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Chrome 71 Will Show Warning On Sites That Trick Users Into Paying A Fee

Google is going to crack down on websites that hide billing information that is charged on users’ monthly mobile bill. Starting with Chrome 71, Google will show a full-page warning to users who access web pages that come with deceiving mobile subscription forms. Several websites let users pay for visiting their website by entering their phone number into […]

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Disney Will Launch ‘Disney+’ Streaming Service In 2019

We can finally put all the rumors to rest. Disney on Twitter confirmed that it would be launching streaming service known as “Disney+” in late 2019. The Walt Disney Company’s new direct-to-consumer streaming service will be called Disney+, launching in the U.S. in late 2019: https://t.co/fqv1HFHtqw pic.twitter.com/ut3ojyusB1 — Disney (@Disney) November 8, 2018 Presently, Disney […]

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Volkswagen reportedly has $23,000 Tesla competitor in the works

According to Reuters’ sources, Volkswagen has also made new partnerships with SK Innovation, a South Korean battery cell manufacturer, and Ford. Reuters reported last month that VW and Ford had been in exploratory talks to develop self-driving electric vehicles. Following the embarrassing Dieselgate scandal in which Volkswagen cheated emissions tests, the European Union and the […]

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An early test of the GDPR: taking on data brokers

Formal complaints to European regulators under the GDPR by UK non-profit Privacy International were also filed against ad-tech companies Criteo, Quantcast and Tapad as well as credit agencies Equifax (the subject of a massive breach just last year) and Experian. “Our complaints target companies that, despite exploiting the data of millions of people, are not […]

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Disney results jump on strong movie slate

Walt Disney Co.’s earnings for the latest quarter sailed passed expectations, boosted by a strong slate of movies such as “Incredibles 2” as the company moves toward closing its $71.3 billion deal to buy 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets. Disney and other media companies are facing a shifting landscape as more TV watchers switch to […]