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A Harvard Business School professor says that it might be a good idea to shut down Facebook or Google for ‘a day or a week in order to show that it is democracy that rules here’

Shoshana ZuboffTill Rimmele/Getty Images Shoshana Zuboff, professor emerita at Harvard Business School and author of works including “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism,” is this year’s Axel Springer Award winner. Mathias Döpfner, CEO of Axel Springer, sat down with Zuboff to talk about her work on the internet economy. Axel Springer is Business Insider’s parent company. […]

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Apple wants to acquire Intel’s 5G business to build its own modems, sources claim

Enlarge / A 5G Intel logo is seen during the Mobile World Congress on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona. Miquel Benitez/Getty Images Apple is still looking into the possibility of acquiring Intel’s Germany-based modem business, The Information claimed yesterday, citing sources familiar with Apple’s plans. Intel has reportedly considered selling off pieces of its modem […]

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Google reportedly ends business with Huawei, will cut it off from Play Store

Enlarge / Huawei’s latest flagship, the P30 Pro. Huawei President Trump issued an executive order last week banning “foreign adversaries” from doing telecommunication business in the US. The move was widely understood as a ban on Huawei products, and now we’re starting to see the fallout. According to a report from Reuters, Google has “suspended” […]