Regulating Facebook, Google and Amazon is hard given their bewildering complexity

[ad_1] Governments are attempting to regulate tech giants, but the digital disruption genie is already out of the bottle. Credit: Shutterstock Back in the 1990s—a lifetime ago in internet terms—the Spanish sociologist Manuel Castells published several books charting the rise of information networks. He predicted that in the networked age, more value would accrue in […]

ID theft stings, but it's hard to pin on specific data hacks

[ad_1] In this Tuesday, July 30, 2019, file photo, the logo for Capital One Financial appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Data breaches through hacking attacks are common these days, and personal details about you can lead to identity theft, such as credit cards and loans in […]

European price war squeezes Lufthansa hard

[ad_1] Rising costs for jet fuel and price competition are squeezing profits at Lufthansa European airline giant Lufthansa on Tuesday reported tumbling net profits in the second quarter, saying higher operating costs and a European short-haul price war ate into the bottom line. Net profit at Lufthansa fell 70 percent year-on-year in April-June, to 226 […]