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. …

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 …

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 …

Data privacy Intel bets on smart buildings in Israel to attract tech talent

Intel Corp is investing heavily in "smart buildings" in Israel that will be full of perks to keep employees happy, …

Data protection Fashion retailer H&M says data protection breaches unacceptable

Fashion retailer H&M said on Saturday (25 January) that data security breaches found at its German unit were unacceptable and it was cooperating …

Data privacy Britons risk having data ‘sold to highest bidder’ after Brexit, whistleblower warns

British people's data privacy will be "hanging in the balance" after Brexit, former Cambridge Analytica staffer-turned-whistleblower Brittany Kaiser warned as the country leaves …

NewsSocial media Facebook reaches $550 million settlement in facial recognition lawsuit

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it reached a $550 million (418 million pounds) settlement in principle related to a lawsuit …

Data privacy Avast pulls plug on Jumpshot after data privacy scandal

British cyber security company Avast will close the Jumpshot analytics business at the centre of a data privacy scandal, it said on Thursday, …

Encryption Russia blocks encrypted email service ProtonMail

Russia said on Wednesday it had blocked the Swiss email service ProtonMail, popular among journalists and activists for its focus …

Data protection Proactivity is key this Data Protection Day 

The data breaches and hacks populating the news each week make it increasingly difficult to ignore issues regarding data protection. …

Data privacy UK children to be granted right to know if parents are spying on them

British children will get the right to know when their parents are spying on them online under a binding code …