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  • !EU privacy law enters into force, activist takes aim
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - New European privacy regulations went into effect on Friday that will force companies to be more attentive to how they handle customer data.
    - 44 mins ago 25 May 18, 1:31pm -
  • !South Africa investigates $80 million bitcoin scam
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African authorities are investigating an alleged cryptocurrency scam that defrauded investors of 1 billion rand ($80 million) with promises of huge returns that never materialized, police said on Friday.
    - 58 mins ago 25 May 18, 1:17pm -
  • !Tesla settles class action lawsuit over 'dangerous' Autopilot system
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tesla on Thursday reached an agreement to settle a class action lawsuit with buyers of its Model S and Model X cars who alleged that the company's assisted-driving Autopilot system was "essentially unusable and demonstrably dange…
    - 1 hour ago 25 May 18, 1:11pm -
  • !Merkel calls for Germany and China to regear relations for digital era
    SHENZHEN (Reuters) - Berlin and Beijing must revamp their relationship to adapt to digital changes, said Angela Merkel, who has made the issue a top priority of her fourth term as German Chancellor.
    - 1 hour ago 25 May 18, 1:06pm -
  • !Kenya moves to regulate fintech-fuelled lending craze
    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya built a reputation as a pioneer of financial inclusion through its early adoption of a mobile money system that enables people to transfer cash and make payments on cellphones without a bank account.
    - 3 hours ago 25 May 18, 11:42am -

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  • !Apple Blocks Steam's Plan To Extend Its Video Games To iPhones
    Citing "business conflicts," Apple has blocked Steam's plans to distribute PC-based video games to iPhones. It's "a sign that Apple is serious about protecting its ability to take a cut of digital purchases made inside games on its mobile devices," r…
    - 1 hour ago 25 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • !A Star Wars Boba Fett Movie Is In the Works
    "Logan" director James Mangold is reportedly directing a "Star Wars" standalone movie centered on the bounty hunter Boba Fett. Variety reports: The untitled movie will be a part of the studio's Star Wars Anthology films, which are being spun off as o…
    - 4 hours ago 25 May 18, 10:00am -
  • !Facebook Accused of Conducting Mass Surveillance Through Its Apps
    A court case in California alleges that Facebook used its apps to gather information about users and their friends, including some who had not signed up to the social network, reading their text messages, tracking their locations and accessing photos…
    - 7 hours ago 25 May 18, 7:00am -
  • !Is Cockroach Milk the Ultimate Superfood?
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Global News: It may not be everyone's cup of milk, but for years now, some researchers believe insect milk, like cockroach milk, could be the next big dairy alternative. A report in 2016 found Pacific Beetle c…
    - 11 hours ago 25 May 18, 3:30am -
  • !Samsung Must Pay Apple $539 Million For Infringing iPhone Design Patents, Jury Finds
    Samsung must pay Apple $539 million for infringing five patents with Android phones it sold in 2010 and 2011, a jury has found in a legal fight that dates back seven years. "The unanimous decision, in the U.S. District Court in San Jose in the heart…
    - 13 hours ago 25 May 18, 1:40am -

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