law

Biden rescinds Trump's anti-Section 230 executive order
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Policy & legislation

Biden rescinds Trump's anti-Section 230 executive order

Trump order fought social media platform's censorship of political tweets
17 May 2021
The future of AI in the legal industry
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artificial intelligence (AI)

The future of AI in the legal industry

It’s an industry that can be traced back to ancient Greece and Rome but how will artificial intelligence catapult the legal profession into the 21st c…
26 Apr 2021
Google secretly gamed its own ad system, lawsuit claims
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Policy & legislation

Google secretly gamed its own ad system, lawsuit claims

Secretive “Project Bernanke” allegedly gave the search giant an unfair advantage
12 Apr 2021
IT Pro Live: Fighting terrorism with technology
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social media

IT Pro Live: Fighting terrorism with technology

We speak to Tech Against Terrorism director Adam Hadley about the group's work
1 Sep 2020
Smartphone kill switches cut phone theft rates in London
Mobile

Smartphone kill switches cut phone theft rates in London

Since the technology was introduced on Android and iOS devices, thefts have reduced by 50 per cent
21 Nov 2017
Uber wins the right to appeal ruling on UK drivers' rights
Business strategy

Uber wins the right to appeal ruling on UK drivers' rights

Uber will contest the ruling that drivers are employees in September
20 Apr 2017
What is flexible working?
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flexible working

What is flexible working?

Flexible working is all the rage, but what is it - and can anyone do it?
9 Feb 2017
Legal experts predict 600% surge in data protection disputes
Business strategy

Legal experts predict 600% surge in data protection disputes

Disputes could rocket by six times in next five years
21 Nov 2016
36% of ex-employees are breaking the computer misuse act
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Computer Misuse Act

36% of ex-employees are breaking the computer misuse act

Companies are failing to revoke access when IT workers leave
3 Jun 2016
Court delays sentencing of 'revenge porn' criminal
Dark Web
Security

Court delays sentencing of 'revenge porn' criminal

21-year-old man's sentencing adjourned until 4 September
7 Aug 2015
Jawbone sues Fitbit for third time in two months
Business strategy

Jawbone sues Fitbit for third time in two months

Fitness band manufacturer files lawsuit against competitor for breach of patent
9 Jul 2015
Finnish teen convicted of over 50,000 hacks avoids jail
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Finnish teen convicted of over 50,000 hacks avoids jail

Judge cites young age of hacker, but others warn he is a "dangerous sociopath"
9 Jul 2015
Dark Web criminals 'harder to track' since Ulbricht caught
Security

Dark Web criminals 'harder to track' since Ulbricht caught

Life sentencing of Silk Road mastermind will fragment Dark Web criminals' activity, warns report
1 Jun 2015
DEA and Secret Service embroiled in Silk Road case
Business strategy

DEA and Secret Service embroiled in Silk Road case

DEA special agent Carl Force and Secret Service special agent Shaun Bridges were arrested earlier this week
9 Apr 2015
Google loses bid to block Apple Safari privacy lawsuit
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Google loses bid to block Apple Safari privacy lawsuit

Ruling could pave the way for Apple users to sue search giant
27 Mar 2015
Wikimedia sues NSA and US DoJ re mass surveillance
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Security

Wikimedia sues NSA and US DoJ re mass surveillance

The Foundation is taking legal action against the NSA and the US Department of Justice
11 Mar 2015
Google at centre of Android antitrust complaint in Russia
Mobile

Google at centre of Android antitrust complaint in Russia

A Russian search engine claims Google's inclusion on Android devices breaches competition regulations
19 Feb 2015
UK motor industry wants more support for driverless car tech
Business strategy

UK motor industry wants more support for driverless car tech

The IMI is concerned changes to the Highway Code could have adverse consequences for the motoring industry
11 Feb 2015
Online trolls threatened with ASBO-style social media bans
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Network & Internet

Online trolls threatened with ASBO-style social media bans

MPs are campaigning for tougher rules for those who bully others online
10 Feb 2015
Revenge porn website operator found guilty in US
Security

Revenge porn website operator found guilty in US

Californian man convicted of identity theft and extortion for running revenge porn websites
3 Feb 2015
Beats, Google & Sony hit by unpaid royalties suit
Business strategy

Beats, Google & Sony hit by unpaid royalties suit

The companies are alleged to have not paid the royalties they supposedly owe for using music from before 1972
26 Jan 2015
Apple-owned Beats sued by former investor Monster
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Apple-owned Beats sued by former investor Monster

Monster's CEO claims he was misled about plans to sell company to Apple, and lost money as a result
7 Jan 2015
Ex-Apple exec jailed for allegedly defrauding the tech giant
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public sector

Ex-Apple exec jailed for allegedly defrauding the tech giant

Paul S Devine received kickbacks from suppliers to whom he also plied with top secret info, it is claimed
10 Dec 2014