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The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law

Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law

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California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion...
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12:16, 07/18/2019

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00:16, 07/30/2019

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and p...
18:16, 08/13/2019

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23:48, 04/30/2019

FaceApp's viral success proves we will never take our digital privacy seriously In early 2017, a service called FaceApp received a wave of press for using artificial intelligence to transform pictures of faces, making them look ol...
21:32, 07/21/2019

Privacy Missteps Cast Cloud Over Digital Assistants A series of privacy missteps in recent months has raised fresh concerns over the future of voice-controlled digital assistants, a growing market seen ...
02:48, 08/04/2019

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the s...
22:00, 07/10/2019

Updates to the Privacy Act coming as feds announce promised digital charter Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the d...
22:48, 05/21/2019

Privacy Advocates Demand That the FTC Investigate Amazon's Digital Assistant for Kids Last year, Amazon released a cute little children’s version of its digital assistant, and just like the flagship product it is modeled after, it may a...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to criti...
16:16, 05/31/2019

Gannett Set to Win Proxy Fight With Digital First Gannett is poised to retain control of its entire board in a proxy fight with a hedge-fund-backed rival that made a hostile bid for the USA Today owne...
12:32, 05/16/2019

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in ...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Countries must unite to fight digital deception | Ann M Ravel The global epidemic of disinformation is an urgent threat to democracies around the world. We must present a united frontMost people are aware of the ...
09:48, 07/05/2019

France Moves Toward Digital Tax, Stoking Fight With White House The French Senate voted to impose a tax on Facebook, Google and other American technology giants despite a blunt warning from the Trump administration...
17:32, 07/11/2019

In Gannett Proxy Fight, ISS Adviser Backs One Digital First Nominee Digital First Media, the hedge fund-backed media company pushing Gannett to sell itself, picked up some support as it seeks board seats at the USA Tod...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Gannett revenue falls, digital subscriptions rise as fight continues with MNG Gannett reported declining revenue but an increase in paid digital subscriptions as it tried to fend off a hostile takeover attempt.   ...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Neil Young book chronicles fight to improve digital music Music legend Neil Young has spent several years trying (and failing) to push high-resolution music to the masses. A new book by Young tells the story ...
06:48, 05/07/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
17:16, 05/16/2019

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15:32, 07/16/2019

Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for digital infrastructure fund -sources Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack, has raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure...
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15:16, 05/10/2019

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05:00, 07/02/2019

Videos allegedly show UFC's BJ Penn in bar fight, getting knocked out in street fight Videos obtained by TMZ appear to show UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn in fights outside the Lava Shack bar and also in the street in Hawaii.   ...
02:16, 08/29/2019

Maryland hotel room fight actually just loud sex, woman says before allegedly getting in fight with guard The sounds of two women engaged in what those nearby believed to be a fight inside a Maryland hotel room Monday reportedly led to a surprising sexual ...
04:32, 09/13/2019

‘We Will Fight Back.’ Immigration Groups Vow to Fight Trump Restrictions on Green Cards Immigration groups vowed to fight a Trump Administration plan to deny green cards to applicants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms of publi...
11:48, 08/13/2019

Anthony Joshua fight prize money: How much will AJ make from Andy Ruiz Jr fight? ANTHONY JOSHUA is making his US debut against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden tonight, but how much will the heavyweight champion pocket in priz...
00:48, 06/02/2019

| Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the...
16:32, 08/19/2019

Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight Although "cleared to fight", should Dillian Whyte have been allowed to box Oscar Rivas on July 20? Elliot Worsell investigates The post Dillian Whyte ...
03:48, 07/31/2019

China ready for U.S. trade talks, but ‘if they want to fight we will fight’: ambassador China's new ambassador to the United Nations says that U.S. sanctions and increasing tariffs hurt China and the world, and definitely are not "in the ...
23:48, 08/02/2019

Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ Richard Williams, ‘The Secret’ reflects on his career, what he’s learned and fighting Sergio Martinez twice. He speaks to John Dennen The post Richar...
02:48, 08/09/2019

'The all-electric Vauxhall Corsa is a landmark car for EVs' Opinion 29 May, 2019 The new Vauxhall Corsa has gone electric and editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks this could be a game changer for e...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Landmark HIV case may be the second person ever to be ‘cured’ A person in the UK appears to have had HIV eliminated from his body thanks to a bone marrow transplant from someone with genetic resistance to the vir...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Ruling due in landmark athletics case Caster Semenya is challenging a rule to restrict the level of testosterone permitted in female runners in a case about athletes with differences of se...
11:48, 05/01/2019

AB5, Landmark Bill Protecting Gig Workers in California, Becomes Law The hard-fought bill that may one day give full employee status to workers engaged in the gig economy spearheaded by companies like Uber, Lyft, and Do...
21:00, 09/18/2019

Hundreds Of Migrants Occupy Paris Landmark Hundreds of undocumented migrants surged into the Pantheon in central Paris on Friday, briefly occupying the vaunted memorial complex to demand talks ...
00:16, 07/13/2019

| Landmark verdict due in Semenya's case against IAAF The world's sports court will decide Wednesday on South African runner Caster Semenya's challenge against rules regulating testosterone in female athl...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Unseen Louboutins To Go On Display In Landmark Exhibition He of iconic red-soled heels has lent the 12th arrondissement institution shoes from his personal archive – including designs that have never been see...
18:48, 06/06/2019

Ecuador legalizes same-sex marriage in landmark case The ruling is “a joy for our entire community and Ecuador,” said plaintiff Efraín Soria.        ...
05:16, 06/14/2019

New VW Touareg One Million celebrates production landmark News 23 Jul, 2019 The special edition model celebrates the production of the one millionth Volkswagen Touareg by adding a range of extra...
21:32, 07/23/2019

| SA woman makes landmark Everest summit A South African women reached the top of Mount Everest in what is believed to be the first summit of the world's highest mountain by a black African w...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Landmark Russia, Ukraine prisoner swap After lengthy negotiations, Russia and Ukraine carried out a major prisoner exchange. While Ukraine saw prominent film-maker Oleg Sentsov and others f...
05:16, 09/08/2019

Sarajevo hosts landmark gay pride parade The capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo, has held its first ever gay pride event amid heavy security. The event was dubbed "Ima Izac!," which roug...
04:48, 09/09/2019

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Landmark women's World Cup set to be game-changer As the United States began celebrating their World Cup win over the Netherlands on Sunday, FIFA president Gianni Infantino strode out on to the field ...
22:32, 07/07/2019

American Pies: Recipes From a Landmark Cafe Down a Virginia country road, a small cafe slings history by the slice. Beyond the superb blueberry crumble and lemon meringue, the spot’s centenarian...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Belgian far-right leader in landmark audience with the king BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium’s King Philippe has received the leader of the far-right, anti-immigrant Vlaams Belang at the royal palace, the first ti...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a prece...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Landmark INF nuclear arms treaty is history: What now? A landmark nuclear treaty ends. Is Europe returning to the Cold War era? Germany is aiming to prevent an arms race and keep dialogue channels with Rus...
00:16, 08/02/2019

Landmark UN plastic waste pact gets approved but not by US Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United States,...
19:16, 05/11/2019

S&P Rating Is Landmark for Chinese Bond Market S&P Global became the first foreign credit-rating company to offer an independent assessment of risk in China’s vast domestic debt market, giving a to...
14:48, 07/11/2019

It’s ‘Ambitious’ — But Possible — to Eradicate Malaria by 2050, According to a Landmark Report It may be possible to eradicate malaria—one of history’s deadliest diseases—from the planet by 2050, according to a coalition of 41 ...
21:48, 09/09/2019

