Business

Twitter Blue signups unavailable after raft of fake accounts

Twitter's relaunched premium service—which grants blue-check "verification" labels to anyone willing to pay $8 a month—was unavailable Friday after the social media platform was flooded by a wave of imposter accounts ...

Internet

Musk seeks to reassure advertisers on Twitter after chaos

Elon Musk sought to reassure big companies that advertise on Twitter on Wednesday that his chaotic takeover of the social media platform won't harm their brands, acknowledging that some "dumb things" might happen on his way ...

Business

European Parliament ratifies 'new era' tech laws

The European Parliament on Tuesday ratified landmark laws that will more closely regulate Big Tech and curb illegal content online, as the EU seeks to bring order to the internet "Wild West".

Machine learning & AI

The dangers of big data extend to farming

Most internet users are by now aware of the vulnerability of their personal data. When the news broke that tech companies misuse and manipulate our personal data, there was a widespread "techlash" against the corporate giants ...

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.

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