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Max Michael

Senior Writer

I’m a technology reporter located near the Innovation District of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario.

Articles by Max Michael

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US Regulator Closes Tesla Investigation, Will Not Recall Vehicles


As we reported back in June, The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA) had opened an investigation in

Published: Thu, 01/19/2017 - 15:43

China Passes Cybersecurity Law Despite Foreign Criticism


China has adopted a new cybersecurity law which has been criticized by foreign commenters as worsening the cens

Published: Mon, 11/07/2016 - 21:20
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Facebook Investigated in Germany Over Hate Speech


Facebook has come under tremendous pressure in Germany to remove hate speech from its platform.

Published: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 19:41

Belgian Court Fines Skype for Not Intercepting Communications


The Belgian newspaper Het Belang van Limburg has reported that Skype has been fined €30,00

Published: Mon, 10/31/2016 - 18:12
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Merkel Wants Online Platforms to Reveal Algorithms


Speaking at a conference Munich earlier this week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on large Internet platforms to

Published: Fri, 10/28/2016 - 17:11

FCC Publishes Broadband Privacy Rules


The Federal Communications Commission(FCC) has adopted new rules which broadband providers must adhere to regarding the privacy of customer data.

Published: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 17:27
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Twitter Announces Layoffs, Lackluster Growth in Q3 Report


In its quarterly report for Q3 of 2016, Twitter has announced a restructuring which will see 9%

Published: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 15:50

AT&T Secretly Gave Information On Network to Government Agencies


Documents obtained by The Daily Beast have shed light on AT&T's massive data mining op

Published: Tue, 10/25/2016 - 18:47
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Chinese Firm Recalls Devices Used in Last Week's DDoS Attack


Last week, a DDoS attack targeting the DNS provider Dyn managed to disrupt access to many popular sites like Twitter,

Published: Mon, 10/24/2016 - 21:44
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Facebook Moderators Wanted Hateful Trump Post Removed


Inside sources have told that Wall Street Journal that the Facebook moderation te

Published: Mon, 10/24/2016 - 18:47
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Botnet DDoS'd DNS Provider, Disrupted Many Top Websites


Yesterday, people in certain geographical regions found themselves unable to acces

Published: Sat, 10/22/2016 - 16:33

T-Mobile Settles with FCC Over Misleading Plans


Today, the FCC announced that it had reached a settlement with T-Mobile concerning the company's m

Published: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 18:40