The company was criticized in 2017 after investigating of the privacy violation of users of Microsoft programs Windows Home and Pro. It was revealed that Microsoft was processing personal data unlawfully.
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.
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 Irish Data Protection Commission (IDPC) has launched an investigation into the way in which Google handles personal data in its advertising services in the European Union.
The police took a drunken Tesla driver off the road on Thursday night. The driver had fallen asleep at the wheel, but the autopilot function of the car kept the car moving. The police report this in a message on Instagram.
Apple has introduced its app for Apple TV in Ireland on Monday. That happened in the run-up to the release of Apple TV +, the paid streaming service of the American tech giant.
The European Commission will launch a formal investigation into possible abuse of power by Apple in the coming weeks, sources tell the Financial Times.
Facebook is being examined by the Irish privacy watchdog. The social media company reported earlier this month that passwords of hundreds of millions of users had been stored in an plaintext unprotected state for a while. Investigations should now show whether European data protection rules have been violated, reports the Irish Data Protection Commission.
Google will offer more options for alternative apps for its own services in the Play Store. The adjustments are made in response to the fine that the European Commission gave the tech giant last year.
The name of the Pixel 3a has surfaced in the Google Store, writes 9to5Google. This would be the cheaper version of the current Pixel 3 smartphone from Google.