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Facebook staff suspected Cambridge Analytica was harvesting data months before public reports, court filing says

Facebook staff suspected Cambridge Analytica was harvesting data months before public reports, court filing says

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Facebook employees discussed Cambridge Analytica harvesting unwitting users’ data as early as September 2015, months ahead of any public disclosures about the practice, which later became one of the troubled tech giants largest scandals to date. The disclosure comes as part of a lawsuit filed by Washington D.C.’s Attorney General Karl…

Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips

Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips

U.S. Department of Agriculture(NEW YORK) — Tyson Foods announced on Thursday it’s recalling more than 69,000 pounds of frozen chicken strips that may have been contaminated with pieces of metal.The ready-to-eat strips were produced on Nov. 30 and shipped nationwide, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The following products are being recalled, according to a…

Volvo’s new camera system will spot if you’re drunk or distracted

Volvo’s new camera system will spot if you’re drunk or distracted

Sjo/iStock(NEW YORK) — With a reputation for creating some of the safest cars on the road, Swedish automaker Volvo is looking inward — literally — for a new safety feature that it’s been testing. While most of today’s cars feature cameras that let you see what’s behind you, Volvo is trying out cameras that point…

Facebook admits its AI failed to flag New Zealand terror attack livestream

Facebook admits its AI failed to flag New Zealand terror attack livestream

manaemedia/iStock(MENLO PARK, Calif.) — Facebook has admitted that the company’s artificial intelligence failed to block the livestream video in which the alleged shooter filmed himself opening fire on praying Muslims at two mosques in New Zealand last week.The company also blamed users for not flagging the video more quickly, as the social media giant continued…

Saucony drops Dunkin’ sneaker collaboration to celebrate Boston marathon

Saucony drops Dunkin’ sneaker collaboration to celebrate Boston marathon

Saucony(NEW YORK) — There have been some surprising moments in the world of sneakers this year and Saucony’s latest Dunkin’ inspired launch just added to the bunch.The popular coffee franchise posted a video on Instagram revealing the new Saucony x Dunkin’ Kinvara 10 sneaker. The short clip has more than 37,000 views and people have…

JetBlue pilots accused of sexually assaulting 2 female crew members, lawsuit says

JetBlue pilots accused of sexually assaulting 2 female crew members, lawsuit says

rypson/iStock(NEW YORK) — Two JetBlue pilots sexually assaulted two female airline workers during a layover in San Juan, according to a lawsuit the alleged victims filed in Brooklyn federal court.The two airline crew members, who were identified as Jane Doe 1 from Utah and Jane Doe 2 from Texas, met the pilots, Eric Johnson and…

Facebook’s Oculus launches new virtual reality headset and console

Facebook’s Oculus launches new virtual reality headset and console

Facebook(SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook unveiled new virtual reality devices on Wednesday, the latest in the company’s efforts to take the technology to the mass market.Oculus, the virtual reality (VR) company Facebook acquired in 2014, revealed the new Oculus Rift S headset and its portable VR console called Quest at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in…

Facebook staff suspected Cambridge Analytica was harvesting data months before public reports, court filing says

Facebook staff suspected Cambridge Analytica was harvesting data months before public reports, court filing says

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Facebook employees discussed Cambridge Analytica harvesting unwitting users’ data as early as September 2015, months ahead of any public disclosures about the practice, which later became one of the troubled tech giants largest scandals to date. The disclosure comes as part of a lawsuit filed by Washington D.C.’s Attorney General Karl…

Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips

Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips

U.S. Department of Agriculture(NEW YORK) — Tyson Foods announced on Thursday it’s recalling more than 69,000 pounds of frozen chicken strips that may have been contaminated with pieces of metal.The ready-to-eat strips were produced on Nov. 30 and shipped nationwide, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The following products are being recalled, according to a…

Volvo’s new camera system will spot if you’re drunk or distracted

Volvo’s new camera system will spot if you’re drunk or distracted

Sjo/iStock(NEW YORK) — With a reputation for creating some of the safest cars on the road, Swedish automaker Volvo is looking inward — literally — for a new safety feature that it’s been testing. While most of today’s cars feature cameras that let you see what’s behind you, Volvo is trying out cameras that point…

Facebook admits its AI failed to flag New Zealand terror attack livestream

Facebook admits its AI failed to flag New Zealand terror attack livestream

manaemedia/iStock(MENLO PARK, Calif.) — Facebook has admitted that the company’s artificial intelligence failed to block the livestream video in which the alleged shooter filmed himself opening fire on praying Muslims at two mosques in New Zealand last week.The company also blamed users for not flagging the video more quickly, as the social media giant continued…