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Facebook fined £91m for ‘misleading’ regulators during WhatsApp acquisition

This week, the European Commission is fining Facebook £94.1 million, after concluding that the company gave ‘misleading’ information during an investigation into its acquisition of WhatsApp in 2014. The EC initially began vetting the acquisition deal between Facebook and WhatsApp on anti-competitive grounds. During the Commission’s investigation, Facebook made filings …

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The mp3 format is officially dead

After 25 long years of success, the mp3 file format has officially been discontinued this week. The music format first hit the big time during the heyday of the iPod and rival mp3 players. Since then however, the format has slowly been replaced by formats like AAC, which offer superior …

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Microsoft: Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility between companies and customers

On Friday, businesses, governments and the UK’s National Health Service were left scrambling in the wake of a massive ransomware attack. The ‘WannaCry’ ransomware swiftly spread across 200,000 computers in 150 countries, causing Microsoft to issue an emergency patch for those still running outdated Windows XP systems. It turns out, …

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