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The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law

Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law

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California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
16:39, 05/22/2019

Yet to show its teeth, landmark EU privacy law already a global standard A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force, fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook, Apple and Google face increasingly frequent complaints....
16:52, 05/22/2019

Top EU court hears landmark data privacy case against U.S. gov't, tech sector The European Court of Justice will hear arguments Tuesday in a landmark case that boils down to whether U.S. tech companies, encouraged by the federal government, can continue to skirt users' privacy in the EU....
13:39, 07/09/2019

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying device. Even when we're alone, miles from the nearest human, our phones are gateways to the universe...
12:52, 07/14/2019

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now There are many other tricks for keeping our personal data away from snoops and hackers. Most of them have to do with changing your default settings.       ...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Harris announces 'landmark bill' with AOC to fight 'environmental injustice' Sen. Kamala Harris announced she was teaming up with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make sure the Green New Deal would lift up low-income communities, people of color, and indigenous communities....
04:52, 07/30/2019

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and preserving the privacy of patrons online?...
12:40, 08/13/2019

FaceApp's viral success proves we will never take our digital privacy seriously In early 2017, a service called FaceApp received a wave of press for using artificial intelligence to transform pictures of faces, making them look older or younger, male or female, or adding a smile to appear happier....
23:13, 07/21/2019

Privacy Missteps Cast Cloud Over Digital Assistants A series of privacy missteps in recent months has raised fresh concerns over the future of voice-controlled digital assistants, a growing market seen by some as the next frontier in computing....
14:39, 08/03/2019

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
17:52, 07/10/2019

Updates to the Privacy Act coming as feds announce promised digital charter Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the digital world....
21:00, 05/21/2019

Privacy Advocates Demand That the FTC Investigate Amazon's Digital Assistant for Kids Last year, Amazon released a cute little children’s version of its digital assistant, and just like the flagship product it is modeled after, it may also be a pretty powerful surveillance machine.Read more......
22:00, 05/09/2019

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused fo...
15:39, 05/31/2019

Gannett Set to Win Proxy Fight With Digital First Gannett is poised to retain control of its entire board in a proxy fight with a hedge-fund-backed rival that made a hostile bid for the USA Today owner....
06:13, 05/16/2019

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in a lawsuit seeking the release of information in the documents....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Countries must unite to fight digital deception | Ann M Ravel The global epidemic of disinformation is an urgent threat to democracies around the world. We must present a united frontMost people are aware of the digital deception that occurred in the 2016 and 2018 US elections. Opaque online advertising, politi...
09:39, 07/05/2019

TikTok Suicide, PUBG Death: Here's How to Fight Digital Addiction Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to use gadgets non-stop both among children and adults....
10:52, 06/17/2019

France Moves Toward Digital Tax, Stoking Fight With White House The French Senate voted to impose a tax on Facebook, Google and other American technology giants despite a blunt warning from the Trump administration....
15:52, 07/11/2019

In Gannett Proxy Fight, ISS Adviser Backs One Digital First Nominee Digital First Media, the hedge fund-backed media company pushing Gannett to sell itself, picked up some support as it seeks board seats at the USA Today publisher in a proxy vote this month....
15:13, 05/02/2019

Gannett revenue falls, digital subscriptions rise as fight continues with MNG Gannett reported a decline in revenue but an increase in paid digital subscriptions as it tried to fend off a hostile takeover attempt.        ...
15:39, 05/01/2019

Neil Young book chronicles fight to improve digital music Music legend Neil Young has spent several years trying (and failing) to push high-resolution music to the masses. A new book by Young tells the story of how the Canadian songwriter set out to develop Pono, his $400 portable digital music player that....
05:26, 05/07/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
15:13, 05/16/2019

How digital and marketing executives are taking charge of digital transformation Spreading responsibility for digital transformation beyond the safe confines of the IT department creates benefits for your business and its customers....
16:52, 07/16/2019

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
18:26, 07/01/2019

‘We Will Fight Back.’ Immigration Groups Vow to Fight Trump Restrictions on Green Cards Immigration groups vowed to fight a Trump Administration plan to deny green cards to applicants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms of public assistance, as experts warned the change would disproportionately affect low-income immigrants. St...
10:39, 08/13/2019

Anthony Joshua fight prize money: How much will AJ make from Andy Ruiz Jr fight? ANTHONY JOSHUA is making his US debut against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden tonight, but how much will the heavyweight champion pocket in prize money?...
23:39, 06/01/2019

| Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the page on decades of authoritarian rule....
21:39, 08/19/2019

Trump’s fight with Biden over union endorsement foreshadows a nasty fight over labor votes in 2020 Trump relied on working-class white voters to win states like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania en route to his electoral college victory in 2016. Biden and other Democrats are plotting to win them back....
12:13, 05/02/2019

Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight Although "cleared to fight", should Dillian Whyte have been allowed to box Oscar Rivas on July 20? Elliot Worsell investigates The post Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight appeared first on Boxing News....
04:52, 07/31/2019

Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ Richard Williams, ‘The Secret’ reflects on his career, what he’s learned and fighting Sergio Martinez twice. He speaks to John Dennen The post Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ appeared firs...
03:52, 08/09/2019

China ready for U.S. trade talks, but ‘if they want to fight we will fight’: ambassador China's new ambassador to the United Nations says that U.S. sanctions and increasing tariffs hurt China and the world, and definitely are not "in the long-term interest of the United States."...
02:26, 08/03/2019

'The all-electric Vauxhall Corsa is a landmark car for EVs' Opinion 29 May, 2019 The new Vauxhall Corsa has gone electric and editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks this could be a game changer for electric cars...
14:52, 05/29/2019

Ruling due in landmark athletics case Caster Semenya is challenging a rule to restrict the level of testosterone permitted in female runners in a case about athletes with differences of sexual development....
09:52, 05/01/2019

Landmark HIV case may be the second person ever to be ‘cured’ A person in the UK appears to have had HIV eliminated from his body thanks to a bone marrow transplant from someone with genetic resistance to the virus...
20:00, 04/28/2019

New VW Touareg One Million celebrates production landmark News 23 Jul, 2019 The special edition model celebrates the production of the one millionth Volkswagen Touareg by adding a range of extra equipment...
19:52, 07/23/2019

Belgian far-right leader in landmark audience with the king BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium’s King Philippe has received the leader of the far-right, anti-immigrant Vlaams Belang at the royal palace, the first time the party has been granted such an audience. The meeting Wednesday with Vlaams Belang president T...
12:39, 05/29/2019

Landmark UN plastic waste pact gets approved but not by US Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United States, U.N. environmental officials say....
15:26, 05/11/2019

Hundreds Of Migrants Occupy Paris Landmark Hundreds of undocumented migrants surged into the Pantheon in central Paris on Friday, briefly occupying the vaunted memorial complex to demand talks with the prime minister on regularising their......
21:26, 07/12/2019

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have insisted their adverts did not involve sexist tropes....
21:39, 08/14/2019

S&P Rating Is Landmark for Chinese Bond Market S&P Global became the first foreign credit-rating company to offer an independent assessment of risk in China’s vast domestic debt market, giving a top grade to a unit of the country’s largest bank....
11:52, 07/11/2019

| Landmark verdict due in Semenya's case against IAAF The world's sports court will decide Wednesday on South African runner Caster Semenya's challenge against rules regulating testosterone in female athletes....
07:52, 05/01/2019

Landmark women's World Cup set to be game-changer As the United States began celebrating their World Cup win over the Netherlands on Sunday, FIFA president Gianni Infantino strode out on to the field with French president Emmanuel Macron....
23:26, 07/07/2019

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
02:39, 05/29/2019

American Pies: Recipes From a Landmark Cafe Down a Virginia country road, a small cafe slings history by the slice. Beyond the superb blueberry crumble and lemon meringue, the spot’s centenarian matriarch keeps customers coming back....
22:39, 05/30/2019

| SA woman makes landmark Everest summit A South African women reached the top of Mount Everest in what is believed to be the first summit of the world's highest mountain by a black African woman....
17:39, 05/16/2019

Unseen Louboutins To Go On Display In Landmark Exhibition He of iconic red-soled heels has lent the 12th arrondissement institution shoes from his personal archive – including designs that have never been seen before – and many more have been borrowed from public collections...
18:13, 06/06/2019

Ecuador legalizes same-sex marriage in landmark case The ruling is “a joy for our entire community and Ecuador,” said plaintiff Efraín Soria.        ...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Landmark INF nuclear arms treaty is history: What now? A landmark nuclear treaty ends. Is Europe returning to the Cold War era? Germany is aiming to prevent an arms race and keep dialogue channels with Russia open, all while ensuring NATO's unity. It's not an easy task....
01:39, 08/02/2019

Vietnam, EU sign landmark free trade deal The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way for tariff reductions on 99% of goods between the trading bloc and Southeast Asian country....
16:13, 06/30/2019

ECJ hears landmark case over Facebook data security Are EU citizens protected enough from US surveillance when Facebook transfers their personal data? The job of answering that question now lies with Europe's top court, despite Facebook's bid to block the case....
13:00, 07/09/2019

Men's round-up: Auger-Aliassime clinches landmark Wimbledon win "Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime celebrated his country\u0027s national day with his first Grand Slam main draw victory, beating compatriot Vasek Pospisil 5-7 6-2 6-4 6-3."...
18:52, 07/01/2019

Eiffel Tower closed after man tries to climb Paris landmark Firefighters at scene as intruder seen dangling near top of towerThe Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a man tried to scale it.The man could be seen dangling just below the third and highest level of the structure. A rescuer dressed in red could ...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Raptors beat Warriors in landmark NBA Finals opener The Toronto Raptors, with the support of an entire nation behind them, won the first NBA Finals game played outside the United States with a thrilling 118-109 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday....
08:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to get the Supreme Court to reconsider its 1973 ruling...
18:26, 05/15/2019

