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Facebook points finger at Google and Twitter for data collection

'Other companies suck in your data too' Facebook explained in many, many words today with a blog post detailing how it gathers information about you from around the web......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2018

U.S. senator questions Alphabet, Twitter on Huawei relationship

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. senator on Thursday is seeking responses from Google parent Alphabet Inc and Twitter Inc on whether the U.S. companies have any data sharing agreements with Chinese vendors, following a disclosure from Facebook Inc this week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 7th, 2018

Facebook drops its opposition to California"s proposed privacy law — right after Zuckerberg was grilled about its data collection practices (FB)

Alex Brandon/AP Facebook is dropping its opposition to a proposed new privacy law in California. The company had previously contributed $200,000 to the opposition campaign, as did Comcast and Google. Facebook moves followed CEO Mark Zuckerberg's congress.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2018

A Russian company also had access to Facebook user data

A Russian internet company with links to the Kremlin was among the firms to which Facebook gave an extension which allowed them to collect data on unknowing users of the social network after a policy change supposedly stopped such collection......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 11th, 2018

Lawmakers Push Apple and Google to Reveal Data Collection Practices

A House committee sent letters to Apple CEO Tim Cook and Alphabet CEO Larry Page. Memb.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 9th, 2018

EU Regulators Have a New Plan to Keep Google and Facebook in Line: Regulate Them Like Traditional Telecoms

They would become subject to wide swaths of regulations on data security and have to increase their transparency. The hits keep coming. Email and messaging providers such as Google and Facebook .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 5th, 2018

‘Deceived by Design:’ Google and Facebook Accused of Manipulating Users Into Giving Up Their Data

Consumer groups in the U.S. and Europe want "dark patterns" investigations. Facebook and Google intro.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 27th, 2018

Apple pushes election coverage after 2016 controversy

After Facebook Inc. , Twitter Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s Google faced congressional questioning for the way they presented news in .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 25th, 2018

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock Shrug Off Trump-Kim Talks

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock Shrug Off Trump-Kim Talks It’s back to the Hill for major tech giants. The House Judiciary Committee is recalling representatives from Google (GOOG +0.6%, GOOGL +0.5%), Facebook (FB +0.9%) and Twitter (TWTR .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 13th, 2018

Vietnam Tightens Grip on Internet With Data-Storage Law

Vietnam adopted a cybersecurity law that requires internet companies such as Facebook and Google to store their Vietnam-based users’ data on servers in the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 12th, 2018

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Entry at $170.00

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Entry at $170.00 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has bounced back to February’s bull market high after a March data-sharing scandal dumped the social media giant 36 points in less than two weeks. Bulls now hope for a breakout.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 12th, 2018

US lawmakers examining Google"s relationship with Huawei, Chinese tech firms

At least two members of Congress are looking into Google's ties to Huawei, a massive Chinese tech firm that is under scrutiny over data sharing with Facebook and has been flagged by US officials as a possible security threat......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJun 7th, 2018

Lawmakers eyeing Facebook, Google business models

The pressure is on for Facebook and Google to protect user data......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 7th, 2018

Facebook has another problem; Google faces shareholders, Australia"s boom

1. Another Facebook controversy: Facebook said Tuesday it has provided access to its users' data to Huawei, a Chinese smartphone maker that US intelligence agencies have described as a security threat......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 6th, 2018

Planned laws to force tech firms to reveal encrypted data

Technology companies such as Facebook and Google would be forced to give Australian security agencies access to encrypted data under legislation to be introduced by the Turnbull government......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 6th, 2018

​Apple tells developers it still wants to be different

The new tools are a shot across the bow to Silicon Valley’s other big tech companies, like Google, Twitter and particularly Facebook, that depend on users spending more time with their services......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2018

Apple hits Facebook, again

Apple is taking active steps to block Facebook's data collection practices......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 4th, 2018

How GDPR Crackdown on Adtech Hurts Facebook More Than Google

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Europe's new General Data Protection Regulation is designed to level the playing.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceJun 2nd, 2018

Google, Facebook face over $9 bn in fines under new EU data protection law

The group is asking regulators in France, Belgium, Germany and Austria to fine the companies up to the maximum four per cent of their annual revenue that the GDPR legislation allows.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 26th, 2018

Here"s why you"ve been getting so many privacy policy emails

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation aims to put online data back in the hands of users. Companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, and Facebook will be required to give their EU customers more control over their personal information......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMay 25th, 2018

Data privacy activist wastes no time in filing GDPR complaints against Facebook, Google, Instagram, and WhatsApp (FB, GOOGL)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 25th, 2018