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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...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Yet to show its teeth, landmark EU privacy law already a global standard A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force, fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook...
16:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft digital privacy bill Lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote d...
23:48, 04/30/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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...
07:16, 06/05/2019

Driving digital forward: how get the most out of your digital transformation The concept of digital transformation continues to be a hot topic for enterprises of all sizes and verticals. But the (sometimes painful) reality is t...
15:16, 05/10/2019

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

'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

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

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

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

| 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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19:32, 05/30/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Czech finance ministry plans 7 pct rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalising a plan to tax global internet giants and will submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7...
14:48, 04/30/2019

Drone data is a digital forensics gold mine As drones become a familiar sight, they will also become a new avenue for businesses to investigate incidents and law enforcement to solve crimes.Read...
16:32, 06/03/2019

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offerin...
23:32, 05/24/2019

On YouTube’s Digital Playground, an Open Gate for Pedophiles The site’s automated recommendation system, at times drawing on home movies of unwitting families, created a vast video catalog of prepubescent childr...
11:32, 06/03/2019

When Quantum Computing Meets AI: Smarter Digital Assistants and More Quantum computing’s processing power could significantly improve artificial-intelligence systems within about five years, experts and business leaders...
09:48, 05/24/2019

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected de...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Western Digital fiscal Q3 clocked by inventory writedown The storage provider said it expects demand for storage to improve a bit for the rest of 2019. In the meantime, Western Digital is restructuring costs...
00:16, 04/30/2019

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countri...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Wandering the quiet digital halls of Habbo hotel "I'm Unicorn_farts and welcome to your official Habbo Intelligence Agency Training Session!" I was in a strange room filled with black couche...
21:32, 05/13/2019

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new...
18:16, 06/18/2019

Digital news anchors coming to local TV channels Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) has signed a deal with the Chinese search engine Sogou to develop AI-driven news anchors- a digital version of a regular anchor,...
20:00, 04/28/2019

The Top 10 Trends in Digital Media 2019 (AMZN, GOOGL, FB) Business Insider Intelligence2019 will be a year of opportunities and challenges in the world of digital media. The digital duopoly of Google and Face...
04:48, 05/29/2019

The Humble VW Golf Is Getting an Audi-Style Digital Dash Buried deep in the midst of Volkswagen’s annual shareholder meeting document are our first teasers at what the 2020 Golf 8's interior will look li...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite gets $110 mln IGP investment Israel's Cellebrite, whose software can unlock and extract data from mobile devices and is used by law enforcement and government agencies as well as ...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Sports Illustrated Has a New Publisher, Digital Company TheMaven The deal ends Sports Illustrated’s ties to its former owner, Meredith, a few weeks after the Authentic Brands Group bought the magazine’s intellectual...
21:16, 06/17/2019

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Echo...
07:32, 05/30/2019

Digital Conversation with Dia Davidson Mayor Linda Gorton (LEX 18)– Getting counted in the Federal Census is something done nationwide every 10 years! And, in 2020 the census report will be sent to ever...
03:00, 05/16/2019

With data centers in the UAE, Microsoft aims to rev up digital transformation Microsoft is looking to digitally transform one million businesses in the Middle East in the next three years with the official opening of two data ce...
14:48, 06/19/2019

The Checkup: 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 ...
21:16, 05/20/2019

A parent's guide to raising a good digital citizen "Do you know what you're looking at?" I ask my five-year-old and seven-year-old when we're on the iPad. "Yeah, yeah," they grumble as they ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Digital love: does Netflix have an unhealthy robot sex obsession? From VR sexcapades in Maniac to amorous AI in Osmosis, the streaming service keeps bombarding us with disturbing tech hookups. Enough!Netflix, the big...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Digital billboard catches fire in Times Square NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters have responded to the scene of digital billboard on fire in Times Square. Flames stated to shoot out of the LED billboard...
03:00, 05/19/2019

