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TECH 10 Jul 2019 | 11:39 AM

Amazon customer helpline not required, says Europe’s top court in boost for e-commerce

US online retailer Amazon does not have to provide a helpline phone number to consumers, Europe's top court said on July 10 in a ruling that could boost e-commerce merchants.

TECH 03 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Facebook must proceed with privacy breach suit, US judge rules

Facebook Inc must defend itself in a District of Columbia lawsuit accusing the social network of failing to safeguard users’ personal data and allowing a UK political consulting firm to mine the information for the benefit of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.

Football 27 May 2019 | 8:32 PM

Madrid Champions League rush: 500 euros for a bunk bed, breakfast included?

MADRID (Reuters) - With prices for a bunk bed in a hostel soaring as high as 500 euros in Madrid during the Champions League final weekend, soccer fans have demanded consumer protection laws to shield them from what they say is price gouging by hotels.

TECH 26 Apr 2019 | 5:09 AM

Facebook’s email-harvesting practice is under investigation in New York

New York’s attorney general is opening an investigation into Facebook Inc’s unauthorised collection of 1.5 million users’ email contacts without their permission.

TECH 25 Mar 2019 | 7:59 AM

Facebook is accused of knowing Cambridge mined its user data

Facebook Inc employees knew the Cambridge Analytica political-consulting firm had mined users’ personal data but didn’t tell those users before the news became public, an attorney for the District of Columbia said in court.