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Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges 'mistakes' made in privacy scandal

(NEW YORK) --  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has responded to the privacy concerns raised after it was revealed that data used by analytics firm Cambridge Analytica was accessed without consent.Read More

'The Crown' producers apologize for pay gap between male and female leads

(LONDON) -- News broke last week that Claire Foy, who plays Queen Elizabeth in Netflix's "The Crown," was making a less-than-queenly salary when compared to her co-star Matt Smith, who plays Prince Philip.

The outrage led to a petition for... Read More

United Airlines suspends program for pets flying in cargo compartments

(NEW YORK) -- A week after a string of incidents involving pets aboard its planes, United Airlines announced Tuesday that it will stop taking new reservations for pets required to fly in aircraft cargo compartments.

PetSafe, United’... Read More

Congress turns up heat on Facebook after allegations of data harvesting

(WASHINGTON) -- Congress is ratcheting up political pressure on Facebook after reports that a political data analytics firm employed by President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign received personal data and information from up to 50 million profiles... Read More

Trump bans Americans from investing in Venezuelan cryptocurrency

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump signed an executive order that prohibits Americans from dealing in any form of digital currency from Venezuela on Monday, a day before that country's launch of a state-owned cryptocurrency called the "petro."Read More

Harvey Weinstein probe may have been mishandled by prosecutor, Time's Up claims, calling for action

(NEW YORK) -- Time's Up, an advocacy and legal-defense group fighting sexual harassment in Hollywood and beyond, wants New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to investigate why a prominent prosecutor decided against prosecuting Harvey Weinstein in 2015, two year... Read More

Delta apologizes after 8-week-old puppy sent to wrong location

(NEW YORK) -- Delta is the latest airline to experience a snafu involving the transport of a pet.

In a post on... Read More

Woman killed by self-driving Uber car identified, as company suspends testing

(TEMPE, Ariz.) -- A self-driving Uber car hit and killed a pedestrian Sunday night in Tempe, Arizona, police said, in what appears to be the first case of a pedestrian death caused by an autonomous vehicle.

The vehicle was in "autonomous m... Read More

Tech losses lead US stocks lower

(NEW YORK) -- Losses in tech companies, including Facebook, led Wall Street in the red on Monday.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 335.60 (-1.35 percent) to finish the session at 24,610.91.

The Nasdaq fell 137.74 (-1.84 ... Read More

Survey shows Americans blow more than $5,000 a year on impulse buys

(NEW YORK) -- We're all guilty of it: that last-minute snag of a product on the check-out line, Amazon, or late-night-TV. In fact, it's such a bad habit that a new survey shows Americans blow an average of $5,400 a year on so-called impulse buys. Read More

Trump-linked analytics firm Cambridge Analytica used stolen data, ex-employee says

(LONDON) -- A former Cambridge Analytica employee accused the data analytics firm of mishandling the personal information of more than 50 million Facebook users in an effort to help Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.

Christop... Read More