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Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Skype & Yahoo Hit With Prism Data Protection Complaints In Europe

The European data protection activists behind the Europe v Facebook (evf) campaign group, that has long been a thorn in Facebook’s side in Europe, have filed new complaints under regional data protection law targeting Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Skype ...
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Amazon Debuts a Gifting Product on Facebook’s Crowded Platform

I’ll admit it — I am terrible at remembering birthdays. There’s no excuse, really, considering that practically every major Internet company offers some form of calendar with built-in integration to notify you of your friends’ birthdays. ...
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Yahoo Offer to Buy Contact Startup Xobni Is at a Price of $30M to $40M

According to numerous sources close to the company, Yahoo is offering to pay $30 million to $40 million for the maker of address book apps and plugins. That’s below the more than $40 million raised by ...
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Election 2016: How Big Data + Social Data Will Determine the Next President

Image copyright AKIllustrationThe presidential election means big business for the ad industry, with a whopping $6 billion spent on 2012 election ads last year across all media according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Last ...
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Colin Stretch Named Facebook’s New General Counsel as Top Lawyer Departs

Facebook announced on Thursday that Colin Stretch, a three-and-a-half-year veteran of the company, will soon take over the position of vice president and general counsel for the social giant, assuming responsibility for leading Facebook’s legal ...
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