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UK lawmakers appeals to EU to help in Facebook probe
May 21st, 2018. 7:02 PM

The head of Parliament's media committee has appealed to European lawmakers to put questions to Mark Zuckerberg on his behalf when the Facebook chief gives evidence Tuesday

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Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat
May 18th, 2018. 8:38 PM

In 10 days of dramatic political developments, none has transfixed Malaysians more than the sight of truckloads of boxes of Hermes Birkin handbags and luggage filled with cash and jewelry being seized from apartments linked to the former prime minister

Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat
AP Explains: What's changing under new data privacy rules
May 18th, 2018. 6:30 PM

New data and privacy rules take effect in Europe a week from Friday, clarifying rights that people have over how companies around the world collect and analyze personal data for targeted advertising and other tasks

AP Explains: What's changing under new data privacy rules
Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica
May 18th, 2018. 10:34 AM

Cambridge Analytica, beleaguered data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, files for bankruptcy protection

Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica
What's changing and what's not under new data privacy rules
May 18th, 2018. 3:00 AM

New data and privacy rules take effect in Europe a week from Friday, clarifying rights that people have over how companies around the world collect and analyze personal data for targeted advertising and other tasks

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Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at UK committee
May 17th, 2018. 1:26 PM

British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' data in political campaigns says that the suspended head of the consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before a committee

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The Latest: Zuckerberg to heading to EU next Tuesday
May 17th, 2018. 8:43 AM

British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before committee a second time

The Latest: Zuckerberg to heading to EU next Tuesday
Zuckerberg to meet EU officials _ dodging public grilling
May 16th, 2018. 1:20 PM

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has accepted to come explain his company's recent privacy issues with and allegations that it misused personal data at the European Parliament, the legislature's president says

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Facebook: We're better at policing nudity than hate speech
May 15th, 2018. 9:58 PM

Facebook report reveals its screening system is better at detecting some forms of offensive content than others

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The Latest: Facebook disabled 1.3B fake accounts in 6 months
May 15th, 2018. 5:59 PM

Facebook says it disabled nearly 1.3 billion fake accounts in the six months through March

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Facebook: We're better at policing nudity than hate speech
May 15th, 2018. 5:25 PM

Facebook report reveals its screening system is better at detecting some forms of offensive content than others

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Vatican reminds cloistered nuns not to tweet too much
May 15th, 2018. 2:31 PM

The Vatican has issued new guidelines for cloistered nuns, reminding them that they're supposed to live separated from the world and in silence _ and therefore shouldn't be tweeting too much or downloading too much news

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Gap apologizes for China map T-shirt that didn't show Taiwan
May 15th, 2018. 11:30 AM

U.S. clothing retailer Gap has apologized for selling T-shirts printed with a map of China that didn't include self-ruled Taiwan

Gap apologizes for China map T-shirt that didn't show Taiwan
Retailer Gap says 'sorry' for T-shirt's incorrect China map
May 15th, 2018. 5:58 AM

US clothing retailer Gap apologizes for selling T-shirts with incorrect map of China

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Foxconn selects company with close ties to Walker
May 14th, 2018. 6:32 PM

Foxconn Technology Group selects company led by Republican megadonor with close ties to Gov. Scott Walker to develop master plan for its massive campus in southeastern Wisconsin

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Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data
May 14th, 2018. 9:23 AM

Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data, internal investigation continues

Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data
European spy chiefs warn of hybrid threats from Russia, IS
May 14th, 2018. 7:31 AM

European intelligence chiefs warned Monday that Russia is actively seeking to undermine their democracies by disinformation, cyberattacks and more traditional means of espionage

European spy chiefs warn of hybrid threats from Russia, IS
Hong Kong shares jump after Trump tweets on China's ZTE
May 13th, 2018. 11:14 PM

Asian shares mostly higher, Hong Kong shares jump after Trump tweets on China's ZTE

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Facebook shares bounce back to pre-scandal level
May 11th, 2018. 12:53 PM

Facebook shares bounce back to $185, right where they were before the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke eight weeks ago

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Facebook to launch news verification service in Brazil
May 10th, 2018. 3:36 PM

Facebook is planning a news verification service in Brazil in partnership with two local fact-checking organizations

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