Facebook-led cryptocurrency Libra Association. They’re not just names [...]

4 10, 2019

Zuckerberg says Facebook will sue to stop EU’s global content takedowns – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-04T17:06:20+00:00 October 4th, 2019|Apps, encryption, Facebook, Facebook Policy, Government, Mark Zuckerberg, Mobile, Policy, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

Facebook plans to challenge Europe’s top court, which today ruled that EU countries can order Facebook to globally remove content that violates local [...]

27 09, 2019

Europe shows the way in online privacy – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-27T05:01:25+00:00 September 27th, 2019|Advertising Tech, Adyen, Amazon, APPLE, ASML, AT&T, Column, Creative-Commons, eCommerce, eqt ventures, Europe, european commission, european union, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, GDPR, Google, Government, gp bullhound, Media, Microsoft, online advertising, Policy, Privacy, SaaS, sap, Social, spotify, Startups, U.S. government, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital|

U.S. antitrust actions and privacy regulation create opportunities for privacy-first innovation Alastair Mitchell 18 hours Alastair Mitchell Contributor Alastair Mitchell is a partner [...]

13 08, 2019

Huawei’s new OS isn’t an Android replacement… yet – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-13T04:24:39+00:00 August 13th, 2019|Android, China, Google, Government, Hardware, HarmonyOS, Huawei, Mobile, operating system, Policy, Tariffs, Trade war, trump, Uncategorized|

If making an Android alternative was easy, we’d have a lot more of them. Huawei’s HarmonyOS won’t be replacing the mobile operating system [...]

30 07, 2019

Wall St analyst Laura Martin on the fate of Netflix, breaking up Google, EU regulation, and a decade of more money for Hollywood – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-30T16:13:16+00:00 July 30th, 2019|Amazon, APPLE, Companies, content creators, e-commerce, Entertainment, Europe, european union, Facebook, finance, Google, Government, interactive media, Media, Needham & Company, Netflix, Policy, streaming services, the walt disney company, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Uncategorized, Video|

The rise of streaming video platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime has upended traditional power balances in Hollywood and is reorganizing the way [...]

24 07, 2019

Facebook ends friend data access for Microsoft and Sony, the last 2 of its legacy partners, under FTC deal – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-24T16:08:24+00:00 July 24th, 2019|Facebook, Government, Privacy, Social, Uncategorized|

One more consequence of the FTC’s investigation of Facebook, which culminated in a record $5 billion settlement announced today: it’s finally tightening another [...]