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Facebook critics want regulation, investigation after data misuse

Facebook Inc faced new calls for regulation from within U.S. Congress and was hit with questions about personal data safeguards on Saturday after reports a political consultant gained inappropriate access to 50 million users’ data starting in 2014. Facebook disclosed the issue in a blog post on Friday, hours before media reports that conservative-leaning Cambridge Analytica, a data company known ...

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Google tech used by Pentagon ‘to analyse drone videos’

Google tech used by Pentagon 'to analyse drone videos'

Google has confirmed that it is allowing the Pentagon to use some of its image recognition technologies as part of a military project. The disclosure follows a report by Gizmodo, which said the artificial intelligence tech was being used to analyse drone footage. The news site said that many of the search giant’s workers only learned of the collaboration last ...

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UK firm linked to Bitcoin billions theft

A UK company has been linked to the laundering of 650,000 stolen bitcoins worth £4.5bn, a BBC Radio 4 investigation has found. The coins were taken by hackers from Tokyo-based Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, leaving tens of thousands of customers out of pocket. It’s not clear who is in control of the London-based firm Always Efficient LLP. Mt Gox operator ...

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Huawei releases first 5G customer-premises equipment

Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) has launched its HUAWEI 5G customer-premises equipment (CPE), the world’s first commercial terminal device supporting the globally recognized 3GPP telecommunication standard for 5G. This device marks a milestone as Huawei sets the stage for the next generation of wireless connectivity. To ensure peak performance from its 5G CPE, Huawei uses its self-developed Balong 5G01 chipset ...

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Google in historic ‘right to be forgotten’ challenge

A businessman has taken Google to the High Court in London in what is being seen as a landmark case over “the right to be forgotten”. He is challenging Google’s decision not to remove a criminal conviction he has from the 1990s from search results. People can ask for online information to be removed from searches if they feel it ...

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Facebook news feed changes ‘decimated’ publisher

Lifestyle site Little Things says it has had to close after changes to Facebook’s news feed algorithms “decimated” its business. The closure of the female-focused publishing business will result in the loss of 100 jobs. The company focused on a mix of “feel-good news” and videos. Since launching in 2014, it attracted 12 million followers on Facebook. But the company ...

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Huawei unveils MateBook X Pro, MediaPad M5 series

Huawei Consumer Business Group has unveiled the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro and HUAWEI MediaPad M5 Series at an exclusive launch event at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona. Beautifully designed both inside and out, the new notebook and tablet excel at work, at home or on the go for the ultimate mobile computing experience. Both the HUAWEI MateBook X ...

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Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

Facebook Inc will start using postcards sent by U.S. mail later this year to verify the identities and location of people who want to purchase U.S. election-related advertising on its site, a senior company executive said on Saturday. The postcard verification is Facebook’s latest effort to respond to criticism from lawmakers, security experts and election integrity watchdog groups that it ...

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Twitter is killing its Mac desktop client

On Friday, Twitter announced that it would abandon its lesser-loved Mac app, directing users to Twitter.com instead. The company declared that it will refocus its efforts on “a great Twitter experience that’s consistent across platforms” rather than continuing development for Twitter for Mac, a message that doesn’t sound great for TweetDeck lovers. The Twitter for Mac app no longer lives ...

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Criminals hide ‘billions’ in crypto-cash – Europol

Three to four billion pounds of criminal money in Europe is being laundered through cryptocurrencies, according to Europol. The agency’s director Rob Wainwright told the BBC’s Panorama that regulators and industry leaders need to work together to tackle the problem. The warning comes after Bitcoin’s value fell by half from record highs in December. UK police have not commented to ...

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