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WATCH: Parler CEO John Matze RIPS Big Tech for ‘Curating Content’

Business
July 31st, 2020 11:47 AM

Parler CEO John Matze slammed his Big Tech competitors following a congressional antitrust hearing, and said his site is doing its part to defend freedom of speech. In an interview with Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo, Matze gave his perspective on the antitrust hearing, and ripped Big Tech’s incessant habit of curating content.

GOP Reps Unmask Big Tech CEOs Who Claim Proud to Be American

TechWatch
July 29th, 2020 7:37 PM

Big Tech companies claim to represent American values, but their business practices say otherwise.  The CEOs of these companies declared that they were American, but then had to deal with numerous examples that undermined that patriotic claim.

We Demand Answers! What Congress Should Ask Big Tech CEOs

TechWatch
July 29th, 2020 10:44 AM

Four prominent Big Tech CEOs are set to appear before a congressional subcommittee today, and we demand answers! The CEOs of four of America’s largest Big Tech companies, including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the House Committee on the Judiciary’s Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law…

Again! Apple and TikTok Decline to Testify at Hawley Hearing

TechWatch
February 26th, 2020 7:46 AM
For the second time, tech companies Apple and TikTok have declined to testify -- this time at a March 4 Senate hearing. “This is a troubling pattern,” wrote Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) on Twitter. “What are they hiding? Don’t they think these questions matter--and deserve answers?” The Washington Post wrote that Apple did not respond to any comment. TikTok, a Chinese…

Chinese App TikTok, Apple Both ‘Refusing’ to Testify, Says Sen. Hawley

TechWatch
November 4th, 2019 1:23 PM
Two tech companies have allegedly declined to testify at a hearing held by Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) about their dealings on China. The hearing, held by the Senate Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, will focus on “How Corporations and Big Tech Leave Our Data Exposed to Criminals, China, and Other Bad Actors.”

Apple Kowtows to Chinese Pressure, Yanks Apps Helping Protesters

TechWatch
October 10th, 2019 2:10 PM
Apple has no problem being woke, except when it might cost the company billions of dollars. Apple removed an app, called HKmap.live, from the app store after it received criticism from the Chinese government. People’s Daily, the Chinese state newspaper, wrote a piece on Oct. 8 criticizing Apple. Two days later, Apple pulled the app down, saying it “threatens public safety.…

Visa Won’t Block Gun Sales, CEO Tells Legislators to ‘Get Busy’

Business
August 8th, 2019 5:07 PM
Following the horrific mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH, CNBC asked Visa CEO Alfred Kelly about the role of corporations in gun control. Kelly condemned the shootings and called for legislative action on gun control, but defended his company’s processing of gun sales on CNBC’s Squawk Alley August 7. CNBC technology reporter Deirdre Bosa asked him if his views had…
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NBC Ignores Apple's 20K New Jobs, CBS Censors the Role of Tax Cuts

January 17th, 2018 8:51 PM
The GOP tax cuts scored yet another win on Wednesday when tech giant Apple cited the cuts as a driving factor for their newly announced plans to build a new campus, create 20,000 new jobs, and invest $350 billion in the U.S. economy among other exciting announcements. But despite the great news, NBC Nightly News and Spanish-language networks Univision and Telemundo failed to cover the story at…

Apple Encourages Users to Fund Left-Wing SPLC

Business
August 22nd, 2017 9:57 AM
Giving $1 million to the conservative-bashing Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) wasn’t enough for Apple. It is matching donations by its employees and using iTunes to encourage users to donate even more to the SPLC, which regularly depicts mainstream conservative organizations as “hate groups.”

Apple CEO Tells WashPost He Got Cooper’s Advice Before Coming Out

Business
August 15th, 2016 5:22 PM
Before Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly revealed his sexuality, he received advice from CNN’s Anderson Cooper — who came out publicly in 2012. That’s what Cook told The Washington Post in a wide-ranging interview including his views on homosexuality and environmentalism.

Tim Cook: FBI Goof Complicated San Bernardino iPhone Investigation

February 24th, 2016 9:48 PM
In an interview aired tonight on ABC's World News Tonight, Apple CEO Tim Cook told anchor David Muir that it was FBI incompetence that essentially led to the San Bernardino's county-issued iPhone to be locked up and its data inaccessible. What's more, lamented Cook, he learned about the court order, like the rest of the country, from the media rather than directly from…

Apple Gets Kid-Glove Treatment After CEO Emails CNBC's Jim Cramer

August 25th, 2015 1:01 PM
It doesn't seem likely that an oil company CEO would get the benefit of the doubt Apple CEO Tim Cook received from the press yesterday after he emailed well-known financial commentator and investment adviser Jim Cramer about his company's performance in China. In an email read over the air on CNBC, Cook reported that "we have continued to experience strong growth for our…

Lefty Apple Pays Musicians 27 Times Less Than Sweatshop Laborers

June 26th, 2015 9:35 AM
Left-wing Apple is huge and popular with the technorati. It became the world’s first company worth $700 billion, and was once rich enough to buy the entire island of Cyprus. But Apple said it can only afford to pay musicians pennies an hour for streaming their music, approximately 27 times less than Chinese factory workers earned making the Apple Watch. Apple came under intense…

Kos: Success of Apple ‘Lays Waste to Conservative Ideology’

April 30th, 2015 6:06 PM
Apple Inc. is not merely a tech company; it’s also a destroyer of right-wing doctrine. That was the main argument of a Tuesday blog post by Daily Kos founder and publisher Markos Moulitsas. Kos asserted that the huge success of the California-based Apple refutes the “conservatives [who] bray incessantly about the Golden State's ‘high taxes and burdensome regulations.…