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Cambridge Analytica files for voluntary bankruptcy in US

Cambridge Analytica files for voluntary bankruptcy in US

The company claimed its business had been ruined by "numerous unfounded accusations" which rendered operating the business "no longer viable."

Cambridge Analytica announces 'ceasing all operations'

Cambridge Analytica announces 'ceasing all operations'

Cambridge Analytica, the UK marketing analytics firm at the heart of the Facebook data scandal, announced Wednesday it was "immediately ceasing all operations" and filing for insolvency in Britain and the United States.

EU piles pressure on social media over fake news

EU piles pressure on social media over fake news

The European Commission will draw up an EU-wide Code of Practice on Disinformation by July with measures to prevent the spread of fake news such as increasing scrutiny of advertisement placements.

Scientist in Facebook data scandal says being scapegoated

Scientist in Facebook data scandal says being scapegoated

The academic behind the app that allowed consulting firm Cambridge Analytica to farm the data of some 87 million Facebook users said Monday he was being scapegoated while the social network was being "mined left and right by thousands" of companies.

Facebook CEO says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica

Facebook CEO says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday told lawmakers that his own personal data was included in that of 87 million or so Facebook users that was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg starts testifying in US Senate hearing

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg starts testifying in US Senate hearing

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg started testifying before Congress on Tuesday as he looks to fend off the possibility of new regulations as a result of the privacy scandal engulfing his social network.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to testify before Congress April 11

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to testify before Congress April 11

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify in Congress next week over the hijacking of users' personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, a House committee announced Wednesday.

Zuckerberg will not answer UK lawmakers' questions

Zuckerberg will not answer UK lawmakers' questions

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg will not answer questions from British lawmakers over how millions of users' data got into the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, according to a letter sent by the social network seen by Reuters.

Zuckerberg says sorry to Britons with newspaper apology ads

Zuckerberg says sorry to Britons with newspaper apology ads

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologised to Britons on Sunday over a "breach of trust", taking out full page advertisements in British newspapers after a political consultancy got its hands on data on 50 million users.

Suspicious package found near London HQ of Cambridge Analytica

Suspicious package found near London HQ of Cambridge Analytica

The London-based political consultancy has been at the centre of a storm this week after a whistleblower said the company had paid an academic to harvest the data of 50 million Facebook users.

India warns against social media data misuse ahead of polls

India warns against social media data misuse ahead of polls

India is due to hold a national election in 2019 and several states will elect new assemblies this year and next.

Anderson and Broad bundle out Lanka for 91 after Bairstow ton

Anderson and Broad bundle out Lanka for 91 after Bairstow ton

James Anderson recorded his best Test figures at Headingley as Sri Lanka were made to follow-on on the second day of the first Test against England yesterday.