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51 companies tell Congress it's time to tackle data privacy

The corporate world isn't waiting around for Congress to get started on tougher data privacy laws. A group of 51 CEOs from the Business Roundtable advocacy group, in...

51 companies tell Congress it's time to tackle data privacy

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California data-privacy law may become the model for Congress With no framework yet for a federal privacy law, states that took the initiative to regulate online firms' use of personal data may end up providing ...
07:34, 2019-07-22

Google’s Private Join and Compute gives companies data insights while preserving privacy Google's Private Join and Compute, which is now available in open source, allows companies to glean insights from data sets without sacrificing priva...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Exclusive: Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for wireless carriers Alphabet Inc's Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people...
12:17, 2019-08-19

Auto Companies Cut More Jobs, Halt Production To Tackle Slowdown: Report Toyota Motor and Hyundai Motor are the latest in a string of companies to halt production at plants to combat slumping sales, according to company me...
18:00, 2019-08-22

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?   ...
01:34, 2019-05-23

Brazil gears up to enhance data analytics to tackle benefit fraud Interoperability and workforce training to use more data in decision-making are at the core of projects underpinning the reform of the country's pens...
19:00, 2019-07-12

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data prot...
16:17, 2019-07-07

When Apps get Your Medical Data, Your Privacy May Go With It Medical groups are warning that new federal data-sharing rules, enabling people to get their health records through a smartphone, could lead to invas...
18:51, 2019-09-03

5 data privacy startups cashing in on GDPR Companies are capitalizing on the growing global demand for data privacy tools -- to meet both regulatory compliance and consumer expectations.Read M...
19:17, 2019-07-23

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users. UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told a...
19:51, 2019-07-02

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what ...
08:51, 2019-05-23

TikTok is under investigation in the UK over children's data privacy rights The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messag...
14:51, 2019-07-03

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit c...
17:34, 2019-05-21

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps....
20:34, 2019-06-13

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the ...
20:51, 2019-07-10

Court Tells Facebook to Open Its Records on Data Privacy A Delaware court has ordered Facebook to hand over records to shareholders investigating the data privacy breach that fed information to now-defunct ...
00:51, 2019-06-03

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the com...
03:17, 2019-06-01

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after d...
05:17, 2019-06-01

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data fo...
07:17, 2019-06-01

Google proposes new privacy standards to protect web browsing data Google is stepping up its efforts to limit web fingerprinting and otherwise protect your privacy while keeping its ad business intact. The internet ...
19:00, 2019-08-22

Businesses Scramble to Meet California Data-Privacy Deadline The California Consumer Privacy Act was designed to make tech giants more transparent about how they handle consumer data—and now companies from Star...
08:00, 2019-09-09

U.S. judge orders Facebook to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after d...
18:34, 2019-05-31

Brexit, data privacy rules damaging markets, report says Brexit, tougher data privacy protection and a crackdown on foreign clearing houses risk fragmenting markets, bumping up costs and undermining efforts...
17:34, 2019-06-04

OAIC still asking for information privacy amendments to data retention regime It also wants to be consulted before additional authorities or bodies are declared as 'enforcement agencies' or when the categories of retained metad...
03:51, 2019-08-02

Data privacy: How much are your intimate details worth? More than a Happy Meal? The value of personal data grows for tech giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google. But for consumers it seems to have stagnated at meal-level prices....
18:34, 2019-07-31

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, ...
13:17, 2019-07-20

How to Opt Out of Companies Sharing Your Data With Third Parties On Wednesday, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple after it was discovered that Siri, the iPhone’s virtual assistant, retained voice record...
20:34, 2019-08-09

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collect...
02:51, 2019-05-25

Gove: 'Time running out' to tackle climate change A warning of infertile soil, oceans full of plastic, contaminated water and severe weather - unless climate change is tackled - is being issued by th...
05:34, 2019-07-16

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a...
23:34, 2019-05-22

Google stops sharing your network data with carriers over privacy concerns For once, Google is putting an end to a data collection practice before it attracts closer inspection from lawmakers and regulators. Reuters is repor...
15:51, 2019-08-19

UPDATE 1-Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after d...
22:00, 2019-05-31

Top EU court hears landmark data privacy case against U.S. gov't, tech sector The European Court of Justice will hear arguments Tuesday in a landmark case that boils down to whether U.S. tech companies, encouraged by the federa...
13:51, 2019-07-09

My data security is better than yours: tech CEOs throw shade in privacy wars Apple, Google and Facebook are racing to embrace the latest buzzword, and taking swipes at each other in the process“Privacy cannot be a luxury good ...
02:00, 2019-05-22

Booking Holdings CEO: Data-Privacy Compliance Pushes Costs Higher Global companies are grappling with different data privacy rules in individual markets, said Glenn Fogel, chief executive of online travel company Bo...
08:17, 2019-06-14

Microsoft's latest privacy policy says vendors listen to voice data Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it updated its privacy policy to let customers know that it had been collecting voice data of its users with the he...
04:51, 2019-08-15

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insigh...
18:17, 2019-05-23

You Can't Trust Companies to Tell the Truth About Data Breaches Last week, online sneaker-trading platform StockX asked its users to reset their passwords due to “recently completed system updates on the StockX pl...
03:00, 2019-08-06

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators...
00:17, 2019-06-19

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of en...
11:17, 2019-08-21

Apple Is Selling Your iTunes Listening Data Despite Its Privacy Claims, a Lawsuit Alleges (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. was sued by customers who claim the company is unlawfully disclosing and selling information about people’s iTun...
19:34, 2019-05-25

U.K. Privacy Regulator Fines British Airways Parent $230 Million for Data Breach British Airways parent International Consolidated Airlines Group said it would fight a hefty fine proposed by U.K. regulators for a cyberattack that ...
13:17, 2019-07-08

HMD Global demonstrates its dedication to user privacy and security, moves its data servers "Data security and privacy" — these words have been thrown around a lot in recent years, gaining more and more momentum after events like the Faceboo...
20:51, 2019-06-18

Google stops sending Android cell signal data over privacy concerns Google's increased focus on privacy led it to quietly drop a service for carriers. Reuters sources have learned the tech giant shut down Mobile...
20:17, 2019-08-19

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users ...
12:34, 2019-07-13

Companies that use Facebook ‘Like’ button liable for data: EU court Companies that embed Facebook’s “Like” button on their websites allowing users’ personal data to be transferred to the US social network can be held ...
17:51, 2019-07-31

How Much Is Your Data Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “tr...
22:17, 2019-07-19

Public Transport Victoria in breach of Privacy Act after re-identifiable data on over 15m myki cards released Public Transport Victoria found in breach of Privacy and Data Protection Act after a dataset containing a record of 1.8 billion myki events was provi...
07:17, 2019-08-15

Capital One data breach suspect may have hacked 30-plus companies, prosecutors say Federal prosecutors say a woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One may have hacked more than 30 other organizations.    ...
00:17, 2019-08-15

Seattle woman charged in Capital One breach may have data from other companies The Seattle software engineer, arrested Monday in connection with the theft of data from Capital One, may have stolen data from other entities. ...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Why the future of US data regulation must come from Congress As of May 2019, over 20 US states have introduced bills seeking to regulate data privacy, data security, or some combination of the two. While many o...
06:01, 2019-05-26

