Category: Privacy & Compliance

Canadian data firm AIQ is the first to receive a GDPR warning

Canadian data firm AIQ is the first to receive a GDPR warning

The Canadian data firm AggregateIQ (AIQ) has the dubious honour of being the first to receive a GDPR warning. The British Information Commissioner Office (ICO) accuses the company of processing people's data for purposes they did not expect. According to the BBC, AIQ has protested and is appealing a... Read more

date4 years ago
Equities Red Hat decline in value after lower turnover

Equities Red Hat decline in value after lower turnover

Red Hat was unable to meet analysts' expectations when presenting its quarterly results. As a result, the value of the company's shares fell by 7 percent. Red Hat turned in the second quarter of this year's sales of $ 823 million. However, the expectations are lower and higher. Analysts assumed a t... Read more

date4 years ago
National Police is fined by the Personal Data Authority

National Police is fined by the Personal Data Authority

The National Police do not do enough to check who sees or uses certain data. For this reason, the Personal Data Authority has decided to impose a fine of 40,000 euros on the National Police. Previously, the police were ordered to take additional measures within six months to prevent unauthorised per... Read more

date4 years ago
Amazon wants to have 3,000 cash-less supermarkets by 2021.

Amazon wants to have 3,000 cash-less supermarkets by 2021.

Amazon plans to open up to 3,000 cash-less supermarkets in the next few years. At the moment there are only a few of them, so the expansion would be a pretty aggressive step in the market. An interesting one too, because Amazon sees great potential for the concept. That's what anonymous sources with... Read more

date4 years ago
Few companies meet the requirements of GDPR

Few companies meet the requirements of GDPR

New research shows that very few companies meet the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Since EU rules came into force three months ago, not all businesses have yet complied with the legislation. The survey was conducted by data company Talend SA, which states that 98 per... Read more

date4 years ago
AR and VR will be widely used in a business context in 2021.

AR and VR will be widely used in a business context in 2021.

By 2021, companies are expected to make use of augmented and virtual reality as standard. This is predicted by the Capgemini company, which predicts that there will be a major shift in the way in which companies use the techniques over the next three years. They will increasingly realise the added v... Read more

date4 years ago
Tor Project launches first mobile browser for Android

Tor Project launches first mobile browser for Android

The Tor Project, the organization behind the privacy oriented Tor network, has launched the first mobile version of its Tor browser for Android. It replaces the unofficial Orfox browser, which is being discontinued. The Tor-browser for Android is available for free in the Google Play Store and is cu... Read more

date4 years ago
Very popular macOS app turned out to contain spyware

Very popular macOS app turned out to contain spyware

A number of apps have been found in the MacOS App Store that are used to spy on consumers and steal their data. The apps have been removed by Apple, but would have been very popular. Security firm Malwarebytes reported this yesterday. Security researcher Patrick Wardle also wrote an extensive blog a... Read more

date4 years ago
Apple builds website where governments can request consumer data

Apple builds website where governments can request consumer data

Apple is working on a site that can handle the many data requests it receives from governments around the world. That would make it easier for both Apple and the applicant governments to process the requests. That's what the MacRumors site reports today. Currently, such data requests take place via ... Read more

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