Japanese celebrate landmark Goodwood win by Deirdre in Nassau • Japan racing’s 19-year wait for second Group One winner is over• Dettori foiled in attempt to win four consecutive Group OnesJapan racing’s 19-year wait for its second Group One winner in Britain finally came to an end here on Thursday as Deirdre, ...
23:13, 08/01/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a woman's right to it....
23:00, 05/15/2019

The Landmark U.S.-Russia Arms Control Treaty Is Dead (WASHINGTON) — A landmark arms control treaty that President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed three decades ago is dead, prompting fears of a new global arms race. The United States and Russia both walked away from the I...
19:39, 08/02/2019

France loses landmark court case over air pollution Mother and daughter win legal fight to hold state responsible for failing to tackle problemThe French state has failed to do enough to limit air pollution around Paris, according to a landmark court ruling delivered after a woman and daughter with re...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan's busy domestic routes....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Japanese man prepares for landmark case against dolphin hunts Taiji resident will testify in attempt to ban activity as part of charity’s legal challenge A man from Taiji, the Japanese fishing town whose annual slaughter of dolphins has drawn widespread condemnation, will appear in court on Friday in an unprece...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Trump reaches ‘landmark’ immigration deal with Guatemala President Trump announced Friday that Guatemala would agree to restrict asylum applications to the US from Central America. The so-called “safe third country” agreement would require migrants, including Salvadorans and Hondurans, who cros...
00:52, 07/27/2019

Yamaha Crosses 10 Million Production Landmark In India Japanese two-wheeler giant, Yamaha Motor has announced a production milestone of 10 million units in India. The company achieved the landmark production figure in 34 years of its presence in the......
16:00, 05/14/2019

An oral history of the landmark Apollo 11 moon landing President John F. Kennedy’s proposal to Congress in May 1961 to land a man on the moon before the decade’s end was met not with unified support, but resounding skepticism, borne out in a Gallup poll that showed 58 percent of respondents opposed to th...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
21:39, 06/18/2019

US in energy landmark as renewables produce more electricity than coal In April, renewables provided 23% compared to coal’s 20%‘The fate of coal has been sealed. The market has spoken’The US generated more electricity from renewable sources than coal for the first time ever in April, new federal government data has show...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Australian watchdog seeks views on Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Monday it is seeking views on a proposed undertaking by Canada's Nutrien Ltd relating to its takeover bid for Ruralco Holdings Ltd....
01:52, 07/29/2019

Indian transgender couple tie knot in landmark 'rainbow wedding' Bride and groom, who both underwent sex reassignment, comes as lower house of parliament votes to enshrine transgender rightsAn Indian transgender couple who both underwent sex re-assignment have tied the knot in a traditional Bengali ceremony, in wh...
09:52, 08/08/2019

| Mozambique rivals hail 'new era' as they sign landmark peace deal Mozambique's government and the ex-rebel group Renamo have completed a long-awaited peace pact, inking a final deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
21:00, 08/07/2019

Australia recover to beat Brazil despite Marta's landmark goal Australia came from two goals down to defeat Brazil 3-2 in the women's World Cup on Thursday, as an own goal from Monica capped a superb fightback and overshadowed a milestone goal for Marta....
22:13, 06/13/2019

Stormzy's stab-vest for landmark Glastonbury gig designed by Banksy A Union Jack emblazoned stab-proof vest worn by British rapper Stormzy for his history-making headline performance at the Glastonbury Music Festival was designed by Banksy, the street artist said on his official Instagram account....
16:52, 06/30/2019

UBS looks to face loss in landmark Swiss client data ruling Swiss federal judges on Friday steered toward delivering UBS a loss in a landmark ruling over delivering client data to France, after three of the five judges spoke out in favour of handing over the information....
13:26, 07/26/2019

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
12:39, 05/24/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit new landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.        ...
19:00, 05/13/2019

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit....
16:26, 05/24/2019

African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
17:26, 07/07/2019

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
00:13, 07/08/2019

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with the best....
02:00, 05/24/2019

Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns Up to 4,000 Indigenous women and girls killed or missingJustin Trudeau: ‘We have failed you. We will fail you no longer’Canadians can no longer turn a blind eye to the “genocide” of Indigenous peoples in the country, a landmark report on missing and ...
19:39, 06/03/2019

Taiwan parliament weighs landmark same-sex measures ahead of vote Taiwan's parliament on Friday discussed measures to legalize same-sex marriage ahead of a landmark vote that could make the self-ruled island the first in Asia to adopt such legislation, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
08:13, 05/17/2019

Ruben Tejada back with Mets years after landmark injury Ruben Tejada is back with the Mets, but he's here because the Mets suffered a devastating loss in Jeff McNeil.       ...
03:39, 08/16/2019

French priest defrocked for abusing Scouts in landmark case France’s Catholic Church has stripped the priest at the center of a high-level misconduct scandal of his clerical status while finding him guilty of sexually abusing Boy Scouts...
19:13, 07/04/2019

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of Alberta’s Métis community, Audrey Poitras was always acutely aware of the unique struggle her people ...
16:52, 07/04/2019

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a concession to locals so the mayor can build a tech hub in the area. The Landmarks Preservation Commis...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Strand Bookstore granted landmark status despite owner’s objections The Strand has a new place in history books. City officials granted landmark status to the Manhattan tome-slinger’s flagship Broadway store on Tuesday — despite the shop’s objections. “The Strand Book Store has officially been designated a landmark b...
19:52, 06/11/2019

Doctors end life support for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors stopped giving food and water to French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert on Monday, lawyers said, renewing a fierce debate over the right to die that has split his family and country....
19:26, 05/20/2019

Cliff divers leap from Beirut landmark in international tour Cliff divers used to competing in isolated spots have been leaping into the Mediterranean in bustling Beirut, the first time the Lebanese capital's landmark Raouche Rock has hosted an international contest....
20:39, 07/15/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.        ...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Abandoned sketch found under landmark Leonardo da Vinci work Much-discussed Virgin of the Rocks to be centrepiece of National Gallery exhibitionAn “abandoned composition” by Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered underneath one of his most discussed paintings, which will take centre stage at a ground-breaking e...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Venice Beach May Lose a Landmark: A Mark di Suvero Sculpture The 60-foot-tall sculpture, a popular meeting point for nearly two decades, will be dismantled and moved by the end of the year unless Los Angeles finds a way to keep it....
04:26, 04/30/2019

Cuba: landmark gay rights march planned despite reported threats Plan follows cancellation of state-backed Pride-style event, after officials claimed it could be used for anti-government activityCuban gay rights activists were planning an unprecedented independent march against homophobia on Saturday, despite seve...
23:00, 05/11/2019

The right to a free and fair vote in America might rest on this landmark court case Plaintiffs in North Carolina say Republicans drew maps ‘impervious to the will of the voters’ that will be used in 2020In all the history of American gerrymandering, it must rate as one of the purest expressions of unapologetic partisanship: “I think...
19:26, 07/27/2019

New York bookstore clashes with de Blasio over historic landmark designation: 'It's really no honor' The owner of an iconic bookstore is pushing back on New York City's decision to commemorate it with a historic landmark designation, blasting it as "eminent domain" and a "bureaucratic straitjacket."...
21:26, 06/15/2019

Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competition and lead to discrimination against some independent retail stores....
04:00, 06/13/2019

Spain's 'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape in landmark ruling Spain's Supreme Court on Friday ruled that five men who attacked a teenager at a bull-running festival were guilty of rape not the lesser crime of sexual abuse, concluding a case that sparked mass protests across Spain over chauvinism and sexual abus...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Eiffel Tower Evacuated and Closed Down After Man Began Scaling the Paris Landmark (PARIS) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down on Monday after a man began scaling the Paris monument, eventually stopping his climb near the top but apparently refusing to come down. Some five hours after he was spotted, the man was ...
00:13, 05/21/2019

Trump announces ‘landmark agreement’ with Guatemala to restrict asylum claims President Trump on Friday announced a so-called "safe third country" deal with Guatemala to restrict asylum claims to the United States from Central America, calling it a “landmark agreement” and arguing it “will put the coyotes and smugglers out of ...
04:13, 07/27/2019

Landmark hearing exposes climate change gulf among Republicans and Democrats A landmark House Ways and Means Committee hearing Wednesday, the first focused on climate change in a dozen years, illuminated the gulf between Democrats and Republicans....
12:52, 05/16/2019

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has been renamed "Memorial Rock," Gov. Jared Polis said....
06:52, 06/06/2019

Youth climate activists set for nationwide rally ahead of landmark case Young people to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg out. Kids in Westport, Connecticut will screen a film. And in rural North Carolina, activists will dr...
01:52, 06/01/2019

Brazil-born Elkeson included in China squad in landmark move "Brazil-born striker Elkeson is in line to become the first player without Chinese heritage to represent China after the country\u0027s football authorities registered him for Asia\u0027s World Cup qualifying tournament next month."...
12:39, 08/18/2019

Former Jehovah’s Witnesses recount years of sex abuse ahead of landmark case Two former Jehovah’s Witnesses claim the church looked the other way while they were sexually abused as children for years — and now plan to sue under a landmark state law that takes effect this week. Lawyers for Heather Steele, 48, and John Mi...
20:40, 08/12/2019

Eiffel Tower closed as man climbs upper section of Paris landmark The Eiffel Tower has been closed and surrounding streets are on lockdown after a man was spotted scaling the upper part of the 1,000ft high landmark....
17:26, 05/20/2019

