Cristiano Ronaldo possesses the third most followed Instagram account, third most followed Facebook page and ninth most popular Twitter account, with a combined audience of over 305 million.
The European Union and the UK are adopting new data protection laws in May which could see companies face huge fines for mishandling users’ data.
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In the unfolding Cambridge Analytica scandal, opinion varies wildly over what the firm actually did.
The European Commission has announced plans for an interim 3% tax on the digital revenues of the biggest technology firms, including money generated by online advertising and the sale of user data.
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The race is on to become the world’s first trillion dollar valuation company and now it looks as though the final two in the running are iPhone maker Apple and ecommerce giant Amazon.
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.
The story broke on Saturday morning that London-based company Cambridge Analytica illegitimately collected the data of 50 million Facebook users, kept it despite claiming not to, and used it to increase support for Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.
The publisher of the Daily Mail has said the cleaners of its its building are to get a pay rise after nearly 100,000 signed a petition protesting about their pay.
Forty-five of some of the largest trade unions and companies in the US have pushed back against Trump’s trade policies, urging him to reconsider proposed trade tariffs against Chinese companies in a letter to the president on Sunday.
Vladimir Putin will almost certainly win a fourth term in Sunday’s Russian presidential election.
Hong Kong’s richest man has announced his intention to retire later this year, having risen from factory cleaner to the chairman of one of Asia’s leading conglomerates.
Email might not be dead just yet, but it’s certainly heading in that direction — enter office messaging apps.
The price of bitcoin — the original and largest cryptocurrency — has slipped below $8,000 for the first time since early February as fears over increased regulation from governments and tech companies weigh on investors.
His name crops up in iconic shows and movies from Doctor Who to The Avengers.
US search giant Google has announced it will ban advertisements for bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and so-call initial coin offerings (ICOs) starting in June this year.
In a blow to rival Qatar, Israel has announced it will broadcast free coverage of the 2018 Fifa World Cup throughout the region.
Big tech companies could be seen as either a threat or an opportunity for partnership by the established insurance industry.
Politicians are known to dodge difficult questions and deflect the blame whenever possible.
A group of major investors are close to completing the purchase of a minority stake in restaurant group D.ream, owned by Turkish conglomerate Dogus Group.
The UK produced 388.5 million tonnes of CO2 in 2017, which has been estimated to be the lowest amount recorded since 1890.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived in London for a three day visit to pitch his Vision 2030 to UK companies and boost defence and economic cooperation with London.
Have you ever sat in a meeting where most of your colleagues have mentally checked out, while a couple of people were still keenly asking questions?
A dual British and German national has been detained in the United Arab Emirates without charge for nearly six months.
US stock market fell for the third day in a row yesterday, hitting the world’s 500 richest people hardest and causing them to lose a combined $128bn, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index.
YouTube has purged a number of conspiracy theory and pro-gun channels from the video-sharing site in the wake of Florida’s deadly mass school shooting last week.
While the media is still busy listing all the things that millennials have ruined, a new generation is entering the workforce.
The cryptocurrency hype is at an all-time high, but digital currency still has a ways to go for widespread adoption.
Apple — the maker of the iPhone and world’s most valuable company — is preparing to take its much anticipated step into the healthcare market with the launch of employee wellness centres.