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Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos (full film)
An inside look at how Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos built one of the largest and most influential economic forces in the world - and the cost of Amazon’s convenience.
Violent men are to blame, not Tinder. But online dating comes with risk
After the horrific murder of Grace Millane, it’s worth reflecting on safety measures for dating
Huawei pushes US to release secret files on HSBC-Meng Wanzhou ties as legal battle broadens
Huawei’s lawyers filed letter with US Court for the Eastern District of New York, requesting results of previous investigations into HSBC. Chinese tech giant claims HSBC knew of Meng Wanzhou’s business dealings with Iran before key meeti...
Coronavirus compounds the hurdles and uncertainties for global companies doing business in China, as Apple loses US$43 billion in market value
Apple warns that the outbreak will affect its first-quarter revenue as other companies with wide exposure to the Chinese market weigh the potential impact. ‘We expect an avalanche of companies to follow suit’ with a warning on earnings, ...
Why The U.S. Government And Big Tech Disagree On Encryption
All what you text “privately” with your mobile phone, is in fact totally open, stored under your profile at the secret services, and can be used against you once you try to step up in life. Now it’s a show time, who will better pretend t...
Thousands of mobiles and laptops lost by UK government in a year
UK government employees lost their mobile devices - or had them stolen - at least 2,004 times in 12 months.
What are the rules on workplace surveillance?
Barclays has faced a backlash after it piloted a system that tracked the time employees spent at their desks. The company has since scrapped the system - but how common is workplace surveillance and what lengths are employers allowed to ...
Britain First leader Paul Golding charged with terror offence
The leader of far-right group Britain First has been charged with an offence under the Terrorism Act after refusing to give police access to his phone.
Barclays scraps 'Big Brother' staff tracking system
Barclays says it has scrapped a system that tracked the time employees spent at their desks and sent warnings to those spending too long on breaks.
Revealed: the areas in the UK with one Airbnb for every four homes
‘Out-of-control’ dominance of rentals in some communities depriving locals of homes, critics say
How China has turned to tech like never before to combat the coronavirus
Visits to medical-related mini-programs on Chinese super app WeChat rose 347 per cent over the past 20 days, compared to data recorded in December. The impact of the countrywide lockdown on the economy has the potential to cut China’s gr...
Uncovered: CIA Secretly Owned Crypto, the Swiss Company That Ruled Global Spy Comms for Decades, Says Report
For more than half a century, governments all over the world trusted a single company to keep the communications of their spies, soldiers and diplomats secret, while for decades, the CIA read the encrypted communications of allies and ad...
Exclusive: Details of 10.6 million MGM hotel guests posted on a hacking forum
MGM Resorts said security incident took place last summer and notified impacted guests last year.
US tax authorities have eye on crypto investors
Failure to report transactions could lead to an audit, fines or even jail time
South Korea working on blockchain-based bonds
Meanwhile, tech giant Samsung says its new smartphones offer improved blockchain and cryptocurrency support
US Attorney General William Barr mulls making Facebook and Google liable for user’s posts
Social media companies in the US are, at present, mostly exempt from liability involving content posted by their customers. Lawmakers from both major political parties have called for Congress to change the rules in ways that could expos...
The Most Popular YouTube Videos About The Coronavirus Are Being Made In India - And They’re Full Of Hoaxes
“There is a general sense of fear, so people look out for information - and YouTube becomes one of the places to look for it.”
A Former Cambridge Analytica Employee Was Thrown Out Of Facebook’s New York Office
“My host said to me, ‘I don’t know what you’ve done in your private life, but you’re not allowed into this building.’”
Blockchain supports battle against Wuhan virus
China is using the tech to manage medical data, track the supply of prevention materials and consult the public
Why doesn’t Jeff Bezos pay more tax instead of launching a $10bn green fund?
If the Amazon owner wants to give something back, he could look at staff welfare – and paying dues where he makes money (Editor comment: bullshit. If he pay taxes that money will go to finance politicians, bureaucrats and bribe. How much...
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