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tech giants are dropping bad news daily

From Seattle to Silicon Valley to Austin, a grim new reality is setting in across the tech landscape: a heady, decades-long era of rapid sales gains, boundless jobs growth and ever-soaring stock prices is coming to an end. What’s emerging in its place is an age of diminished expectations marked by job cuts and hiring […]

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Russia Intensifies Censorship Campaign, Pressuring Tech Giants

As Russia attacks Ukraine, the authorities in Moscow are intensifying a censorship campaign at home by squeezing some of the world’s biggest tech companies. Last week, Russian authorities warned Google, Meta, Apple, Twitter, TikTok and others that they had until the end of this month to comply with a new law that requires them to […]

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Tech giants recruit defenders among communities of color

Supporters of the legislation are unmoved. “In a last-ditch attempt to preserve their corrosive powers, big tech is now circulating arguments that antitrust legislation will harm Black communities,” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), a co-sponsor of House tech antitrust legislation and former whip of the Congressional Black Caucus, said in an email. “I don’t buy it.” […]

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Wall St Week Ahead Tech giants’ earnings may be another test for markets at new highs

People are seen on Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo NEW YORK, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Investors are homing in on a flood of earnings reports from Wall Street’s tech and Internet giants, as the high-growth stocks that have led markets […]

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This DIY laptop you can repair yourself is challenging tech giants like Apple & Microsoft

Your tech will die — and right now, there’s not a whole lot you can do about it.  Imprisoned inside slick designs and end user license agreements, you don’t quite own your device. You’re just agreeing to use it as the manufacturer allows you to. And that manufacturer doesn’t always allow you — or anyone […]

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