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Ex-Facebook manager calls for curbs on social media giant

A former operations manager at Facebook says the social media giant has exhibited a lax attitude towards self-regulation in the past and needs to be regulated by an external entity.

Apple may face another encryption stoush over Texas shooting

Apple may face another stoush with the US authorities over encryption after it was served with a search warrant by Texas Rangers who are investigating a shooting at a church in the state by a man known as Devin Kelley.

DHS official says no proof Kaspersky software used for breaches

A senior cyber security official at the US Department of Homeland Security has told a Congressional panel that she has yet to see any proof that software made by Kaspersky Lab has been exploited to infiltrate US government systems.

Digital Health Agency says tech is transforming disease management

The Australian Digital Health Agency, established last year by the federal government, says technology is already transforming Australia’s ability to predict, diagnose, and treat disease, but more needs to be done.

After US, British spies raise doubts about Kaspersky Lab

After its products were banned from use in the US public sector, Russian security company Kaspersky Lab now faces questions over its products in the UK, with British spooks raising fears that its software may be used by Russia for gathering intelligence.

Missouri launches anti-trust probe into Google

The US state of Missouri has launched an investigation into Google, seeking to determine whether the search giant has broken consumer protection and anti-trust laws.

Laurie Patton, Australian Smart Communities Association (ASCA)

The federal government’s funding of the first grants under its Smart Cities and Suburbs Programme is indicative of the growing realisation in government circles that smart technologies will positively transform communities, according to the Australian Smart Communities Association.

Google faces second EU fine, this time over AdSense

Google is likely to be hit with another big fine from the European Union in the next few weeks, this time over its AdSense advertising system.

Federal Court finds Meriton misled, deceived consumers on TripAdvisor

National accommodation services company Meriton Property Services, has been found by the Federal Court to have engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct online over its posting of reviews of its properties on the TripAdvisor website.

ACMA issues stern warning to iTalkBB over second consumer protections breach

Telecommunications services provider iTalkBB Australia has been warned to take compliance seriously by the telecommunications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority, over its second breach in less than three years of the consumer protections code.

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