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Twitter ‘inadvertently’ uses contact details

E-mail addresses and phone numbers uploaded by users to meet Twitter’s security requirements may have been ‘inadvertently’ used for advertising purposes.

Today

Data science isn’t rocket science – so get learning

The days when data science was only available to the brainiest of number-crunchers are behind us, and anyone can take advantage of this accessibility.

Wednesday

Big boys to face congressional inquiry

The investigation will decide whether Facebook, Amazon and Google are damaging the competitive landscape for small businesses.

7 Oct

Google wins major case in EU

The US Internet giant does not have to extend the EU’s “right to be forgotten” rules to its search engines outside the region.

30 Sep

Spectrum: The golden goose

While stakeholders are hungry for hertz, there are still a number of stumbling blocks along the road to high-demand spectrum nirvana.

27 Sep

Facebook suspends apps

The social networking platform has suspended tens of thousands of apps as part of its ongoing app developer investigation.

23 Sep

One app to rule them all: Rise of the super app

Now is the perfect time to get in on the super app game, establishing your company as a preferred partner or supplier early on.

18 Sep

Google's legal woes abound

The company will pay close to EUR1 billion in a settlement to French authorities, while there’s an anti-trust probe into the search giant’s dominance.

16 Sep

Tax dispute racks up hefty price tag

The dispute is accumulating a potentially large amount of nearly $2 billion for dozens of big US companies, including Facebook and Alphabet.

Sep 9, 2019

Can what3words fix my streetlights?

Three words can give you any location on the globe. Genius. But can a great idea survive its funding model?

Sep 4, 2019

Google to spend $200m on YouTube settlement

Alphabet's Google will pay up to $200 million to settle an FTC investigation into YouTube's alleged violation of a children's privacy law.

Sep 2, 2019

VMware hits the gas

The company spent billions of dollars on three businesses this week: Carbon Black, Intrinsic and Pivotal Software.

Aug 26, 2019