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2018: When the internet cost people their privacy and even their lives 

A round-up of this year's some of the biggest data breaches and misinformation sources that questioned an individual's privacy and even at times threatened human life. 

published on : 31st December 2018

Passing show

M Karunanidhi was the ruling deity of Dravidian politics who fathered the DMK and was worshipped by millions.

published on : 30th December 2018

Privacy concerns amid data breaches rocked the tech boat in 2018

Scandals surrounding Facebook started surfacing in such higher frequencies that industry observers began questioning if the social media giant would be able to survive in the long term.

published on : 27th December 2018

Facebook appeals against 500,000 pound fine imposed for Cambridge Analytica data scandal

  The fine amount by the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) was the maximum it is authorised to issue.

published on : 22nd November 2018

I have no plan to step down: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

In an interview with CNN late on Tuesday, he said this was not the time for him to quit as Facebook shares ended at $132.43 -- down 40 per cent from its peak in July.

published on : 21st November 2018

New tech regulation 'inevitable,' says Apple CEO Tim Cook

In an interview with news website Axios being broadcast Sunday on HBO television, Cook said he expected the US Congress would take up the matter.

published on : 19th November 2018

Facebook investors want Mark Zuckerberg to resign: Report

A New York Times investigation suggested that the social network hired a Republican-owned political consulting and PR firm that "dug up dirt on its competitors".

published on : 17th November 2018

Steep rise in government data requests from India: Facebook report

In the January-June 2018 period, Facebook provided some data to the government in 53 per cent of the requests.

published on : 16th November 2018

Facebook vied to conceal Russia meddling in 2016 US presidential election: New York Times report

It also said Facebook has at times smeared critics as anti-Semitic or tried to link activists to billionaire investor George Soros, and tried to shift public anger away toward rival tech companies.

published on : 15th November 2018

Facebook says 50 million user accounts affected by security breach

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said engineers discovered the breach on Tuesday, and patched it on Thursday night.

published on : 28th September 2018

Facebook executive calls WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton 'low-class'

Acton alleged that Zuckerberg was in a rush to make money from the messaging service and undermine elements of its encryption technology.

published on : 27th September 2018

Instagram co-founders' exit hit Facebook shares

Facebook stock is currently down about 6 percent this year, after six years of stellar gains.

published on : 25th September 2018

Mark Zuckerberg seeks more time to fix Facebook

As countries over the world including India face elections amid the spread of fake news and political interference on social media platforms, Zuckerberg has asked for some more time.

published on : 8th September 2018

Facebook stops misinformation campaigns tied to Iran, Russia 

The Facebook investigation was prompted by a tip from cybersecurity firm FireEye regarding a collection of "Liberty Front Press" pages at the social network and other online services.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at centre of Holocaust denial controversy

After the remarks caused a backlash on social media, he was forced to backtrack, saying if any post advocated violence or hate against a group, it would be removed.

published on : 19th July 2018
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