Republicans push bill requiring tech companies to help access encrypted data

Republicans push bill requiring tech companies to help access encrypted data

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has introduced legislation that could weaken encryption for police investigations.  Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images A group of Senate Republicans are looking to force tech companies to comply with “lawful access” to encrypted information, potentially jeopardizing the technology’s security features.  On Tuesday, Republican lawmakers introduced the Lawful Access to Encrypted […]
Twitter flags another Trump tweet for ‘threat of harm’

Twitter flags another Trump tweet for ‘threat of harm’

Twitter has labelled and hidden another Trump tweet. Angela Lang/CNET Twitter veiled another tweet by US President Donald Trump for breaking the site’s rules, a move that will likely increase tensions between the social network and the White House. Twitter said...
TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot to step down at end of August

TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot to step down at end of August

Stacy Brown-Philpot speaks onstage during SXSW 2018. Dave Pedley/Getty Images for SXSW TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot is stepping down as head of the platform that connects handymen, movers and other gig workers with people who have a task they’d rather pay...
Twitter flags another Trump tweet for ‘threat of harm’

Twitter hides another Trump tweet for ‘threat of harm’

Twitter has labelled and hidden another Trump tweet. Angela Lang/CNET Twitter has once again hidden a tweet by US President Donald Trump, saying it violates the social media platform’s policy against “the presence of a threat of harm against an...
FCC moves closer to establishing 988 suicide prevention hotline

FCC moves closer to establishing 988 suicide prevention hotline

Igor Golovniov/Getty Images The US Federal Communications Commission will vote on the final rules to designate 988 as the three-digit number for a national suicide prevention and mental health hotline. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday said the final vote will take...