U.S. and British lawmakers demand answers from Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg

The moves come in response to news reports about a 2016 Trump campaign data analytics firm inappropriately grabbing Facebook user data.

10 hours ago from The Washington Post

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New U.S. Navy Submarine Has An Xbox Controller

The USS Colorado went into service yesterday, it’s the largest Virginia-class attack submarine that the country’s navy has currently. The new submarine went into service from the ...

2 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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A free anthology collects stories from 2017’s new sci-fi and fantasy writers

Each year, the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer honors a new writer in the science fiction and fantasy field: an author who has professionally published a short story ...

5 hours ago from The Verge

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UK lawmaker: Facebook misled Parliament over data leak risk

A British lawmaker accused Facebook on Sunday of misleading officials by downplaying the risk of users' data being shared without their consent, after a former employee of data firm Cambridge ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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AR Beauty App Maker ModiFace Acquired By L’Oreal

L’Oréal has announced its acquisition of ModiFace, an augmented reality beauty app maker based in Canada. The company says that this decision is part of its digital acceleration strategy ...

4 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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AR firm Avegant cuts half its workforce and picks new CEO

Avegant has drawn a lot of attention in the wearable world between its Glyph personal screen and its light-field augmented reality headset, but it's facing uncertain times. The ...

2 hours ago from Engadget

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Living sensor can potentially prevent environmental disasters from fuel spills

The Colonial Pipeline, which carries fuel from Texas to New York, ruptured last fall, dumping a quarter-million gallons of gas in rural Alabama. By the time the leak was detected during routine ...

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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NASA wants your pictures of clouds to verify its satellites’ data

NASA announced this week that it's looking for some citizen scientists to help out with a project. Six orbiting instruments make up NASA's Clouds and the Earth's Radiant ...

Sat 17 Mar 18 from Engadget

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Uber patent application discusses intention signaling system

Reaching the highest levels of safety for self-driving cars will depend on how well the cars are engineered to know when communications are needed, and to be able to communicate with other ...

3 hours ago from TechXplore

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