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Financial Expert Taking Facebook to UK Court over Fake Ads

UK Academic Says Data Firm Helped Trump Campaign Spread Fear

A personal finance expert launched a lawsuit against Facebook in Britain on Monday, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.

Facebook Launches Transparency Tool Before Irish Referendum

Facebook Launches Transparency Tool Before Irish Referendum

Apr 25
Facebook is launching a pilot program in Ireland ahead of a referendum on abortion which it hopes will ensure greater transparency in political advertising.

Researcher in Facebook Data Scandal Apologizes

Researcher in Facebook Data Scandal Apologizes

By Mae Anderson | Apr 25
The academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal apologized for his actions, but said he thought he did nothing wrong at the time.

Construction Robots Weld, Bolt, Lift to Beat Worker Shortage

Construction Robots Weld, Bolt, Lift to Beat Worker Shortage

By Yuri Kageyama | Apr 25
Using robots makes sense in urban construction, where buildings are high-rise and the same work is repeated on each floor.

Shanghai Gets Automated Bank with VR, Robots, Face Scanning

Shanghai Gets Automated Bank with VR, Robots, Face Scanning

By Dake Kang | Apr 25
The high-tech branch is meant to make banking more convenient, personalized, and efficient. It also reflects growing competition from cashless payment systems that are giving the banks a run for their money.

After Facebook Scrutiny, Is Google Next?

After Facebook Scrutiny, Is Google Next?

By Ryan Nakashima and Matt O'Brien | Apr 24
Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress, but YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check.