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Mark Zuckerberg defends decisions on Trump as Facebook employee unrest grows

In response, dozens of Facebook employees participated in a virtual walkout on Monday, and many more expressed outrage in internal forums and on Twitter. At least two employees have resigned, according to public posts and tweets and conversations with workers. “Open and honest discussion has always been a part of Facebook’s culture,” spokesperson Liz Bourgeois […]

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Tim Cook defends Apple’s removal of a Hong Kong protest app from the App Store

Apple has pulled the controversial HKmap.live app, which displays the location of police, from its app store following a critical op-ed in the People’s Daily, a Chinese state-owned newspaper. Apple CEO Tim Cook has defended the decision in an internal memo. According to a report from Reuters, Apple based the decision on “credible information” from […]

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SXSWarren: A day later, Elizabeth Warren defends her Big Tech breakup proposal

Enlarge / Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at SXSW 2019. Nathan Mattise AUSTIN, Texas—”So yesterday you made a pretty big announcement about tech. Then like the gangster you are, you flew down to a tech conference… “ Time Editor-at-Large Anand Giridharadas led with that at his South by Southwest conversation with Massachusetts Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Defends Facebook as Furor Over Its Tactics Grows

Supported by Mark Zuckerberg Defends Facebook as Furor Over Its Tactics Grows ImageMark Zuckerberg fielded questions from reporters on Thursday about his and Sheryl Sandberg’s management of Facebook.CreditCreditTom Brenner/The New York Times By Cecilia Kang, Matthew Rosenberg and Mike Isaac Nov. 15, 2018 WASHINGTON — On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive and chairman, held […]