Who controls the tech inside us? Budding biohackers are shaping ‘cyborg law’

With our newfound technological power and vulnerability, we may need a whole new set of laws and regulations, ones aimed at protecting individuals in a society of heightened surveillance and...

TMGcore is running high-efficiency crypto mines in Texas

Out on the plains of East Texas, not far from Dallas, a company called TMGcore is mining crypto. The company, funded to the tune of $70 million, will...

Audit of NHS Trust’s app project with DeepMind raises more questions than it answers

A third party audit of a controversial patient data-sharing arrangement between a London NHS Trust and Google DeepMind appears to have skirted over the core issues that generated the...

Pressure mounts on EU-US Privacy Shield after Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal

Yet more pressure on the precariously placed EU-US Privacy Shield: The European Union parliament’s civil liberties committee has called for the data transfer arrangement to be suspended by September 1 unless...

Brexit blow for UK’s hopes of helping set AI rules in Europe

The UK’s hopes of retaining an influential role for its data protection agency in shaping European Union regulations post-Brexit — including helping to set any new Europe-wide rules around...

Instapaper on pause in Europe to fix GDPR compliance “issue”

Remember Instapaper? The Pinterest-owned, read-it-later bookmarking service is taking a break in Europe — apparently while it works on achieving compliance with the region’s updated privacy framework, GDPR, which...

Uber ends policy of forced arbitration for individual sexual assault claims

In a major policy change, Uber has announced it’s ending mandatary arbitration for individual claims of sexual assault or sexual harassment by Uber drivers, riders or employees. It is also...

New iOS update will lock Lightning port to prevent unauthorized access

Julian Chokkattu/Digital TrendsThe next iOS update will see Apple take another step in the game of technological cat and mouse it has found itself playing with law enforcement, with...

Unroll.me to close to EU users saying it can’t comply with GDPR

Put on your best unsurprised face: Unroll.me, a company that has, for years, used the premise of ‘free’ but not very useful ’email management’ services to gain access to people’s...

Facebook denied a stay to Schrems II privacy referral

Facebook’s attempt to block a series of legal questions relating to a long-running EU privacy case from being referred to Europe’s top court has been throw out by Ireland’s...

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WhatsApp has stopped working on these old operating systems: Here is...

DigitGeneralWhatsApp has stopped working on these old operating systems: Here is the full listThe platform also enlisted few OS...