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US tech giants criticised for lobbying against EU data privacy laws

Capitol Hill in Washington DC
Coalition of US privacy bodies and EU representatives slam the likes of Google and Facebook
04 Feb 2013

Larry Page: Facebook is 'doing a bad job on its products'

Google chief executive Larry Page
Google's Page also takes a swipe at Apple
18 Jan 2013

Facebook adds free calls for US iPhone users

Feature may be rolled out in the UK and on Android
17 Jan 2013

Facebook search tool popular with analysts, but not with investors

Share prices of social firm fall as monetisation strategy is not mentioned
16 Jan 2013

Facebook, Google attack MEP report calling for tougher restrictions on use of personal data

Document urges EU to give its citizens much more control over how their data is exploited
09 Jan 2013

Analysis: Why Twitter may well be worthy of a £6.8bn IPO valuation

There's good reason to suppose it will avoid 'doing a Facebook' if it does float in 2014
08 Jan 2013

Instagram: 'We don't have right to sell people’s photos'

Co-founder tries to put angry users at ease
19 Dec 2012

Instagram to sell people's Christmas snaps under new privacy policy?

Facebook-owned image service to bring in new content policy on 16 January 2013
18 Dec 2012

MPs warn on 'chilling effect' of proposed anti-trolling law

Defamation Bill would curb online freedom says Joint Committee on Human Rights
12 Dec 2012

SaaS shares buoyant as consumer-focused firms founder

Recent IPOs reveal a marked preference among investors for B2B software firms
06 Dec 2012

Privacy groups respond to Facebook's proposed policy changes

Instagram data sharing and reduced email restrictions questioned
27 Nov 2012

Facebook's new privacy policy to allow data sharing with Instagram

User data to be shared across Facebook's portfolio and affiliates in a move similar to Google's much-criticised policy
22 Nov 2012

Ailing AMD open to offers as chip maker calls in JP Morgan

Microsoft, Intel, Google, Samsung, Facebook and others named as potential buyers of AMD - or its patents
14 Nov 2012

Google: 'Government surveillance is on the rise'

But requests for data access in the UK fell slightly in the six months to July 2012
14 Nov 2012

H4cked Off: Buy Facebook, Dump Apple

Why Facebook will climb whilst Apple crumbles
05 Nov 2012

Strong Q3 for SAP while Facebook sees mobile revenue growth

Business software provider reports huge growth in cloud revenue while loss-making social media giant sees much-needed boost in mobile sales
24 Oct 2012

Joanna Shields quits as Facebook Euro chief to join London's Tech City

New TCIO executive begins in January 2013
22 Oct 2012

Apple starts work on Prineville datacentre

State-of-the-art facility to support growth of Apple's iCloud service - and is just over the road from Facebook's own facility
22 Oct 2012

Facebook puts old pics and vids into 'cold storage'

New facility intended to cut the cost of long-term storage of infrequently accessed data
18 Oct 2012

Analysis: takes a leaf out of Facebook

Will’s Facebook-inspired social vision win friends and influence people?
12 Oct 2012

Facebook pitches $20m 'Sponsored Stories' settlement agreement

Payout for 125 million affected users now included
09 Oct 2012

Zynga in danger of buying the farm(ville) with grim 2012 outlook

Online games firm worth a quarter of last December’s IPO value
05 Oct 2012

Facebook passes one billion users

Mark Zuckerberg 'committed to working to make Facebook better'
04 Oct 2012

Facebook introduces paid posts for ordinary users

Social network also accused of selling personal info to advertisers
04 Oct 2012