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NY hospital uses Apple Watch to monitor healthcare workers’ health

According to a report, Mount Sinai COVID Informatic Center in New York, USA, which was established with a grant from Microsoft, is using Apple Watches to monitor health of doctors,…

Internet access disrupted in Iran as citizens protest against executions

The Internet in Iran has seen major interruptions following protests that erupted after authorities in the country made announcements about convictions and death penalties for protesters and political prisoners.

General Court of the EU annuls the EC decision on the Irish tax rulings in favour of Apple

In 2016, the European Commission (EC) decided that two tax rulings issued by the Irish tax authorities in favour of Apple companies constituted state aid unlawfully put into effect by Ireland.

Italian DPA fines €16.7 million telecom company for GDPR violations

According to Compliance Week, the Italian data protection authority (DPA) has fined the telecommunications operator WINDTRE €16.7 million for violating data collecti…

Canadian federal government interferes with provinces in cooperation with Apple and Googl…

The government of Alberta has introduced a contact tracing app in May 2020. In order to be fully functioning, this app needs an update which requires cooperation from Apple and Google.

Latest updates

NY hospital uses Apple Watch to monitor healthcare workers’ health

According to a report, Mount Sinai COVID Informatic Center in New York, USA, which was established with a grant from Microsoft, is using Apple Watches to monitor health of doctors,

Internet access disrupted in Iran as citizens protest against executions

The Internet in Iran has seen major interruptions following protests that erupted after authorities in the country made announcements about convictions and death penalties for protesters and political prisoners.

General Court of the EU annuls the EC decision on the Irish tax rulings in favour of Apple

In 2016, the European Commission (EC) decided that two tax rulings issued by the Irish tax authorities in favour of Apple companies constituted state aid unlawfully put into effect by Ireland.

Italian DPA fines €16.7 million telecom company for GDPR violations

According to Compliance Week, the Italian data protection authority (DPA) has fined the telecommunications operator WINDTRE €16.7 million for violating data collecti

Canadian federal government interferes with provinces in cooperation with Apple and Google

The government of Alberta has introduced a contact tracing app in May 2020. In order to be fully functioning, this app needs an update which requires cooperation from Apple and Google.

 

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