EU's GDPR privacy law led to over $100 million in fines: DLA Piper

EU’s GDPR privacy law led to over $100 million in fines: DLA Piper

mixmagic | iStock | Getty Images The European Union’s overhaul of data privacy regulation is estimated to have generated 114 million euros ($126 million) in fines since it was introduced almost two years ago. Since its implementation in May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) led to over 160,000 data breach notifications across Europe, … Read more…

Facebook, Amazon, Google and a fear that transcends politics

Facebook, Amazon, Google and a fear that transcends politics

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Georgetown University in a ‘Conversation on Free Expression” in Washington, DC on October 17, 2019. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Amazon just reported that consumers not only bought billions of dollars in stuff from it over the holidays, but purchased “tens of millions” of Amazon devices. Political … Read more…

LinkedIn names the fastest-growing jobs across Europe

LinkedIn names the fastest-growing jobs across Europe

Richard Drury/Getty Images As more industries look to increase their technological innovation, it seems fitting that one of the fastest-growing job roles is in artificial intelligence. Professional social platform LinkedIn looked at all its members with a public profile that have held full-time positions within the past five years. From this pool it then calculated … Read more…

Ireland's Helen Dixon has attention of Big Tech

Ireland’s Helen Dixon has attention of Big Tech

Ireland’s reputation when it comes to keeping corporations in check isn’t exactly tough. The European Parliament said in a report earlier this year the country displays traits of a tax haven and facilitates “aggressive tax planning.” But since a landmark privacy law called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect across the European … Read more…