Last Thursday, Republican and Democrats in the House of Representatives argued over the responsibility of social media companies in filtering content. Republicans complained that companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Google censor too much content published by conservatives. While lawmakers from both sides agreed that social media platforms should take...

Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) chief Raul Lambino confirmed earlier this week that the Philippine government will be allowing 10 blockchain and cryptocurrency businesses to operate in the area. Lambino further revealed that these companies, mostly run by Japanese, Koreans, Malaysians and Hong Kong nationals, can go into exchanges, ICOs or...

Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer confirmed to UK lawmakers last Thursday that they are looking into concerns regarding the improper access of Palantir to Facebook user data. Palantir, an American big data firm co-founded by Peter Thiel, is closely associated with the NSA and CIA and has a reputation for being highly...

Google had reportedly unveiled its latest redesign of Gmail since 2013 which, according to the Alphabet company, was an expensive two-year overhaul to improve security and offline functionality that would compete with Microsoft’s Outlook. The search giant revealed that it had restructured email storage databases, unified three dueling systems for syncing...