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Orbitz: legacy travel booking platform likely hacked

Orbitz says a legacy travel booking platform may have been hacked, potentially exposing the personal information of people that made purchases between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 22, 2017.

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WhatsApp Co-Founder Joins In The #DeleteFacebook Movement

Given the amount of personal information we post onto Facebook, it’s not surprising that the social media platform is a treasure trove of user data that could be used to sell to marketing companies, ...

3 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Google boosts efforts to help news organizations, with $300 mn

Google on Tuesday launched a new initiative, committing $300 million to help news publishers get more paid subscribers while stemming the flow of misinformation.

9 hours ago from

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Mark Zuckerberg faces amplifying calls to account for Cambridge Analytica scandal

'The Independent' went to Facebook's Silicon Valley headquarters to question him but was asked to leave

13 hours ago from The Independent

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Zuckerberg asked to testify in UK; data firm's CEO suspended

LONDON (AP) -- A British parliamentary committee on Tuesday summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions as authorities stepped up efforts to determine if the personal data ...

11 hours ago from AP

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Telegram app can be forced to reveal personal data to security services, Russian court rules

The app is known for being favoured by extremists including Isis

15 hours ago from The Independent

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IBM's Watson Assistant brings AI to cars, hotels and businesses

IBM's Watson Assistant is designed to be different from Amazon's Alexa, Google Assistant or Apple's Siri in that it isn't tethered to a specific device. It can be added to a variety of platforms. ...

13 hours ago from Daily Mail

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FTC opens investigation into Facebook after Cambridge Analytica scrapes millions of users' personal information

The Federal Trade Commission probe — confirmed by a source familiar with the agency's thinking and not authorized to speak on the record — marks the most substantial political and legal threat ...

15 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Instagram's shoppable posts spread to eight more countries

Instagram is betting on shopping as its next big step, and that means making it available beyond US borders. Accordingly, the social photo service has started trotting out its shopping ...

12 hours ago from Engadget

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