Mobile network operator EE has been fined £100,000 by the UK’s data watchdog for sending millions of direct marketing messages to its customers without consent.
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Facebook and eBay have been urged by the competition watchdog to stop the sale of fake reviews through their sites, after it found “troubling evidence” that there is a thriving marketplace for them.
Facebook has announced its own form of cryptocurrency called Libra alongside a digital wallet named Calibra, which will allow users to pay for everyday items directly using their smartphone.
Facebook is to launch a cryptocurrency next year – backed by the likes of Mastercard, Visa and PayPal – which will allow people to move money from their smartphone.
A tech firm that offers insurance to gig economy workers like Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers has raised 42 million US dollars (£33 million) in funding, the company said.
Huawei’s founder has likened his company to a badly damaged plane, and said revenues will be 30 billion US dollars (£24 billion) less than forecast over the next two years.
The maker of a controversial WhatsApp-hacking software has claimed it is drawing a line under a recent scandal over its use.
Another new video streaming service looks set to launch next year from the former boss of Walt Disney Studios, who wants to make high-quality short-form entertainment backed by Hollywood.
The UK tech sector has boomed outside London, with new research highlighting record job openings in the sector across the country.
Children as young as two are using social media, research from charity Barnardo’s has suggested.
A senior Huawei executive has denied the firm is complicit in alleged repressive actions by the Chinese Government, fending off comparisons to those who manufactured the gas chambers in Nazi Germany.
The UK tech sector has produced one unicorn firm each month over the past year, according to new figures released ahead of London Tech Week.
A humanoid AI android called Ai-Da has been unveiled as the world’s first robot artist ahead of its debut exhibition at the University of Oxford.
A decision on whether to allow Huawei access to the UK’s 5G network will be based on a ‘hard-headed’ risk assessment, Downing Street has said.
Apple’s growing interest in the video games industry has been reiterated by the tech giant announcing its Apple TV is to begin supporting Xbox and PlayStation controllers.
Virgin Trains has announced a mobile app which helps passengers take advantage of split ticketing to save money on journeys.
Netflix is raising its prices for UK subscribers by up to £24 a year.
Police can pull the plug on illegal streams of sporting events at crucial points to put people off using illegal sites.
Chinese tech giant Huawei has filed a motion in a US court challenging the constitutionality of a law that limits its sales of telecoms equipment, the latest action in an ongoing clash with Washington.
NatWest customers will soon be able to shop online without needing to enter their card details at the checkout.
The founder of Huawei has said US restrictions on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact, and confirmed the company is talking with Google about the possible effect on its smartphone business.
The head of the UK’s advertising watchdog has said social media platforms are “not as transparent as we would like”, as complaints about online ads spiked last year by 41%.
Amazon is leading a 575 million US dollars (£450 million) investment round in Deliveroo, in a move that is set to have repercussions throughout the food delivery sector.
The Trump administration has issued an executive order apparently aimed at banning Huawei’s equipment from US networks and said it was subjecting the Chinese company to strict export controls.
A brand new Doctor Who adventure has launched in virtual reality, allowing fans to fulfil their dreams of stepping inside the Tardis.
President Donald Trump has issued an executive order aimed at stopping foreign adversaries from taking advantage of technological vulnerabilities to threaten US communications systems.
San Francisco officials have voted to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.
Vodafone has slashed its shareholder dividend payout for the first time to invest in 5G and cut debts as it revealed a mammoth 7.6 billion euro (£6.6 billion) annual loss.
A former Google boss has defended the company’s record on tax and said the technology giant complies with “complicated” rules.
European investment in the British tech industry surged last year as the sector shrugged off Brexit uncertainty, according to a new report.
Hackers have stolen nearly £31 million in Bitcoin from one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, its chief executive has said.