Britain is investigating whether Facebook did enough to protect data after a whistleblower said a London-based political consultancy hired by Donald Trump improperly accessed information on 50 million Facebook users to sway public opinion. Facebook shares closed down nearly 7 percent on Monday, wiping
Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, the lead regulator for Facebook in Europe, is "following up" with the U.S. internet giant to ensure its oversight of app developers using its data is effective, it said on Tuesday. Britain is investigating whether Facebook did enough to secure data
The world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after "age-related complications," researchers announced Tuesday, saying he "stole the heart of many with his dignity and strength." ...
A Cold War-era scientist acknowledged on Tuesday he had helped create the nerve agent that Britain says was used to poison an ex-spy and his daughter, contradicting Moscow's insistence that neither Russia nor the Soviet Union ever had such a programme. Rink said he worked under the Soviet Union
By Jeffrey Dastin LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is making a push for merchants on its website to sell goods into other countries, setting the stage for greater competition with rival marketplaces run by eBay Inc and potentially Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. More than a quarter of all revenue for
One thousand European towns and cities will each be able to claim 15,000 euros ($18,464) of EU funding this year to set up free WiFi hotspots in parks, squares and public buildings. The European Commission invited municipalities from across the European Union, as well as Norway and Iceland, on Tuesday
By Tomo Uetake TOKYO (Reuters) - If European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi appears slightly more downbeat at his regular news conference than before, it could foreshadow a possible move by to the bank to trim its monetary policy stimulus. The findings follow a similar analysis by the same researchers
Britain's information commissioner says she is using all her legal powers to investigate the handling of millions of people's personal Facebook data by the social media giant and by political campaign ...
Information Commissioner forces Facebook auditors to pull out of Cambridge Analytica offices
Unveiled in the fall of 2017, the Oculus Go Virtual Reality headset is expected to finally hit the market with an initial launch in the US in May, Variety reports. It's thought that Facebook will officially announce the launch and reveal new compatible content at its F8 developer conference, to
If a picture is worth a thousand words, a single person’s dating app profile photo is practically priceless. In today’s app-saturated culture, where everyone is looking for love at first swipe, dating is a visuals game dictated by split-second impulses based on the most trivial of details. It’s not
The world's last male northern white rhino has died, the Kenyan conservancy taking care of it said, leaving only two females of its subspecies alive in the world although scientists still hope they can save it from extinction. Ol Pejeta Conservancy said in a statement it had made the decision with
With European and U.S. lawmakers calling for investigations into reports that Facebook user data was accessed by UK based consultancy Cambridge Analytica to help President Donald Trump win the 2016 election, investors are asking even more questions about the social media company's operations. An
By Salvador Rodriguez, David Ingram and Douglas Busvine SAN FRANCISCO/ FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Facebook faces substantial business risks from new European Union privacy rules set to take effect in May, a looming reality that came into stark relief over the weekend with revelations that a controversial
By David Stanway SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Delegates to China's annual meeting of parliament have urged the state to provide more policy clarity for the electric car industry and overhaul a local government subsidy program they say has distorted the market. China is aggressively pushing new energy vehicles
British data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica is at the center of controversy in the United States and Britain after two newspapers reported on Sunday that the company harvested personal data about Facebook users beginning in 2014. Best known for assisting the 2016 presidential campaign of U.S. President
The key to protecting your business from such threats is to be one step ahead of hackers As much as you have the freedom to utilise technological innovations, you should also think about your security when using them. More than the physical security of devices and system, there seems to be a greater
A fatal pedestrian crash involving a self-driving Uber SUV in a Phoenix suburb could have far-reaching consequences for the new technology as automakers and other companies race to be the first with cars ...
World Cup, Brexit and Open Banking among weapons for fraudsters to 'try to take advantage'
Havana, March 20 (IANS) Cuba is set to continue expanding internet access despite the US' new "political programme" aimed at carrying out "subversive activities" in the country, a minister said. At the inauguration of the 12th International Conference and Fair here on Monday,
San Francisco, March 20 (IANS) Former rivals BlackBerry and Microsoft have announced they were collaborating to offer enterprises a solution that integrates the latter's expertise in mobility and security with Microsoft's Cloud and productivity apps. Through this partnership, the tech titans
By Marius Zaharia WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom said on Tuesday he has filed an application for former U.S. President Barack Obama to appear in court in relation to a damages claim over his defunct Megaupload streaming website while Obama visits New Zealand this week. German-born
The development of new features for the estimated 1.5 billion smart phones shipped annually has been at the heart of the battle for global market share over the past decade, with Apple, bolstered by its huge R&D budget, often leading. When the iPhone 5S launched with a fingerprint-sensing home button
Mar.20 -- Yasmin Mahmood, chief executive officer at Malaysia Digital Economic Corporation, discusses Malaysia's digital future, what the plan entails and how they're going to accomplish their goals. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
By Lisa Baertlein and Chris Prentice LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Whole Foods will host a summit on Tuesday for up to 200 of its suppliers, amid anxiety about how its ongoing business revamp will play out under new owner Amazon.com . Amazon's $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods last summer