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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...

Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash

Facebook announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that...

Google boss cautions against regulating tech giants just ‘for the sake of it’

Google's Indian-American CEO Sundar Pichai has said that it is "perfectly fine" for big companies to be scrutinised but cautioned against doing it just...

Telegram boss points to China as likely origin of cyber attack

The chief executive of Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, said on Wednesday the messaging service experienced a "state actor-sized" cyber attack and pointed...

Facebook expands Watch service as user numbers grow

Facebook said on Wednesday monthly users to its Watch video service had doubled since December while announcing more partnerships with international broadcasters and publishers...

Alibaba’s smart speaker to feature in Audi, Renault, Honda cars

China's Alibaba Group on Tuesday said its voice-controlled assistant will feature in local vehicles from Audi AG, Renault SA and Honda Motor Co Ltd,...

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax

Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants such...

Amazon’s new drones to start delivering packages in months

Amazon has new drones that will deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less in the coming months, a step toward a goal...

Apple leaves iTunes behind as it harmonizes software

Apple on Monday announced enhanced privacy features as it harmonized software across its lineup of devices, while dropping its groundbreaking iTunes store as it...

US gears up for antitrust battles with Big Tech

The US administration is stepping up scrutiny of Big Tech firms, which could result in a series of drawn-out legal battles aimed at reining...