A federal appeals court on Friday ruled the White House, the FBI and top health officials may not “coerce or significantly encourage” social-media companies to remove content the Biden administration considers misinformation, including about COVID-19.
Private equity firm Advent International is exploring a sale of CCC Intelligent Solutions Holdings Inc , a provider of software to the car insurance industry that has a market value of $7.1 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Marketing automation firm Klaviyo Inc is in advanced discussions to raise the indicative price range of its initial public offering (IPO), people familiar with the matter said on Friday, as strong investor demand emboldens stock market hopefuls.
The Justice Department’s first witness when the government kicks off the second week of the Google antitrust trial will be a Verizon executive, who will likely face questions about agreements that the search and advertising giant reached with wireless carriers to be the default on their smartphones.
U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema on Friday declined to order a Justice Department official to stay out of the government’s advertising antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet’s Google but said the department “should think about it.”
Belgium’s state secretary for digitalisation said on Friday he had asked Apple to upgrade the iPhone 12 software across EU countries, adding however that based on a preliminary review by the Belgian regulator the handset presents no danger to users.
Google agreed to pay $155 million to settle claims by California and private plaintiffs that the search engine company misled consumers about how it tracks their locations, and used their data without consent.