Entries by Andy Lacey

Facebook slammed over illegal data collection and failure to gain consent

Facebook suffered a two-pronged attack from the European courts this week, over issues with how it collects and processes user data. First, the Berlin Regional Court ruled the tech giant had failed to obtain consent from users to use their personal data for advertising purposes. “Facebook hides default settings that are not privacy-friendly in its […]

Companies waking up to the benefits of development outsourcing

When it comes to outsourcing, it’s all about the bottom line. Or is it? Smart businesses are waking up to the many other benefits of scalable, on-demand software development resource. It’s long been fashionable to lament the failings of outsourcing. From low-quality output and deadline shifting, to poor communication and questionable work ethics; we’ve all […]