Senator Introduces Do Not Track Bill to Block Companies From Collecting Your Data A new bill is trying to create a program similar to The Do Not Call list, except it would stop companies from tracking your online activities.Read mo...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Prosecutors say accused Capital One hacker had stolen data from 30 other companies in her bedroom Thompson is likely to face new charges related to the additional alleged data thefts, prosecutors said in the motion filed in federal court in Washin...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Woman accused of Capital One hack had stolen data from 30 companies, authorities say Enlarge / Paige Thompson, 33, a former Seattle technology company software engineer, was arrested after she boasted about a massive data theft from C...
01:17, 2019-08-15

The massive Capital One data breach may have affected Ford, Vodafone, and other companies REUTERS/ Brendan McDermid A massive data breach at Capital One exposed the personal information of 106 million customers. It looks like Capital One ...
23:51, 2019-07-31

Apple and Google halt human voice-data reviews over privacy backlash, but transparency is the real issue Google and Apple are suspending some of their voice data-review practices, after reports revealed the extent to which humans review private conversat...
23:00, 2019-08-02

InCountry raises $15 million to help multinational companies comply with data residency regulations InCountry has raised $15 million to help global companies store customer data locally and meet local data sovereignty and residency regulations.Read ...
23:51, 2019-07-18

Google open-sources tool for companies that aims to keep personal data private For a company that’s in the business of tracking users’ online activities, Google sure is going all out to prove it’s dead serious about privacy. To ...
16:34, 2019-09-05

Apple faces third Irish privacy probe, this time over GDPR compliance While Apple has repeatedly touted its privacy credentials, investigators are now looking into three potential violations of EU data protection law.Re...
23:51, 2019-07-02

THE DATA BREACHES REPORT: The strategies companies are using to protect their customers, and themselves, in the age of massive breaches BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more ...
13:51, 2019-07-04

"Time For Congress To Get An Amit Shah": Mehbooba Mufti In one of the biggest compliments to BJP chief Amit Shah's organizational prowess, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday...
13:51, 2019-05-23

Priyanka Gandhi To Visit UP For First Time After Congress' Poll Debacle Congress general secretary and party's in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday for the first tim...
06:51, 2019-06-10

Trump and Congress race to avoid fiscal time bomb Congressional leaders in both parties are confident they can reach a deal to stave off a funding fiasco this fall — if only President Donald Trump wo...
02:34, 2019-06-19

'An Idea Whose Time Has Come': Congress Hears the Case for Reparations on Juneteenth The contributions of African Americans to this country—and the matter of what the federal government still owes them for those contributions—will tak...
03:34, 2019-06-20

Time To Fix Accountability; Sack Not Resign: Congress' Pramod Tiwari All those who are responsible should give their resignation and Rahul Gandhi should remain as the party president, said Congress leader Pramod Tiwari...
17:34, 2019-05-28

"Good Time To Remember Nehru": Congress, BJP Spar Over Chandrayaan 2 The Congress on Monday said it deserved credit for the successful launch of the Chandrayaan 2, India's second moon mission, saying it was former prim...
21:34, 2019-07-22

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales t...
01:34, 2019-05-26

"Priyanka Gandhi Should Command Congress At Critical Time": Party Leaders With the Congress facing uncertainty after Rahul Gandhi's resignation as party chief, voices within are growing in favour of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra le...
23:17, 2019-07-17

Dakota Johnson mourns her tooth gap: 'I’d really appreciate some privacy at this time' Dakota Johnson surprised fans by appearing at premiere of her new movie, "The Peanut Butter Falcon," with her signature gap closed in.   &...
20:17, 2019-08-07

Spies, lies and data thieves: It's time to get a VPN If we've learned anything in the past few years, it's that the internet is full of creeps trying to spy on us. And I don't just mean m...
19:17, 2019-08-27

Karnataka Speaker Gave Legislators Time Till Tomorrow: Congress Leader Congress leader and Minister DK Shivakumar said today that Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar has served notice to rebel lawmakers, giving them time till 11 am ...
21:34, 2019-07-22

Documents show NSA over-collected phone data for a second time The National Security Agency's phone data collection program experienced a glitch that caused it to over-collect records, months after agreeing to pu...
22:17, 2019-06-27

Microsoft Excel can provide real-time stock data You might use Excel to track your budget, but your investments? That's less likely when stock prices change from moment to moment. Now, though...
00:00, 2019-06-06

It’s time for tighter regulation of how Facebook and Google use our data | Peter Lewis Big tech’s power has reached a tipping point. Governments must set some ground rulesIn his trademark disingenuous response to the latest wave of mass...
09:00, 2019-08-07

Cops Are Giving Amazon's Ring Your Real-Time 911 Caller Data Amazon-owned home security company Ring is pursuing contracts with police departments that would grant it direct access to real-time emergency dispat...
23:17, 2019-08-01

Aussie sports startup Jetson changing the game one data point at a time Jetson Industries has combined electronics and online gaming with traditional sports to collect movement data and provide insights to players, coache...
04:00, 2019-08-30

Verizon's Visible now offers uncapped data at no extra cost, but only for a limited time Since day one, Visible – Verizon’s prepaid service – has offered unlimited talk, text, and data for $40 per month. The offer is an attractive one but...
00:17, 2019-06-28

‘It Is Absurd.’ Data Breaches Show it’s Time to Rethink How We Use Social Security Numbers, Experts Say Justin Rice is sick of being on the phone. After having his family’s personal information exposed after the 2017 Equifax breach, Rice had to ca...
04:00, 2019-08-06

New Instagram chat app will encourage you to share location and real-time data with ‘close friends’ After killing Direct, which was supposed to be Instagram’s own messaging system, Facebook is going to unveil a new chat app that will be tied t...
15:17, 2019-08-27

‘Full-time #crypto trader’ gets 20 months in prison for selling stolen data for Bitcoin A UK man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison and fined more than £400,000 ($486,000) for selling stolen personal data on the dark web for Bitco...
21:00, 2019-08-16

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Sena...
08:00, 2019-06-18

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Expose New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one...
22:17, 2019-05-26

Cybersecurity vendor that protects firms from data breaches hit by data breach You know it’s a bad day for cybersecurity when a leading provider of internet firewall services that helps safeguard websites from malicious attacks ...
17:51, 2019-08-28

Google Maps integrates more travel data, AR in an artful data mashup Yes, Google Maps is integrating augmented reality and hotel and flight reservations. But the big picture revolves around how Google can integrate dat...
04:17, 2019-08-09

Getting your corporate data ready for prescriptive analytics: data quantity and quality in equal measures Good news: there's nothing special about getting your data ready for prescriptive analytics. Bad news: you need to do what's needed to get your data ...
23:51, 2019-06-21

Multi-cloud data catalogs the easy way, using metadata and machine learning by Waterline Data Data governance is drudgery, but in the post-GDPR world, it's beyond foundational. It's essential. Waterline Data wants to help do it the easy way, a...
06:00, 2019-06-28

Microsoft’s Azure Data Share aims to make big data sharing easier and safer At Inspire 2019 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced a new service -- Azure Data Share -- designed to make sharing big data "easier" and "safer."Read Mo...
01:00, 2019-07-12

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management to the enterprise Data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualiza...
20:51, 2019-06-19

