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US FTC Said to Approve $5-Billion Facebook Fine Over Privacy Issues

The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data....

US FTC Said to Approve $5-Billion Facebook Fine Over Privacy Issues

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U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues (Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the ...
05:32, 07/13/2019

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media ...
00:48, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues - source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media c...
01:48, 07/13/2019

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, accor...
17:16, 07/13/2019

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations ...
09:00, 07/13/2019

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lap...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social...
23:48, 07/12/2019

Facebook could get new privacy oversight and record-breaking fine in FTC deal Facebook is looking at the possibility of new privacy oversight and a massive fine as part of a deal with the Federal Trade Commission, according to ...
20:16, 05/02/2019

Facebook emails seem to show Zuckerberg knew of privacy issues, report claims Firm has uncovered emails that appear to show chief executive’s connection to potentially problematic practices, WSJ reportsFacebook has uncovered em...
22:48, 06/12/2019

FCA issues £45.5m fine over HBOS Reading fraud scandal Bank of Scotland (BoS) has been fined £45.5m by the City regulator for failures to disclose suspicions of fraud at its scandal-hit Reading branc...
16:32, 06/21/2019

Google faces a huge fine for allegedly violating privacy rules Last year, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to boost privacy rights in the union. Under this regulat...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Wikipedia co-founder calls for social media strike over privacy issues “Humanity has been contemptuously used by vast digital empires.” Thus begins Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger’s “Declaration...
23:00, 07/02/2019

FTC Fine Alone Won't Get Facebook Out of Crosshairs Facebook is moving closer to settling a privacy probe by its main U.S. regulator, but the large fine it has prepared to pay is unlikely to get the so...
00:48, 07/14/2019

Italy Pokes Facebook With $1.1 Million Fine, and Man, I Bet They're Sorry Now Italy’s privacy watchdog announced on Friday its decision to fine world-swallowing social platform Facebook €1 million (about $1.13 million) for the ...
20:00, 06/28/2019

FTC has trouble reaching a consensus over how much to fine Facebook Last month, we told you that Facebook had taken a charge of $3 billion against its first-quarter income. The company made this bookkeeping entry in a...
04:48, 05/05/2019

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal i...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
20:48, 06/12/2019

Facebook Is Preparing for a Multi-Billion Dollar Fine From the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the soc...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Facebook is staring down a record-setting $5 billion fine The fine, which is massive by any yardstick, still represents less than one month's revenue for the social media titan.     ...
15:16, 07/15/2019

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc on Tuesday debuted an overhaul of its core social network and new business-focused tools, the first concrete steps in its plan to refash...
20:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations ...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to...
22:00, 06/18/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook Inc. to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user priva...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between R...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Google’s case for privacy is more convincing than Facebook’s Google, the search giant which has made its business to make money off our digital habits, is getting serious about privacy. The company, at its annu...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesd...
23:16, 06/18/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Se...
03:48, 05/01/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social...
23:48, 05/02/2019

| Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "p...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook’s ‘privacy-focused’ plan is another diversion When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 2019, he once again outlined the company's new "privacy-focused" vision. It's a message he's...
03:48, 05/03/2019

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the ...
08:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, ev...
05:00, 06/27/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zucke...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Political pressure builds for FTC to punish Facebook with more than a “bargain” fine Two top Senate lawmakers on Monday expressed frustration with a federal probe into Facebook’s privacy practices, urging the government to move more s...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Looming Facebook Fine Points to a Tougher Cop on the Tech Beat The Federal Trade Commission’s coming resolution of its yearlong investigation of alleged privacy lapses at Facebook looms as a defining moment for U...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Democrats criticize FTC's reported $5B fine against Facebook as 'slap on the wrist' The Federal Trade Commission's reported approval of a $5 billion fine to Facebook for failing to protect the privacy of its users has drawn criticism...
12:00, 07/14/2019

Facebook gets Brazil fine for withholding WhatsApp data reduced to $6 mln Facebook Inc's fine for withholding WhatsApp messaging from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais ($6 mill...
00:00, 06/26/2019

The FTC's $5 billion fine for Facebook is so meaningless, it will likely leave Zuckerberg wondering what he can't get away with (FB) AP Photo/Andrew Harnik The Federal Trade Commission's reported deal to settle its investigation into Facebook's alleged privacy violations looks lik...
09:48, 07/13/2019

Senators want FTC to send a message to Facebook by ordering it to pay a massive fine A couple of days ago we told you that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could be days away from announcing a fine against Facebook in the amount of ...
05:16, 05/07/2019

Would trolls, fake news and privacy invasions go away with a new Facebook? Social network co-founder Chris Hughes calls for radical rethink on company, and internet blows up. But would anything really change?   &#...
18:48, 05/11/2019

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in ...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmak...
00:32, 05/08/2019

Facebook has unfairly become the 'boogeyman on privacy,' says ex-general counsel Facebook's first General Counsel Chris Kelly says it'll be hard to prove an antitrust case against big technology companies, like Facebook ...
16:48, 06/10/2019

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit c...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stres...
02:48, 06/04/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight -Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent pri...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Lawmakers Differ on Remedies for Facebook Privacy Breach A House hearing highlighted differences on how the government should work to strengthen tech companies’ protection of personal information, as a huge...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Zuckerberg May Have Known Of Facebook's Suspect Privacy Practices: Report Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
00:32, 06/13/2019

Facebook makes major changes to Messenger for speed and privacy Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook Messe...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent pri...
05:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook may implement privacy oversight committee in FTC deal Facebook may soon have a federally approved privacy official and an “independent” privacy oversight committee to deal with the company’s handling of ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement Facebook is expected to create a privacy committee to protect user data, as well as an external assessor who would be appointed by the company and Fe...
04:48, 05/02/2019

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in...
18:48, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging ...
21:16, 04/30/2019

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at t...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Facebook faces new investigation from New York attorney general as it braces for FTC fine Facebook is coming under scrutiny by the New York state attorney general’s office, which launched an investigation into the social media company and ...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook facing billion-dollar fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook is set to face a $5bn fine following an investigation into the Cambridge Analytica data-stealing scandal.The punishment comes from the US Fe...
11:32, 07/15/2019

Court Tells Facebook to Open Its Records on Data Privacy A Delaware court has ordered Facebook to hand over records to shareholders investigating the data privacy breach that fed information to now-defunct ...
05:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook reportedly invites federal oversight of its privacy practices During Facebook's F8 keynote this week, the company repeatedly hammered one idea: the future is private. While its privacy-focus might be flawed...
17:32, 05/03/2019

Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stres...
22:16, 06/03/2019

Judge orders Facebook to turn over records on data privacy DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is ordering Facebook to turn over internal records regarding data privacy and access to user data. Thursday’...
01:48, 05/31/2019

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after d...
21:16, 05/31/2019

US lawmakers hammer Facebook exec over Libra's threat to privacy House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intens...
03:48, 07/18/2019

Facebook lawyer says ‘there is no privacy,’ hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg’s pivot _____ A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that its users had no expectation of privacy when using the social network, pushing for a judge to th...
20:00, 06/02/2019

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the com...
23:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. judge orders Facebook to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after d...
18:32, 05/31/2019

Facebook uses people to ‘label’ content, posing privacy questions INDIA/SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India, has plowed through millions of Faceboo...
00:16, 05/07/2019

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in...
05:16, 06/13/2019

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status update...
04:32, 05/06/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses The social media giant Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it unde...
19:16, 05/14/2019

Zuckerberg jokes about Facebook’s privacy record in launching redesign For Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s relentless string of privacy scandals are a laughing matter. The 34 year-old techie was chuckling o...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Facebook to be fined $5bn for Cambridge Analytica privacy violations – reports The $5bn fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission against a technology companyThe Federal Trade Commission has reportedl...
00:00, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook exec meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmak...
01:00, 05/08/2019

US briefing: Venezuela coup attempt, Mueller and Facebook privacy Wednesday’s top story: Maduro claims victory over ‘deranged’ attempt to depose government. Plus, the crisis of violence against Native American women...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg announces privacy overhaul: ‘We don’t have the strongest reputation' At annual F8 developer conference, CEO focuses on ‘sense of intimacy’ and unveils plans for payments toolsEven Mark Zuckerberg couldn’t keep a straig...
17:48, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight - Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent pri...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital paymen...
20:32, 06/18/2019

