Facebook announces a settlement with stock market watchdog SEC on Wednesday. The social media giant may pay a fine of more than 100 million dollars. That writes business newspaper The Wall Street Journal based on an initiate.
In the south of France, thousands of holidaymakers have been evacuated due to severe fires. In and around the town of Argèles-sur-Mer a fire broke out yesterday morning in a number of places. Because of the strong gusts of wind up to 70 kilometers per hour, a number of campsites were evacuated.
Shareholders are increasingly voting against proposals from the board of Dutch listed companies or indicating that they will do so. As a result of this, companies are already removing proposals prior to shareholders’ meetings (AGM) from the agenda. That concludes the interest group of institutional investors Eumedion after an evaluation of the meetings last spring.
The Irish privacy protection dog Data Protection Commission (DPC) has once again launched an investigation into Apple, Reuters writes. The regulator checks whether Apple complies with the General Data Protection Regulation.
Several Dutch banks analyze and use payment data from customers for advertising purposes, de Volkskrant writes Wednesday after an inventory round.
China’s Huawei is still blacklisted by the US government despite President Donald Trump’s promise to lift the blockade against the telecom giant. This is stated in an internal memo from the US Department of Commerce, viewed by Reuters news agency. According to insiders, it is a sign of confusion about the status of Huawei.
Photos of nearly one hundred thousand travelers have leaked at American customs, writes The Register on Tuesday. The leak occurred after a cyber attack.
The Overijssel District Court ruled that the municipality of Deventer must pay a man compensation of 500 euros for violating the General Data Protection Regulation (AVG).
The American car manufacturer Ford Motor wants to close its engine plant in Bridgend in the UK at the end of next year. The automaker confirmed earlier reports about an impending closure of the location. Ford starts a first consultation round. Trade unions announced earlier that they would oppose the measure with all their might.
After the strong decline in recent weeks, stock market indicator AEX is trying to find a floor around 538 points. Technical analysts are divided as to whether this will succeed.