Capital One Data Breach Compromises Data of Over 100 Million A software engineer, facing federal charges in Seattle, was accused of gaining access to 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 bank account numb...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Data scientist vs. data analyst: 3 main differences While there are many overlapping skills, the roles of data analyst and data scientist demand different requirements and earn different salaries, acco...
01:17, 2019-08-09

Tech Data leaks 246GB of customer data IT giant Tech Data has plugged a data leak which exposed 264GB of customer data to the public after being informed of the leak by security researcher...
13:17, 2019-06-08

'CBOE Streaming Markets' is New Direct-Access Data Service From CBOE Holdings' Market Data Express CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Data Express, LLC, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE), has launched a new market data se...
22:34, 2019-05-22

CBOE’s Historical Data Subscription Service Migrating to CBOE Livevol Data Shop CHICAGO, IL -- January 6, 2017 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that its historical market data service formerly opera...
23:17, 2019-05-21

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics...
00:01, 2019-06-15

Devin Hester's Son Is Just As Hard To Tackle There was a time when Devin Hester fielding a punt or kick with space to run into was the most thrilling sight in football. If you disagree with that...
22:00, 2019-07-15

Trump: I may tackle homelessness because leaders 'can't be looking at that' Highlighting San Francisco and Los Angeles, president calls crisis disgraceful and says it could ‘ruin’ citiesDonald Trump said he might “intercede” ...
06:00, 2019-07-02

Here's How To Tackle A Decreasing Radius Turn Like A Champion Decreasing radius turns are nasty buggers, especially if you aren’t expecting them. You’re cruising along happily at a good speed, taking the turn an...
00:00, 2019-08-21

60 Second Pro - Simon Yates explains how to tackle a big climb "Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott gives his top tips about how to tackle a big cycling climb in the latest edition of Eurosport\u0027s 60 Second Pro s...
19:51, 2019-05-28

NHS creates AI Lab to tackle health care challenges The U.K.'s National Health Service announced the creation of an AI Lab to tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care with machine learning....
23:17, 2019-08-08

These financial pros will tackle your big money mistakes CNBC + Acorn's Invest In You: Ready. Set. Grow readers can share money mistake stories and receive targeted advice from CNBC Financial Advisor C...
02:00, 2019-09-05

15 things a president can actually do to tackle the climate crisis Candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination and most scientists say the climate crisis is the existential threat of our time, while Preside...
23:34, 2019-09-04

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on...
17:51, 2019-06-16

Miami lands tackle Rivers, No. 32 overall recruit Miami beat out in-state rivals Florida and Florida State in landing 330-pound offensive lineman Jalen Rivers, ESPN's 32nd ranked recruit and the No. ...
16:17, 2019-06-09

Spain urges more EU aid to help Morocco tackle migration Spain has asked the European Union to increase the financial aid allocated to Morocco to help it counter illegal migration flows, Spanish Foreign Min...
23:17, 2019-06-03

Wonderscope uses AR to teach literacy and tackle bullying After Pokemon Go put augmented reality on the radar of a mainstream audience, developers have intensified their efforts to find useful applications f...
18:00, 2019-08-13

The pyrocene has begun: How to tackle a world of raging wildfires Thousands of hectares of Arctic forest is on fire and the effects on human health and the climate could be terrible. Why did this happen and how can ...
14:17, 2019-08-28

'I've got HIV and it's OK': Gareth Thomas aims to tackle stigma – video Gareth Thomas has revealed that he is HIV positive. In an emotional message shown by BBC Wales, the former Welsh rugby international said 'the reason...
23:51, 2019-09-15

England’s new nature reserves ‘will help us tackle global heating’ Conservation and climate change policy ‘should be two sides of same coin’, says chair of Natural EnglandA new generation of national nature reserves ...
18:51, 2019-07-31

Canada reveals measures to tackle online extremism Canada has announced several measures to combat online extremism. Public Safety Canada said the government will provide up to $1 million CAD ($762,00...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Gucci goes carbon neutral in bid to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the cli...
21:17, 2019-09-12

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities o...
09:51, 2019-07-12

NFL player makes tackle after shirtless fan runs onto field A fan running onto the field during Thursday night’s NFL preseason game between the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs learned quickly what it’...
12:00, 2019-08-30

NYCHA admits it will miss Fed’s deadline to tackle rat problem These unwelcome NYCHA residents aren’t getting evicted any time soon. The embattled housing authority admitted Thursday it will blow a federally impo...
09:17, 2019-08-02

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antive...
19:51, 2019-05-23

Snakebites kill around 200 people per day — now the WHO plans to tackle the problem The World Health Organization has a plan to reduce deaths and disability from snakebites by half. It's ambitious but possible, snakebite experts say....
01:17, 2019-05-24

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development e...
17:34, 2019-06-03

Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK alone...
19:00, 2019-06-13

More High School Girls Are Playing Tackle Football Than Ever No high schools in America offer a girls tackle football team. If a girl wants to play football, she has to go out for the boys’ team. There’s no gu...
22:17, 2019-09-06

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament electi...
15:51, 2019-06-14

Police officer used his Taser on an NFL lineman. The player tried to tackle him Malik McDowell is a big man -- 6 feet, 6 inches tall, about 300 pounds. He was a star defensive lineman in college and a top NFL draft pick just two ...
02:17, 2019-07-11

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closel...
16:51, 2019-06-30

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closel...
16:17, 2019-06-30

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or late...
17:00, 2019-05-21

NHS artificial intelligence boost to tackle cancer and dementia A new £250m investment in "robot" technology to treat cancer, dementia and heart disease in the NHS is being promised by Boris Johnson in his la...
06:00, 2019-08-09

Cities are using walls of moss to tackle air pollution from traffic Expensive moss walls are the latest trend to combat air pollution in major cities, but can a few square metres of plant matter really solve the probl...
16:34, 2019-08-20

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000...
13:17, 2019-06-20

U.S. wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape: TV The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military b...
11:17, 2019-07-21

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government pane...
18:51, 2019-08-14

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’s 1.3 billion people dependen...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Labour's McDonnell pledges to tackle 'scourge' of poverty John McDonnell is unveiling a socialist revolution aimed at reducing the "scourge" of poverty, which will be the centrepiece of Labour's manifesto in...
12:17, 2019-07-17

Firefighters tackle blaze on Mount Hymettos near Athens A large fire fanned by strong winds that spread quickly over the slopes of Mount Hymettos near Athens was subsiding by early Monday, authorities said...
10:51, 2019-08-12

Trump urges zero or negative interest rates to tackle U.S. debt U.S. President Donald Trump called on the Federal Reserve to push down interest rates into negative territory, a move reluctantly used by other world...
15:00, 2019-09-11

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the futur...
22:00, 2019-06-16

49ers sign offensive tackle Joe Staley to 2-year extension The San Francisco 49ers have signed offensive tackle Joe Staley to a two-year extension that will keep the longest-tenured player on the team under c...
05:17, 2019-06-06

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners f...
13:34, 2019-06-14

World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summitFrom giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species ...
01:17, 2019-08-18

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch i...
20:51, 2019-07-17

Chancellor urged to double funding to tackle climate crisis Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have w...
14:51, 2019-09-02

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro wants Amazon nations to tackle fires Brazil's president said that environmental challenges must be met while respecting "national sovereignty" and announced a meeting of countries that s...
05:34, 2019-08-29

