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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

2 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

3 days ago

Twitter Offers $800m To Settle Investor Lawsuit

Twitter offers to pay $809.5m to settle class action lawsuit which accused it of allegedly deceiving investors over user engagement

4 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…

5 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

South Korea Slaps Google With $177m Fine

Antitrust regulator in South Korea has fined Google $177m for blocking customised versions of the Android operating system

1 week ago

Google Hands Over Data To Hong Kong Authorities – Report

Despite pledging to halt data transfers due to a repressive security law in Hong Kong, Google reportedly has handed over…

2 weeks 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

WhatsApp Slapped With $267m GDPR Fine For Sharing Data

Ouch. Irish Data Protection Commission hits WhatsApp with an increased fine of 225m euros, due to its handling and processing…

3 weeks ago

Meng Wanzhou US Extradition Case Ends, Sentencing To Take Months

Huawei says it is confident in Meng’s innocence, andi it trusts the Canadian judicial system to reject US extradition request

1 month ago

FCC To Investigate T-Mobile Data Breach

Data breach that impacted more than 40 million former, prospective, and current customers will be investigated by US regulator

1 month ago

Samsung Heir Lee Released From Prison On Parole

Samsung vice-chairman Jay Y. Lee released from prison on parole amidst chip crisis as South Korean government pleads for public…

1 month ago

Julian Assange Loses Court Ruling Over US Extradiction

British judge rules US government can be given more grounds to appeal against January decision not to extradite Assange to…

2 months ago

China Confirms Death Sentence, Amid Meng Wanzhou Case

Hostage politics. Beijing confirms death sentence of one Canadian, and jails another for eleven years, ahead of Huawei CFO extradiction…

2 months ago

High Court Blocks Crowdfunded Action To Halt 5G

High Court judge blocks case seeking judicial review of 5G rollout due to lack of evidence, after backers raised more…

2 months ago

US Tightens Rules For Chinese IPOs After Didi Debacle

US Securities and Exchange Commission requires disclosure of risks from Chinese regulators for Chinese companies' IPOs following Didi selloff

2 months ago

EU Fines Amazon Record £637m Over Alleged Data Violation

European Union imposes record fine on Amazon over alleged violations of GDPR privacy law relating to advertising data, as company…

2 months ago

Government To Compensate Victims Of Post Office Horizon Fiasco

Compensation promised by government for wrongly convicted postmasters, after Post Office Horizon scandal over past two decades

2 months ago

Briton Arrested Over Twitter Hack Of Public Figures

Another arrest over the hack of high profile Twitter accounts of Joe Biden, Barak Obama, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and…

2 months ago

REvil Gang Websites Go Dark After Attacks

Websites for the criminal ransomware hackers linked to Russia suddenly disappeared on Tuesday, prompting takedown speculation

2 months ago

Google Ordered To Pay $600m By French Watchdog

Ouch. Copyright dispute over online content in France sees competition regulator impose a 500 million euro (£427m) fine on Google

2 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…

3 months ago

Facebook Joins Trillion Dollar Club, As FTC Complaint Dismissed

Social network Facebook wins dismissal of US states and FTC antitrust lawsuit, which triggers share rise above $1 trillion

3 months ago

Court Denies HSBC Publication Ban In Meng Wanzhou Case

Canadian court denies Huawei request for publication ban on documents received from HSBC, as Meng Wanzhou extradition case continues

3 months ago

Brothers Deny Involvement In $3.6bn South African Bitcoin ‘Heist’

Two brothers who operated cryptocurrency investment firm Africrypt deny involvement in 'hack' that made off with billions of pounds' worth…

3 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…

3 months ago

US Takes Aim At Big Tech, Approves Breakup Antitrust Bill

Big tech firms face real breakup threat after one draft antitrust bill in US House of Representative gains official approval

3 months ago

Antivirus Pioneer John McAfee Found Dead In Spanish Jail

John McAfee is found dead in prison cell, hours after the Spanish High Court approved his extradition to the United…

3 months ago

Spanish Court Approves John McAfee Extradition To US

Cyber security pioneer John McAfee is to be extradited to the United States from Spain on tax fraud charges, but…

3 months ago

FSB Head Says Russia Will Help US Locate Hackers

No place to hide? Head of FSB security agency has reportedly said Russia will work with the United States to…

3 months ago