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Merkel vows to push for tougher EU laws to protect personal data

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Different systems across EU makes it harder to control who has access to web users' personal data
15 Jul 2013

Dell could move into wearable technology market

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Ailing PC maker could join Google and Nike in the wearable tech arena
05 Jul 2013

HP would put up a fight against US Patriot Act

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Customers have to specify if they want their data kept on EU soil
04 Jul 2013

Facebook admits breach exposed private data of six million users over last year

Social network says it is "upset and embarrassed" by technical glitch
24 Jun 2013

Google calls on Foreign Intelligence Surveillance court to allow it to release more data

Greater transparency is needed for users, says search giant
19 Jun 2013

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg meets with Samsung in attempt to boost mobile sales

Social media site could find new ways of making money on mobiles
18 Jun 2013

Google's Waze acquisition ‘should not need antitrust probe’

TechMarketView's Richard Holway slams Consumer Watchdog
17 Jun 2013

Prism and Facebook agree on public data collection transparency after 10K requests in six months

Company can communicate figures “only in aggregate and as a range”, says Facebook lawyer
17 Jun 2013

Top 10 telecommunications stories of 2013 so far

4G, mobile, broadband and the handling of data all feature in a busy first six months in the telecoms industry
14 Jun 2013

Meet the downsizers who quit the likes of Google and Facebook for a new life at a start-up

What makes someone swap a successful job at a thriving technology giant for a role at a start-up? Sooraj Shah talks to three such downsizers to find out
12 Jun 2013

Prism revelations 'will affect businesses'

Customers likely to become more wary about giving up personal information
11 Jun 2013

Google homes in on Israel's Waze in $1.3bn deal as it beats off Apple, Facebook and Yahoo

Waze deal will add geographic personal information that Google can add to its – and, possibly, the NSA's – "uber-database"
10 Jun 2013

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10 Jun 2013

Follow the money in mobile ads, says Medialets founder

Online advertising an 'unsolved problem' concurs Mailbox founder Underwood
04 Jun 2013

Zynga cuts staff numbers by one-fifth as it struggles with mobile gaming

Once-popular Facebook games company cuts back as it struggles to prosper in mobile games
04 Jun 2013

Three UK 3G network is down

Customers flock to Twitter to complain at network failure. Claim network has been down since last night
04 Jun 2013

We will not cooperate with 'snooper's charter', warn web giants

In a leaked letter Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo and Twitter warn home secretary over surveillance plans
30 May 2013

NASDAQ to pay $10m penalty for Facebook gaffe

IT glitch and a 'series of ill-fated decisions' led to major issues, says SEC
30 May 2013

SAP quits talks to buy Jive Software

Jive's products overlapped and did not add sufficient value
28 May 2013

Google+ designer joins start-up Intercom - after two-year stint at Facebook

Paul Adams to join Intercom after advising the company for nine months
24 May 2013

Google and Facebook square up in bidding war for Waze

Mobile satellite navigation start-up at the centre of $1bn tussle
24 May 2013

'Facebook Phone' HTC First dropped in Europe

HTC smartphone with Facebook Home interface canned after poor US reviews
24 May 2013

Facebook use drops nine per cent in UK

Fall coincides with increase in advertising and concerns over privacy
24 May 2013

Yahoo to buy Tumblr for $1.1bn

Marissa Mayer continues Yahoo's spending spree on content websites in bid to take on Google and Facebook
20 May 2013