Matildas pledge part of their income to help tackle social issues Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac to donate 1% of earningsPair join global movement headed by Juan MataWorld Cup-bound Aivi Luik and fellow Matilda Alex Chi...
02:34, 2019-05-30

Mexico sees 'better conditions' to tackle migration with next Guatemala leader Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he hoped scope for cooperation with Guatemala on containing migrant flows from Central A...
20:34, 2019-06-03

The BBC Joins Up With Google, Facebook, and Twitter To Try To Tackle Misinformation Online The BBC is teaming up with some of the biggest names in tech to coordinate a defense against the online disinformation campaigns endemic to some of t...
01:51, 2019-09-08

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Varadkar reveals ideas to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland has unveiled an ambitious plan to tackle th...
20:17, 2019-06-17

'No food should be taboo': how to tackle your child's weight – without giving them a complex A third of children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. Here’s how parents can help them forge good habits and avoid creat...
11:51, 2019-08-12

PM Modi's Plan To Tackle Economy, Jobs: 2 New Cabinet Committees Prime Minister Narendra Modi is considering a proposal to set up cabinet committees to address the two biggest challenges his government faces - slow...
17:17, 2019-06-05

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the governmen...
13:17, 2019-06-18

Cyber firm NSO vows to tackle human rights misuse The Israeli-based NSO Group said on Tuesday it would abide by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses, following accusations by cyber experts that i...
20:34, 2019-09-10

New York Giants' Pat Shurmur finds standout tackle and 'dog'ged defender After showing up to his Monday press conference with a fresh scrape on the left side of his face, the Giants' second-year coach revealed to reporters...
20:34, 2019-08-13

UK funding to tackle climate crisis 'must double', government warned Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have w...
01:51, 2019-09-02

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according ...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Trump administration officials head to California in bid to tackle homelessness President Trump has dispatched a team to California to see what the federal government can do to crack down on the state’s escalating homelessness cr...
08:17, 2019-09-11

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico will propose the United States redirect security funding under the so-called "Merida Initiative" to boosting development of the Mexican southe...
23:00, 2019-06-05

Trevor Lawrence could’ve ruined Clemson’s season with this risky tackle Trevor Lawrence spent his freshman season taking Clemson fans’ breath away. Thursday night, the star quarterback had them holding their breath....
17:51, 2019-08-30

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, ...
13:17, 2019-07-18

Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London to tackle air pollution Event will take place on 22 September across 18 boroughs, with road closures and eventsSadiq Khan has announced plans to implement London’s biggest c...
11:17, 2019-06-20

UK calls for broad support to tackle Gulf shipping threats British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab will call for more international support to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz when he meets his French a...
05:00, 2019-08-30

Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that t...
02:17, 2019-06-19

An island without fish? Cuba aims to tackle problem with law overhaul In the sleepy Cuban fishing village of Cojimar that inspired Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," locals say they are struggling to catch fi...
05:51, 2019-08-28

700 Firefighters Tackle Wildfires As Heatwave In Europe Breaks Records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to p...
17:17, 2019-06-29

Why football needs a united front to tackle online abuse of players Social media regulation is a societal problem which far transcends football. Those who view Twitter, Facebook and the like as frivolous digital hobbi...
19:51, 2019-08-21

Rams tackle Andrew Whitworth trying to keep his career alive at nearly 8,000 feet Whitworth is the NFL's oldest lineman. Training at altitude in Colorado follows yoga, Jiu-Jitsu, power lifting and even golf as his ever-changing way...
17:17, 2019-08-25

Watch: Panthers' Luke Kuechly clobbers kid with tackle at camp Star linebacker Luke Kuechly took out a boy with a big tackle during a drill at a youth football camp he hosted with Carolina Panthers teammate D.J. ...
16:51, 2019-07-11

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2...
19:51, 2019-06-27

India sends out 250 civil servants to try to tackle water shortages India is sending more than 250 civil servants to some of the driest areas of the vast country as part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's go...
15:51, 2019-07-01

Need People Movement To Tackle Land Desertification: Prakash Javadekar Tackling the global threat of land desertification has to be a people's movement, said Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar at a bilateral me...
04:00, 2019-09-09

Liverpool friendly defeat to Sevilla marred by horror tackle "Liverpool were beaten 2-1 by Sevilla during their International Champions Cup encounter in Boston, but the match will be remembered for a dreadful t...
10:34, 2019-07-22

G7 leaders near deal to provide $20 million to tackle Amazon fires The leaders of the group of seven nations are close to agreeing a deal to provide $20 million in emergency help to stop the Amazon forest fires, a Fr...
03:34, 2019-08-27

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the cli...
11:17, 2019-09-13

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent,...
23:51, 2019-06-19

Dozens of CEOs call on Senate to tackle gun violence: reports More than 100 chief executives of some of the nation's most well-known companies on Thursday called on the U.S. Senate to take action to tackle gun v...
20:51, 2019-09-12

UPDATE 1-World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closel...
16:17, 2019-06-30

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Hundreds of firefighters tackle wildfires in Portugal, village evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are currently working to combat serious wildfires in central Portugal that ripped through the region, forcing evacuations on...
18:34, 2019-07-21

Lewis Hamilton steps up drive to tackle F1’s ‘minimal diversity’ • World champion in talks with Motorsport UK to improve access• Pressure on Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to produce at Canadian GPLewis Hamilton is alw...
21:51, 2019-06-07

Is the 2020 Olympics an opportunity for Japan to tackle seafood sustainability? From tuna to sea urchin, Japanese cuisine is all about seafood. But with fish stocks critically endangered, tourists sampling local delicacies may be...
19:51, 2019-08-19

Economy Doesn't Need Fiscal Stimulus To Tackle Slowdown: Top Official The GDP growth in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year came in at 5.8 per cent caused by slowdown in key sectors like agriculture, manufacturin...
18:00, 2019-08-22

Bills claim tackle Wesley off waivers; sign tight end Deane ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have claimed offensive tackle De’Ondre Wesley off waivers and also signed tight end Mik’Quan ...
02:17, 2019-05-23

Japan to resume effort to tackle contaminated water problem at Fukushima Japan is resuming efforts to disperse a build-up of contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant that is stalling pro...
15:51, 2019-08-08

Kristen Gillibrand unveils plan to tackle mental health 'crisis' Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand unveiled a plan Tuesday to take on the "mental health crisis" in the United States and remove th...
06:51, 2019-08-21

Brazilian e-commerce firm B2W tests drones to tackle logistics challenges Brazilian retailer B2W Companhia Digital SA is testing the use of drones to transport products from its distribution centers and hubs to its stores,...
04:00, 2019-07-05

Kamal Nath Seeks Rs 800 Crore From Centre To Tackle Crime Against Women Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has met Home Minister Amit Shah and asked him to release over Rs 800 crore as central grant to check crime a...
03:34, 2019-06-18

Goldsmiths bans beef from university cafes to tackle climate crisis University of London college will also seek to limit single-use plasticsA university has banned the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to h...
01:00, 2019-08-13

Chinese, German army medics tackle cholera in joint drill German and Chinese soldiers have wrapped up a two-week joint exercise in Bavaria — the first of its kind on German soil. Maximiliane Koschyk reports ...
22:17, 2019-07-17

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual explo...
22:00, 2019-05-30

