DOJ nearing antitrust action on Google; Trump eyes tech curb


FILE – This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. As the Trump administration moves toward antitrust action against search giant Google, it’s campaigning to enlist support from sympathetic state attorneys general across the country. And President Donald Trump is pushing his campaign against Big Tech on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, touting curbs on legal protections for social media platforms he denounces as biased against conservative views.


As the Trump administration moves toward antitrust action against search giant Google, it’s campaigning to enlist support from sympathetic state attorneys general across the country.

And President Donald Trump pushed his campaign against Big Tech on Wednesday, touting curbs on legal protections for social media platforms he denounces as biased against conservative views.

“In recent years, a small group of technology platforms have tightened their grip over commerce and communications in America,”

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Gatsby and Contentstack Announce Partnership to Help Modern Enterprises Build Lightning Fast, MACH-Enabled Websites | News

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Contentstack, the leading Content Experience Platform (CXP), and Gatsby, a modern web framework for creating high-performance websites and applications, today announced a strategic partnership. This alliance will allow enterprises to accelerate digital experience innovation by creating modern high-performance websites that are optimized for speed, security and scalability. Combining Contentstack’s headless CMS with Gatsby’s web framework enables businesses to deliver the digital content, sites and apps to bring new personalized, omnichannel experiences to life.

“In today’s digital world speed matters — losing customers to a slow, low-performing website is not acceptable,” said Peter Fogelsanger, Global Head of Partnerships at Contentstack. “Ensuring that the storytelling from the content creators is delivered to customers quickly and seamlessly is critical to every company’s success. This partnership with Gatsby makes it possible. Businesses can bring together their marketing and development teams to deliver blazing

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Autonomous Car Technology Market 2020 : Top Countries Data, Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast to 2026

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Sep 23, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Global “Autonomous Car Technology Market” 2020 Research Report provides key analysis on the market status of the Autonomous Car Technology manufacturers with best facts and figures, meaning, definition, SWOT analysis, expert opinions and the latest developments across the globe. The Report also calculate the market size, Autonomous Car Technology Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share, cost structure and growth rate. The report considers the revenue generated from the sales of This Report and technologies by various application segments.

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State attorneys general meeting at White House expected to discuss alleged social media bias on Wednesday

The effort comes nearly four months after Trump signed an executive order that opened the door for the federal government to oversee the way tech companies police political speech on the Internet. The controversial directive, which has drawn a legal challenge over its constitutionality, also tasked the Department of Justice with preparing a legislative proposal to tackle the issue at the federal level.

Under Attorney General William P. Barr, the Justice Department in the past has called on Congress to adopt sweeping changes to a portion of federal law, known as Section 230, that generally spares tech giants from being held liable for a wide array of activities — including the way they moderate content across the Web.

The White House declined to comment on the exact nature of the meeting, which The Washington Post reported first on Monday.

“Online censorship goes far beyond the issue of free speech, it’s

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ParkQuest is the Best US Park & Historic Sites App for iOS | by Tech News & Recommendations | Aug, 2020

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Detailed, easy to use and highly functional, this app can be your guide for travel adventures in the US.

Whether you’re planning your first adventure to some national sites or you’re a frequent visitor that likes to explore, there are a ton of travel apps available for Android that will help you find the best places to visit, the directions to those places and all information needed to enjoy your trip without much time effort or time wasted. We have the right travel guide for you. Read more about it.

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Developed for IOS users, easy and practical to use, this comprehensive travel guide to America’s national parks can help you plan your next big adventure in a few minutes. The app will give you detailed maps, tips, and advice for exploring with just a tap on your phone, helping you find your way to all the campsites, campgrounds,

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Top 5 things to know about platform engineering

Having a platform engineering team in your company can help bridge the gap between hardware and software infrastructure. Tom Merritt lists five things to know about platform engineering.

Platform engineering teams have come around as more microservices, containers, and the like have risen up. The idea means different things in different situations but, in general, it’s a team to help you move into the cloud. Do you need one? Here are five things to know about platform engineering.

SEE: Top cloud providers in 2020: AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud, hybrid, SaaS players (TechRepublic)

  1. It’s not just a new title. Though it can seem like it. Its responsibilities may seem close to existing jobs, just with cloud stuff thrown in. If done right, a platform engineering team can bridge the gap between hardware and software infrastructure and maybe save you some money in the bargain.
  2. If you don’t have legacy
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This key internet freedom law is under siege

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Welcome to the “Tech Tuesday” edition of the Internet Insider. This week we’ll look at how Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a bedrock of the modern internet, looks like it will be a target no matter who wins the next election.

Here’s what we’ve got on deck today:

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In the 2020 election, killing Section 230 is the only bipartisan issue

No matter who wins the 2020 election, a bedrock of the modern internet will still be a target.

While President Donald Trump’s social media executive order has generated the most attention for looking to meddle with Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, it seems likely that internet’s liability shield would still be in the crosshairs under a potential Joe Biden

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Tech website names Cleveland area’s top startup companies

The Tech Tribune, an online publication providing news about technology startups from around the world, has put together a listing of the Cleveland area’s top 10 startup companies.

At the top of the list is Oarex Capital Markets Inc., a company on the West Side of Cleveland that operates an online ad revenue exchange where digital media companies can exchange invoices for capital, a transaction similar to factoring, in which a business sells its accounts receivable to a third party, often at a discount.

No. 2 is Complion, a document management and workflow platform for clinical research sites. It’s based in downtown Cleveland. No. 3 is Able, formerly EmployStream, which simplifies and automates a business’s hiring process to speed up bringing on new employees.

Tech Tribune creates similar lists for communities across the country. Working with Crunchbase, a platform for investment and funding information for public and private companies, Tech

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IAC-owned Dotdash buys Serious Eats and Simply Recipes sites from Seattle-area startup Fexy Media

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Seattle-area startup Fexy Media sold two of its food-related web properties — Serious Eats and Simply Recipes — to IAC-owned Dotdash in an all-cash deal.

The two websites reach a combined 16 million people per month. Fexy co-CEO Cliff Sharples told GeekWire that the deal will help Fexy move out of an ad-supported digital media model and focus on Relish, its other recipe website. As part of the deal, Fexy and Dotdash will partner to help grow Relish.

Dotdash operates other sites including The Spruce, Brides, Lifewire,, and more that reach a combined 100 million users per month.

“The sale and partnership with Dotdash perfectly suit the skill sets of both companies,” Sharples said. “Fexy can double down on transforming how people manage their daily grocery shopping lists, discover and plan daily meals, and seamlessly connect to grocery e-commerce for same-day delivery or in-store pickup. Dotdash

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Otava Powers Hill Country Tech Guys’ Delivery of Secure, Scalable and Reliable Cloud Services

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Otava, a global leader in secure and compliant cloud solutions, has partnered with IT solutions provider Hill Country Tech Guys to provide compliant, secure cloud infrastructure. As a security-focused IT Managed Service Provider, Hill Country Tech Guys relies on Otava’s cloud infrastructure and backup services to securely and reliably host its clients’ rapidly increasing volume of critical systems and workloads.

“We specialize in helping growing companies navigate the technology landscape for the next stage of success,” said Whit Ehrich, CEO of Hill Country Tech Guys. “By working with Otava, we can offer our clients a scalable cloud environment that allows them to be nimble, flexible and confident that their systems are available and secure.”

Like Otava, many of Hill Country Tech Guys’ clients are in data-sensitive industries such as healthcare and financial services. As such, Otava’s focus on security and

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