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Google EU privacy body warns of privacy risks in Google Fitbit deal

Alphabet Inc-owned Google's $2.1 billion bid for fitness trackers company Fitbit could pose privacy risks, the European Data Protection Board …

Data privacy Barclays backtracks on staff surveillance system after criticism

Barclays is changing a system it was piloting that tracks how employees spend their time at work, after critical media …

Data privacy Irish regulator readies draft decisions in first big tech privacy probes

The first draft decisions by Ireland's data privacy regulator on probes into some of the world's biggest technology firms will go for consultation …

Google Google plans to move UK users’ accounts outside EU jurisdiction

Google is planning to move its British users' accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators, placing them under U.S. …

Mobile Private information exposed as over 2,000 UK Government technological devices stolen

Viasat a global communications company has found that more than 2000 technological devices e.g. smartphones, laptops and external storage devices …

Data privacy EU plans industrial data push and rules to rein in U.S. tech giants

The European Commission unveiled proposals on Wednesday to exploit Europe's vast trove of industrial data and set rules to govern artificial intelligence …

Facebook Israeli court orders Facebook to unblock account of NSO Group employee

A Tel Aviv court ordered Facebook Inc to unblock the private account of a worker at Israeli surveillance company NSO …

IoT Japan approves bill to help firms to develop 5G and drone technologies

Japan's cabinet on Tuesday approved a bill to support companies to develop secure 5G mobile networks and drone technologies amid …

Artificial Intelligence Indian police use facial recognition app to reunite families with lost children

Indian police have reunited thousands of missing and trafficked children with their families using a new facial recognition app that …

Cyber security IBM withdraws from RSA cyber security conference over coronavirus fears

International Business Machines Corp on Friday said it had cancelled its participation in the RSA cyber security conference due to coronavirus-related concerns. "The …

Huawei Huawei cyber security chief says no operator gives it access to intercept equipment

Huawei's cyber security chief said on Friday that he was not aware of any mobile operator ever having given the Chinese company access …

Fake news Facebook starts fact-checking partnership with Reuters

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it has reached an agreement with news agency Reuters, a unit of Thomson Reuters Corp, …