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Facebook runs UK, US newspaper ads apologising for data scandal

Facebook runs UK, US newspaper ads apologising for data scandal It echoes comments Mr Zuckerberg made last week after reports of the leak prompted investigations in Europe and the United States, and knocked billions of dollars of Facebook's market value . Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, says that his company could have done more to stop the 2014 data breach. Mr Wylie claims the data was sold to Cambridge Analytica which then used it to psychologically... [Full Article...]

Facebook Harvested Call Logs and SMS Data for Years on Android Phones

Facebook Harvested Call Logs and SMS Data for Years on Android Phones The #deletefacebook movement took off following the revelations that Facebook had shared, without their explicit consent, the personal information of 50 million users with a Cambridge psychologist, which had later ended up in the hands of the election consultancy Cambridge Analytica . [Full Article...]

Self-taught rocket scientist blasts off into Calif

Self-taught rocket scientist blasts off into Calif He was slightly injured when his steam-powered rocket launch ended with a hard landing in the Mojave Desert on Saturday. "This thing wants to kill you 10 different ways", said Hughes, who had an altimeter in his cockpit to measure his altitude. [Full Article...]

Tennessee, former AD John Currie agree to $2.5 million settlement

Tennessee, former AD John Currie agree to $2.5 million settlement Tennessee never offered its football coaching position to current UCLA coach Chip Kelly, according to documents obtained by SEC Country through an open records request. The Schiano deal fell apart November 26 after widespread complaints that included a protest on campus and complaints on social media from fans as well as Tennessee state representatives and gubernatorial candidates. [Full Article...]

Investigators raid Cambridge Analytica's London offices

Investigators raid Cambridge Analytica's London offices About 20 officials, wearing black jackets with "ICO Enforcement" on them, arrived at the firm's central London offices on Friday evening soon after a High Court judge granted a search warrant sought by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). [Full Article...]

United Kingdom data watchdog raids Cambridge Analytica office in London

United Kingdom data watchdog raids Cambridge Analytica office in London The watchdog is leading the probe with the backing of the European Union's remaining 27 regulators, who earlier this week vowed to collaborate to get to the bottom of the "very serious allegation with far-reaching consequences". The footage also showed Nix saying Cambridge Analytica played a major role in securing Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 US presidential election. [Full Article...]

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) on Focus After Forming H&S

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) on Focus After Forming H&S About 4.75M shares traded. Average True Range (14) for International Business Machines Corporation ( IBM ) is stands at 3.11. It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500. Its down 0.06, from 0.93 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 70 investors sold IBM shares while 676 reduced holdings. Central bank officials also raised their GDP forecast and raised their 2019 expectations for the Fed funds rate. [Full Article...]

Bucks say Giannis Antetokounmpo out for Friday matchup with Chicago Bulls

Bucks say Giannis Antetokounmpo out for Friday matchup with Chicago Bulls BC-BKN-Bucks Antetokounmpo, 212Antetokounmpo sits out, but Bucks hopeful about quick returnEds: APNewsNowThe Milwaukee Bucks played without star swingman Giannis Antetokounmpo , but were cautiously optimistic that his sprained right ankle would not complicate their playoff run. [Full Article...]

Name clients and source of data, Centre tells Cambridge Analytica

Name clients and source of data, Centre tells Cambridge Analytica A High Court judge had granted the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) a warrant for the search on Friday evening. Taking a stern view of reports on the misuse of user data obtained from social media platform Facebook , the IT ministry in a statement on Friday said that "breach of privacy can not be tolerated". [Full Article...]

Students say Parkland march is the heart of the movement

Students say Parkland march is the heart of the movement The whole point of this was to honor those who died. School shootings, he said, are driven by "faulty communication and reporting of prior convictions", along with mental health issues. "It's easy to get tied up in the negative and the sadness and the fear that's in front of you", said LaForge. "He said he saw himself and his friends and his movement in us, in our movement", she said. [Full Article...]

