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Facebook understood how dangerous the Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica could be much earlier than it previously said. Here's everything that's happened up until now

Facebook understood how dangerous the Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica could be much earlier than it previously said. Here's everything that's happened up until now

8 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

In early 2018, Facebook and a political data-analytics firm named Cambridge Analytica were implicated in a massive data breach. Personal data from over 87 million Facebook...
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Newly released messages reveal when Facebook first knew about Cambridge Analytica breach

44 minutes ago   |   NBC News

Internal messages show what Facebook employees knew about Cambridge Analytica and when they first learned of its data scraping.
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Depression is the Strongest Predictor of Substance Use in Pregnancy

Depression is the Strongest Predictor of Substance Use in Pregnancy

1 hour ago   |   Psych Central

A new Canadian study finds that depression is the single largest driver of substance use during pregnancy, highlighting the need for greater support for the mental health of...
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A new tool by IBM is helping to change the game for professional tennis coaches

A new tool by IBM is helping to change the game for professional tennis coaches

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Over the course of a Grand Slam tournament, professional tennis players will spend hours on the court. Traditionally, coaches have had to rely on things like posture and facial...
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'Scary last 20 minutes of our flight': Passengers braced themselves inside a smoke-filled cabin as their Hawaiian Airlines flight prepared to land

'Scary last 20 minutes of our flight': Passengers braced themselves inside a smoke-filled cabin as their Hawaiian Airlines flight prepared to land

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A flight from Oakland, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, filled with smoke about 20 minutes before landing on Thursday. After it landed, passengers evacuated onto the runway...
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Tesla, Ford have the most to lose among US carmakers on China's new round of tariffs

3 hours ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

The two American car companies are among the top exporters of U.S.-produced vehicles to China along with BMW and Daimler/Mercedes-Benz, according to industry data obtained by CNBC.
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Democratic presidential candidates have a new approach for tackling gun violence: Treat it as a public-health crisis

Democratic presidential candidates have a new approach for tackling gun violence: Treat it as a public-health crisis

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

For years, gun violence has been treated as a criminal issue, with law enforcement, punishment, and incarceration being the typical means of addressing the problem. But with...
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The 25 highest-paying jobs you can get with an associate degree

The 25 highest-paying jobs you can get with an associate degree

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

While many high-paying jobs require a bachelors degree or more, there are many positions that only require an associate degree, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics...
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Google's new community guidelines tell employees not to talk politics on internal forums or bad mouth projects without 'good information'

Google's new community guidelines tell employees not to talk politics on internal forums or bad mouth projects without 'good information'

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

On Friday, Google unveiled its latest set of community guidelines for employee communication on internal message boards in an attempt to restore order within the walls of the...
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Why Wall Street is Losing Control of Tech IPOs-Data Sheet

6 hours ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune's daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here . In May, before Uber went...
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Trade War Heats Up Again As China Sets Tariffs On $75 Billion In U.S. Goods...

Trade War Heats Up Again As China Sets Tariffs On $75 Billion In U.S. Goods, Autos

China says it will slap tariffs on autos and thousands of other U.S. goods. It's an escalation of a trade war that has rippled through the world economy and raised U.S... Read more ...

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

The little boy was saving money for a trip to Dave and Buster's, according to his family. Read more ...

Billionaire David Koch dead at 79

Billionaire David Koch dead at 79

David Koch - the billionaire co-owner of Koch Industries - has reportedly died. He was 79 years old. News of the well-known businessman and philanthropist's death was first... Read more ...

China hits back at the Trump administration with tariffs on $75 billion...

China hits back at the Trump administration with tariffs on $75 billion worth of US products

China on Friday announced plans to retaliate against the Trump administration with new tariffs on roughly $75 billion worth of US products including cars. The tariffs would... Read more ...

More Rate Cuts? Powell Says Fed Is Ready To Help Economy Grow Amid Trade...

More Rate Cuts? Powell Says Fed Is Ready To Help Economy Grow Amid Trade Tensions

The central bank will "act as appropriate" to sustain the economic expansion as the trade war with China takes a toll on global growth and parts of the U.S. economy, Fed... Read more ...

Russian NHL star Kuznetsov handed 4-year ban for positive cocaine test

Russian NHL star Kuznetsov handed 4-year ban for positive cocaine test

Russian Washington Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov has been given a four-year ban by the International Ice Hockey Federation after testing positive for cocaine. The sample for... Read more ...

Special prosecutor who will re-investigate Jussie Smollett announced

Special prosecutor who will re-investigate Jussie Smollett announced

Dan Webb was picked to lead the second look at the notorious false report case - including whether new charges should be brought against the "Empire" actor. Read more ...

David Koch, billionaire conservative donor, dies at 79

David Koch, billionaire conservative donor, dies at 79

Billionaire businessman and philanthropist David Koch - whose financial support for conservative causes transformed him and his brother, Charles, into deep-pocketed bogeymen... Read more ...

Son sought after former NFL player, wife found dead in Minnesota home

Son sought after former NFL player, wife found dead in Minnesota home

Barry Bennett was a defensive lineman with the Saints, Jets and Vikings in an 11-season NFL career that ended in 1988. He was 63. Read more ...

Trump orders U.S. companies to find China 'alternative'

Trump orders U.S. companies to find China 'alternative'

Trump orders all US companies with operations in China to begin looking for 'alternative' countries, including the US. Read more ...