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data fo...
08:00, 06/01/2019

What's new for Facebook? Zuckerberg says Messenger and WhatsApp can save privacy When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sh...
00:48, 04/30/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is vie...
19:16, 07/16/2019

Facebook Design Overhaul Sees Focus Shift To Privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging ...
06:48, 05/01/2019

Europe's top court sets date for opinion on Facebook privacy Europe's top court will give an opinion on Dec. 12 on Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems' landmark case against Facebook, which will affect how hu...
22:00, 07/09/2019

Facebook Says CEO Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, ...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Brazil court slashes fine for Facebook's refusal to share WhatsApp data Facebook Inc's fine for withholding WhatsApp messages from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais ($6 milli...
03:48, 06/26/2019

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 9 court hearing Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe's top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousan...
21:32, 07/03/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concer...
07:32, 06/19/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses -source The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according t...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses: source The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it ...
02:48, 05/14/2019

Google and Facebook are gonna hate Apple’s new privacy-preserving online ads Apple has outlined a new plan to make online ads private. A new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, aims to stop ads from...
13:32, 05/23/2019

Facebook is violating our privacy. Where are the cops? | Sarah Miller and Matt Stoller A company whose motto has been ‘Move Fast and Break Things’ cannot be relied upon to admit wrongdoingIn 2011, the Federal Trade Commission settled ch...
16:16, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 3-Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stres...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital paymen...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook says it's going to give your privacy back. At f8, Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell you how When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sh...
21:32, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after d...
20:48, 05/31/2019

Facebook expected to tout privacy in messaging at this week's developer conference Facebook's annual F8 developer conference promises to put a focus on the company's messaging apps as the social network shifts toward priva...
15:16, 04/29/2019

FOCUS-Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status update...
06:32, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil court slashes fine for Facebook's refusal to share WhatsApp data Facebook Inc's fine for withholding WhatsApp messages from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais ($6 milli...
02:32, 06/26/2019

Mark Zuckerberg explains how Facebook will make big bucks from privacy: Payments and commerce Facebook on Tuesday announced a bevy of new shopping features for its various apps, setting a business foundation for the company's pivot to pri...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Swiss group that's supposed to oversee privacy for Libra says it hasn't heard from Facebook at all The Swiss data protection agency said Tuesday it has not been contacted by Facebook about overseeing privacy protections for the Libra cryptocurrency...
21:32, 07/16/2019

Europe's huge privacy fines against Marriott and British Air are a warning for Google and Facebook The EU imposed record fines this week to British Airways and Marriott, marking far and away the biggest fines imposed under General Data Protection R...
18:16, 07/10/2019

Facebook has told federal investigators it’s open to heightened oversight of its privacy practices Stronger oversight of its data-collection practices could end a wide-ranging federal probe into a series of privacy abuses that came to light last ye...
03:00, 05/04/2019

Facebook investors brace for an update from Zuckerberg on the company's planned pivot to privacy With Facebook set to release quarterly results Wednesday afternoon, Wall Street wants to know how well the company is preparing to make money beyond ...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Canada accuses Facebook of breaking privacy laws, promises to take the company to court Canadian regulators on Thursday found that Facebook committed "serious" breaches of local laws over its mishandling of users' personal information, a...
01:16, 04/29/2019

Facebook falls following report that Zuckerberg emails link him to controversial privacy practices Facebook stock dropped on a Wall Street Journal report that the company uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant's...
21:32, 06/12/2019

Facebook worries emails could show Zuckerberg knew of questionable privacy practices Facebook Inc. uncovered emails that appear to show Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s connection to potentially problematic privacy practices at the c...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Leaked Facebook emails might prove Zuckerberg knew about questionable privacy practices Facebook is under investigation due to policies related to user privacy. Shocking, right? And this time around, things aren’t looking very good...
17:32, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses -source The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it ...
02:00, 05/14/2019

FaceApp's privacy concerns: How the app compares to Facebook, Instagram and SnapChat terms A new wave of interest has made FaceApp the top free entry in the Apple and Google app stores. It has also lead to privacy concerns.   ...
19:32, 07/18/2019

Facebook Says Mark Zuckerberg Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, ...
07:16, 06/13/2019

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency...
05:00, 07/16/2019

Firefox Deploys a Slew of New Privacy Features, Taking Aim at Facebook and Invasive Online Trackers There are plenty of browsers to choose from, but two of the most popular, when it comes to privacy at least, are headed down radically divergent path...
23:48, 06/04/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods sai...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Technical Issues Plague WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook; Users Complain And the apps are down again. Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users are facing problem in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the ...
00:16, 07/04/2019

A titan of global investing just booted Facebook from its do-good index as a direct result of privacy concerns Associated Press S&P Dow Jones Indices is removing Facebook from its S&P 500 ESG Index, which tracks companies that score well in its environmental,...
02:00, 06/14/2019

'Privacy-focused' Facebook puts the spotlight on groups Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out his vision for a privacy-focused social network as users choose to communicate in smaller groups and government...
10:00, 05/01/2019

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP) Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engag...
23:16, 07/19/2019

Here's one tax that restaurant owners just might approve of | Gene Marks Anthony Myint is promoting an optional 1% tax on dinner bills to help support California farmers tackle climate changeAsk any restaurant owner today ...
12:48, 05/05/2019

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.     ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

JPMorgan Shareholders Approve Jamie Dimon's Pay JPMorgan Chase investors voted to approve the chief executive’s pay at the bank’s annual meeting over the objections of ISS, the shareholder-advisory...
02:32, 05/22/2019

San Francisco Set to Approve First-of-Its-Kind Ban on E-Cigarette Sales The city of San Francisco has become the first in the U.S. to move to ban all sales of e-cigarettes in a unanimous vote by city supervisors, SFGate r...
07:32, 06/19/2019

Swiss Voters Approve Corporate-Tax Overhaul Swiss voters approved a government plan to eliminate certain tax breaks for multinational companies, bringing the country in line with international ...
22:16, 05/19/2019

EU's Tusk asks European Parliament to approve von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday asked the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the Eu...
16:16, 07/04/2019

France to approve first crypto-issuers as new rules loom France's financial watchdog is poised to approve a first tranche of cryptocurrency-related companies under new rules on digital coins, some of the fi...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Southwest Airlines mechanics approve contract, 20% raise DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines mechanics have approved a five-year contract that adds up to a 20% raise. Dallas-based Southwest on Tuesday announce...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Regulators approve shot to boost women’s sex drive Federal regulators approved a medication Friday to boost low sex drive for women that comes in the form of a shot to the thigh or abdomen. The approv...
10:48, 06/25/2019

U.S. to approve Huawei sales where there is no threat to national security The U.S. government said it will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China’s Huawei where there is no threat to national security.Re...
12:48, 07/10/2019

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administrat...
21:32, 07/12/2019

Austrian lawmakers approve elementary school headscarf ban Austrian lawmakers have approved plans to ban girls in elementary schools from wearing headscarves, a move that would add to existing restrictions on...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Bankruptcy judge to approve sale of Reading Eagle READING, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge says he intends to approve the sale of the Reading Eagle to a company known for taking over struggling newspapers...
18:48, 05/22/2019

U.S. to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei The U.S. government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China's Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce ...
22:32, 07/09/2019

Swiss voters approve tighter gun laws, lining up with the EU Swiss media say Swiss voters have approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European ...
17:32, 05/19/2019

US to Approve Sales It Deems Safe to Blacklisted Huawei The US government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China's Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Se...
01:48, 07/11/2019

Missouri lawmakers approve extreme eight-week abortion ban The legislation, which is expected to be signed by the governor, echoes even tighter restrictions passed by Alabama this weekMissouri lawmakers on Fr...
03:48, 05/18/2019

NY could approve sports betting next week, just not on mobile devices New York casinos will soon be taking sports bets. Even as hopes dim for mobile betting, the state Gaming Commission is expected to approve a new set ...
09:32, 06/07/2019