Yamaha Crosses 10 Million Production Landmark In India Japanese two-wheeler giant, Yamaha Motor has announced a production milestone of 10 million units in India. The company achieved the landmark producti...
13:32, 05/14/2019

Doctors to end care for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors treating French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert, who has been in a deep vegetative state for more than a decade, plan to stop feeding him this we...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision The ruling, which does not allow for the sale of the drug, is now under review by a higher court at the government's request. The organization backing...
04:16, 08/21/2019

Raptors beat Warriors in landmark NBA Finals opener The Toronto Raptors, with the support of an entire nation behind them, won the first NBA Finals game played outside the United States with a thrilling...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Men's round-up: Auger-Aliassime clinches landmark Wimbledon win "Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime celebrated his country\u0027s national day with his first Grand Slam main draw victory, beating compatriot Va...
19:16, 07/01/2019

Vietnam, EU sign landmark free trade deal The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way f...
17:48, 06/30/2019

Semenya loses landmark testosterone rule case After close to a year of bitter arguments around what equates to sporting fairness and potential human rights infringements, Caster Semenya is set to ...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan's busy d...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Ramos hailed as 'role model' before appearance landmark "Sergio Ramos has been hailed as \"a special player\" and \"role model\" as he prepares to lead his team out in Sunday\u0027s Euro 2020 qualifier agai...
23:32, 09/07/2019

An oral history of the landmark Apollo 11 moon landing President John F. Kennedy’s proposal to Congress in May 1961 to land a man on the moon before the decade’s end was met not with unified support, but r...
21:16, 07/16/2019

The Landmark U.S.-Russia Arms Control Treaty Is Dead (WASHINGTON) — A landmark arms control treaty that President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed three decades ago is dead,...
08:48, 08/02/2019

France loses landmark court case over air pollution Mother and daughter win legal fight to hold state responsible for failing to tackle problemThe French state has failed to do enough to limit air pollu...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Doctor on trial in landmark Netherlands euthanasia case A doctor from a Dutch nursing home is on trial in a landmark case after performing euthanasia on a woman with dementia who prosecutors say may have ha...
00:48, 08/28/2019

ECJ hears landmark case over Facebook data security Are EU citizens protected enough from US surveillance when Facebook transfers their personal data? The job of answering that question now lies with Eu...
14:16, 07/09/2019

Japanese man prepares for landmark case against dolphin hunts Taiji resident will testify in attempt to ban activity as part of charity’s legal challenge A man from Taiji, the Japanese fishing town whose annual s...
23:00, 05/16/2019

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and no...
07:32, 09/11/2019

Trump reaches ‘landmark’ immigration deal with Guatemala President Trump announced Friday that Guatemala would agree to restrict asylum applications to the US from Central America. The so-called “safe ...
01:00, 07/27/2019

Eiffel Tower closed after man tries to climb Paris landmark Firefighters at scene as intruder seen dangling near top of towerThe Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a man tried to scale it.The man could be se...
21:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest ...
21:32, 05/15/2019

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
14:48, 06/18/2019

US in energy landmark as renewables produce more electricity than coal In April, renewables provided 23% compared to coal’s 20%‘The fate of coal has been sealed. The market has spoken’The US generated more electricity fro...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Japanese celebrate landmark Goodwood win by Deirdre in Nassau • Japan racing’s 19-year wait for second Group One winner is over• Dettori foiled in attempt to win four consecutive Group OnesJapan racing’s 19-year ...
07:48, 08/02/2019

| Mozambique rivals hail 'new era' as they sign landmark peace deal Mozambique's government and the ex-rebel group Renamo have completed a long-awaited peace pact, inking a final deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
18:16, 08/08/2019

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with t...
18:48, 05/23/2019

California passes landmark gig workers’ rights bill — here’s what that means California legislators on Tuesday approved a landmark bill that would consider contractors for companies like Uber and Lyft as “employees.” The state ...
07:32, 09/12/2019

Landmark paternity case challenges Japan's work culture A 38-year-old Japanese national has filed a lawsuit against his employer for alleged harassment after taking paternity leave, in a landmark case that ...
14:00, 09/12/2019

Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns Up to 4,000 Indigenous women and girls killed or missingJustin Trudeau: ‘We have failed you. We will fail you no longer’Canadians can no longer turn a...
22:32, 06/03/2019

Abandoned sketch found under landmark Leonardo da Vinci work Much-discussed Virgin of the Rocks to be centrepiece of National Gallery exhibitionAn “abandoned composition” by Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opi...
15:48, 05/24/2019

"Accidental" Australia Captain Tim Paine On Verge Of Ashes Landmark If Australia avoid defeat in the 5th Test, Tim Paine will join the list of Australia captains who have led the team to an Ashes series win in England....
07:48, 09/10/2019

Ruben Tejada back with Mets years after landmark injury Ruben Tejada is back with the Mets, but he's here because the Mets suffered a devastating loss in Jeff McNeil.      ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satel...
16:48, 05/24/2019

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers California lawmakers passed a landmark bill that will make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of e...
19:00, 09/11/2019

Doctors end life support for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors stopped giving food and water to French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert on Monday, lawyers said, renewing a fierce debate over the right to die t...
22:00, 05/20/2019

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would m...
11:00, 09/11/2019

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a c...
05:32, 06/12/2019

Taiwan parliament weighs landmark same-sex measures ahead of vote Taiwan's parliament on Friday discussed measures to legalize same-sex marriage ahead of a landmark vote that could make the self-ruled island the firs...
06:48, 05/17/2019

Recreational cocaine use approved for two people in landmark decision in Mexico An anti-crime group hopes the decision will push authorities to put more resources towards the prevention of violent crimes.     ...
00:48, 08/22/2019

Venice Beach May Lose a Landmark: A Mark di Suvero Sculpture The 60-foot-tall sculpture, a popular meeting point for nearly two decades, will be dismantled and moved by the end of the year unless Los Angeles fin...
04:32, 04/30/2019

Landmark ruling removes 'virgin' status for Bangladesh brides Bangladesh's high court has ruled the nation's marriage registration forms will replace the word "virgin" with "unmarried," when referring to women's ...
08:48, 08/28/2019

In Landmark Discovery, Skull Of Ancient Human Ancestor Unearthed Scientists on Wednesday announced the landmark discovery in Ethiopia of a nearly complete skull of an early human ancestor that lived 3.8 million year...
21:48, 08/28/2019

Cliff divers leap from Beirut landmark in international tour Cliff divers used to competing in isolated spots have been leaping into the Mediterranean in bustling Beirut, the first time the Lebanese capital's la...
00:32, 07/16/2019

French weight-loss pill scandal set for landmark trial A landmark French trial will from next week seek to settle one of the country's biggest pharmaceutical scandals, probing whether the company behind a ...
15:32, 09/20/2019

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion econ...
05:00, 07/08/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.     ...
01:16, 05/14/2019

African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion eco...
18:00, 07/07/2019

Stormzy's stab-vest for landmark Glastonbury gig designed by Banksy A Union Jack emblazoned stab-proof vest worn by British rapper Stormzy for his history-making headline performance at the Glastonbury Music Festival w...
19:32, 06/30/2019

Landmark Israel-Egypt Energy Alliance Hits Snags A $15 billion natural-gas deal between Israel and Egypt faces legal challenges and concerns about security threats from Islamic State, casting uncerta...
09:16, 09/08/2019

Cuba: landmark gay rights march planned despite reported threats Plan follows cancellation of state-backed Pride-style event, after officials claimed it could be used for anti-government activityCuban gay rights act...
03:00, 05/12/2019

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of A...
14:48, 07/04/2019

French priest defrocked for abusing Scouts in landmark case France’s Catholic Church has stripped the priest at the center of a high-level misconduct scandal of his clerical status while finding him guilty of s...
21:00, 07/04/2019

