Cambridge researcher downplays his work amid Facebook data harvesting

Aleksandr Kogan, a researcher at Cambridge University who created a personality quiz to collect users data on Facebook, gives evidence to Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee Tuesday in Westminster, London.

A researcher at the centre of a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of nearly 100 million Facebook users said on Tuesday that the work he did was not useful for micro-targeted adverttisements. CBC | World News  More...

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U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have faced tension, including over the launch of what was said to be an intercontinental ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea.
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Trump says North Korea agreed to ‘denuclearization’? Not so fast, say experts

No more nuclear tests. A suspension of missile launches. The closing of a nuclear test site at the base of a mountain that’s reportedly near collapse. As far as the North Korean regime’s More...

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End of the LORDS? House of Lords ABOLITION to be debated by MPs after Brexit fury petition

A PETITION calling for a referendum on whether to abolish the House of Lords has passed the 100,000 mark. Daily Express :: News Feed  More...

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BREXIT THREAT: Barnier demands UK fix Irish border or accept soft Brexit

EUROPEAN Commission Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier sent a robust warning to the United Kingdom demanding more work, insisting Brussels has “done our share of the work” when finding a solution to the Irish More...

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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Captures Two Galaxies In Process Of Colliding With Each Other

A new video from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope offered a breathtaking look at two faraway galaxies merging, or colliding with each other, continuing a process that is expected to last for millions of years More...

By TCHEKESA On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Sharp Objects’: HBO Launches Trailer For Creepy Limited Drama Series

HBO has just released a new trailer for their creepy new series, Sharp Objects. Based on the book by Gillian Flynn (author of Gone Girl), this limited drama series delves into the murder of two young girls and More...

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, centre left, sits alongside John J. Sullivan, centre right, Acting Secretary of State for the United States, Federica Mogherini, left, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Jean-Yves Le Drian, France's Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs during a Foreign Ministers' Working session on the Middle East, in Toronto on Sunday April 22, 2018.
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‘Pattern of misbehaviour’ keeps Russia from G7 ministers meeting, but it still dominates agenda

Even when it doesn’t explicitly refer to Russia, the schedule of the G7 foreign and security ministers meeting in Toronto, which began Sunday and continues for the next two days, is More...

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London landmarks LIGHT UP overnight in beautiful celebration of royal baby’s birth

LANDMARKS across London lit up in the colour blue overnight in a heartwarming welcome to the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s third child, who was born yesterday afternoon. Daily Express :: News More...

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Daniel Hannan SLAPS DOWN BBC host over suggestions UK should remain in customs union

CONSERVATIVE MEP Daniel Hannan slapped down BBC Newsnight host Evan Davis over suggestions the UK should remain inside the customs union following Brexit, stressing it would be the worst possible outcome for the More...

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‘Make BREXIT DAY a bank holiday!’ – Farage wants annual celebration of referendum victory

FORMER UKIP leader and chief Eurosceptic Nigel Farage has said the day the UK voted to leave the European Union should be made a national holiday, after he campaigned for numerous years to leave the EU. Daily Express More...