Facebook executive jailed in Brazil
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You really have to listen to court orders

Facebook’s attempt to do an Apple and ignore a court order in Brazil has resulted in its vice president being jailed.

Facebook launches live streaming for iOS users in US
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Eventually wants 914 million mobile users to jump in front of live camera

On Thursday, the world’s largest social networking platform has just made live streaming available as an option to all Apple iOS users in the United States. The update marks the first time the company has made the feature widely available.

Oculus Touch controller delayed until Q2 2016
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Still out of Touch

Oculus touch controllers will be delayed until Q2 2016 as the company needs more time to perfect the technology. This was confirmed in company's official blog.

Tech leaders will be jailed for reporting UK spying
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Two years in prison

The UK government is threatening to jail leaders of tech companies who warn their customers that they have been victims of government spying.

Facebook open sources its artificial intelligence
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Because everyone wants Facebook’s intelligence

Social notworking site Facebook has announced it will open source its artificial intelligence (AI) hardware.

Irish watchdog told to bite Facebook and Apple
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Investigate privacy issues

The Irish Government is very close to Facebook and Apple, which use the country as a tax haven, however a few eyebrows were raised when its Data Protection Commissioner refused to investigate a data privacy complaint by Austrian law student Max Schrems.

Facebook taking the mickey on UK tax
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Pays its staff more in bonuses 

Facebook has been sticking two fingers up at the UK taxman and has been paying staff more in bonuses than it does in UK tax.

US not allowed to take EU data
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Legal ruling puts US tech in a spin

The US technology industry is paying the price for the obsession that its government has on stealing data.

We don't give a flying duck about your personal data
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Says the Montenegrin Data Protection Agency to its gullible citizens.

This is the latest of a number of deliberations by the European Data Protection Agencies on whether or not their national laws apply to the processing of personal data of their citizens by multibillion, I meant multinational conglomerates. And the Montenegrin DPA says - no!

Facebook puritans curse Oculus's killer app
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No sex please we are Americans

While the adult entertainment industry has been the killer app for a number of technology breakthroughs, Mark Zuckerberg wants none of it for his Oculus Rift.