Category Archives: Applications

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Facebook can’t catch a break: Medical data-sharing plan halted

Facebook can’t catch a break: Medical data-sharing plan halted Facebook has been in contact with “several major US hospitals” as part of now-cancelled plans to combine patients’ anonymized information with Facebook’s own user data as part of a research project However, according to CNBC, the plan has been “put on pause” in the wake of the Cambridge… Read More »

Kalanick will be a CEO again

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will be a chief executive again — this time of City Storage Systems, “a holding company focused on the redevelopment of distressed real estate assets in the areas of parking, retail and industrial,” if all goes to plan, according to his Facebook page. Why it matters: Kalanick resigned from Uber last June… Read More »

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation and First Round Capital invest $3 million in bail reform startup Promise

Nationwide, 62 percent of the jail population accounts for people who can’t afford bail, according to the Vera Institute of Justice. A lot of these incarcerated individuals are behind bars because they committed crimes at the misdemeanor level or lower. This is a significant statistic from a human rights perspective, as well as an economic one.… Read More »

How to change your Gmail password

The first password that most people will want to change is their email and for many, that means Gmail. Even if the client is one of the most popular in the world, with more than a billion users as of 2016, that doesn’t mean everyone knows their way around every nook and cranny. To fix that, we’ve… Read More »

Facebook suspends data analytics firm that worked for Trump campaign

Facebook Inc on Friday said it was suspending political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked for President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign, after finding data privacy policies had been violated. Facebook said in a statement that it suspended Cambridge Analytica and its parent group Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) after receiving reports that they did… Read More »