Australia recover to beat Brazil despite Marta's landmark goal Australia came from two goals down to defeat Brazil 3-2 in the women's World Cup on Thursday, as an own goal from Monica capped a superb fightback and...
22:32, 06/13/2019

Youth climate activists set for nationwide rallies ahead of landmark case Young people to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg o...
07:16, 06/01/2019

Landmark US case to expose rampant racial bias behind the death penalty Top capital lawyers head to North Carolina as judges consider the cases of four inmates who faced ‘bleached’ juriesThe dark secret of America’s death ...
12:48, 08/25/2019

Trump announces ‘landmark agreement’ with Guatemala to restrict asylum claims President Trump on Friday announced a so-called "safe third country" deal with Guatemala to restrict asylum claims to the United States from Central A...
06:16, 07/27/2019

Iran to breach uranium enrichment limits set by landmark nuclear deal Tehran has started to increase uranium enrichment beyond the threshold it agreed to as part of a landmark nuclear deal, the Iranian government announc...
12:48, 07/07/2019

The right to a free and fair vote in America might rest on this landmark court case Plaintiffs in North Carolina say Republicans drew maps ‘impervious to the will of the voters’ that will be used in 2020In all the history of American ...
16:16, 07/27/2019

Landmark hearing exposes climate change gulf among Republicans and Democrats A landmark House Ways and Means Committee hearing Wednesday, the first focused on climate change in a dozen years, illuminated the gulf between Democr...
00:16, 05/16/2019

Spain's 'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape in landmark ruling Spain's Supreme Court on Friday ruled that five men who attacked a teenager at a bull-running festival were guilty of rape not the lesser crime of sex...
19:48, 06/21/2019

Ohio Attorney General Seeks Delay of Landmark Opioid Trial Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is asking an appellate court to halt a coming high-profile trial seeking to hold the pharmaceutical industry accountab...
04:16, 08/31/2019

Eiffel Tower Evacuated and Closed Down After Man Began Scaling the Paris Landmark (PARIS) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down on Monday after a man began scaling the Paris monument, eventually stopping his climb n...
02:00, 05/21/2019

New York bookstore clashes with de Blasio over historic landmark designation: 'It's really no honor' The owner of an iconic bookstore is pushing back on New York City's decision to commemorate it with a historic landmark designation, blasting it as "e...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Russia, Ukraine Swap Prisoners In Landmark Sign Of Thawing Relations Russia and Ukraine carried out a long-awaited prisoner swap on Saturday in a step that could thaw a deep freeze in relations since Moscow's annexation...
22:48, 09/07/2019

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has be...
05:32, 06/06/2019

Eiffel Tower closed as man climbs upper section of Paris landmark The Eiffel Tower has been closed and surrounding streets are on lockdown after a man was spotted scaling the upper part of the 1,000ft high landmark....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Brazil-born Elkeson included in China squad in landmark move "Brazil-born striker Elkeson is in line to become the first player without Chinese heritage to represent China after the country\u0027s football autho...
15:16, 08/18/2019

Factbox: Merkel's coalition finalizes German landmark climate plan German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition parties start marathon talks on Thursday to agree a landmark climate action plan designed to help Europe's...
16:00, 09/19/2019

Champions League: Lionel Messi's landmark moment crowns Barcelona victory Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to victory in a pulsating Champions League semifinal first leg against Liverpool. A magical night marked a landmark mo...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya loses landmark case on testosterone levels Athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs) will now have to take medication in order to compete in events ranging from 400-metres to a mil...
16:16, 05/01/2019

With 5 billion set to miss out on health care, UN holds landmark summit to boost coverage Some five billion people risk missing out on health care in 2030, unless countries close glaring gaps in health coverage, a new report revealed on Sun...
16:48, 09/22/2019

California landmark workers' rights bill sends waves through gig economy firms Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft say they will avoid reclassifying their drivers and are prepared to take the issue to state votersCalifornia legislator...
06:32, 09/12/2019

Copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover used at landmark trial blocked from leaving UK The Government has blocked the export of the copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover used by the judge in the landmark obscenity trial over DH Lawrence's cont...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, ...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Caster Semenya loses landmark legal case against IAAF over testosterone levels • Olympic 800m champion must reduce testosterone to compete• Cas rejects appeal against ‘discriminatory’ IAAF policyThe South African 800m Olympic cha...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Hate content pledge is a landmark in how social networks will operate, ad group chair says The "Christchurch Call," a new pledge to stop hateful content from appearing online, will have a significant impact on how social networks operate, ac...
16:16, 05/16/2019

California Passes Landmark Bill Requiring Contract Workers to Be Labeled as Employees California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such “gig-economy” companies as ride-hailing giants Uber Techn...
21:16, 09/11/2019

Landmark London toystore Hamleys bought by Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani Mukesh Ambani, an Indian billionaire, has purchased the world's oldest toy store from its Chinese owners. Ambani has rapidly expanded his core busines...
23:00, 05/10/2019

UN chief lauds Philippines’ ‘landmark achievement’ on setting up transition authority in Bangsamoro United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Philippines on Friday for establishing a government body to push forward the forma...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Caster Semenya hints she may end legal battle following judges' landmark verdict Caster Semenya has hinted she might be ready to end any further legal fight after losing her case with the IAAF at the Court of Arbitration for Sport ...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper turns in a landmark win at U.S. outdoor track nationals His victory in a 400-meter semifinal will give him a shot to reach the world championships, but that spot, if he earns it, might get settled in a cour...
22:48, 07/27/2019

D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings....
07:00, 06/06/2019

Djokovic ready to fire at Roland Garros as Grand Slam landmark beckons World number one Novak Djokovic believes he is peaking at the perfect moment to win four successive Grand Slam titles for the second time in his caree...
21:16, 05/24/2019

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say, ...
21:48, 08/05/2019

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recove...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Dutch doctor on trial as landmark euthanasia case involving dementia sufferer, 74, opens A landmark euthanasia trial opened in the Netherlands Monday seeking to pinpoint what to do with dementia patients who have previously stated their wi...
17:48, 08/27/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Relocate Headquarters to Chicago's Landmark Old Post Office Building CHICAGO – September 17, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced plans to...
18:17, 09/17/2019

California passes landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The Democrat-led California legislature passed legislation on Wednesday that would require gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft to stop classif...
23:16, 09/11/2019

Harvard Scientists Make 'Landmark' Discovery in Synthesizing Anti-Cancer Molecules Found in Sea Sponges Harvard and Japanese scientists say they’ve made a “landmark” discovery in cancer drug development. In a new study published Monday, they say they hav...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson risks landmark Brexit defeat as MPs prepare for key vote amid election threat Key vote tonight after PM's election threat Rebel Hammond vows: We have numbers to win Savage blast by Justine Greening as she stands down Read our li...
19:32, 09/03/2019

Gavin Newsom signs landmark bill making Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed legislation intended to force "gig economy" businesses such as Uber and Lyft to classify their worker...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Shrinking biodiversity poses major risk to the future of global food and agriculture, landmark UN report shows With the biodiversity of plants cultivated for food shrinking, the global population’s health, livelihoods and environment are under severe threat. Th...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Paris Notre Dame cathedral rebuilding plans begin; fire-damaged landmark still attracts tourists Notre Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it did just before the flames appeared: a construction site. Rebuilding plans have begun and tourists visit. ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Mandy Moore shared photos from her Mount Everest 'viewing trek' amid record deaths and overcrowding at landmark Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Mandy Moore teamed up with clothing brand Eddie Bauer for a trekking trip to Mount Everest's base camp as part of their "Wh...
03:16, 05/26/2019

