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Apple CEO Tim Cook blasted the invisible ‘shadow economy’ that profits off your information

Data brokers are firms such as Experian or Oracle which facilitate selling on data between different entities.
Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal counsel.

Microsoft president calls for government regulation of facial-recognition technology to ‘ensure that the year 2024 doesn’t look like a pag...

Microsoft president Brad Smith warned that if government use of facial-recognition tech wasn't regulated, our future could become Orwellian.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren cheers on protestors engaging in a sit-in.

One of Amazon’s most powerful tools is putting a target on its back, and it could turn into a problem for the company

Amazon acts as both a retailer and a marketplace. Some regulators are saying that might be unfair.

Apple CEO Tim Cook on privacy: ‘we have to admit when the free market is not working’

In an interview with Axios, Tim Cook said that regulation was "inevitable" because the free market had failed in respect to user privacy.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Google tried to hide the Google+ breach from the glare of lawmakers, but it failed and it’s now being investigated and facing lawsuits

Google did not disclose the fact that it had left the data of 500,000 Google+ users exposed due to a glitch. Regulators in Germany and Ireland are now pursuing the possibility of investigations into Google, and two Google+ users in California have filed a class-action lawsuit.
Damian Collins MP.

Instagram TV’s ‘very disturbing’ videos show social media needs regulation, according to a prominent British politician

Conservative MP Damian Collins said there needs to be regulation to create a "commercial incentive" for social media companies to effectively moderate their content, after being presented with evidence from a Business Insider investigation into Instagram's new service IGTV.

New York’s top lawyer says many crypto exchanges lack ‘fairness, integrity and security’ — and it could harm consumers

The fledging cryptocurrency trading market is at risk of manipulation and lacks serious consumer protections, according to a report released by the New York Attorney General on Tuesday.
Farmer John Duffy and Roger Murphy load soybeans from a grain bin onto a truck

Soybeans plunge to near their lowest level in a decade

Soybean prices fell to a near decade-low on Tuesday after data pointed to a larger-than-expected harvest and as the Trump administration escalated trade tensions with the China, the largest destination for American exports of the legume.
Gary Cohn doesn't think tax cuts primarily helped the rich.

Gary Cohn rips into Wall Street critic Elizabeth Warren, calling her attacks on banks ‘naive’

Gary Cohn, the former top economic adviser to President Donald Trump, responded to some of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's criticism of the administration's policy and Wall Street banks. He disagreed that the tax cuts Trump signed into law in January primarily benefited the rich.
Clash Royale's version of the loot box, allowing players to chose between lengthy playtime or immediate purchase.

Regulators from more than a dozen countries are looking to crack down on ‘loot boxes,’ a controversial video gaming practice that could be...

Regulators from more than a dozen countries say the line between video gaming and gambling has become blurred.