Facebook Demands Academics Disable Ad-Targeting Data Tool

Academics, journalists, and First Amendment lawyers are rallying behind New York University researchers in a showdown with Facebook over its demand that they halt the collection of data showing who is being micro-targeted by political ads on the world’s dominant social media platform. Source: Gadgets 360…

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Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee Dies at 78

Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-hee, who transformed the South Korean firm into a global tech titan, died at the age of 78 on Sunday, the company said. Under Lee’s leadership, Samsung rose to become the world’s largest producer of smartphones and memory chips, and the firm’s overall turnover today is…

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With winter and Covid, be prepared for ‘Twindemic’: Experts

In view of the winter season, health experts on Sunday said that they are worried about "twindemic", as it is highly possible that people may contract both influenza and the Covid-19 infection, resulting in devastating consequences. …

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Kings XI Punjab grab victory as Sunrisers Hyderabad lose plot

Kings XI Punjab grabbed the last seven Sunrisers Hyderabad wickets for just 14 runs to record their fourth successive win in the Indian Premier League in Dubai on Saturday. Needing 27 runs off the last four overs with seven wickets in hand, Hyderabad fell short by 12 runs as Chris…

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Ensure safety during festive shopping, go for local products: Key points from PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday, urged people to prioritise local products as they indulge in shopping during festivals. At the same time, Modi urged countrymen to also ensure their safety amid the coronavirus pandemic. Beginning his address, the prime minister greeted people…

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