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Reddit bans controversial forum The_Donald as it revises hate speech policies

The platform has come under significant pressure over the subreddit, which was founded by supporters of Donald's Trump's presidential election campaign. → Read More

Apple jazzes up Messages with pinned contacts, mentions and in-line replies

Messaging apps are a competitive business, and Apple is raising its game. → Read More

EU opens antitrust investigations into Apple Pay and the App Store

Apple has found itself the target of two investigations by the European Commission on the same day. → Read More

EU asks Facebook, Google, Twitter to report monthly on COVID-19 disinformation

Online platforms need to step up their efforts around coronavirus myths, says the EU's European Commission. → Read More

Reddit slammed by former CEO Ellen Pao for 'amplifying' racism and hate

Current CEO Steve Huffman says Reddit doesn't tolerate hate. But Pao isn't having it. → Read More

Reddit slammed by former CEO Ellen Pao for 'amplifying' racism and hate

Current CEO Steve Huffman said in a public statement that Reddit doesn't tolerate hate. But Pao isn't having it. → Read More

Twitter hides Trump's tweet for violating its rules about 'glorifying violence'

The president strikes back at Twitter, saying the company is targeting him. → Read More

As the GDPR turns 2, Big Tech should watch out for big sanctions

Get ready to see the EU's landmark privacy regulation flex its muscles as it prepares for a fight. → Read More

Twitter, WhatsApp in firing line as Ireland submits first draft GDPR decisions

Big tech could be about to receive big fines and other sanctions if they're found to have flouted Europe's privacy law. → Read More

Zuckerberg: A post-COVID digital deal between tech, governments is 'inevitable'

The pandemic is forcing tech giants and governments to find new ways to work together, which could affect their future relationships. → Read More

France gives social media 1 hour to delete the worst illegal content

Social platforms face fines of up to 4% of their global revenue for not complying with the new French law. → Read More

Politicians demand new law before rolling out UK's contact-tracing app

A parliamentary committee has outlined significant concerns about the app regarding surveillance and the impact on other human rights. → Read More

O2 and Virgin Media to merge creating new UK telecoms giant

The two companies will together be able to offer entertainment, mobile and broadband packages to rival BT and Sky. → Read More

Twitter to dispel 5G coronavirus conspiracies with UK government resources

Following the burning of 5G masts in the UK, the government is partnering with Twitter to stem the flow of misinformation. → Read More

UK to begin testing coronavirus contact-tracing app without Apple and Google

The UK has been developing its own app since early March. → Read More

My attention-seeking cat is sabotaging my Zoom calls

He is cute though. → Read More

Waiting for Apple and Google would 'slow down' UK's contact-tracing app

The UK's own app for tracking the spread of coronavirus could be ready within two to three weeks. → Read More

Apple and Google's contact-tracing effort reportedly launching earlier than expected

CEO Tim Cook discussed the specifics of the platform, which is designed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, with an EU commissioner on Wednesday. → Read More

Apple's Bluetooth policy is blocking contact-tracing app, France says

France needs Apple's help to implement the next stage of its plan to tackle coronavirus, but negotiations reportedly aren't going well. → Read More

Europe's contact-tracing apps are a test of its privacy-focused culture

European governments must grapple with cultural attitudes and privacy legislation as they use tech to tackle the coronavirus. Germany will lead the way. → Read More