Twitter has been fined $550,000 for breaching strict new European privacy regulations, becoming the first US-tech company to be levelled with a penalty related to Europe’s GDPR regime. Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, which operates as the European regulator for the likes of Twitter and Facebook, said the social media company would be penalized for not properly notifying authorities of a...
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Just when you think the stock market excesses couldn’t get any crazier, along comes GameStop. In the space of a few hours today the stock, which was trading at $20 two weeks ago, more than doubled to a high of $159 before collapsing back to $76.79. Like a lot of other stocks bouncing around like a yo-yo lately—video-streaming service FuboTV comes to mind—trading in GameStop is...
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