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Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and your privacy - CNET

12 hours ago   |   CNET

Talking to CNET's Richard Nieva on his reporting about Zuck and Facebook's privacy scandal.
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An $84 billion hedge fund used Facebook's struggles to build a massive stake

An $84 billion hedge fund used Facebook's struggles to build a massive stake

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Renaissance Technologies, a quant hedge fund that oversees $84 billion, bought up $479.5 million worth of Facebook between April 1 and June 30, regulatory filings show. The...
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Feature: The Unlikely Activists Who Took On Silicon Valley - and Won

18 hours ago   |   NY Times

Facebook and Google made billions mining personal data, and fought off anyone who threatened to stop them. Then came a challenge in their own backyard.
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Zuckerberg's failures must be your lessons

Zuckerberg's failures must be your lessons

2 days ago   |   The Next Web

When Mark Zuckerberg's annual challenge was learning Mandarin, it was still fun and games. Now that his 2018 goal is simply “fixing Facebook,” not so much. It's fair to say...
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Here's why you're being kept in the dark about how your data is used

Here's why you're being kept in the dark about how your data is used

3 days ago   |   The Next Web

In 2017 alone, US companies spent upwards of $10 billion on third party audience data. And while generally speaking, people were once indifferent or oblivious to the way...
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New material design stores energy like an eagle

4 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Auxetics are materials that store energy internally rather than bulging out. In this way they can store more energy when squeezed or struck and disperse it more regularly...
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Mysterious leaf-like creatures may have been among Earth's first animals

Mysterious leaf-like creatures may have been among Earth's first animals

5 days ago   |   SlashGear

Unusual Ediacaran organisms preserved as fossils dating back more than 500 million years have been a source of mystery for decades, but science may finally have an answer...
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Scientists design material that can store energy like an eagle's grip

5 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   3 articles

What do a flea and an eagle have in common? They can store energy in their feet without having to continuously contract their muscles to then jump high or hold on to prey. Now...
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YouTube on its way to become the most visited social network in US

YouTube on its way to become the most visited social network in US

5 days ago   |   GSMArena   |   2 articles

The scandal with Cambridge Analytica might have been bad for the popularity of Facebook, but shareholders should have to start worrying, because the social network is on track...
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UniCredit Drops Facebook Ads Over Ethical Concerns

6 days ago   |   Android Headlines

International banking giant UniCredit Group is dropping Facebook advertising over ethical concerns, Chief Executive Officer Jean Pierre Mustier said during a Tuesday call with...
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The Elder Scrolls: Legends Focuses On Sheogorath For Next Expansion

The Elder Scrolls: Legends Focuses On Sheogorath For Next Expansion

Announced today at QuakeCon 2018, The Elder Scrolls: Legends is getting a Sheogorath-centric expansion called the Isle of Madness. While little is known at this point... Read more ...

LG and Sprint are launching a 5G phone in the US next year

LG and Sprint are launching a 5G phone in the US next year

Ahead of the launch of its mobile 5G network in the US, Sprint has announced that it's working with LG to make a phone to support the new carrier technology in the first half... Read more ...

Twitter puts Infowars' Alex Jones in the ‘read-only' sin bin for 7 days

Twitter puts Infowars' Alex Jones in the ‘read-only' sin bin for 7 days

Twitter has finally taken action against Infowars creator Alex Jones, but it isn't what you might think. While Apple, Facebook, Google/YouTube, Spotify and many others have... Read more ...

Dynasty Warriors Meets Strategy In The New Total War: Three Kingdoms Trailer

Dynasty Warriors Meets Strategy In The New Total War: Three Kingdoms Trailer

Total War: Three Kingdoms' new trailer showcases Sun Jian throwing down on his enemies and features the new campaign map as well as some battle footage. The whole trailer is... Read more ...

Verizon to bundle Apple TV 4K or YouTube TV subscription to future 5G...

Verizon to bundle Apple TV 4K or YouTube TV subscription to future 5G broadband service

Today, Verizon announced the first few markets that will get the carrier's future 5G in-home broadband service including Indianapolis, Houston, Sacramento, and Los Angeles... Read more ...

Microsoft Your Phone app available already on Windows 10 version 1803

Microsoft Your Phone app available already on Windows 10 version 1803

Microsoft has been giving Insiders a foretaste of features and changes that are coming in the next Windows 10 version. Naturally, it is presumed that those features won't... Read more ...

Verizon 5G broadband coming to Indianapolis, customers get free YouTube TV...

Verizon 5G broadband coming to Indianapolis, customers get free YouTube TV or Apple TV 4K

Verizon has so far named three cities that'll get its 5G service in 2018, and today it added a fourth. Indianapolis will get Verizon's 5G residential broadband in the second... Read more ...

How hackers can get past one of macOS's best defenses against malware

How hackers can get past one of macOS's best defenses against malware

The old line about Macs not getting viruses is sadly just a bad joke these days. Mac malware is alive and well, and just as with Windows, Apple's software developers play a fun... Read more ...

Apple could launch glasses in 2020, Apple Car in 2023, predicts analyst with...

Apple could launch glasses in 2020, Apple Car in 2023, predicts analyst with strong track record

Apple could release a pair of augmented reality smartglasses in 2020, highly respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts. Apple could also release an "Apple Car" by 2023... Read more ...

MoviePass' parent company increased its share count by an incredible 9,000%...

MoviePass' parent company increased its share count by an incredible 9,000% in less than two weeks - and just after reverse splitting its stock to combat dilution

MoviePass's parent company, Helios and Matheson, revealed Tuesday that it has increased its share count by 9,423% in just the last two weeks. The massive dilution comes just... Read more ...