Iran to breach uranium enrichment limits set by landmark nuclear deal Tehran has started to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold it agreed to as part of a landmark nuclear deal, the Iranian government announced Sunday....
14:52, 07/07/2019

Djokovic ready to fire at Roland Garros as Grand Slam landmark beckons "World number one Novak Djokovic believes he is peaking at the perfect moment to win four successive Grand Slam titles for the second time in his career by capturing the French Open."...
19:39, 05/24/2019

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomous Chinese terr...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Caster Semenya loses landmark legal case against IAAF over testosterone levels • Olympic 800m champion must reduce testosterone to compete• Cas rejects appeal against ‘discriminatory’ IAAF policyThe South African 800m star Caster Semenya has lost her landmark legal case against athletics’ governing body, the IAAF, in a decision...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Caster Semenya hints she may end legal battle following judges' landmark verdict Caster Semenya has hinted she might be ready to end any further legal fight after losing her case with the IAAF at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Wednesday....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper turns in a landmark win at U.S. outdoor track nationals His victory in a 400-meter semifinal will give him a shot to reach the world championships, but that spot, if he earns it, might get settled in a courtroom....
16:13, 07/27/2019

Copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover used at landmark trial blocked from leaving UK The Government has blocked the export of the copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover used by the judge in the landmark obscenity trial over DH Lawrence's controversial novel....
01:52, 05/14/2019

UN chief lauds Philippines’ ‘landmark achievement’ on setting up transition authority in Bangsamoro United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Philippines on Friday for establishing a government body to push forward the formal creation of an autonomous region....
18:52, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Australian antitrust watchdog seeks views on Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator on Monday opened consultation on a proposed undertaking by Canada's Nutrien to sell three of its regional stores to address concerns over its takeover bid of rural services firm Ruralco ....
06:13, 07/29/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya loses landmark case on testosterone levels Athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs) will now have to take medication in order to compete in events ranging from 400-metres to a mile....
15:39, 05/01/2019

Champions League: Lionel Messi's landmark moment crowns Barcelona victory Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to victory in a pulsating Champions League semifinal first leg against Liverpool. A magical night marked a landmark moment in the Argentine's glittering career....
03:39, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competition and lead to discrimination against some independent retail stores....
04:00, 06/13/2019

Landmark London toystore Hamleys bought by Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani Mukesh Ambani, an Indian billionaire, has purchased the world's oldest toy store from its Chinese owners. Ambani has rapidly expanded his core business from oil and gas into telecommunications and retail....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Hate content pledge is a landmark in how social networks will operate, ad group chair says The "Christchurch Call," a new pledge to stop hateful content from appearing online, will have a significant impact on how social networks operate, according to Maurice Levy, chair of one of the world's largest ad groups....
15:52, 05/16/2019

D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings....
07:00, 06/06/2019

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say, even as prominent activists who have campaigned for greater gender equality remain in jail or on tri...
21:00, 08/05/2019

Harvard Scientists Make 'Landmark' Discovery in Synthesizing Anti-Cancer Molecules Found in Sea Sponges Harvard and Japanese scientists say they’ve made a “landmark” discovery in cancer drug development. In a new study published Monday, they say they have finally found a way to synthesize in bulk a complex class of promising cancer-fighting molecules d...
06:39, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
22:13, 05/22/2019

Paris Notre Dame cathedral rebuilding plans begin; fire-damaged landmark still attracts tourists Notre Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it did just before the flames appeared: a construction site. Rebuilding plans have begun and tourists visit.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Shrinking biodiversity poses major risk to the future of global food and agriculture, landmark UN report shows With the biodiversity of plants cultivated for food shrinking, the global population’s health, livelihoods and environment are under severe threat. This warning from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) comes as the UN agency releases a new re...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Mandy Moore shared photos from her Mount Everest 'viewing trek' amid record deaths and overcrowding at landmark Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Mandy Moore teamed up with clothing brand Eddie Bauer for a trekking trip to Mount Everest's base camp as part of their "Why I Hike" campaign. She's also working with The Juniper Fund through Eddie Bauer guide Melissa Reid,...
02:00, 05/26/2019

Stunning vintage photos show Tower Bridge through the decades, from its construction in 1894 to a landmark on London's modern skyline Spectacular vintage photographs show how Tower Bridge has endured over the years as its surroundings on the River Thames and its banks have changed through time....
12:52, 06/30/2019

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on.        ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Rafael Nadal powers past Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final, earning a career first landmark over his long time rival Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images Rafael Nadal powered past Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 in the Italian Open final on Sunday. It was the first time a "bagel," a set won to love, had ever been won in the Nadal — Djokovic rivalry. Djo...
00:39, 05/20/2019

Times Square fire: Firefighters rush to New York landmark after billboard fire Firefighters have battled a blaze in one of New York's most recognisable landmarks after flames were seen billowing out of a billboard in Times Square....
23:52, 05/18/2019

UFC 239: Fight-by-fight results Before Jon Jones and Amanda Nunes defend their championships at UFC 239, several undercard bouts have key implications. Here's how they're going down....
05:52, 07/07/2019

Reusable menstrual cups 'just as safe and effective as traditional products,' landmark Lancet report reveals Millions of women were today urged to switch from traditional sanitary protection as a landmark report found that reusable menstrual cups are just as safe and effective....
11:00, 07/17/2019

Digital Cold War Here’s one vision of the future: In half the world, driverless cars built by Baidu and connected by Huawei’s 5G wireless service carry residents who shop online with Alibaba and post selfies with WeChat. In the other half, those activities are domina...
15:26, 05/17/2019

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.        ...
15:39, 05/31/2019

The FTC Wants More Privacy, Less Zuckerberg, at Facebook As part of a $5 billion settlement, Facebook agreed to potentially sweeping changes in how it manages privacy. But some doubt they'll alter the company's culture....
00:39, 07/25/2019

Microsoft 365 Gets More Privacy Controls Microsoft has added new features to Microsoft 365 that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investigation capabilities....
16:13, 05/01/2019

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see greater benefit from its stance beyond today's consumers and devices....
22:13, 06/28/2019

The Best Web Browsers for Privacy and Security Your web browser knows a lot about you, and tells the sites you visit a lot about you as well—if you let it. We’ve talked about which browsers are best at ad-blocking, but in this guide, we’re going to focus on the browsers that you’ll want to use to...
09:26, 08/08/2019

An AI privacy conundrum? The neural net knows more than it says What is output by a neural network, such as an image classifier, is only a small portion of what the network in a sense "knows" about the data. And the prospect that the network is retaining sensitive user data such as social security numbers could o...
04:26, 08/20/2019

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
11:39, 07/11/2019

Birth control goes digital (KPRC) Family planning and birth control are going digital. A study from Georgetown University shows one popular family planning app – DOT – is about 95%, effective which is almost the same as the pill. Other popular apps include Flo, Glo...
20:52, 05/16/2019

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new book explains...
13:00, 06/23/2019

Sri Lanka dawdles in digital Its local banks have invested heavily in technology, but many customers still prefer the old-fashioned ways: paper ledgers and physical tellers. And while the country’s fintech industry is filled with promise, it remains stuck in first gear....
18:52, 04/28/2019

How to sign up for Making Tax Digital The wave of new guidelines concerning Making Tax Digital (MTD) start to come into force in the UK today as the first deadline is due to shut.Businesses that make payments via direct debit must register with HMRC by today (Friday 27th July) or risk po...
12:52, 07/26/2019

A digital 'dress' sold for $9,500 Ever bought clothes primarily to impress your online friends? Now you might just get the chance to buy clothes that exist solely online. Dutch startup The Fabricant, Dapper Labs and artist Johanna Jaskowska recently sold a digital dress, Iridescence,...
23:39, 05/27/2019

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction Analog Week is a strange concept for me. As Lifehacker’s senior technology editor, I’m glued to a screen for most of my day. I’d love to just throw all my gadgets into a drawer and lock them up for a week, but that would be impractical for my job. I ...
20:26, 06/11/2019

School safety goes digital (NBC News) A new industry dedicated to keeping kids safe at school is taking off. Securly bills itself as “the student safety company.” The company monitors what students are doing or searching for on school-owned computers and other devi...
02:52, 08/20/2019

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G crucial for digital transformation The fifth generation of cellular technology (5G) and the sixth generation of Wi-Fi networking technology (Wi-Fi 6) will complement each other and will be game changers for digital transformation, according to an industry expert.Speaking to TechRadar ...
11:00, 06/23/2019

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:39, 06/12/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic anonymity....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Google: new products, increased privacy (NBC News) The next generation of Google is on display this week at the company’s developer conference. Google unveiled a line of lower-cost Pixel smartphones and the Google Nest Hub Max, a new smart home device with a built-in camera. TheyR...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say It’s safe to say that plenty of the shenanigans you get up to online are being tracked, logged, or monitored by someone. Whether it’s an advertiser getting your attention based on the window shopping you did during Prime Day, Facebook sug...
17:13, 07/26/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, the company took almost no jabs at its arch-rival Google. Why is Microsoft so hesitant to use privacy ...
03:26, 05/11/2019

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect the band's privacy if they see them in "a chance encounter"....
00:39, 08/13/2019

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help bypass various "surveillance" methods employed on the web. The demand for online anonymity has spawned ...
12:26, 05/22/2019

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data protection framework....
17:39, 07/07/2019

