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Join Asia's top Cloud and Cybersecurity Experts as they discuss Industry 4.0 developments at Digital Week, 20-22 April 2021

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 3:05am

From 20-22 April 2021, you can join this virtual conference for live Q-and-A sessions, expert panel discussions, and live product demonstrations.

Key Points: 
  • From 20-22 April 2021, you can join this virtual conference for live Q-and-A sessions, expert panel discussions, and live product demonstrations.
  • Hear insights from regional tech giants including IBM, Rakuten, Cloud Security Alliance, Coupang, HSBC, AWS, Microsoft, and many more!
  • Whether you're interested in cloud security or the rise of digital banking, Digital Week has something for everyone as we explore the Cloud & IT ecosystem of Northeast Asia.
  • W.Media educates both industry stakeholders and the public on the latest developments in these industries through personalized engagement with the marketplace.

Tencent Alert: Did You Lose Money on Your Investment? Contact Johnson Fistel Regarding Investigation

Saturday, March 13, 2021 - 4:06am

SAN DIEGO, March 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel, LLP is investigating potential violations of the federal securities laws by Tencent Holdings Limited ("Tencent" or the "Company") (OTC: TCEHY).

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, March 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel, LLP is investigating potential violations of the federal securities laws by Tencent Holdings Limited ("Tencent" or the "Company") (OTC: TCEHY).
  • On March 12, 2021, several news outlets reported China's Antitrust Regulator had imposed fines on Tencent and some of the Country's other big tech companies for violating anti-monopoly laws.
  • The focus on Tencent was related to its investment in online tutoring start-up, Yuanfudao, in 2018.
  • Johnson Fistel, LLP is a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm with offices in California, New York and Georgia.

Adline accelerates client acquisition globally - Oslo based SAAS company creates another Nordic success story

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 7:32am

OSLO, Norway, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 2020 was a good year for Adline despite the events of the world that affected so many businesses.

Key Points: 
  • OSLO, Norway, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 2020 was a good year for Adline despite the events of the world that affected so many businesses.
  • Cost efficiency and great results have aided client acquisitions across globally to now include SMBs in Dubai, US, Switzerland, UK, Austria, Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands.
  • This gives Adline a competitive advantage and many SMEs are opting for Adline to stand up to the tech giants in the market.
  • Whether you're a small or a big company, and you have a great product, you deserve the chance to grow.

Swisscows CEO Statement on the situation between Facebook and the Australian government

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 10:00pm

EGNACH, Switzerland, Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Andreas Wiebe, CEO Swisscows AG, operator of the European search engine Swisscows and the data-secure messenger TeleGuard, commenting the situation between Facebook and the Australian government:

Key Points: 
  • EGNACH, Switzerland, Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Andreas Wiebe, CEO Swisscows AG, operator of the European search engine Swisscows and the data-secure messenger TeleGuard, commenting the situation between Facebook and the Australian government:
    "The current conflict between Facebook and the Australian government shows once again that American high-tech companies increasingly have too much influence and in this specific case even become a threat to the self-determination of a government.
  • "Every country should therefore also face up to the question of how to deal with these tech giants again.
  • Swisscows is a Swiss technology company for intelligent software products and services in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
  • As the Swisscows team, we have made it our mission to provide a protected space for internet users.

Seattle Law Could Spell Big Trouble for Amazon, Facebook, and Other Big Tech Companies If They Engage in Political Censorship

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 8:01pm

SEATTLE, Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --As state and federal lawmakers consider drafting new legislation to counter big tech censorship of dissenting political voices, few seem to realize that a little-known anti-discrimination law already on the books in Seattle could spell big trouble for big tech companies that engage in political censorship, according to Discovery Institute.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --As state and federal lawmakers consider drafting new legislation to counter big tech censorship of dissenting political voices, few seem to realize that a little-known anti-discrimination law already on the books in Seattle could spell big trouble for big tech companies that engage in political censorship, according to Discovery Institute.
  • Anti-discrimination law already on the books could spell trouble for tech companies that engage in political censorship.
  • The Seattle law expressly forbids businesses from discriminating on the basis of "political ideology" when contracting for goods or services.
  • For tech companies headquartered in Seattle like Amazon, the Seattle law potentially allows any customer or business from any state to bring legal action against Amazon for discrimination based on political ideology.

