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Citizen journalists - the fighters on the frontline against Russia's attacks

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

We can no longer count on our governments to protect us from a tide of disinformation. Our security rests in the hands of open source intelligence, as pioneered by Bellingcat...
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This is how Facebook Messenger's unsend feature looks and works

This is how Facebook Messenger's unsend feature looks and works

3 days ago   |   Pocket-lint   |   3 articles

Facebook announced earlier this year it would launch an "unsend" feature for all Facebook Messenger users. Now, someone who has been testing the upcoming feature quietly shared...
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How To Delete Your Facebook Account & Download All Your Data

How To Delete Your Facebook Account & Download All Your Data

3 days ago   |   Android Headlines   |   14 articles

In short: Facebook has just revised the number of people that were affected in its latest security breach. It is now around 30 million people, which is lower than the original...
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30 million Facebook accounts were hacked and people are furious

30 million Facebook accounts were hacked and people are furious

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   15 articles

Facebook announced Friday that 30 million users were affected by a massive hack it first disclosed two weeks ago. The reaction - as perhaps expected - has been extremely...
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Facebook October 2018 security breach: Everything you need to know

Facebook October 2018 security breach: Everything you need to know

3 days ago   |   Windows Central   |   15 articles

Around 30 million people had their information compromised. Earlier this year, Facebook came under fire for sharing heaps of data for over 87 million users with Cambridge...
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Tech event calendar 2018-19: Upcoming shows, conferences and IT expos

3 days ago   |   Computerworld   |   3 articles

Tech Events Event Description Starts Ends Location Twilio Signal See how builders are reimagining software applications that power customer engagement experiences and transform...
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DuckDuckGo hits new milestone of 30 million private searches per day

DuckDuckGo hits new milestone of 30 million private searches per day

3 days ago   |   The Verge

DuckDuckGo, the privacy-focused search engine, has reached a new milestone of 30 million direct searches a day , via Search Engine Journal. It reached the record just over 10...
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Facebook mistakenly deleted some people's Live videos

Facebook mistakenly deleted some people's Live videos

4 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   4 articles

This time instead of exposing users' data, a Facebook bug erased it. A previously undisclosed Facebook glitch caused it to delete some users' Live videos if they tried to post...
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Facebook disables accounts for Russian company claiming to sell scraped user data - CNET

4 days ago   |   CNET   |   4 articles

Social Data Hub called itself the Cambridge Analytica of Russia, Facebook says.
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Audit Facebook and overhaul competition law, say MEPs responding to breach scandals

Audit Facebook and overhaul competition law, say MEPs responding to breach scandals

4 days ago   |   TechCrunch

After holding a series of hearings in the wake of the Facebook - Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal this summer, and attending a meeting with Mark Zuckerberg himself in...
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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died today at 65. Allen said earlier this month that he was being treated for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Paul's sister, Jody Allen, wrote a statement... Read more ...

Pixel 3 review: The 10 most surprising things about Google's new Pixels

Pixel 3 review: The 10 most surprising things about Google's new Pixels

Google's strategy with the Pixel smartphone line has always been a bit perplexing. Thanks to exclusive carrier partnerships in the US and limited global availability, sales... Read more ...

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Sets Sales Records On Day One

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Sets Sales Records On Day One

Early buzz made it look like Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 was gearing up to be a major hit with fans and, based on weekend sales figures, that's exactly what it is. Read more ...

$7.2 billion Twilio is spending $2 billion to buy one of its publicly-traded...

$7.2 billion Twilio is spending $2 billion to buy one of its publicly-traded partners

Twilio, which makes communication tools for websites, is acquiring SendGrid. SendGrid, an email marketing platform, went public in November 2017. Twilio's acquisition, which is... Read more ...

Pixel 3 XL is now DisplayMate's bestest best

Pixel 3 XL is now DisplayMate's bestest best

When smartphone benchmarks become the next marketing weapon, they can become a little bit crazy and sometimes even suspicious. On the mobile photography side, DxOMark had to... Read more ...

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on his Twitter beef with Jack Dorsey: You're...

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on his Twitter beef with Jack Dorsey: You're either 'for the homeless' or 'you're for yourself'

On Monday, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff admonished San Francisco business leaders who are unwilling to give to aid the city's homeless. Just last week, Benioff sparred on social... Read more ...

Google CEO says it's ‘important for us to explore' search in China

Google CEO says it's ‘important for us to explore' search in China

Google CEO Sundar Pichai publicly addressed his company's plans to re-enter the Chinese market with a search and news-oriented product, telling a crowd at Wired 's 25th... Read more ...

Kingsman's Mark Strong lends his voice to Battlefield V

Kingsman's Mark Strong lends his voice to Battlefield V

Battlefield V should feature some strong performances. Battlefield V is an upcoming first-person shooter set in World War II. The game features single-player campaign scenarios... Read more ...

Montblanc Summit 2, first with Snapdragon Wear 3100, is expensive

Montblanc Summit 2, first with Snapdragon Wear 3100, is expensive

With a brand like Montblanc, it's really no surprise that the Summit 2, which follows from last year's model, is just as expensive as its predecessor. But, at the same time... Read more ...

Google's AI is now better than doctors at spotting breast cancer

Google's AI is now better than doctors at spotting breast cancer

Cancer researchers are constantly advancing the technology that doctors use to screen for, detect, and treat all kinds of cancers, and the survivability prospects have greatly... Read more ...