Privacy is Apple’s most premium product Apple announced a bunch of cool stuff at its developer conference yesterday: a new Mac pro, iOS 13 with dark mode, a new photos app, and iPadOS with USB stick support. However, Apple was selling another feature to all of us – privacy. No, it wasn’t j...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Predicting the future of internet privacy Every day, a new headline reminds us that keeping our online data private remains a constant struggle. Ongoing controversies involving Facebook and other social media sites only reinforce the point. It’s become depressingly common to hear of s...
17:39, 07/10/2019

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred for use in schools in the state of Hesse after lawmakers ruled it was gathering information from us...
12:26, 07/16/2019

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)        ...
00:26, 06/04/2019

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format it can share with advertisers....
03:52, 08/21/2019

Hey Google, stop trying to redefine privacy Privacy was one of the themes of Google’s I/O keynote this year, and that’s understandable given what the competition has been doing all these years. Yes, Apple — but also the various privacy-related scandals that affected Facebook ...
07:26, 05/09/2019

Using FaceApp to age your photos may be fun, but you could be giving up your privacy FaceApp, which lets you take a photo of yourself and add a filter that shows you much older, is raising some concerns with privacy experts.        ...
17:39, 07/17/2019

Having Your ID Scanned at Bars Sucks For Your Privacy We’ve all been there—maybe you’ve had a little too much to drink and a bouncer is questioning your balance as they scan your ID. Unfortunately, at least in some cities in the U.S., a simple interaction with a bouncer gone wrong can mean you’re booted...
23:39, 05/30/2019

Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now Google Pay is a convenient way to consolidate your various payment methods under one account, and makes online shopping that much more streamlined. However, there are a few default Google Pay options you may want to consider opting out of if you’re c...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Is a Digital Scale More Accurate Than Analog? We’ve all stepped on an old, analog scale and insisted the number was wrong—it must be the scale! But is buying an expensive, new digital scale with all its extra features any more accurate?...
00:13, 06/11/2019

CDK divesting its digital marketing business CDK's advertising segment took a hit this year when it lost its status as exclusive preferred website provider and manager for Chevrolet, Buick and GMC dealers....
21:00, 06/28/2019

How to neutralize the digital threat you carry everywhere Your smartphone is your confidante, your hand-held connection to the world — and one of your biggest vulnerabilities.       ...
04:13, 08/18/2019

UK businesses falling behind in digital transformation As organizations across Europe move increasingly into a digital age, new research from Kyocera has revealed that the UK is losing ground in its adaptation of digital documentation.The firm surveyed 1,750 business representatives from self-employed fr...
00:13, 06/13/2019

Cortana could soon be the best digital assistant – with a little help from friends Opening up access to Cortana to third-party hardware, and Windows 10 to competing services like Amazon’s Alexa, seemed like the death knell for Microsoft’s digital assistant at the time. After its Build 2019 conference in Seattle, Washi...
03:13, 05/07/2019

Cryptocurrencies, digital tax top the agenda for G-7 meeting Finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will wrestle with risks from new digital currencies and how to tax U.S. tech companies like Google and Amazon when they meet at a chateau outside Paris on Thursday...
22:26, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Future As a Digital Graveyard It’s not a wild notion for Facebook adoption to dramatically slow down over time. And while a certain board member may be hellbent on cheating death, our own mortality is even more inevitable than Facebook’s decline. Researchers are now looking at th...
04:13, 04/30/2019

Digital license plates now in 3 states, with more on the way New digital license plate technology started in the San Francisco Bay Area with tech-savvy vehicle owners who wanted the convenience of over-the-air registration updates and don't mind spending an extra $500 to $800....
14:26, 05/16/2019

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App With Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more often, so you can enjoy the world around you rather than just the world on your phone....
22:26, 06/29/2019

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether the measure discriminates against American firms....
12:39, 07/11/2019

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes.Read More...
18:39, 06/08/2019

Make Sure Your Mom Never Forgets What You Look Like With This $104 Digital Frame Mother’s Day is on Sunday, which means there isn’t a ton of time left to shop. If you’ve been stumped on what to get your mom, picture frames are always nice, but a little boring. Why not buy her a digital frame, so she doesn’t have to choose which c...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Disc-less Xbox One S: everything you need to know about the all digital console As digital downloads and online streaming has changed how we consume film, TV, entertainment and games, it's no huge surprise that Microsoft has launched its first disc-less console. Thanks to plenty of rumors, we knew that a disc-less vers...
19:00, 05/13/2019

J.D. Salinger’s Books Are Finally Going Digital (NEW YORK) — You’ll finally be able to catch the late J.D. Salinger’s books in digital format. Longtime Salinger publisher Little, Brown and Company said all four of his works, including “The Catcher in the Rye,” will be...
18:27, 08/12/2019

Learn the ins and outs of digital marketing for just $35 Get a heads up on all the strategies needed to sell in the digital space with the training in The Silicon Valley Digital Marketers Bundle. The package is on sale right now at hundreds off the regular price, just $35 from TNW Deals....
18:39, 07/19/2019

Xbox One does away with discs in new $249 All-Digital Edition Discs! What are they good for? Well, they’re nice if you don’t want to be tied to an online-only ecosystem. But if you don’t mind that, Microsoft’s latest Xbox One S “All-Digital Edition” might be for you. With no...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Own All Nine Planet of the Apes Movies For $35 On Blu-ray and Digital You don’t need to be a hyper-intelligent simian to know that getting all nine Planet of the Apes films on Blu-ray (including the three most recent ones in 4K) and digital for $35 is a good deal. It’s already backordered at this price though, so don’t...
03:39, 08/20/2019

U.S. Launches Probe of French Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
04:26, 07/11/2019

Digital manufacturing: Agile, efficient Future-minded auto manufacturers know the potential of digital transformation, which is estimated to create $100 trillion in value across all industries over the next decade, according to the World Economic Forum....
08:26, 07/15/2019

We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech Opinion: Framing our concerns with tech as issues of privacy or responsibility focuses narrowly on symptoms, not on the systemic issue—we need digital trust....
20:00, 05/28/2019

EU Regulators Scrutinize Digital-Ad Companies Digital-advertising companies are coming under pressure to make sure they don’t violate the European Union’s strict privacy rules when they share website visitors’ data with business partners....
11:39, 08/02/2019

Digital journey should be naturally pushed by CEO, CFO and CIO Digital transformation has to flow in every part of the organization and should be naturally pushed by the CEO, CFO and CIO, an industry expert said.Vijay Jaswal, Chief Technology Officer at Software AG for the Middle East and Turkey, told TechRadar ...
11:52, 07/14/2019

A.T. Kearney: Get used to competing in the ‘digital disorder’ era A.T. Kearney said companies should prepare for an age of "digital disorder," characterized by a complex patchwork of policies and regulations.Read More...
17:52, 06/25/2019

One month later, $249 All-Digital Xbox One S still seems unsustainable Psht, who needs 'em? (credit: Squirmelia) It has been about a month since Microsoft announced its disc-drive-free, "All Digital" Xbox One S. At the time, we pointed out that the system's $249.99 MSRP was unsustainably high given the fact that stand...
22:52, 05/14/2019

Samsung and Mastercard team up on Digital ID Mobile shopping could be set for a major security boost following a new partnership between Mastercard and Samsung.The card provider has announced it will be working with the smartphone giant to help develop and push out a new digital identity securi...
16:52, 05/22/2019

Pearson goes 'digital first' in U.S. college market Pearson, the world's biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form first, in a break from the traditional and more expensive textbook publishing model....
03:13, 07/16/2019

The digital displacement of sports fandom The digital social media market for sports fans is fragmented. It seems counterintuitive, so let's examine the motivations and opportunities in this unique market.Read More...
22:52, 07/29/2019

I don’t! Why a digital wedding startup will never work To grasp how the modern technology economy is changing us psychologically, just look at those cases where it’s failedHave you heard about the hot new startups disrupting the wedding industry? Actually, you probably haven’t – because as US website Vox...
23:52, 05/01/2019

You Can Now Get Paid $1,000 to Take a Digital Detox For the Weekend If you can stand a weekend away from your phone for a digital detox, you could make a fast $1,000. Thanks to Satellite Internet, an online resource that helps people compare internet providers in their area, someone who’s willing to go off the ...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Facebook to pay record $5bn fine to end US privacy probe Facebook has been told to restructure its privacy policies and relax founder Mark Zuckerberg's control over them as part of a regulatory settlement that will see it pay a record $5bn (£4bn) fine....
15:26, 07/24/2019

Google’s case for privacy is more convincing than Facebook’s Google, the search giant which has made its business to make money off our digital habits, is getting serious about privacy. The company, at its annual Google I/O developers conference yesterday, announced a number of fancy software updates, in addit...
20:26, 05/08/2019

Facebook hit with $5bn fine over user privacy fears Facebook has been hit with a record $5bn fine by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to settle privacy concerns over the Cambridge Analytica data-stealing scandal.The social network will also be required to establish an independent privacy committe...
23:39, 07/24/2019

Google promises better privacy, smarter AI tools Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're being tracked on the go or at home. The company also unveiled a new Pixel phone and smart home displa...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Here's Every New Privacy Feature Apple Announced Today Apple has been facing increased criticism of its privacy practices lately and rightfully so. During CES 2019 last year, the company tried trolling visitors of the annual conference—which it famously does not attend—with a brazenly false piece of adve...
02:26, 06/04/2019

Privacy-first browsers look to take the shine off Google’s Chrome Before Google, Facebook and Amazon, tech dominance was known by a single name: Microsoft. And no product was more dominant than Microsoft’s web browser, Internet Explorer. The company’s browser was the gateway to the internet for about 95 percent of ...
02:26, 07/06/2019

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription. It justifies that cost by being as feature complete as possible. It includes an array of keyboard s...
16:52, 07/03/2019

