Alibaba Group said it will not allow its technology to be used for targeting and identifying specific ethnic groups, following a report that its facial recognition technology can pick out Uighur minorities.
The lawsuit against the company's parent Alphabet Inc follows years of complaints that it and other big tech firms including Facebook and Amazon use their massive market power to smite competitors in pursuit of profits.
John Lewis will host a special live-stream event on Friday and has also unveiled Rita Clifton as its its next deputy chairman. The company will host its first live-streamed show as part of its Christmas campaign.
Facebook will shift all its UK users into user agreements with the corporate headquarters in California, moving them out of their current relationship with Facebook's Irish unit and out of reach of Europe's privacy laws.
Ireland's data regulator has fined Twitter €450,000 for a bug that made some private tweets public, the regulator said Tuesday, in the first sanction against a U.S. firm under a new European Union data privacy system.