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Whistleblower Says Facebook Knows It Is Harming People

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen to testify before US Senate, but has alleged the social network puts profits before clamping down…

3 weeks ago

Donald Trump Asks US Judge To Reinstate Twitter Account

Former President Donald Trump really wants to get his Twitter account back, and asks US judge to force Twitter to…

3 weeks ago

Facebook Blames Configuration Change For Global Outage

Back online. Facebook confirms 'configuration change' for seven hour global outage that halt access to most of its services on…

3 weeks ago

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Suffer Global Outage

As CTO departs, a major global outage rocks the Facebook platform, as well as its WhatsApp and Instagram platforms on…

3 weeks 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,…

3 weeks ago

Waze Pushes Crowdsourcing For Petrol Pump Data

Google-owned navigation app Waze prompts users to provide data on petrol availability, as retailers argue social media fuels panic buying

3 weeks ago

Flaw With Apple Pay, Visa Uncovered By University Researchers

Researchers uncover flaw when Apple Pay linked to a Visa card is used for transportation payments on say the London…

4 weeks ago

Facebook Grilled By US Senators Over Harm To Children Research

Facebook's head of safety faces tough questions from US senators over WSJ reports on Instagram impact on teenage girls self…

4 weeks ago

Russian Watchdog Warns Facebook Of Hefty Fine

Facebook warned it faces fine of up to 10 percent of its annual turnover in Russia, for failing to remove…

4 weeks ago

US, Europe Reach Agreement On Chip Supplies, China, Tech Rules

Inaugural agreement between US and Europe to deepen co-operation centred around chip supplies, rules governing big tech, and trade with…

4 weeks ago

YouTube To Block All Anti-Vaccine Content

Streaming platform will now block all anti-vaccine content, in a major expansion of its ban on misinformation on Coronavirus vaccines

4 weeks ago

Amazon Settles Lawsuit With Two Fired Staffers

Undisclosed lawsuit settlement reached with two former Amazon employees, who alleged they were fired over their 'workplace activism'

4 weeks ago

Elon Musk Tells US Government To Back Off Crypto Regulation

Tesla boss Elon Musk pushes back against crackdowns, and says US government should avoid regulating the cryptocurrency market

4 weeks ago

CNN Blocks Australian Access To Facebook Pages After Court Ruling

Not unexpected. After Australian court made publishers liable for user comments on their Facebook page, CNN pulls the plug

4 weeks ago

YouTube ‘Terminates’ RT German Channels, Russia Threatens Retaliation

Russia threatens retaliation after German YouTube channels belonging to Russia's RT were deleted for Covid misinformation breaches

4 weeks ago

Instagram Kids Development Halted After Backlash

Facebook's Instagram confirms development pause of new app for kids, after report of the harmful effect it has on teenage…

4 weeks ago

China Bans All Cryptocurrency Transactions

China's central bank calls all cryptocurrency transactions 'illegal' in strongest statement to date, causing sharp price drops for Bitcoin and…

4 weeks ago

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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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…

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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…

1 month ago

US Treasury Sanctions Cryptocurrency Exchange Suex

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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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'

1 month 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

1 month ago