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FTC aims to counter the “massive scale” of online data collection

Enlarge / FTC Chair Lina Khan said the commission intends to act on commercial data collection, which happens at “a massive scale and in a stunning array of contexts.” Getty Images The Federal Trade Commission has kicked off the rulemaking process for privacy regulations that could restrict online surveillance and punish bad data-security practices. It’s …

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Netflix aims to become a serious player in the gaming sphere

Back in 2019, when Netflix still ruled the streaming roost, the company made a statement in a shareholder letter that surprised even keen-eyed media commentators. Having previously stated that its goal was to become the next HBO, Netflix was now saying: “we compete with (and lose to) Fortnite more than HBO.” It was situating itself …

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Michael Saylor Lost Big in the Dot-Com Bubble and Bitcoin’s Crash. Now He Aims to Rebound Again

Michael Saylor is down about a billion dollars on his bitcoin (BTC) bet and just stepped down as CEO at MicroStrategy (MSTR), the software company he founded in the 1980s. Being in a tight spot is familiar territory for the 57-year-old Saylor. After the dot-com bubble burst in March 2000, Jim Cramer, the CNBC host, …

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Samsung aims for foldable phone sales to overtake those of its now-dead but very popular Note devices

Samsung Electronics Co. said it is aiming for sales of its foldable phones to surpass its now-discontinued Note series of smarpthones as it looks to boost profitabiltiy for its mobile division. SeongJoon Cho | Bloomberg | Getty Images Samsung is hoping to take its foldable phones mainstream, saying Thursday that it’s aiming for sales of …

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