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Equifax fell short of privacy compliance: Canadian regulator

Poor security safeguards worsened the impact of the global cyber attack.

10 Apr 2019 12:18 PM

Telco lobby urges EU lawmakers to spurn push for Wi-Fi car standard

GSMA, together with Daimler, Ford, PSA Group, Qualcomm and Samsung, endorse a rival 5G standard.

10 Apr 2019 12:15 PM

New social media bill to ban 'dark patterns' tricks

The bill would bar companies from choosing groups of people for behavioural experiments unless the companies get informed consent.

10 Apr 2019 12:12 PM

Engineers devise new method of powering hybrid heavy-duty trucks

The concept involves using a plug-in hybrid engine system, where the truck would be powered by batteries with a spark ignition engine.

10 Apr 2019 11:26 AM

Alphabet launches its first commercial drone delivery service in Australia

The service will be available to order food, coffee, and over-the-counter medicines using a connected smartphone app.

10 Apr 2019 11:20 AM


Opera 60 releases with built-in cryptocurrency wallet

The version boasts increased security and privacy as it includes a built-in ad blocker.

10 Apr 2019 11:15 AM

Firefox rolls out new features to prevent browser fingerprinting, cryptomining

The anti-tracking feature and blocking of mining scripts will be available in Firefox’s Nightly builds in version 68.

10 Apr 2019 11:10 AM

Tesla's Sentry Mode helps police nab burglar

The Sentry Mode allowed the police to see the video of 21-year-old Jeremiah Jefferson who broke into a backseat window of the Tesla.

10 Apr 2019 11:03 AM

Facebook uses AI to map global population density

Facebook’s ongoing project aims to map the world’s population density using AI.

10 Apr 2019 10:37 AM

China to ban bitcoin mining?

China is the world’s largest market for computer hardware designed to mine bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

10 Apr 2019 9:27 AM


Virgin Galactic's first test passenger gets commercial astronaut wings

During The 90-minute flight passengers will be able to experience a few minutes of weightlessness and see the Earth’s curvature.

10 Apr 2019 9:23 AM

Fiat Chrysler to pay Tesla hundreds of millions of euros to pool fleet

Tesla recently began delivering its new Model 3 to international markets in China and Europe.

09 Apr 2019 2:53 PM

EU data supervisor probes EU bodies' software deals with Microsoft

The probe will look into the Microsoft products and services used by the institutions.

09 Apr 2019 2:36 PM

Twitter's Jack Dorsey paid USD 1.40 in 2018

Dorsey had declined all direct compensation and benefits for three years in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

09 Apr 2019 2:25 PM

SEC steps on Tesla 'reasonable' to prevent problems

The SEC had asked US District Judge Alison Nathan to hold Musk in contempt over a February 19 tweet.

09 Apr 2019 2:20 PM


Canada mulls crackdown on social media firms unless they combat election meddling

The safeguards should include more efforts to counter malicious cyber activity, such as the spread of disinformation.

09 Apr 2019 1:58 PM

EU's Vestager says Europe must lead the way with a digital tax

Lawmakers in France’s National Assembly, France’s lower house of Parliament, will on Monday begin debating a draft national GAFA tax law.

09 Apr 2019 1:41 PM

AI must be accountable, EU says as it sets ethical guidelines

AI can help detect fraud and cyber security threats, improve healthcare and financial risk management and cope with climate change.

09 Apr 2019 1:28 PM

Pinterest seeks USD 15-USD 17 per share in IPO, below last private valuation

At the upper end of its target range, the company could have a market valuation of about USD 11.30 billion.

09 Apr 2019 1:02 PM

US House to vote on net neutrality bill on Tuesday

Republicans oppose the effort arguing it would grant the FCC too much authority over the internet and deter private sector investment.

09 Apr 2019 12:49 PM