EU privacy law heralds new era in online data protection

25th May

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – New European privacy regulations that go into effect on Friday will force companies to be more attentive to how they handle customer data, while bringing consumers both new ways to control their data and tougher enforcement of existing privacy rights.


Tencent’s WeChat drops ‘sugar daddy’ dating website

24th May

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top social media app WeChat has removed “sugar daddy” dating website SeekingArrangement from its platform, after a recent surge in the popularity of the U.S.-founded service attracted scrutiny from state media.


Apple blocks Steam’s plan to extend its video games to iPhones

24th May

(Reuters) – Apple Inc has blocked the plans of the biggest distributor of PC-based video games to extend its reach into iPhones, according to the game distributor, a sign that Apple is serious about protecting its ability to take a cut of digital purchases made inside games on its mobile devices.