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wedne...
09:48, 06/05/2019

Korg is working on a new DIY digital synth, no soldering required When it comes to tiny synthesizers, Teenage Engineering's Pocket Operators immediately come to mind. Korg may give the company more competition l...
09:32, 05/14/2019

Aadhaar, Demonetisation Spurred Digital Payments Growth: RBI After the demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes in 2016 pushed digital payments, Aadhaar-enabled eKYC resulted in exponential growth, according...
14:16, 06/10/2019

This Tank Man image from Tiananmen Square heralded a new digital age "Tank Man" is an iconic image of how one man defied brutal state power at Tiananmen Square 30 years ago. It also marked the beginning of a new technol...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Inside the Hybrid Digital-Analog Lives of Children For our kids, the digital world is as much their native environment as the physical world. It's up to parents to help them thrive in this often mystif...
15:48, 05/20/2019

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020 - final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their ...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an...
06:16, 05/21/2019

We’ve been missing a big part of game industry’s digital revolution Enlarge / Data! Pew-pew! (credit: Aurich / Getty / Konami) Fig. 1: A year ago, NPD thought US game ma...
11:48, 05/02/2019

German far-right rules digital campaign for Europe election BERLIN (AP) — Polls put the far-right Alternative for Germany at less than 15 percent of the vote one week before European elections, but with their r...
13:32, 05/18/2019

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more c...
14:48, 05/23/2019

New 2019 Kia XCeed to get 12.3-inch digital instrument panel News 11 Jun, 2019 The Kia XCeed, which is due to be revealed later this month, will be the first car from the brand to feature new 12.3-...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Laptop, wifi, wanderlust: the rise of the digital nomad From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the idea...
19:16, 05/11/2019

Elaine Kasket: ‘There is no digital rule book for grief’ The counselling psychologist and author of All the Ghosts in the Machine discusses one of the most contentious issues of our ageElaine Kasket is a cou...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Singapore targets lawyers in digital transformation drive Law Society establishes SmartLaw Guild to showcase best practices and case studies of technology adoption in the legal community, which have been offe...
15:00, 05/17/2019

New customer expectations are rewriting the digital transformation playbook Customers expect constant innovation. We are now entering an era where a company’s ability to provide innovative experiences is as important as the qu...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Digital camera sees around corners by guessing what's lurking behind An algorithm allows digital cameras to photograph objects hidden around a wall by interpreting subtle patterns of light that reflect on the floor or w...
14:32, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

$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

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

| 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

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

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

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

UN Panel Lauds India's Digital Initiatives For Economic Inclusion India has been lauded by a high-level panel on digital cooperation launched by UN chief General Antonio Guterres for undertaking revolutionary digital...
21:16, 06/13/2019

Zara owner Inditex appoints new CEO in drive for digital growth Zara owner Inditex said it would split its dual role of chief executive and chairman, leaving Pablo Isla to lead the company and appointing Carlos Cre...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Google Pixel 3 performance issues could be caused by Digital Wellbeing Google Pixel phones have the reputation of offering buttery-smooth performance, courtesy of stock Android. The third generation of Pixel phones, howev...
10:48, 05/08/2019

A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. ...
09:00, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a public...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardb...
09:00, 05/03/2019

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees...
13:32, 05/20/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 percent rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalizing a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophistication...
15:00, 06/13/2019

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since ne...
21:00, 06/11/2019

One Country's Uber-Convenient, Incredibly Invasive Digital ID System Residents of Estonia use their digital identities to vote, fill prescriptions and start businesses. Proponents say the system solves one of the intern...
02:48, 05/10/2019

G20 to progress digital tax plans targeting tech giants: Report According to Reuters, the group of 20 finance leaders have agreed to draft plans to close international loopholes used by tech giants to reduce their ...
05:00, 06/11/2019

ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic s...
02:16, 05/17/2019

UN makes ‘declaration of digital interdependence’, with release of tech report The digital future must be safer and more inclusive, says a new tech report, “the Age of Digital Interdependence”, released on Monday by the UN High L...
20:16, 06/10/2019

Condé Nast bets big on video, orders 175 digital pilots Condé Nast said it has more than 175 new digital pilots in production for the 2019-20 season including 50 returning video series as Pamela Drucker Man...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Altice USA buys digital news network Cheddar for $200M Altice USA is snapping up Cheddar, the millennial-focused live streaming-video news company, for $200 million. Cheddar CEO Jon Steinberg, a former pre...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus ...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Digital Currency Project Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymake...
02:32, 06/20/2019

Taliban fighters double as reporters to wage Afghan digital war Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban's chief spokesman and editor-in-chief of the insurgent group's daily news bulletin, starts every day by collecting rep...
10:32, 05/11/2019

Macy’s digital transformation continues to fuel profit Macy's topped first quarter estimates and comparable sales, reporting profit of $136 million, or 44 cents per share, beating Wall Street expectat...
19:48, 05/15/2019

The inside story: Going digital – Goldman, AI and the future of bank leadership 2018: Euromoney was involved in the succession planning at Goldman Sachs and proposed a bold experiment in digital banking recruitment (from the imagi...
11:48, 06/11/2019

ACCC ponders merger law revamp to stay relevant in the digital era The watchdog has highlighted challenges in implementing merger law in situations where tech giants are scooping up startups and potentially closing ro...
05:32, 05/27/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans f...
00:16, 06/03/2019

How Cognizant's digital evolution was derailed by an activist investment firm By constricting Cognizant's growth-first strategy during a time of re-invention and acquisitions, critics say that activist firm Elliot Management und...
08:16, 05/28/2019

Google's Pixel phones are being slowed down by their Digital Wellbeing feature App developers and big tech companies alike have responded to growing concerns of smartphone addiction with an array of usage-tracking services that a...
05:00, 05/13/2019

Trump Wants to Wall Off Huawei, but the Digital World Bridles at Barriers Washington argues that global leaders must choose between an internet of Western values and one based on an authoritarian regime. If they do, how will...
03:00, 05/28/2019

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate inves...
14:48, 06/18/2019

The future of voice recognition: meet your AI-controlled 'digital twin' This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals.Speech is a much ...
22:16, 05/12/2019

AT&T Business: Customer experience and digital transformation (CxOTalk interview) Learn how the Chief Marketing Officer of AT&T Business drives CX with organizational change at this huge company with $37 billion in revenue. He also ...
22:16, 06/17/2019

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a n...
13:16, 06/18/2019

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement The state Budget is also prioritising ambulance radio upgrades, acute healthcare through initiatives such as a digital patient records system, and a h...
17:16, 05/27/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans f...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Airtel Digital TV Reportedly Introduces New SD, HD Long-Term Packs Airtel Digital TV has quietly introduced six new long-term DTH packs for its subscribers. While some of these packs are valid for both SD and HD subsc...
11:00, 05/24/2019

UK PM front-runner Johnson pledges to 'end the digital divide' by 2025 Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged on Sunday to "end the digital divide" in Britain with the rollout of fu...
01:32, 06/17/2019

Putting small businesses in the driving Seat with Making Tax Digital Last Friday marked the first major test of Making Tax Digital (MTD) since it came into force on 1 April, mandating all VAT registered businesses with ...
11:00, 06/17/2019

Digital colonialism: cheap internet access for Africa, but at what cost? The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the t...
20:16, 05/29/2019

Ravi Shankar Prasad: PM Modi's Digital India Minder From a counsel holding the brief for the deity ''Ram Lalla'' in the Ayodhya title suit to a moderniser spearheading the ''Digital India'' initiative a...
03:16, 05/31/2019

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that poli...
00:32, 06/20/2019

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 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

