Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Tuesday that Silicon Valley companies, including his own, have not done enough to protect victims of online abuse, calling it a “huge fail.” MORE..
Germany’s competition regulator has told Facebook to substantially restrict how it collects and combines data about its users unless they give it explicit consent. MORE..
The United States sees the European Union as its top priority in a global effort to convince allies not to buy Huawei equipment for next-generation mobile networks, a U.S. State Department Official said on Tuesday. MORE..
WhatsApp is limiting all its members to forwarding any single message up to five times in an effort to tackle the spread of false information on the platform. MORE..
Colombo in Sri Lanka has been named the ‘must-photograph’ travel destination of 2019, in a study. MORE..
American scientist Larry Roberts who helped design and build the forerunner of the internet has died aged 81. MORE..
Campaigners have thanked Apple for removing an app from its store that they said stigmatised LGBT people. MORE..
After a seven-month, 300m-mile journey, Nasa’s Mars InSight probe has reached its destination and touched down near the red planet’s equator. MORE..
Tumblr says that child pornography was the reason for its app’s sudden disappearance from the iOS App Store. MORE..
A survey conducted by Cable.co.uk has revealed that Sri Lanka provides the cheapest fixed broadband in Asia while only coming in second globally. MORE..
Uber is seeking permission from the state of Pennsylvania to resume testing its self-driving cars on public roads more than seven months after a fatal crash in Tempe, Arizona. MORE..
Staff at Google offices around the world are staging an unprecedented series of walkouts in protest at the company’s treatment of women. MORE..
Apple is looking into its Apple Watch supply chain after a report was published last week claiming its manufacturer relied on student interns to complete the devices, according to the Financial Times. MORE..
Facebook has said that 8.7 million images of child nudity were removed by its moderators in just three months. MORE..
Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world’s biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, Reuters reports, citing a statement from his family. MORE..