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Google Updates Plan To End Cookies In Chrome Browser

Look ma, no cookies. Google says it has made progress in effort to remove third-party cookies from its Chrome web…

1 day ago

Google Warns It May Withdraw Search Engine From Australia

Nuclear option. Google executive warns it will withdraw search engine from Australia due to 'unworkable' publisher payments law

6 days ago

Google Seeks To Move ‘Meritless’ Collusion Lawsuit To California

Lawsuit by US states filed in Texas, alleging Google collusion with Facebook, should be heard in California instead says Google

7 days ago

EU Takes Aim At Google Advertising Practices In Antitrust Probe

European Commission seeks information from advertisers, as it opens second EU antitrust probe of Google and its practices

1 week ago

Turkey Hits Twitter With Ad Ban Under New Law

Controversial law in Turkey governing social media firms, sees Ankara imposing advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest

1 week ago

Signal Installations Surge Amid WhatsApp Data Concerns

Research shows installations of Signal messaging app approaching one million a day, amid concern over WhatsApp data policy update

2 weeks ago

Google Faces UK Investigation Over Chrome Cookie Change

The UK's CMA opens investigation of Google’s proposals to remove third-party cookies and other functions from Chrome browser

3 weeks ago

WhatsApp Will Share Data With Facebook, Despite User Wishes

What is the point of end-to-end encryption? Facebook to access people's WhatsApp data, whether they like it or not, from…

3 weeks ago

Google To Add Privacy Labels To Its iOS App Portfolio

Bad news for advertisers. Search giant is to update all its iOS apps to carry Apple's privacy labels that will…

3 weeks ago

Google, Facebook Team Up To Tackle Antitrust Lawsuit – Report

Both firms agreed to 'cooperate and assist one another', after antitrust lawsuit last week from US states over online advertising…

1 month ago

Google Hit With Third Antitrust Lawsuit

Another day, another antitrust lawsuit. More legal action alleging Google operates a search monopoly, and prevents Alexa in speakers using…

1 month ago

Facebook Slams Apple Advertising Changes

Fight, fight, fight. Apple's move to place 'privacy labels' on apps is slammed by Facebook, as feud erupts into the…

1 month ago

Google Sued By 10 US States For Alleged Facebook Collusion

Ten US states sue Google, alleging it worked with Facebook to break US antitrust law to bolster its online advertising…

1 month ago

Apple Launches Privacy Labels For App Store Apps

Advertiser setback? Apple confirms apps on its App Store will now have to carry labels explaining how user data will…

1 month ago

Google Fined $121 Million By French Watchdog Over Cookies

Stiff financial penalty imposed on Google by French privacy watchdog, which at the time also fined Amazon over advertising cookies

2 months ago

UK To Implement Tougher Competition Rules On Tech In 2021

Competition and Markets Authority to implement tougher competition laws on tech giants such as Facebook and Google in 2021

2 months ago

Tech Giants Face Fines Or Even Break-up, Warns EU Digital Head

New European rules to rein in big name tech firms will include the power to potentially break-up firms, EU digital…

2 months ago

Apple Hits Back At iPhone Tracking Complaints By Privacy Group

Two privacy complaints filed by Max Schrems campaign group draws robust response from Apple, which labels allegations as 'factually inaccurate'

2 months ago

Facebook Extends US Political Ad Ban For Another Month

Email to advertisers confirms Facebook plan to extend its ban on political adverts in the United States for another month

3 months ago

Facebook Apologises After Blocking Biden, Trump Ads

Joe Biden campaign team slams Facebook for blocking adverts in crucial week before US presidential election on 3 November

3 months ago

DoJ Sues ‘Gatekeeper’ Google Over Alleged ‘Illegal Monopoly’

Breakup threat. US Department of Justice lawsuit accuses Google of abusing its position to dominate search and search advertising

3 months ago

Facebook Oversight Board Ready For US Election

Facebook's oversight board that will make final decision on objectional content will launch just before US election on 3 November

4 months ago

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Agree To Hate Speech Audits

Social networking giants agree to outside audit of efforts to deal with hate speech, after advertising boycott by major firms

4 months ago

EU Regulators Extend Fitbit Antitrust Probe

Fitness data probe. European antitrust regulators have given themselves more time to investigate Google's acquisition of Fitbit

4 months ago

Facebook Celebrity Boycott Joined By Kim Kardashian West

Kardashian joins Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and others in celebrity boycott of Facebook's Instagram on Wednesday

4 months ago

EU Tells Facebook, Twitter, Google To Clamp Down On Fake News

Tech companies must do more to clamp down on fake news, amid a surge of disinformation during the global Coronavirus…

5 months ago

Apple Delays Advertising Privacy Changes

After pushback from Facebook and advertising associations, Apple delays implementation of new privacy controls on advertisers tracking ability

5 months ago

Facebook To Halt Last Minute Political Adverts In US

Facebook said it will not take on any new political ads in the seven days prior to the US election,…

5 months ago

Intel Unveils 11th Gen Core CPU, And Redesigns Logo

Chip giant conducts only its third brand refresh in the past 51 years, as it unveils its 11th generation Core…

5 months ago