Apple's Period Tracker Will Be Relatively Good for Your Privacy When Apple announced this week that they will add a menstrual cycle tracker to the Apple Watch, they were very careful to emphasize that the data you enter will be encrypted on your device, the better to keep your personal information private....
00:13, 06/05/2019

Apple focuses on speed, privacy with new software Apple announced upcoming changes to its phone, watch and computer software that highlight its increasing emphasis on digital services, speed and personal privacy. The software updates were previewed Monday at a conference in San Jose, Calif. (June 3)...
06:00, 06/04/2019

Apple's Newest Luxury Product Is Privacy Apple wants to sell you all kinds of new services: music, magazines, a TV show about the Russians landing on the Moon first. But with the announcement of iOS 13, it looks like the company is turning one of its classic features into a service all its ...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Gmail's log of all of your purchases pops up in the privacy debate As we become ever more aware about the data companies are tracking about us, we're even more concerned about how they're using it. During I/O 2019, Google highlighted efforts to streamline the way people can view and manage the data it stor...
04:52, 05/18/2019

Google’s privacy promises don’t sway many experts MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is preparing new privacy tools intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked online. But few experts appear ready to celebrate Google’s moves, which are part of a broader effort by...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations related to user privacy....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policies. The company said that it has gone from 2,500 to just 600 words and now describes each rule in 280...
19:52, 06/06/2019

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has ever imposed on a technology company....
19:26, 07/24/2019

These are the big changes coming to search, online privacy and Android This year at Google IO 2019, we were shown all manner of things - and once again, it was the hardware that stole the show, although there were some rather intriguing new concepts that show Google is both worried about privacy and not seeming inclusiv...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Facebook pivots privacy failings into pop-up cafes Facebook is fighting back against the perception that it doesn't care about protecting user data, confirming that it will open a number of pop-up cafes where visitors can get privacy check-ups....
15:13, 08/16/2019

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoid...
20:00, 05/31/2019

AI Weekly: Google focused on privacy at I/O 2019 At I/O 2019, Google made an effort to bring privacy to the fore -- particularly in the area of artificial intelligence and machine learning.Read More...
04:13, 05/11/2019

FTC reportedly investigating YouTube over children's privacy YouTube may have a particularly strong incentive to change how it handles kids' videos -- it appears to be under government scrutiny for its behavior. Sources for both the New York Times and Washington Post assert that the FTC is in the "late s...
07:52, 06/20/2019

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha version to test the waters, but according to a new blog post, the browser is finally ready for action: ...
14:52, 05/22/2019

Dayton shooter's family requests privacy Mourning the loss of a mass-shooting victim and the gunman himself -- their daughter and their son -- the Betts family is "shocked and devastated by the events of Sunday morning" in Dayton, Ohio, they said in a statement....
02:13, 08/08/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governments as too slow to address many of the internet’s thorniest problems....
02:52, 06/27/2019

Microsoft Insists Improvements in AI Need Not Come at the Cost of Privacy Microsoft announced a "zero-code" experience for the people who don't write code and brought a "code-first" machine learning experience for developers and data scientists at the Build 2019 conference....
16:26, 05/15/2019

California data-privacy law may become the model for Congress With no framework yet for a federal privacy law, states that took the initiative to regulate online firms' use of personal data may end up providing models for Congress....
15:13, 07/22/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Politico reports that it could also create new executive positions. That could mean "appointin...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to trust' them with their personal information in order for it to succeed. (June 18)   ...
22:13, 06/18/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital currency, Libra, which aims to allow users to make purch...
22:52, 06/18/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commission....
22:26, 05/24/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to speak about privacy and regulation As public and government scrutiny of Facebook's power and influence grows, CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Wednesday to address privacy and regulation....
09:00, 06/26/2019

To Rein In Big Tech, EU Thinks Privacy, Not Prices Europe has taken the lead among democracies in policing the web business. With a mixture of legal actions and new rules tailored for the digital world, the European Union and its member states are trying to rein in the mostly American companies that ...
11:13, 05/24/2019

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what they see as the worst....
07:52, 05/23/2019

Facebook’s ‘privacy-focused’ plan is another diversion When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 2019, he once again outlined the company's new "privacy-focused" vision. It's a message he's been spreading over the past few months, and it will focus on six key principles: encryption, intero...
00:13, 05/03/2019

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
17:26, 06/19/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social networking company with a seriously heavy financial penalty. The company shared its first quarter re...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook to pay record £4bn fine to end US privacy probe Facebook has been told to restructure its privacy policies and relax founder Mark Zuckerberg's control over them as part of a regulatory settlement that will see it pay a record $5bn (£4bn) fine....
14:39, 07/27/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and child-advocacy groups....
16:26, 05/09/2019

EU Nears Decisions in Facebook Privacy Cases The EU could begin to hit Facebook with decisions under the bloc’s new privacy law by the end of the year, raising the specter of billions of euros in fines and orders to change business practices....
15:28, 08/12/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Secret Crush....
06:52, 05/01/2019

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegations that FaceApp, the face-ageing photo app that has gone viral, is misusing personal data.“We are a...
23:26, 07/18/2019

| Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "privacy-focused" vision for the social network....
23:52, 04/30/2019

Apple’s Tim Cook on leaning in to journalism and privacy Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in March that the tech giant was leaning into the news business by launching a news service. Will the company’s enhanced news service benefit its struggling partner publications?...
03:39, 05/11/2019

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlem...
23:26, 07/12/2019

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP reports....
22:52, 07/18/2019

The Privacy Problems Lurking in Apple's App Store A decade ago, privacy was declared “dead.” Now it’s risen as a global issue that governments, technologists, and consumers are fighting, often without fully understanding it. And when it comes to privacy, Apple’s App Store is one of the internet’s mo...
02:52, 06/05/2019

Free speech and privacy on the wane across the world Autocratic rule, increased media restrictions and use of mass surveillance affect almost half global population, researchers findNearly half the world’s people are living in countries where their freedom of speech and right to privacy are being erode...
09:52, 08/08/2019

How to Find Google Pay's Hidden Privacy Settings Google Pay is an online paying system and digital wallet that makes it easy to buy anything on your mobile device or with your mobile device. But if you’re concerned about what Google is doing with all your data (which you probably should be), Google...
01:39, 05/16/2019

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past a stream of scandals while tapping into new revenue s...
21:00, 04/30/2019

5 data privacy startups cashing in on GDPR Companies are capitalizing on the growing global demand for data privacy tools -- to meet both regulatory compliance and consumer expectations.Read More...
15:13, 07/23/2019

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users. UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday that the popular short-form video app potentially violated GDPR r...
20:13, 07/02/2019

New Firefox Competes With Chrome on Speed And Privacy Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox on Tuesday spotlighting its speed and privacy features as the San Francisco-based open source upstarts continue to compete against Google Chrome’s global browser dominance.Read more......
23:13, 05/21/2019

American Inventiveness Strikes Again With Digital Fur Technology A bit from Jerry Seinfeld mocks scientists dedicating years to the development of seedless watermelon. He would have a field day with the innovation behind the real-life movie adaptation of “Cats.”...
22:39, 07/19/2019

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign countr...
15:39, 07/11/2019

Facebook’s Digital Money Could Mean Fabulous Wealth. Or Not. The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What’s in it for me?...
12:52, 07/12/2019

Norway's Adevinta says new French digital tax may hit earnings Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity but would likely hit the Norwegian company's earnings as it posted second-quarter earnings roughly in line with expectations....
12:52, 07/15/2019

Migrants to be tracked by digital IDs post-Brexit New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated checks", according to a leaked Home Office presentation seen by Sky News....
17:26, 07/18/2019

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that make their sales primarily in cyberspace. They’re the first of potentially several countries in Europ...
17:00, 07/16/2019

The power of context in our digital world and how AI can interpret it With more customer data than anyone else, mobile carriers are in prime position to provide context on customers: who they are and what they may care about.Read More...
14:39, 07/16/2019

France will not back down on digital tax despite US legal threats Finance minister hopes to agree global action on tech giants at G7 meeting this weekFrance will not back down in the face of US threats of legal action over its plans for a digital tax on tech giants, the French finance minister has said.“We will nev...
01:39, 07/17/2019

Avengers: Endgame's New Asgard Is Way More Digital Than You Realized The best visual effects are the ones you don’t even know are there. In a film like Avengers: Endgame, it’s fairly obvious something like the Hulk is a digital effect. The final battle, of course, is largely put together using VFX as well. But you pro...
22:26, 05/15/2019

These Are The Star Wars Digital Comic Discounts You're Looking For May the Fourth might be seven parsecs behind us at this point, but that doesn’t mean the Star Wars deals have all become force ghosts. For a limited time, Amazon’s taking 67% off the usual prices of over 250 digital Star Wars comics, including excell...
20:26, 05/11/2019

Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11 Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dril (sorry, Congressman Brad Sherman) of California said today at a House Committee on Financial Servi...
23:13, 07/17/2019

100-year-old ‘Motorcyclist’ magazine moves to digital only Motorcyclist, a 100-year-old magazine, is the latest to go all-digital, but Editor-in-Chief Chris Cantle and his staff will remain on board to put out a digital version....
06:13, 05/29/2019

Fed says it will develop faster digital banking system Big banks object to a Federal Reserve system to cut the time for electronic payments to clear, arguing it’s a potential Trojan horse for tech companies....
00:13, 08/06/2019

Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers As society becomes increasingly data driven, the importance of ensuring this data’s security and fidelity grows exponentially. While prevention is still the best medicine though, tracking down those who have already entered your system is also vital....
18:52, 06/23/2019

