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Daniel Boffey / The Guardian:
Airbnb found in breach of EU consumer law regarding hidden costs, unclear terms and conditions, and more; regulator gives company until end of August to rectify   —  Accommodation service told it needs to be clearer on total cost including fees and charges  —  Airbnb has been found in breach …
Jul 16, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Carole Cadwalladr / The Guardian:
Profile of UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, who gave Facebook a £500K fine over Cambridge Analytica and is investigating data misuse during Brexit   —  With the publication of an interim report on her investigation into the Brexit referendum, the information commissioner …
Jul 15, 2018, 9:50 PMIn context
The Guardian:
Lancaster University's Litcraft uses Minecraft to create accurate scale models of places from books like Treasure Island to promote reading among school kids   —  Ever wanted to explore Treasure Island or pretend to be Robinson Crusoe?  Minecraft is now being used to create an 'immersive experience …
Jul 15, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Facebook ad tools labeled 65,000 Russians as interested in treason, putting them at risk from the repressive state; Facebook removed the category after reports   —  Firm removes category, which affected 65,000 people, from ad tools, following safety fears  —  Facebook's advertising tools …
Jul 11, 2018, 4:20 PMIn context
Julia Carrie Wong / The Guardian:
Martin Tripp denies Tesla's hacking allegations, says he reported production problems to the press after Tesla repeatedly ignored them, did not threaten anyone   —  The electric carmaker is suing a former technician for alleged hacking, but he says he's being scapegoated for leaking concerns
Jun 22, 2018, 9:18 AMIn context
Gethin Chamberlain / The Guardian:
After China Labor Watch probe, Amazon admits its own audit found many workers were hired and paid illegally at a Foxconn factory that makes Kindles and Echos   —  US tech giant admits audit of Foxconn factory in Hengyang found irregularities  —  Amazon has admitted that thousands of agency workers …
Jun 10, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Mark Sweney / The Guardian:
Amazon buys rights to exclusively livestream 20 Premier League football matches per season for three seasons starting from 2019   —  US online retailer will exclusively livestream 20 matches per season from 2019  —  Amazon has broken Sky and BT's stranglehold on Premier League football …
Jun 7, 2018, 7:25 AMIn context
The Guardian:
UK bank TSB faces renewed scrutiny from MPs after fallout from a botched IT upgrade hit 1.9M customers, 2,200 of whom saw fraudulent account access attempts   —  TSB bosses faced another bruising session in front of the Treasury select committee as they were quizzed about the continuing IT meltdown which hit 1.9m of its customers.
Jun 7, 2018, 5:25 AMIn context
Patrick Collinson / The Guardian:
Visa says it is now operating at “close to normal levels” in Europe and that cardholders can now use their Visa cards, blames outage on a hardware failure   —  Card giant confirms it is suffering an outage and is investigating the cause  —  Visa's payment network has crashed across …
Jun 1, 2018, 12:17 PMIn context

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