Uber only has itself to blame for London license loss – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch The tech industry’s over-processed supply of irony might not be enough to service all the ramifications of Uber being stripped of its London license by the city’s transport regulator. Uber advocates were […]

Tech giants told to remove extremist content much faster – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Tech giants are once again being urged to do more to tackle the spread of online extremism on their platforms. Leaders of the UK, France and Italy are taking time out at a […]

Europe says “all options on table” for taxing tech giants – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch The European Commission is preparing a list of legal options on how to make digital multinationals such as Amazon, Facebook and Google pay more tax, Reuters reports. The paper is being prepared […]

WordPress to ditch React library over Facebook patent clause risk – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Automattic, the company behind the popular open source web publishing software WordPress, has said it will be pulling away from using Facebook’s React javaScript library over concerns about a patent clause in […]

Facebook is the latest tech giant to hunt for AI talent in Canada – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Facebook is turning its attention to Canada with a new AI research office in Montreal. Google and Microsoft already have outposts in the city and countless other tech companies, including Uber, have […]

Crunch Report | North Korean Hackers Target Bitcoin Exchanges – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Facebook bans monetization of hate, porn, drugs and violence on its platform, some shake-ups happen at Baidu and WhatsApp, and North Korea is allegedly targeting bitcoin exchanges. All this on Crunch Report. […]