Facebook probes whether data firm violated policies: report

Facebook has suspended a Boston analytics firm from its site and says it is investigating whether the company's contracts with the US government and a Russian non-profit violated policies, the ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Fantastic Beats: The Crimes of Grindelwald Brings Magic to SDCC

The DC movies were the big draw of Warner Bros.’ Hall H panel at Comic Con, but that wasn’t the only big franchise at the show. The first sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where […] The ...

10 hours ago from Geek.com

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Big tech firms agree on 'data portability' plan

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter unveiled plans Friday to make it easier for users to take their personal data and leave one online service for another.

Fri 20 Jul 18 from Phys.org

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Fiat Chrysler board meets in light of CEO's surgery

The boards of Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari and CNH Industrial were called to urgent meetings Saturday in Italy in light of executive Sergio Marchionne's recent surgery and prolonged convalescence.

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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James Gunn Fired from Guardians 3 Over 10-Year-Old Tweets

Well that’s one way to take down someone you don’t like. Director James Gunn, who made the wonderful, funny, surprisingly heartfelt Guardians of the Galaxy movies has been let go ...

Fri 20 Jul 18 from Geek.com

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Singapore says hackers stole 1.5 million health records in record cyberattack

Hackers have stolen health records belonging to 1.5 million Singaporeans, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong who was specifically targeted in the city state's biggest ever data breach, ...

Fri 20 Jul 18 from Phys.org

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Pokémon Go Cheaters Face Three Strikes Before Being Pummeled With Ban Hammer

Three strikes and you’re Meowth! Niantic has just released a new three-strike discipline policy for their poplar game Pokémon Go. The policy is intended to crack down on the many creative ways ...

12 hours ago from HotHardware

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WhatsApp curbs India service after lynchings

WhatsApp announced limits on the forwarding of messages by its 200 million Indian users in an effort to stop a spate of horrific lynchings and to assuage government threats of legal action in ...

Fri 20 Jul 18 from Phys.org

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Facebook is developing an internet satellite after shutting down drone project

Facebook is continuing its initiative to develop hardware that beams down high-speed internet, though its moving the effort to space. According to documents obtained by Wired through ...

13 hours ago from The Verge

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Trump’s China tariffs could drive up the price of the Apple Watch and Fitbit trackers

A new $200 billion round of tariffs on Chinese goods could have some broader implications for U.S.-based hardware companies. New government rulings on the Trump-imposed tariffs single out a ...

Fri 20 Jul 18 from TechCrunch

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