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Patents, lawsuits are filed left and right in the technology space. The fines on the Tech giants also make trembles very often nowadays, owing to privacy infringements. See who is battling whom in the race to innovation and greater market share.

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Remove Chinese CCTV Cameras From ‘Sensitive’ Areas, Orders UK Government

The UK government on Thursday ordered its departments to stop installing Chinese-linked surveillance cameras on “sensitive sites”, citing security risks. The new policy order applies...

Brazil Seizes iPhones From Stores As Apple Fails To Provide Charger

In September, the Brazilian Ministry of Justice ordered Apple to suspend iPhones that were sold in the country without a battery charger, stating that the smartphone...

Z-Library eBook Site Domains Seized By U.S. Authorities

Several domains related to the popular online eBook repository, Z-Library, were seized by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday in accordance with...
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Google Sued For Collecting Biometric Data Without Consent

Texas attorney general (AG) Ken Paxton on Thursday filed a privacy lawsuit against Alphabet’s Google for allegedly collecting and using biometric data through the...
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VideoLAN Threatens To Sue Indian Government For Blocking VLC Website

VideoLAN, the French non-profit organization behind the most popular media player, VLC, has issued a legal notice to the Indian government asking for an...

iPhone & Others To Use Common USB-C Charger by 2024

In June this year, the European Union (EU) lawmakers had come to a consensus that all electronic devices sold after Autumn 2024 will have...

Indian Government Proposes Law To Access And Read Encrypted Messages

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) of India has proposed a new law for telecommunications in the country that would bring over-the-top communication services (OTT), including WhatsApp,...
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Google Fined $4 Billion After Losing Android Antitrust Appeal In EU

Europe's second-highest court on Wednesday rejected Google’s appeal against a 2018 antitrust fine that requires it to pay more than 4 billion euros for...
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Instagram Fined €405 Million For Mishandling Children’s Data

The Data Protection Commission (DPC), the Irish supervisory authority for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), has slapped Meta-owned Instagram with a €405 million...

Tesla Faces New Probe Into Crashes That Killed Motorcyclists, False Advertising

Tesla is facing a U.S. agency investigation into two crashes involving Teslas apparently running on the Autopilot system that killed two motorcyclists. The pair...