NSW government looks to grow digital skills in those not going to university There's a skills shortage, but there isn't enough of a focus on the 50% of students who don't want to go to university, according to NSW Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education....
06:39, 05/23/2019

Civilization VI Digital Copy Is Down to Just $45 for the Nintendo Switch Last week’s PlayStation sales must’ve made Switch owners feel a little left out, but hopefully this week will make up for it, starting with Civilization VI. ...
23:52, 06/10/2019

Guardian Digital Fellowship 2019: apply now Today we are launching the new Guardian Digital Fellowship scheme for 2019. Find out how you can apply and help shape the future of digital media.We are proud to announce the opening of the application process for our digital Fellowship.The Guardian ...
16:52, 05/31/2019

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
05:39, 06/14/2019

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
18:39, 05/22/2019

GOG Galaxy 2.0 aims to put all your digital games in one place Competition is supposed to be good, right? It means a bigger selection and better prices, so it's great for consumers. But when the Epic Store launched last December, gamers were pissed. Because it meant their digital games collection was now fr...
19:39, 07/30/2019

Get closer than before with OPPO Reno’s first ever 60x Digital Zoom Wherever you go today, chances are you have your smartphone in your pocket. But more than just a device for keeping you connected to the world, smartphones today have evolved to become so much more – and with the first ever 60x Digital Zoom &#...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Conjure Up $106 To Own Every Harry Potter Film On 4K Blu-ray + Digital In case you missed the same deal on May 2nd (better known to non-muggles as the Anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts), the complete 4K Harry Potter box set is back on sale for $106....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Digital transformation: How to make sure your project is a success From building enthusiasm for change to experimenting with innovations, four digital leaders explain how to ensure your digitalisation project remains on the right track....
17:00, 08/13/2019

Lucifer Within Us is Kitfox’s new game about digital exorcism Lucifier Within Us is coming from Kitfox Games and the designers behind The Shrouded Isle, and it's coming to PC at an unspecified release date.Read More...
04:00, 06/11/2019

Digital Conversation with Dia Davidson – Fatherhood Initiative Sunday is Father’s Day, a special day on the calendar set aside to celebrate the men in our lives who are working to make the lives of our children more secure and enriched! While many are present and active in the lives of their children, ther...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Digital assistants! More than half of Americans now own one, according to study Digital assistants are taking over, and now a study is proving just that! Buzz 60's Lenneia Batiste has more.       ...
04:13, 08/08/2019

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17:39, 05/30/2019

Mattel revs up Hot Wheels to new digital generation The iconic best-selling brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy and digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display.       ...
17:13, 06/14/2019

China's official digital currency is nearly ready As much as China frowns on cryptocurrency, it's happy to introduce its own form of virtual cash. The People's Bank of China has revealed that its digital currency "can now said to be ready" after five years of work. Don't expect it t...
20:06, 08/11/2019

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales information provided by the industry analysts at the NPD Group. We've stopped covering those reports a...
13:00, 05/02/2019

'DuckTales: Remastered' is being pulled from digital stores DuckTales: Remastered, a remake of the beloved NES platformer released in 1989, will soon disappear from digital store shelves. Capcom announced the news in a blog post but, curiously, didn't explain why it was being pulled. If you're not f...
19:26, 08/07/2019

More Telltale Games Are Disappearing From Digital Storefronts Valve recently removed the option to buy the Telltale-developed series Tales From The Borderlands on Steam, and Good Old Games has announced it will no longer be selling any of Telltale’s games starting May 27. Nobody seems to know why....
23:39, 05/23/2019

These are the top five trends shaping the future of digital health BIIThe healthcare industry is in a state of disruption. Digital solutions are becoming a necessary part of the new global standard of care for patients and regulation is being fast-tracked to catch up to digital health innovation. These rapid changes...
14:13, 05/01/2019

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a copy of the bloc's draft communique obtained by Reuters showed....
21:13, 06/08/2019

With the USMCA, free trade finally goes digital Congress will soon debate and vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, a monumental deal that modernizes North American trade for the 21st century. The new pact contains a host of critical provisions that protect and stimulate dig...
06:52, 06/01/2019

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
00:52, 07/08/2019

Britons having less sex and digital life may be to blame – study Research finds drop in sexual activity steepest for married and cohabiting couplesSex is on the decline in Britain, particularly among married and cohabiting couples, according to a major study that suggests the increasingly busy lives we lead and di...
01:26, 05/08/2019

How the changing digital landscape is an opportunity for employers There is no denying the radical impact that digital technologies have had upon society over the past few decades; entire industries have been transformed. The introduction of the Internet has led to new products and services, operations in some ...
13:13, 07/05/2019

Get Notified When Digital Movies and TV Shows Go on Sale With the news that my favorite series for random bingeing is leaving Netflix, and knowing fully well that I’m not going to sign up for even more streaming services, I contemplated buying all of The Office last week. I didn’t pull the trigger, however...
23:39, 07/03/2019

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election-meddlers that can widen social fissures, und...
08:52, 05/19/2019

These 9 courses can turn you into a digital marketing pro—and they’re on sale for $15 For those ready to tackle 21st century commerce, but unsure where to start, The Complete Digital Marketing Super Bundle ($37, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals) is a smart place to begin....
16:39, 05/25/2019

Trump says U.S. to hit France with 'substantial' action for digital tax U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would hit France shortly with a "substantial reciprocal action" after Paris announced a tax aimed at U.S. technology companies....
21:00, 07/26/2019

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unprotected and desperate for help. This Cornell project aims to define and detect digital abuse in a sy...
22:26, 08/16/2019

Singapore to issue digital bank licenses Move to issue up to five new digital bank licenses will add market diversity and boost the local banking system in Singapore's bid to become a digital economy, says industry regulator, which will begin reviewing applicants in August...
19:00, 06/29/2019

Trump says U.S. could tax French wine in retaliation for digital tax U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would hit France shortly with a "substantial reciprocal action" - and warned a new American tax on French wine was possible - after Paris announced a tax aimed at U.S. technology companies....
23:39, 07/26/2019

Sunday Comics: Digital Toilet Paper Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
20:13, 06/02/2019

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?...
18:13, 06/04/2019

Digital transformation and the role of network visibility Nearly eight in 10 companies in the U.S. are in the process of undergoing a digital transformation (DX) and worldwide, DX spending is predicted to reach nearly $2 trillion in 2022, according to IDC. When enterprises digitally transform, IT environmen...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing security gap among European organizations.Of the companies surveyed in the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report...
10:39, 05/22/2019

Trump Says US Could Tax French Wine in Retaliation for Digital Tax US President Donald Trump threatened to tax French wines on Friday in retaliation for France's recent proposal to levy a tax aimed at big US technology companies....
11:39, 07/27/2019

Zuckerberg May Have Known Of Facebook's Suspect Privacy Practices: Report Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday,......
01:39, 06/13/2019

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
02:52, 06/04/2019

Six San Francisco Supervisors Could Make Privacy History This Week Six officials in San Francisco this week could change the legal landscape for facial recognition technology in the heart of America’s technology industry.Read more......
16:52, 05/13/2019

WWDC 2019: Apple debuts new privacy features in iOS 13 A new Sign in with Apple button lets users authenticate their identity for app logins using their Apple device rather than their social or personal account logins....
23:39, 06/03/2019

iOS 13: Apple launches faster iPhone software with more privacy Update opens apps twice as fast, includes Sign in with Apple to protect personal dataWWDC Apple developer conference keynote – live!Apple’s latest next version of its iPhone software, iOS 13, will speed up phones, the company has claimed, saying apps...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Google faces privacy complaints in European countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven other EU countries over the way it deals with data in online advertising....
14:26, 06/04/2019

Facebook has unfairly become the 'boogeyman on privacy,' says ex-general counsel Facebook's first general counsel, Chris Kelly, says it'll be hard to prove an antitrust case against Big Tech companies like Facebook or Google....
23:13, 06/10/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits....
02:39, 05/17/2019

Apple reveals new privacy and security features for iPhones Apple renewed its focus on privacy at its annual developer conference, as well introducing a period tracker for the Apple Watch and announcing new software...
15:26, 06/04/2019

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at the company’s sprawling campus here on Wednesday — but refused to answer any questions about an explos...
14:52, 06/13/2019

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Privacy remains a big issue in today’s smart home The smart home market continues to grow and offer compelling use cases, but privacy issues linger. Trading privacy for convenience is a bad swap.Read More...
22:00, 05/15/2019

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
03:26, 07/13/2019

Pre-saving music online can cost you privacy, report says Fans eager to hear new albums first are warned they give labels extensive access to their data“Pre-saving” albums and singles is an increasingly common part of the promotional process for big music releases – but many users do not realise they are pa...
23:39, 06/28/2019

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations it shared users' personal information with Cambridge Analytica....
01:39, 07/13/2019

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social networking giant pay out a hefty fine of $5 billion. Hardly a surprise, Facebook during its most rec...
01:13, 07/13/2019

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administration is thinking about outlawing the use of end-to-end encryption on messaging apps and mobile device...
01:00, 07/02/2019

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesman for the DPC said on Tuesday....
17:39, 07/02/2019

TikTok is under investigation in the UK over children's data privacy rights The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messaging system....
15:13, 07/03/2019

Recommended Reading: Trusting companies despite privacy lapses People say they care about privacy but they continue to buy devices that can spy on them Rani Molla, Vox In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, concerns about personal data privacy abound. Of course, Facebook isn't the only company that's be...
21:26, 05/18/2019

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in revenue last year....
06:52, 07/13/2019