Stunning vintage photos show Tower Bridge through the decades, from its construction in 1894 to a landmark on London's modern skyline Spectacular vintage photographs show how Tower Bridge has endured over the years as its surroundings on the River Thames and its banks have changed th...
18:00, 06/30/2019

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on. &...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Rafael Nadal powers past Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final, earning a career first landmark over his long time rival Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images Rafael Nadal powered past Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 in the Italian Open final on Sunday. It was the f...
22:48, 05/19/2019

Times Square fire: Firefighters rush to New York landmark after billboard fire Firefighters are battling a blaze in one of New York's most recognisable landmarks after flames were seen billowing out of a billboard in Times Square...
23:16, 05/18/2019

Exclusive: The 'Friends' Central Perk couch is traveling to a landmark near you Warner Bros. is installing 30 replicas of the iconic Central Perk 'Friends' couch around the world in honor of the hit sitcom's 25th an...
23:32, 09/03/2019

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay Oklahoma $572M in landmark opioid case Johnson & Johnson will have to pay the state of Oklahoma for its role in the opioid epidemic, a judge ruled in the country’s first civil case seeking ...
03:16, 08/27/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces landmark opioid trial in Oklahoma Drug giant accused of deceptive marketing conspiracyCivil suit says J&J was ‘kingpin’ of public health emergencyOne of the world’s largest drug compan...
15:32, 05/28/2019

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572 Million in Landmark Opioid Trial Oklahoma pursued the first case against a drug manufacturer for the national public health disaster, and the ruling may point to what lies ahead in 2,...
02:16, 08/27/2019

UFC 239: Fight-by-fight results Before Jon Jones and Amanda Nunes defend their championships at UFC 239, several undercard bouts have key implications. Here's how they're going down....
05:48, 07/07/2019

Reusable menstrual cups 'just as safe and effective as traditional products,' landmark Lancet report reveals Millions of women were today urged to switch from traditional sanitary protection as a landmark report found that reusable menstrual cups are just as ...
12:00, 07/17/2019

Digital Cold War Here’s one vision of the future: In half the world, driverless cars built by Baidu and connected by Huawei’s 5G wireless service carry residents who s...
17:48, 05/17/2019

What's been done for data privacy since GDPR? This year, privacy continues to be the most important aspect of data management as an increasing number of consumers are growing concerned about their...
13:32, 05/15/2019

An AI privacy conundrum? The neural net knows more than it says What is output by a neural network, such as an image classifier, is only a small portion of what the network in a sense "knows" about the data. And th...
02:32, 08/20/2019

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see gre...
21:32, 06/28/2019

The Best Web Browsers for Privacy and Security Your web browser knows a lot about you, and tells the sites you visit a lot about you as well—if you let it. We’ve talked about which browsers are bes...
14:16, 08/08/2019

Microsoft 365 Gets More Privacy Controls Microsoft has added new features to Microsoft 365 that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investig...
19:16, 05/01/2019

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.  &...
18:32, 05/31/2019

The FTC Wants More Privacy, Less Zuckerberg, at Facebook As part of a $5 billion settlement, Facebook agreed to potentially sweeping changes in how it manages privacy. But some doubt they'll alter the compan...
01:16, 07/25/2019

Birth control goes digital (KPRC) Family planning and birth control are going digital. A study from Georgetown University shows one popular family planning app – DOT ̵...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka dawdles in digital Its local banks have invested heavily in technology, but many customers still prefer the old-fashioned ways: paper ledgers and physical tellers. And w...
23:16, 04/28/2019

The 10 best digital cameras in the UAE for 2019 What's the best camera? Okay, we admit it – it's an impossible question to answer. The best camera for a pro photographer is a millio...
11:32, 06/20/2019

Is It Faster to Ask a Digital Assistant or Just Do It Yourself? The Amazon Echo and Google Home have all sorts of abilities. But is asking them something out loud actually faster than doing it yourself?...
15:48, 04/30/2019

A digital 'dress' sold for $9,500 Ever bought clothes primarily to impress your online friends? Now you might just get the chance to buy clothes that exist solely online. Dutch startup...
01:16, 05/28/2019

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G crucial for digital transformation The fifth generation of cellular technology (5G) and the sixth generation of Wi-Fi networking technology (Wi-Fi 6) will complement each other and will...
10:00, 06/23/2019

School safety goes digital (NBC News) A new industry dedicated to keeping kids safe at school is taking off. Securly bills itself as “the student safety company.” Th...
06:00, 08/20/2019

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new book...
18:48, 06/23/2019

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction Analog Week is a strange concept for me. As Lifehacker’s senior technology editor, I’m glued to a screen for most of my day. I’d love to just throw al...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Court rejects privacy suit A federal appeals court has torpedoed allegations that SiriusXM violated the Driver's Privacy Protection Act by using information collected in a deale...
07:16, 09/09/2019

Why encryption matters to your security and privacy Encryption is simply the process of converting information or data into a code that only the selected parties can read. But unlike the substitution co...
15:16, 08/22/2019

Hey Google, stop trying to redefine privacy Privacy was one of the themes of Google’s I/O keynote this year, and that’s understandable given what the competition has been doing all t...
02:16, 05/09/2019

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, t...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say It’s safe to say that plenty of the shenanigans you get up to online are being tracked, logged, or monitored by someone. Whether it’s an a...
23:32, 07/26/2019

Using FaceApp to age your photos may be fun, but you could be giving up your privacy FaceApp, which lets you take a photo of yourself and add a filter that shows you much older, is raising some concerns with privacy experts.  ...
21:32, 07/17/2019

The online privacy checklist your kids need you to have Our social media accounts offer us ways to do privacy checkups for our own online lives, but there aren’t many resources out there to help us do check...
22:16, 09/09/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic an...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Siri, sex and Apple's privacy problem As Apple prepares to launch a new iPhone, Alex Hern explores the privacy scandal around its automated personal assistant, Siri. Plus, Polly Toynbee on...
04:32, 09/10/2019

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format it...
10:16, 08/21/2019

Apple’s statement on privacy lobbying Apple spokesman Fred Sainz defended Apple’s involvement in efforts to pass privacy legislation: “We believe privacy is a fundamental human right and i...
15:48, 07/15/2019

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred...
12:16, 07/16/2019

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data prote...
19:16, 07/07/2019

When Apps get Your Medical Data, Your Privacy May Go With It Medical groups are warning that new federal data-sharing rules, enabling people to get their health records through a smartphone, could lead to invasi...
20:00, 09/03/2019

InvizBox 2 redefines what “privacy” routers can do Enlarge / The InvizBox 2 router: out-of-the-box VPN, easy Tor, and lots of ad and content blocking tools. Four years ago, in the wake of some contr...
21:00, 09/03/2019

Having Your ID Scanned at Bars Sucks For Your Privacy We’ve all been there—maybe you’ve had a little too much to drink and a bouncer is questioning your balance as they scan your ID. Unfortunately, at lea...
00:16, 05/31/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, th...
03:00, 05/11/2019

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect...
03:16, 08/13/2019

Google: new products, increased privacy (NBC News) The next generation of Google is on display this week at the company’s developer conference. Google unveiled a line of lower-cost Pix...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help byp...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)    ...
01:32, 06/04/2019

Predicting the future of internet privacy Every day, a new headline reminds us that keeping our online data private remains a constant struggle. Ongoing controversies involving Facebook and ot...
16:48, 07/10/2019

Surfshark adds new privacy features to VPN Surfshark has added on two new services to its VPN service. From mid-June 2019, HackLock and BlindSearch will be introduced as Surfshark looks to...
15:48, 05/31/2019

