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March 20, 2018, 10:30 AM

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New York Times:
Sources: Facebook CSO Alex Stamos to leave amid disagreements with top execs over disinformation, will stay until August; his team is down from 120 to 3 people  —  Facebook's chief information security officer, Alex Stamos, will leave the company after internal disagreements over how the social network …
Channel 4 News:
Cambridge Analytica execs filmed boasting of entrapping politicians with sex and bribes, explaining how to spread info online without it looking like propaganda  —  Senior executives at Cambridge Analytica - the data company that credits itself with Donald Trump's presidential victory …
Facebook:
Facebook hired a digital forensics firm to conduct an audit of Cambridge Analytica, but their team had to step down at the request of the UK ICO  —  We have hired a digital forensics firm, Stroz Friedberg, to conduct a comprehensive audit of Cambridge Analytica.
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Alexandria Sage / Reuters:
Uber pauses self-driving tests in all cities after a pedestrian was struck and killed in AZ by one of its cars in autonomous mode that had a human safety driver  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A woman was killed by an Uber self-driving sport utility vehicle in Arizona, police said on Monday …
Carolyn Said / San Francisco Chronicle:
Tempe, AZ police say Uber likely not at fault for self-driving car fatality after preliminary investigations reveal collision was unavoidable in any mode  —  Pushing a bicycle laden with plastic shopping bags, a woman abruptly walked from a center median into a lane of traffic and was struck …
Bernadette Tansey / Xconomy:
AI startup Mythic raises $40M Series B led by SoftBank to help bring its high-speed low-power AI chip to market  —  Mythic, which last year unveiled its novel computer chip designed for artificial intelligence, announced today that it has raised $40 million in a Series B fundraising round led …

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