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Hashtag Trending Sept. 22 – Getty Images bans AI images; revive a lawsuit against Facebook; Morgan Stanley fined $35 million

Getty Images bans AI-generated images, regulators call to reinstate a 2020 antitrust lawsuit against Facebook, and Morgan Stanley was fined $35 million for improperly handling its customer’s data. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, September 22, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara.   Getty Images has

Hashtag Trending Sept. 12 – Meta dissolves Responsible Innovation Team; FCC wants to cut down on space debris, and Garmin reacts to Apple Watch Ultra

Meta dissolves its Responsible Innovation Team, the FCC wants to reduce space debris by decommissioning specific satellites, and Garmin reacts to the Apple Watch Ultra with a battery claim.  That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Monday, September 12, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara. The Wall Street

Hashtag Trending Aug 25 – Snap privacy lawsuit settlement; random celeb posts in Facebook feeds; and Gmail targeted ads complaint

Snap settles privacy lawsuit in Illinois, Facebook users bombarded with random celebrity posts, and does Google need consent to serve ads in Gmail inboxes?   That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, August 25, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara. Snap has agreed to pay $35 million

Canadian government to introduce law compelling big tech to pay for news

Canada’s federal government introduced a law on Tuesday to mandate tech giants to pay news publishers for using their content on their various platforms. The Online News Act, or House of Commons bill C-18, would oblige ubiquitous technology companies such as Google and Facebook, as well as other online platforms that reproduce or share news […]

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Hashtag Trending Feb. 25 – Privacy policy hurts Meta’s business; labor organizer arrested; Twitter accidentally suspends journalist account

Files from Tom Li Apple’s privacy policy hurts Facebook’s business, Amazon labour organizer arrested for trespassing, and Twitter accidentally suspends accounts of intelligence journalists.   That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Friday,  February 25, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara.  App Tracking Transparency ‘harmful,’ says Facebook, as […]

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Hashtag Trending Feb. 9 – IRS scraps facial recognition; 2FA works; the costly Huawei gear rip and replace

The Internal Revenue Agency stops requiring selfies to register for an account, Google cuts account hacking by half with two-factor authentication, and the reimbursement cost for replacing Huawei gear is higher than expected. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Wednesday, February 9th, and I’m your host, Samira […]

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