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Zuckerberg tells lawmakers ‘I’m sorry’ for data abuses

Facebook chairman Mark Zuckerberg offered apologies to US lawmakers Tuesday as he made a long-awaited appearance in a congressional hearing on the hijacking of personal data on millions of users. Reading from his written testimony, Zuckerberg repeated a statement he had previously made, saying the misuse of data “was my …

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Facebook revamps privacy settings amid data breach outcry

Facebook on Wednesday unveiled new privacy settings aiming to give its users more control over how their data is shared, following an outcry over hijacking of personal information at the giant social network. The updates include easier access to Facebook’s user settings and tools to easily search for, download and …

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg to testify before Congress

Published reports say Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to testify before Congress about how his company collects and uses people’s data. Citing unnamed sources, CNN said in a report Tuesday that Zuckerberg has “come to terms” with the fact that he’ll have to testify in a matter of weeks. …

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Mobile phone subscription in Nigeria hits 147m – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said that the country’s phone subscriptions have reached 147 million as at January 2018. The Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Umar Danbatta disclosed this during the NCC Special Day at the ongoing 29th Enugu International Trade Fair. The fair was organised by the Enugu Chamber of …

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Digital trackable identity essential for curbing crimes – NCC

Digital trackable identity essential for curbing crimes – NCC

Mr Tony Ojobo, the Public Affairs Director of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that online trackable identity was essential to curb crimes in the country. Speaking at the Public Relations Directors’ Summit, organised by the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) on Monday in Lagos, Ojobo said that …

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GM promises more electric vehicles, paid for by SUVs

Detroit automaker General Motors Co(GM.N) outlined plans on Monday to add 20 new battery electric and fuel cell vehicles to its global product lineup by 2023, financed by robust profits from sales of gasoline-fueled trucks and sport utility vehicles in the United States and China. “General Motors believes in an …

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