Uber denies its CTO met with Cambridge Analytica

Uber has denied that its sitting CTO, Thuan Pham, met with Cambridge Analytica — the controversial political consultancy at the center of a Facebook user data misuse scandal. But it...

Facebook reportedly suspends AggregateIQ over connection to improper data-sharing

AggregateIQ, a Canadian advertising tech and audience intelligence company, has been suspended by Facebook for allegedly being closely connected with SCL, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, reported the...

Facebook, AggregateIQ now being jointly probed by Canada, B.C. data watchdogs

Privacy watchdogs in Canada and British Columbia are combining existing investigations into Facebook and AggregateIQ. The latter being a Victoria-based ad targeting tech company that has been linked...

Tax on Internet ads among Europe’s proposals to plug digital tax gap

Europe’s executive body has revealed more of its thinking on reforming taxation rules to reflect how digital businesses operate, issuing details of proposals it’s considering...

Report confirms Brexit’s boomerang logic on data protection

A UK parliamentary committee report backs the view that Brexit cannot constitute a ‘clean break’ in data protection law terms with the European Union. Au...

Europe mostly ends mobile roaming fees from today

Europeans traveling through the 28 Member State bloc are now able to use their mobile devices more freely, thanks to a top level abolition of...

Roaming charges end in the EU, but Brexit confusion may dampen celebrations

EU citizens traveling to other EU countries will pay the same as they do at home to use their phones, as roaming charges end in the region. However, there is...

Europe passes last hurdle to end mobile roaming fees on June 15

The European Council yesterday adopted the legal act that limits how much mobile operators can charge each other — the final step in the multi-stage, multi-year...

83North closes $250M fourth fund focused on European, Israeli startups

European VC firm 83North (formerly Greylock IL), which since 2008 has focused on backing startups in Europe and Israel, has closed its fourth fund — taking $250M...

WTF is Brexit?

At 10pm on June 23, 2016, the polls closed on a UK referendum...

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Moto X4's final design out, reveals dual cameras and AI integration

Motorola is expected to launch its next talked-about mainstream phone called Moto X4 in Berlin this year. There is a new leak almost...