I don’t! Why a digital wedding startup will never work To grasp how the modern technology economy is changing us psychologically, just look at those cases where it’s failedHave you heard about the hot new ...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Why Estonia pioneered digital identity Estonia topped a poll of the most digitally advanced nations this year, according to research conducted by global community network InterNations. They...
01:32, 09/04/2019

Digital manufacturing: Agile, efficient Future-minded auto manufacturers know the potential of digital transformation, which is estimated to create $100 trillion in value across all industri...
07:32, 07/15/2019

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App With Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more oft...
23:48, 06/29/2019

Cryptocurrencies, digital tax top the agenda for G-7 meeting Finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will wrestle with risks from new digital currencies and how to tax U.S. tech companies like...
21:32, 07/16/2019

This digital marketing masterclass is a must for every new entrepreneur Even if you’ve never tackled the treacherous depths of digital advertising before, the direction from a course like the Digital Marketing Masterclass:...
14:16, 09/20/2019

U.S. Launches Probe of French Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine...
06:16, 07/11/2019

One month later, $249 All-Digital Xbox One S still seems unsustainable Psht, who needs 'em? (credit: Squirmelia) It has been about a month since Microsoft announced its disc-drive-free, "All Digital" Xbox One S. At the ...
02:48, 05/15/2019

Facebook's Future As a Digital Graveyard It’s not a wild notion for Facebook adoption to dramatically slow down over time. And while a certain board member may be hellbent on cheating death, ...
20:16, 04/29/2019

How accountants can lead digital change In business, trust is everything. Yet 70% of small businesses would not recommend their accountant, and a third suggested avoiding them completely, ac...
21:48, 09/06/2019

Digital license plates now in 3 states, with more on the way New digital license plate technology started in the San Francisco Bay Area with tech-savvy vehicle owners who wanted the convenience of over-the-air r...
13:16, 05/16/2019

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether t...
13:00, 07/11/2019

A.T. Kearney: Get used to competing in the ‘digital disorder’ era A.T. Kearney said companies should prepare for an age of "digital disorder," characterized by a complex patchwork of policies and regulations.Read Mor...
23:32, 06/25/2019

Digital journey should be naturally pushed by CEO, CFO and CIO Digital transformation has to flow in every part of the organization and should be naturally pushed by the CEO, CFO and CIO, an industry expert said.V...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Disc-less Xbox One S: everything you need to know about the all digital console As digital downloads and online streaming has changed how we consume film, TV, entertainment and games, it's no huge surprise that Microsoft has ...
01:00, 05/14/2019

CDK divesting its digital marketing business CDK's advertising segment took a hit this year when it lost its status as exclusive preferred website provider and manager for Chevrolet, Buick and GM...
20:48, 06/28/2019

Pearson goes 'digital first' in U.S. college market Pearson, the world's biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form first, in a break fro...
01:32, 07/16/2019

Xbox One does away with discs in new $249 All-Digital Edition Discs! What are they good for? Well, they’re nice if you don’t want to be tied to an online-only ecosystem. But if you don’t mind th...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Looking at the bigger picture of Making Tax Digital April 1st saw the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD), a scheme aimed at bringing manual VAT return processes for UK businesses up to date with m...
13:32, 05/02/2019

J.D. Salinger’s Books Are Finally Going Digital (NEW YORK) — You’ll finally be able to catch the late J.D. Salinger’s books in digital format. Longtime Salinger publisher Little, B...
11:58, 08/12/2019

We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech Opinion: Framing our concerns with tech as issues of privacy or responsibility focuses narrowly on symptoms, not on the systemic issue—we need digital...
22:00, 05/28/2019

You Can Now Get Paid $1,000 to Take a Digital Detox For the Weekend If you can stand a weekend away from your phone for a digital detox, you could make a fast $1,000. Thanks to Satellite Internet, an online resource th...
22:16, 08/07/2019

Cortana could soon be the best digital assistant – with a little help from friends Opening up access to Cortana to third-party hardware, and Windows 10 to competing services like Amazon’s Alexa, seemed like the death knell for...
06:16, 05/07/2019

EU Regulators Scrutinize Digital-Ad Companies Digital-advertising companies are coming under pressure to make sure they don’t violate the European Union’s strict privacy rules when they share webs...
10:48, 08/02/2019

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate ...
00:00, 06/09/2019

How to neutralize the digital threat you carry everywhere Your smartphone is your confidante, your hand-held connection to the world — and one of your biggest vulnerabilities.     &...
22:48, 08/17/2019

Samsung and Mastercard team up on Digital ID Mobile shopping could be set for a major security boost following a new partnership between Mastercard and Samsung.The card provider has announced it ...
19:16, 05/22/2019

The digital displacement of sports fandom The digital social media market for sports fans is fragmented. It seems counterintuitive, so let's examine the motivations and opportunities in this u...
03:48, 07/30/2019

UK businesses falling behind in digital transformation As organizations across Europe move increasingly into a digital age, new research from Kyocera has revealed that the UK is losing ground in its adapta...
00:16, 06/13/2019

Learn the ins and outs of digital marketing for just $35 Get a heads up on all the strategies needed to sell in the digital space with the training in The Silicon Valley Digital Marketers Bundle. The package...
20:32, 07/19/2019

Is a Digital Scale More Accurate Than Analog? We’ve all stepped on an old, analog scale and insisted the number was wrong—it must be the scale! But is buying an expensive, new digital scale with ...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to speak about privacy and regulation As public and government scrutiny of Facebook's power and influence grows, CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Wednesday to...
12:32, 06/26/2019

YouTube Said to Be Fined Over Children's Privacy Violations Alphabet's Google will spend up to $200 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation into YouTube's alleged violation of a children's pr...
17:48, 08/31/2019

Best Linux distro for privacy and security in 2019 Privacy and security have become increasing concerns for internet users, not least with increased government monitoring and corporate collection of us...
14:48, 07/31/2019

YouTube settles with FTC over child privacy violations Within days of launching its YouTube Kids site and adding more age categories to the Kids app, YouTube is settling with the Federal Trade Commission o...
12:16, 08/31/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governm...
01:16, 06/27/2019

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoid...
18:32, 05/31/2019

Chinese deepfake app Zao sparks privacy row after going viral Critics say face-swap app could spread misinformation on a massive scaleA Chinese app that lets users convincingly swap their faces with film or TV ch...
19:01, 09/02/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and ch...
02:48, 05/10/2019

EU Nears Decisions in Facebook Privacy Cases The EU could begin to hit Facebook with decisions under the bloc’s new privacy law by the end of the year, raising the specter of billions of euros in...
15:19, 08/12/2019

Deepfake Chinese App Zao Faces Privacy Backlash A Chinese-made app that lets users morph themselves almost seamlessly into scenes from iconic movies and TV shows using a single selfie is fanning fea...
17:32, 09/03/2019

Dayton shooter's family requests privacy Mourning the loss of a mass-shooting victim and the gunman himself -- their daughter and their son -- the Betts family is "shocked and devastated by t...
22:48, 08/07/2019

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users. UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told a ...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Apple’s Tim Cook on leaning in to journalism and privacy Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in March that the tech giant was leaning into the news business by launching a news service. Will the company’s enhanced ...
04:00, 05/11/2019

AI Weekly: Google focused on privacy at I/O 2019 At I/O 2019, Google made an effort to bring privacy to the fore -- particularly in the area of artificial intelligence and machine learning.Read More...
06:16, 05/11/2019

Instagram Privacy Hoax: Why You Can Safely Ignore It A closer look at an old viral Instagram hoax on permissions for photos and messages that even Secretary of Energy Rick Perry couldn't resist re-postin...
07:16, 08/22/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Re...
22:32, 05/24/2019

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription....
21:00, 07/03/2019

