Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 164:

Rae Hodge / CNET:
Sen. Dianne Feinstein introduces a bill that would give voters five rights, including the right to be notified when campaigns obtain their data   —  Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday introduced a bill prompted by Cambridge Analytica's misuse of Facebook users' private data.
Aug 2, 2019, 8:45 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Facebook agrees to pay a $100M fine to the SEC over charges of making “misleading disclosures” related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  Facebook isn't just settling with the FTC over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.  The social network has also agreed to pay …
Jul 24, 2019, 9:20 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
FTC announces a $5B fine against Facebook for repeated privacy violations as part of a settlement that requires federal oversight of its business practices   —  The settlement between the Federal Trade Commission and Facebook ends a 16-month probe that began after revelations of the tech giant's entanglement with Cambridge Analytica
Jul 24, 2019, 8:37 AMIn context
Julia Carrie Wong / The Guardian:
Critics say the FTC's $5B settlement with Facebook is a “parking ticket” to the company, which had more than $15B in revenue in the first three months of 2019   —  The $5bn fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission against a technology company
Jul 12, 2019, 7:30 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Apple's sign-in button, built for a post-Cambridge Analytica world, is a sign of how much tech infrastructure needs to be rebuilt as privacy expectations change   —  Protection against developers, not hackers  —  In 2019, Facebook isn't just a homepage; it's a passport.
Jun 9, 2019, 2:00 AMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Sources: acceptance rates for Facebook job offers among graduates of top US schools like Stanford fell from nearly 90% in late 2016 to around 50% in early 2019   —  KEY POINTS  — Among top schools, Facebook's acceptance rate for full-time positions offered to new graduates has fallen …
May 16, 2019, 4:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
In its lawsuit against Rankwave, Facebook alleges Rankwave misused Facebook data outside of the apps where it was collected and refused to comply with an audit   —  Facebook might have another Cambridge Analytica on its hands.  In a late Friday news dump,  —  TechCrunch has attained a copy …
May 10, 2019, 9:25 PMIn context
Chris Hughes / New York Times:
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says Mark Zuckerberg's influence is staggering and that it is time to break up Facebook   —  The last time I saw Mark Zuckerberg  —  was in the summer of 2017, several months before the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke.  We met at Facebook's Menlo Park …
May 9, 2019, 7:15 AMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
YouGov and Cambridge poll of 25,000+ people in 23 countries finds that UK citizens trust social media platforms less than any other nation surveyed   —  Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter  —  Britons trust social media platforms less …
May 4, 2019, 1:15 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Facebook's Ad Archive API is criticized for lacking info on ad targeting criteria and being limited to keyword searches, preventing a comprehensive look at ads   —  Facebook has been accused of blocking the ability of independent researchers to effectively study how political disinformation flows across its ad platform.
Apr 29, 2019, 2:50 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
Gartner research vice president Mike Gotta to present at Smartsheet ENGAGE  —  Gotta will discuss why collaborative work management is increasingly essential for business at Smartsheet's annual customer conference Sept. 30-Oct. 3 in Seattle.
TWiT.tv:
Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech  —  Tech expert Leo Laporte and top pundits cover the latest tech news, innovations, gear, and pitfalls.  Subscribe to This Week in Tech on your favorite podcatcher.
Google Fi:
Google Fi - a phone plan, by Google  —  We felt that most phone plans just weren't made with you in mind.  So that's why we built Google Fi with features that real people actually want.  Click to learn more.
Zoho:
Why team collaboration is required for a positive work culture  —  When we talk about work culture, we generally address a plethora of things, from office decor to management principles, without clearly understanding what it means.
Ingram Micro:
Apply for the World's Largest Startup Competition  —  B2B ISVs are encouraged to apply for the Comet Competition ahead of the September 30 deadline, with top prize of $1M made possible by Ingram Micro.
Intel:
The field of opportunity for AI is immense—does your CPU have AI Inside?  —  Here are three questions every technology buyer should be asking of their AI tech supplier.