Greece sets out emergency plans to tackle surge of migrant arrivals Human rights groups voice concerns over measures announced amid fears of migrant crisis re-escalationThe Greek government has announced emergency mea...
05:00, 2019-09-03

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest por...
21:01, 2019-05-28

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle...
09:17, 2019-06-18

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the...
00:00, 2019-06-13

Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro sends in army to tackle Amazon fires The Brazilian president has been coming under increasing pressure as European leaders criticize his environmental policies. Wildfires continue to rag...
16:51, 2019-08-24

NFL suspends Titans tackle Taylor Lewan four games over failed PED test NFL has suspended Titans offensive lineman Taylor Lewan four games for violating PED policy, Lewan said in a video he posted to Twitter on Wednesday....
00:17, 2019-07-25

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destru...
08:17, 2019-07-11

If we don't tackle Iran together, the Golan Heights will be next crisis point, Emirati official says A lack of regional participation in Iran's ill-fated nuclear deal could lead to a new conflict in the Middle East, a senior Emirati official tol...
19:51, 2019-07-08

Pinterest teams up with health bodies to tackle false vaccine info Pinterest users searching for help and advice about vaccines will be directed to public health bodies as part of the social media site's attempt to t...
14:00, 2019-08-29

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed on 17 proposals for action to tackl...
18:34, 2019-07-21

House judiciary panel will come back early to tackle gun control bills The House judiciary committee will return to Washington, D.C., early to take up three gun control bills in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Tex...
01:51, 2019-08-18

Power traders tackle renewables puzzle in Danish 'Silicon Valley' Far from the sprawling financial hubs of London or Frankfurt, high-tech traders in the Danish university city of Aarhus are driving rapid change in E...
10:51, 2019-07-23

Steph Houghton Is Continuing To Lead The Lionesses And Tackle Period Poverty In The UK She helped to inspire a new generation of young female football talent as the captain of the Lionesses. Now, Steph Houghton wants to take on period p...
10:17, 2019-08-08

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistan...
02:51, 2019-08-08

Potential match-ups: Dimitrov to tackle Tsitsipas and Stephens to face Muguruza? "The second week of Grand Slam action always provides some big match-ups, but here are a few potential clashes to get the tongue wagging before the q...
06:17, 2019-05-30

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the bi...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Billions of extra trees may give us 20 years to tackle climate change The world could support nearly 1 billion hectares of extra forest, covering the size of the United States and giving us 20 more years to tackle clima...
02:51, 2019-07-05

Bills sign defensive tackle LT Walton, tight end Nate Becker ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed defensive tackle L.T. Walton and tight end Nate Becker. The signings were announced Wednesday...
00:51, 2019-06-06

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments aro...
01:51, 2019-06-14

Recall UK parliament to tackle Brexit crisis, opposition Labour Party says Britain's parliament needs to be recalled immediately to discuss Brexit, the opposition Labour Party's finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monda...
13:17, 2019-08-19

Brazil's lower house approves pension overhaul to tackle budget gap Brazil's lower house of Congress on Wednesday approved a far-reaching pension overhaul bill aimed at reducing a huge budget gap, with the central eco...
05:51, 2019-08-08

Unilever staff took part in DNA experiment to tackle unconscious bias – here's what they found out Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out...
00:51, 2019-06-17

Cyprus begins lionfish cull to tackle threat to Mediterranean ecosystem ‘Oceans are bleeding invasive and damaging species like a cut artery’ – marine biologistCyprus has held its first organised cull of lionfish after nu...
13:51, 2019-05-29

California politicians need to focus on the crisis here before they tackle global issues, Jim Breslo says Attorney and podcast host Jim Breslo has argued that California politicians need to focus their attention on the worsening public health conditions i...
18:34, 2019-06-03

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours t...
16:00, 2019-05-22

Owen Farrell changes tackle technique amid fear of red and yellow cards • World Rugby has changed directives over no-arms tackles• England captain working with strength and conditioning coachThe England captain, Owen Farr...
23:51, 2019-09-15

Most ambitious US law to tackle single-use plastics faces make-or-break moment Proposed legislation in California would commit to 75% reduction in plastic waste by 2030, and phase out most single-use packagingThe most ambitious ...
21:34, 2019-09-13

Fishing tackle, tights and Dynasty shoulders: style trends for AW19 Familiarise yourself with gypsophila and grey, know your grouper from your guppy and try to keep up with the new rugby look. Here’s our cheat sheet t...
08:17, 2019-09-16

Tents, toilets, transport: eco-friendly festivals tackle the unholy trinity Event organisers have already gone to war on plastic bottles and diesel generators, with the full support of music fansWhen Chris Johnson first start...
09:00, 2019-06-23

Twitter vows to tackle online racist abuse of players in Britain "Twitter said it has taken action on more than 700 cases of \"abuse and hateful conduct\" related to football in Britain in the last two weeks and pr...
21:34, 2019-09-04

Houston Texans' DeAndre Hopkins makes pro wrestling tackle on opponent Houston Texans star DeAndre Hopkins was penalized in the third quarter game against the New Orleans Saints on Monday night after putting a profession...
15:00, 2019-09-10

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Tackle Tabloid Rumors in the Most Hilarious Way Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are setting the record straight on this ridiculous split rumors. Since the speculation is so silly, the famous actors ...
09:00, 2019-06-20

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online...
19:51, 2019-06-21

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced ed...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Bayer lifted by new plan to tackle glyphosate lawsuits, Elliott approval Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by ac...
23:34, 2019-06-27

PM Modi Shares 5-Point Approach For Leaders To Tackle Global Challenges Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday put forward a five-point approach to address common challenges facing the world, including protectionism, unil...
14:34, 2019-06-28

For Kids, Free Time Equals Screen Time---So Parents Fight Back To get kids off screens, experts are advising parents to structure their kids’ time, marking a retreat from past advice that children be given unfett...
15:34, 2019-07-23

'Time AI' Crypto Company Sues Black Hat After People Laughed at Its 'Time AI' Tech The creator of a curious encryption technology was heckled on stage during a bizarre presentation at the recent Black Hat security conference in Las ...
22:34, 2019-08-26

Garbage time, all the time: MLB sees historic spike in position players pitching While home runs fly at a record rate and pitchers aren't going deep into games, MLB has seen a record number of position players taking the moun...
22:51, 2019-08-21

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of u...
22:34, 2019-06-04

Back in time: See You Yesterday brings time travel to the streets of Flatbush Claudette "C.J." Walker (Eden Duncan-Smith), Sebastian (Dante Crichlow), and their lab mate, Eduardo (Johnathan Nieves), carefree and excited about s...
21:17, 2019-05-24

It's Rumor Time: Tarantino might be planning a Netflix extended cut for Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood Quentin Tarantino has been refreshingly candid about all the material he was forced to cut from his recent Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, going so fa...
01:17, 2019-08-03

Australian detective interrupts his own news conference to rugby tackle fleeing suspect An Australian detective is being praised for his rugby skills after he abruptly stopped a news conference to tackle a man who was fleeing after repor...
15:34, 2019-06-20

Germany ready to spend €75 billion to tackle climate change by 2030: report Germany's finance minister said failure to secure a "convincing solution" may risk government stability. Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the p...
16:34, 2019-09-13

