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Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 04:57 PM PDT

Facebook: Most Users May Have Had Public Data 'Scraped'

Facebook: Most Users May Have Had Public Data 'Scraped'

Facebook's acknowledgement that most of its 2.2 billion members have probably had their personal data scraped by "malicious actors" is the latest example of the social network's failure to protect its users'...

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 04:04 PM PDT

As Trump Tweets, Amazon Seeks to Expand its Business Empire

As Trump Tweets, Amazon Seeks to Expand its Business Empire

Amazon is spending millions of dollars on lobbying as the global online retailer seeks to expand its reach into a swath of industries that President Donald Trump's broadsides haven't come close to hitting.

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 11:45 AM PDT

Facebook Asked Several Hospitals to Share Patient Data

Facebook Asked Several Hospitals to Share Patient Data

Facebook has asked several major U.S. hospitals to share anonymized data about their patients, such as illnesses and prescription info, for a proposed research project. Facebook was intending to match it up with...

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 06:40 AM PDT

Slack Privacy Policy Update Allows Employers to Read DM's

Slack Privacy Policy Update Allows Employers to Read DM's

The instant-messaging work tool Slack has announced new changes to its privacy policy that will allow employers to download and read direct messages sent between co-workers, NBC News BETTER reported. Previousl...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 at 05:56 PM PDT

What Causes YouTube to Take Down Videos?

What Causes YouTube to Take Down Videos?

YouTube often takes action against videos that violate its guidelines , and has well-established procedures for doing so. The "YouTubers" who produce videos and post them on the site aren't always happy about...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 at 04:03 PM PDT

Tinder Briefly Broke After FB Announced New Privacy Rules

Tinder Briefly Broke After FB Announced New Privacy Rules

Popular dating app Tinder was briefly broken for some users on Wednesday due to outages in its Facebook login process, CNBC reported. Facebook announced new privacy measures Wednesday afternoon in response to...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 at 10:53 AM PDT

Center of Milky Way Is Teeming With Black Holes: Study

Center of Milky Way Is Teeming With Black Holes: Study

The center of our galaxy is teeming with black holes, sort of like a Times Square for strange super gravity objects, astronomers discovered. For decades, scientists theorized that circling in the center of...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 at 06:28 PM PDT

Facebook Scandal: Up to 87M Affected; Zuckerberg to Testify

Facebook Scandal: Up to 87M Affected; Zuckerberg to Testify

Facebook revealed Wednesday that tens of millions more people might have been exposed in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal than previously thought and said it will restrict the user data that outsiders can...

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 at 01:31 PM PDT

Facebook Asks Users If They Think It's 'Good for the World'

Facebook Asks Users If They Think It's 'Good for the World'

Facebook is asking users whether they think it's "good for the world" in a poll sent to an unspecified number of people. The latest poll appears under the heading, "We'd like to do better," when users log...

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 at 05:02 PM PDT

US Suspects Cellphone Spying Devices in DC

US Suspects Cellphone Spying Devices in DC

For the first time, the U.S. government has publicly acknowledged the existence in Washington of what appear to be rogue devices that foreign spies and criminals could be using to track individual cellphones and...

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