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Russia Seeks To Fine Google, Meta On Annual Turnover

Russian regulator applies to court to fine US tech giants percentage of annual Russian turnover, over failure to remove “banned…

10 hours ago

FTC Sues Nvidia To Block ARM Acquisition

US Federal Trade Commission sues Nvidia to block its acquisition of the UK's ARM Holdings, stating it will “stifle next…

10 hours ago

NY AG Seeks Overseer For Amazon Worker Safety

New York's attorney general asks US judge to appoint someone who will oversee worker safety at Amazon, and to force…

2 days ago

Amazon’s Alabama Warehouse To Vote Again On Trade Union

Not the right outcome? Workers and staff at Amazon fulfilment centre in Bessemer, Alabama to vote again whether it should…

3 days ago

Meta Ordered To Sell Giphy By British Regulator

But will Zuckerberg obey? The UK's CMA watchdog orders Facebook to sell Giphy, after concluding deal could harm UK advertisers

3 days ago

Clearview AI Faces £17m Fine For ‘Serious’ Data Protection Breaches

American facial recognition firm Clearview AI is facing a possible £17 million fine over “serious breaches” of UK data protection…

3 days ago

Google To Pay Millions To Ireland In Back Taxes

Google is to pay £183m in back taxes to the Irish government, in line with its promise to halt the…

1 week ago

Orange CEO Resigns After Court Conviction

Stephane Richard steps down from his CEO and chairman positions of French mobile giant Orange, after his conviction by a…

1 week ago

Tolkien Estate Blocks ‘JRR Token’ Cryptocurrency

“You shall not pass!”, as Tolkien Estate takes legal action against cheeky developer of a cryptocurrency called JRR Token

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Apple Sues NSO To ‘Curb Abuse Of State-Sponsored Spyware’

Tech giant Apple adds to growing pressure on NSO by filing a lawsuit against the surveillance specialist for targetting its…

1 week ago

Alibaba Growth Slumps As China Consumption Slows

Alibaba reports disappointing quarterly growth and full-year revenue expectations amidst regulatory crackdown and more cautious consumer spending

2 weeks ago

US States Investigate Instagram Over Youth Risk

Group of US states launches consumer protection probe into the way Instagram targets young people and affects them following whistleblower…

2 weeks ago

Tesla Sued By JPMorgan Over Elon Musk Privatisation Tweet

Investment bank JPMorgan sues Tesla for $162 million, alleging Elon Musk's privatisation tweet in 2018 cost it millions of dollars

2 weeks ago

Alibaba Singles’ Day Growth Slumps Amidst Crackdown

Alibaba's Singles' Day grows at slowest rate since launch amidst regulatory crackdown, as e-commerce giants emphasise social responsibility

3 weeks ago

Wikileaks Julian Assange Granted Permission To Marry In Prison

Fresh twist in the life of Julian Assange as he is granted permission by Belmarsh governor to marry partner Stella…

3 weeks ago

Google Loses Appeal Against EU Antitrust Ruling

Google's appeal against $2.8 billion antitrust fine issued in 2017 after investigation of its price comparison shopping service, has been…

3 weeks ago

High Court Blocks $4.3bn Lawsuit Over Google iPhone Tracking

Court order blocks mass lawsuit against Google, over a decade old case that involved tracking Safari users browser history

3 weeks ago

More Arrests In Ongoing Campaign Against REvil Hacking Gang

Two more arrested by police in Romania, as global crackdown against Russia's Sodinokibi/REvil ransomware hackers continues

3 weeks ago

Facebook Can Pursue NSO Lawsuit, Appeals Court Rules

Pegasus fallout continues. Facebook granted permission to pursue a lawsuit, after US court rejects NSO's claim of immunity

3 weeks ago

Investors Sue SolarWinds Directors Over Security Breach

Group of investors sues SolarWinds directors over massive 2020 security breach, as Microsoft warns Russian hackers ramping up attacks on…

4 weeks ago

US Senate Looks To Limit Big Tech Companies’ Acquisitions

Bill introduced in US Senate would make it easier for regulators to block deals they see as anticompetitive by placing…

4 weeks ago

New York Mayor ‘Wants First Three Paychecks In Bitcoin’

New York City's incoming mayor, Eric Adams to convert first three paychecks into Bitcoin as he competes with Miami to…

4 weeks ago

Facebook Metaverse Plans Called ‘Dystopian’

Early Facebook investor Roger McNamee, now fierce critic of the company, says it should not be allowed to launch a…

4 weeks ago

Blue Origin Loses NASA Lawsuit After Judge’s Ruling

Bad news Jeff. US judge rejects Blue Origin's lawsuit, filed after NASA's decision to award the Lunar lander contract soley…

4 weeks ago

Google To Allow Third Party App Payments In South Korea

Your move Apple? Third party payment systems will be allowed in Google's app ecosystem in South Korea, to comply with…

4 weeks ago

Google To Restore News For Spain After 2014 Closure

After a seven year absence, the Google News service is to be restored in Spain, after the government there passes…

1 month ago

US Adds Israel’s NSO Group To Entity List

US hits Israeli surveillance specialist NSO Group with trade restrictions after adding it to its Entity List, citing the spyware…

1 month ago

Yahoo Pulls Out Of China, Citing Challenging Restrictions

Western tech exodus continues. Yahoo becomes latest American tech firm to pull its services from China, amid new restrictive laws

1 month ago

Facebook’s Meta Name Faces Trademark Issue With PC Maker

Arizona-based Meta PCs filed a trademark for its name in August, placing it potentially on collision course with Meta/Facebook

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