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Cambridge Analytica denies accessing data on 87M Facebook users…claims 30M – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-05T01:16:00+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Mobile|

Cambridge Analytica is refuting a report by Facebook today that said Cambridge Analytica improperly attained data on up to 87 million users. Instead, it claims it only “licensed data for no more than 30 million people” from Dr. Aleksandr Kogan’s research company Global Science Research. It also claims none of this data was used in

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Our digital future will be shaped by increasingly mobile technologies coming from China – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-05T00:00:04+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Google|

Michael Jaconi Contributor Michael Jaconi is the co-founder and chief executive of Button, and formerly served as the CEO of Rakuten Loyalty. Since the dawn of the internet, the titans of this industry have fought to win the “starting point” — the place that users start their online experiences. In other words, the

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Southeast Asia fashion startup Zilingo continues its meteoric rise with $54M Series C – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-05T09:06:11+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Android|

Many will rightly say that raising money as a startup in Southeast Asia is no easy thing, but up-and-coming online fashion service Zilingo sure doesn’t seem to have problems on that front. Fresh from raising an $18 million Series B round last September, Zilingo has announced its $54 million Series C to take

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Honor is holding an event in London on May 15, Honor 10 likely to be outed

By | 2018-04-05T11:11:27+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

Huawei sub-brand Honor is holding its next unveiling event in London on May 15. It has started sending out press invites for the occasion, and you can see the associated promo image below. That's obviously the outline of a smartphone, so it's pretty clear what the event will be about. The must-have buzzword

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Facebook Bolsters Privacy Measures With New Data Access Restrictions | Threatpost

By | 2018-04-05T00:34:28+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Vulnerabilities | Alerts | Solutions|Tags: , |

Facebook on Wednesday listed a number of new data access restrictions as the social media company looks to reassure end users that their personal information will remain private. The new measures, detailed in a post by Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer, limit the personal data that apps can collect about end users – including

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App Store shrank for first time in 2017 thanks to crackdowns on spam, clones and more – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-05T00:14:46+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Mobile|

The App Store shrank for the first time in 2017, according to a new report from Appfigures. The report found the App Store lost 5 percent of its total apps over the course of the year, dropping from 2.2 million published iOS apps in the beginning of the year to 2.1 million by

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Archos unveils Saphir 50X rugged phone, it’s only partially new

By | 2018-04-05T04:01:49+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

French tech company Archos just released a new rugged phone - the Saphir 50X. That sentence does, however, require some clarification. When we say "released", we really mean commissioned from Logos Instrument, since Archos doesn't really manufacture most of its products. That's not the odd bit here - curiously, the Saphir 50X is

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Zuckerberg says Facebook will offer GDPR privacy controls everywhere – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-04T23:26:56+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Facebook|

Mark Zuckerberg refuted a Reuters story yesterday that said Facebook would not bring Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation privacy safeguards around the world. “Overall I think regulations like this are very positive” Zuckerberg said on a conference call with reporters today. “We intend to make all the same controls available everywhere, not just

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Facebook to Offer ‘Clearer’ Terms on Privacy, Data Use

By | 2018-04-05T08:35:00+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: CyberSecurity|

Facebook said Wednesday it is updating its terms on privacy and data sharing to give users a clearer picture of how the social network handles personal information. The move by Facebook follows a firestorm over the hijacking of personal information on tens of millions of users by a political consulting firm which sparked

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Facebook Says 87 Million May be Affected by Data Breach

By | 2018-04-05T07:47:07+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: CyberSecurity|

Facebook said Wednesday personal data on as many as 87 million users was improperly shared with British political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The new figure eclipses a previous estimate of 50 million in a further embarrassment to the social network roiled by a privacy scandal. The announcement came as Facebook unveiled clearer terms of

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