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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

1 month ago

Apple Bans Fornite Indefinitely, Amid Ongoing Legal Battle

CEO of Epic Games condemns ‘extraordinary anticompetitive move by Apple’ after it bans Fornite from App Store indefinitely

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US Treasury Sanctions Cryptocurrency Exchange Suex

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

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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

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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

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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

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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…

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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

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No Drone At Gatwick, Claims Former Drone Executive

There was no drone? Doubt cast on repeated drone sightings that closed Gatwick airport for days during the Christmas period…

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Wikipedia Bans Seven Chinese Users Citing ‘Infiltration’

Wikimedia Foundation bans seven users in China for 'infiltration of Wikimedia systems' that has resulted in 'physical harm' of users

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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

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Russia To Tax Foreign ‘Digital Services’

Plan published in Russia to impose taxes on foreign-owned digital services, as part of ongoing effort to bolster domestic tech…

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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…

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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

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US Financial Regulator ‘Carrying Out Massive SolarWinds Probe’

Many US companies are reportedly concerned they could be exposed to liability after Securities and Exchange Commission requests breach data

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Data Protection Regulator Queries Facebook On Smart Glasses

Italian data protection regulator asks for Facebook to provide more information on privacy and data protections in new Ray-Ban Stories…

1 month ago

Judge Orders Apple To Change App Store Payment Rules

California judge orders Apple to allow app developers to include links to outside forms of payment in major shake-up, but…

1 month ago

Texas Law Bans Social Media ‘De-Platforming’

US state of Texas passes law that prohibits social media companies from removing users based on their views, following Donald…

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Apple Rejects Epic Games Fortnite Request In South Korea

Not having it. Despite South Korea ban on payment commission charges, Apple has refused to reinstate Epic Games account in…

2 months ago

Facebook Questions UK’s CMA Authority On Giphy Purchase

In strongly worded letter, Facebook says the CMA's suggested divestiture of Giphy “is grossly unreasonable and disproportionate”

2 months ago

O2 Subject Of Bribery Investigation By SFO – Report

Serious Fraud Office is investigating UK mobile operator O2 over “possible violations of anti-bribery laws and regulations”

2 months ago

US Regulator ‘Investigating’ Crypto Exchange Developer Uniswap Labs

US Securities and Exchange Commission reportedly launches probe into Uniswap Labs, developer of world's biggest decentralised finance platform

2 months ago

Didi ‘May Fall Under State Control’ Under City Proposal

Ride-hailing giant Didi Global could be brought under the control of state-operated firms under reported proposal by Beijing municipal government

2 months ago

Amazon Seeks ‘More Active’ Role In Removing Banned Cloud Content

Amazon reportedly looking to take more active role in removing cloud content that violates terms after Islamic State propaganda found…

2 months ago

US Agency Investigates Two Complaints From Apple Staff

Two Apple staff members in the US file separate complaints that are now being reviewed by officials at a US…

2 months ago

Home Addresses Of Gun Owners Leaked By Activist

Animal rights activist effectively publishes a map that reportedly shows the home addresses of thousands of UK gun owners

2 months ago

Apple Faces Antitrust Complaint In India Over In-App Payments

Non-profit group in India files antitrust complaint against Apple, over the 30 percent commission charge for in-app purchases

2 months ago

Age Appropriate Design Code Arrives To Protect Kids

Rules to protect youngsters come into effect in the UK today, governing how apps and online services should treat children’s…

2 months ago

Google Appeals $591m Copyright Fine From French Watchdog

'Disproportionate fine' says Google, as it files appeal against 500 million euros penalty imposed by France’s competition regulator

2 months ago

Bangkok Airways Hit By LockBit Ransomware Attack

Passenger data collected by Bangkok Airways published after Thai airline reportedly declines to pay the criminal's ransom demand

2 months ago