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Washington Post:
Ex-FTC officials describe issues FTC may look at in the investigation of Facebook's possible violations of 2011 consent decree, which could lead to huge fines   —  Facebook's disclosure this week that its search tools were used to collect data on most of its 2.2 billion users …
Apr 8, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Mark Zuckerberg to testify before House Energy and Commerce Committee on April 11, first of three potential hearings in Congress, about Facebook's data privacy   —  Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify before a key House committee next week, the panel said Wednesday …
Apr 4, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context
David J. Lynch / Washington Post:
Trump administration targets ~$50B in Chinese electronics, aerospace, and machinery goods with tariffs amid a deepening US-China trade conflict   —  The Trump administration Tuesday unveiled a list of roughly $50 billion in Chinese electronics, aerospace and machinery products it plans to hit …
Apr 3, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
DOJ asks the Supreme Court to moot the case against Microsoft on email data stored in Ireland after the Cloud Act became law   —  Now that Congress has made clear that a U.S. search warrant covers emails stored overseas, the Justice Department on Friday asked the Supreme Court to moot …
Mar 31, 2018, 6:45 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Ecuador has barred Julian Assange from using the internet from its embassy in London, saying he violated an agreement not to interfere in international affairs   —  LONDON — Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, has been barred from using the Internet at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London …
Mar 28, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Senate Judiciary Committee chairman invites top Facebook, Google, and Twitter execs to an April 10 hearing on the “future of data privacy and social media”   —  A panel of Senate lawmakers aims to grill the top executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter next month …
Mar 26, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Around the time he was working with Cambridge Analytica, psychologist Aleksandr Kogan co-authored an unrelated academic paper with two Facebook data scientists   —  The psychologist who disseminated Facebook user data to an analytics firm working for the Trump campaign had a closer relationship …
Mar 24, 2018, 11:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Leaders of House Energy and Commerce Committee ask Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the committee on an as-yet undetermined date   —  Congressional lawmakers have formally requested that Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg testify at an upcoming hearing in response to reports …
Mar 22, 2018, 12:44 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Chris Wylie says Breitbart's Steve Bannon approved Cambridge Analytica's 2014 work to collect Facebook data; firm used focus groups to test views on Putin, more   —  LONDON — Conservative strategist Stephen K. Bannon oversaw Cambridge Analytica's early efforts to collect troves of Facebook data …
Mar 20, 2018, 9:00 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Two former FTC officials say Facebook may have violated 2011 privacy consent decree as US and UK politicians demand more information from Zuckerberg personally   —  Two former federal officials who crafted the landmark consent decree governing how Facebook handles user privacy say the company …
Mar 18, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
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IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
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Zoho:
Planned maintenance of our US Data Center: July 7th, 2018 - 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM PST  —  We have planned a network infrastructure upgrade on our primary data center in the USA on July 7th, 2018 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM PST.