Google has become yet another high profile Silicon Valley tech giant to be engulfed in a privacy breach scandal. A bug in the API for Google+ had been allowing third-party applications and their developers to access data from Google+ users without permission.
Amazon confirmed on Monday that it’s investigating internal leaks of confidential information by some of its employees in exchange for bribes. The company is trying to fight off seller scams on its platform including fake reviews.
Republicans renewed on Wednesday their fight against major social media platforms this time targeting Twitter. During a congressional hearing, GOP lawmakers slammed the platform for being “biased” against conservative voices.
The Trump administration has unveiled a list of hard-line demands as part of trade talks with China. The demands threaten to sabotage any hope for a diplomatic solution to the potential trade conflict between the US and the Asian country.