Tag - Big Tech

Industry hails passing of historic data protection bill


New Delhi: Leading industry leaders and stakeholders hailed the passing of Digital Personal Data Protection Bill (DPDP) 2023 by the Parliament as it secured the Rajya Sabha's nod this week, terming it a “watershed moment”. Nasscom said this marks a significant leap forward for India to establish a robust framework for personal data protection and...

Apple CEO calls Pelosi, warns of antitrust legislation pitfalls


San Francisco: Apple CEO Tim Cook has contacted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers in an effort to sway opinion against the ratification of a set of sweeping antitrust bills that aim to rein in Big Tech, the media reported. Citing sources, The New York Times reported that Apple's chief executive phoned Pelosi and other...

How Big Tech helped millions traverse the year


Intro: Despite a growing antitrust scrutiny that poses a big existential threat to technology companies, Big Tech helped millions of workers and children navigate the pandemic with digital tools, virtual meetings, video games and content streaming in 2020 1. Big Tech Technology emerged a winner during the pandemic as cloud and connectivity services thrived in a stay-at-home...