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UK investigators search London office of firm at center of Facebook data storm

LONDON (Reuters) - Investigators from Britain's data watchdog searched the London offices of Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm at the center of a storm over allegations it improperly harvested Facebook data to target U.S. voters. Read More


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#DeleteFacebook? Privacy proves hard to protect online

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Anyone tempted to #DeleteFacebook after the personal data of millions of users fell into the hands of a political consultancy is still likely to be monitored by the social network, which tracks nearly 30 percent of global website traffic. More »


Musk deletes Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX after challenged on Twitter

(Reuters) - Verified Facebook pages of Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX and electric carmaker Tesla Inc disappeared on Friday, minutes after the Silicon Valley billionaire promised on Twitter to take down the pages when challenged by users. More »


India queries Cambridge Analytica over alleged Facebook data breach

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has set a March 31 deadline for London-based political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to respond to a query on whether it was engaged to improperly harvest Facebook data on Indian citizens, the information technology ministry said. More »


New data leak hits India's national ID card database Aadhaar: ZDNet

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's biometric ID program, Aadhaar, has been hit by another major security lapse, allowing access to private information, business technology news website ZDNet reported on Saturday. More »


Dropbox shares close up 35 percent in biggest tech debut since Snap

(Reuters) - Dropbox Inc's shares closed at $28.42, up more than 35 percent in their first day of trading on Friday, as investors rushed to buy into the biggest technology initial public offering in more than a year even as the wider sector languished. More »


U.S. lawmakers formally ask Facebook CEO to testify on user data

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Friday formally asked Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg to explain at a congressional hearing how 50 million users' data got into the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. More »


Qualcomm re-elects board of directors with tepid support

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc re-elected its board of directors on Friday with weak support from shareholders, who grilled the U.S. chipmaker over its strategy following its successful defense against a $117-billion hostile bid from Broadcom Ltd . More »


Spotify to list shares in direct offering

(Reuters) - Streaming music leader Spotify Technology SA on Tuesday filed for a direct listing of its shares. More »


FCC chief cites concerns on spy threats from Chinese telecoms firms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said he shares the concerns of U.S. lawmakers about espionage threats from Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co and plans to take "proactive steps" to ensure the integrity of the U.S. communications supply chain. More »


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