Irish regulator probes Google, Tinder over data processing

LONDON (AP) — Irish regulators have launched separate inquiries into Google and dating app Tinder over how they process user data, in a new round of regulatory scrutiny aimed at tech companies. ...

Forbes Hungary recalls latest issue due to privacy case

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest issue of the Hungarian edition of Forbes magazine has been recalled from newsstands due to a court ruling regarding privacy concerns, the magazine said Wednesday. ...

Dating apps leak personal data, Norwegian group says

LONDON (AP) — Dating apps including Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder leak personal information to advertising tech companies in possible violation of European data privacy laws, a Norwegian consumer group s...

French lawsuit accuses Google of violating EU privacy rules

PARIS (AP) — A leading French consumer group has filed a class-action lawsuit accusing Google of violating the European Union's landmark 2018 privacy rules. In its filing Wednesday, ...

Insider Q&A: Data management CEO mulls state of data laws

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — So many people routinely give away sensitive information about themselves to use free digital services on their phones and computers that it even worries the leader of a major dat...

Taiwan, EU establish high-level dialogue on digital economy

Brussels (CNA) - Taiwan's cooperation with the European Union (EU) entered a new chapter earlier this week when the first ever Taiwan-EU Dialogue on Digital Economy (DDE) was held in Brussels, the...

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech

In May, Singapore joined the list of countries seeking to protect citizens from harmful online content by introducing legislation to combat the spread of false information. Activists, journalists and ...

Taiwan to send EU delegation for talks about digital economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of the National Development Council (NDC) Chen Mei-ling (陳美伶) will lead a cross-ministry delegation to Europe in early June to discuss the digital economy with Eu...

Openfind is first Taiwanese web security company to pass ISO27550 review

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Online security company Openfind Information Technology, Inc. (網擎資訊) has become the first Taiwanese business to pass the review for the European Union’s General Data...

EU lauds Taiwan's efforts to push for talks on data transfer deal

The European Union has praised Taiwan's efforts to bring its data protection laws more into line with EU standards to facilitate talks on bilateral data transfers, according to a letter issued ear...

French watchdog slaps Google with $57M fine under new EU law

PARIS (AP) — France's data privacy watchdog has fined Google 50 million euros ($57 million), the first penalty for a U.S. tech giant under new European data privacy rules that took effect last year. ...

EU consumer groups hit Google with location tracking complaints

European consumer agencies on Tuesday said they will file complaints against Google for allegedly breaching the EU's data protection law GDPR by tracking the movement of users without their consen...

Facebook data breach: Irish authority investigates security failure

The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has launched an investigation into last week's data breach at Facebook that affected some 50 million users. The data watchdog said it would look into wh...

New law may force small businesses to reveal data practices

NEW YORK (AP) — A Rhode Island software company that sells primarily to businesses is nonetheless making sure it complies with a strict California law about consumers' privacy. AVTEC...

Frame.io Showcases High-Speed, Real-Time Video Collaboration Features at IBC 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Frame.io, the leading workflow management platform for video teams, will be showcasing the all new Frame.io at IBC 2018 (stand 5.C48), on the heels of an influx...