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc's browser engine Webkit said https://webkit.org/blog/8943/privacy-preserving-ad-click-attribution-for-the-web on Wednesday it will launch a new technology to track ad clicks while preserving user privacy....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Telling Lies Is An Eerie Virtual Invasion of Privacy Telling Lies is an upcoming narrative-driven game that’s the successor to Her Story from creator Sam Barlow. Much like its predecessor, you’ll dig through hours of footage to piece together the mystery of why these four characters’ video conversation...
20:39, 06/15/2019

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Instead of swiping their cards through the turnstiles of the city’s subway system, they lined up to buy ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit campaign, and the 2016 US presidential election....
00:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Apple unveils privacy tools, iTunes changes SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple’s developers conference (all times local): 12:20 p.m. New privacy tools and changes to Apple’s iTunes software are among the highlights at Apple’s annual developers conference. The event M...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same as every other German citizen, says Felix Steiner....
17:52, 07/13/2019

Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
15:52, 05/15/2019

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
23:00, 05/22/2019

US FTC Said to Approve $5-Billion Facebook Fine Over Privacy Issues The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data....
07:26, 07/13/2019

First Transform 2019 AI showcase highlights practicality and privacy At the first of three showcases at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, five companies took the stage to tell their stories and share their latest news.Read More...
22:52, 07/10/2019

FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy? Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be more transparent....
01:52, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 4-Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past a stream of scandals while tapping new revenue source...
21:52, 04/30/2019

Irish regulator near end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months....
11:13, 08/16/2019

Google Does Good Privacy Thing, Users Revolt If you own a Google Nest cam, you recently got an email from corporate explaining that you’ll no longer be able to turn off the status light on your camera. The status light is that little green glow that lets you as well as strangers know that a cam...
10:52, 08/16/2019

As FaceApp Goes Viral, So Do Concerns About Privacy, Russia Ties Just as quickly as a free photo-editing app went viral among smartphones users this week, it drew a backlash that exposed growing concerns about digital privacy and the potential for abuse from overseas actors....
00:39, 07/19/2019

Cuomo signs law protecting privacy of sex crime victims Victims of human trafficking, stalking and sexual offenses gain additional protections under legislation signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Thursday that conceals their addresses from preying perps. The state’s “Address Confidentiality Program” alr...
15:39, 08/02/2019

Google plans new browser tools on privacy, ad transparency Alphabet Inc unit Google in the coming months plans to introduce new internet browser tools to limit how users' web activity is tracked by advertising companies and give them greater insight into why certain ads are shown to them, the company announc...
02:52, 05/08/2019

FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds oversight for privacy mishaps WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are fining Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited fashion. The ...
18:00, 07/24/2019

Facebook to pay record $5 billion fine over privacy violations Facebook has agreed to pay a record-smashing $5 billion fine to resolve a government investigation into its privacy practices, the Federal Trade Commission announced Wednesday. The FTC voted 3-2 along party lines with Republicans in favor to adopt th...
16:52, 07/24/2019

"Privacy Not A Luxury Good, Must Be Equally Available": Sundar Pichai Privacy cannot be a "luxury good" that's only available to people who can afford to buy premium products and services, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has said....
09:52, 05/09/2019

Data privacy regulators in GCC countries get more muscles to flex Authorities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are looking to tighten their data privacy laws and give more teeth to regulators after the introduction of EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).Privacy regulations around th...
14:39, 08/04/2019

Medicare for All faces big data, privacy, technology hurdles, says CBO The Congressional Budget Office highlighted the IT challenges with a single payer healthcare model, but also noted that Taiwan may have a design that would keep costs down....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took effect last May....
07:26, 05/04/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislation to protect users of the social network...
23:39, 05/07/2019

Facebook makes major changes to Messenger for speed and privacy Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook Messenger app and WhatsApp. Facebook aims to overhaul Messenger while also enhancing WhatsApp.Last year, F...
20:52, 04/30/2019

Microsoft’s plan for Edge: Integrated IE compatibility, better privacy Microsoft has outlined its plans for the next stage of development for the new Chromium-based Edge browser, and those plans include a trio of new features. The first is a big nod to enterprise customers: a built-in Internet Explorer mode. Chrome has ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Google now wants to crack down on cookies to convince you it cares about privacy On the heels of Google’s announcement that an awesome new privacy tool is coming that users can rely on to auto-delete their location history, now we’re getting word of a new dashboard-like tool that’s also coming to the company&rsq...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Facebook warns of costly privacy changes, discloses another U.S. probe Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that new data privacy rules and forthcoming privacy-focused product changes would slow its revenue growth and significantly raise expenses, driving down its shares in after-hours trade even as quarterly revenue topped ...
00:52, 07/25/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer, but disputes are likely to push that timetable back, according to sources kno...
00:26, 05/01/2019

Google Nest could rule the smart home, if it can get privacy right This week, Google rebranded its Home products as Nest, finally bringing the company's smart home products under one umbrella. Going forward, all of Google's connected home products will have the Nest brand, starting with the new Nest Hub Ma...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of Facebook’s privacy-related efforts....
01:00, 07/23/2019

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in shopping centres, museums, conference centres and other private spaces around the UK.An investigation ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published new privacy commitments for its hardware, showing how increased public scrutiny is forcing greater tr...
23:13, 05/07/2019

Researchers: Anonymized data does little to protect user privacy Providing third-parties with data is a necessary cost of living in the 21st century. Whether it’s securing auto insurance, undergoing a routine examination at the dentist, or chatting up friends and relatives on Facebook, each of us will hand over ab...
04:26, 07/30/2019

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra....
16:13, 08/06/2019

Senators question whether Facebook is doing enough to protect kids’ privacy Senators are questioning Facebook again. This time their concerns are related to a design flaw that let thousands of kids join group chats with unauthorized users, The Verge reports. Senators Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) w...
21:26, 08/06/2019

Facebook agrees to pay $5bn in vast privacy settlement, insiders say FTC to claim company misled users about handling of their phone numbers as part of settlementThe Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of allegations it mishandled user privacy...
04:00, 07/24/2019

Chrome’s new Incognito privacy features are already being sabotaged by websites Some websites are coming up with imaginative – and sometimes nefarious – ways of getting around a new Chrome feature that’s supposed to stop sites from detecting whether its visitors are using Incognito mode.Incognito mode is a w...
13:26, 08/09/2019

Facebook may implement privacy oversight committee in FTC deal Facebook may soon have a federally approved privacy official and an “independent” privacy oversight committee to deal with the company’s handling of user info, according to a report....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over companies' use of personal data....
19:26, 08/08/2019

Would trolls, fake news and privacy invasions go away with a new Facebook? Social network co-founder Chris Hughes calls for radical rethink on company, and internet blows up. But would anything really change?        ...
18:26, 05/11/2019

Experts Aren’t Impressed With Google’s New Privacy Tools (MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.) — Google announced new privacy tools Tuesday intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked on the go or in their own home, part of a broader effort by big tech companies to counter increasing ...
17:13, 05/08/2019

Zuckerberg promises 'completely new standard' for privacy following FTC fine Facebook on Wednesday responded to the Federal Trade Commission's announcement that it will fine the company $5 billion for mishandling users' personal information....
15:39, 07/24/2019

Privacy-minded U.S. lawmakers divided over giving more powers to FTC Democratic and Republican lawmakers both stressed the need for bipartisan privacy legislation on Wednesday but seemed divided on how willing they were to strengthen the Federal Trade Commission, which is expected to be tasked with enforcing an eventu...
21:39, 05/08/2019

US senator calls for probe into FaceApp over privacy concerns Remember when FaceApp went viral for all the wrong reasons? That happened again recently, though this time, the controversy became big enough for a US Senator to get involved. New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer has asked the FBI and the FTC to...
16:39, 07/18/2019

WhatsApp Unveils Privacy Education Partnership in India WhatsApp has announced a partnership with the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP) in New Delhi to bring a series of privacy design workshops to its students....
15:39, 07/24/2019

Facebook’s group privacy settings actually make sense now Until today, Facebook has given you three options for creating a user group: Open, closed, or ‘secret.’ While the first is pretty obvious, the other two were occasional sources of confusion – an admin might set a group to ‘closed’ without realizing i...
10:52, 08/15/2019

Lawmakers Differ on Remedies for Facebook Privacy Breach A House hearing highlighted differences on how the government should work to strengthen tech companies’ protection of personal information, as a huge fine looms for Facebook.....
22:00, 05/08/2019

Must Balance Privacy With Governance Needs: Top Court On Facebook's Plea There has to be a balance between privacy and how to govern, the Supreme Court said today, hearing Facebook Inc's petition asking that the top court hear all cases related to demands for linking......
12:52, 08/20/2019

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focused edition of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker. The complaint against Amazon Echo Dot Kids, which ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, cit...
03:39, 05/02/2019

Google attempts a pivot toward privacy at I/O developer conference At Google's annual I/O developer conference, the tech giant gave updates on its Android Q beta operating system and improved privacy options for apps.        ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement Facebook is expected to create a privacy committee to protect user data, as well as an external assessor who would be appointed by the company and Federal Trade Commission....
04:39, 05/02/2019

Eight ways to reduce and offset your digital carbon footprint Whether it's from doing things like burning fossil fuels through driving, cranking up the furnace or grilling a steak, we are all responsible for releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which is called our carbon footprint. When we collect...
14:13, 07/25/2019

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in U.S. against French digital tax Alphabet Inc's Google unit, Facebook Inc and Amazon.com Inc are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the French government's digital services tax....
02:26, 08/14/2019

Aadhaar, Demonetisation Spurred Digital Payments Growth: RBI After the demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes in 2016 pushed digital payments, Aadhaar-enabled eKYC resulted in exponential growth, according to the RBI....
12:39, 06/10/2019

