New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has sent condolences over the shootings at two mosques that killed 50 people, some of which were live-streamed over the social media platform.
European Union finance ministers are set to ditch a plan to introduce an EU-wide digital tax next week.
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said he believed secure private messaging would become more popular than open platforms.
The Government is facing renewed Dáil pressure over the controversial National Broadband Plan (NBP).
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has called for a new privacy law in the US, claiming that “shadowy” data brokers are eroding people’s trust in technology.
The discount telecoms firm Yourtel is again in trouble with the Irish regulator.
Vodafone Ireland is dipping a toe into rural 5G mobile broadband with trials in Roscommon, Wexford, Tipperary and Waterford.
MINISTERS are optimistic that a review of the bidding process for the National Broadband Plan will not further stall its roll-out.
The EU is considering a probe into Facebook’s European tax arrangements, with Ireland’s tax treatment of multinationals again in the spotlight, Politico reported.
Expanding the remit of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland to monitor and regulate online platforms such as Facebook and Google is being considered by Government, officials have told an Oireachtas committee today.