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

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

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

Facebook may implement privacy oversight committee in FTC deal Facebook may soon have a federally approved privacy official and an “independent” privacy oversight committee to deal with the company’s handling of u...
13:00, 05/02/2019

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 data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit ca...
14:16, 05/14/2019

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

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 settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent priv...
03:48, 05/02/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement Facebook is expected to create a privacy committee to protect user data, as well as an external assessor who would be appointed by the company and Fed...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Tech We’re Using: 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...
17:16, 05/15/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WWDC 2019: Apple debuts new privacy features in iOS 13 A new Sign in with Apple button lets users authenticate their identity for app logins using their Apple device rather than their social or personal ac...
23:16, 06/03/2019

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

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

Lawmakers Differ on Remedies for Facebook Privacy Breach A House hearing highlighted differences on how the government should work to strengthen tech companies’ protection of personal information, as a huge ...
23:32, 05/08/2019

Medicare for All faces big data, privacy, technology hurdles, says CBO The Congressional Budget Office highlighted the IT challenges with a single payer healthcare model, but also noted that Taiwan may have a design that ...
21:48, 05/02/2019

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

The Latest: Apple unveils privacy tools, iTunes changes SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple’s developers conference (all times local): 12:20 p.m. New privacy tools and changes to Apple’s...
01:00, 06/04/2019

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

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took ...
06:16, 05/04/2019

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

Privacy remains a big issue in today’s smart home The smart home market continues to grow and offer compelling use cases, but privacy issues linger. Trading privacy for convenience is a bad swap.Read ...
22:00, 05/15/2019

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

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

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customer...
19:48, 04/28/2019

British digital bank Monzo to announce imminent U.S. launch: source Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is set to announce on Thursday its imminent launch in the United States, a source familiar with the matter tol...
11:16, 06/13/2019

German finance minister expects OECD deal on digital tax in 2020 German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he expected the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will agree a minimum l...
15:16, 05/17/2019

BuzzFeed News Is Part of a Union Wave at Digital Media Outlets The site’s journalists took part in an IRL protest after a series of tweets criticized the company’s refusal to recognize their affiliation with the N...
02:16, 06/19/2019

Appian and UiPath join forces to drive digital automation in the enterprise Appian and UiPath have announced a new technology alliance aimed at driving fast and high-impact digital automation for enterprises.The partnership be...
23:32, 05/14/2019

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more med...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Fireblocks raises $16 million to securely transition digital assets to blockchain Fireblocks, a New York-based startup developing a platform that enables customers to securely transfer assets to the blockchain, has raised $16 millio...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Daisy Group combines channel businesses into Digital Wholesale Solutions The Daisy Group has completed a major restructure of its channel business, combining three units into a single enlarged division it claims can serve a...
20:16, 05/01/2019

Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to criti...
13:16, 05/31/2019

Cyber threat intelligence: the key to trust and security for the digital finance world In 2017, the value per Bitcoin reached over €20,000 (£17,324) - a climax in the hype surrounding the cryptocurrency. However, confidence h...
11:48, 05/29/2019

'This piece is San Francisco': the massive digital mural capturing the city's humanity French artist JR’s massive digital artwork showcases every stratum of society in the citySan Francisco has been getting a bad rap lately. You don’t ha...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Facebook starts remodeling Messenger into the world's "digital living room" At F8, Facebook debuts some of the intimate yet robust sharing experiences that will put Messenger at the center of Facebook's more privacy-focused fu...
22:16, 04/30/2019

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum TOKYO (AP) — Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projec...
08:32, 05/26/2019

Biden campaign touts digital fundraising after kickoff rally: $1,000 per minute Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign announced Tuesday that they hauled in more than $1,000 per minute during the former vice president’s kick...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activist...
19:48, 06/04/2019

The Weather Channel digital under fire for classifying Jerusalem as the 'State of Palestine' The digital component of The Weather Channel has come under scrutiny over the notion that Jerusalem has been formally listed as in the “State of Pales...
18:00, 06/07/2019