Mitsubishi Motors shareholders approve ouster of Ghosn TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors Corp. shareholders have approved the ouster of Carlos Ghosn, who was pivotal in the Japanese automaker’s three-w...
06:16, 06/21/2019

Alabama Lawmakers Approve "Chemical Castration" For Sex Offenders A bill in Alabama awaiting the governor's signature would require people convicted of certain sex offenses to undergo "chemical castration" as a cond...
06:16, 06/06/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to...
06:32, 05/17/2019

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in...
21:00, 07/09/2019

Catholic bishops approve new sex-abuse reporting hotline BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops have voted to create a new national sex-abuse hotline. The system would field allegations accusing bishops of ...
00:32, 06/13/2019

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French go...
22:48, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei The U.S. government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China's Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce ...
01:16, 07/10/2019

Vegas city officials approve marijuana consumption lounges LAS VEGAS (AP) — Legal marijuana smokers will soon be able to find lounges where they can light up in Las Vegas — but not in casinos, or in places se...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Morgan Stanley shareholders vote to approve executive pay, director Morgan Stanley said on Tuesday that more than 95 percent of shares voted to approve its executive compensation packages and that all of its directors...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Health officials approve drug to boost sex drive in women WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OKR...
06:16, 06/23/2019

Brazilians demonstrate to pressure Congress to approve Bolsonaro's reforms Brazilians gathered in cities on Sunday to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and to protest against lawmakers whom they see a...
20:32, 05/26/2019

Report says that the DOJ will approve the T-Mobile-Sprint deal with one crazy condition While the FCC is okay with the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, the Department of Justice (DOJ) is not. That's because both agencies have different responsibi...
09:48, 05/30/2019

FDA declines to approve Daiichi Sankyo's blood cancer treatment Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve its drug quizartinib as a treatment for adults...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the c...
07:48, 05/29/2019

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future ...
00:16, 07/12/2019

Florida lawmakers approve arming teachers with guns in classrooms Florida teachers will be able to carry guns in classrooms after undergoing police-style training and a psychiatric evaluation. Opponents say fewer gu...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Voters approve alcohol sales in western Kentucky city MARION, Ky. (AP) — Voters in a western Kentucky city have opted to allow alcohol sales. WPSD-TV reports 680 residents cast ballots in...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Swiss voters approve tighter gun control, avoid EU clash Swiss voters agreed by a nearly two-to-one margin on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a...
02:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online li...
08:48, 06/13/2019

FDA declines to approve Nabriva's antibiotic for urinary tract infections The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday declined to approve Nabriva Therapeutics Plc's antibiotic for complicated urinary tract infections (...
03:16, 05/01/2019

Jet Airways' lenders approve interim finance plan for the carrier Lenders to Jet Airways agreed on Friday to provide some interim financing to the bankrupt airline to help it cover legal and other costs, as resolut...
16:32, 07/19/2019

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does n...
21:16, 06/13/2019

House Democrats Approve LGBT Anti-Discrimination ‘Equality Act’ (WASHINGTON) — Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LG...
21:16, 05/17/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure ...
08:16, 06/03/2019

FDA declines to approve Acer Therapeutics' rare genetic disorder treatment Acer Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its treatment for a severe, rare genetic disorder tha...
03:48, 06/26/2019

Southwest Airlines Mechanics Approve Contract, Ending Long Impasse After almost seven years of negotiations, the union reached an agreement with the airline that gives its members $160 million in back pay and raises ...
23:32, 05/21/2019

New York latest state to approve driver's licenses for illegal immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States will be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday a...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ag...
21:00, 05/19/2019

Canada set to approve Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit Canada looks set to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but the move is unlikely to help Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of ...
07:16, 06/18/2019

FDA declines to approve Acer Therapeutics' treatment for rare genetic disorder Acer Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday its treatment for a severe, rare genetic disorder that can cause blood vessels to fatally rupture was declined ...
16:32, 06/25/2019

French Lawmakers Approve Steps to Speed Restoration of Notre Dame French lawmakers moved to fast-track the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral just under a month after its partial destruction by fire, approving meas...
16:16, 05/11/2019

House lawmakers approve $600M in budget to upgrade election security Exactly 17 months before the 2020 U.S. elections, a House subcommittee approved a bill Monday that would spend $600 million on increased security for...
01:32, 06/05/2019

CBOE Holdings Stockholders Approve Share Issuance In Bats Merger CHICAGO, IL – January 17, 2017 – At a special meeting of stockholders of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) held today, CBOE Holdings stockholders vo...
19:32, 05/01/2019

Canada set to approve hotly-debated pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit Canada looks set to approve a hotly-debated plan to expand an oil pipeline this week, people familiar with the process told Reuters, but the move is ...
19:48, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 1-FDA declines to approve Nabriva's antibiotic for urinary tract infections The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday declined to approve Nabriva Therapeutics Plc's antibiotic for complicated urinary tract infections (...
07:16, 05/01/2019

U.S. senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identificat...
23:32, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-JPMorgan shareholders approve executive pay, fewer votes than last year JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 72% of shareholder votes approved its executive compensation packages, marking unusual opposition to p...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identificat...
23:48, 04/29/2019

U.S. regulators partially approve Plains Cactus II crude pipeline rate structure U.S. energy regulators on Monday partially approved the rate structure and terms of service for Plains All American Pipeline LP's Cactus II crude lin...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Senate fails to approve Iran resolution, after longest vote in chamber’s history The Senate on Friday, after a record-breaking 10-hour vote, failed to approve a resolution that would require President Trump to get congressional ap...
23:48, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identificat...
23:32, 04/29/2019

Denver voters narrowly approve measure to become first US city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ DENVER (AP) — Denver voters narrowly approve measure to become first US city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’...
03:48, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-FDA declines to approve Acer Therapeutics' treatment for rare genetic disorder Acer Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday its treatment for a severe, rare genetic disorder that can cause blood vessels to fatally rupture was declined ...
16:32, 06/25/2019

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's pol...
01:32, 05/23/2019

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.   ...
04:00, 06/12/2019

Democrats Approve Contempt for Barr After Trump Claims Privilege Over Full Mueller Report The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt after President Trump asserted executive privilege over the ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook officia...
02:32, 06/27/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are mess...
05:16, 05/10/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has ...
19:48, 05/09/2019

FERC allays climate change worries to approve pipeline to move natural gas from Pennsylvania to Northeast The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission managed to allay concerns about greenhouse gas emissions to issue a long-sought permit Friday to build a pip...
08:32, 05/04/2019

Alibaba shareholders approve stock split that could boost shares ahead of reported Hong Kong IPO The one-to-eight stock split would mean the current number of ordinary shares — which stands at 4 billion — will increase to 32 billion. It comes ahe...
08:48, 07/16/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Fac...
02:16, 06/28/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder ...
03:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark ...
01:00, 05/10/2019

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsA...
09:48, 07/09/2019

Brian May applauds Adam Lambert, says Freddie Mercury 'would approve, big time' Queen co-founder Brian May said Adam Lambert is "the reason we are still alive as a functioning rock band."        ...
09:32, 07/18/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Ins...
01:16, 05/12/2019

Alphabet's Q1 brought down by EC fine Google's parent company delivered mixed first quarter financial results due in part to the recent $1.7 billion antitrust fine​ by the European Commis...
23:48, 04/29/2019

The costliest $29 they’ll ever win: NJ levies $25K fine ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A gambler from Nevada lost $29 on a New Jersey internet gambling site, but the transactions cost a technology company $25,...
18:32, 05/09/2019

Ordered Deported, Then Sent a $497,777 Fine From ICE Immigrants avoiding deportation by living in houses of worship received notices that they would be fined, the latest measure taken in an ongoing crac...
08:48, 07/05/2019

Apple will be fine without Jony Ive You could smell the hysteria at the news. Where will Apple, a company famous for its commitment to design and its famous designer, go from here? Sir ...
20:00, 06/28/2019

'Euphoria': Louis Tomlinson says he didn't approve fake sex scene with Harry Styles HBO's "Euphoria" is polarizing viewers once again with an animated sex scene between former One Direction bandmates Harry Styles and Louis Tomli...
04:16, 07/02/2019

