The Nigeria government has ordered all telecommunication service providers to ask all subscribers to provide their National Identification Numbers (NIN). Subscribers who fail to do so within two weeks are to be blocked from using their SIM cards.
Google applications including YouTube, email and Docs have suffered a rare service outage, with users unable to access many of the company’s services.
The US has issued an emergency order after revealing that its treasury and commerce departments had been hacked.
US federal regulators and more than 45 state prosecutors have sued Facebook, accusing the social media company of taking illegal actions to buy up rivals and stifle competition.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) says it has been hit by a cyber-attack and documents relating to a Covid-19 vaccine have been accessed.
Apple will pay $113m (£85m) to settle allegations that it slowed down older iPhones.
Twitter has suspended a number of fake accounts purporting to be owned by black supporters of US President Donald Trump.
Google and Twitter have said they are clamping down further on misinformation online ahead of the US elections.
Hackers with ties to Russia, China and Iran are attempting to snoop on people and groups involved with the US 2020 presidential election, Microsoft says.
The valuation of US tech giant Apple has continued to surge, surpassing the entire value of all the members of the UK’s top share index.