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Europe's privacy overhaul has led to $126 million in fines - but regulators are just getting started
The EU’s GDPR privacy law led to over 160,000 data breach notifications, according to law firm DLA Piper. The biggest penalty under GDPR to date was a fine of 50 million euros imposed on Google, DLA Piper says. DLA Piper Partner Ross McK...
Apple CEO calls for global corporate tax system overhaul
Though it's one of the world's largest beneficiaries of favorable Irish tax minimization strategies, Apple is now calling for reform of the global loophole.
Amazon reportedly wants to turn your hand into a credit card
Technology giant Amazon is working to allow customers to connect their credit card information to their hands, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Influencers 'being offered thousands for sex'
.Top social media influencers are being propositioned daily by strangers with offers of thousands of pounds in return for sex, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told. One said social media had become "a catalogue" for men to sel...
A Kidnapped Teen Was Rescued After Using Snapchat To Tell Her Friends Where To Find Her
Police arrested three men in connection with the kidnapping and assault of the 14-year-old girl.
New technology: Are we trading our privacy for convenience?
How the same devices we happily carry in our pockets are being weaponised against us.
TOI 700 d: Earth-sized planet found relatively nearby
TESS discovers Earth-sized world orbiting a star about 100 light years from Earth, NASA announces.
British doctors want a tax on tech giants to fund research on the harms caused by social media
Leading U.K. psychiatrists say tech giants should be forced to hand over data on how children are affected by harmful online content.
Flying cars: Uber and Hyundai to unveil model at Las Vegas show
The two companies plan to display a model of the vehicle that can seat four and reach up to 320 kilometres per hour.
Digital colonialism is threatening the Global South
It's time to talk about Silicon Valley as an imperial force and what has to be done to resist its power.
What China’s fintech giants can teach Southeast Asia about banking on agents
Since their target customers generally have minimal banking experience, fintech firms tend to use agents to recruit them. Although the use of agents increases efficiency, concerns remain about data privacy and compliance with regulations
All entrepreneurs need to hear this.
Most people create work for themselves and then think they are entrepreneurs.
Google Maps keeps a detailed record of everywhere you go -here's how to stop it
Google Maps keeps a log of everywhere you go in its “Timeline.” You can see where you were on a particular day, how you got there, pictures you took at certain locations and more. Here’s how to delete all of that data and turn off tracki...
Criminals are using 'Frankenstein identities' to steal from banks and credit unions
So-called synthetic identity fraud is the fastest-growing financial crime, according to the Federal Reserve, driven in part by lending moving online. It’s also one of the hardest to detect.
Google launches online coding course to train workers for tech jobs
The news comes as Silicon Valley faces scrutiny over the implications of the tech industry on the American workforce.
LinkedIn is using AI to spot and remove inappropriate user accounts
LinkedIn says it is using AI and machine learning to spot accounts containing content that runs afoul of its community guidelines.
Why Bill Gates' net worth is so high 20 years since stepping down as Microsoft CEO
On the rich list, he is second only to Jeff Bezos. So, after distilling a Microsoft stake and donating billions to charity, it begs the question: how on earth is Gates maintaining that vast fortune?
ASK restaurant fined over 'misleading' lobster dish
The Italian restaurant chain ASK has been fined for misleading customers about a lobster dish.
Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 security fix after NSA warning
The NSA claim that they revealed flaw that could be exploited by hackers to create malicious software, so if you believe them (as you absolutely should) you better update your Windows now, so only the good guys can have a back door to yo...
The UK Election Showed Just How Unreliable Facebook’s Security System For Elections Really Is.
Buggy and riddled with errors, Facebook's Ad Library was all but useless during an election -again.
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