Qualcomm will appeal €242m EU fine Qualcomm will appeal a €242 million fine handed out by the European Commission (EC) for the abuse of its dominant position in the 3G baseband ...
14:00, 07/19/2019

Ars on your lunch break: There’s hope, and we’ll all be fine… probably Enlarge / This robot doesn't want to murder you or give you weaponized SARSbola! It just wants to vaccinate you! (Probably!) (credit: Donald Iain Smi...
21:48, 06/20/2019

| Outcry at £6,500 fine over Hillsborough disaster Relatives of victims of the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster have voiced shock after the only person ever convicted over the tragedy was s...
22:48, 05/13/2019

US Federal Reserve is 'doing a fine job,' IMF's Zhang says The U.S. Federal Reserve has come under fire in recent months for not lowering interest rates but the IMF's deputy managing director defended th...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Lucifer's Cars Are Fine but We Fixed Them Lucifer, a wonderful show about a crime-solving devil who’s bored with Hell and living in Los Angeles instead, came back for a fourth season this yea...
11:16, 06/04/2019

Qualcomm Hit by Second Antitrust Fine in Europe The EU is imposing a $272 million fine on Qualcomm, its second penalty on the chip maker in 18 months, and its latest move targeting top U.S. tech co...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Hey Hollywood, Tig Notaro is just fine with not knowing who you are When Tig Notaro first started dating her wife, actress Stephanie Allynne, the two went to see a movie together, and that day, Notaro discovered who A...
16:48, 07/02/2019

Joe Biden's Campaign Pretends That Everything's Fine Former Vice President Joe Biden has been having a rough night during Thursday’s Democratic primary debate. Nevertheless, you’ve gotta respect the she...
06:00, 06/28/2019

Gentry ecstatic for top pick, says AD 'will be fine' Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry didn't hold back in celebrating the team winning the right to draft Zion Williamson, which he hopes can convince Ant...
11:48, 05/15/2019

Resolved: A $15 Minimum Wage Is Fine The issue of minimum wage is not as simple as you, a moron, saying “I would like to be paid more money.” It is about complex economics. Now we have a...
02:00, 07/10/2019

UK's Prince William says it's fine for his kids to be gay Britain's Prince William said on Wednesday it would be absolutely fine if one of his children was gay but admitted he was worried about the persecuti...
20:16, 06/26/2019

Fine, we'll bite: Who should Keanu hypothetically play in the MCU? Apparently no longer content with periodically breaking America’s nerdiest hearts, Marvel Cinematic Universe mastermind Kevin Feige is now bound and ...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Wynn pays record $35.5M fine to Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts has paid a record $35.5 million in fines to Massachusetts and won’t appeal the decision. The company’s board o...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Android Q’s new gestures were ripped off from the iPhone X, and that’s just fine During yesterday’s I/O developer conference, Google provided us with a lot more information about Android Q, the company’s next-gen versi...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Mets fine Callaway, Vargas after run-in with reporter Mets fine manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas for their expletive-filled confrontation with a reporter      &#...
23:32, 06/24/2019

One Huge Tennis Fine Is Overturned, Another Upheld Anna Tatishvili won an appeal to reclaim her prize money from the French Open, where she lost in the first round and was accused of not performing at...
02:48, 07/20/2019

Phil Spencer: xCloud runs 'fine' on 4G Xbox needs cloud gaming to work. Microsoft has been pushing the industry toward a digital-first, streaming future since 2013 -- years before players ...
18:00, 06/11/2019

McConnell Is Fine With Trump's Unhinged Racism Less that 24 hours after President Donald Trump smirked his way through his raucous crowd chanting “send her back” amid his ongoing racist attacks on...
20:16, 07/18/2019

Prince William Says It Would Be "Absolutely Fine by Me" If His Kids Were Gay Prince William said it would be "absolutely fine by me" if his children came out as gay or lesbian. The topic came up during his Wednesday visit to ...
17:48, 06/26/2019

Fear not, parents: Your middle kids are going to be just fine. Our kids’ desires for engagement and attention fluctuate based on their age, personality and how a given day happens to be going. But are these thing...
16:16, 07/02/2019

How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities hav...
19:16, 06/11/2019

Porsche will pay $599 million fine over diesel affair German prosecutors said Porsche's development department had neglected its legal obligations, which ultimately led to the sale of diesel cars that di...
18:32, 05/07/2019

World Cup Players Say Muscles and Makeup Mix Just Fine, Thanks Rejecting notions about how they should present themselves as female athletes, the women are turning to colorful hair and bold lips to showcase their...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Cam Reddish is the forgotten Duke star and that’s fine with him Across the room, the mob was waiting for Zion Williamson. The expected No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft was due at the Grand Hyatt ballroom any secon...
12:00, 06/20/2019

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior minist...
02:48, 06/12/2019

GOP Ghoul on Children Dying at the Border: 'Fine!' Republicans have made it known just how they feel about migrant children being treated ruthlessly and dying at the border (hint: they do not care!!) ...
16:32, 05/29/2019

AP Exclusive: 25 years after murders, OJ says ‘Life is fine’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson says his life now is fine after 25 years living under the shadow of one of the United States’ most notorious mu...
08:48, 06/10/2019

Double Fine joins Microsoft Studios Microsoft Studios has been on an acquisition spree over the past year or so, snatching up the likes of Ninja Theory, Playground Games, InXile, and Ob...
08:48, 06/10/2019

The Grid Might Survive an Electromagnetic Pulse Just Fine A new report enters the debate over whether an EMP from a nuclear blast or a solar flare would cripple the power grid and concludes that actually, we...
18:16, 04/30/2019

Maxi Hughes in fine form at lightweight Maxi Hughes wins English title eliminator. Andy Whittle reports from ringside The post Maxi Hughes in fine form at lightweight appeared first on Boxi...
15:32, 07/08/2019

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions. ...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Poland’s sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her new-borns WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The 29-year-old mother of Poland’s new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in an...
13:16, 05/21/2019

Poland's sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her new-borns The 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are s...
15:32, 05/21/2019

Merkel says she is fine and 'working through' shaking after third bout German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time on Wed...
14:48, 07/10/2019

| US spa to pay fine for denying service to blind customer A spa in Los Angeles has agreed to change its policies and pay damages to a blind man denied access to the facility on grounds "his kind" would not b...
04:00, 07/11/2019

Poland's sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her newborns The 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are s...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Opinion: The fine art of defusing Italy's budget row The European Commission has once again said that Italy's fiscal policies lack prudence and violate the bloc's budget rules. DW's Andreas Rostek looks...
20:48, 06/05/2019

Poland sextuplets doing fine after premature birth A 29-year-old Polish mother who gave birth to sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where the infa...
05:00, 05/23/2019

"Absolutely Fine By Me" If Children Came Out As Gay: Prince William Britain's Prince William said Wednesday it would be "fine by me" if his children came out as homosexual, but worried about the pressures it could pla...
05:00, 06/27/2019

The Steelers think they’ll be just fine on offense, and more NFL offseason takeaways Pittsburgh is retooling after losing Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown. Plus, the Cardinals adopted the Air Raid, and the Jaguars are dealing with distr...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Prince William: I’d be absolutely fine if my children were gay But he voices concern about persecution they may face if they came out as gay or lesbianThe Duke of Cambridge has said he worries about the pressures...
18:16, 06/26/2019

Kamala Harris wants to fine companies that pay men more than women NEW YORK — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corp...
13:00, 05/20/2019

FAA proposes $715,000 fine for Allegiant over engine work WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety regulators want to fine Allegiant Air more than $715,000, saying the discount airline failed to properly fix an engi...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see gr...
22:00, 06/28/2019

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.  ...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Microsoft 365 Gets More Privacy Controls Microsoft has added new features to Microsoft 365 that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investi...
15:32, 05/01/2019

What's been done for data privacy since GDPR? This year, privacy continues to be the most important aspect of data management as an increasing number of consumers are growing concerned about thei...
12:48, 05/15/2019

The Kyrie Irving era in Boston may soon end, and some Celtics fans are just fine with that With disappointing performances against the Bucks, following a turbulent regular season, the all-star guard has worn out his welcome with a vocal seg...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Hello Kitty producer slapped with EU fine for restricting sales Hello Kitty fans in search of the latest merchandise can now shop across the EU as they please after the bloc fined the popular character's producer,...
21:48, 07/09/2019

