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Google's data collection to be scrutinised by EU antitrust investigators

The firm faces another probe into its business practices following US investigations in September
2 Dec 2019
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European Parliament under investigation over election data sharing

Legislature used a third-party firm thought to be at the centre of electoral controversy in the UK and US
29 Nov 2019
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View from the airport: Commvault GO 2019

Despite a rocky year, fresh ideas and vision gives Commvault a second lease of life in Colorado
22 Oct 2019
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Commvault Activate bolstered with data protection addons

Features aim to help businesses comply with regulations like GDPR and Californian Consumer Privacy Act
16 Oct 2019
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Google swallows DeepMind's health division

With it, the tech giant takes over contracts with five NHS Trusts, with only Yeovil opting out
19 Sep 2019
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Most UK businesses are still not GDPR compliant

Despite the having taken effect more than a year ago, a 'good enough' approach is taking over
11 Sep 2019
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What is reinforcement learning?

We look at a method of AI development built on the idea of positive and negative feedback
6 Sep 2019
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Our 5-minute guide to distributed caching

What is distributed caching and when is it used?
9 Aug 2019
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Britain harvests data from EU criminal database

In a potentially illegal act, the UK pre-empts losing access to a core EU database used for crime-fighting
29 Jul 2019
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IT Pro Panel: Building a data-driven business

Data analytics may be one of the hottest trends of the moment, but it’s not as simple as it sounds
29 Jul 2019
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Data storage is now possible in matter smaller than DNA

Researchers have taken the far future of data storage to the next level
8 Jul 2019
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NASCAR revs up its video business with AWS

The cloud platform will help with the automated processing of its mammoth video catalogue spanning 70 years
5 Jun 2019
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ICO warns tech industry to rebuild public trust or face ruin

Regulator says innovation at risk of backlash akin to GM food scandal
14 May 2019
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The biggest tech companies have access to your health data

Facebook, Amazon and Google are among many others that receive your health app data as standard
22 Mar 2019
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Vote Leave fined £40,000 for unlawful text messages

It's the latest fine in a string of penalties for unlawful political advertising
20 Mar 2019
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Our data is redefining the health insurance industry

Smartphones and wearables are blurring the line between healthcare and self-monitoring
18 Mar 2019
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New FOI data reveals how businesses blundered before GDPR

The request submitted by Redscan yielded some interesting and seriously shocking results
10 Mar 2019
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GDPR compliance checklist: Is your organisation GDPR-ready?

Make sure your organisation is GDPR-compliant now the 25 May deadline has passed
12 Feb 2019
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Google wins biometric data privacy case

The trial dates back to 2016 and concerns Google's facial recognition technology
2 Jan 2019
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Website widgets could lead to data protection sanctions

Buttons such as Facebook's 'Like' come under scrutiny after data collection court challenge
20 Dec 2018
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“Treasure trove” of 66m records tied to LinkedIn data

Users warned to guard against unsolicited job adverts via email
13 Dec 2018
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ICO fines Uber £385,000 following its 2016 data breach

The penalty follows an investigation by the watchdog into Uber’s 2016 data breach
28 Nov 2018
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LinkedIn violates data protection rules

The report covered the first few months in 2018, just before GDPR was introduced
26 Nov 2018