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Alex Webb

Alex Webb

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Why Is Zuckerberg So Relaxed About UK Online Speech Rules?

Britain’s plans to regulate online content have triggered an unsurprising furor about censorship.

What Microsoft Can Teach Facebook About Playing Nice

As another European Commission mega-fine on Alphabet Inc.

UK’s Tech Tax Is Both Pointless and Essential

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has, unexpectedly, forged ahead with plans to i

Will Nick Clegg Succeed in his Mission?

The two most catastrophic stops on Facebook Inc.'s tour of apology around the world's legislatures w

Things Are Finally Looking Up for Chipmakers

When you're trying to work out what's going to happen next year in the semiconductor industry, there

Google’s Mortal Enemy Does It a $95 Billion Favor

As far as Alphabet Inc.’s Google is concerned, the EU taketh away but it giveth too. The first pa

The World Cup Offers Some Respite From Netflix

Bookmakers name Brazil, Germany, France and Spain the favorites for soccer’s World Cup, which kicked

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