Violent ‘Fortnite’ made me the world’s meanest mom — and I’m fine with it I am the meanest mom in the world: I won’t let my kid play “Fortnite Battle Royale.” My objections may be futile — with 200 million regis...
15:16, 05/02/2019

Firmino "will be fine" for Champions League final, says Klopp "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said Brazilian striker Roberto Firmino should be fit to face Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday\u0027s Champions Leagu...
17:32, 05/28/2019

Germany may fine parents who haven’t vaccinated their kids BERLIN — Germany’s health minister is proposing fines for parents of school-age children who haven’t been vaccinated for measles amid concern that th...
00:32, 05/07/2019

Colorado hopes to fine gas car drivers who park at EV stations It's already hard enough to find an electric car charging station, but it's worse when you have to deal with passive-aggressive types (or j...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Fine, extended suspension for boxer who kissed reporter LOS ANGELES (AP) — A boxer who kissed a reporter without her consent during a post-fight interview must complete a sexual harassment course and pay a...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Yankees HRs jolt Paddack, Paxton fine in 7-0 win over Padres DJ LeMahieu and Luke Voit jolted prime rookie Chris Paddack with instant home runs, James Paxton pitched four hitless innings in his return from the ...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Reckitt Benckiser to pay record $1.4bn fine over opioid sales Maker of Nurofen and Durex reaches deal with authorities over allegedly fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn ...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Russian watchdog to fine Samsung over smartphone pricing: RIA Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog plans to fine South Korean electronic giant Samsung over the pricing of its smartphones, RIA news agency cited the wa...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Trump says a gay person running for president is ‘absolutely fine’ President Trump had some good-natured fun trying to pronounce democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s name — but proclaimed that he though...
03:32, 05/17/2019

Hello Kitty slapped with EU fine owner for restricting sales Hello Kitty fans in search of the latest merchandise can now shop across the EU as they please after the bloc fined the popular character's producer,...
18:16, 07/09/2019

Being blamed for the oil tanker attack suits Iran just fine In the not very complicated mystery over the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, there are two prime suspects. Only one, however, stands to b...
18:48, 06/18/2019

Bird saves German motorist from speeding fine Help came from above for one German motorist whose car was snapped by a speed camera in the western German town of Viersen. Police decided not to imp...
07:48, 05/28/2019

Serco to pay $24 million fine over electronic tagging scandal A division of Britain's Serco is close to securing a deal under which it will pay a 19.2 million pound ($24 million) fine that looks to draw a line u...
17:00, 07/03/2019

Normal Trading To Continue From Thursday, Says NSE After Sebi's Fine The National Stock Exchange (NSE) said on Wednesday that market regulator Sebi's orders will not affect its functioning as a recognised stock exchan...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU fine over restrictive ad contracts As was expected, Google is appealing a €1.49 billion ($1.7 billion) fine laid against it by the European Commission related to its AdSense adver...
16:48, 06/05/2019

Brian Lara in hospital after chest pains but says he is fine Lara taken to Mumbai hospital after minor heart scareLara says: ‘The doctors were happy there is nothing major’The former West Indies captain Brian L...
20:48, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Wimbledon executive says seeding system is fine The chief executive of the All England Club says the formula used to seed players at Wimbledon is not contentious       ...
03:16, 07/02/2019

Marriott faces $123 million UK fine over data breach Marriott might soon face a stiff penalty for the massive November 2018 data breach. The UK's Information Commissioner's Office plans to fi...
18:48, 07/09/2019

Neo-Nazi Site Hit With $4.1 Million Fine in Defamation Lawsuit The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer was ordered to pay $4.1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought against it by SiriusXM Radio host D...
08:32, 06/13/2019

| Tough new standards have Aussies fine-tuned for worlds Coach Jacco Verhaeren has set brutally difficult qualifying standards to make Australia's team for the FINA World Championships team after a poor sho...
08:16, 07/16/2019

Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more tha...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Simmons moving past fine for elbowing Lowry Philadelphia's Ben Simmons said he's not worried about the $20,000 fine he received for elbowing Toronto's Kyle Lowry in the groin in Game 3 of their...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Vermont College of Fine Arts has interim president MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The board of the Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier has appointed an interim school president. The Times Argus reports...
18:48, 06/29/2019

Proposed legislation could fine those texting while walking in New York While drivers in New York cannot text while behind the wheel, the New York State Senate is working on legislation (via USA Today) that would ticket p...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Kawhi Leonard reacts to Doc Rivers’ tampering fine TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard didn’t sound thrilled Saturday that the Clippers were fined $50,000 by the NBA because coach Doc Rivers lavishly praised his ...
06:48, 06/02/2019

BA faces £183m fine over passenger data breach ICO says personal data of 500,000 customers was stolen from website and mobile app British Airways is to be fined more than £183m by the Information ...
13:16, 07/08/2019

S.E.C. Tells Brokers to Work for You, but Don’t Skip the Fine Print Consumer advocates say rule changes have weakened the standards governing one class of financial professionals while giving an unwarranted veneer of ...
06:00, 06/07/2019

BA faces £183m fine over customer data breach The owner of British Airways is facing a fine of £183.4m after a data breach which saw personal details belonging to 500,000 people compromised....
10:48, 07/08/2019

Fears of AI-powered hacking are misplaced as criminals are doing fine without it Artificial intelligence is captivating tech news audiences. Unfortunately, growing expectations for AI’s impact on legitimate business have spawned a...
22:00, 07/11/2019

'Leaked' Musk Email Swears Tesla Is Doing Just Fine, Nothing to See Here Musk claps back at the haters and losers, Moody’s dings Nissan’s credit rating, a very expensive Olympic taxi, and BMW releases a scooter because why...
17:16, 05/24/2019

Fine, Michelle Rodriguez will do another Fast And Furious movie Back in 2017, Michelle Rodriguez declared that she’s done with the Fast And Furious series unless the producers commit showing “some love to the wome...
22:00, 05/19/2019

David Ortiz doing ‘fine’ after surgery for gunshot wound Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was in stable condition and doing “fine” Monday after a gunman ambushed him in the Dominican Republic, acco...
13:48, 06/10/2019

O.J. Simpson says 'Life is fine' 25 years after notorious homicides: AP Former football star and television personality O.J. Simpson said that he and his family have moved on from the "trial of the century" that saw him c...
14:32, 06/10/2019

Man recorded jumping on pelican gets 90 days in jail, $1,000 fine A Maryland man who was recorded jumping on top pelican in Florida recently received a $1,000 fine and 90 days in jail.      ...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Zambian president threatens to fine miners who break law Zambia will fine and break ties with mining firms that fail to operate according to the southern African country's laws, President Edgar Lungu said o...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Kyle Langford’s £1,000 fine for run-in with official ‘lenient’ and ‘derisory’ • British 800m runner appeared to grab 74-year-old by throat• Toni Minichiello among coaches to criticise UKA’s punishmentUK Athletics’ decision to f...
17:16, 07/17/2019

Merkel has third bout of shaking, says she is fine and 'working through' issue German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time on Wed...
20:32, 07/10/2019

Angela Merkel, Seen Trembling At Official Ceremony, Says She's "Fine" German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony Tuesday, saying she was just a bi...
07:00, 06/19/2019

German leader Merkel says ‘I’m fine’ after shaking at events BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters’ questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month i...
12:16, 06/29/2019

O.J. Simpson Says "Life Is Fine" 25 Years After Murder Trial O.J. Simpson is living life in the present. Twenty-five years ago, on June 12, 1994, his ex wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

RBI Imposes Rs 2 Crore Fine On Kotak Mahindra Bank The RBI said it decided to impose a penalty after reviewing the bank's reply to a notice seeking an explanation about why it had not complied with re...
11:32, 06/08/2019

Italy adopts decree that could fine migrant rescuers up to €50,000 New bill would fine NGOs bringing migrants on shore without permission but UN says it penalises rescues at seaThe Italian government has introduced a...
01:16, 06/16/2019

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data prot...
17:48, 07/07/2019