To Rein In Big Tech, EU Thinks Privacy, Not Prices Europe has taken the lead among democracies in policing the web business. With a mixture of legal actions and new rules tailored for the digital world...
17:16, 05/24/2019

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policie...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Privacy-first browsers look to take the shine off Google’s Chrome Before Google, Facebook and Amazon, tech dominance was known by a single name: Microsoft. And no product was more dominant than Microsoft’s web browse...
03:16, 07/06/2019

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what t...
08:16, 05/23/2019

Apple focuses on speed, privacy with new software Apple announced upcoming changes to its phone, watch and computer software that highlight its increasing emphasis on digital services, speed and perso...
07:16, 06/04/2019

Facebook pivots privacy failings into pop-up cafes Facebook is fighting back against the perception that it doesn't care about protecting user data, confirming that it will open a number of pop-up...
14:00, 08/16/2019

Gmail's log of all of your purchases pops up in the privacy debate As we become ever more aware about the data companies are tracking about us, we're even more concerned about how they're using it. During I/...
04:48, 05/18/2019

Facebook hit with $5bn fine over user privacy fears Facebook has been hit with a record $5bn fine by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to settle privacy concerns over the Cambridge Analytica data-st...
20:32, 07/24/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesda...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to ...
22:16, 06/18/2019

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has ever...
19:32, 07/24/2019

Facebook to pay record £4bn fine to end US privacy probe Facebook has been told to restructure its privacy policies and relax founder Mark Zuckerberg's control over them as part of a regulatory settlement th...
16:32, 07/24/2019

5 data privacy startups cashing in on GDPR Companies are capitalizing on the growing global demand for data privacy tools -- to meet both regulatory compliance and consumer expectations.Read Mo...
15:32, 07/23/2019

California data-privacy law may become the model for Congress With no framework yet for a federal privacy law, states that took the initiative to regulate online firms' use of personal data may end up providing m...
15:48, 07/22/2019

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the W...
07:32, 06/13/2019

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP report...
01:16, 07/19/2019

The spy in your wallet: Credit cards have a privacy problem In our latest privacy experiment, we bought one banana with the new Apple Card — and another with the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa from Chase. Here’s who...
18:48, 08/26/2019

New Firefox Competes With Chrome on Speed And Privacy Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox on Tuesday spotlighting its speed and privacy features as the San Francisco-based open source upstarts conti...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Here's Every New Privacy Feature Apple Announced Today Apple has been facing increased criticism of its privacy practices lately and rightfully so. During CES 2019 last year, the company tried trolling vis...
07:32, 06/04/2019

Apple's Newest Luxury Product Is Privacy Apple wants to sell you all kinds of new services: music, magazines, a TV show about the Russians landing on the Moon first. But with the announcement...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Microsoft Insists Improvements in AI Need Not Come at the Cost of Privacy Microsoft announced a "zero-code" experience for the people who don't write code and brought a "code-first" machine learning experience for developers...
16:32, 05/15/2019

The Privacy Problems Lurking in Apple's App Store A decade ago, privacy was declared “dead.” Now it’s risen as a global issue that governments, technologists, and consumers are fighting, often without...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Apple's Period Tracker Will Be Relatively Good for Your Privacy When Apple announced this week that they will add a menstrual cycle tracker to the Apple Watch, they were very careful to emphasize that the data you ...
04:32, 06/05/2019

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha ver...
13:48, 05/22/2019

How to Find Google Pay's Hidden Privacy Settings Google Pay is an online paying system and digital wallet that makes it easy to buy anything on your mobile device or with your mobile device. But if y...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to com...
23:16, 05/21/2019

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to ...
23:48, 07/12/2019

FTC reportedly investigating YouTube over children's privacy YouTube may have a particularly strong incentive to change how it handles kids' videos -- it appears to be under government scrutiny for its beha...
04:16, 06/20/2019

Facebook to Pay Record $5 billion US FTC Fine Over Privacy Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and will boost safeguards on user data, t...
07:16, 07/25/2019

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegati...
19:16, 07/18/2019

How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook's New Dating Service Gone are the days of poking people on Facebook that you wanted to poke in real life. Facebook officially debuted its new dating service in the U.S. ye...
21:16, 09/06/2019

Google promises better privacy, smarter AI tools Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're b...
04:00, 05/08/2019

HMA VPN 5.0 adds new locations and enhanced privacy options In the latest version of its VPN, HMA (formerly known as HideMyAss!) has completely redesigned its software to simplify privacy for users while offeri...
03:00, 09/18/2019

Facebook’s ‘privacy-focused’ plan is another diversion When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 2019, he once again outlined the company's new "privacy-focused" vision. It's a message he's ...
17:48, 05/02/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook Inc. to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privac...
18:16, 05/02/2019

| Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "pr...
01:16, 05/01/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Sec...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations r...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Apple Avoids Saying 'Privacy' During iPhone 11 Event Despite celebrating its privacy initiatives non-stop in recent years, Apple was surprisingly mum on the topic during its annual iPhone announcement ev...
00:16, 09/11/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social ...
16:16, 05/02/2019

Google’s privacy promises don’t sway many experts MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is preparing new privacy tools intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked online. B...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Google open-sources its privacy systems Google is making things a bit easier for developers with the release of an open-source version of the differential privacy library that it uses to pow...
23:48, 09/06/2019

It’s possible to monetize data while respecting consumer privacy — here’s how Murky policies, tricky wordings, and sneaky assumptions about consent… these are just a few of the shifty tactics being used by companies to learn all...
16:48, 09/13/2019

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging a...
22:32, 04/30/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zucker...
11:48, 05/02/2019

'DuckTales: Remastered' is being pulled from digital stores DuckTales: Remastered, a remake of the beloved NES platformer released in 1989, will soon disappear from digital store shelves. Capcom announced the n...
16:16, 08/07/2019

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned t...
13:00, 07/11/2019

American Inventiveness Strikes Again With Digital Fur Technology A bit from Jerry Seinfeld mocks scientists dedicating years to the development of seedless watermelon. He would have a field day with the innovation b...
20:32, 07/19/2019

100-year-old ‘Motorcyclist’ magazine moves to digital only Motorcyclist, a 100-year-old magazine, is the latest to go all-digital, but Editor-in-Chief Chris Cantle and his staff will remain on board to put out...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Trump says U.S. could tax French wine in retaliation for digital tax U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would hit France shortly with a "substantial reciprocal action" - and warned a new Americ...
01:16, 07/27/2019

France will not back down on digital tax despite US legal threats Finance minister hopes to agree global action on tech giants at G7 meeting this weekFrance will not back down in the face of US threats of legal actio...
22:32, 07/16/2019

Norway's Adevinta says new French digital tax may hit earnings Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity but would likely hit the Norwegian company's earnings...
16:00, 07/15/2019

NSW government looks to grow digital skills in those not going to university There's a skills shortage, but there isn't enough of a focus on the 50% of students who don't want to go to university, according to NSW Minister for ...
03:32, 05/23/2019

Guardian Digital Fellowship 2019: apply now Today we are launching the new Guardian Digital Fellowship scheme for 2019. Find out how you can apply and help shape the future of digital media.We a...
13:16, 06/20/2019

Migrants to be tracked by digital IDs post-Brexit New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated che...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Trump says U.S. would tax French wine in response to digital tax U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated criticism of a French proposal to levy a tax aimed at big U.S. technology companies and threatened ag...
18:00, 08/24/2019

Digital assistants! More than half of Americans now own one, according to study Digital assistants are taking over, and now a study is proving just that! Buzz 60's Lenneia Batiste has more.     ...
20:48, 08/07/2019

