Tuesday , January 22 2019
Home / european union

european union

Youth-run agency AIESEC exposed over 4 million intern applications – TechCrunch

Youth-run agency AIESEC exposed over 4 million intern applications – TechCrunch AIESEC, a non-profit that bills itself as the “world’s largest youth-run organization,” exposed more than four million intern applications with personal and sensitive information on a server without a password. Bob Diachenko, an independent security researcher, found an unprotected …

Read More »

Facebook urged to give users greater control over what they see – TechCrunch

Facebook urged to give users greater control over what they see – TechCrunch Academics at the universities of Oxford and Stanford think Facebook should give users greater transparency and control over the content they see on its platform. They also believe the social networking giant should radically reform its governance …

Read More »

Most Facebook users still in the dark about its creepy ad practices, Pew finds – TechCrunch

Most Facebook users still in the dark about its creepy ad practices, Pew finds – TechCrunch A study by the Pew Research Center suggests most Facebook users are still in the dark about how the company tracks and profiles them for ad-targeting purposes. Pew found three-quarters (74%) of Facebook users …

Read More »

Facebook is launching political ad checks in Nigeria, Ukraine, EU and India in coming months – TechCrunch

Facebook is launching political ad checks in Nigeria, Ukraine, EU and India in coming months – TechCrunch Facebook is launching some of its self-styled ‘election security’ initiatives into more markets in the coming months ahead of several major votes in countries around the world. In an interview with Reuters the social …

Read More »

Lisbon finally gets a substantial VC fund in the shape of Indico Capital Partners – TechCrunch

Lisbon finally gets a substantial VC fund in the shape of Indico Capital Partners – TechCrunch Lisbon, characterized occasionally by some tech scene observers as ‘the warm Berlin’, has been threatening to generate more startups in the last few years, not least because it will now have the enormous Web …

Read More »

Nissan’s new Leaf E+ is packing more than just 226 miles of range – TechCrunch

Nissan’s new Leaf E+ is packing more than just 226 miles of range – TechCrunch Electric vehicle competition is heating up and it’s pushing some of the first entrants to add range and other features in hopes of keeping up with automakers that are just bringing EVs to the market. …

Read More »

Advisor to Europe’s top court favors regional limit to ‘right to be forgotten’ – TechCrunch

Advisor to Europe’s top court favors regional limit to ‘right to be forgotten’ – TechCrunch Google will be cheered by the view of an influential advisor to Europe’s top court vis-a-vis the territorial scope of the so-called ‘Right to be Forgotten’. Since a 2014 Court of Justice decision, search engines …

Read More »

Cambridge Analytica’s parent pleads guilty to breaking UK data law – TechCrunch

Cambridge Analytica’s parent pleads guilty to breaking UK data law – TechCrunch Cambridge Analytica’s parent company, SCL Elections, has been fined £15,000 in a UK court after pleading guilty to failing to comply with an enforcement notice issued by the national data protection watchdog, the Guardian reports. While the fine itself …

Read More »

Facebook and PayPal pull pages of far right British activist filmed intimidating public figures – TechCrunch

Facebook and PayPal pull pages of far right British activist filmed intimidating public figures – TechCrunch Facebook has confirmed it has removed the pages and profiles of a far right political activist in the UK after concerns were raised in parliament about aggressive intimidation of politicians and journalists trying to …

Read More »

Alibaba acquires German big data startup Data Artisans for $103M – TechCrunch

Alibaba acquires German big data startup Data Artisans for $103M – TechCrunch Alibaba has paid €90 million ($103 million) to acquire Data Artisans, a Berlin-based startup that provides distributed systems and large-scale data streaming services for enterprises. The deal was first announced by European media, including EU-Startups, before being confirmed …

Read More »