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Facebook eyes second Danish data centre

Facebook has acquired 212 hectares of land in Andrup, Esbjerg, Denmark to build a new data centre facility.


WhatsApp fined $267M for breaching GDPR rules

After an investigation, Ireland’s data watchdog, the Data Protection Commission, concluded that Facebook-owned WhatsApp fell foul of EU data privacy rules. Handing down a $267M fine, the watchdog said WhatsApp failed to inform European Union citizens enough about how the communications firm collected, used and shared their personal data. The investigation into WhatsApp started in… Read More


Facebook partnership offers on-the-job training

Facebook has announced Hardhat in Hand, a skilled labor building program which will provide paid training for individuals interested in data centre construction.


Editorial: Why Big Tech can be proud of its coronavirus response

The novel coronavirus pandemic is sweeping the globe and once bustling industrial economies are grinding to a halt. 

Companies and their employees are being forced to rapidly adapt to a new way of working, civil liberties are being withdrawn to ease pressure on already-squeezed health services, and emergency services on the frontline of the pandemic are making unthinkable sacrifices to attend the infected.


Tech giants team up to fight coronavirus

Facebook and Google are among the technology firms that have joined forces to protect and inform people during the coronavirus outbreak. The group of companies, which own and run some of the world’s biggest online platforms, have said they have committed to work together and with governments in response to the pandemic. In a joint statement, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Reddit and YouTube said they would help ensure people could stay connected to each other during isolation as well as fight any misinformation and fraud linked to the outbreak.