- Facebook bans Trump-affiliated data firm Cambridge Analytica
Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica, a data-analysis firm that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, over allegations that it held onto improperly obtained user data after telling Facebook it had deleted the information.
- UK probing Facebook after Cambridge Analytica suspension
LONDON (AP) — Britain's information commissioner is investigating whether Facebook data was "illegally acquired and used," after the social network suspended Cambridge Analytica, a firm that worked for U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.
- Rapid building technique gets scrutiny after bridge collapse
As the 950-ton concrete bridge section was swung into place over a highway last weekend, Florida International University officials were beaming with pride.
- Appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — A federal appeals court rolled back rules intended to deter irritating telemarketing robocalls, saying they were too broad.
- APNewsBreak: US demands proof steel is safe in nuke plant
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The federal government is demanding that the company building a giant nuclear waste treatment plant in Washington state provide records proving that the steel used in the nearly $17 billion project meets safety standards.
- Toys R Us closing stirs up memories, a little guilt
You could argue I had already grown out of Toys R Us by the time I first set foot in one.
- Microsoft finds few gender discrimination complaints valid
SEATTLE (AP) — Only one of 118 gender discrimination complaints made by women at Microsoft was found to have merit, according to unsealed court documents.
- YouTube tries to crack down on conspiracy videos
NEW YORK (AP) — YouTube says it's cracking down on conspiracy videos, though it's scant on the details.
- French court issues mixed ruling in Facebook nudity case
PARIS (AP) — A French court ruled Thursday that Facebook failed to fulfill its contractual obligations by closing without prior notice the account of a user who posted a photo of a famous 19th century nude painting.
- 1 in 3 Michigan workers tested opened fake 'phishing' email
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan auditors who conducted a fake "phishing" attack on 5,000 randomly selected state employees said Friday that nearly one-third opened the email, a quarter clicked on the link and almost one-fifth entered their user ID and password.
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