UK Regulates 'Online Harm': Tech in 60 Seconds
Can the U.K. successfully regulate online harm?
That is going to be hard! The UK would really like to wipe toxic content off the Internet. But who defines it? How does that really work? It's hard to determine. One man's toxicity is another man's fair debate.
What will happen if the Senate rejects that neutrality legislation?
The Senate will reject net neutrality legislation. It is a partisan issue and the Senate is run by Republicans. So what happens? Well maybe some bad things will happen or relitigate it in 2020. Meanwhile, the Democrats will fundraise on it.
Can robots help make Walmart competitive against Amazon?
Walmart is adding lots of robots to their stores. It's not really where they compete against Amazon, but it could make the company more efficient, which will help the general battle.
What is the Pentagon's JEDI contract?
It is a massive cloud contract. Right now they've said it's down to two companies - Amazon and Microsoft. There's 10 billion dollars at stake and it's making all the cloud vendors get a little bit nasty.
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