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Amazon is said to be working on home robots
Following the success of the Kindle and Echo, Amazon is working on a secret plan to develop domestic robots

Amazon is said to be working on home robotsFollowing the success of the Kindle and Echo, Amazon is working on a secret plan to develop domestic robots
  • Business
  • 6 hours, 49 minutes ago
Technology

UK calls on social media firms to protect children
Health secretary: Social media exposes children to “harmful emotional side effects”

UK calls on social media firms to protect childrenHealth secretary: Social media exposes children to “harmful emotional side effects”
  • Technology
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Business

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?Advertising and privacy experts say a backlash is inevitable against a “Wild West” internet that has escaped scrutiny
  • Business
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Technology

Facebook adds privacy settings for Europe

Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rulesFacebook is enhancing privacy safeguards for users around the world as it complies with new European rules
  • Technology
  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
Business

Zuckerberg to meet with European Union regulator

Zuckerberg to meet with European Union regulatorHe is set to see European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip during a two-day trip to San Francisco starting Tuesday
  • Business
  • 1 week ago
Technology

Non-smartphones are the new protest statement

Non-smartphones are the new protest statementThe flip phone is prized for its simplicity, durability and affordability, low-tech appeal
  • Technology
  • 1 week ago
Business

How Facebook ads target you

How Facebook ads target youPitches can be customized to the nth degree via social media giant
  • Business
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Technology

Apple warns employees to stop leaking info to media

Apple warns employees to stop leaking info to mediaApple Inc. said in a lengthy memo that it "caught 29 leakers," last year and noted that 12 of those were arrested
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Michigan

House approves bill allowing parental eavesdropping

House approves bill allowing parental eavesdroppingMichigan’s House wants to give parents free reign in listening to their children’s conversations
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Director: State data safe despite audit findings

Director: State data safe despite audit findingsMichigan’s chief information officer assured lawmakers the state’s network is safe although an audit finds 14 weaknesses
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Nation

Zuckerberg faces ‘Grandpa’ questions from lawmakers

Zuckerberg faces ‘Grandpa’ questions from lawmakersSome members of Congress appeared out of touch on the fundamentals of how Facebook works
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Zuckerberg testimony reveals lawmaker confusion on Facebook

Zuckerberg testimony reveals lawmaker confusion on FacebookFacebook is under fire for the worst privacy debacle in his company’s history
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Technology

Is Facebook regulation ‘inevitable’? Not so fast

Is Facebook regulation ‘inevitable’? Not so fastZuckerberg often professed his willingness to work with lawmakers on legislative ideas or said he’d get back to them
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Zuckerberg fends off senators on privacy

Zuckerberg fends off senators on privacyZuckerberg is undergoing a two-day congressional inquisition that will be very public
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nation

Facebook shifts focus to community building

Facebook shifts focus to community buildingIt’s not clear how much it can shift without undermining what makes it one of the world’s most profitable companies
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Technology

‘Despacito,’ other videos altered by security breach

‘Despacito,’ other videos altered by security breach at VevoVevo says the breach was contained and it is working to reinstate all videos that were affected
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Technology

Facebook starts privacy alerts to affected users

Facebook starts privacy alerts to affected usersFacebook has begun alerting some users that their data was swept up in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nation

Apple co-founder closing Facebook account in privacy crisis

Apple co-founder closing Facebook account in privacy crisisSteve Wozniak says Facebook makes a lot of advertising money from personal details provided by users
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks ago
Technology

Facebook problems ‘my mistake,’ Zuckerberg to testify

Facebook problems ‘my mistake,’ Zuckerberg to testifyMark Zuckerberg appearing before Congress in the midst of the worst privacy crisis in Facebook’s history
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks ago
Business

Facebook users to learn if they were part of scandal
The 87 million users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a message in their news feed

Facebook users to learn if they were part of privacy scandalThe 87 million users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a message in their news feed
  • Business
  • 2 weeks ago
Business

Skeptics focus on privacy ahead of Zuckerberg testimony

Skeptics focus on privacy ahead of Zuckerberg testimonyA Congressional critic of Facebook Inc. said lawmakers may need to consider regulating the social media giant Facebook
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Business

Did Cambridge Analytica get your data? You’ll know soon

Did Cambridge Analytica get your data? You’ll know soonThe 87 million Facebook users who might have data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a message
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Technology

Facebook adding unsend tool after CEO caught unsending

Facebook adding unsend tool after Zuckerberg caught unsendingFacebook said the feature was developed after the Sony Corp. data hack in 2014, which exposed sensitive communications
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
World

Facebook says up to 2.7M EU users affected by leak

Facebook says up to 2.7M EU users affected by leakThe EU says Facebook has told it that the 28-nation bloc may have been victim of improper data sharing
  • World
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Technology

Up to 87M people’s data exposed by Facebook

Up to 87M people’s data exposed by FacebookAs many as 87 million people might have had their data accessed – an increase from the 50 million disclosed before
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Technology

Facebook revamps privacy policy in heels of scandal

Facebook revamps privacy policy in heels of scandalFacebook’s new privacy policy aims to explain the data it gathers on users more clearly
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

House panel: Facebook’s Zuckerberg to testify April 11

House panel: Facebook’s Zuckerberg to testify April 11The hearing will focus on the Facebook’s “use and protection of user data”
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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