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IBM wins $83 million from Groupon in internet patent fight

A jury in Delaware said Groupon used IBM’s patented e-commerce technology without authorization following a two-week trial.

28 Jul 2018 5:27 PM

Facebook exhibits data-sharing partnerships, ties to Chinese firms

Facebook said it shared data with the companies in an effort to improve its integrations and user experience across platforms and devices.

01 Jul 2018 4:32 PM

Sheryl Sandberg uses Facebook’s woes as lesson for MIT grads

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg didn’t shy away from her company’s ongoing privacy scandal in a commencement speech at the MIT.

10 Jun 2018 11:26 AM

Facebook shared user data with select companies

The shared information included user's friends' phone numbers and breakdowns analysing the degrees of separation between people on Facebook.

09 Jun 2018 11:02 AM

China’s Huawei says it hasn’t collected Facebook user data

Chinese firms Huawei, Lenovo, Oppo and TCL were among numerous handset makers that were given access to Facebook data in a “controlled” way.

07 Jun 2018 5:20 PM


Facebook states Chinese phone makers got access to data

Huawei, a Chinese phone maker was able to access Facebook data to get the leading social network's applications to perform on smartphones.

06 Jun 2018 11:07 AM

Facebook's Zuckerberg to meet European Parliament over privacy

Facebook CEO will answer questions about the improper use of millions of users’ data by a political consultancy.

17 May 2018 7:41 AM

From Yahoo to Uber, major hacks of data

European Union's new data protection rules follow scandals involving lax personal data protection procedures.

15 May 2018 11:46 AM

UK watchdog demands Cambridge Analytica to hand over American's personal data

The order comes days after reports that Cambridge Analytica had improperly obtained data on tens of millions of Facebook users.

07 May 2018 7:29 AM

Cambridge Analytica to shut down following Facebook data scandal

The firm has filed papers to begin insolvency proceedings in UK and will seek bankruptcy protection in federal court in New York.

03 May 2018 8:28 AM


Facebook developer conference kicks off amid scandal

The Facebook CEO will kick off F8, the company’s annual conference for software developers.

01 May 2018 7:53 PM

UK lawmakers demand Facebook CEO to appear before them

The committee asked Zuckerberg to appear on May 24 to give testimony to the European Parliament.

27 Apr 2018 7:23 AM

Facebook will not testify at US House hearing on social media

The company said that even though it will not appear, it looks forward to a continuing dialogue with members of the committee.

26 Apr 2018 7:58 AM

Cambridge Analytica fights back on data scandal

The firm denies using Facebook data while working for Donald Trump's campaign during US presidential election.

25 Apr 2018 8:58 AM

House Democrats speak to Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

Democrats on the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees interviewed former Cambridge Analytica employee.

25 Apr 2018 8:25 AM


Facebook puts out it's detailed guidelines

The social network is publishing detailed guidelines to what does and doesn’t belong on its service — 27 pages worth of them, in fact.

25 Apr 2018 7:39 AM

Researcher in Facebook data breach scandal apologises

Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan apologised for Facebook data-misuse scandal during an interview.

24 Apr 2018 7:37 AM

Facebook ignores Australia media calls for regulation

Australian media groups, like their peers worldwide, are losing circulation and advertising revenues to digital competitors.

23 Apr 2018 2:58 PM

German legislators to grill Facebook manager on data privacy

Lawmakers in the Bundestag lower house of parliament will grill Joel Kaplan, Facebook’s vice president for global public policy.

20 Apr 2018 8:46 AM

Mark Zuckerberg says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica

However, Zuckerberg pushed back on congress members' suggestions that users do not have enough control of their data on Facebook.

11 Apr 2018 9:08 PM