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03/17/2018 11:50 PM
Facebook critics want regulation, investigation after data misuse
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc faced new calls for regulation from within U.S. Congress and was hit with questions about personal data safeguards on Saturday after reports a political consultant gained inappropriate access to 50 million users' data starting in 2014.
03/17/2018 01:57 PM
Massachusetts says to probe Facebook, Cambridge Analytica
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Massachusetts attorney general said on Saturday her office was launching an investigation after reports that Cambridge Analytica had harvested private information from more than 50 million Facebook users in developing techniques to support President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign.
03/16/2018 09:43 PM
Microsoft hits back at claims it ignored sexual harassment
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A senior executive said Microsoft Corp thoroughly investigates issues raised by women in the workplace and fired about 20 employees last year over complaints of sexual harassment as the company seeks to counter claims that it treats female workers unfairly.
03/16/2018 07:01 PM
Coca-Cola, U.S. State Department to use blockchain to combat forced labour
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co and the U.S. State Department along with two other companies said on Friday they are launching a project using blockchain's digital ledger technology to create a secure registry for workers that will help fight the use of forced labour worldwide.