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Police Delete Database Containing 150,000 Records

Police database falls down some stairs. British coppers accidentally delete data on 150,000 people from the Police National Computer

8 hours ago

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…

10 hours ago

Australian Government Slams Google For Blocking Local Content

Users in Australia complain after Google blocks local websites, after Australia seeks to force tech firms to pay for news…

12 hours 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

1 day ago

Hackney Council Hackers Post Stolen Documents

New low... Ransomware gang publishes sensitive documents online, after crippling Hackney Council systems in October last year

1 week ago

YouTube Reinstates TalkRadio Channel After Ban Decision

Streaming service YouTube restores talkRADIO after a “further review” of its controversial decision to remove it over Covid-19 content

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

1 week 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

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

2 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…

2 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

2 weeks ago

Vodafone Ends Shareholder Tussle Over 2013 Kabel Acquisition

Seven year itch. British mobile operator to buy remaining shares in Kabel for £1.9 billion ($2.6 billion) to halt legal…

2 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 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…

4 weeks ago

Big Tech Firms Face EU Fines Of 10 Percent Of Turnover

Yearly checks on tech firm compliance over harmful content, plus stiff financial penalties part of EU's proposed regulation of digital…

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

Amazon Urges Rethink On JEDI Contract Award

Amazon claims Microsoft cloud contract award was down to political interference, but Microsoft alleges that Amazon retrospectively adjusted its bid…

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

Apple Sued Over App Store Monopoly, By Jailbreak Store Cydia

Rival app store Cydia for jail broken iOS devices sues Apple, alleging it monopolises software distribution on its devices

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

UK Seeks Tailored Competition Rules For Each Tech Giant

British competition watchdog outlines its new regime, and powers required to govern big name tech firms in the years ahead

1 month ago

Second Judge Blocks US Commerce Dept TikTok Restrictions

Good news for ByteDance, as second judge grants injunction against US Commerce Department restrictions what would have effectively banned TikTok…

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

Apple Faces European Lawsuit Over Battery Slowdown

Advocacy group Euroconsumers launches lawsuits in Belgium, Spain, Italy and Portugal over Apple's deliberate policy of slowing older iPhones

1 month ago

Canada Plans Digital Services Tax In 2022

Despite OECD talks on common approach, Canada becomes latest country to announce its own digital services tax on big tech

2 months ago

Apple Fined $12 Million In Italy Over Waterproof Claims

Apple fined £9.3 million for 'misleading' Italian consumers over claims about the waterproof nature of its iPhone portfolio

2 months ago

North Korean Hackers Target AstraZeneca For Covid Vaccine

North Korean hackers pose as recruiters on LinkedIn and WhatsApp, to send job offer documents laden with malware to AstraZeneca…

2 months ago

UK To Implement Tougher Competition Rules On Tech In 2021

Competition and Markets Authority to implement tougher competition laws on tech giants such as Facebook and Google in 2021

2 months ago

Facebook’s Libra To Launch In January – Report

Libra to launch as early as January, but the Facebook backed cryptocurrency will be scaled back even further after regulatory…

2 months ago

Tech Giants Face Fines Or Even Break-up, Warns EU Digital Head

New European rules to rein in big name tech firms will include the power to potentially break-up firms, EU digital…

2 months ago