RAWPIXELS.COM-FREEPIK After all the bad press tech companies have received, would anyone still be surprised to learn the outwardly smiling face of social media conceals a sophisticated data-collection industry? This year’s headlines delivered news of an array of concerning data and privacy
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The UK steel industry is braced for an immediate slump in trade from New Year’s Day when European Union rivals will gain a 25% price advantage selling to the giant US market. The EU and the US reached a Halloween agreement
It may be the biggest company on the planet, but that hasn’t stopped Apple giving key engineering workers surprise bonuses of up to $180,000 (£133,000) to stop them defecting to rivals. The company behind the iPhone has seemed particularly jittery about
Image via Flickr/US Navy ROME/WASHINGTON — Global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections hit a record high over the past seven-day period, Reuters data showed on Wednesday, as the Omicron variant raced out of control and governments tried to contain its spread
WIKIMEDIA COMMONS HONG KONG — Two former senior editors arrested in a Hong Kong police crackdown on a pro-democracy media organization were charged on Thursday with sedition-related offences, national security authorities said. About 200 police raided the office of the Stand News online publication on Wednesday, froze
UNSPLASH ROME — Italian restaurant and club owners are seeking urgent government support due to increased cancellations prompted by a surge in coronavirus infections, they said in a statement on Wednesday. Business group Fipe-Confcommercio said the growing number of cases and the quarantine rules