Facebook shows Congress how Russia gamed the 2016 election
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3,000 adverts on show


Facebook will turn over copies of political ads purchased by Russian sources to congressional lawmakers, who are investigating the country's potential interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

Spanish watchdog fines Facebook over privacy
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Friday, 15 September 2017 10:30

Spanish watchdog fines Facebook over privacy


That will cost you 1.2 million

Spain's Data Protection Authority has issued a 1.2 million euro fine against Facebook after it found three cases when the company collected data without informing users, as required by European Union privacy laws.

Facebook bitten by Spanish watchdog
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Tuesday, 12 September 2017 11:56

Facebook bitten by Spanish watchdog


The pain in Spain is mainly for Zuckerberg to explain

Facebook has been fined 1.2 million euros for collecting personal information from users in Spain that could then be used for advertising, the national data protection watchdog has growled.

EU countries likely to target big US tech
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Monday, 11 September 2017 12:46

EU countries likely to target big US tech


C’mon you bastards, pay your tax like everyone else


France, Germany, Italy and Spain are expected to get tough with big US tech by demanding that they be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits.

Big US corporations rule AI development
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Friday, 08 September 2017 11:46

Big US corporations rule AI development

 
Amazon, eBay, IBM, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, what could go wrong?

Just to prove you have absolutely nothing to worry about from AI, an outfit called Netscribes has worked out that the entire market is sewn up by big US corporations.

Oculus standalone VR is real
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Thursday, 27 July 2017 03:01

Oculus standalone VR is real


Sources confirm a $200 target

Some two weeks ago, there was a  leak about an Oculus standalone VR HDM device, and Fudzilla managed to confirm its existence. 

Industry giants back Apple in Qualcomm case
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Trust me, we’re industry giants

A group that represents industry giants has sided with Apple fighting a legal case Qualcomm has made has sent the US International Trade Commission (ITC) comments that take the side of the fruity cargo cult.

Facebooks AI tries to stop hate speech
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Friday, 07 July 2017 11:44

Facebooks AI tries to stop hate speech

By banning lesbians

Secret guidelines used by social media giant Facebook to censor hate speech have resulted in lesbians being blocked and banned.

Big Tech tries to butter up Trump again
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Tuesday, 20 June 2017 11:48

Big Tech tries to butter up Trump again


Not Zuckerburg or Musk


Some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley descended on the White House yesterday for the first meeting of the American Technology Council.

Facebook prepares its own original TV shows
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Cable and satellite get another alternative


The world’s largest social networking company is set to unveil its own catalog of original TV shows and short films for debut in mid-June, according to a report from Business Insider.