Facebook has been hit with a maximum penalty fine of £500,000 for its handling of users’ data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle has tipped the balance towards ministers who backed the UK remaining in the European Union, following a string of high-profile resignations.
Many companies are not making it clear what they plan to do with users’ data when obtaining GDPR consent, according to the managing director of a customer profile and identity management software provider.
Engineers from Tufts University have developed a prototype smart bandage that can actively monitor chronic wounds and automatically deliver drug treatments to improve the chances of healing.
The chairman and co-founder of Chinese conglomerate HNA Group, Wang Jian, died in a fall yesterday during a business trip in Southern France, raising questions about the future of the investment behemoth.
Touts using automated software known as ‘bots’ to harvest tickets in bulk now face unlimited fines as new legislation comes into force in the UK today.
Scientists at the University of Glasgow are developing a synthetic e-skin that can mimic the sense of touch on a robotic hand.
Thanks to England’s encouraging World Cup performances, people in the UK are searching for the phrase football’s coming home more than any other time in Google’s history.
China’s embrace of high-tech is reducing CO2 emissions as the country moves away from an industrial economy, according to research led by the University of East Anglia (UAE).
Generation Z — covering those born approximately between 1996 and 2015 — is the first to grow up not knowing a world without the internet.
UK tax authority Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has stored and analysed the voices of millions of taxpayers without consent, according to privacy campaigners Big Brother Watch.
Uber is making its case to a London court this week that it is “fit and proper” to hold an operator licence in the capital.
For consumers, 3D printing has failed to become the must-have technology that many predicted.
US President Donald Trump announced plans on Monday to establish a new branch of the armed forces to operate in space.
Sales of electric vehicles have been growing steadily for the last few years, but when will electric cars take over?
Elon Musk’s Boring Company has won a bid to build a high-speed express train to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, providing extra credibility to the company’s ambitious plans to build hyperloop transport systems in Washington and Los Angeles.
You’ve probably heard of Bitcoin, but it’s unlikely that you’ve heard of the JR10 token.
London has been named the artificial intelligence (AI) capital of Europe, despite Paris overtaking it as the most attractive European city for investors.
This year’s World Oceans Day theme is preventing plastic pollution.
Autonomous cars have seemingly been on the brink of commercialisation for several years.
Businesses need to better fund AI cybersecurity to combat the growing threat of artificially intelligent (AI) cyberattacks, according to the CTO of the Cyber Security Research Center at Ben-Gurion University, Dudu Mimran.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force today and is the biggest shakeup to data protection rules in decades, forcing companies to make significant changes to ensure GDPR compliance.
There is a danger the UK could be headed for a data sharing cliff edge in the financial services industry in the event of a hard Brexit, the House of Lords European Union financial affairs sub-committee was told today.
The European Union’s GDPR — formally known as General Data Protection Regulation — comes into effect this Friday and will be the biggest update to data protection laws in decades.
Chinese tech giant Tencent has reached a deal with the UK that will see collaborations in film, games, fashion, and tourism.
Instagram Shopping has become available for UK retailers today in a bid to enable a more seamless shopping experience and drive retail spending via the app.
Sir Roger Bannister, the first person to run a mile in under four minutes, died on Sunday at the age of 88.
It’s 47 years since the UK’s so-called Decimal Day — the day the country converted to decimal currency.