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Did Cambridge Analytica sway the election?

One year ago   |   By Phys.org

In the controversy surrounding Cambridge Analytica-the political consulting firm that worked for Donald Trump's campaign-and Facebook, concerns about foreign governments interfering in U.S. elections and privacy violations of Facebook users have been paramount.
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Save 20% off Refurbished Nintendo Switch, Wii U and Xbox One S and Other Consoles

Save 20% off Refurbished Nintendo Switch, Wii U and Xbox One S and Other Consoles

One year ago   |   By IGN

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Here's what to expect when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces angry EU lawmakers next week

Here's what to expect when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces angry EU lawmakers next week

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook will face a double grilling from European lawmakers next week over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, its role in election interference, and its attitude to new privacy laws.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet politicians in a closed session on Tuesday, while Sheryl Sandberg could be quizzed by the EU's Civil Liberties Committee in an open session.
Committee chair and British MEP Claude Moraes wants Zuckerberg's meeting to be in public, and told Business Insider that politicians are unafraid to ask tough questions.
Moraes said UK Parliament had been too "aggressive" towards Mark...
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Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in U.S. following Facebook debacle

One year ago   |   By Reuters

Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the center of Facebook Inc's privacy scandal, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the United States late on Thursday.
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Weekly poll results: OnePlus 7 Pro splits fans' opinions

Weekly poll results: OnePlus 7 Pro splits fans' opinions

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The Best Alien Games

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Roomba and Shark Ion robot vacuum cleaners get big price cuts for Memorial Day

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Alleged Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 bags FCC certification with a 2,800 mAh battery

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Xcover 5 bags FCC certification with a 2,800 mAh battery

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UN finds voice assistants aren't helping combat sexist gender stereotypes

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World Health Organization Classifies Game Addiction As A Behavioral Disease

World Health Organization Classifies Game Addiction As A Behavioral Disease

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Hackers used a tool developed by the NSA to attack Baltimore's computer systems

Hackers used a tool developed by the NSA to attack Baltimore's computer systems

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Walmart drops deals on Xbox One X games and accessories for Memorial Day

Walmart drops deals on Xbox One X games and accessories for Memorial Day

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To realize its VR dreams, Facebook needs to kill what Oculus has built

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Report says in-display version of Touch ID will return to the Apple iPhone...

Report says in-display version of Touch ID will return to the Apple iPhone next year

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