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May 24, 2018
US consumer groups challenge Tesla's Autopilot advertising, calls it 'deceptive and misleading'The Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog, both non-profit groups, sent a letter to the FTC saying that consumers could be misled into thinking, based on Tesla’s marketing and advertising, that Autopilot makes a Tesla vehicle self-driving.
May 19, 2018
Socially responsible firms are selling or rethinking their stake in Facebook over its inability to strengthen data privacyThe retreat from the world’s largest social media network is one of the sharpest responses by investors to concerns about Facebook's handling of user data.
Apr 20, 2018
Facebook's privacy practices were cleared by PwC for the period in which Cambridge Analytica was misusing user dataFacebook has been under scrutiny since disclosing personal information of 87 million Facebook users wrongly ended up in the hands of Cambridge Analytica.
Apr 11, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg navigates through his first congressional hearing without making promises on regulation of FacebookDuring the nearly five hours of questioning, Mark Zuckerberg repeated apologies he had previously made for a range of problems that have beset Facebook.
Apr 05, 2018
Facebook says Cambridge Analytica data leak hit about 87 million users including 5.6 lakh IndiansFacebook first acknowledged last month that personal information about millions of users wrongly ended up in the hands of Cambridge Analytica.
Mar 27, 2018
US trade regulator presses Facebook to explain personal user data sharing with Cambridge AnalyticaThe FTC investigation is looking at more than whether Facebook violated a 2011 consent order it reached with the FTC over its privacy practices
Mar 21, 2018
Suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO confirms that campaign by consultancy firm did influence the US electionsCambridge Analytica’s board of directors suspended CEO Alexander Nix on Tuesday, shortly before the second part of British broadcaster Channel 4’s expose.
Jan 24, 2018
EU is expected to impose a hefty fine on Qualcomm for anti-competitive practicesApple and Qualcomm are engaged in a wide-ranging legal battle over Qualcomm’s business practices which started a year ago.
Jan 18, 2018
Broadcom's engagement in anti competitive practices being investigated by US Federal Trade CommissionThe investigation comes as Broadcom pursues a hostile takeover of Qualcomm in a $103 billion deal
Jan 02, 2018
National Medical Commission Bill would give licence to quackery and result in a public healthcare disasterAny professional body performs three key functions: Advancing knowledge, regulating conduct and maintaining a standard of entry. However, if the National Medical Commission Bill 2017 becomes law, this may change.