UK To Address Marketing Of High Risk Crypto Investments

British financial watchdog says it will curb the marketing of cryptoassets and other high-risk investments, amid a surge in online…

23 hours ago

Google, Facebook Chiefs Signed Off On Secret Deal, Lawsuit Says

Google's Sundar Pichai and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg signed off on a deal to carve up advertising market, alleges antitrust lawsuit…

3 days ago

Facebook Faces £2.3 Billion Lawsuit From 44m UK Users

Meta is facing a lawsuit in the UK that is seeking damages of at least $3.2 billion of behalf of…

6 days ago

India Opens Probe Into Google After Publishers Complain

India's competition regulator launches investigation into Google's market power following complaint by country's digital news media

1 week ago

Google Faces French 150m Euro Fine For Cookie Breach

French regulator imposes 150 million euros ($169m) fine on Googe, and 60m euros fine on Meta, over complexity about refusing…

2 weeks ago

LinkedIn Overcharging Lawsuit Dismissed By US Judge

Lawsuit alleging Microsoft's LinkedIn division had inflated its advertising metrics for video ads watched is dismissed by US judge

3 weeks ago

Google Warns Android App Developers Over Data Sharing

Google warns app developers working with UK data company Huq to be clearer about what they are sharing, amidst privacy…

1 month ago

Google Increases Concessions, Amid CMA Oversight Of Cookie Removal

Google expands data pledges to address concerns of British competition regulator, overseeing tech giant's removal of third-party tracking cookies

2 months ago

High Court Blocks $4.3bn Lawsuit Over Google iPhone Tracking

Court order blocks mass lawsuit against Google, over a decade old case that involved tracking Safari users browser history

2 months ago

Google To Restore News For Spain After 2014 Closure

After a seven year absence, the Google News service is to be restored in Spain, after the government there passes…

3 months ago

Facebook Says Instagram Makes People ‘Feel Better’

Facebook responds to criticism over well-being, saying it is spending $5bn on the issue this year and that Instagram makes…

3 months ago

Snap Shares Slump On Apple Privacy Disruption

Shares in Snapchat developer Snap drop after it projects prolonged slump in ad revenues from introduction of Apple's iPhone privacy…

3 months ago

Twitter Sells Mobile Ad Platform MoPub

Nice little earner. Eight years after Twitter acquired MoPub for $350m in 2013, it sells the mobile ad company for…

3 months ago

Apple ‘May Be Working On Mobile Advertising Platform’

Anti-tracking tech in iOS 14.5 may be part of Apple plan to compete in online advertising against Facebook and Google,…

4 months ago

Google Proposes Settlement In EU Digital Advertising Probe

Google tries to stave off lengthy investigation of its digital advertising business by reportedly seeking settlement with EU

4 months ago

Facebook Underreporting iOS Ad Results After Apple Privacy Change

Social networking giant Facebook says it is underreporting results of its advertising business on iOS devices after Apple privacy fight

4 months ago

O2 Coverage Advert Banned By ASA

Advert by O2 that claimed it had the best coverage citing an uSwitch survey, has been banned by the Advertising…

4 months ago

Facebook Questions UK’s CMA Authority On Giphy Purchase

In strongly worded letter, Facebook says the CMA's suggested divestiture of Giphy “is grossly unreasonable and disproportionate”

4 months ago

Google Appeals $591m Copyright Fine From French Watchdog

'Disproportionate fine' says Google, as it files appeal against 500 million euros penalty imposed by France’s competition regulator

5 months ago

YouTube Trials Cheaper Premium Lite Option

Not that much cheaper. Google's YouTube is trialing a more affordable premium subscription tier that doesn't display adverts

6 months ago

Facebook Defends Cutting Off Researcher Access To Data

Pot kettle black? Social networking giant Facebook says research cannot be justification for compromising people's privacy, after issuing repeated warnings

6 months ago

Facebook Warns Of ‘Significant’ Slowdown In Growth

Social networking giant Facebook records fastest growth since 2016, but warns annual revenue growth will slow “significantly”

6 months ago

Printer Ink Can ‘Cost More Than Champagne’

Manufacturer-branded printer cartridges can be priced 286 percent more than third-party alternatives, costing consumers hundreds of pounds a year, Which?…

6 months ago

President Biden Targets Tech Monolopies, Data Collection

Sweeping executive order signed by US President Joe Biden on Friday targets tech giant domination, broadband provision, data collection, right…

6 months ago

Government Welcomes EU Data Protection Agreement

Personal data will continue to 'seamlessly flow' between the United Kingdom and Europe, after European Union agreement

7 months ago

Google Delays Third-Party Cookie Removal Until 2023

Google blinks first and delays Chrome’s plan to phase out support for third-party cookies until 2023, citing need to work…

7 months ago

Amazon, Google Face CMA Investigation Over Fake Reviews

Thorny problem of fake reviews faces an official investigation, with the removal efforts of Amazon and Google being examined by…

7 months ago

European Commission Opens Google Advertising Probe

Official antitrust investigation opened into alleged anticompetitive conduct by Google in the online advertising tech sector

7 months ago

Google ‘Faces Formal EU Probe’ Into Advertising Business

European Union antitrust regulator reportedly preparing formal investigation into Google's online advertising business by end of year

7 months ago

Regulator ‘Deeply Concerned’ Over Live Facial Recognition

Information Commissioner concerned that live facial recognition could be linked to social media to create 'supercharged CCTV'

7 months ago