New York Times forecasts weakness in digital ads, shares down 12% The New York Times Co fell short of Wall Street estimates for revenue on Wednesday and warned of declines in digital advertising for the rest of the year, sending its shares down 12%....
22:39, 08/07/2019

Inside the Hybrid Digital-Analog Lives of Children For our kids, the digital world is as much their native environment as the physical world. It's up to parents to help them thrive in this often mystifying existence....
16:39, 05/20/2019

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020 - final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final version of the bloc's communique obtained by Reuters showed....
10:00, 06/09/2019

Livongo is going public as the 3-year digital health IPO drought comes to an end Livongo Digital health company Livongo is set to start trading Thursday under the ticker "LVGO." The company priced its shares at $28 apiece late Wednesday. Livongo is selling about 12.7 million shares, raising $355 million. The IPO values the comp...
10:13, 07/25/2019

This Tank Man image from Tiananmen Square heralded a new digital age "Tank Man" is an iconic image of how one man defied brutal state power at Tiananmen Square 30 years ago. It also marked the beginning of a new technological era...
02:52, 06/06/2019

Digital billboard catches fire in Times Square NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters have responded to the scene of digital billboard on fire in Times Square. Flames stated to shoot out of the LED billboard just after 3 p.m. Saturday. The Fire Department says no injuries have been reported and there was n...
23:26, 05/18/2019

France says sovereign on tax as U.S. opens probe into digital levy France hit back on Thursday against U.S. plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign country....
11:00, 07/11/2019

Western Digital fiscal Q3 clocked by inventory writedown The storage provider said it expects demand for storage to improve a bit for the rest of 2019. In the meantime, Western Digital is restructuring costs....
01:00, 04/30/2019

Administration wants to allow debt collectors digital free rein This digital-first approach has alarmed consumer advocates who worry that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could give an industry known for high-pressure tactics a new way to violate consumers’ privacy....
07:26, 05/08/2019

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital's traffic-lined Galle Road....
11:00, 07/09/2019

De Blasio’s 2020 campaign is spending ‘pennies’ on digital ads Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent the least on digital advertising out of all the 20 Democratic presidential contenders who participated in the debates — including just $915 on Twitter ads. The term-limited pol has refused to say how much money he has r...
00:52, 07/09/2019

Call for national debate over digital ID card plans MPs have called for a national debate over plans in Westminster to develop a "single unique identifier" for individuals accessing government services online - an idea which has reignited concerns about digital ID cards....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
16:26, 07/08/2019

One Parent Is on a Mission to Protect Children From Digital Mistakes For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
14:39, 07/10/2019

Singapore targets lawyers in digital transformation drive Law Society establishes SmartLaw Guild to showcase best practices and case studies of technology adoption in the legal community, which have been offered support, including a S$3.68 million tech fund, to digitise their operations....
11:26, 05/17/2019

U.S. Begins Inquiry Into French Digital Services Tax That May End in Tariffs The investigation is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to shelter American companies, and technology companies particularly, by targeting trading partners....
01:00, 07/11/2019

"Yes To Digital Payment, No To Cash", PM's New Motto For Cashless Economy Giving a fresh push to digital transactions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning in his Independence Day address gave the motto of "yes to digital payment, no to cash"....
10:26, 08/15/2019

Regulation and education are biggest barriers to digital transformation Digital transformation is not a project or one-time installation but it is an ongoing and continuous evolution, an industry expert said.It [digital transformation] is disrupting the whole economy and impacting all sectors alike. All the sectors need ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Google, Facebook, Amazon to Testify in US Against French Digital Tax Google, Facebook, and Amazon.com are among the companies that will testify Monday at a US government hearing on the French government's digital services tax....
06:26, 08/15/2019

Digital camera sees around corners by guessing what's lurking behind An algorithm allows digital cameras to photograph objects hidden around a wall by interpreting subtle patterns of light that reflect on the floor or walls...
15:52, 05/17/2019

The Top 10 Trends in Digital Media 2019 (AMZN, GOOGL, FB) Business Insider Intelligence2019 will be a year of opportunities and challenges in the world of digital media. The digital duopoly of Google and Facebook will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny, as Amazon muscles its way into the digital ad spac...
21:26, 05/28/2019

When Quantum Computing Meets AI: Smarter Digital Assistants and More Quantum computing’s processing power could significantly improve artificial-intelligence systems within about five years, experts and business leaders say....
10:26, 05/24/2019

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Echo devices remembering conversations....
06:13, 05/30/2019

NBA, Twitch announce deal for digital rights to USA Basketball The National Basketball Association on Tuesday said that Amazon.com Inc's Twitch would be its exclusive digital partner for streaming USA Basketball games globally through 2020....
15:52, 08/06/2019

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities...
00:52, 06/22/2019

How your business can reach digital success in the next decade: 5 tips Past business decisions can act as guidance for the future. Here are five ways companies can use past experiences as lessons for the new digital age....
15:52, 08/06/2019

Mattel's Hot Wheels ready for a digital track The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display       ...
18:26, 06/22/2019

Airbnb should be regarded as digital service provider, ECJ advised Legal opinion welcome by company facing French calls for greater regulationAirbnb has taken a step closer to avoiding onerous national regulations after an adviser to the European court of justice said the company should be regarded as a digital serv...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Marvin Gearhart Applied Digital Technology to Oil Drilling Marvin Gearhart, a born tinkerer, pioneered digital tools used to probe the contents of oil wells. His Gearhart Industries boomed in the 1970s and early 1980s. Then crashing oil prices forced him to sell his firm....
16:39, 08/05/2019

With data centers in the UAE, Microsoft aims to rev up digital transformation Microsoft is looking to digitally transform one million businesses in the Middle East in the next three years with the official opening of two data centres in the UAE, a top company official said.The US software giant, which has been present in the U...
15:13, 06/19/2019

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offerings.The small startup made a name for itself by developing a recurring payment solution specifically ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countries such as China and Saudi Arabia in tapping artificial intelligence to improve the accuracy of thei...
13:13, 06/19/2019

Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite gets $110 mln IGP investment Israel's Cellebrite, whose software can unlock and extract data from mobile devices and is used by law enforcement and government agencies as well as businesses, said on Monday it had received a $110 million investment from IGP Capital....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Sports Illustrated Has a New Publisher, Digital Company TheMaven The deal ends Sports Illustrated’s ties to its former owner, Meredith, a few weeks after the Authentic Brands Group bought the magazine’s intellectual property....
21:13, 06/17/2019

Financial monitor says digital money needs ‘close scrutiny’ FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — An international financial monitor is warning that wider use of cryptocurrencies by retail shoppers would call for “close scrutiny” by regulators and should be subjected to rigorous oversight. The head of the Fin...
17:13, 06/25/2019

We’ve been missing a big part of game industry’s digital revolution Enlarge / Data! Pew-pew! (credit: Aurich / Getty / Konami) Fig. 1: A year ago, NPD thought US game market revenue had been pretty flat. Now, the tracking firm realizes the market has been growing consi...
13:00, 05/02/2019

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected debit card, it said on Thursday....
18:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook will launch its Libra digital currency in 2020 Facebook has finally revealed plans to launch its new digital currency Libra next year. The tech giant said users would be able to use the coin through its apps and on Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp. Once it’s launched, users will be able ...
13:13, 06/18/2019

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep their cryptocurrency safe, as well as make various t...
22:39, 06/18/2019

Digital love: does Netflix have an unhealthy robot sex obsession? From VR sexcapades in Maniac to amorous AI in Osmosis, the streaming service keeps bombarding us with disturbing tech hookups. Enough!Netflix, the biggest streaming service in the world, cordially invites you to jerk off to your computer. Take a look...
16:13, 05/01/2019

New customer expectations are rewriting the digital transformation playbook Customers expect constant innovation. We are now entering an era where a company’s ability to provide innovative experiences is as important as the quality of its products. New 2019 research found that 84% of customers now consider these factors equa...
18:26, 06/12/2019

Amazon says French digital tax will hit consumers, small firms Amazon said on Friday it would pass on the cost of a new French digital tax to consumers and business partners, warning that the measure could make it harder for some small businesses in France to compete against foreign rivals....
08:00, 08/03/2019

Best photo printer 2019: the best printers for your digital photos In this guide to the best photo printers of 2019, we look at the top devices for ensuring your photos look their best when you make physical copies of them.No matter if you're a professional photographer, or merely a keen amateur that likes to t...
21:13, 06/25/2019

Trump threatens French wine in retaliation for digital tax The US leader said he could tax one of France's key exports over a new digital tax on internet giants Google and Amazon. "I've always said American wine is better than French wine," said Trump, who doesn't drink alcohol....
05:26, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump says U.S. could tax French wine in retaliation for digital tax U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to tax French wines on Friday in retaliation for France's recent proposal to levy a tax aimed at big U.S. technology companies....
04:00, 07/27/2019

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guidance because let’s face it: We ourselves are also struggling to navigate the murky waters of the web....
02:13, 06/29/2019

New 2019 Kia XCeed to get 12.3-inch digital instrument panel News 11 Jun, 2019 The Kia XCeed, which is due to be revealed later this month, will be the first car from the brand to feature new 12.3-inch digital dials...
17:26, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump says U.S. could tax French wine in retaliation for digital tax U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would hit France shortly with a "substantial reciprocal action" - and warned a new American tax on French wine was possible - after Paris announced a tax aimed at U.S. technology companies....
00:26, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump says U.S. to hit France with 'substantial' action for digital tax U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would hit France shortly with a "substantial reciprocal action" after Paris announced a tax aimed at U.S. technology companies....
20:00, 07/26/2019