Economy & Policy

    Spotify Challenges Apple’s App Store Policies with New Update in Europe

    Spotify is pushing the limits of what is allowed within Apple's iOS ecosystem, submitting an app update that would enable the display of basic pricing and website information in Europe, in accordance with the European Commission's ruling in its music streaming case

    President Biden Signs Bill Threatening TikTok’s Future in the US

    US President Biden has signed a bill to force ByteDance to sell TikTok within a year or face a US ban. ByteDance vows legal challenge, citing economic impact.

    Controversial Warrantless US Surveillance Program Extended for Two Years

    President Joe Biden has signed a bill reauthorizing the controversial Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) for another two years, following a narrow Senate vote

    Tesla chief Elon Musk postpones India visit

    The reason for the delay could be Tesla's much-eyed earnings call on April 23.

    OpenAI Clarifies Stance on Military Use Amid Microsoft’s DALL-E Pitch

    Microsoft's presentation of OpenAI's DALL-E to the Department of Defense has raised questions about the ethical use of AI technology in military applications

    FTC rejects ESRB’s facial recognition age-checking tech

    The Federal Trade Commission, or FTC, has denied a proposal from the Entertainment Software Ratings Board, or ESRB, to utilize facial recognition technology for...

    Florida Governor DeSantis signs bill that regulates social media use among minors

    Governor DeSantis vetoed the earlier proposal, and instead advocated for a version that allows parental discretion for minors aged 14 and 15.

    China Plays Reverse Uno Card: Bans Intel, AMD Processors in Government Computers

    The tech conflict between China and the US intensifies as China imposes a ban on the usage of Intel, AMD processors, and Microsoft Windows in government computers, signaling a move towards technological self-reliance

    Elon Musk and Don Lemon clash in tense interview: A quick look

    Beyond the fireworks, Musk also shed light on the next-gen Tesla Roadster which is boasted to have about a sub-one-second 0-60 mph time and the inclusion of "rocket technology".