Google: new products, increased privacy (NBC News) The next generation of Google is on display this week at the company’s developer conference. Google unveiled a line of lower-cost Pi...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Hey Google, stop trying to redefine privacy Privacy was one of the themes of Google’s I/O keynote this year, and that’s understandable given what the competition has been doing all ...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, t...
02:48, 05/11/2019

Predicting the Future of Internet Privacy Every day, a new headline reminds us that keeping our online data private remains a constant struggle. Ongoing controversies involving Facebook and o...
16:16, 07/10/2019

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help by...
14:48, 05/22/2019

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Privacy is Apple’s most premium product Apple announced a bunch of cool stuff at its developer conference yesterday: a new Mac pro, iOS 13 with dark mode, a new photos app, and iPadOS with ...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Apple introduces new privacy options At the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 3, Apple revealed new privacy settings including one-time location sharing and a ‘Sign in with Apple’ ...
21:48, 06/03/2019

Having Your ID Scanned at Bars Sucks For Your Privacy We’ve all been there—maybe you’ve had a little too much to drink and a bouncer is questioning your balance as they scan your ID. Unfortunately, at le...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)    &#...
00:00, 06/04/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic a...
16:16, 05/01/2019

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying...
13:48, 07/14/2019

Using FaceApp to age your photos may be fun, but you could be giving up your privacy FaceApp, which lets you take a photo of yourself and add a filter that shows you much older, is raising some concerns with privacy experts.  &#...
18:32, 07/17/2019

Sara Netanyahu sentenced to pay fine for misusing state funds JERUSALEM — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magis...
14:00, 06/16/2019

The Dodge Journey Proves That Old Vehicle Platforms Work Just Fine “Did You Know Dodge Still Makes The Journey?” we asked in 2015, baffled that Fiat Chrysler still built a mediocre DaimlerChrysler-era SUV loosely bas...
05:48, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Wynn Resorts keeps Massachusetts gaming license with $35 mln fine Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and fo...
07:16, 05/01/2019

'Unwell' Tomic to appeal against Wimbledon fine for playing below standards "Australian Bernard Tomic said he planned to appeal against his fine for not playing to \"required professional standards\" during his 58-minute, fir...
14:16, 07/07/2019

Zuckerberg takes $5B fine in stride at ‘Summer Camp for Billionaires’ Mark Zuckerberg didn’t let a little thing like a $5 billion fine spoil his weekend. The Facebook founder hobnobbed with fellow billionaires at ...
17:32, 07/13/2019

Wisconsin city’s anti-bullying ordinance would fine parents A Wisconsin city is considering putting into place an anti-bullying ordinance that would fine parents if their children bully others. Wisconsin Rapid...
01:16, 06/13/2019

Belgian ex-king ordered to take paternity test or pay daily fine A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine ...
17:00, 05/17/2019

All-in-one ETFs: why you may be fine buying a single investment and holding it until retirement Some experts say the new all-in-one ETFs offer a globally diversified, professionally managed and low-cost investment that might be all you need in y...
15:48, 05/11/2019

Get your children vaccinated or face fine: German health minister German Health Minister Jens Spahn has drawn up draft legislation to oblige parents to get their children vaccinated against measles or else face fine...
15:16, 05/05/2019

Amazon’s bloody ‘I’m Fine’ T-shirt is no joke: stabbing victim’s mom The mother of a stabbing victim is calling out Amazon for selling tasteless tees that make light of the deadly crime that took her son’s life. ...
16:48, 06/26/2019

California to fine developer for building pricey beach hotel LOS ANGELES (AP) — A developer could be hit with a record $25 million in fines and fees for constructing a high-priced hotel on the Southern Californ...
09:32, 05/08/2019

Wynn Resorts keeps Massachusetts gaming license with $35 million fine Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and fo...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Jensen Huang interview — ‘the foundations of gaming are just fine, just fantastic’ Nvidia's financials for the first fiscal quarter were down compared to a year ago. But CEO Jensen Huang says the fundamentals of gaming and AI are st...
06:48, 05/19/2019

UK regulator to hit British Airways with record fine over 2018 hack The UK's data privacy authority has announced it intends to levy its largest ever fine against airline British Airways (BA). The airline will ha...
14:00, 07/08/2019

Bosch to pay $100 million fine in Germany over emissions-cheat software Bosch has agreed to pay a $100 million fine for lapses in supervisory duties that enabled automakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecut...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Bosch pays 90-million-euro fine over diesel scandal The penalty may be significantly less than the ones handed out to Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche, but auto parts supplier Bosch has become the latest b...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine by UK Watchdog for Data Hack The massive breach of Marriott reservation databases could lead to a GBP 99 million ($124 million) fine under the General Data Protection Regulation....
01:48, 07/11/2019

New York mayor threatens to fine Trump Organization over pollution New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is considering a run for the White House in 2020, on Monday threatened to fine the Trump Organization $2.1 million...
21:48, 05/13/2019

British Airways faces $229M fine over data breach LONDON — British Airways is facing a $229 million fine over a breach that compromised information on half a million customers — the biggest penalty t...
22:48, 07/08/2019

Carnival Will Pay a $20 Million Fine for Polluting the Oceans With Its Cruise Ships (MIAMI) — Carnival Corp. has reached a tentative settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agreed to p...
08:48, 06/04/2019

Microsoft Buys Psychonauts 2 Developer Double Fine Productions Surprising the audience in attendance at its E3 2019 press conference (and basically everyone), Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Double...
02:16, 06/10/2019

French Open shows present and future of tennis are just fine Historic wins from Rafael Nadal and Ashleigh Barty should comfort anyone worried about what will happen when tennis' most celebrated athletes finall...
02:16, 06/10/2019

Double Fine Productions is Microsoft’s latest Xbox acquisition Enlarge / Tim Schafer introduces himself as part of Microsoft for the first time. LOS ANGELES—"For the last 19 years, we've been independent. Then...
04:32, 06/10/2019

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Rea...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Jaguars fine absent linebacker Smith $88K for missing camp JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Absent linebacker Telvin Smith says the Jacksonville Jaguars fined him $88,650 for missing the team’s mandatory, thre...
09:00, 06/16/2019

Vitol faces possible $6 million fine for U.S. power market manipulation Global energy trader Vitol faces a possible fine of $6 million from a U.S. energy regulator for alleged manipulation in California's power market, an...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Italy to fine migrant rescue boats without OK to enter ports ROME (AP) — Italy’s populist government has approved stiff fines for migrant rescue boats that defy orders to stay out of Italian waters. Inter...
22:16, 06/11/2019

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds (...
22:00, 07/09/2019

NASA addresses Trump’s bizarre Moon tweet, says everything is fine It was only a couple of months ago that Donald Trump sent Mike Pence to deliver a directive to NASA, publicly commanding the space agency to return c...
04:00, 06/12/2019

German parents face fine for refusing measles vaccination Law would make vaccination mandatory for children in schools and nurseriesParents who refuse to vaccinate their children against measles in Germany c...
13:48, 05/06/2019

The NFL will not discipline or fine Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who was investigated after an accusation that he physically abused his son, will not be suspended or fi...
19:48, 07/19/2019

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent You From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your...
22:32, 05/29/2019

Apple faces a fine as large as $26.6 billion in antitrust probe The Financial Times reports today that complaints made by music streamer Spotify against Apple will be investigated by the EU competition commission....
11:16, 05/06/2019

Marriott faces £99m fine over massive customer data breach The Marriott International hotel chain is facing a £99m fine relating to a data breach that is believed to have affected around 339 million cust...
21:32, 07/09/2019

British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach A U.K. privacy watchdog has proposed a $230 million fine for the owner of British Airways—a potentially record, privacy-related penalty in Europe—all...
14:16, 07/09/2019

PM seeks new powers to fine firms exploiting customer loyalty Plans have been announced to bolster the powers of UK regulators, as the government seeks to end so-called loyalty penalties costing households billi...
12:00, 06/18/2019

VW’s Porsche agrees to 535 million euro fine in diesel case FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen’s Porsche division says it has agreed with prosecutors to pay a 535 million euro ($598 million) fine for n...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Hasbro's Made Some Fine Overwatch Action Figures, Except For Reaper Hasbro’s Overwatch Ultimates action figure line, which is hitting store shelves as we speak, gives fans of Blizzard’s hero shooter a less-expensive a...
20:00, 05/07/2019

