Data privacy Regulators expected to make Google sweat for Fitbit deal approval

U.S. antitrust regulators have little reason to oppose plans by Google's <GOOGL.O> parent Alphabet to buy Fitbit, but that does …

Data privacy Uber will not share electric bike rider data with LA

Uber Technologies Inc said it would not share real-time location data of its electric bike riders with the city of …

Google Google responds to Texas antitrust investigators’ data demands

Texas officials managing a sprawling investigation of the advertising practices at Alphabet Inc's Google have begun receiving data from the …

Data privacy U.S. online privacy bill put on the back burner

A U.S. online privacy bill is not likely to come before Congress this year, three sources said. It is as …

Data leak Donut neglect customer protection: Dunkin’ sued over cyberattacks

The parent of Dunkin' Donuts was sued on Thursday by New York Attorney General Letitia James. She accused the chain …

Social media Antitrust investigation to open against Facebook

The U.S. Justice Department will open an antitrust investigation of Facebook Inc, a person familiar with the matter said on …

Data protection Victory for Google in ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling

Google won its fight against tougher "right to be forgotten" rules. It is after Europe's top court said it does …

Data privacy Google’s ‘right to be forgotten’ court case looms

Europe's top court will rule on September 24 whether Alphabet Inc unit Google must remove links to sensitive personal data …

Privacy IT in India: Tech firms warned to protect user privacy and prevent abuse

Technology firms must protect user privacy and prevent abuse of their platforms. This is according to India's IT minister, speaking …

Google $170 million fine for Google’s YouTube collecting children’s data

Google, owned by Alphabet Inc, and its YouTube video service will pay $170 million to settle allegations that it broke …

Threats Privacy concerns dominate as FaceApp crosses 100 million installations

A large number of users and security experts from across the world have expressed concern over the privacy policies of …

News FTC issues £3.98 billion fine to Facebook in Cambridge Analytica ruling

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has decided to fine Facebook a massive $5 billion (£3.98 billion) for its role in …