Advertising chief accuses Apple, privacy advocates and politicians of being ‘extremists’

In an unusual keynote at the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s annual leadership meeting in Florida last week, CEO David Cohen called privacy activists, academics, politicians left and right and even Apple “extremists” for criticizing the ad industry and its support for toughening privacy. legislation. “Extremists are winning the battle for hearts and minds in Washington, D.C., … Read more

What layoffs in technology and the media say about the economy

This is a newsletter by Derek Thompson about business, technology, and how to solve some of America’s biggest problems. Register here to receive it every week. Alphabet, the parent company of Google, announced today that it plans to cut 12,000 jobs, joining a slate of technology and media layoffs that already includes Microsoft, Meta, Amazon, … Read more