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Documents show Facebook deployed user data as competitive weapon

Business Dec 6, 2018

Documents show Facebook deployed user data as competitive weapon

Internal Facebook documents released by a U.K. parliamentary committee offer the clearest evidence yet that the social network has used its enormous trove of user data as a competitive weapon, often in ways designed to keep its users in the dark. Parliament's media committee accused ...

Britain can end Brexit unilaterally, EU court adviser says

World / Politics Dec 4, 2018

Britain can end Brexit unilaterally, EU court adviser says

The European Court of Justice's advocate general said on Tuesday Britain has the right to withdraw its Brexit notice from the European Union unilaterally. The nonbinding advice comes as the British Parliament begins five days of debates on Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal ...

Spy boss says U.K. must decide if Huawei is suitable for 5G network

Business / Tech Dec 4, 2018

Spy boss says U.K. must decide if Huawei is suitable for 5G network

Alex Younger, head of the U.K.'s foreign intelligence agency MI6, said Theresa May's government must decide if Chinese-owned Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. should be barred from running fifth-generation telecom networks in Britain. The U.K. is coming under increasing pressure to restrict Huawei after New Zealand, ...

Murdered British radio host laid to rest in Lebanon

World / Crime & Legal Dec 3, 2018

Murdered British radio host laid to rest in Lebanon

British radio presenter Gavin Ford was laid to rest Sunday near Beirut in a ceremony that brought together dozens of fans, friends and family members days after his murder. Ford's lifeless body was discovered Tuesday at his home in Beit Meri, a mountain town east ...