Beijing UnionRead Information Technology will give HP the local presence needed to build and operate OpenStack-based clouds for Chinese businesses. Read more »
The 25,000-people-strong “class action” privacy suit against Facebook, launched in Austria at the start of this month, is going ahead. Although the case was recently shifted from one court to another, Max Schrems’s “Europe v Facebook” campaign group said on Thursday that the wheels are now properly in motion. The Vienna Regional Court has reviewed the case and ordered Facebook Ireland, the company’s international headquarters, to respond to the claimants’ accusations of widespread breaches of data protection law. The social network has four weeks to respond, though it may also apply for a four-week extension.
The Berlin-based streaming success is introducing a new “Premier” tier for creators who want to get paid, which will mean the inclusion of advertising on its platform for the first time. Read more »