'We are human beings too': migrant-led walking tours tackle hate in Italian cities Guides show Italians the wealth of contributions made to their home cities by migrantsEssediya Magboul leads a group across the open-air market of Po...
16:51, 2019-08-08

California DMV gets makeover designed to tackle long lines, faulty computer systems California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed tech-focused Steve Gordon to run the state's broken Department of Motor Vehicles, putting a focus on READ...
23:51, 2019-07-24

Soccer: Twitter vows to tackle online racist abuse of players in Britain Twitter said it has taken action on more than 700 cases of "abuse and hateful conduct" related to football in Britain in the last two weeks and promi...
19:00, 2019-09-04

City leaders call for £1.5bn ‘clean air fund’ to tackle illegal pollution levels News 2 Sep, 2019 Cities and regions with pollution beyond legal limits want funds to pay residents and businesses to scrap their old di...
14:51, 2019-09-02

Boutique bank run by Macron donor could help tackle hurdles to Fiat/Renault deal The ties between French banker Benoit d'Angelin and President Emmanuel Macron could prove useful as d'Angelin's boutique firm joins Goldman Sachs and...
19:17, 2019-05-27

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sh...
14:00, 2019-07-12

UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for ‘strong commitment’ and political will to tackle climate emergency People all over the world are calling for a shift towards a greener, cleaner future, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, stressing ...
08:51, 2019-08-27

Barbara Windsor calls on Boris Johnson to help tackle dementia care crisis Dame Barbara Windsor is calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to tackle the dementia crisis, as millions are expected to fall victim to the illness...
05:51, 2019-08-07

India Calls For Multi-Stakeholder Engagement To Tackle Hate Speech Online Voicing concern over the use of social media by terrorists to radicalise young people, India has called for a multi-stakeholder engagement, including...
14:34, 2019-06-28

Andrew Yang proposes 'giant space mirrors' to tackle climate change Presidential candidate Andrew Yang climate plan aims to get the U.S. to net-zero carbon emissions with a range of new initiatives -- including invest...
02:51, 2019-08-28

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the cen...
01:00, 2019-06-21

INSIGHT-Power traders tackle renewables puzzle in Danish "Silicon Valley" Far from the sprawling financial hubs of London or Frankfurt, high-tech traders in the Danish university city of Aarhus are driving rapid change in E...
12:00, 2019-07-23

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic...
16:01, 2019-05-23

China's moves to tackle swine fever are 'ineffective' — it may cause inflation to spike above target China's efforts to halt the spread of swine fever among its pig population are "ineffective," according to Capital Economics. That's set to...
05:51, 2019-09-16

What time is the US Open men's final today? Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev UK start time Rafael Nadal can win his 19th Grand Slam to move within one of Roger Federer's record with victory in the US Open final against Daniil Medvedev on Su...
06:34, 2019-09-09

Bye bye space-time: is it time to free physics from Einstein’s legacy? Einstein’s framework for the universe, space-time, is at odds with quantum theory. Overcoming this clash and others is vital to unravelling the true ...
22:34, 2019-09-11

What time is the US Open men's final? Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev UK start time and order of play Rafael Nadal can win his 19th Grand Slam to move within one of Roger Federer's record with victory in the US Open final against Daniil Medvedev on Su...
15:34, 2019-09-08

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the tr...
21:34, 2019-06-14

G20 leaders begin arriving in Japan, expected to tackle climate change, US-China trade war Trade and global tensions, as well as the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan for the Group o...
22:34, 2019-06-27

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is th...
20:17, 2019-06-06

Obamas Tackle Trump’s Promises to the Rust Belt in Their 1st Netflix Offering, American Factory Shots fired. That’s the take among reviewers of the Obamas’ first foray into TV production, which looks at the promise to America’s Rust Belt unfulfi...
13:17, 2019-08-21

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bik...
04:34, 2019-06-04

Turkey Vows to Tackle Violence After Woman’s Killing Sparks Social Media Backlash Turkey’s ruling party has vowed to tackle violence against women and children after the brutal killing of a woman in front of her 10-year-old daughte...
06:51, 2019-08-24

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveils plan to tackle rape kit backlog U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Thursday pledged the nation's backlog of rape kits needing review would be processed by the end of her first four-year ...
23:00, 2019-07-11

Packers release veteran defensive tackle Mike Daniels after failed trade efforts After failing to swing a trade, the Green Bay Packers released veteran defensive lineman Mike Daniels in favor of a group of younger players.  ...
00:17, 2019-07-25

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital ...
20:17, 2019-06-30

Bose's Latest Headphones Tackle a New Frontier of Noise Canceling, But Is It Worth the Extra Cash? The new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 aren’t so much a successor to the current QC35 II headphones. Instead, they’re an addition to Bose’s lin...
20:34, 2019-06-05

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do m...
01:34, 2019-07-02

Cowboys ensure line will stay intact by agreeing to five-year extension with tackle La'el Collins The Dallas Cowboys added more stability to their offensive line, agreeing to a five-year contract extension with tackle La'el Collins.  &#...
08:17, 2019-09-04

Tackle ‘tsunami of hatred’ across the world urges Guterres, to counter anti-Semitism, racism and intolerance The “multi-headed monster” of intolerance, has created a visible and violent “tsunami of hatred” that is gathering speed across the world, said Secre...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Watch: Trump speaks on opioid epidemic, announces state and local grants to tackle crisis The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said the roughly $1.8 billion will be used for expanding access to opioid treatments and gathering c...
21:00, 2019-09-04

An AI privacy conundrum? The neural net knows more than it says What is output by a neural network, such as an image classifier, is only a small portion of what the network in a sense "knows" about the data. And t...
23:51, 2019-08-19

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.  ...
07:00, 2019-06-01

The FTC Wants More Privacy, Less Zuckerberg, at Facebook As part of a $5 billion settlement, Facebook agreed to potentially sweeping changes in how it manages privacy. But some doubt they'll alter the compa...
23:51, 2019-07-24

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see gr...
03:17, 2019-06-29

The Best Web Browsers for Privacy and Security Your web browser knows a lot about you, and tells the sites you visit a lot about you as well—if you let it. We’ve talked about which browsers are be...
23:17, 2019-08-07

Liverpool provide Yasser Larouci injury update after Joris Gnagnon horror tackle in Sevilla friendly Liverpool are 'optimistic' that Yasser Larouci was not seriously injured by the shocking challenge that forced him out of Sunday's friendly meeting w...
15:34, 2019-07-24

Beto O'Rourke says we have '10 years' left to tackle climate change, blames Trump for rise in hate crimes Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has made a series of eyebrow-raising claims in a new interview, including that we have 10 years to fix climate ch...
22:51, 2019-06-21

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCH...
16:51, 2019-05-21

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, Kim Komando takes a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. Here are some new skills on Alexa.   ...
21:34, 2019-07-11

The online privacy checklist your kids need you to have Our social media accounts offer us ways to do privacy checkups for our own online lives, but there aren’t many resources out there to help us do chec...
01:00, 2019-09-10

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)    &#...
05:34, 2019-06-04

Siri, sex and Apple's privacy problem As Apple prepares to launch a new iPhone, Alex Hern explores the privacy scandal around its automated personal assistant, Siri. Plus, Polly Toynbee o...
09:00, 2019-09-10

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help by...
13:00, 2019-05-22