England can learn from World Cup pain as USA expose fine margins at the top Phil Neville said he did not want any tears as his England players dragged themselves from the turf and gathered for a post-match huddle, but many of...
13:32, 07/03/2019

The Hot Zone makes for a fine thriller and cautionary tale, and every so often works as both In a sense, there’s no way that The Hot Zone could avoid being somewhat anticlimactic. As anyone alive to read this can personally attest, the popula...
00:48, 05/28/2019

Wolff: There's a fine line between hard racing and bumper cars Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff would back changes to the regulations to allow "harder racing" in Formula One, but he said he believes the stewards at ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

In Trump probes, Congress wary of power to arrest, fine A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts -- not long-dorma...
23:16, 06/12/2019

Marriott owner facing huge GDPR breach fine The owner of the Marriott hotel chain is set to face a £99m fine following a data breach that left thousand of customer details exposed.The fine...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Adam Schiff indicates he may fine Trump associates $25K per day for not complying with subpoenas House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., indicated that he and his colleagues could impose hefty fines on people like Attorney Ge...
18:32, 05/11/2019

North of Cooperstown, a Hall of Fame That Fits Canada Just Fine The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame has modest roots, but a recent expansion offers more room to preserve the country’s sometimes-quirky involvement i...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Ford suits show ‘fine line' in patent cases Ford, which teaches engineers to "copy with pride" when they see someone else has a better solution, faces several allegations of intellectual-proper...
07:32, 06/17/2019

EU regulators fine five banks 1.07 billion euros for forex rigging EU antitrust regulators on Thursday fined Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a total of 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion)...
13:16, 05/16/2019

Apple’s Tim Cook on leaning in to journalism and privacy Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in March that the tech giant was leaning into the news business by launching a news service. Will the company’s enhanced...
08:48, 05/11/2019

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha ve...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Microsoft Insists Improvements in AI Need Not Come at the Cost of Privacy Microsoft announced a "zero-code" experience for the people who don't write code and brought a "code-first" machine learning experience for developer...
16:16, 05/15/2019

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what ...
11:48, 05/23/2019

Apple's Period Tracker Will Be Relatively Good for Your Privacy When Apple announced this week that they will add a menstrual cycle tracker to the Apple Watch, they were very careful to emphasize that the data you...
02:48, 06/05/2019

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its polici...
01:00, 06/07/2019

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription...
23:16, 07/03/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and c...
19:32, 05/09/2019

Apple focuses on speed, privacy with new software Apple announced upcoming changes to its phone, watch and computer software that highlight its increasing emphasis on digital services, speed and pers...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Here's Every New Privacy Feature Apple Announced Today Apple has been facing increased criticism of its privacy practices lately and rightfully so. During CES 2019 last year, the company tried trolling vi...
12:00, 06/04/2019

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now There are many other tricks for keeping our personal data away from snoops and hackers. Most of them have to do with changing your default settings. ...
16:00, 07/18/2019

How to Find Google Pay's Hidden Privacy Settings Google Pay is an online paying system and digital wallet that makes it easy to buy anything on your mobile device or with your mobile device. But if ...
23:48, 05/15/2019

To Rein In Big Tech, EU Thinks Privacy, Not Prices Europe has taken the lead among democracies in policing the web business. With a mixture of legal actions and new rules tailored for the digital worl...
16:48, 05/24/2019

The Privacy Problems Lurking in Apple's App Store A decade ago, privacy was declared “dead.” Now it’s risen as a global issue that governments, technologists, and consumers are fighting, often withou...
23:48, 06/04/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to speak about privacy and regulation As public and government scrutiny of Facebook's power and influence grows, CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Wednesday t...
12:00, 06/26/2019

AI Weekly: Google focused on privacy at I/O 2019 At I/O 2019, Google made an effort to bring privacy to the fore -- particularly in the area of artificial intelligence and machine learning.Read More...
15:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP repor...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Google’s privacy promises don’t sway many experts MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is preparing new privacy tools intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked online. ...
09:32, 05/08/2019

These are the big changes coming to search, online privacy and Android This year at Google IO 2019, we were shown all manner of things - and once again, it was the hardware that stole the show, although there were some r...
08:32, 05/08/2019

Google promises better privacy, smarter AI tools Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're ...
07:16, 05/08/2019

Apple's Newest Luxury Product Is Privacy Apple wants to sell you all kinds of new services: music, magazines, a TV show about the Russians landing on the Moon first. But with the announcemen...
18:16, 06/04/2019

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to co...
00:00, 05/22/2019

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegat...
22:32, 07/18/2019

Gmail's log of all of your purchases pops up in the privacy debate As we become ever more aware about the data companies are tracking about us, we're even more concerned about how they're using it. During I...
04:32, 05/18/2019

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users. UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told a...
20:00, 07/02/2019

New Firefox Competes With Chrome on Speed And Privacy Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox on Tuesday spotlighting its speed and privacy features as the San Francisco-based open source upstarts cont...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Privacy-first browsers look to take the shine off Google’s Chrome Before Google, Facebook and Amazon, tech dominance was known by a single name: Microsoft. And no product was more dominant than Microsoft’s web brows...
03:48, 07/06/2019

FTC reportedly investigating YouTube over children's privacy YouTube may have a particularly strong incentive to change how it handles kids' videos -- it appears to be under government scrutiny for its beh...
02:00, 06/20/2019

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoi...
18:16, 05/31/2019

Instagram influencer protests outside Reitmans head office over ‘Mom, I’m fine’ campaign For the past week, content creator and Instagram influencer Jonathan Kubben has been peacefully protesting metres away from the Reitmans head office....
06:32, 07/01/2019

Massachusetts says Wynn Resorts can retain gaming license with fine, other conditions Massachusetts gaming regulators said on Tuesday that Wynn Resorts Ltd can retain its gaming license needed to run a $2.6 billion casino built outside...
07:16, 05/01/2019

Regulators fine British Airways record $230M for data breach The British government said Monday it will fine British Airways a record $230 million for a security breach that affected the personal data of about ...
14:16, 07/08/2019

James Harden reportedly suffered no cornea damage and may be fine for Game 3 After the Rockets guard was accidentally hit in the face by the Warriors' Draymond Green in Game 2 of their playoff series, he briefly left the conte...
12:16, 05/02/2019

Masahiro Tanaka caps MLB All-Star Game dream in fine fashion CLEVELAND — Five years later than he hoped, Masahiro Tanaka enjoyed his first All-Star Game experience. The Yankees’ veteran right-hander made his Mi...
07:00, 07/10/2019

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU antitrust fine over 'illegal' advertising practices Google has appealed a $1.7 billion fine from the European Commission for stifling competition in the online advertising industry, the company said We...
14:16, 06/05/2019

How to fine-tune macOS Mojave's General settings to match your preferences Follow this guided tour of macOS Mojave's General System Preferences to get even more out of how you interact with and operate the Apple OS each day....
17:16, 05/07/2019

Double Fine's post-apocalyptic adventure 'Rad' arrives August 20th Rad, the latest game to come from the minds of indie game darlings Tim Schafer and Lee Petty at Double Fine Productions, officially has a release dat...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Brooks Koepka is playing second fiddle to his caddie this week and he's fine with that World No. 1 golfer Brooks Koepka arrives at the Open Championship needing to play Royal Portrush as well as his caddie Ricky Elliott has.  ...
18:48, 07/16/2019

British Airways gets hammered with a record £183m fine for data breach The ICO has penalized British Airways with a record fine of £183 million for a data breach that occurred last year.The incident came to light la...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Norris rewarded for fine start with 2020 seat at McLaren along with Sainz "McLaren killed off any summer speculation on Tuesday by announcing that they will keep the same Formula One driver lineup of Lando Norris and Carlos...
00:32, 07/10/2019

Exxon agrees to $1 million fine over 2011 Yellowstone River oil spill Exxon Mobil Corp has agreed to pay a $1 million civil penalty to settle U.S. charges involving a 2011 pipeline rupture that spilled oil into the Yell...
18:32, 06/05/2019

