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Bird Attack Forces Google To Suspend Drone Deliveries

Angry birds! Google Wing delivery drones in the Australia capital of Canberra have been grounded after being attacked by ravens

3 days 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

3 days ago

Australian Bank Slams Apple Pay – Report

Head of Australian bank complains to lawmakers about Apple's alleged monopolist control of its NFC-based Apple Pay system

3 days ago

Facebook CTO Announces Departure

Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer is to step down after 13 years in charge of technology and infrastructure at the social…

3 days ago

Freshworks Valued At $12.2 Billion After Nasdaq IPO

Business software provider Freshworks, which seeks to challenge Salesforce in the CRM space, enjoys successful Nasdaq debut

4 days 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 days 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 days ago

US Treasury Sanctions Cryptocurrency Exchange Suex

Cryptocurrency exchange Suex hit with sanctions by US Treasury Department for alleged role in laundering ransomware payments

5 days ago

Facebook Oversight Board To Examine Free Pass For High-Profile Users

Facebook's Supreme Court, the Oversight Board, is to investigate the 'cross-check' system used for content decisions for high-profile users

5 days ago

Boris Johnson Talks Tax With Amazon’s Jeff Bezos

Downing Street confirms British Prime Minister discussed the issue of taxation during meeting with Jeff Bezos in New York

5 days ago

US Sanctions ‘Aim To Cut Off Hackers’ Access’ To Cryptocurrency

US Treasury Department reportedly planning sanctions against cryptocurrency platforms that facilitate ransomware payments in latest anti-hacking move

7 days ago

Ireland Privacy Regulator Quizzes Facebook Over Smart Glasses

Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner asks Facebook to demonstrate that smart glasses' safeguards for unauthorised image recording are 'effective'

7 days ago

Teamsters Union Targets Amazon Facilities Across Canada

Following unionisation effort in Edmonton, Alberta Teamsters Union reportedly expands organisation drive to at least nine Amazon locations across Canada

7 days ago

OpenSea Employee Resigns Over NFT ‘Insider Trading’ Row

Community members had accused OpenSea employee of using insider information to buy NFTs being promoted by the site, then resell…

7 days ago

US Mulls Sanctions Use In War Against Hacker Cryptocurrency Payments

White House is reportedly preparing to take a number of actions, including the use of sanctions, against ransomware crypto payments

1 week ago

El Salvador Protests Erupt Amid Bitcoin Crash

Thousands of protesters take to the streets in El Salvador, in protest at the country's adoption of Bitcoin as legal…

1 week ago

Amazon Antitrust Lawsuit Widened By Washington DC AG

Doubling down. Washington DC’s Attorney General Karl Racine has broadened the existing antitrust lawsuit against e-commerce giant Amazon

2 weeks ago

Facebook Allows Some High-Profile Users To Break Rules

Social networking giant Facebook uses a 'whitelist' of high-profile users, who are reportedly allowed to break platform's online rules

2 weeks ago

Judge Orders Apple To Change App Store Payment Rules

California judge orders Apple to allow app developers to include links to outside forms of payment in major shake-up, but…

2 weeks ago

PayPal Raises Business Fees Between UK And Europe

Fees for business payments between companies in UK and European Economic Area to rise to 1.2 percent as interchange costs…

2 weeks ago

Texas Law Bans Social Media ‘De-Platforming’

US state of Texas passes law that prohibits social media companies from removing users based on their views, following Donald…

2 weeks ago

Twitter Introduces Labels For ‘Good’ Bots

Twitter to allow accounts to add label indicating if they are automated, in effort to give users more context –…

2 weeks ago

Facebook Developing Machine Learning Chip – Report

Engineers at Facebook are reportedly developing a machine learning chip, as part of its internal chip development program

2 weeks ago

Aussie Court Rules Publishers Liable For Comments On Facebook Pages

Court in Australia shifts responsibility for harmful online content found on the Facebook pages of local publishers or media companies

2 weeks ago

WhatsApp Moderators Can Read Messages – Report

Concern raised again about how secure messages are on WhatsApp, after it emerges moderators can access messages if a complaint…

2 weeks 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”

3 weeks ago

Problems Blight First Day, As El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin

Tech glitches, protests and a plummet in value of Bitcoin greets El Salvador's first day of using digital currency as…

3 weeks ago

El Salvador Today Adopts Bitcoin As Legal Tender

Despite warnings from world institutions and central banks, and the disapproval of its own citizens, El Salvador adopts Bitcoin as…

3 weeks ago

ICO To Urge G7 Action On Annoying Cookie Consent Pop-ups

Information Commissioner is urging G7 data protection authorities to tackle the scourge of modern day browsing....cookie pop-ups

3 weeks ago

Apple Eases App Store Rules For Spotify, Netflix etc

Fresh concession from Apple for “reader” apps, but Netflix says it doesn't go far enough and Spotify CEO says Apple…

3 weeks ago