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Zuckerberg vows to ‘step up’ as Facebook scandal mushrooms

The social media giant's chief has announced new steps to rein in the leakage of data outside developers and third-party apps

Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO over Facebook scandal

CEO Alexander Nix boasted about entrapping politicians and secretly operating in elections around the world through shadowy front companies.

Facebook rocked by data breach scandal as investigations loom

​The media giant's shares plunged over revelations that a firm working for Donald Trump's presidential campaign misused data on 50 million members.

Tech a new religion at consumer gadget extravaganza

Tech is the new religion, offering hope of salvation in a troubled world as industry leaders converge in Las Vegas this week

Uber’s bad boy must take a ride

After series of missteps, the company needs to be headed by someone who understands how the market works

CIA’s hacking arsenal unsettles tech firms

Major tech firms said on Wednesday they were looking at the allegations raised in the documents released by WikiLeaks on Tuesday.

Alphabet joins drone tests as US considers rules for commercial unmanned aircrafts

Google parent Alphabet is joining tests for drone deliveries as the White House unveiled accelerated rule-making for commercial unmanned aircrafts.

New privacy app takes a page from NSA technology

Scrambl3, a new app on the market, creates the smartphone equivalent of a virtual private network to make messages invisible on the internet.

Study shows US data sweep harms press freedom

A study has found that surveillance efforts aimed at thwarting terrorist attacks have undermined press freedom - and broader democratic rights.

How the fact-checkers are changing journalism

Fact-checking news organisations have sprung up on every continent, gaining attention in places ranging from Egypt to South Africa, Chile and France.

Millions join search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane

A satellite firm that invited the public to find a plane that went missing in early March now has three-million people participating in the programme.

Microsoft, Google in battle over online shopping

Microsoft and Google have become embroiled in a bitter dispute over who is the fairest of them all for online shopping.

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