Computing And Information Technology

Facebook suspends Canadian firm amid data mining scandal

Apr 7, 2018

Facebook says it has suspended a Canadian political consulting firm amid media reports it had ties to Cambridge Analytica, a British data mining firm accused of obtaining data from 87 million Facebook users to sway elections

Best Buy warns of data breach

Apr 6, 2018

Best Buy warns of compromised customer data in third-party cyberattack

Facebook says up to 2.7 million EU users affected by leak

Apr 6, 2018

The European Union says that Facebook has told it that up to 2.7 million people in the 28-nation bloc may have been victim of improper data sharing with political data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica

As Trump tweets, Amazon seeks to expand its business empire

Apr 5, 2018

Amazon is spending millions of dollars on lobbying as the global online retailer seeks to expand its reach into a swath of industries that President Donald Trump's broadsides haven't come close to hitting

Delta: Data of 'several hundred thousand' customers exposed

Apr 5, 2018

Delta says malware attack exposed payment data for several hundred thousand customers

Congress' challenge: How to tame industry giant Facebook

Apr 5, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying before a House oversight panel next week as Congress and U.S. regulators consider how to deal with the social media giant and its privacy scandal

APNewsBreak: US suspects cellphone spying devices in DC

Apr 3, 2018

APNewsBreak: US suspects cellphone spying devices in DC

Italy's robot concierge a novelty on the way to better AI

Apr 2, 2018

Robby Pepper, billed as Italy's first robot concierge, has been programmed to answer simple guest questions in Italian, English and German

Data breach hits Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor stores

Apr 1, 2018

A data breach at Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor has compromised the personal information of customers who shopped at department store chains

Medical ethics: UK uses data from doctors to find migrants

Apr 1, 2018

To track down refugees in Britain who may have broken immigration rules, the government is turning to a new and controversial source of information: doctors

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