Monday, September 21, 2015



Swiss voters have overwhelmingly backed a new gambling law which will block foreign betting

Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information

Apple steps up encrytion to thwart police cracking of iPhones

Apple said Wednesday it was strengthening encryption on its iPhones to thwart police

Facebook blacklists Myanmar hardline Buddhist group

Facebook has blacklisted a group of Myanmar Buddhist hardliners including monks notorious for bilious

Facebook shares users' data with other companies

Facebook shared personal information culled from its users' profiles with other companies after the date

From beep to boom: Europe hears call of Chinese phones

China’s smartphone makers have long been confined to their enormous local

Facebook confirms data sharing with China’s Huawei, Lenovo

Facebook Inc said Tuesday it has data sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese

Microsoft says buying GitHub for $7.5 billion

Microsoft today said it will buy software development platform GitHub, in a deal worth USD

Facebook under scrutiny over data sharing after NYT report

Facebook is pushing back against a media report saying that it provided extensive information

Google to drop controversial military AI project

GOOGLE will not seek to extend its contract next year with the US Department of

Google blames Wikipedia for linking California GOP to Nazism

Google is blaming "vandalism" at Wikipedia for search results that incorrectly said the ideology

3 groups targeted for e-services

State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak has said the government has targeted three groups

Papua New Guinea bans Facebook for a month

Papua New Guinea will ban Facebook for a month while it identifies fake profiles

Egypt bans YouTube

Egypt's top administrative court ordered on Saturday to block YouTube streaming website for one month

Samsung directed to pay Apple $533m for copying iPhone design

A federal court jury on Thursday ordered Samsung to pay Apple $533 million for copying

Apple may make Siri give smart response to unanswered calls

An Apple patent application has surfaced that shows the company is exploring ways to make

Facebook users unite!

Activists in Amsterdam on Wednesday launched the 'Datavakbond' or "data labour union", which hopes to

Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

Amazon’s decision to market a powerful face recognition tool to police is alarming privacy advocates,

51 pc females vulnerable to cybercrimes: Study

Social network has become a den of crimes and around 73.71 percent victims of cybercrimes

B-1 to reach orbit within 2-3 days

Google pushes artificial intelligence for upgraded news app

For its updated news application, Google is doubling down on

Google changes gun emoji to water pistol; bombs and knives remain

Google has become the latest major tech company to distance itself from guns –

Twitter rolls out Account Activity API for all developers

Twitter has announced that its new Account Activity API is now available to developers and

YouTube to launch new music streaming service on May 22

Google`s YouTube said on Wednesday it will launch a new music streaming service, YouTube Music,

Twitter tweak steps up fight against trolls

Twitter said on Tuesday it was stepping up its long-running battle against online trolls, trying

Facebook suspends 200 apps

Facebook Inc has so far suspended around 200 apps in the first stage of its

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