Facebook gave user data to 60 companies including Apple, Amazon, and Samsung

Facebook gave user data to 60 companies including Apple, Amazon, and Samsung

Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Facebook had data-sharing agreements with at least 60 device markers, many of which are still in effect, according to a report…

Tech companies are at a stalemate with fake news and conspiracy theories

Tech companies are at a stalemate with fake news and conspiracy theories

Alex Jones of Infowars. Screenshot/Infowars Social media companies have tried several approaches to tackle fake news, but they’re not stamping out the problem. YouTube’s latest attempt to tackle the misinformation issue is to include text from Wikipedia on conspiracy theory videos. But Wikipedia isn’t designed to debunk conspiracy theories, and often has its own accuracy…

How 17 famous companies got their quirky names

How 17 famous companies got their quirky names

Have you ever wondered how today’s famous companies got their names? Because of their success, these company names are very familiar to us, but most of them have hidden meanings behind their peculiar names. LEGO, for example, is the combination of two Danish words that translate into „play well.” We tracked down the etymologies of…