Irish watchdog told to bite Facebook and Apple
Published in News

Investigate privacy issues

The Irish Government is very close to Facebook and Apple, which use the country as a tax haven, however a few eyebrows were raised when its Data Protection Commissioner refused to investigate a data privacy complaint by Austrian law student Max Schrems.

Facebook taking the mickey on UK tax
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Pays its staff more in bonuses 

Facebook has been sticking two fingers up at the UK taxman and has been paying staff more in bonuses than it does in UK tax.

US not allowed to take EU data
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Legal ruling puts US tech in a spin

The US technology industry is paying the price for the obsession that its government has on stealing data.

We don't give a flying duck about your personal data
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Says the Montenegrin Data Protection Agency to its gullible citizens.

This is the latest of a number of deliberations by the European Data Protection Agencies on whether or not their national laws apply to the processing of personal data of their citizens by multibillion, I meant multinational conglomerates. And the Montenegrin DPA says - no!

Facebook puritans curse Oculus's killer app
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No sex please we are Americans

While the adult entertainment industry has been the killer app for a number of technology breakthroughs, Mark Zuckerberg wants none of it for his Oculus Rift.

Facebook works out way to annoy mobile users
Published in Mobiles

Hits you with adverts as you are on the move

Facebook is rolling out a system called Place Tips which will allow businesses to push updates to a person's smartphone when they are near.

Google, Twitter and Facebook must surrender to Tsar Putin
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Must grass up his enemies

Russia's media watchdog has ordered Google, Twitter and Facebook to grass up the names and addresses of those who do not like President Vladamir Putin or be shut down.

VR units like Oculus, Re Vive to cost close to $1,000
Published in Wearables

Expensive technology

Now there is another player in the Virtual Reality arena and it goes under the name FOVE. 

Oculus Rift delayed
Published in Wearables
27 April 2015

Oculus Rift delayed

Not ready this year

It is starting to look like Oculus Rift peripheral will not be in the shops as promised this year.

Facebook “owner” now a fugitive
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Not him, the other one

The bloke who once claimed to own half of Facebook is now on the run from the cops.