Privacy is Apple’s most premium product Apple announced a bunch of cool stuff at its developer conference yesterday: a new Mac pro, iOS 13 with dark mode, a new photos app, and iPadOS with ...
12:51, 2019-06-04

Using FaceApp to age your photos may be fun, but you could be giving up your privacy FaceApp, which lets you take a photo of yourself and add a filter that shows you much older, is raising some concerns with privacy experts.  &#...
21:34, 2019-07-17

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respec...
00:00, 2019-08-13

Having Your ID Scanned at Bars Sucks For Your Privacy We’ve all been there—maybe you’ve had a little too much to drink and a bouncer is questioning your balance as they scan your ID. Unfortunately, at le...
04:17, 2019-05-31

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say It’s safe to say that plenty of the shenanigans you get up to online are being tracked, logged, or monitored by someone. Whether it’s an ...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
03:00, 2019-06-13

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
19:00, 2019-05-22

InvizBox 2 redefines what “privacy” routers can do Enlarge / The InvizBox 2 router: out-of-the-box VPN, easy Tor, and lots of ad and content blocking tools. Four years ago, in the wake of some cont...
21:17, 2019-09-03

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format i...
01:34, 2019-08-21

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying...
13:17, 2019-07-14

Court rejects privacy suit A federal appeals court has torpedoed allegations that SiriusXM violated the Driver's Privacy Protection Act by using information collected in a deal...
09:34, 2019-09-09

Liverpool 1 Sevilla 2: Yasser Larouci injured by Joris Gnagnon horror tackle in feisty Fenway Park loss Liverpool fell to their second pre-season defeat in a row with a 2-1 loss against Sevilla, though the match lost the right to be called a friendly af...
03:51, 2019-07-22

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents;...
22:34, 2019-05-28

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disas...
22:34, 2019-05-24

Privacy-first browsers look to take the shine off Google’s Chrome Before Google, Facebook and Amazon, tech dominance was known by a single name: Microsoft. And no product was more dominant than Microsoft’s web brows...
10:34, 2019-07-06

Here's Every New Privacy Feature Apple Announced Today Apple has been facing increased criticism of its privacy practices lately and rightfully so. During CES 2019 last year, the company tried trolling vi...
01:51, 2019-06-04

How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook's New Dating Service Gone are the days of poking people on Facebook that you wanted to poke in real life. Facebook officially debuted its new dating service in the U.S. y...
15:51, 2019-09-06

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between R...
04:01, 2019-05-25

Chinese deepfake app Zao sparks privacy row after going viral Critics say face-swap app could spread misinformation on a massive scaleA Chinese app that lets users convincingly swap their faces with film or TV c...
05:00, 2019-09-03

Apple Avoids Saying 'Privacy' During iPhone 11 Event Despite celebrating its privacy initiatives non-stop in recent years, Apple was surprisingly mum on the topic during its annual iPhone announcement e...
04:51, 2019-09-11

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the ...
08:51, 2019-06-13

To Rein In Big Tech, EU Thinks Privacy, Not Prices Europe has taken the lead among democracies in policing the web business. With a mixture of legal actions and new rules tailored for the digital worl...
11:34, 2019-05-24

Google open-sources its privacy systems Google is making things a bit easier for developers with the release of an open-source version of the differential privacy library that it uses to po...
04:51, 2019-09-07

EU Nears Decisions in Facebook Privacy Cases The EU could begin to hit Facebook with decisions under the bloc’s new privacy law by the end of the year, raising the specter of billions of euros i...
12:51, 2019-08-12

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now There are many other tricks for keeping our personal data away from snoops and hackers. Most of them have to do with changing your default settings. ...
11:17, 2019-07-18

Facebook pivots privacy failings into pop-up cafes Facebook is fighting back against the perception that it doesn't care about protecting user data, confirming that it will open a number of pop-u...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to...
23:51, 2019-06-18

The spy in your wallet: Credit cards have a privacy problem In our latest privacy experiment, we bought one banana with the new Apple Card — and another with the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa from Chase. Here’s wh...
22:00, 2019-08-26

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesd...
23:51, 2019-06-18

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has eve...
16:51, 2019-07-24

Deepfake Chinese App Zao Faces Privacy Backlash A Chinese-made app that lets users morph themselves almost seamlessly into scenes from iconic movies and TV shows using a single selfie is fanning fe...
18:51, 2019-09-03

Facebook simplifies its Group privacy settings Facebook wants to make it easier to understand its Group privacy settings. It's doing away with public, closed or secret settings. Instead, Grou...
00:17, 2019-08-15

FTC reportedly investigating YouTube over children's privacy YouTube may have a particularly strong incentive to change how it handles kids' videos -- it appears to be under government scrutiny for its beh...
02:34, 2019-06-20

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoi...
19:00, 2019-05-31

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP repor...
02:17, 2019-07-19

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to...
23:34, 2019-07-12

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription...
17:51, 2019-07-03

YouTube settles with FTC over child privacy violations Within days of launching its YouTube Kids site and adding more age categories to the Kids app, YouTube is settling with the Federal Trade Commission ...
02:17, 2019-08-31

Apple focuses on speed, privacy with new software Apple announced upcoming changes to its phone, watch and computer software that highlight its increasing emphasis on digital services, speed and pers...
05:34, 2019-06-04

Instagram Privacy Hoax: Why You Can Safely Ignore It A closer look at an old viral Instagram hoax on permissions for photos and messages that even Secretary of Energy Rick Perry couldn't resist re-posti...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Apple's Period Tracker Will Be Relatively Good for Your Privacy When Apple announced this week that they will add a menstrual cycle tracker to the Apple Watch, they were very careful to emphasize that the data you...
23:01, 2019-06-04

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its polici...
21:51, 2019-06-06

New Firefox Competes With Chrome on Speed And Privacy Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox on Tuesday spotlighting its speed and privacy features as the San Francisco-based open source upstarts cont...
22:51, 2019-05-21

YouTube Said to Be Fined Over Children's Privacy Violations Alphabet's Google will spend up to $200 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation into YouTube's alleged violation of a children's p...
20:17, 2019-08-31

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to co...
21:34, 2019-06-19

Facebook to pay record $5bn fine to end US privacy probe Facebook has been told to restructure its privacy policies and relax founder Mark Zuckerberg's control over them as part of a regulatory settlement t...
15:17, 2019-07-24

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha ve...
10:34, 2019-05-22

Dayton shooter's family requests privacy Mourning the loss of a mass-shooting victim and the gunman himself -- their daughter and their son -- the Betts family is "shocked and devastated by ...
01:51, 2019-08-08

Facebook hit with $5bn fine over user privacy fears Facebook has been hit with a record $5bn fine by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to settle privacy concerns over the Cambridge Analytica data-s...
21:00, 2019-07-24

Free speech and privacy on the wane across the world Autocratic rule, increased media restrictions and use of mass surveillance affect almost half global population, researchers findNearly half the worl...
13:17, 2019-08-08

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegat...
04:17, 2019-07-19

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, ev...
19:17, 2019-06-27

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its pla...
20:51, 2019-08-06

Arizona’s AG Mark Brnovich ready to take on Google over privacy By: Mike Gonzalez, KPNX PHOENIX — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and 47 other states AGs are launching a major investigation into Google. The...
00:34, 2019-09-11

$30,000 For Tamil Nadu Man Who Spots Major Privacy Bug In Instagram Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty programme after he spotted a flaw in Facebook-owned photo...
23:17, 2019-07-18

