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TECH 19 Jul 2016 | 9:07 AM

T-Mobile to exempt Pokémon Go from data charges

T-Mobile is jumping on the Pokémon Go bandwagon: The mobile carrier announced that it will give its customers a year's worth of free Pokémon Go data, which means that consumers will be able to play the game without having it count against their monthly data plan.

TECH 22 Apr 2019 | 4:42 AM

Facebook signals softer stance on ad rules for EU elections

Facebook Inc’s head of global affairs said the social-media company is willing to explore ways to exempt some European parties and EU elections from its rules about online political advertising, the Financial Times reported.

TECH 16 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

In-flight phone calls could be coming to an airplane seat near you

It's the one safe zone where people are exempt from having to listen in on personal phone calls and family dramas, but a loophole in air travel regulations could allow fliers to place in-flight phone calls as long as travellers are notified before their ticket purchase.

TECH 28 Nov 2016 | 4:16 AM

Uber in landmark court battle on Nov 29 to escape strict rules

Uber will seek to convince Europe's top court that it is a digital service, not a transport company, in a case that could determine whether app-based startups should be exempt from strict laws meant for regular companies.

TECH 23 Dec 2013 | 1:10 PM

Gaming gaffes

The videogame industry is not exempt from blunders, either.

TECH 11 Sep 2013 | 10:40 AM

Google loses appeal in Street View privacy case

A US Court refused to exempt Google from liability for having inadvertently intercepted e-mails, user names, passwords and other data from private WiFi networks when it created Street View.

TECH 08 May 2019 | 3:00 AM

Car-sharing apps’ rising US popularity fuels tax debate

Lawmakers in Arizona and about three dozen other US states are weighing regulations for apps that let people rent their cars to strangers.

TECH 30 Nov 2018 | 8:33 AM

Facebook exempts news publishers from political ad archive

Facebook Inc said it will stop including some publishers’ advertising in its political ad archive following months of criticism from news organisations.