Conjure Up $106 To Own Every Harry Potter Film On 4K Blu-ray + Digital In case you missed the same deal on May 2nd (better known to non-muggles as the Anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts), the complete 4K Harry Potter b...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Walmart's battle with Amazon has new fronts: Digital ads and A.I. You might only know Walmart as a place to stop to pick up milk or paper towels, maybe a few other things, on your way home from work. But the biggest ...
22:16, 05/16/2019

Why China’s Rushing to Mint Its Own Digital Currency The People’s Bank of China is poised to become the first major central bank to issue a digital version of its currency, the yuan, seeking to keep up w...
13:16, 09/11/2019

Get closer than before with OPPO Reno’s first ever 60x Digital Zoom Wherever you go today, chances are you have your smartphone in your pocket. But more than just a device for keeping you connected to the world, smartp...
20:16, 06/09/2019

Labour 'failing on digital rights', say campaigners The vast majority of complaints about political parties' use of personal data are directed at Labour, with campaigners saying the party is "failing on...
06:16, 08/27/2019

These 9 courses can turn you into a digital marketing pro—and they’re on sale for $15 For those ready to tackle 21st century commerce, but unsure where to start, The Complete Digital Marketing Super Bundle ($37, over 90 percent off from...
14:16, 05/25/2019

China's official digital currency is nearly ready As much as China frowns on cryptocurrency, it's happy to introduce its own form of virtual cash. The People's Bank of China has revealed th...
09:16, 08/11/2019

Avengers: Endgame's New Asgard Is Way More Digital Than You Realized The best visual effects are the ones you don’t even know are there. In a film like Avengers: Endgame, it’s fairly obvious something like the Hulk is a...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Civilization VI Digital Copy Is Down to Just $45 for the Nintendo Switch Last week’s PlayStation sales must’ve made Switch owners feel a little left out, but hopefully this week will make up for it, starting with Civilizati...
23:00, 06/10/2019

The good, the bad and the ugly - digital transformation and legacy IT IT is a rapidly evolving industry and, as such, it is extremely difficult for businesses to keep up and continue to implement new technology as it is ...
17:32, 05/24/2019

Facebook’s Digital Money Could Mean Fabulous Wealth. Or Not. The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What’...
20:16, 07/12/2019

Digital assets need to be considered, included in your will: expert Digital assets come in two general forms: things that exist online that have sentimental value (ie: photos saved in the Cloud) and things that have fi...
00:16, 08/27/2019

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants such ...
13:00, 06/08/2019

US and France have reached a deal on digital tax, Macron says The U.S. and France have reached an agreement to settle their differences over a French tax on big tech companies, French President Emmanuel Macron sa...
10:16, 08/27/2019

Digital transformation: How to make sure your project is a success From building enthusiasm for change to experimenting with innovations, four digital leaders explain how to ensure your digitalisation project remains ...
15:16, 08/13/2019

Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers As society becomes increasingly data driven, the importance of ensuring this data’s security and fidelity grows exponentially. While prevention is sti...
01:48, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Digital Colony, EQT to buy Zayo for $8.2 bln in cash U.S. communications infrastructure provider Zayo Group Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it agreed to be sold to investment firms Digital Colony Partners...
15:48, 05/08/2019

SAP's German users demand more help with digital shift Business software group SAP should be more responsive in meeting the needs of its customers as they make the transition to the digital era, the user c...
11:32, 09/17/2019

Kroger's Sales Rise after Digital Investments Kroger Co. reported slightly higher sales in its latest quarter after recent investments in online ordering and other efforts to draw in new customers...
17:33, 09/12/2019

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales in...
11:48, 05/02/2019

More Telltale Games Are Disappearing From Digital Storefronts Valve recently removed the option to buy the Telltale-developed series Tales From The Borderlands on Steam, and Good Old Games has announced it will n...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Macron says France and U.S. reached digital tax deal France and the United States have reached a deal to end a standoff over a French tax on big internet companies, French President Emmanuel Macron said ...
17:48, 08/26/2019

Lucifer Within Us is Kitfox’s new game about digital exorcism Lucifier Within Us is coming from Kitfox Games and the designers behind The Shrouded Isle, and it's coming to PC at an unspecified release date.Read M...
02:48, 06/11/2019

Sunday Comics: Digital Toilet Paper Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
17:16, 06/02/2019

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing secur...
02:48, 05/22/2019

How ‘Digital Tax’ Plans in Europe Hit U.S. Tech: QuickTake France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that m...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Digital Conversation with Dia Davidson – Fatherhood Initiative Sunday is Father’s Day, a special day on the calendar set aside to celebrate the men in our lives who are working to make the lives of our child...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Get Notified When Digital Movies and TV Shows Go on Sale With the news that my favorite series for random bingeing is leaving Netflix, and knowing fully well that I’m not going to sign up for even more strea...
04:16, 07/04/2019

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts ...
23:48, 05/21/2019

Mattel revs up Hot Wheels to new digital generation The iconic best-selling brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy and digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display. ...
15:32, 06/14/2019

Singapore to issue digital bank licenses Move to issue up to five new digital bank licenses will add market diversity and boost the local banking system in Singapore's bid to become a digital...
19:16, 06/29/2019

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unpr...
03:32, 08/16/2019

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that m...
18:48, 07/16/2019

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at ho...
22:48, 06/13/2019

Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season It looks like New Orleans is going to take a shot from a potential Category 1 hurricane by Saturday. Half my family is from New Orleans, and I’m confi...
20:16, 07/11/2019

With the USMCA, free trade finally goes digital Congress will soon debate and vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, a monumental deal that modernizes North American trade for ...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital a...
04:16, 05/19/2019

These are the top five trends shaping the future of digital health BIIThe healthcare industry is in a state of disruption. Digital solutions are becoming a necessary part of the new global standard of care for patient...
14:16, 05/01/2019

GOG Galaxy 2.0 aims to put all your digital games in one place Competition is supposed to be good, right? It means a bigger selection and better prices, so it's great for consumers. But when the Epic Store la...
07:16, 07/31/2019

Are digital experiences now more powerful than 'live' events? Our connected world is now in many ways more engaging than 'being there' and this is a huge problem for retail and event organizers as they attempt to...
23:48, 09/09/2019

These Are The Star Wars Digital Comic Discounts You're Looking For May the Fourth might be seven parsecs behind us at this point, but that doesn’t mean the Star Wars deals have all become force ghosts. For a limited t...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Fed says it will develop faster digital banking system Big banks object to a Federal Reserve system to cut the time for electronic payments to clear, arguing it’s a potential Trojan horse for tech companie...
01:16, 08/06/2019

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online. ...
19:16, 07/07/2019

Trump Says US Could Tax French Wine in Retaliation for Digital Tax US President Donald Trump threatened to tax French wines on Friday in retaliation for France's recent proposal to levy a tax aimed at big US technolog...
11:32, 07/27/2019

Digital transformation and the role of network visibility Nearly eight in 10 companies in the U.S. are in the process of undergoing a digital transformation (DX) and worldwide, DX spending is predicted to rea...
14:00, 05/22/2019

CIO vs CFO: How digital transformation is changing IT budget decisions CIO strategy: If you want to be responsible for digital transformation, then you need to stop focusing on operations and act more like a trusted busin...
17:48, 09/17/2019

Western Europe's best digital bank 2019: dummy copy dummy copy dummy copy dummy copy dummy copy dummy copy dummy copy dummy copy dummy copy dummy copy dummy copy dummy copy dummy copy dummy c...
19:32, 05/30/2019

Britons having less sex and digital life may be to blame – study Research finds drop in sexual activity steepest for married and cohabiting couplesSex is on the decline in Britain, particularly among married and coh...
03:48, 05/08/2019

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to...
18:32, 06/04/2019

MOVES-NatWest names CEO for its new digital-only bank NatWest Holdings, a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Scotland Group, said on Tuesday it had appointed Marieke Flament as the first chief executive officer ...
14:16, 06/18/2019

