Daisuke Wakabayashi

Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China

Hundreds of Google employees, upset at the company’s decision to secretly build a censored version of its search engine for China, have signed a letter demanding more transparency to understand the ethical consequences of their work.

How Looming Privacy Regulations May Strengthen Facebook and Google

In Europe and the United States, the conventional wisdom is that regulation is needed to force Silicon Valley’s digital giants to respect people’s online privacy.

Facebook Takes the Punches While Rest of Silicon Valley Ducks

As Facebook has taken it on the chin over the way it has handled the personal information of its users, the leaders of other tech companies have demonstrated that even in publicity-hungry Silicon Valley, it is entirely possible for billionaire exe

Net Neutrality Protests Move Online, Yet Big Tech Is Quiet

Protests to preserve network neutrality, or rules that ensure equal access to the internet, migrated online on Dec 12, with numerous online companies posting calls on their sites for action to stop a vote later this week.

Google Curbs Expansion of Fiber Optic Network, Cutting Jobs

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is signaling a strategy shift for one of its most ambitious and costly efforts: bringing blazing-fast web connections to homes across America.

Why Didn’t Apple Join Opposition to FCC Net Neutrality Proposal?

More than 100 technology companies signed a letter taking issue with Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposed rules to allow providers of broadband connectivity to charge content providers for access to the fastest lanes o

Google Is Central to Latest Apple-Samsung Case

Apple and Samsung Electronics are squaring off in a new round of their long-running patent feud. This time, however, the docket might as well read Apple v. Google.