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Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Google tried to hide the Google+ breach from the glare of lawmakers, but it failed and it’s now being investigated and facing lawsuits

Google did not disclose the fact that it had left the data of 500,000 Google+ users exposed due to a glitch. Regulators in Germany and Ireland are now pursuing the possibility of investigations into Google, and two Google+ users in California have filed a class-action lawsuit.
Damian Collins MP.

Instagram TV’s ‘very disturbing’ videos show social media needs regulation, according to a prominent British politician

Conservative MP Damian Collins said there needs to be regulation to create a "commercial incentive" for social media companies to effectively moderate their content, after being presented with evidence from a Business Insider investigation into Instagram's new service IGTV.

New York’s top lawyer says many crypto exchanges lack ‘fairness, integrity and security’ — and it could harm consumers

The fledging cryptocurrency trading market is at risk of manipulation and lacks serious consumer protections, according to a report released by the New York Attorney General on Tuesday.
Farmer John Duffy and Roger Murphy load soybeans from a grain bin onto a truck

Soybeans plunge to near their lowest level in a decade

Soybean prices fell to a near decade-low on Tuesday after data pointed to a larger-than-expected harvest and as the Trump administration escalated trade tensions with the China, the largest destination for American exports of the legume.
Gary Cohn doesn't think tax cuts primarily helped the rich.

Gary Cohn rips into Wall Street critic Elizabeth Warren, calling her attacks on banks ‘naive’

Gary Cohn, the former top economic adviser to President Donald Trump, responded to some of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's criticism of the administration's policy and Wall Street banks. He disagreed that the tax cuts Trump signed into law in January primarily benefited the rich.
Clash Royale's version of the loot box, allowing players to chose between lengthy playtime or immediate purchase.

Regulators from more than a dozen countries are looking to crack down on ‘loot boxes,’ a controversial video gaming practice that could be...

Regulators from more than a dozen countries say the line between video gaming and gambling has become blurred.

Dozens of retailers testified about how Trump’s trade war with China could impact them – here’s what they said

Hundreds of company and industry representatives testified before trade officials in Washington last month about how the next round of duties could affect them. Here's what some individuals from the retail and distribution industries had to say.

Here’s why Ashton Kutcher thinks it’s ‘absurd’ if you have a problem with the scooters that were littering San Francisco’...

"This just aversion to change," said Ashton Kutcher, the actor and investor, of the regulatory issues now facing electric scooter company Bird.
President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump assigned a task force to investigate cryptocurrency fraud

President Donald Trump has assigned an official task force to investigate the pervasive fraud within the cryptocurrency industry, among other kinds of fraud.
The island of Malta has warmly welcomed the blockchain industry.

A bitcoin billionaire is quietly building the world’s first decentralized bank on this tiny, idyllic island

Plans for the world's first decentralized, community-owned bank are taking root in Malta. The project has already received backing from both Binance and Malta's government.