EU chief warns over ‘unfiltered’ hate speech and calls for Biden to back rules for big tech – ITPro.works

In a speech to the European Parliament today marking the inauguration of US president Joe Biden, the president of the European Commission has called for Europe and the US to … Read More

Former Salesforce chief scientist announces new search engine to take on Google – ITPro.works

Richard Socher, former chief scientist at Salesforce, who helped build the Einstein artificial intelligence platform, is taking on a new challenge — and it’s a doozy. Socher wants to fix … Read More

President-elect Joseph Biden reportedly plucks Revolution’s Ron Klain as new chief of staff – ITPro.works

President-elect Joseph Biden has plucked Ron Klain, a longtime colleague and confidant and the current executive vice president of the venture capital firm Revolution, as his White House chief of … Read More

As it heads for IPO, Palantir hires a chief accountant and gets approval from NYSE to trade – TechCrunch

After 17 years, Palantir is getting closer and closer to its public debut later this month. We’ve been covering different facets of the company’s direct listing process, including concerns about … Read More

Former NSA chief General Keith Alexander is now on Amazon’s board – TechCrunch

General Keith Alexander, who oversaw the National Security Agency when Edward Snowden revealed the shocking extent of its illegal wiretapping and data collection programs, has joined Amazon’s board as a … Read More

Chief CEO Carolyn Childers, Reboot.io CEO Jerry Colona, Ureeka co-founder Melissa Bradley are coming to Disrupt 2020 – TechCrunch

Becoming a successful leader isn’t a one-size-fits-all formula. Each startup — depending on the industry and internal culture — has its own needs. The hard part is figuring out what … Read More

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