The Federal Trade Commission is launching an inquiry into the data collection practices of a wide range of tech firms, including Twitter, Snap, ByteDance, Reddit, Discord as well as bigger firms, Axios reported. The FTC is asking for details on uage and engagement data for the various apps, with an eye to understanding how tech’s data practices affect young people. The impetus for the...
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Trial Testimony Cracks Open Microsoft’s Black Box
Greetings!The big news coming out of today’s proceedings in the Epic–Apple trial had nothing to do with either company. It was that Microsoft does not now, and never has made any money from the sale of its Xbox console. For a device that has been on the market for 20 years, it’s surprising that Microsoft has yet to figure out the economics so that it could at least break even by now. Then...
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