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Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 at 08:29 PM EDT

Can Facebook Restore Public Trust After Privacy Scandal?

Can Facebook Restore Public Trust After Privacy Scandal?

It's a scandal of privacy, politics and an essential ingredient of business success — public trust. Facebook is confronting a costly, embarrassing public relations debacle after revelations that Cambridge...

Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 at 07:25 AM EDT

UK Watchdog Assessing Evidence From Cambridge Analytica Raid

UK Watchdog Assessing Evidence From Cambridge Analytica Raid

Britain's information regulator says it is assessing evidence gathered from a raid on the office of data firm Cambridge Analytica, carried out as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal...

Friday, Mar 23, 2018 at 05:25 PM EDT

UK Data Watchdog Raids Cambridge Analytica Office in London

UK Data Watchdog Raids Cambridge Analytica Office in London

Officers from Britain's information regulator are raiding the London offices of data firm Cambridge Analytica after being granted a warrant as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal informatio...

Friday, Mar 23, 2018 at 03:58 PM EDT

Elon Musk Deletes SpaceX, Tesla and His Own Facebook Pages

Elon Musk Deletes SpaceX, Tesla and His Own Facebook Pages

Piling on to the backlash against Facebook in the wake of its user data crisis, Elon Musk appeared to have deleted the official Facebook pages of his two companies Tesla and SpaceX -- after an exchange on...

Friday, Mar 23, 2018 at 11:46 AM EDT

Craigslist Closes Personals Sections in US

Craigslist Closes Personals Sections in US

Americans looking for love or companionship on Craigslist can't make a connection. The classified ads site on Friday has taken its personals section offline in the United States. The action comes after the...

Friday, Mar 23, 2018 at 01:17 PM EDT

Understanding Facebook's Widening Crisis Over User Data

Understanding Facebook's Widening Crisis Over User Data

Facebook is facing the most serious crisis in its 14-year history as its founder Mark Zuckerberg was formally called by the Senate Commerce Committee Thursday to testify on the major leak of user data to...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 06:13 PM EDT

City of Atlanta Computer Network Hit by Ransomware Attack

City of Atlanta Computer Network Hit by Ransomware Attack

The city of Atlanta's computer network has been the victim of a ransomware cyberattack, city officials said Thursday. City officials learned there was an outage affecting various internal and customer-facing...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 04:20 PM EDT

Mueller Examining Cambridge Analytica, Trump Campaign Ties

Mueller Examining Cambridge Analytica, Trump Campaign Ties

Special counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing the connections between President Donald Trump's campaign and the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, which has come under fierce criticism over reports that...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 04:12 PM EDT

House Committee Calls for Facebook's Zuckerberg to Testify

House Committee Calls for Facebook's Zuckerberg to Testify

The leaders of a key House committee declared Thursday that Facebook officials failed to answers questions about a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining company, and they want CEO Mark...

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 at 04:50 PM EDT

YouTube Bans Certain Firearm Videos

YouTube Bans Certain Firearm Videos

YouTube has updated its policies regarding videos featuring firearms. The company will now prohibit videos made to sell certain firearms and firearm accessories, as well as videos that demonstrate how to...

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