Mobile apps facilitate "commercial exploitation" of children
Mickey Mouse outfit Walt Disney has been secretly collecting personal information on children which it shares illegally with advertisers without parental consent, according to a federal lawsuit filed late last week in California.
Essential Products will have a new product soon
The smartphone startup founded by a co-creator of the Android mobile operating system, has raised $300 million in new funding and signed up retailers to sell its first device.
Uses the power of potentially dead or alive cats
China has managed to harness the power of cats who may or may not be dead to send an unbreakable quantum code from space.
Vole agrees to change how it delivers security updates to Windows users
Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab has withdrawn antitrust complaints against Microsoft.
Auditor signs off on financial results
Toshiba has avoided immediate delisting after its auditor signed off on its financial results albeit with criticism of its governance.
Birds of a feather in Wikileaks
Feeling he is not in the media enough again, Julian Assange has offered the Google developer James Damore a job in Wikileaks.
Cheaper faster cloud
Google is cutting the price for high speed storage attached to its cloud virtual machines.
Slashes processing time
Big Blue Boffins claim to have developed technology that dramatically cuts the time it takes to crunch massive amounts of data and then come up with useful insights.
Starts its own mickey mouse outfit
Disney announced today that it will end its distribution deal with Netflix and launch its own streaming service in 2019.
It will be 25 years before there are any benefits
The “great deal” which would see Foxconn open a show factory in the US is laced with so many sweeteners it looks like it will be a quarter of century before Illinois will see any benefit.