Civil Rights Leaders And Celebrities Launch Petition To Hold Big Tech Accountable For Extremist Racist Rhetoric And Hate Merchandise

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 7:28pm

This demand, backed by notable activists and celebrities including Rosario Dawson, Mark Ruffalo, Chelsea Handler, Alyssa Milano, Patricia Oliver,Dr.

Key Points: 
  • This demand, backed by notable activists and celebrities including Rosario Dawson, Mark Ruffalo, Chelsea Handler, Alyssa Milano, Patricia Oliver,Dr.
  • The coalition pointed to several examples of how Big Tech has facilitated the spread of racist and violent content.
  • While a majority of Americans oppose these dangerous ideas, Big Tech companies have pursued profit at the expense of common-sense standards for humanity and decency.
  • "Facebook, Twitter and Amazon should not be allowed to enrich themselves at the expense of our democracy, let alone people's lives."

Google's Decision to Delete Data From Inactive Accounts Branded 'Unfair' by 91% of Europeans

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 1:36pm

Those surveyed said they consider photos are the most precious files they store in the cloud, followed by videos, music and finally documents.

Key Points: 
  • Those surveyed said they consider photos are the most precious files they store in the cloud, followed by videos, music and finally documents.
  • The pCloud study found three quarters of Europeans believe there should be stricter regulation to protect them when using the services of US tech giants.
  • Unfortunately, there are too many cases where tech companies misuse the power they have earned to harvest data for commercial purposes.
  • The survey found 73% believe concerns around data privacy make them more inclined to choose European companies over their US counterparts.

Big Tech Companies Dominate 2021 Brand Pressure Index

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --For the first time, tech brands accounted for all five top companies on the third annual Brand Pressure Index released today by strategic consulting firm High Lantern Group.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --For the first time, tech brands accounted for all five top companies on the third annual Brand Pressure Index released today by strategic consulting firm High Lantern Group.
  • Big Tech is the #1 industry facing pressure on social issues.
  • Exposure continues to rise year over year, with tech brands targeted on a host of issues, including antitrust, disinformation, consumer privacy and racial equality.
  • "2021 will be Big Tech's high-water mark in terms of the industry's exposure to society's priorities," said Rob Gluck, Managing Partner of High Lantern Group.

Tech Just Killed The Auto Industry As We Know It

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 2:00pm

Data has already replaced oil as the world's most valuable asset, but what comes next will kick the tech revolution into high gear.

Key Points: 
  • Data has already replaced oil as the world's most valuable asset, but what comes next will kick the tech revolution into high gear.
  • And this is why early-movers in the automotive data scene like Facedrive ( FD.V ; FDVRF )could win big in the coming years.
  • From GM and Ford to tech giants like Microsoft, Google and Intel, some of the most exciting breakthroughs in this industry are already coming to fruition.
  • It's even partnering with leaders in the auto industry such as Renault and Audi.

Tech Just Killed The Auto Industry As We Know It

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 2:00pm

Data has already replaced oil as the world's most valuable asset, but what comes next will kick the tech revolution into high gear.

Key Points: 
  • Data has already replaced oil as the world's most valuable asset, but what comes next will kick the tech revolution into high gear.
  • And this is why early-movers in the automotive data scene like Facedrive ( FD.V ; FDVRF )could win big in the coming years.
  • From GM and Ford to tech giants like Microsoft, Google and Intel, some of the most exciting breakthroughs in this industry are already coming to fruition.
  • It's even partnering with leaders in the auto industry such as Renault and Audi.