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax rules on tech companies like Facebook by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their ...
10:48, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook called before U.S. Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that poli...
01:00, 06/20/2019

Hitting the Books: Your personal data makes the digital world go round Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring ...
21:16, 05/18/2019

New York Times Posts Higher Profit, Adds 223,000 Digital Subscribers The publisher continued spending aggressively to pursue its goal of reaching 10 million total subscriptions by 2025, adding 223,000 new digital subscr...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Czech digital tax aimed at global, not local, internet companies -report The Czech Finance Ministry's new digital tax will apply to internet companies with global turnover of more than 750 million euros ($56.59 million) and...
09:32, 06/11/2019

Digital voice assistants entrench gender biases, report finds Unesco says female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queriesAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amaz...
02:16, 05/22/2019

Website for storing digital currencies hosted code with a sneaky backdoor (credit: NoHoDamon) A website that bills itself as providing a safer way to store Bitcoin and other digital currencies has been using a coding sleig...
15:32, 05/25/2019

Digital Civil War review: a stark call to save American democracy Peter Daou blames media and the political establishment for failing to combat dishonesty, hypocrisy … and TrumpVoltaire warned that “those who can mak...
13:16, 05/19/2019

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for...
07:32, 06/01/2019

Apple rejects Google CEO's criticism over privacy being a 'luxury good' A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai's claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its p...
19:16, 05/28/2019

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after da...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the comp...
22:16, 05/31/2019

Google brings in new privacy policies to make Chrome extensions better One of the best things about the Chrome web browser is the sheer number of extensions available in the Chrome Web Store that add additional features &...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses The social media giant Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under...
20:48, 05/14/2019

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in ...
05:16, 06/13/2019

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device ...
19:48, 05/29/2019

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core featu...
21:16, 06/19/2019

Google opens German center to improve data privacy LONDON (AP) — Google says it’s opening a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, in its latest move to beef up its data protectio...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Google unveils new privacy rules for Chrome extensions and Drive Google announced new rules that will restrict access to user data for third-party add-ons in Chrome and Drive. From now on, Chrome extension developer...
23:48, 05/30/2019

Judge orders Facebook to turn over records on data privacy DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is ordering Facebook to turn over internal records regarding data privacy and access to user data. Thursday’...
03:48, 05/31/2019

Explainer: 'Privacy coin' Monero offers near total anonymity Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is sliding, with a host of alternative digital coins gaining ground as developers race to create digital ...
10:32, 05/15/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payment...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Recommended Reading: Blame the apps for iPhone privacy woes iPhone privacy is broken... and apps are to blame Joanna Stern, The Wall Street Journal Thanks in part to Facebook's privacy blunders, concern ...
23:32, 06/01/2019

Facebook lawyer says ‘there is no privacy,’ hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg’s pivot _____ A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that its users had no expectation of privacy when using the social network, pushing for a judge to thr...
19:32, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc said https://webkit.org/blog/8943/privacy-preserving-ad-click-attribution-for-the-web on Wednesday its browser engine Webkit will launch a n...
17:32, 05/22/2019

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0 Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, ...
21:32, 06/04/2019

Tech We’re Using: 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...
16:16, 05/22/2019

Apple’s new privacy and security features in iOS 13 and macOS will be a tough act to follow For years, Apple has been insisting on offering its customers strong privacy and security across its products and services. Apple has long supported e...
23:48, 06/04/2019

New York State Is Pushing ‘One of the Strictest’ Privacy Bills in the Nation Every new privacy law is a battle over data. While the fight is still going on around privacy laws like Europe’s GDPR and California’s CCPA, New York ...
03:32, 06/05/2019

Back-Country Greenwich, Conn.: Where Privacy Doesn’t Come Cheap This Fairfield County area offers lots of green space to those who can pay the price. And thanks to changing tastes, it’s now (slightly) more affordab...
00:48, 06/06/2019

