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Germany's couriers to get bikes and phones from delivery app bosses
The ruling was a defeat for delivery app Lieferando, which employs around 10,000 riders in Germany.
Google News returns to Spain after 7 year absence
The online news aggregator left in 2014 after Spanish authorities passed a law mandating a flat licensing fee for re-using content.
Facebook plans to hire 10,000 workers in EU to build 'metaverse'
Facebook says the five-year investment in a new computing platform is "a vote of confidence in the strength of the European tech industry."
Twitch hacking: What we know so far
The video streaming site confirmed that it had suffered a data breach after 126GB of source code, streamer payouts and development data was posted to a forum.
Ex-Facebook manager urges Congress to regulate tech giant
“Facebook’s products harm children, stoke division and weaken our democracy,” a former employee told the US Congress on Tuesday.
Glitch leaves €134 million in Comp crypto up for grabs
An error in the Compound DeFi platform saw it distribute millions in the tokens by mistake. Then on Sunday, people started taking more.
MEPs vote in favour of legal rights for digital platform workers
Brussels will now draw up plans to protect app-based workers, after MEPs overwhelmingly backed giving them full employment rights under EU law.
OnlyFans is delaying its porn ban to stave off an exodus of creators
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OnlyFans website to ban 'sexually explicit' content
The ban will start Oct. 1 and is the result of requests from banking partners and companies that handle financial transactions, a spokesperson said.
Chatbots' online takeover still some way off, according to new study
The German university’s study found that users’ negative reactions to unknowingly interacting with chatbots rose according to how critical they deemed the service query.
EU rules on product safety set for digital-era upgrade
To avoid children’s dolls being hacked or phone chargers catching fire, the EU is pitching a revamp of its product safety rules.
GB News criticised for platforming 'dangerous climate change deniers'
The brand new UK news channel has only been going for two weeks, yet has managed to rack up the complaints.
New technologies are reshaping how we shop
From online shopping platforms to live traffic monitors, Jeanne DiMaira shares her insights on the changing retail landscape.
China fines internet giant Alibaba for 'abusing its dominant position'
The Alibaba Group, the world's biggest e-commerce company, was fined €2.3 billion by Chinese regulators on Saturday for anti-competitive tactics.
Russian extends Twitter slowdown until May 15 over content dispute
Russia extends the slowdown of Twitter until May 15 in crackdown on social media dissent.
Twitter under fire in France after suspending account of harassed teen
Twitter admitted an "error" after it suspended Mila's account on Sunday. The teenager faces constant harassment since she posted an anti-Islam video last year.
French lawmakers adopt bill on removing hate content online
The law allows for fines of up to €1.25 million but critics say it would curtail the democratic right to freedom of expression.
Environmental activism gets a digital makeover amid coronavirus crisis
Organisers of global environmental celebration, Earth Day, are asking people to stay at home and join in online.
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Attempts to rein in the internet will take a step closer in the UK. The proposed new law, however, shows little sign of addressing fundamental issues.
Greek MEP seeks new ways to fight misinformation ahead of EU elections
Eva Kaili says taking on misinformation is "more important than ever".