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Canada to Facebook: ’The time of self-regulation is over’

Canadians are famous for saying ‘sorry,’ but Mark Zuckerberg’s apologies are not ringing true for the northern nation. The Canadian House of Commons is conducting formal hearings on the ‘Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook.’ On Tuesday, it kicked off two days of political and expert questioning ...

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Twitter is down worldwide

Update 10:55 a.m. ET: Twitter.com appears to be back online, at least in the U.S. Its mobile apps are now updating as well. Original story follows below. It’s not just you. From the U.S. to Europe and Asia, Twitter has left us.  “Something is technically wrong,” the website reads. The ...

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Apple to launch a news subscription service, report says

About a month ago, Apple spent part of its enormous cash reserves on acquiring digital magazine subscription service Texture.  Now, according to a new report from Bloomberg, the company plans to put this acquisition to good use by launching its own news subscription service, integrated into Apple News.  SEE ALSO: ...

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Hallelujah, Grubhub will finally split your check for you

Food delivery diehards, the partnership you’ve been waiting for is finally here.  Grubhub, which also owns popular delivery apps Eat24 and Seamless, has announced that diners can now use Venmo to pay for their purchases on all three platforms.  SEE ALSO: Need to pay your share of the rent? Just ...

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Save $100 on these sleek, award-winning earbuds

The whole of humanity seems to have adopted wireless earbuds. If you’re looking to get onboard without splurging on AirPods, the AVANCA Minim True Wireless Earbuds are a great option. Plus, they feature a super sleek design that doesn’t resemble a broken Q-tip hanging out of your ear. SEE ALSO: Make ...

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UK and U.S. authorities warn of Russian attacks on routers

Russia is being accused of a massive campaign to undermine the security of firewalls and routers in a bid to support espionage and future attacks. It comes from UK and U.S. authorities who have issued a joint cybersecurity alert for the first time ever to warn people of the threat. ...

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Facebook reiterates it's not the only one targeting you with ads online

Facebook has been firmly under the spotlight about how it uses people’s data, but the platform wants to make one thing clear: It’s not the only company doing so. On Monday, the social network posted an explainer on how it collects your data through its services even when you’re not ...

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Tesla on temporary Model 3 production shutdown: Nothing to see here

Tesla’s implemented a Model 3 production break this week as the company struggles to meet demand, reportedly catching employees off guard.  All eyes are on Model 3 production as Tesla has been lagging behind its production goals for the sedan and CEO Elon Musk has stepped in to oversee the ...

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TaskRabbit notifies users of 'cybersecurity incident,' shuts down service

Bad news for to-do lists everywhere: It appears that TaskRabbit has been compromised. SEE ALSO: Every store, business, and retailer that has been recently hacked On Monday, TaskRabbit notified users about a ‘cybersecurity incident,’ and advised users to change their passwords. The crowdsourced chore company also took its app and ...

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Aircraft startup Wright Electric wants to use electric planes for flights in the Middle East

Electric aircraft startup Wright Electric aims to carry passengers on battery-powered flights within the next 20 years. Now, business travelers in the Middle East may soon be able to partake in the company’s aggressive flight plans. Flight support company Jetex recently announced a new partnership with Los Angeles-based Wright Electric. ...

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