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In Europe, there is a feeling among tech companies that the battle has already been lost. Image: Getty

Andy Yen has big dreams for ProtonMail, the secure email service he founded in 2014 that now has 50 million users worldwide. One day, he hopes, it cou(...)

The act will set out for the first time the rules of how large online platforms must compete in the EU’s market. Photograph: AFP via Getty

The EU is poised to unveil a landmark law designed to rein in the market power of Big Tech this week, after a deal was struck on crucial details such (...)

Facebook’s parent company Meta said it has demoted posts that contain links to Russian-controlled state media. Photograph: Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP

Facebook owner Meta said it was demoting content shared from Russian state-controlled media outlets on its social media platforms, making its harder t(...)

Mark Zuckerberg (left) said Nick Clegg (right) ‘will now lead our company on all our policy matters, including how we interact with governments’. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Meta Platforms Inc chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post on Wednesday that he had promoted policy chief Nick Clegg into a larger rol(...)

Any hope that a new name might make people think more positively about the company has failed dismally. Photograph: iStock

If Facebook owner Meta hoped it might be able to close out what has been an “annus horribilis” quietly, then it is very much mistaken. After a year s(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg at the virtual Facebook Connect event at which the company announced its rebranding as Meta. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

This week offered a few revealing glimpses of what the future of remote working will look like. It will be, its architects promise, “transcendent”, “s(...)

Web Summit founder and CEO  Paddy Cosgrave delivers a speech on the opening day of the Web Summit in Lisbon on Monday. Photograph: Patricia de Melo Moreira/AFP via Getty Images

With rain coming down in buckets in Lisbon at the weekend, there were many who wondered if this year’s Web Summit might be a washout. That it was happ(...)

Sensitive data that people share on social media, such as details about sexual orientation, should not be used for political advertising purposes, European Commissioner Vera Jourova told Web Summit in Lisbon. Photograph: Mario Cruz/EPA

The Irish Data Protection Commission is “understaffed and needs additional capacity”, European Commissioner Vera Jourova has said as she announced new(...)

Employees unveil the new Meta logo outside the company’s Menlo Park headquarters in California. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty

Even for Facebook, sorry Meta, these are mad, out-there times. Not only is its algorithmic amplification of “angry” content and capacity to worsen soc(...)

A number of restrictions are in place for the in-person event in Lisbon

Web Summit returns as an in-person event to Lisbon this week with more than 40,000 people expected to converge on the Portuguese capital for the annua(...)

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