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Perspectives on tackling Big Tech’s market power – TechCrunch

The need for markets-focused competition watchdogs and consumer-centric privacy regulators to think outside their respective ‘legal silos’ and find creative…

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UK’s ICO warns over ‘big data’ surveillance threat of live facial recognition in public – TechCrunch

The UK’s chief data protection regulator has warned over reckless and inappropriate use of live facial recognition (LFR) in public…

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Mass surveillance must have meaningful safeguards, says ECHR – TechCrunch

The highest chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has delivered a blow to anti-surveillance campaigners in Europe…

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British AI startup Faculty raises $42.5M growth round led by Apax Digital Fund – TechCrunch

British artificial intelligence (AI) company, Faculty has raised £30 million ($42.5M) in growth funding from the Apax Digital Fund (ADF)….

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UK gov’t triggers national security scrutiny of Nvidia-Arm deal – TechCrunch

The UK government has intervened to trigger public interest scrutiny of chipmaker’s Nvidia’s planned to buy Arm Holdings. The secretary…

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UK’s competition regulator asks for views on breaking up Google – TechCrunch

The UK’s competition regulator has raised concerns about the market power of digital ad platform giants Google and Facebook in…

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Reaction Engines’ Mach 5 engine is just the tip of the new aerospace boom – TechCrunch

Imagine a hypersonic passenger aircraft that would cut the journey time between London and New York to around two hours….

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Alexa, where are the legal limits on what Amazon can do with my health data? – TechCrunch

The contract between the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and ecommerce giant Amazon — for a health information licensing partnership…