In April, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Congress that his platform doesn’t “sell any data to anyone.” But now, documents released by a British Parliament committee suggest the social media giant was trading access to user data in exchange for…
The U.K. Parliament committee says Facebook "whitelisted" or gave preferential access to certain companies, such as Airbnb and Netflix, even after the tech giant announced changes in 2015 to end access to a user's "friends." The allegations are based on…
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
Tech giants have developed speech recognition and machine learning technologies that allow doctors to automatically transcribe audio recordings.
By Casey Ross, STAT
Facebook remains the center of attention over concerns about data privacy and sharing. How are schools reckoning with how they use the social media platform and what data is shared? John Yang talks with Benjamin Herold of Education Week on…
By Rhana Natour
We made a quiz to test your knowledge.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
Anyone who's been wondering if their private Facebook data might have been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal will soon get their first clues.
Facebook is at the center of a new firestorm, sparked by media reports that political data firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked for the Trump campaign, harvested private information from more than 50 million Facebook profiles -- and Facebook never told…
By Christine Vestal, Stateline
In an opioid overdose epidemic that killed more than 53,000 Americans last year and shows no signs of relenting, nearly every community in the nation is fortifying its public health, emergency medical and law enforcement response. But with limited resources,…
The Senate Commerce Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday about ways to protect consumers from major data breaches. Watch live here.
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