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Selling data on millions ‘is the opposite of our business model,’ says Facebook’s Boz

Facebook's former VP of ads has weighed in on the ongoing disaster involving his company's apparent negligence in allowing data on as many as 50 million users to be used for nefarious purposes by Cambridge Analytica. In a post on (what else) Facebook, Andrew

Jeff Bezos, friend to robots

Today marks the kickoff of Amazon’s annual semi-secret MARS Conference in Palm Springs, which means two things. No, you weren’t invited. The start of several days of pictures featuring Jeff Bezos palling around with his best robot friends. Last year the

Here are 64 startups that launched today at Y Combinator’s W18 Demo Day

Biotech, robotics, and fintech startups took the spotlight today at prestigious accelerator Y Combinator’s 26th Demo Day. This batch features 141 total companies from 23 countries, with presentations spread over two days. The house was packed at Mountai

Tempe police chief says Uber “preliminarily…would likely not be at fault” for fatal crash

The chief of police in Tempe, Arizona, where an Uber self-driving car just hit and killed a pedestrian, has told the San Francisco Chronicle that «I suspect preliminarily it appears that the Uber would likely not be at fault in this accident.»

US-South Korean military exercises to begin April 1

WASHINGTON (AP) - At a potentially pivotal moment of diplomacy with North Korea, the Pentagon said Monday that annual U.S.-South Korean military exercises that had been postponed for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will begin April 1. In a brief statement, th

Republicans need to step up in the name of free democracy and protect Mueller from Trump

With Donald Trump explicitly attacking special counsel Robert Mueller on Twitter, and Trump’s lawyer calling for Mueller’s investigation to be ended, it’s clear that the investigation is in serious danger. But while a few Republicans have offered tepid

On the eve of invasion 15 years ago today, the U.S. terrorized Baghdad with 'shock and awe'

Today marks the 15th anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War and occupation. In case you've forgotten what happened, or were just 4 years old or so and not paying attention when it did, the rationale for that authorization was fabricated at the highest

Native American women have a chance to make history in the 2018 elections

The historic number of women running for office this year brings with it other opportunities to make history. Like the possibility of the first Native American woman elected to Congress or as a governor, the New York Times’ s Julie Turkewitz reports. In

Another week, another Friday government shutdown threat

In a unified government, this is not supposed to be a thing. But Republicans in charge of the House, Senate and White House doesn't actually qualify as «government» because they are both too incompetent and too venal for that. So, largely because

Jared Kushner's Middle East peace plan turns out to be: Pay Kushner if you want peace

The Kushner company is being squeezed to death by scion Jared Kushner’s $1.8 billion dollar gamble on what has turned out to be real estate’s greatest white elephant. And just as his Atlantic City bankruptcy forced Donald Trump to seek creative financin

Chargers sign ex-Dolphins center Mike Pouncey to two-year deal

Pouncey was released by Miami last week after the three-time Pro Bowl selection refused a pay cut.

WATCH: Mike Trout scores from first on RBI double via Justin Upton

Mike Trout got on his horse and scores all the way from first.

Twi-lights: Bucks vs. Cavs

Check out highlights from Milwaukee's 124-117 loss to Cleveland

Market may be heading for a bear phase; short-term trend clearly negative

The rupee has lost ground since pre-Budget, against three major hard currencies (yen, dollar and euro). The European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan maintained status quo in recent policy meetings

Domestic investment bankers rake in hefty bonuses as issues swell

All-time high mop-up of Rs 1.2 trillion through IPOs, QIPs in 2017-18

BSE Sensex falls below 200-day moving average for first time since Nov 2016

Half of the BSE 500 companies have fallen more than 25% from their peaks

IPO analysis: Strong prospects for I-Sec, but correlated to markets

Although valuations are rich, most analysts are positive due to rising financialisation of Indian savings

News Live: Jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala#39;s husband M Natarajan passes away

This blog will keep track of key global and local developments impacting business and markets through the day. Important local and global political developments will also find resonance here.

Twins deal with Polanco suspension; Escobar next up at SS

Minnesota shortstop Jorge Polanco tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance

Sano, Dozier homer in Twins' 11-8 loss to Pirates

Miguel Sano, who had three hits, and Brian Dozier homered for Minnesota

Marlins tag Max Scherzer for 3 HRs in spring win over Nationals

Washington ace Max Scherzer was tagged for three homers and six runs in six innings. Miami starter Trevor Richards worked four innings and allowed one run.

