In Europe, Facebook’s data law buffer looks to be on borrowed time

Facebook's European business may not, for too much longer, be able to rely on its preferred privacy buffer of arguing that data protection oversight of its business is exclusively limited to the Irish

Facebook fined €1.2M for privacy violations in Spain

Another privacy-related fine for Facebook in Europe: The Spanish data protection regulator has issued a €1.2M (~$1.4M) fine against the social media behemoth for a series of violations regarding its

Klarna launches a peer-to-peer payment app called Wavy

Fintech startup Klarna grew thanks to its e-commerce payment service, but now the startup is diversifying a bit. The Swedish company is launching Wavy, a free peer-to-peer payment app and service. Aft

The team behind Cookies is joining Klarna

All the work that went into creating peer-to-peer payment app Cookies isn’t disappearing forever. After filing for bankruptcy, Swedish tech company Klarna approached the team behind Cookies so that

How peer-to-peer payment app Cookies imploded

Only a couple of months after the official launch, German startup Cookies announced on its blog that it is filing for bankruptcy. According to the blog post and discussions I had with multiple sources

Peer-to-peer payment app Cookies launches in Germany

If you’re reading this article and live in the U.S., you might not realize that Venmo, Square Cash, Facebook Messenger payments and other similar services only work in the U.S. In many countries

Cookies teases its payment app that wants to become the Venmo of Europe

<a target="_blank" href="">Cookies</a> wants to become the <a href="">Venmo of Europe</a>

Apple teams up with Cookie Monster to sell you on hands-free Siri

If I had to choose a sound to identify the second year of my daughter’s life it would probably be one of the collaborations between Sesame Street superstar Cookie Monster and one of the hot pop star

Cookies Wants To Become The Venmo Of Europe

Many have tried, but no European company has become as successful as <a target="_blank" href="">Venmo</a> so far. Venmo is a great way to pay back your friends in a few taps without

Google AdSense Publishers Must Now Obtain EU Visitors’ Consent Before Collecting Data

Google has announced a change to its user consent policy which will affect website publishers using Google products and services, including Google AdSense, DoubleClick for Publishers and DoubleClick A

U.K. Court Case Against Google Could Clarify Law On Private Data

The U.K. data protection watchdog, the ICO, has intervened in a court case brought against Google on privacy grounds by a group of U.K. Internet users because it is interested in how aspects of the ca

As Court Releases Files In Case Alleging Google Tracked UK Safari Users, Search Giant Wants To Move Case To U.S.

Some new developments this weekend in the case of <a target="_blank" href="">12 people in the UK who want to sue Goo

Apple Rejecting Apps Using Cookie-Tracking Methods, Signaling Push To Its Own Ad Identifier Technology Is Now Underway

Mobile app developers using a technology called "cookie tracking" (sometimes called "Safari flip-flop" or "HTML5 first party cookies") are starting to have their apps rejected by Apple's App Review te

Hey, Neelie Kroes, Maybe You Could Return Our Calls About This EU Cookie Law?

Early last year we pointed out that implementing the proposed EU cookie law would profoundly affect European technology companies and anyone running a business online out of Europe. Let's review why.

Law Will Make Web Cookies Completely Opt-In By Default

<img src="" />The days of cookies surreptitiously tracking your every movement online could be coming to an end. A European law goes int

Death Star cookies: Admit it, you made this

<img src="">Back in the old days, before the Internet, the only way you could relive the fun of Star Wars was through baked goods. T

Storm Trooper cookie jar perfect for that intergalactic kitchen motif

<img src="">There probably aren’t too many Star Wars fans out there who aren’t also fans of cookies. I, myself, lo

This stupid economy has officially gone too far as Mother’s Cookies is going under

Gadgets be damned for fifteen minutes, this is real news! Mother’s Cookies – makers of those delicious, delicious frosted Circus Animal Cookies – is going out of business, citing “rising price

Japanese company sells male-only combat cookies to fight obesity

Japanese health and beauty care company Greenhouse [JP] offers a special kind of cookies that are supposedly able to support men who are on a diet. The so-called Otoko no kanpan – Sentou Ryousho