Consumers would have more rights over their digital data and tech companies would face much stricter penalties for mishandling it under a new bill Democratic Senator Maria Cantwell introduced Tuesday. The bill, dubbed the Consumer Privacy Online Rights Act, has the backing of top Democrats, but will face an uphill battle to passage without the support of key Republicans. Cantwell’s bill is a...
Get access to exclusive coverage
Read deeply reported stories from the largest newsroom in tech.
Twitter Used to Make Us Smarter
A handful of months into Twitter’s new management and it’s clear an era has ended. For the site’s power users, which include academics, journalists and lawmakers, the sudden changes in the social network’s policies, practices and culture have destroyed years of careful network building. What that will cost us in the future in terms of relationships never forged and...
OpenAI Temporarily Shuts Down ChatGPT After Privacy Bug Leaks Users’ Chat Histories
New Report to Australian Government Alleges ByteDance Poses Disinformation Threat
FTX Sues Liquidators of Bahamas Unit
Stay in the know
Receive a summary of the day's top tech news—distilled into one email.
Access on the go
View stories on our mobile app and tune into our weekly podcast.
Join live video Q&A’s
Deep-dive into topics like startups and autonomous vehicles with our top reporters and other executives.
Enjoy a clutter-free experience
Read without any banner ads.
Recent Popular Stories
Exclusive markets startups
How JPMorgan Maneuvered During the Fall of Silicon Valley Bank
First Look startups ai
Boom Times in San Francisco’s AI Underground
The Big Read
The Instant Oral History of the Silicon Valley Bank Collapse
On a cosmic level, the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank was a mere blip. The murmurs about trouble began last Wednesday, the panic spread via group texts and Twitter threads on Thursday, the bank went under on Friday, the government got its act together on Saturday, and on Sunday every current and former customer of SVB could breathe a cautious sigh of relief.