Over 30,000 Negatives Discovered in Russian Artist’s Attic Reveal a Lifetime of Hidden Photography

Russian artist and theater critic Masha Ivashintsova (1942-2000) lived a secret life as a photographer, taking over 30,000 photographs in her lifetime without ever showing a soul. It wasn’t until years after her death in 2000 that her daughter Asya Iva

Koinex lists Reliance Capital backed nCash token

Digital assets exchange Koinex on Monday said that it has listed the Reliance Capital backed -- nCash token -- which aims to transform the retailing sector by enhancing consumer engagement through brand loyalty programmes.

Trump bans US use of Venezuelan cryptocurrency

The Trump administration today banned all use by Americans of Venezuelan cryptocurrency, saying that its introduction is intended to skirt US sanctions. In an executive order issued on Monday that took effect immediately, President Donald Trump declared illeg

Domestic steel companies to urge Centre for anti-dumping duty revision

Anti-dumping duties are taken to ensure fair trade and provide a level-playing field to the domestic steel industry

Today's picks: From Tata Steel to PowerGrid, hot stocks to watch on Tuesday

Nifty, Bank Nifty, Tata Steel, Ambuja Cement

UK authorities seek warrant for Cambridge Analytica offices - CNET

Data analytics firm is at the center of a scandal over its misuse of Facebook data during the 2016 US election.

TSA searches inflatable pink flamingo for weapons - CNET

What the flock? This airport security employee had to put his foot down: Floatie birds need to be scanned, even if they're not flying anywhere.

Facebook security chief reportedly leaving the company - CNET

Alex Stamos says he's «still fully engaged» with his work at Facebook, though his role has changed. Questions about Stamos come as Facebook deals with a privacy flap linked to Cambridge Analytica.

Harding Racing encouraged by IndyCar street course debut

The relatively new team owned by Mike Harding, a paving company magnate, made just three IndyCar starts in 2017, all on ovals, and its driver Gabby Chaves scored ninth at Indy, fifth in Texas and 15th at Pocono.This year, Harding Racing has gone full-time, bu

No wins yet, but Team Penske «getting closer» to Victory Lane

Although none of its three drivers has yet made it to Victory Lane this season, all three finished in the top 10 of Sunday’s Auto Club 400, with Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano both in the top-five.Truex untouchable at FontanaLogano, who finished fifth in

NASCAR Mailbag: Time to send in your questions

If you have something on your mind about NASCAR send in your questions now as the NASCAR team at welcomes your questions for this week's edition of the 2018 NASCAR Mailbag.  If you have a specific question for one of us feel free to send it

Color rolls out a test to try to search for hereditary risk for heart conditions like arrhythmia

Color is looking to add a new test to its line of genetic testing, this time focusing on hereditary factors that may affect a person’s chance for being prone to cardiovascular complications like arrhythmia and cardiomyopathy. Called the heart health tes

eBay’s new AR tool helps sellers find the right box for their item

It looks like someone found a practical use case for AR that’s not about trying on makeup or catching Pokémon. Ebay today introduced a new AR-powered feature that helps sellers figure out the best box to use for shipping their items to buyers. The tech

Billionaire Larry Ellison has a new consumer wellness company called Sensei

It’s not every day that Oracle’s billionaire founder, chairman and CTO Larry Ellison launches a new business, but such is the case today. That new company? Sensei, a new L.A.-based wellness brand that will focus first on developing hydroponic farm

Penny Hardaway to become next Memphis coach

Former NBA star Penny Hardaway was a stud in college playing for Memphis before his pro career kicked off. Now he’s headed back to where it all started to coach the Memphis men’s basketball program, per Jeff Goodwin of ESPN.Hardaway willl replace Tubby Sm

Patrick Reed shades Jordan Spieth after not getting drop

Patrick Reed was upset with a ruling during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday, and he implied that Jordan Spieth would have been treated differently if the three-time major winner had found himself in the same predicament.After he sh

Leonard Hamilton: Tournament chaos is sign of ‘revolution’

Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton thinks the round of NCAA Tournament upsets is simply a sign of things to come — and evidence that college basketball has changed.Hamilton said after his ninth-seeded Seminoles upset top-seeded Xavier that recruiting rank

Joe Thomas turns retirement presser into roast of Browns

Joe Thomas hit the podium Monday for his official retirement press conference after making the announcement last week that he was putting the game of football behind him. In typical Joe Thomas style, he interjected plenty of humor and essentially turned a por
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