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Swedish Court Rejects Huawei Appeal Over 5G Ban

Appeal by Huawei against Swedish regulator's decision to exclude it from 5G networks dismissed, with 5G auction slated to begin…

3 days ago

Death Threats Against Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou

A number of death threats allegedly made against Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou, whilst she remains under house arrest in Vancouver

4 days 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

1 week ago

Julian Assange Denied Bail, Despite Extradition Halt

Wikileaks founder denied bail and will remain at Belmarsh prison, as Assange still has “incentive” to abscond from unresolved proceedings

2 weeks ago

President Trump Blacklists Eight Chinese Apps

Executive order signed by US President bans transactions with eight Chinese software applications including Ant's Alipay payment app

2 weeks ago

Julian Assange Extradition To US Denied By UK Judge

Protracted extradition of Wikileaks co-founder to the United States is halted by London court, but US DoJ is expected to…

2 weeks ago

Apple Deletes 39,000 Games From Chinese App Store

Mass purge of unlicensed gaming apps on Apple's Chinese app store, ahead of local law requiring publishers to obtain licence

3 weeks ago

Ticketmaster Pays $10m DoJ Fine For Accessing Rival’s Computer

Criminal computer intrusion fine imposed on Ticketmaster by the US DoJ, after it repeatedly accessed computer system of a rival

3 weeks ago

Facial Recognition Blamed For False Arrest And Jail Time

Racial bias and facial recognition. Black man in New Jersey arrested by police and spends ten days in jail after…

3 weeks ago

Alibaba Faces Antitrust Probe By Chinese Authorities

China's answer to Amazon - Alibaba - faces antitrust investigation for preventing merchants from selling their goods elsewhere

3 weeks ago

White House Appeals Judge’s TikTok Ruling

Trump administration has appealed a judge's decision to block US attempts to place tough restrictions on ByteDance's TikTok

3 weeks 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

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

Facebook Sued By Australia For Onavo Protect Data Gathering

Australia files lawsuit against Facebook over its data collection practices associated with its discontinued Onavo Protect VPN app

1 month ago

California Asks Court To Force Amazon To Comply With Coronavirus Probe

Attorney General asks court to force Amazon to co-operate with state investigation into its handling of Covid-19 pandemic

1 month ago

Twitter Fined 450,000 Euros Over Public Tweet Bug

Irish data regulator DPC increases Twitter's GDPR fine for tweeting bug, after watchdogs in Austria, Germany, Italy argued it was…

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

1 month ago

Facebook Hit With Two Antitrust Lawsuits From FTC And US States

Breakup threat. Social networking giant sued by federal regulator and US states, and could be forced to sell WhatsApp, Instagram

1 month ago

DoJ Sues Facebook Over Immigrant Hiring

Trump's parting shot? US Department Of Justice after two year investigation, files lawsuit against Facebook over hiring practices

1 month ago

Fortnite To Return To iPhones Via Cloud Gaming Service

Look Ma, no app...Epic Games bypasses Apple App Store ban on Fortnite by making it available via Nvidia's game streaming…

2 months ago

Apple Pays $113 Million To Settle iPhone Slowdown Probe

Deliberately policy by Apple to slow down older iPhone models, results in another financial settlement for investigation by US states

2 months ago

Openreach Engineer Stabbed Five Times Amid 5G Violence

Disgraceful. Engineer suffered five stab wounds amid violent attacks against telecom engineers earlier this year, Openreach boss confirms

2 months ago

ICO Hits Ticketmaster With £1.2m Data Breach Fine

Data breach on website in 2018, results in the ICO data protection watchdog hitting Ticketmaster with a hefty £1.25 million…

2 months ago

Google Critics Urge EU Antitrust Action

Joint letter from 165 companies and industry bodies sent to EU antitrust chief, urges fresh antitrust action against Google

2 months ago

ByteDance Challenges Trump Over TikTok Ban

'Now Donald Trump has lost the US election, are we still going to be banned?' TikTok owner ByteDance asks in…

2 months ago

Kim Dotcom Extradition To US Granted, But Appeal Allowed

Fresh twist in long-running extradition of controversial Kim Dotcom to the United States, following NZ Supreme Court ruling

2 months ago

UK Watchdog Fines Marriott £18.4m For Data Breach

UK data protection watchdog ICO lowers fine for Marriott data breach to £18.4m, down from a £99 million fine issued…

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

US DoJ Charges Six Russian GRU Officers For Cyberattacks

Hackers also targeted this year's delayed Olympic Games in Tokyo says UK, as the US DoJ charges six Russian military…

3 months ago