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This graph shows 90% political donations from big tech workers went to the Democrats, with Googlers leading the charge

BI Graphics/Skye Gould More than 90% of the political donations made by Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google staff went to the Democrats, figures dating from 2004 show. Staff at Google’s parent company Alphabet were the biggest benefactors to Democratic candidates and causes, according to the data from GovPredict. The findings come at a delicate […]

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Huawei Executive Took Part in Sanctions Fraud, Prosecutors Say

Supported by Huawei Executive Took Part in Sanctions Fraud, Prosecutors Say ImageJournalists outside the courthouse in Vancouver, British Columbia, where Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, appeared for a bail hearing on Friday.CreditCreditDavid Ryder/Reuters By Kate Conger Dec. 7, 2018 VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The reasons that the United States asked the Canadian […]

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A former spy boss said Facebook could threaten democracy if it isn't 'controlled'

GettyFacebook a threat to democracy? Former British spy chief Robert Hannigan has said Facebook could threaten democracy unless it is controlled. Hannigan was previously chief of the UK’s domestic intelligence agency, GCHQ. He told the BBC that Facebook wasn’t a “fluffy charity” and squeezes profit from users’ data. External regulation is required to curtail its […]

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With the Economy Uncertain, Tech ‘Unicorns’ Rush Toward I.P.O.

Supported by With the Economy Uncertain, Tech ‘Unicorns’ Rush Toward I.P.O. ImageUber and Lyft have accelerated their timelines for an initial public offering, said people with knowledge of the companies’ plans.CreditCreditLucas Jackson/Reuters By Erin Griffith and Mike Isaac Dec. 6, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — For years, Uber and Lyft put off going public. Now, they […]