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Sara Salinas / CNBC:
Congress releases Zuckerberg's prepared testimony: “it's clear now that we didn't do enough” to protect data privacy, prevent fake news, election interference   —  Congress has released Mark Zuckerberg's prepared testimony ahead of Wednesday's hearing.  —  Here's the full testimony:
Apr 9, 2018, 11:44 AMIn context
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
After CNBC inquiry, Facebook suspends CubeYou, a firm that made popular quiz apps for Cambridge University and bragged it had personal info of tens of millions   —  - Data analytics firm CubeYou used personality quizzes clearly labeled for “non-profit academic research” to help marketers find customers.
Apr 8, 2018, 2:13 PMIn context
Thomas Franck / CNBC:
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump admin doesn't understand why Amazon does not collect sales taxes from third party merchant sales on its website   —  Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin made the comments on CNBC's “Power Lunch” on Friday.  —  U.S. President Donald Trump announced …
Apr 6, 2018, 1:57 PMIn context
Kate Rooney / CNBC:
RBI, India's central bank, bans financial institutions and banks from providing services to businesses and individuals dealing with cryptocurrencies   —  - Regulated financial institutions in India can no longer provide services to companies or individuals dealing with virtual currencies, the Reserve Bank of India says.
Apr 6, 2018, 2:45 AMIn context
Kate Rooney / CNBC:
Coinbase is launching Coinbase Ventures, a $15M seed-stage fund to invest in cryptocurrency and blockchain startups   —  - Popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is launching a vehicle for early-stage investments called Coinbase Ventures.  — “We will invest in companies that are in the space …
Apr 5, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Christina Farr / CNBC:
Sources: Facebook asked several US hospitals to share anonymized data about patients for a proposed research project, but plan is on hold amid privacy scandals   —  - Facebook was in talks with top hospitals and other medical groups as recently as last month about a proposal to share data …
Apr 5, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Sara Salinas / CNBC:
Facebook disables searching for users via email or phone number due to “malicious actors”, says most people could have had their public profile scraped this way   —  - The number of users whose information was improperly shared with research firm Cambridge Analytica was previously estimated by reports to be 50 million.
Apr 4, 2018, 3:28 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Cloudera beat Q4 FY2018 estimates with revenues of $103.45M but stock is down 39%+ following weak guidance for Q1 FY2019   —  Cloudera stock fell more than 28 percent after the company posted guidance that fell below analysts' expectations.  But for the fourth quarter of Cloudera's 2018 fiscal year …
Apr 3, 2018, 9:20 PMIn context
CNBC:
Sources: Snap in advanced talks to open office in Saudi Arabia; source: content deal with MiSK Foundation is in works to teach Saudi youth how to use Snapchat   —  - The company is also developing a content deal MiSK Foundation to teach Saudi youth how to use Snapchat, according to a source.
Apr 3, 2018, 3:16 PMIn context
Sara Salinas / CNBC:
Spotify soars 26 percent in stock market debut, opens at $165.90   — The music streaming service reported 71 million paying subscribers and more than 159 million monthly active listeners as of December 2017.  —  Spotify soared 26 percent from its reference price in the company's stock …
Apr 3, 2018, 12:47 PMIn context

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