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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: Former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing entitled Protecting Kids Online: Testimony from a Facebook Whistleblower on Capitol Hill, October 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. Haugen left Facebook in May and provided internal company documents about Facebook to journalists and others, alleging that Facebook consistently chooses profit over safety. (Photo by Jabin Botsford-Pool/Getty Images)

Facebook Whistleblower Testifies to Senate

Murphy Eggers, Contributor October 13, 2021

If you attempted to check your Facebook feed early last week and got an error, you are not alone.  Early last week, Facebook had a major network outage for nearly 5 hours before the problem was resolved. ...

Big Tech in Hot Water

Big Tech in Hot Water

John Quinlan, Contributor September 15, 2021

There is a growing consensus of support for reigning in the power of Big Tech companies. Members of congress, agencies like the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and private companies have all tried targeting...

Elon Musk now becomes the world’s 2nd-richest man

Elon Musk now becomes the world’s 2nd-richest man

Drew Pellin, Contributor December 11, 2020

On November 24th, 2020, Elon Musk swept past Bill Gates to become the world’s second-richest man behind Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos. Co-founder of Tesla, the self-driving electric car company, Musk saw his...

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