Australian watchdog wants a regulator for Google, Facebook
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission recommends a new regulatory body to check the dominance of Facebook and Google in the online advertising and news markets.
Consumers have no faith in online security: Gemalto
Six in 10 consumers globally feel online shopping, social media and banking sites pose a risk to their personal data security, according to Gemalto.
China's president calls for global co-operation to create 'fairer' Internet
China and Xi Jinping have pushed for a bigger role in global Internet governance and called on nations to respect Beijing's 'cyber sovereignty'.
Facebook referred to EU watchdog over targeting, fake ads
Britain's information watchdog has asked Facebook's lead European regulator to investigate how the company targets, monitors and shows adverts to users.
Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of US election
The social network blocked user accounts after receiving a tip-off from US authorities about suspicious behaviour that may be linked to a foreign entity.
Father of Web says tech giants may have to be split up
Silicon Valley tech giants are so dominant they may need to be broken up, unless changes in taste reduce their clout, says Tim Berners-Lee.