• Danger! Scarcity of beer

    Danger! Scarcity of beer

    amsterdam October 17, 2018 08:00 Hot Recent News

    The world has a scarcity of resources over its head. At least, that is the conclusion of some scientists from the universities of Cambridge and California. Persistent climate change will complicate the cultivation of barley for making beer.

  • Facebook removes app to abuse data

    Facebook removes app to abuse data

    menlo park August 23, 2018 12:48 Hot Recent News

    Facebook has removed a quiz from the network because it may have misused the data of about four million users. This is my Personality, which was mainly active for 2012. Users could answer questions about their personality. That was combined with personal information, after which people got a kind of psychological profile of themselves.

  • Largest colony of king penguins shrunk by 90 percent

    Largest colony of king penguins shrunk by 90 percent

    cambridge July 31, 2018 06:03 Hot Recent News

    The French uninhabited island of Île aux Cochons in the Indian Ocean once saw the largest colony of king penguins. But scientists have made a remarkable discovery. The colony of the second largest penguin species has shrunk by almost 90 per cent in the island over the past 35 years.

  • Many questions to Zuckerberg unanswered

    Many questions to Zuckerberg unanswered

    brussels (anp) May 22, 2018 19:30 Hot Recent News

    Many questions that political groups in the European Parliament put to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg remained unanswered on Tuesday. Because of the conversation design and the limited time, dozens of questions did not receive a reaction, as some people feared beforehand.

  • 'Facebook has to protect privacy more concretely'

    'Facebook has to protect privacy more concretely'

    May 22, 2018 16:45 Hot Recent News

    Does Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg dare to commit more concretely in Brussels to stricter privacy protection for his users than he did in the US Congress? According to privacy experts, this question is crucial if Zuckerberg does not want to run into new investigations by European supervisors.

  • Zuckerberg with private jet arrived in Brussels

    Zuckerberg with private jet arrived in Brussels

    brussels May 22, 2018 16:36 Hot Recent News

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrived in Brussels on his private plane on Tuesday afternoon. He will be welcomed in the European Parliament around 6 pm, where the American is expected to answer questions about his company's role in the abuse of private users' data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal for about an hour.

  • Zuckerberg is also in charge of fines in Brussels

    Zuckerberg is also in charge of fines in Brussels

    brussels May 22, 2018 11:33 Hot Recent News

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will once again apologize on Tuesday for the role of his company in the abuse of private data of users in the scandal around Cambridge Analytica. Facebook has taken insufficient responsibility for user data, fake news and foreign influencing of elections, Zuckerberg will explain later in the day in the European Parliament, where there is a lot of outrage about the issue.

  • Still livestream when talking to Zuckerberg

    Still livestream when talking to Zuckerberg

    brussels May 18, 2018 12:24 Hot Recent News

    The conversation between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and parliamentary leaders of the European Parliament is still open to the public on Tuesday. Five of the eight political groups in parliament want the session to be followed via a livestream, reports Guy Verhofstadt, chairman of the Liberal Group.

  • Zuckerberg Tuesday for discussion in Brussels

    Zuckerberg Tuesday for discussion in Brussels

    brussels May 17, 2018 11:09 Hot Recent News

    The talk between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and parliamentary leaders of the European Parliament will take place on Tuesday at 5.45 pm. The subject is the abuse of personal data from millions of users collected by the British company Cambridge Analytica to be used in election campaigns.

  • Zuckerberg shielded in European Parliament

    Zuckerberg shielded in European Parliament

    brussels May 16, 2018 16:39 Hot Recent News

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has accepted the invitation from the European Parliament to explain the abuse of personal data from tens of millions of users. He does not, however, tell his story in public; only the party leaders and the rapporteur of the Civil Liberties Committee are present.

  • 'FBI conducts research on Cambridge Analytica'

    'FBI conducts research on Cambridge Analytica'

    washington May 16, 2018 07:21 Hot Recent News

    The FBI and the US Department of Justice are investigating Cambridge Analytica. That's what insiders say to The New York Times. Researchers want to interview former employees and have questions for banks that have done business with the data company.

  • Hawking family raffles tickets

    Hawking family raffles tickets

    london May 9, 2018 12:12 Hot Recent News

    The interest in attaching the ashes of the previous month to deceased scientist Stephen Hawking is so great that his family has set up a large lottery. The public can compete for one of the thousand admission tickets to the ceremony via a special website.

  • Facebook examines paid service

    Facebook examines paid service

    May 4, 2018 11:09 Hot Recent News

    Facebook is investigating whether it can enter subscriptions. Users would then pay for the network and in exchange not see ads. The reason is the controversy about private data abuse of tens of millions of users by Cambridge Analytica. Those users would then have been bombarded with political advertisements to influence them.

  • Hawking's last theory: universe is finite

    Hawking's last theory: universe is finite

    cambridge May 2, 2018 15:30 Hot Recent News

    Physicist Stephen Hawking wrote a scientific article just before his death. That is now posthumously published in the journal Journal of High Energy Physics. The article was approved for publication shortly before his death. Hawking died on March 14 at the age of 76.

  • British threaten with summons Zuckerberg

    British threaten with summons Zuckerberg

    london May 1, 2018 16:45 Hot Recent News

    The British parliament still wants Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to testify. The members of the parliamentary committee for digital affairs, culture, media and sports write this in a letter to Zuckerberg on Tuesday. If the CEO of the social media company does not want that, then the MPs will have him summoned so that he will have to appear before Parliament the next time he sets foot on British soil.

  • Twitter also sold data users

    Twitter also sold data users

    san francisco April 30, 2018 13:42 Hot Recent News

    Twitter also sold data from its users. They ended up at the office Global Science Research (GSR). It is not known what GSR did with the data and how much the company paid for it. Twitter told Bloomberg news agency that it only happened once. It would also be public data and no private data would have been given to GSR.

  • Facebook controls political ads

    Facebook controls political ads

    london April 26, 2018 11:33 Hot Recent News

    Facebook is doing everything it can to ensure that political ads on its social network are controlled for the municipal elections in the United Kingdom in 2019. Technology director Mike Schroepfer of Facebook told the British Parliament on Thursday.

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