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Big Tech in the Crosshairs

Big Tech in the Crosshairs

Over the last several months, many of the leading digital companies — Amazon, Apple, Facebook, YouTube (Google), Twitter and more — have come under fire for business practices that are considered suspect.  Below are recent examples highlighting several companies: Amazon came under fire from President Trump for allegedly taking advantage of the U.S. Postal Service.

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Slack Updates Privacy Policy, Giving Employers Access to Direct Messages, More News

Slack Updates Privacy Policy, Giving Employers Access to Direct Messages, More News

San Francisco-based Slack has updated its privacy policy. Unlike many of the privacy policy updates announced since the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal, this update enables employers to view and download everything users share in Slack, even conversations shared in private channels.

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Think Reveals the Scale and Challenge of IBM’s Opportunity

Think Reveals the Scale and Challenge of IBM's Opportunity

Over 40,000 customers, partners and analysts gathered in Las Vegas last week to attend IBM Think. Think showcased the scale and breadth of the company, with news announced in major areas including cloud computing, Watson, its Apple partnership, blockchain and quantum computing.

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Apple Doesn’t Hide Its Customer Community, So Why Do You?

Apple Doesn't Hide Its Customer Community, So Why Do You?

How can I best integrate my website with my community?  A lot of companies worry about this co-existence. They fear their customers will become confused if they land on a community but want to buy a product, or if they think the community is the company’s website.

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Microsoft Reportedly Hit With $715M Tax Bill by French Authorities

Microsoft Reportedly Hit With $715M Tax Bill by French Authorities

French tax authorities are reportedly demanding $715 million in taxes from Microsoft, in the latest crackdown by a European country against an American tech firm doing business there. Bringing Tech Giants 'To Heel' in Europe According to the reports, which appeared in the French weekly magazine L’Express this week, the

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The iOS 11 Update Gives Mobile Marketers a Chance for a Do-Over

The iOS 11 Update Gives Mobile Marketers a Chance for a Do-Over

With the exception of social network sites and messaging platforms, brands are up against big challenges when it comes to mobile. Consumers are becoming increasingly selective when it comes to apps, and the extent to which this is happening may surprise some people.

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