Australia vs Facebook as Privacy commissioner launches Federal Court action

Commissioner alleges Facebook has committed serious and/or repeated interferences with privacy in contravention of Australian privacy law. Read More

Company that Apple is suing releases Android for iPhone

The target of an Apple copyright lawsuit has released a tool that lets users install Android on older iPhones. Read More

India’s highest court overturns cryptocurrency trading ban

Court ruled that cryptocurrency exchanges have not adversely impacted the nation’s economy. Read More

Singapore intellectual property officer nominated for UN top role

The first Singaporean tipped to be the next director general of the United Nations World Intellectual Property Organisation, Daren Tang, was selected from an initial list of 10 candidates and, if confirmed, would be the first in the country to assume a top UN role. Read More

Home Affairs claims AML/CTF amendments could save AU$1.3 billion

It also means that Austrac could easily share intelligence with financial institutions, and vice versa. Read More

Facial recognition critics are ‘ill-informed’ says police chief

In the age of Facebook and Twitter, worries about police use of live facial recognition are outweighed by the opportunity the technology provides to fight crime, says the Met Police chief. Read More

AI: It’s time to tame the algorithms and this is how we’ll do it, says Europe

The European Commission has new ideas for ensuring AI is used responsibly – not like it is in other countries. Read More

Trump’s DOJ and Sun founder McNealy back Oracle in Google’s Android-Java fight

And some Oracle employees walk out over Larry Ellison’s fundraiser for President Trump. Read More

Samsung names non-executive director as board chair

It is the first time a non-executive director has been chosen to head Samsung Electronics’ board. Read More

Europe unveils its big AI strategy: Others are abusing AI. That mustn’t happen here

The European Commission has new ideas for ensuring AI is used responsibly – not like it is in other countries. Read More