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Blockchain to fight forced labour

Coca-Cola, the US State Department and two other companies launch a project that aims to use blockchain to fight forced labour worldwide.

Data from 50m Facebook users 'harvested'

A data analytics firm harvested Facebook users' private information in developing techniques to support Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign.

Google looks to turn product searches into cash


The tech giant teams up with major retailers in a deal that sees the retailers pay Google a piece of each facilitated purchase.

Toyota, Uber in talks on self-driving tech


The firms negotiate a possible deal for Toyota to use Uber's automated driving technology in the automaker's vehicles.

Rihanna urges fans to delete Snapchat


The pop star condemns Snapchat for intentionally bringing shame to domestic violence victims.

Broadcom targets smaller deals


The company is likely to pursue smaller acquisitions of chipmakers after its failed hostile takeover bid to acquire rival Qualcomm.

Helios Towers ditches London IPO plan

Shareholders decide to withdraw the planned London listing, which was expected to value the business at about two billion pounds.

Start-up fallout after blocked Broadcom deal


President Donald Trump's move to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm threatens to stunt crucial Chinese investment in US start-up capital.

Bitcoin hit by Google ad policy

Google's ban on crypto-currency ads sends Bitcoin down more than 10% to its lowest in a month.

Google, Apple face EU law on business practices


Proposed regulation will require online platforms to be more transparent about how they rank search results.

Renowned cosmologist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

The theoretical cosmologist professor, who made huge advances in science and prophesised about the future of technology, died peacefully this morning.

YouTube adds dose of reality to conspiracy videos


The video platform will display text from Wikipedia and other sites alongside some videos as it attempts to combat hoaxes and conspiracy theories.

Broadcom gives up bid for Qualcomm


The Singapore-based firm will, however, keep its plan to move its base to the US.