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Facebook staff 'flagged Cambridge Analytica fears earlier than thought'

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Facebook employees raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica’s data-scraping practices three months earlier than thought, according to US court documents. A US-based employee warned colleagues about the activity in September 2015. Facebook had said it previously discovered the improper sharing of data on 87 million people three months later, in December 2015. The firm said the Read More

AT&T, Viacom continue contract negotiations past deadline

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FILE PHOTO: The Viacom office is seen in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and other Viacom Inc channels were still available on AT&T Inc’s DirecTV satellite TV service on early Saturday morning as the companies continued to hash out a new carriage contract. It was Read More

Viacom, AT&T negotiations weigh on possible CBS tie-up: sources

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(Reuters) – Viacom Inc’s bitter contract renewal talks with AT&T Inc’s DirecTV that could see the blackout of MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central by midnight Friday are weighing on a possible tie-up of CBS and Viacom, sources familiar with the discussions said. FILE PHOTO: The Viacom office is seen in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, April Read More

Trump chosen by God as savior of Jewish people? Pompeo thinks it’s ‘certainly possible’

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Trump may be God’s chosen one to save the Jewish people from “the Iranian menace,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed in a baffling interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network. Specifically, the interviewer asked Pompeo if Trump could be a modern day version of the biblical character Esther, a beautiful woman chosen to be married Read More

Trump: China trade deal likely; carmakers can avoid tariffs with U.S. plants

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said trade negotiations with China were progressing and a final agreement “will probably happen,” adding that his call for tariffs to remain on Chinese imported good for some time did not mean talks were in trouble. FILE PHOTO: U.S. and Chinese flags are seen before Defense Secretary James Read More

Poland faces 5G slowdown without regulatory change: Ericsson

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WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland will fall behind the rest of Europe on 5G unless it makes regulatory changes, an Ericsson executive told Reuters, raising fresh concerns over the country’s plans as it considers excluding China’s Huawei from its 5G rollout. FILE PHOTO: The Ericsson logo is seen at the Ericsson’s headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden June Read More

Trump announces pick for U.S. chief technology officer

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Ride-hailing firm Uber will list on the New York Stock Exchange, according to reports, in one of the most anticipated stock debuts of the year. The decision to opt for the Wall Street exchange over the tech-heavy Nasdaq was first reported by Bloomberg, citing sources. It comes as smaller, ride-shari Using popular Health apps Read More

Millions of Facebook passwords exposed internally

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The passwords of millions of Facebook users were accessible by up to 20,000 employees of the social network, it has been reported. Security researcher Brian Krebs broke the news about data protection failures, which saw up to 600 million passwords stored in plain text. The passwords that were exposed could date back to 2012, he Read More