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Facebook won’t fact check opinion after spat with Elizabeth Warren on climate

Facebook says its third-party fact-checking partners “do review and rate climate misinformation, and there has never been a prohibition against them doing so,” in a response to criticism from Democratic senators. Facebook will continue its policy of exempting “clear opinion Read more…


Epic is suing Google over Fortnite’s removal from the Google Play Store

Epic Games has filed suit against Google over alleged antitrust violations, just hours after being dropped from the both the Play Store and iOS App store and filing a similar lawsuit against Apple. The lawsuit alleges that Google’s payment restrictions Read more…


Postmaster general under fire over Amazon stock holdings

Postmaster general Louis DeJoy is under fire over a new CNN report that shows he holds stock options in Amazon, an apparent conflict of interest. Federal law prohibits employees of the executive branch from holding a financial interest in a Read more…


Fortnite for Android has also been kicked off the Google Play Store

Following its removal from the Apple App Store, Fortnite has also been kicked off of the Google Play Store for Android. Earlier today, Epic Games snuck in an update for both the iPhone and Android versions of the game that Read more…


Epic rallies Fortnite players against Apple with a warning that they’ll miss the next season

Apple has banned Fortnite from the App Store for violating store policies, and Epic is rallying players against the iPhone maker in part by telling them they could miss the game’s upcoming season if Apple doesn’t change its rules. “Because Read more…


You can type ‘how to vote’ into Google now for instant state-by-state voting instructions

Election Day in the US — November 3rd — is almost here. Now, if you type “how to vote” or “how to register to vote” into Google’s search box, it will automatically detect which state you live in and give Read more…


Amazon can be held liable for products sold on Marketplace, appeals court rules

Amazon can be held liable for defective products sold on its Marketplace in California, an appeals court ruled Thursday. The California Fourth District Court of Appeals reversed a 2019 trial court ruling and reinstated claims from a woman who says Read more…


Uber and Lyft on track to leave California after failing to delay driver status order

Uber and Lyft are still obligated to classify drivers as employees after a California superior court judge denied the companies’ attempt to delay a preliminary injunction from going into effect. The two companies have threatened to leave the state if Read more…


Uber and Lyft on track to leave California after failing to delay driver status order

Uber and Lyft are still obligated to classify drivers as employees after a California superior court judge denied the companies’ attempt to delay a preliminary injunction from going into effect. The two companies have threatened to leave the state if Read more…


Microsoft releases Surface Duo press event video with 30 minutes of demos

Microsoft has published a full 35-minute Surface Duo press briefing video that it held with journalists earlier this week. Microsoft typically holds in-person events for its Surface products, and this year’s press briefing was essentially a virtual version of a Read more…


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