Facebook has unfairly become the 'boogeyman on privacy,' says ex-general counsel Facebook's first general counsel, Chris Kelly, says it'll be hard to prove an antitrust case against Big Tech companies like Facebook or Goo...
03:32, 06/11/2019

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at th...
04:48, 06/13/2019

Zuckerberg May Have Known Of Facebook's Suspect Privacy Practices: Report Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, t...
02:48, 06/13/2019

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of F...
00:48, 07/23/2019

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection laps...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in r...
03:32, 07/13/2019

Telling Lies Is An Eerie Virtual Invasion of Privacy Telling Lies is an upcoming narrative-driven game that’s the successor to Her Story from creator Sam Barlow. Much like its predecessor, you’ll dig thr...
00:48, 06/16/2019

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social ...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Google wants Chrome to feed you targeted ads while somehow respecting your privacy A team of Google Chrome developers have proposed an idea for a 'privacy sandbox' that would protect users from invasive tracking technology,...
18:00, 08/23/2019

Privacy-minded U.S. lawmakers divided over giving more powers to FTC Democratic and Republican lawmakers both stressed the need for bipartisan privacy legislation on Wednesday but seemed divided on how willing they were...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in sh...
04:00, 08/17/2019

Mozilla and Firefox could be about to change the VPN and privacy market forever News that Mozilla could release a suite of privacy focused tools and services to complement its popular Firefox browser sent tongues wagging across th...
17:00, 06/17/2019

With Mozilla introducing a premium Firefox, will privacy soon be an in-app purchase? Mozilla CEO Chris Beard recently announced that a premium version of Firefox is in the works, and expected to launch in October this year. The non-pro...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Google now wants to crack down on cookies to convince you it cares about privacy On the heels of Google’s announcement that an awesome new privacy tool is coming that users can rely on to auto-delete their location history, n...
05:32, 05/07/2019

51 companies tell Congress it's time to tackle data privacy The corporate world isn't waiting around for Congress to get started on tougher data privacy laws. A group of 51 CEOs from the Business Roundtabl...
13:48, 09/11/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee v...
00:48, 05/01/2019

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations i...
08:32, 07/13/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmake...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Experts Aren’t Impressed With Google’s New Privacy Tools (MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.) — Google announced new privacy tools Tuesday intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked o...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Microsoft’s plan for Edge: Integrated IE compatibility, better privacy Microsoft has outlined its plans for the next stage of development for the new Chromium-based Edge browser, and those plans include a trio of new feat...
22:48, 05/06/2019

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.R...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc's browser engine Webkit said https://webkit.org/blog/8943/privacy-preserving-ad-click-attribution-for-the-web on Wednesday it will launch a ...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stress...
02:48, 06/04/2019

Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published n...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on ...
19:32, 05/22/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Facebook makes major changes to Messenger for speed and privacy Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook Messen...
00:00, 05/01/2019

US FTC Said to Approve $5-Billion Facebook Fine Over Privacy Issues The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company'...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Canopy provides a blueprint for privacy-focused content recommendations Built by former Spotify alums, Canopy is setting out to create a personalization engine that recommends content without invading your privacy.Read Mor...
20:01, 09/18/2019

US senator calls for probe into FaceApp over privacy concerns Remember when FaceApp went viral for all the wrong reasons? That happened again recently, though this time, the controversy became big enough for a US...
17:00, 07/18/2019

As FaceApp Goes Viral, So Do Concerns About Privacy, Russia Ties Just as quickly as a free photo-editing app went viral among smartphones users this week, it drew a backlash that exposed growing concerns about digit...
02:32, 07/19/2019

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digita...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Recommended Reading: Trusting companies despite privacy lapses People say they care about privacy but they continue to buy devices that can spy on them Rani Molla, Vox In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, concern...
21:16, 05/18/2019

Google plans new browser tools on privacy, ad transparency Alphabet Inc unit Google in the coming months plans to introduce new internet browser tools to limit how users' web activity is tracked by advertising...
02:00, 05/08/2019

FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy? Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be mor...
02:16, 07/18/2019

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same as...
18:48, 07/13/2019

Google attempts a pivot toward privacy at I/O developer conference At Google's annual I/O developer conference, the tech giant gave updates on its Android Q beta operating system and improved privacy options for ...
17:32, 05/08/2019

Google’s new privacy standards want to save us from creepy ad practices This might strike you at first blush as a bit ironic, coming from one of the most data-hungry tech giants out there. Nevertheless, Google has rolled o...
21:32, 08/23/2019

Facebook’s group privacy settings actually make sense now Until today, Facebook has given you three options for creating a user group: Open, closed, or ‘secret.’ While the first is pretty obvious, the other t...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Google Nest could rule the smart home, if it can get privacy right This week, Google rebranded its Home products as Nest, finally bringing the company's smart home products under one umbrella. Going forward, all ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

iOS 13: Apple launches faster iPhone software with more privacy Update opens apps twice as fast, includes Sign in with Apple to protect personal dataWWDC Apple developer conference keynote – live!Apple’s latest nex...
12:00, 06/04/2019

Google faces privacy complaints in European countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven oth...
14:32, 06/04/2019

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focuse...
18:16, 05/09/2019

Data privacy regulators in GCC countries get more muscles to flex Authorities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are looking to tighten their data privacy laws and give more teeth to regulators after the...
14:48, 08/04/2019

Facebook suspends thousands of apps over privacy issues Removals are part of inquiry into how developers use data, which the company started after the Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook has suspended tens...
06:16, 09/21/2019

The News App That's Testing a Promising Way to Build In Privacy From the Ground Up These days privacy online feels like an unattainable dream. Everything you do becomes data for companies, which sell that data to affiliates, which th...
19:48, 09/20/2019

Six San Francisco Supervisors Could Make Privacy History This Week Six officials in San Francisco this week could change the legal landscape for facial recognition technology in the heart of America’s technology indus...
15:48, 05/13/2019

Popular face-swapping app Zao sparks another privacy outcry Yet another AI-powered face-swapping app has gone viral, and it's introducing the usual privacy concerns in record time. The iOS app Zao quickly...
19:32, 09/02/2019

Google Does Good Privacy Thing, Users Revolt If you own a Google Nest cam, you recently got an email from corporate explaining that you’ll no longer be able to turn off the status light on your c...
03:00, 08/16/2019

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its plan...
14:16, 08/06/2019

Senators question whether Facebook is doing enough to protect kids’ privacy Senators are questioning Facebook again. This time their concerns are related to a design flaw that let thousands of kids join group chats with unauth...
23:16, 08/06/2019

Apple is adding new privacy features in iOS 13 that'll hurt Facebook Messaging apps that offer VoIP calling (Voice over Internet Protocol) typically utilize an ‘always-on’ behavior in order to answer calls...
11:16, 08/07/2019

Apple reveals new privacy and security features for iPhones Apple renewed its focus on privacy at its annual developer conference, as well introducing a period tracker for the Apple Watch and announcing new sof...
14:48, 06/04/2019

Pre-saving music online can cost you privacy, report says Fans eager to hear new albums first are warned they give labels extensive access to their data“Pre-saving” albums and singles is an increasingly commo...
17:32, 06/28/2019

Would trolls, fake news and privacy invasions go away with a new Facebook? Social network co-founder Chris Hughes calls for radical rethink on company, and internet blows up. But would anything really change?   ...
22:00, 05/11/2019

App That Makes You a Movie Star 'Will Throw Your Privacy to the Crematorium' A Chinese-made app that lets users morph themselves almost seamlessly into scenes from iconic movies and TV shows using a single selfie is fanning fea...
05:00, 09/04/2019