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The Lede, May 22 – Facebook Again, in Europe

The Lede

The Lede, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 By David Royse Sign of a changing world: The Wall Street Journal reports today that The New York Stock Exchange is about to name its first female leader in its 226-year history, Stacey Cunningham. Currently the NYSE’s chief operating officer, Cunningham will become the …

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Facebook May Create Its Own Cryptocurrency

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Facebook may be considering creating its own cryptocurrency, allowing its billions of worldwide users to make electronic payments with the digital coin, the TV news network Cheddar reported Friday. Facebook started studying blockchain last year, and said publicly this week that it is looking for ways to use the blockchain …

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Facebook Reportedly Testing Paid, Ad-Free Version

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Facebook is looking into the possibility of offering a paid version of the social media platform that would be ad free, Bloomberg reported. The company is doing research to see if such an option would bring in new users, Bloomberg said, citing anonymous sources. Facebook has explored the idea before, …

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Cambridge Analytica Shutting Down

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Cambridge Analytica, the firm whose use of Facebook data has shined a spotlight on online privacy, is shutting down. The firm announced Wednesday that it was beginning insolvency proceedings in the United Kingdom, where it is based. Parralel bankruptcy proceedings will occur in the United States, in the Southern District of …

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Times: Zuckerberg to Testify Before Congress

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to testify before a congressional committee about the company’s role in a third party’s use of its data to try to sway voters in the 2016 election, according to a report in the New York Times. The paper quoted unnamed people familiar with Zuckerberg’s …

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