This App Is Attempting a Rare Trick in China: Online Privacy In a country where privacy protections are considered weak and anything-goes data collection has become the norm, Chinese tech entrepreneur Yang Geng...
12:34, 2019-09-06

US senator calls for probe into FaceApp over privacy concerns Remember when FaceApp went viral for all the wrong reasons? That happened again recently, though this time, the controversy became big enough for a U...
14:34, 2019-07-18

The Latest: Apple unveils privacy tools, iTunes changes SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple’s developers conference (all times local): 12:20 p.m. New privacy tools and changes to Apple’...
22:51, 2019-06-03

WhatsApp Unveils Privacy Education Partnership in India WhatsApp has announced a partnership with the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP) in New Delhi to bring a series of privacy design workshops to its...
14:17, 2019-07-24

First Transform 2019 AI showcase highlights practicality and privacy At the first of three showcases at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, five companies took the stage to tell their stories and share their latest ...
23:00, 2019-07-10

Facebook agrees to pay $5bn in vast privacy settlement, insiders say FTC to claim company misled users about handling of their phone numbers as part of settlementThe Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on ...
04:51, 2019-07-24

Google is making its differential privacy tool available to all developers Google wants to make it easier for other companies to safeguard their user's privacy. In a blog post, the tech giant announced today that it is ...
04:00, 2019-09-06

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and ...
14:34, 2019-08-13

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stres...
03:34, 2019-06-04

Senators question whether Facebook is doing enough to protect kids’ privacy Senators are questioning Facebook again. This time their concerns are related to a design flaw that let thousands of kids join group chats with unaut...
21:17, 2019-08-06

Pre-saving music online can cost you privacy, report says Fans eager to hear new albums first are warned they give labels extensive access to their data“Pre-saving” albums and singles is an increasingly comm...
16:51, 2019-06-28

Facebook’s group privacy settings actually make sense now Until today, Facebook has given you three options for creating a user group: Open, closed, or ‘secret.’ While the first is pretty obvious, the other ...
04:17, 2019-08-15

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focu...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over ...
19:17, 2019-08-08

Google’s new privacy standards want to save us from creepy ad practices This might strike you at first blush as a bit ironic, coming from one of the most data-hungry tech giants out there. Nevertheless, Google has rolled ...
00:34, 2019-08-23

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social...
23:34, 2019-07-12

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lap...
02:51, 2019-07-13

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in ...
03:34, 2019-07-13

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations ...
10:34, 2019-07-13

US FTC Said to Approve $5-Billion Facebook Fine Over Privacy Issues The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company...
12:34, 2019-07-13

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same a...
19:17, 2019-07-13

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in s...
20:17, 2019-08-17

Google wants Chrome to feed you targeted ads while somehow respecting your privacy A team of Google Chrome developers have proposed an idea for a 'privacy sandbox' that would protect users from invasive tracking technology...
19:00, 2019-08-23

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at t...
05:51, 2019-06-13

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administra...
01:34, 2019-07-02

Apple is adding new privacy features in iOS 13 that'll hurt Facebook Messaging apps that offer VoIP calling (Voice over Internet Protocol) typically utilize an ‘always-on’ behavior in order to answer call...
05:17, 2019-08-07

Facebook has unfairly become the 'boogeyman on privacy,' says ex-general counsel Facebook's first General Counsel Chris Kelly says it'll be hard to prove an antitrust case against big technology companies, like Facebook ...
16:00, 2019-06-10

As FaceApp Goes Viral, So Do Concerns About Privacy, Russia Ties Just as quickly as a free photo-editing app went viral among smartphones users this week, it drew a backlash that exposed growing concerns about digi...
02:00, 2019-07-19

App attempts a rare trick in China: online privacy In a country where privacy protections are considered weak and anything-goes data collection has become the norm, Chinese tech entrepreneur Yang Geng...
20:17, 2019-09-06

FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy? Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be mo...
02:51, 2019-07-18

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of ...
02:34, 2019-07-23

FaceApp's viral success proves we will never take our digital privacy seriously In early 2017, a service called FaceApp received a wave of press for using artificial intelligence to transform pictures of faces, making them look o...
06:17, 2019-07-22

Zuckerberg May Have Known Of Facebook's Suspect Privacy Practices: Report Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
10:51, 2019-06-13

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digit...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Privacy Missteps Cast Cloud Over Digital Assistants A series of privacy missteps in recent months has raised fresh concerns over the future of voice-controlled digital assistants, a growing market seen...
17:00, 2019-08-03

Google To Pay Out $150-200 Million Over YouTube Privacy Claims: Reports Google will pay $150-200 million to settle allegations YouTube violated a children's privacy law while gathering data to better target its adverts, U...
13:17, 2019-08-31

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc's browser engine Webkit said https://webkit.org/blog/8943/privacy-preserving-ad-click-attribution-for-the-web on Wednesday it will launch a...
16:00, 2019-05-22

Apple reveals new privacy and security features for iPhones Apple renewed its focus on privacy at its annual developer conference, as well introducing a period tracker for the Apple Watch and announcing new so...
15:34, 2019-06-04

Yet to show its teeth, landmark EU privacy law already a global standard A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force, fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Faceboo...
16:00, 2019-05-22

Google, YouTube to pay record fine over privacy protections Google and YouTube on Wednesday agreed to pay a record $170 million in a national settlement for violating the children's online protection. &#...
21:34, 2019-09-04

iOS 13: Apple launches faster iPhone software with more privacy Update opens apps twice as fast, includes Sign in with Apple to protect personal dataWWDC Apple developer conference keynote – live!Apple’s latest ne...
07:51, 2019-06-04

YouTube to Pay Fine, Adjust Site Over Children's Privacy YouTube agreed to provide new protections for children on its platform and pay a $170 million fine, amid increased government debate over how to rein...
01:34, 2019-09-05

YouTube settles with FTC for $170M over violations of child privacy YouTube will pay a $170 million settlement after federal regulators found the tech giant illegally collected personal information from children witho...
01:34, 2019-09-05

Popular face-swapping app Zao sparks another privacy outcry Yet another AI-powered face-swapping app has gone viral, and it's introducing the usual privacy concerns in record time. The iOS app Zao quickl...
15:17, 2019-09-02

Cuomo signs law protecting privacy of sex crime victims Victims of human trafficking, stalking and sexual offenses gain additional protections under legislation signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Thursda...
09:17, 2019-08-02

Facebook to pay record $5 billion fine over privacy violations Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restruct...
16:17, 2019-07-24

Google will pay $170M in settlement over children's privacy on YouTube Google agreed to a record-setting $170 million settlement with federal and state regulators over allegations YouTube, its subsidiary, illegally gathe...
22:34, 2019-09-04

Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to co...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Telling Lies Is An Eerie Virtual Invasion of Privacy Telling Lies is an upcoming narrative-driven game that’s the successor to Her Story from creator Sam Barlow. Much like its predecessor, you’ll dig th...
22:34, 2019-06-15

California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
02:51, 2019-05-23

App That Makes You a Movie Star 'Will Throw Your Privacy to the Crematorium' A Chinese-made app that lets users morph themselves almost seamlessly into scenes from iconic movies and TV shows using a single selfie is fanning fe...
06:51, 2019-09-04