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Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister as head of global affairs

20 Oct 2018

LONDON Facebook Inc has hired former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs and communications team, as the social network deals with a number of scandals related to privacy, fake news and election meddling. | Video

U.S. judge approves SEC settlement with Tesla, Musk; shares jump

16 Oct 2018

A U.S. judge on Tuesday approved a settlement between a federal regulator, Tesla Inc and its chief executive officer, Elon Musk, over his tweets promising to take the company private, signalling an end to a tumultuous period for investors. | Video

Carl Icahn boosts stake in Dell IPO standoff

15 Oct 2018

Activist investor Carl Icahn reported an increased 8.3 percent stake in Dell tracking stock on Monday, as he looks to block a proposed plan by the computer maker to return to the public market without an IPO. | Video

Facebook now says data breach affected 29 million users, details impact

13 Oct 2018

Cyber attackers stole data from 29 million Facebook accounts using an automated program that moved from one friend to the next, Facebook Inc announced on Friday, as the social media company said its largest-ever data theft hit fewer than the 50 million profiles it initially reported. | Video

Alphabet to shut Google+ social site after user data exposed

09 Oct 2018

(This version of the October 8 story corrects to "consulting and accounting firm" from "legal firm" in paragraph 8) | Video

Facebook says big breach exposed 50 million accounts to full takeover

29 Sep 2018

Facebook Inc said on Friday that hackers stole digital login codes allowing them to take over nearly 50 million user accounts in its worst security breach ever given the unprecedented level of potential access, adding to what has been a difficult year for the company's reputation. | Video

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