Wed, 17 Jun, 2020
Mon, 01 Jun, 2020
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has amassed a fortune of around €75bn by making privacy redundant. He — and the 3bn people who use Facebook — has changed how data is managed or shared. Social media has thrashed the old comforts, the old shields of controlling information and how, or if, it reaches the public domain. The genie is out of the bottle.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
Where the problem for economies and financial services is lack of competition, residents of developing countries need to look to their own politicians. The remedy for their woes is not going to come from Mark Zuckerberg, writes.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
US Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren went after big tech during the Democratic debate on Tuesday night but brushed off rival Kamala Harris’s challenge to join her in calling for President Donald Trump’s suspension from Twitter.
Thu, 17 Oct, 2019
This week’s report that a weakness in WhatsApp allowed hackers to inject commercial spyware on to phones is another example, as if one was needed, that a belief in the idea of privacy requires the kind of optimism Lotto ticket sales relies on.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
Gerard Pique’s focus as his team took a valuable 1-0 advantage in Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final first leg at Manchester United was particularly impressive, given the many potential distractions inside the Barcelona defender’s head.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
The relentless growth of social media platforms has driven fundamental change. This year, a Rubicon will be crossed as, for the first time, digital media advertising revenues are expected to outstrip the advertising spend in traditional media. This will usher in change far, far beyond anything imagined in a narrow commercial context.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2019
The dark side of internet technology in general and Facebook — which now owns WhatsApp and Instagram — in particular have been among the many problems governments have wrestled with throughout 2018. They remain unresolved as we welcome the new year. Like the hydrogen bomb, the technology cannot be uninvented, yet legislatures around the free world struggle to find ways to curtail its destructive power.
Fri, 28 Dec, 2018
Irish artificial intelligence startup Getvisibility has announced an expansion and opening of an office in Boston, Massachusetts, which positions it to sell its data protection software platform into the US market.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2018