Germany's justice minister said on Thursday she had asked to speak to Facebook executives to find out whether the social media site's 30 million users in the country were affected by a scandal involving the handling of personal data. The world's largest social media network is facing government
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) said its application to search Cambridge Analytica, the company at the center of a firestorm over its use of Facebook data, had been adjourned by a British judge until Friday. ICO head Elizabeth Denham said on Monday she was seeking a warrant to access
By David Ingram SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologized on Wednesday for mistakes his company made in how it handled data belonging to 50 million of its users and promised tougher steps to restrict developers' access to such information. The world'
By Alexandria Sage, Tina Bellon and Nick Carey DETROIT (Reuters) - The fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving car cranks up pressure on the self-driving vehicle industry to prove its software and sensors are safe in the absence of strong government standards, experts in the field said. Automakers
(Reuters) - Accenture Plc's quarterly profit and revenue topped Wall Street targets, as the consulting and outsourcing services provider benefited from investments in digital and cloud services. Accenture said on Thursday its digital, cloud and security-related services, which it calls "the
By Sijia Jiang and Anne Marie Roantree HONG KONG (Reuters) - China Mobile, the world's biggest mobile phone operator by subscribers, warned on Thursday of revenue pressure as it plans to cut prices by more than 30 percent this year in response to a government initiative. China's central government
By Fathin Ungku SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Global tech giants including Facebook and Twitter on Thursday expressed concern about a possible Singapore plan to bring in a new law to tackle the threat of fake news, saying sufficient rules are already in place. Officials of Facebook, Twitter and Google attended
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's financial watchdog plans to issue a warning against Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Binance for operating in Japan without being registered, a person with the direct knowledge of the matter said on Thursday. The Financial Services Agency will file a criminal complaint
OSLO (Reuters) - The world's largest sovereign wealth fund opposed Elon Musk's potential $2.6 billion payout from electric carmaker Tesla , the fund said on Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on reports that millions of Facebook users' data was used to target political ads (all times local):
Ecosystm is a platform for medium sized businesses to get the data they need without emptying the coffers for actionable data Once a startup gets going, the job of a Founder is to wake up, make a bunch of decisions, go to bed, rinse and repeat. But in making decisions, a lot of companies don’t have [
(Reuters) - Luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover will use BlackBerry Ltd's infotainment and security software in its vehicles, the companies said on Thursday. The licensing deal with Tata Motors Ltd's JLR is the Canadian firm's latest in the automobile industry following agreements with Qualcomm
Matt Hancock became the first MP to launch his own app last month. The culture secretary, Matt Hancock, has been forced to change the settings on his own app after complaints that it was harvesting the data and photos of users. Speaking to ITV’s Good Morning Britain after criticising Facebook for breaching
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Famed Iranian philosopher Dariush Shayegan, who challenged Western domination of philosophical thought and wrote the book "Cultural Schizophrenia" on the Muslim world and modernity, died on Thursday. He was 83.
Telecom Italia (TIM) is open to selling a stake in its soon-to-be-created network company and list the unit, but only once it becomes a fully regulated business to ensure stable returns, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. TIM, whose top shareholder is French media company Vivendi
Mark Zuckerberg 'really sorry' for Facebook's 'major breach of trust' over Cambridge Analytica scandal
China's SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world's largest maker of non-military drones, is in talks with investors for at least $500 million in funding ahead of a planned stock market debut, people with knowledge of the matter said. Shenzhen-based DJI plans to expand into drones for sectors such
The Trump administration is facing off against AT&T to block the telephone giant from absorbing Time Warner, in a case that could shape how consumers get — and how much they pay for — streaming TV and ...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Shares in Germany's United Internet fell by 9 percent on Thursday after the company announced core earnings for last year that were on the lower side of its guidance range. Subsidiary 1&1 Drillisch was down 7 percent in the early going even though it, like United Internet, posted
San Francisco, March 22 (IANS) Reliance JioPhones, which run on KaiOS, a Linux-based light mobile Operating System (OS), may soon get WhatsApp. According to Wabetainfo.com, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, as of February 2018 KaiOS Technologies have acquired many new partners, including
'I'm really sorry': Mark Zuckerberg has been apologising for privacy lapses since before Facebook even began
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) Amnesty International has launched a new campaign against Apple for allegedly making the data of Chinese iCloud users available to the government, the NGO announced on Thursday. On February 28, Apple handed over the operation of its iCloud service for Chinese users to Guizhou-Cloud
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Thirty people were treated for sulfur gas poisoning after Mount Ijen in eastern Java belched toxic fumes from its crater, Indonesia's disaster agency said Thursday.