Technology Issues

Ex-CEO: Cambridge Analytica got 'huge target' with Trump win

Jun 6, 2018

The former head of the defunct political consultant Cambridge Analytica clashed with British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook data in election campaigns.

Cambridge Analytica testimony dominated by heated exchanges

Jun 6, 2018

Former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix vigorously defended himself Wednesday amid allegations the political consulting firm scraped Facebook data and used it to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.

Former head of Cambridge Analytica to testify

Jun 6, 2018

The former head of the defunct political consultant Cambridge Analytica is due to testify to British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook data in election campaigns

London police seize bitcoin worth $667,000 from hacker

May 25, 2018

London's Metropolitan police seized half a million pounds ($667,000) worth of Bitcoin from a prolific computer hacker in a case described as the first of its kind for the 188-year-old department.

The Latest: Complaints vs Google, Facebook under new EU law

May 25, 2018

A group that campaigns for data protection rights in Europe says it's filed legal complaints against Google, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp over the way they obtain users' consent under new EU privacy rules.

Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

May 25, 2018

Ready or not, companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must now start complying with stringent new EU data rules.

From airlines to pizza parlors, EU businesses adopt data law

May 21, 2018

Businesses from pizza parlors to airlines across the EU's 28 countries are bombarding customers with emails seeking consent to use personal data as they rush to comply with the bloc's General Data Protection Regulation, which takes effect May 25.

Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at UK committee

May 17, 2018

British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' data in political campaigns says that the suspended head of the consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before a committee

The Latest: Zuckerberg to heading to EU next Tuesday

May 17, 2018

British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before committee a second time

UK lawmakers summon ex-Cambridge Analytica chief to testify

May 10, 2018

British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns have issued a summons for the former head of data firm Cambridge Analytica after he declined to answer their questions

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