The simultaneous outage at Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp came at an awkward time for Mark Zuckerberg's company, as it battles court proceedings which could lead to its break-up.
Australia, the EU and the UK could develop a shared antitrust framework to rein in tech's biggest names. But is an international regulatory approach a realistic prospect?
Announced today by mayor Sadiq Khan, the new Emerging Technology Charter for London aims to provide companies with guidelines on how to implement smart city tech with fairness and transparency.
45% of adults in England were unaware of plans to share GP records with the NHS for research. Activists argue the scheme's poor communication is deliberate.
Servers from four cloud providers, including AWS, are thought to have been used to facilitate human rights violations. Should these companies be more proactive in policing their servers?
Concerns about money laundering could be behind the move, but hitting coin exchanges is also one of the only ways to regulate digital currencies.
Using the digital currency could help more Salvadorians access financial services, but concerns about environmental impact and transparency remain.
NFTs promise artists a new way to connect with their audience and a valuable income stream. But are they here to stay?
Proposed legislation targets illegal and 'legal-but-harmful' content, and could leave businesses facing a huge regulatory burden.
Countries including Turkey, Nigeria and Vietnam have restricted or banned cryptocurrencies. Will the US be next?
Ringfencing EU customer information on the continent is a positive step, but not a complete solution to data transfer issues, experts say.
The likes of Uber and Lyft could soon face greater regulation in the US, but they are unlikely to accept it without a fight.
Tesla's $1.5bn Bitcoin holding may inspire more corporations to invest in crypto assets - and revive enterprise interest in distributed-ledger technology.