Google faces record $5 billion fine in EU, ordered to remove Chrome from Android

Google breached EU competition rules while requiring to preinstall its apps on Android phones. The impending decision from the EU watchdog has come to pass: Google has been fined a record €4.3 billion ($5.1 billion) for abusing the Android operating system’s dominance in the smartphone market, the largest fine imposed on a company in EU… Continue reading Google faces record $5 billion fine in EU, ordered to remove Chrome from Android

Facebook gives US lawmakers the names of 52 firms it gave deep data access to

Facebook finally responses to 2000 questions from US lawmakers and answers are quite interesting! Last month the New York Times revealed that Facebook had given device makers deep access to data on Facebook users and their friends, via device-integrated APIs. The number and scope of the partnerships raised fresh privacy concerns about how Facebook (man)handles… Continue reading Facebook gives US lawmakers the names of 52 firms it gave deep data access to