Mets fine manager, pitcher after ugly clubhouse confrontation with reporter The episode involving Mickey Callaway and Jason Vargas unfolded in the visitors’ clubhouse at Wrigley Field, after the New York Mets lost to the Chic...
06:48, 06/25/2019

Woman who filmed man 'masturbating' on train claims she's facing jail and fine of £40,000 A FEMALE train passenger who filmed a man who was allegedly masturbating while looking directly at her claims she could be fined £40,000 for invading...
17:16, 07/02/2019

The Ford Ranger's Crash Protection Is Fine but Its Headlights Aren't: IIHS The Ford Ranger returned to America for the 2019 model year, a move that got high ratings from anyone and everyone who appreciated the Ranger back wh...
18:48, 07/02/2019

Democrats need to read fine print of Trump's immigration plan, experts say The president's proposal for a more "merit-based" immigration system has some liberal critics crying "racism," but experts say Democrats who dig deep...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Japan watchdog to recommend $24 million fine for Nissan over Ghosn pay: source Japan's markets watchdog will likely recommend that the financial regulator fine Nissan Motor Co up to 4 billion yen ($37 million) over the alleged u...
13:16, 06/26/2019

Another fine mesh: how Game of Thrones chainmail couture is invading the catwalks Fashion is embracing a whole new revival of metallic chic inspired by the hit showCall it the Game of Thrones effect. Chainmail, once the preserve of...
16:32, 05/25/2019

Nissan could face fine from Japan's financial watchdog over Ghosn pay, report says Japan's markets watchdog will likely recommend a fine for Nissan of up to 4 billion yen ($37 million) over the alleged underreporting of former Chair...
13:16, 06/26/2019

Japan financial watchdog mulls fine for Nissan over Ghosn pay issue Japan's markets watchdog will likely recommend that the financial regulator fine Nissan Motor Co up to 4 billion yen ($37 million) over the alleged u...
10:48, 06/26/2019

Belgium's King Albert II faces daily fine in paternity dispute Former king is refusing to undergo DNA test to disprove woman’s claims he is her fatherKing Albert II, who abdicated from the Belgian throne six year...
23:48, 05/16/2019

You can see Halsey's underarm hair in her Rolling Stone cover and that's perfectly fine Rolling Stone featured singer Halsey for its July cover, and it's a pretty normal one: the singer's arms are resting behind her neck and she's starin...
10:32, 06/22/2019

Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining Meghalaya has been ordered to deposit Rs 100 crore in fines, imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for failing to curb illegal coal mining in...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Volkswagen unit Porsche to pay 535 million euro fine over diesel cheating German prosecutors imposed a 535 million euro ($598 million) fine on German luxury carmaker Porsche AG, a unit of Volkswagen, as punishment for lapse...
16:48, 05/07/2019

'I feel fine': Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts German chancellor also says she feels solidarity with targets of Donald Trump’s racismAngela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health a...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Mets fine Mickey Callaway, Jason Vargas for incident with reporter The Mets’ outbursts against Newsday reporter Tim Healey will be costly, at least financially. General manager Brodie Van Wagenen said both mana...
22:32, 06/24/2019

Mets fine Mickey Callaway, Jason Vargas after incident with reporter Following an incident where Mickey Callaway and Jason Vargas confronted a team reporter, the Mets announced fines.      ...
23:32, 06/24/2019

EU could slap 3 billion euro fine on Italy for excessive debt: Salvini The European Commission could impose a 3 billion euro fine on Italy for breaking EU rules due to its rising debt and structural deficit levels, the c...
18:48, 05/28/2019

Doc Rivers’ Kawhi Leonard comparison earns Clippers a tampering fine The Clippers’ not-so subtle pursuit of Kawhi Leonard has gotten them into some trouble. The NBA fined them $50,000 dollars for tampering violat...
00:32, 06/01/2019

Diddy's Ex Cassie Is Pregnant, Expecting First Child With Boyfriend Alex Fine Sean "Diddy" Combs' ex Cassie is pregnant. The singer-model announced this morning that she is expecting her first child, a baby girl, with boyfrien...
13:48, 06/13/2019

Why Damyean Dotson thinks Knicks will be fine without free-agent splash Rehabbing Damyean Dotson, who finished the season as the Knicks’ starting shooting guard, believes the club will be fine even without a big fre...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euros for emissions cheating role Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to eng...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euro for illicit emissions software Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to eng...
12:16, 05/23/2019

British Airways receives record fine for passenger data breach The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has slapped British Airways with a massive fine over a data breach that saw customer credit card data get ...
11:48, 07/08/2019

Medical Mystery: This Woman Has Seen Dozens Of Doctors And None Of Them Can Tell Her Why She Feels Totally Fine Right Now There’s nothing scarier than knowing that you have a medical issue but not being able to get any answers about it, and unfortunately, that’s the terr...
03:32, 06/14/2019

British Airways faces record $230 million fine over data theft British Airways-owner IAG is facing a record $230 million fine for the theft of data from 500,000 customers from its website last year under tough ne...
11:32, 07/08/2019

Lindsey Graham Is Fine With Keeping Migrants in Horrific Conditions for '400 Days' if Necessary Speaking on “Sunday Morning Futures” on Fox News, Sen. Lindsey Graham said that migrants should be kept in detention for as long as necessary, regard...
02:48, 07/15/2019

Kamala Harris releases plan to fine companies that pay men more than women – live Presidential candidate’s proposal would fine 1% of profits for every 1% of pay gap between men and women performing work of equal valueSign up for th...
16:16, 05/20/2019

"Everything Fine, Don't Worry": Siddaramaiah Amid Karnataka Coalition Crisis: Updates The Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition government in Karnataka appears to be teetering on the edge with 11 lawmakers resigning, while Chief Minist...
09:48, 07/07/2019

Prosecutors Fine Bosch 90 Million Euros For Illicit Emissions Software Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to eng...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Fed's Five Critical Issues The Fed is facing five issues that could play a key role in its forward guidance on monetary policy, chief among them being the trade war and the eco...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Six San Francisco Supervisors Could Make Privacy History This Week Six officials in San Francisco this week could change the legal landscape for facial recognition technology in the heart of America’s technology indu...
19:48, 05/13/2019

TikTok is under investigation in the UK over children's data privacy rights The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messag...
13:48, 07/03/2019

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps....
21:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft digital privacy bill Lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote ...
00:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee ...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Recommended Reading: Trusting companies despite privacy lapses People say they care about privacy but they continue to buy devices that can spy on them Rani Molla, Vox In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, concer...
07:00, 05/19/2019

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administra...
04:00, 07/02/2019

US senator calls for probe into FaceApp over privacy concerns Remember when FaceApp went viral for all the wrong reasons? That happened again recently, though this time, the controversy became big enough for a U...
20:32, 07/18/2019

$30,000 For Tamil Nadu Man Who Spots Major Privacy Bug In Instagram Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty programme after he spotted a flaw in Facebook-owned photo...
02:16, 07/19/2019

Telling Lies Is An Eerie Virtual Invasion of Privacy Telling Lies is an upcoming narrative-driven game that’s the successor to Her Story from creator Sam Barlow. Much like its predecessor, you’ll dig th...
00:48, 06/16/2019

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone...
20:16, 07/02/2019

As FaceApp Goes Viral, So Do Concerns About Privacy, Russia Ties Just as quickly as a free photo-editing app went viral among smartphones users this week, it drew a backlash that exposed growing concerns about digi...
03:00, 07/19/2019

FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy? Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be mo...
01:32, 07/18/2019

Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to co...
17:00, 05/15/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal dat...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Privacy remains a big issue in today’s smart home The smart home market continues to grow and offer compelling use cases, but privacy issues linger. Trading privacy for convenience is a bad swap.Read...
09:32, 05/16/2019

California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Privacy-minded U.S. lawmakers divided over giving more powers to FTC Democratic and Republican lawmakers both stressed the need for bipartisan privacy legislation on Wednesday but seemed divided on how willing they wer...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Google Nest could rule the smart home, if it can get privacy right This week, Google rebranded its Home products as Nest, finally bringing the company's smart home products under one umbrella. Going forward, all...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Google faces privacy complaints in European countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven ot...
16:16, 06/04/2019

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took...
09:16, 05/04/2019