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In recent months, censorship on social media has become a major talking point for netizens who argue that Silicon Valley companies have a bias which dictates their rules and regulations. On Wednesday, The White House launched a new tool for U.S. citizens to submit a complaint if they think they were unfairly censored, banned, or suspended on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. “SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS should advance FREEDOM OF SPEECH. Yet too many Americans have seen their accounts suspended, banned, or fraudulently rep...
Major tech companies of Silicon Valley spend an insane amount of money on trying to influence the regulatory process and lawmakers in Washington, D.C., via federal lobbying. The concept of lobbying is a push by Silicon Valley-based tech companies to minimize or eliminate regulations and rules that are hindering their growth as they continue to expand into various sections of the economy like medicinal devices and cars. For instance, take Apple CEO Tim Cook. He spent a whopping $4.5 million in tech lobbying. The concept of tech lob...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg surely knows how to remain grounded despite being surrounded in riches, high-end tech, and opulence. Time to time, there has been people who follow the tradition of accusing Silicon Valley of staying out of touch when it comes to life outside the valley. Silicon Valley has access to the world's fastest and always on internet connectivity. However, Facebook is planning to give its staff a strong wake-up call. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has come up with a new initiative known as 2G Tuesdays. This in...
The trimmed down search giant Google’s rein was decided to be taken over by Sundar Pichai, following the recent transition of the search giant into new parent company Alphabet. Now, as the newly promoted CEO has taken over the role, there remain so many challenges ahead of him, which he needs to figure out and prove himself. The new CEO of Google has started to settle down himself for his role in the company by promoting key personnel. It seems that the ‘Don’t be Evil’ company has been biased towards the workers with a stronger as...
Is it possible that stem cells can be a root cause for common form of cancers? Well, a startup firm known as Stemcentrx believes so. Talk About Stemcentrx Silicon Valley is familiar with the private and rapidly growing imminent tech companies that are worth a million dollars mostly, like Square, Uber, and Calico. The same phenomenon is widely spreading to the biotechnology fields, where all the investors are throwing their pennies in a huge amount at firms, which promise to smack away the historically lower odds of drug success ...