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Tim Cook of Apple

Apple adds virtual IDs on iPhone, video plans that rival Zoom, Teams

Apple Inc, facing accusations from rivals that it has too much control over its App Store, outlined plans to increase user privacy and keep consumer data out of other companiesR...

Platform News: Facebook the smartphone app in-front of monitors

Facebook faces prospect of ‘devastating’ data transfer ban after Irish ruling

Ireland’s data regulator can resume a probe that may trigger a ban on Facebook’s transatlantic data transfers, the High Court has ruled, raising the prospect of a stopp...

Platform News: Google

Blocking Google class action would deny justice, UK court told

Blocking a proposed UK class action against Google, that alleges it secretly tracked millions of iPhone users a decade ago, risks allowing big business to behave with impunity, a l...

Platform News: Facebook like

Facebook beats estimates but warns Apple change could impact growth

Facebook beat expectations for both quarterly revenue and profit, but warned that growth later this year could “significantly” decline as new Apple privacy policies wil...

Platform News: Apple logo on the side of a building

Impact of Apple ad tracking changes will hinge on app developers

The impact of Apple Inc’s new privacy controls over digital advertising tracking is likely to depend greatly on how app developers implement a new pop-up notification, Apple&...

Apple App Store

How will Apple’s new privacy changes impact businesses and consumers?

Apple has now begun rolling out an update of its iOS operating system with new privacy controls designed to limit digital advertisers from tracking iPhone users.

Platform News: Facebook

Apple iPhone privacy update seen hurting Facebook revenue in second-quarter

When Facebook Inc reports first quarter earnings on Wednesday, investors will be preoccupied with how a new pop-up privacy notification on Apple’s iPhones will affect the sec...

Platform Industry: Google News Australia

Australian Watchdog: Google misled consumers over data collection

Australia’s federal court found Google misled some consumers about personal location data collected through Android mobile devices, the country’s competition regulator ...

Platform Industry: Apple logo on a window

Apple to start enforcing new app privacy notifications in coming weeks

Apple has said that in the coming weeks it will start enforcing a new privacy notification rule that digital advertising firms such as Facebook have warned will impact their sales.

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook may have to disclose some app records in privacy probe

Massachusetts’ top court reversed an order requiring Facebook to turn over to state Attorney General Maura Healey records identifying apps suspected of misusing customer data...

Platform Industry: Apple logo on a window

Apple gets boost in French privacy fight, but still faces probe

Apple has been given a boost as France’s antitrust watchdog rejected advertisers’ requests to suspend the iPhone maker’s upcoming privacy feature, but it still fa...

Platform News: Facebook

Russia rebukes Facebook for blocking some media posts

Russia has accused Facebook of violating its citizens’ rights by blocking some media outlets’ content in the latest standoff between a government and the ‘Big Tec...

Platform News: Google search engine

How brands will target ads to you after the death of browser cookies

Next year, Google plans to phase out technology in its Chrome browser that lets other companies track users’ web browsing. But that does not mean you will see irrelevant ads,...

Amazon Delivery

Amazon plans AI-powered cameras in vans to improve safety

Amazon has revealed plans to install video cameras utilising AI technology in delivery vans, a move that the online marketplace says would improve safety of both drivers and the cu...

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