big tech

  • U.S. Lawmakers Want to Know Why the Hell Apple Is Blocking Beeper Mini

    U.S. Lawmakers Want to Know Why the Hell Apple Is Blocking Beeper Mini

    Apple’s recent move to block Beeper Mini, the app that lets Android users chat with iPhone through the iMessage protocol, has caught the eye and a fair bit of ire of several U.S. congresspeople. Now lawmakers are calling for an investigation into the tech giant over “potential anticompetitive treatment” of the smaller messaging app. On…


  • EU Court Says Amazon Is Not a ‘Very Large Online Platform,’ for Now

    EU Court Says Amazon Is Not a ‘Very Large Online Platform,’ for Now

    Amazon stalled the European Union’s Digital Services Act (DSA) requirements by claiming it isn’t a very large online platform, according to a court ruling on Wednesday. In April, the EU ordered the tech company to abide by DSA rules to regulate its content moderation policies and provide ad-transparency data. EU regulators listed Amazon as one of…