Why Gary Vaynerchuk thinks privacy is dead and it’s a good thing The answers to almost any question that pops into our head can be answered by simply “Googling it.” As a result of our insatiable desire f...
09:48, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-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...
05:48, 05/17/2019

Apple backs up privacy chest-beating with critical new feature Apple showed at WWDC that it’s practicing what it’s preaching, with strong new privacy features woven in everywhere from the Mac to the Ap...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?   &...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Apple's Webkit Browser Engine to Get New Privacy Feature for Ad Tracking Apple said Webkit will launch a new technology to track advertising clicks and whether they lead to a product purchase while preserving the privacy of...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Court Tells Facebook to Open Its Records on Data Privacy A Delaware court has ordered Facebook to hand over records to shareholders investigating the data privacy breach that fed information to now-defunct d...
00:48, 06/03/2019

How federated learning could shape the future of AI in a privacy-obsessed world As privacy becomes a selling point, federated learning will grow among tech giants and industries where privacy protection is required, like health ca...
16:32, 06/03/2019

Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  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...
00:48, 06/04/2019

Apple rejects Google CEO’s criticism over privacy being a ‘luxury good’ A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for...
00:32, 05/30/2019

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation in...
10:48, 05/23/2019

Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Future improvements to Chrome will fix a gap in Incognito Mode, preventing publishers from blocking users from using incognito mode to jump over soft ...
16:16, 06/14/2019

Brexit, data privacy rules damaging markets, report says Brexit, tougher data privacy protection and a crackdown on foreign clearing houses risk fragmenting markets, bumping up costs and undermining efforts ...
15:32, 06/04/2019

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Disc...
16:00, 06/04/2019

Addressing the privacy paradox: Top leaders and experts share insights As technological innovation evolves, society evolves with it. The problem is, with each new innovation also comes risk. Whether it opens us up to new ...
15:16, 06/12/2019

U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devic...
20:16, 05/09/2019

FTC to Face Questions Over How It Handled Years' Worth of Privacy Disasters America’s top consumer watchdog will face questions from congressional lawmakers this week concerning a veritable laundry list of privacy-related inci...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Google’s I/O 2019 keynote fought Apple’s privacy FUD with practicality Apple has been waving the privacy flag to justify its underperformant services for years, but Google changed the conversation at I/O this year.Read Mo...
21:48, 05/08/2019

Google’s new privacy feature auto-deletes location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Goog...
00:48, 05/03/2019

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates...
04:16, 05/06/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy With Smart Speakers Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and ch...
11:16, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook exec 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 was meeting with U.S....
23:32, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-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...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook could get new privacy oversight and record-breaking fine in FTC deal Facebook is looking at the possibility of new privacy oversight and a massive fine as part of a deal with the Federal Trade Commission, according to s...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg announces privacy overhaul: ‘We don’t have the strongest reputation' At annual F8 developer conference, CEO focuses on ‘sense of intimacy’ and unveils plans for payments toolsEven Mark Zuckerberg couldn’t keep a straigh...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Zuckerberg jokes about Facebook’s privacy record in launching redesign For Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s relentless string of privacy scandals are a laughing matter. The 34 year-old techie was chuckling on...
19:48, 05/02/2019

What's new for Facebook? Zuckerberg says Messenger and WhatsApp can save privacy When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sha...
00:32, 04/30/2019

U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt ...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook uses people to ‘label’ content, posing privacy questions INDIA/SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India, has plowed through millions of Facebook...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Privacy Experts Expect Amendments to Clarify, Restrict California Law A sweeping law set to take effect in 2020 was passed in haste, leading to confusion. Now the state legislature is working on tweaks to address shortco...
10:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook Design Overhaul Sees Focus Shift 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...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Google set to launch privacy tools to limit online tracking: WSJ Alphabet Inc's Google is set to roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies, ...
21:32, 05/06/2019

