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CBS News:
On 60 Minutes, Trump campaign digital director Brad Parscale describes how he handpicked Facebook employee “embeds” who assisted the campaign with its ad buys   —  Trump campaign digital director Brad Parscale says Donald Trump won election on Facebook with highly targeted ads — and infrastructure was a key issue
Oct 8, 2017, 2:04 AMIn context
CBS News:
FBI is investigating suspected Russian hack of DNC, which led to an email trove on WikiLeaks   —  WASHINGTON — The FBI confirmed Monday that it's investigating the hack involving Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails.  —  “The FBI is investigating a cyber intrusion involving the DNC …
Jul 25, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Sharyn Alfonsi / CBS News:
On 60 Minutes, security expert Karsten Nohl eavesdrops on cellphone calls and texts knowing just the phone's number by hacking SS7, a global carrier protocol   —  Hacking Your Phone  —  Sharyn Alfonsi reports on how cellphones and mobile phone networks are vulnerable to hacking
Apr 17, 2016, 8:45 PMIn context
Brian Mastroianni / CBS News:
Peeple, a Yelp-like app that lets you recommend other people, launches on iOS; recommendations won't go live on users' profile without their permission   —  Peeple, the notorious “Yelp for people” app, arrives  —  It generated controversy and criticism when word of it first broke back in October …
Mar 8, 2016, 4:05 AMIn context
Charlie Rose / CBS News:
Apple executives talk product development, encryption, taxation, labor, and more in wide-ranging 60 Minutes interview   —  What's next for Apple?  —  The technology giant's CEO, Tim Cook, addresses issues concerning his company — including encryption technology, corporate taxes, and manufacturing products in China
Dec 20, 2015, 8:30 PMIn context
CBS News:
How North Korea could have pulled off Sony Pictures hack   —  Sources tell CBS News the sophisticated and damaging cyberattack against Sony Pictures originated in North Korea and flowed through a vast array of computer servers in other countries in an attempt to hide its origin.
Dec 19, 2014, 10:50 AMIn context
Steve Kroft / CBS News:
A look at the data brokerage industry that sells personal information of millions of Americans   —  The Data Brokers: Selling your personal information  —  Steve Kroft investigates the multibillion dollar industry that collects, analyzes and sells the personal information of millions of Americans with virtually no oversight
Mar 10, 2014, 8:55 AMIn context
Charlie Rose / CBS News:
Amazon's Jeff Bezos looks to the future   —  Amazon is the world's largest online retailer, serving 225M customers.  What's next for the company that prides itself on disrupting tradition?  There has never been a company quite like Amazon.  Conceived as an online book seller …
Dec 1, 2013, 10:00 PMIn context
CBS News:
Amazon unveils futuristic plan: Delivery by drone   —  Amazon's secret R&D project aimed at delivering packages to your doorstep by “octocopter” mini-drones with a mere 30-minute delivery time  —  Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had a big surprise for correspondent Charlie Rose this week.
Dec 1, 2013, 8:22 PMIn context
CBS News:
“Sweetie” Sting: Dutch activists claim to nab 1,000 sex predators using computer-generated “child”   —  (CBS/AP) AMSTERDAM - Dutch children's rights activists used a computer-generated image of a 10-year-old Philippine girl to catch suspected sex predators and say that, as a result …
Nov 6, 2013, 7:35 AMIn context

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