The UK has confirmed that it will not adopt the EU's copyright directive as it prepares to leave the bloc next week. Articles 11 and 13 caused a stir with critics saying they'd ruin the web.
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Ecosia has announced that it funded over 26,000 trees yesterday during its special event to help Australian wildlife recover from the recent bushfires that engulfed parts of the country for weeks.
The OECD has urged the UK to stall its plans to tax big tech revenues in the country. It comes after France announced a delay to its digital services tax after receiving pressure from the U.S.
Vodafone has announced its withdrawal from the Libra Association, the body responsible for Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency. The association said that the project will be resilient despite its backers.
Brazil is looking to bring charges against Glenn Greenwald, the journalist famous for publishing the Snowden leaks, over his latest work where he revealed corruption in the Bolsonaro government.
Canonical has announced Anbox Cloud, a new solution for enterprises that want to run Android apps from the cloud allowing easy, secure, and containerised access for its intended user base.
Google's Sundar Pichai has said in a piece for the Financial Times that governments should create new regulations for artificial intelligence technologies in a bid to prevent abuse.
Mozilla has said that it's ready to launch its revamped Firefox for Android browser onto the nightly channel. In the spring, it'll arrive on the beta channel, and afterwards on the stable channel.
Turkey's Constitutional Court has ruled the country's ban on Wikipedia is a violation of free expression. ISPs that serve the country have now started to lift the ban on the website.
Google has announced that it will phase out support for third-party cookies in Chrome within the next two years. It will work with other web bodies to develop viable privacy-friendly alternatives.
The United States has told the British government that it "would be madness" for it to allow Huawei technology to be used in any part of its 5G network. The UK should decide on the matter soon.
Samsung has announced the acquisition of TeleWorld Solutions. It said the purchase will allow it to accelerate the deployment of 5G across the United States, making it available in more areas.
The UK's GCHQ has warned people that they should stop using Windows 7 for sensitive activities from tomorrow. Windows 7 will no longer receive security updates leaving systems vulnerable to malware.
Canonical has announced that Ubuntu 19.04 will reach its end-of-life on January 23. If you're still running this version be sure to upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10 if you want to get security patches.
Segway has cancelled demonstrations of its S-Pod after a journalist crashed into a wall at CES. The firm has said that it's planning to add a seatbelt with future models to increase safety.