Apple Says It Pulled Parental Control Apps Over Privacy Concerns Apple Inc. said it removed several parental control apps from its store because of security and privacy concerns, issuing a rare public response to a ...
06:16, 04/29/2019

Facebook reportedly invites federal oversight of its privacy practices During Facebook's F8 keynote this week, the company repeatedly hammered one idea: the future is private. While its privacy-focus might be flawed,...
18:32, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Private equity firm Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for infrastructure fund Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack and Digital Bridge Holdings, said on Wednesday it had raised ...
17:16, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-New York Times profit beats estimates as digital subscriptions surge The New York Times Co reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Wednesday as it signed up more digital subscribers, sending its sh...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Building the Brexit party: how Nigel Farage copied Italy's digital populists The former Ukip leader forged an alliance with the Five Star Movement just as they bulldozed Italian politics using a tightly controlled digital opera...
11:00, 05/21/2019

The digital farming revolution will cost workers their power, dignity, and possibly their jobs There’s a lot of talk about digital technology and smart cities, but what about smart farms? Many of us still have a romantic view of farmers surveyin...
15:32, 04/30/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNE...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Exclusive: Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project - sources Several of the world's largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology to...
04:48, 05/17/2019

Cisco Live 2017: How apps can make or break digital transformation in the enterprise Matt Chotin, senior director of AppDynamics, talks about how having the right app is essential to digital transformation. A new study shows that 60% o...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Brazil retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup ...
23:48, 06/05/2019

Roguebook goes to Kickstarter to fund this Faeria-inspired roguelike digital card game Belgium game studio Abrakam is taking is looking to Kickstarter to raise funds for its next game, a rougelike digital card game called Roguebook.Read ...
19:00, 06/06/2019

SuperData: Mortal Kombat 11 and Fortnite help digital game sales hit $8.8 billion in April NetherRealm's latest fighter continues to break new records. While console spending is up overall, PC is down 4% despite the success of free-to-play g...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Online church: Ministries use VR, apps to deliver digital services and virtual baptisms Tech in church goes beyond live streaming. Imagine a service that takes you inside of Jesus' tomb via virtual reality or app-based Sunday service...
12:48, 05/02/2019

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Digital transformation efforts changing companies, careers, teams on multiple fronts A study by Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review highlights how managers expect their companies and careers to change in unforeseen ways due to dig...
16:00, 06/04/2019

CORRECTED-Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to criti...
23:48, 05/31/2019

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwor...
01:16, 06/12/2019

Brazilian retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup ...
02:16, 06/06/2019

FTC complaint alleges Amazon's Echo Dot Kids violates child privacy law A month after we found out Amazon employees might listen to your Alexa conversations, Amazon is facing more privacy concerns. This time, they have to ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devic...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Alex Rodriguez bathroom photo highlights permissive privacy laws Former Yankees slugger snapped through apartment windowLawyers seek photographer but legal recourse uncertainNew York’s liberal privacy laws are under...
22:32, 05/18/2019

Google and Facebook are gonna hate Apple’s new privacy-preserving online ads Apple has outlined a new plan to make online ads private. A new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, aims to stop ads from ...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Apple’s privacy reputation at risk with new iTunes class-action lawsuit Apple has marketed itself as a company that puts customers’ privacy first, but a new class-action lawsuit claims to the contrary. Leigh Wheaton, Jill ...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Social media giants under microscope in Ottawa as politicians aim to protect privacy Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' priva...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Police are using Amazon’s facial recognition technology. Privacy experts are worried. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon is using Amazon Rekognition to help track down criminal suspects. Is it a breakthrough in policing or...
01:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payment...
02:16, 06/19/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concern...
09:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook says it's going to give your privacy back. At f8, Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell you how When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sha...
21:48, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Google set to launch privacy tools to limit online tracking - WSJ Alphabet Inc's Google is set to roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies, ...
19:16, 05/06/2019

