Internet

EU agrees deal to tame internet 'Wild West'

The European Union on Saturday finalised new legislation to require Big Tech to remove harmful content, the bloc's latest move to rein in the world's online giants.

Business

Five things to know about the EU's landmark digital act

EU lawmakers and officials have agreed the main points of a landmark piece of legislation, known as the Digital Markets Act (DMA), that aims to loosen the grip held by Big Tech on life online.

Business

Online privacy and profit clash with fortunes at stake

Facebook and Google are under growing pressure to better balance privacy and ad-targeting—with their fortunes at stake as users rebel, regulators loom and Apple pounces on the moment to polish its image.

Security

Microsoft fixes cloud platform vulnerability after warning

Microsoft says it has fixed a flaw in its cloud computing platform that cybersecurity researchers warned could have enabled hackers to take over a cloud-based database product used by many big companies.

Business

Break them up? 5 ways Congress is trying to rein in Big Tech

Groundbreaking legislation is advancing in Congress that would curb the market power of tech giants Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple and could force them to untie their dominant platforms from their other lines of business. ...

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