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EU's Vestager says not precluding Facebook case in future

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Facebook is not currently in EU regulators' crosshairs but it may well be in future because of the crucial role played by data, Europe's antitrust chief said on Tuesday.
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Fishing and pollution regulations don't help corals cope with climate change

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reports that protecting coral reefs from fishing and pollution does not help coral populations cope with...
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What the US data protection law will mean for ad tech and marketers

4 hours ago   |   Marketing Land

It's not just about GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act, marketers must be proactive about data privacy because a federal framework could be next.
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How loot boxes hooked gamers and left regulators spinning

How loot boxes hooked gamers and left regulators spinning

5 hours ago   |   The Verge

‘When your brain works like mine, you can't stop'
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Apple Watch 5 may spur your Apple Watch 4 on to support its ECG feature

Apple Watch 5 may spur your Apple Watch 4 on to support its ECG feature

8 hours ago   |   TechRadar   |   2 articles

September is the rumored release date for the Apple Watch 5 , and it seems the company may be waiting until then to support the Apple Watch 4 's ECG monitor in your home...
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India's state gas company leaks millions of Aadhaar numbers

India's state gas company leaks millions of Aadhaar numbers

16 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Another security lapse has exposed millions of Aadhaar numbers. This time, India's state-owned gas company Indane left exposed a part of its website for dealers and...
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Facebook 'open to meaningful regulation' after damning fake news report

Facebook 'open to meaningful regulation' after damning fake news report

21 hours ago   |   Telegraph


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UK Parliament denounces Facebook as ‘digital gangsters', calls for regulation

21 hours ago   |   WMPoweruser

At this point, the real news is which country's Parliament isn't denouncing Facebook. But nevertheless, Facebook got another drubbing on Monday morning by the UK Parliament's...
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Apple violates its own App Store regulations by promoting a deal

Apple violates its own App Store regulations by promoting a deal

23 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   5 articles

Apple's own App Store rules prohibit the use of push navigation for marketing. But as reported by 9to5Mac , Apple has been using push notifications to market its own streaming...
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Facebook Targeted in Scathing Report by British Parliament

1 day ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

New government regulation of Silicon Valley is needed, a parliamentary committee concluded after an 18-month investigation.
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Qualcomm reveals its second generation 5G modem, the Snapdragon X55

Qualcomm reveals its second generation 5G modem, the Snapdragon X55

The first smartphones with 5G capabilities are just about to become a reality, with the upcoming Mobile World Congress poised to host at least a couple of announcements for 5G... Read more ...

The Galaxy S10+ won't be the only Android flagship with 12GB of RAM this year

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When the Galaxy S10 series launches on Wednesday, Samsung will surely confirm all those rumors that said the top-of-the-line Galaxy S10+ model will sport 12GB of RAM and 1TB of... Read more ...

An Android flagship you won't be able to buy will ‘rewrite the rules' in March

An Android flagship you won't be able to buy will ‘rewrite the rules' in March

This is supposed to be Samsung's biggest week this year, as the Korean giant is about to unveil the Galaxy S10 series and hopefully tell us more about the Galaxy F foldable... Read more ...

See how Ubisoft tested The Division with automated players at GDC 2019!

See how Ubisoft tested The Division with automated players at GDC 2019!

The folks at Ubisoft know something about testing big open-world games, and at GDC 2019 next month they're presenting a cool talk all about improving game testing through... Read more ...

New Android apps to check out this week

New Android apps to check out this week

The Google Play store is full of awesome apps that can help you with tasks or simply help you take a break and relax with an engaging game. But how do you know what ones you... Read more ...

Nekteck's discounted car adapter includes a USB-C cable and USB-A port

Nekteck's discounted car adapter includes a USB-C cable and USB-A port

For USB-C stuff. The Nekteck 5.4A USB-C car charger adapter with built-in cord is down to $13.59 on Amazon. The adapter normally sells for around $16, and it hasn't dropped... Read more ...

Apex Legends has three in-game currencies; here's what they're for

Apex Legends has three in-game currencies; here's what they're for

It's not pay-to-win, but there are a lot of things to buy in Apex Legends. Apex Legends is the exciting new Battle Royale game by Respawn Entertainment and EA that has everyone... Read more ...

Here are Anthem's Day One patch notes

Here are Anthem's Day One patch notes

Let's hope this fixes a lot. Anthem is an upcoming shared-world third-person shooter from BioWare. BioWare is the studio behind famous franchises like Dragon Age and Mass... Read more ...

This super cheap Samsung Galaxy S9 deal is the perfect alternative to a...

This super cheap Samsung Galaxy S9 deal is the perfect alternative to a pricey new S10

With the official launch of Samsung's latest and greatest - the Samsung Galaxy S10 - dropping tomorrow we can imagine that you are in one of two camps. Either, you've done your... Read more ...

3 of Anker's best Bluetooth speakers are discounted on Amazon, today only

3 of Anker's best Bluetooth speakers are discounted on Amazon, today only

If you're looking for a new Bluetooth speaker that's compact and portable yet packs powerful sound, today is your lucky day. Amazon is running a gold box sale on Tuesday only... Read more ...