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Snapchat’s new ‘Director Mode’ will help anyone become a video creator

In its ongoing battle with TikTok, Snap announced today it’s launching a new feature called Director Mode, aimed at providing easier access to Snapchat’s native creative tools for publishing video […]




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E.U. Takes Aim at Big Tech’s Power With Landmark Digital Act

GÖTTINGEN, Germany — The European Union agreed on Thursday to one of the world’s most far-reaching laws to address the power of the biggest tech companies, potentially reshaping app stores, […]




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Europe says yes to messaging interoperability as it agrees major new regime for big tech

Late Thursday the European Union secured agreement on the detail of a major competition reform that will see the most powerful, intermediating tech platforms subject to a set of up-front […]




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Ukraine War Tests the Power of Tech Giants

Telegram’s experience illustrates the competing pressures. The app is popular in Russia and Ukraine for sharing images, videos and information about the war. But it has also become a gathering […]




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Russia Intensifies Censorship Campaign, Pressuring Tech Giants

On Feb. 16, a Roskomnadzor official said companies that did not comply by the end of the month would face penalties. In addition to fines and possible shutdowns or slowdowns, […]




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6 Reasons Meta Is in Trouble

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, suffered its biggest one-day wipeout ever on Thursday as its stock plummeted 26 percent and its market value plunged by more than $230 […]




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WhatsApp brings its Business API to the cloud to speed adoption

WhatsApp will today begin beta testing a new, cloud-based version of its WhatsApp Business API, hosted on parent company Facebook’s infrastructure. With the shift to the cloud, the setup time […]