Law

Cisco

Microsoft, Google, Cisco, Dell join legal battle against hacking company

Tech giants including Microsoft and Google on Monday joined Facebook’s legal struggle against hacking company NSO, submitting an amicus brief in federal court which warned th...

Facebook App

Amnesty: Vietnam steps up online crackdown, jailed activists at record high

The number of political prisoners in Vietnam has reached its highest on record, according to a tally from Amnesty International, which in a report has accused Facebook and Google o...

Alibaba

Alibaba CEO says China’s draft anti-monopoly rules ‘timely and necessary’

China’s move to draft rules aimed at preventing monopolistic behaviour by online platforms is timely and necessary, Alibaba Group CEO Daniel Zhang has said.

Huawei Technologies

German draft IT security law strives for consensus on telecoms vendor risks

Germany would have to reach a consensus in government that a telecoms seller poses a national security threat so as to exclude its equipment from federal 5G networks, according to ...

European Commission

EU Industry chief: Tech groups services could face bans if they breach rules

Tech firms’ services could be banned from the European market if they do not heed EU regulation, Europe’s industry chief Thierry Breton told German weekly Welt am Sonnt...

Epic Games Fortnite

Federal judge dismisses some claims by Apple in fight against Epic Games

A federal judge in California has ignored a few of Apple’s counterclaims against Epic Games, Bloomberg News reported, narrowing the reach of a dispute that has seen that the ...

TikTok US

ByteDance challenges Trump’s TikTok divestiture order

ByteDance, the Chinese parent company of video-sharing app TikTok, filed a request late on Tuesday with a U.S. Appeals Court challenging a Trump government order set to take effect...

Epic Games Fortnite

US judge rules Apple could bar Epic Games’s ‘Fortnite’ from App Store

A federal judge in California has ruled in an injunction request that Apple could bar Epic Games’s “Fortnite” from its App Store, but must not harm Epic’s d...

Ebay

Two former eBay workers plead guilty to cyberstalking campaign

Two former eBay workers have pleaded guilty to participating in a comprehensive cyberstalking campaign against a Massachusetts couple whose online newsletter was seen by top execut...

Amazon

Amazon sends legal notice to Future Group over Reliance deal

Amazon.com has said it has sent a legal notice to a promoter of Future Group, alleging the Indian merchant breached the provisions of its contract by signing a deal with Reliance I...

TikTok

US judge to hold TikTok ban hearing on November 4th

A US judge said on Tuesday he would hold a Nov. 4 hearing on whether to permit the American government to bar transactions with TikTok, a move that the Chinese-owned short video ap...

Tencent WeChat

US government appeals ruling to block its WeChat app store ban

The U.S. Justice Department on Friday said it had been appealing a judge’s decision to prevent the government from barring Apple and Google from providing Chinese-owned messa...

US China Relations

US charges seven in wide-ranging Chinese hacking effort

The US Justice Department has stated that it has charged five Chinese residents and two Malaysian businessmen in an extensive hacking effort which encompassed targets from video ga...

European Commission

Upgrade for EU antitrust rules, more funds for digital projects

The European Commission will revise its own antitrust principles to keep up with global changes and invest a fifth of its 750-billion-euro (approximately $890 billion) coronavirus ...