Google’s awesome new privacy feature will auto-delete your location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Goog...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Booking Holdings CEO: Data-Privacy Compliance Pushes Costs Higher Global companies are grappling with different data privacy rules in individual markets, said Glenn Fogel, chief executive of online travel company Boo...
11:32, 06/14/2019

FOCUS-Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates...
06:00, 05/06/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses: source The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to...
00:16, 05/14/2019

FTC Members Unanimously Press Congress for Tough National Privacy Protections All five members of the Federal Trade Commission appeared Wednesday before the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee. One or two would have...
00:48, 05/09/2019

Google faces a huge fine for allegedly violating privacy rules Last year, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to boost privacy rights in the union. Under this regulati...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Facebook is violating our privacy. Where are the cops? | Sarah Miller and Matt Stoller A company whose motto has been ‘Move Fast and Break Things’ cannot be relied upon to admit wrongdoingIn 2011, the Federal Trade Commission settled cha...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers sa...
10:32, 06/14/2019

Google vows greater user privacy, after decades of data collection At its annual conference for software developers, the search and advertising giant showed off several new products and features that it said were crea...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Google is creating a privacy engineering hub and safety research fund in Europe Google plans a Google Safety Engineering Center and an $11.23 million Impact Challenge on Safety fund for organizations working on digital safety.Read...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Facial recognition tech prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and d...
04:32, 05/23/2019

Google Rolls Out New Data-Reliant Ad Spots Days After Pledging More Privacy Google on Tuesday rolled out several new ways for marketers to hawk their wares on Google's products, all based on the reams of data it collects about...
08:32, 05/15/2019

Google's privacy push adds Incognito Mode for Maps and Search Among the new developments announced at Google I/O 2019, CEO Sundar Pichai revealed tweaks that will impact data retention and privacy. Filters that a...
22:16, 05/07/2019

EU campaigns to raise data privacy rights awareness as survey shows gap Less than a third of Europeans are aware of all their rights under last year's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union said on T...
16:00, 06/13/2019

My data security is better than yours: tech CEOs throw shade in privacy wars Apple, Google and Facebook are racing to embrace the latest buzzword, and taking swipes at each other in the process“Privacy cannot be a luxury good o...
13:32, 05/09/2019

Apple Says Parental Control Apps Removed Due to 'Privacy and Security Risk' Off-page: Apple has removed or restricted at least 11 of the 17 most downloaded screen-time and parental-control apps over the past year, The New York...
07:32, 04/29/2019

Apple Touts New Privacy Features Amid Scrutiny of Tech Giants Apple sought to tout itself as a digital-privacy crusader with an anonymous login system and tools that prevent apps from tracking a user’s location, ...
22:00, 06/03/2019

German state to shut Facebook page over data privacy worries BERLIN (AP) — A German state government says it plans to shut down the region’s Facebook page because of concerns over the company’s handl...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook expected to tout privacy in messaging at this week's developer conference Facebook's annual F8 developer conference promises to put a focus on the company's messaging apps as the social network shifts toward privac...
15:32, 04/29/2019

Crossing the digital picket line? Uber and Lyft offer discounts as drivers strike Drivers are shutting off apps in protest across more than a dozen US cities as Uber prepares to go publicUber and Lyft are offering riders and drivers...
16:16, 05/09/2019

Global private banking debate: Trust, scale and security key factors in a digital world Meeting the needs of high net-worth families is more challenging and fascinating than ever. Private banks are investing in new forms of digital commun...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Venmo has digital user base putting heat on Square and banks, but no plan to profit from it PayPal's Venmo is seeing huge growth, with 40 million users disclosed for the first time, but CFO John Rainey says the company is in no rush to g...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Worried about Alexa spying on you? This Raspberry Pi smart speaker for kids puts privacy first If privacy worries surrounding smart speakers are a major concern for you – particularly if your kids are using this tech – then a Raspb...
16:16, 05/23/2019