UK's data watchdog raids Cambridge Analytica offices

UK's data watchdog raids Cambridge Analytica offices The watchdog is investigating how Facebook data got into Cambridge Analytica's hands. Investigators with Britain's information commissioner searched the London headquarters of Cambridge Analytica on Friday amid reports that the firm harvested the personal data of millions of Facebook users as part of a campaign to influence the US 2016 presidential elections. [Full Article...]

Meteorologists talk of more snow making its way into the region

Meteorologists talk of more snow making its way into the region The snow is anticipated to be mostly mixed with rain, yet as much as 2 ½ inches are possible in the Martinsville area, the forecast shows. "Snow accumulation will be limited to less than 1" for areas near I-95, inland Southside and inland NC. [Full Article...]

GOP panel members vote to release Russian Federation report; Dems dismissive

GOP panel members vote to release Russian Federation report; Dems dismissive The committee voted to release its full, 150-page report to the public after the intelligence community has a chance to review it. Publication of the final report is expected to happen in the next few weeks. The report takes issue with the "analytical tradecraft" used by intelligence agencies that concluded that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russian Federation had wanted to harm the candidacy of ... [Full Article...]

Moon indicates possibility of three-way summit with United States, N. Korea

Moon indicates possibility of three-way summit with United States, N. Korea Kim is then supposed to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump for what would be a historic summit between the two countries. Finland says delegates from North and South Korea and the United States have concluded "constructive" unofficial diplomatic talks in the Nordic country that were widely believed to have focused on laying the groundwork for an upcoming meeting between the Koreas and a pla... [Full Article...]

Facebook Messenger gives more controls to group administrators

The great thing about admin privileges in Messenger is users have the option to decide whether they want to enable the admin rights for approving new members or not. Alongside admin privileges, Facebook Messenger has added joinable links to let you easily invite new people to your group chats. This will improve management of larger groups to ensure that you have control over who is joining the... [Full Article...]

Facebook hit with four lawsuits in one week over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook hit with four lawsuits in one week over Cambridge Analytica scandal In similar conversations with the New York Times , Wired , and tech website Recode , Zuckerberg expressed qualified openness to testifying before Congress and said that he was not entirely opposed to Facebook being subject to more regulations. [Full Article...]

Apple to fix iOS11 bug that enables Siri to read hidden notifications

Apple to fix iOS11 bug that enables Siri to read hidden notifications According to Mac Magazine , the issue exists in iOS 11.3, the latest version of Apple's mobile OS, which is on the verge of public release. It reported that thanks to yet-another bug in Apple's smartphone operating, users can simply ask Siri to "read my notifications" and the assistant will read aloud the contents of notifications, including ones that are hidden. [Full Article...]

Russian ambassador ensures English fans safety at World Cup

Russian ambassador ensures English fans safety at World Cup She will tell the European Council summit in Brussels that "the UK will stand shoulder to shoulder with the EU and with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to face these threats together", adding: "United, we will succeed". In a lengthy press conference, Mr Yakovenko slammed Boris Johnson's comments and laid into the United Kingdom for pointing the finger of blame for the poisoning of ex-spy S... [Full Article...]

Google Assistant now does one thing Siri doesn't: Send money to friends

Google Assistant now does one thing Siri doesn't: Send money to friends When this product will be available is still not clear, though. By adopting a blockchain-like ledger system, the company aims to head off competition from the various emerging startups . If the results of the WinterGreen Research are considered, the market for blockchain products and services may grow from $706 million past year to more than $60 billion in 2024. [Full Article...]

Brock Osweiler agrees to contract with Miami Dolphins

Brock Osweiler agrees to contract with Miami Dolphins The Dolphins hope to have a healthy Ryan Tannehill behind center this fall, but knee injuries have derailed his past two seasons. Tannehill, however, is coming off a torn left ACL suffered in an August practice that led to Jay Cutler's one-year tenure in Miami . [Full Article...]


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