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More than words required to restore public faith in Facebook

More than words required to restore public faith in Facebook

Sheryl Sandberg said all the right things as she brought her global charm offensive to Dublin, but questions – and legal issues – about data protection won’t go away for the social media giant

Gadget watch: Lenovo scores high with a hybrid

Gadget watch: Lenovo scores high with a hybrid

The big let-down is the battery life

French data regulator throws down the gauntlet with Google fine

French data regulator throws down the gauntlet with Google fine

France’s Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) issued Google with a €50 million fine for a breach of EU privacy laws, the first big punishment for a tech giant since the GDPR was enacted last May

WhatsApp tackles the spread of fake news

WhatsApp tackles the spread of fake news

Messaging app’s move has a spam-proofing upside

Nike’s self-tying sneakers might not be a runner

Nike’s self-tying sneakers might not be a runner

Bluetooth-enabled Adapt BBs are a big step forward in terms of tech, but they aren’t the flashiest and will be a hard sell at $350

Born Clippy

Born Clippy

After 20 years at Microsoft, PJ Hough is leading a major transformation at Citrix in his role as chief product officer.

Premium phone for a budget price

Premium phone for a budget price

Stop giving social media companies facial recognition data

Stop giving social media companies facial recognition data

Your incessant selfies are paving the way to a surveillance state, argues Emmet Ryan

Aisling Keegan's unusual route to success

Aisling Keegan's unusual route to success

Growing up, Aisling Keegan planned to become a school teacher, but she was lured by the siren call of the business world and found she had a talent for leadership. As general manager of Dell EMC Ireland, she sees an urgent need for Ireland to play catch-up digitally

Young Scientist 2019: From the maths of rap to a laser-guided fix for posture

Young Scientist 2019: From the maths of rap to a laser-guided fix for posture

The young people presenting the 550 projects at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition looked at their local areas for inspiration

Go deep to maximise IT profits, says Havok co-founder

Go deep to maximise IT profits, says Havok co-founder

Steve Collins, who has spent the past two years as a partner with Frontline Ventures, said the clarity of the benefits of deep learning made it appealing to businesses

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy payload is paying off

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy payload is paying off

Three exoplanets already confirmed in first three months of observation

Connected Podcast: Andy Dundon

Connected Podcast: Andy Dundon

Emmet Ryan speaks to Andy Dundon of GSK in the latest Connected podcast.

Samsung delivers latest tech shock

Samsung delivers latest tech shock

Samsung's quarterly profit and revenue missed estimates due to weak demand for memory chips during the last three months of 2018, the same period when rival Apple saw anaemic sales in China

Profile Fortnite: The game-changer

Profile Fortnite: The game-changer