Instagram promotes Vishal Shah as head of product

Facebook Inc’s photo-sharing app Instagram said on Monday it promoted its director of product management Vishal Shah as the head of product, effective immediately.

Saipem servers suffer cyber attack in Middle East

Italian oil services company Saipem said it had identified a cyber attack out of India on Monday that had primarily affected its servers in the Middle East.

Google+ shutdown speeds up, new privacy bug affected 52.5 million users

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Monday it would shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of schedule, after finding a software flaw for the second time this year that allowed partner apps to access its users’ private data.

FACC sues former CEO, CFO for $11 million over cyber fraud failings

Chinese-owned plane parts maker FACC is suing its former chief executive and ex finance chief who it alleges failed to do enough to protect it from a cyber fraud costing tens of millions of euros, an Austrian court said.

China sets up online games review panel, raises approval resumption hopes

Chinese regulators have set up an online video games ethics committee that has already reviewed 20 titles, state media said, raising hopes the government was preparing to resume an approval process that has been frozen for most of this year.

Jordan to rethink controversial cybercrimes law

Jordan is to withdraw proposed amendments to a cybercrimes bill submitted to parliament that rights activists say would stifle freedom of expression, the government spokesman said on Sunday.

Chinese police shut down 1,100 social media accounts: Xinhua

Chinese police said on Saturday that it has closed 1,100 social media accounts, along with 31 websites, this year for unlawful activities such as trolling or blackmailing, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

Exclusive: Amazon targets airports for checkout-free store expansion Inc is looking at bringing its futuristic checkout-free store format to airports in an effort to win business from hungry, time-pressed travelers, according to public records and a person familiar with the strategy.