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BBC:
EU-US Privacy Shield data pact gets approval from European governments, paving the way for the formal adoption early next week   —  A revised pact governing EU-US data flows has been approved by European governments.  —  The Privacy Shield agreement replaces the previous accord …
Jul 8, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
BBC:
IAC sells Q&A-based social network Ask.fm to asset management firm Noosphere   —  The Q&A-based social network Ask.fm is under new ownership, less than two years after it last changed hands.  —  IAC - the owner of the dating app Tinder - has sold the business to Noosphere, an asset management firm that specialises in tech.
Jul 5, 2016, 12:05 AMIn context
BBC:
Foxconn replaces 60K factory workers with robots, denies that it means long-term job losses   —  Apple and Samsung supplier Foxconn has reportedly replaced 60,000 factory workers with robots.  —  One factory has “reduced employee strength from 110,000 to 50,000 thanks to the introduction of robots” …
May 25, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
BBC:
Study: 45% of online households in US refrained from some online activities due to security and privacy concerns, 19% experienced an online security breach   —  Almost half of American households with at least one internet user have been “deterred” from online activity recently because of privacy or security concerns, a survey has said.
May 14, 2016, 7:10 AMIn context
BBC:
UK government's bid to get Lauri Love, a man accused of hacking into US government computers, to reveal his encryption passwords thrown out by UK judge   —  A bid by the National Crime Agency to force an alleged cyber hacker to hand over encrypted computer passwords has been thrown out by a judge.
May 10, 2016, 2:30 PMIn context
BBC:
Craig Wright backs out of promise to provide more proof he's Satoshi Nakamoto, says he lacks the courage to face allegations   —  Bitcoin ‘creator’ backs out of coin move ‘proof’  —  The entrepreneur who has claimed to be the inventor of Bitcoin has reneged on a promise to present new “proof” to support his case.
May 5, 2016, 9:05 AMIn context
BBC:
Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, named last December by Wired and Gizmodo, now claims he's Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto   —  Creator of Bitcoin digital cash reveals identity  —  Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.
May 2, 2016, 4:40 AMIn context
BBC:
Adobe issues emergency patch for Flash bug   —  Adobe has issued an emergency patch for its Flash media player that closes loopholes in the widely used software.  —  In its security advisory, Adobe said one of the bugs was being actively exploited in a “limited number of targeted attacks”.
Mar 11, 2016, 8:30 PMIn context
Leo Kelion / BBC:
Skype says it will end support for its Skype for TV app in June   —  Skype ditches support for smart TVs  —  Skype has announced that it is ending support for its smart TV software.  —  The Microsoft-owned chat app said that the move reflected the public preference for using mobile devices …
Mar 9, 2016, 7:15 AMIn context
Kamal Ahmed / BBC:
Sources: Facebook revenue in UK will no longer be routed through Ireland, will pay millions of pounds more in UK tax   —  Facebook to pay millions of pounds more in UK tax  —  Facebook is set to pay millions of pounds more in tax in the UK after a major overhaul of its tax structure.
Mar 4, 2016, 4:40 AMIn context

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