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Facebook issued with £500,000 fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook issued with £500,000 fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Had the scandal taken place after new European Union data protection rules went into effect, the amount would have been far higher, including maximum fines of 17 million pounds or 4 percent of global turnover, whichever is higher. The fine amounts to a speck on Facebook's finances. "We are now reviewing the ICO's decision", Facebook said in a statement . The fine was telegraphed by the data protection regulator back in July . Consulte Mais Informação

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Floods sweep away students, teachers near Dead Sea, 18 dead

Floods sweep away students, teachers near Dead Sea, 18 dead

Hundreds of families and relatives converged on Shounah hospital a few kilometers from the resort area. A child who survived the floods stands with relatives in the hospital. Heavy rain has been sweeping the region for several days. Rescue workers were continuing to search for survivors, he said. "Heavy rains caused a flash flood close to the Dead Sea that washed away a school bus carrying 37 students and seven minders", an official with Jordan's fire service told AFP. Consulte Mais Informação

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Newly Released Ethics Documents Darken Cloud of FBI Probe Over Gillum Campaign

Newly Released Ethics Documents Darken Cloud of FBI Probe Over Gillum Campaign

Gillum said he is not and was not investigated by the bureau for ethics violations, including accepting a ticket to the Broadway show Hamilton - a ticket that came from an undercover agent. A disclaimer at the end of the robocall attributes the message to the same podcast that produced a similar automated message in late August and drew widespread condemnation from both Gillum and his Republican opponent, Ron DeSantis . Consulte Mais Informação

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China, Russia Listen in on Trump's Cell Phone Calls — NY Times

China, Russia Listen in on Trump's Cell Phone Calls — NY Times

The report in the New York Times is " so incorrect", Mr. Trump said . Unlike the other government-managed phones, Trump uses the unaltered personal iPhone because of its ability to store contacts, The Times reported . Much to the chagrin of the officials, Trump is believed to quietly make calls to current and former aides . Officials in Beijing believe that Trump can be more easily swayed in a face-to-face setting, where interpersonal relationships are a bigger factor in diplomacy. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. Can Build Medium-Range Cruise Missiles Within Months After INF Withdrawal

The new agreement to meet couldn't mask continuing tensions between the former Cold War foes. Bolton said Washington hasn't served a formal withdrawal notice, but he voiced strong skepticism the treaty could be salvaged. "It's a threat to whoever you want". The deal is simply unattractive to Trump, "given that China is not constrained and Russian Federation isn't following the rules, and that's enough for him to want out", Levine continued. Consulte Mais Informação

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Chinese, Russian spies listening to Trump's phone conversations

Chinese, Russian spies listening to Trump's phone conversations

Trump's aides have repeatedly warned him that his cellphone calls are not secure, and they have told him that Russian spies are routinely eavesdropping on the calls, as well, the paper said. Other critics accused Trump of hypocrisy, given his attacks on 2016 presidential election rival Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state. Consulte Mais Informação

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Samsung updates display for its Windows Mixed Reality headset, introduces HMD Odyssey+

The new iteration comes with some hardware improvements, aimed at making the usage more comfortable - the main one is a new screen with Anti-Screen Door Effect technology that blurs the pixels. Samsung's site notes that the display "applies a grid pattern structure" to the headsets "top-player panels" that reduces the distance between pixels by almost 50%. Consulte Mais Informação

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Official Companion App Revealed

Red Dead Redemption 2 Official Companion App Revealed

If you've been looking forward to Red Dead Redemption 2 , but don't like the idea of maps and UI elements cluttering up your gorgeous view of the old west, a new app for your tablet or smart phone might be of use. If you don't mind spoilers and can't wait until midnight, you can sit down and watch Red Dead Redemption 2 live on Twitch. Beside that, there's Arthur's in-game Journal, Social Club stat tracking, the game's manual and you can buy a digital version of the Official Guide through ... Consulte Mais Informação

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United Kingdom could seek extension to Brexit transition, says Theresa May

United Kingdom could seek extension to Brexit transition, says Theresa May

The prime minister also appealed to voters directly with an article in The Sun tabloid, saying "the very last stages of the talks are going to be the hardest of all" but insisting "the finish line is in sight". A source told the paper: "Civil servants have to prepare for every eventuality and with the prime minister's ability to command the support of parliament looking shakier by the day, it is their job to make contingency plans for every possibility, however remote, including a second ... Consulte Mais Informação

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