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Answering its critics, Google loosens reins on AMP project – TechCrunch

Answering its critics, Google loosens reins on AMP project – TechCrunch Accelerated Mobile Pages, or AMP, has been a controversial project since its debut. The need for the framework has been clear: the payloads of mobile pages can be just insane, what with layers and layers of images, Javascript, ad …

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Trump expands tariffs on China by another $200 billion, threatens more – TechCrunch

Trump expands tariffs on China by another $200 billion, threatens more – TechCrunch By this point, you should all know the drill. Another day, another massive tariff from the Trump administration. After rumors the past few weeks that the president was considering expanding tariffs to another $267 billion worth of …

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Congressional bill would improve startup valuations – TechCrunch

Congressional bill would improve startup valuations – TechCrunch Late last week, Congress moved one step closer to passing the American Innovation Act of 2018, a bill that would make accounting and tax changes that would likely increase the valuation of startups in an acquisition. The House Ways and Means committee approved a bill containing text that would improve the treatment …

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Facebook is hiring a director of human rights policy to work on “conflict prevention” and “peace-building” – TechCrunch

Facebook is hiring a director of human rights policy to work on “conflict prevention” and “peace-building” – TechCrunch Facebook is advertising for a human rights policy director to join its business, located either at its Menlo Park HQ or in Washington DC — with “conflict prevention” and “peace-building” among the …

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UK’s mass surveillance regime violated human rights law, finds ECHR – TechCrunch

UK’s mass surveillance regime violated human rights law, finds ECHR – TechCrunch The complaints in this case were lodged prior to the UK legislating for a new surveillance regime, the 2016 Investigatory Powers Act, so in coming to a judgement the Chamber was considering the oversight regime at the time …

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10 critical points from Zuckerberg’s epic security manifesto – TechCrunch

10 critical points from Zuckerberg’s epic security manifesto – TechCrunch Mark Zuckerberg wants you to know he’s trying his damnedest to fix Facebook before it breaks democracy. Tonight he posted a 3,260-word battle plan for fighting election interference. Amidst drilling through Facebook’s strategy and progress, he slips in several notable …

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Apple, AT&T, Amazon, Google among tech giants called to Senate Commerce Committee – TechCrunch

Apple, AT&T, Amazon, Google among tech giants called to Senate Commerce Committee – TechCrunch If you weren’t done watching tech giants get grilled by lawmakers, mark your calendar for September 26 in what’s expected to be another riveting round of questioning. Policy chiefs from AT&T and Charter, along with senior …

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