Twitter apologises for sharing iOS location data BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Twitter has apologised after a bug resulted in the sharing of location data from Apple mobile devices. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/twitter-apologises-for-sharing-ios-location-data-38108831.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article38108829.ece/97ba5/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_6bd4f724-dbae-4832-b7e5-4d96dd7ac3a8_1 Email Twitter has apologised after a bug resulted in the sharing of location data from Apple mobile devices. The social media site said it discovered it was “inadvertently collecting and sharing iOS location data with one of our trusted partners in certain circumstances”. Twitter said the location data has not been retained and has since been deleted. The company said: “Specifically, if you used more than one account on Twitter for iOS and opted into using the precise location feature in one account, we may have accidentally collected location data when … [Read more...] about Twitter apologises for sharing iOS location data
Competition watchdog blocks Sainsbury’s-Asda merger BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The competition watchdog has blocked Sainsbury’s £12 billion merger with Asda on the grounds that it would result in higher prices for consumers and damage competition. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/competition-watchdog-blocks-sainsburysasda-merger-38049100.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article38049101.ece/5ec99/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_511c8f3e-aa0b-417e-9c41-3c86dcfdc2c5_1 Email The competition watchdog has blocked Sainsbury’s £12 billion merger with Asda on the grounds that it would result in higher prices for consumers and damage competition. In its final report into the deal, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) found that it would lead to increased prices in stores, online and at petrol stations across the UK. Shoppers and motorists would be “worse off” if Sainsbury’s and Walmart-owned Asda were to merge, the CMA … [Read more...] about Competition watchdog blocks Sainsbury’s-Asda merger
It has been compared to a cotton bud, a sperm, and more unmentionable items. But despite criticism of the planned skyscraper, the Tulip has been given the go-ahead to bloom in London's skyline. Projected to rise to over 1,000ft, more than three times the height of Big Ben, plans for the tower were finally accepted by a margin of 18 votes to seven. The City of London's planning committee has been deliberating since November 2018 over whether to allow the building of the new floral bud shaped cultural centre. During a three hour debate before the vote many objections were raised, including those of residents in the surrounding area. One criticised the building’s ambiguous form, calling it a “large... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per week … [Read more...] about The Tulip: City of London’s new tallest skyscraper gets the go-ahead to bloom
Who are the rivals to Apple’s new subscription TV service? BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Apple will enter the video subscription market later on Monday when the technology giant is expected to announce plans for a new TV and film service. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/who-are-the-rivals-to-apples-new-subscription-tv-service-37948001.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37947999.ece/3bab9/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_8d48a053-2733-4776-9f1d-f011939adddd_1 Email Apple will enter the video subscription market later on Monday when the technology giant is expected to announce plans for a new TV and film service. Here is a closer look at the rivals Apple will be up against: – Netflix The most high-profile of the rival services, Netflix has more than 130 million subscribers globally and features a mixture of award-winning original content and other TV and film releases. Users can watch content on-demand on a variety of devices, from laptops to smartphones … [Read more...] about Who are the rivals to Apple’s new subscription TV service?
Sports Direct says its Debenhams proposals are better than ‘insolvency’ BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has hit out at Debenhams for rejecting his latest attempt to wrest control of the struggling retailer. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/sports-direct-says-its-debenhams-proposals-are-better-than-insolvency-37947446.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37947447.ece/f954c/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_42ef3da2-9fd2-4eb6-b5ae-1e38965c49a0_1 Email Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has hit out at Debenhams for rejecting his latest attempt to wrest control of the struggling retailer. The billionaire said in a stock market update that an offer to buy Debenhams’ Danish business, Magasin du Nord, for £100 million, revealed last week, is one of several offers that Sports Direct has made to put the department store chain on a more secure footing. Sports Direct added on Monday that its proposals are better than the … [Read more...] about Sports Direct says its Debenhams proposals are better than ‘insolvency’