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Facebook bans all ads that aim to limit U.S. census participation

19 Dec 2019

NEW YORK Facebook Inc , which has come under fire for allowing politicians to run misleading advertisements, said on Thursday it will ban any ads that aim to limit participation in next year's U.S. census, which officials and lawmakers fear could be targeted by disinformation aiming to disrupt the count.

Special Report: 2020 U.S. census plagued by hacking threats, cost overruns

05 Dec 2019

In 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau faced a pivotal choice in its plan to digitise the nation’s once-a-decade population count: build a system for collecting and processing data in-house, or buy one from an outside contractor. | Video

CORRECTED-SPECIAL REPORT-2020 U.S. census plagued by hacking threats, cost overruns

04 Dec 2019

* U.S. Census systems were hacked from IP addresses in Russia during testing in 2018 - sources

Fintech company Plaid discloses investments from Visa, Mastercard

16 Sep 2019

Financial technology company Plaid Inc said on Monday that Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc were strategic investors in a $250 million round of Series C financing raised in December.

Storm-ravaged Bahamians seeking entry to U.S. may face immigration hurdles

10 Sep 2019

NASSAU, Bahamas/NEW YORK Emitte Bootle spent 25 years driving school buses on the Bahamas' Great Abaco Island, but now that Hurricane Dorian has devastated his home, there are no students to drive - and nowhere to take them. | Video

Alive but lost: In Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian survivors wonder what next

09 Sep 2019

MARSH HARBOUR/NASSAU, Bahamas Days after fleeing their crumbling home and breaking into a vacant apartment to take shelter while Hurricane Dorian rampaged over the Bahamas' Great Abaco Island, Samuel Cornish and his family caught a rescue flight to Nassau. | Video

As desperation rises, thousands in Bahamas flee Dorian's devastation

08 Sep 2019

NASSAU, Bahamas Thousands of people fled devastation in the Bahamas on Saturday as conditions grew increasingly desperate nearly a week after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, reducing many homes to rubble and knocking out water and power. | Video

Alive but lost: In Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian survivors wonder what next

08 Sep 2019

MARSH HARBOUR/NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept 8 Days after fleeing their crumbling home and breaking into a vacant apartment to take shelter while Hurricane Dorian rampaged over the Bahamas' Great Abaco Island, Samuel Cornish and his family caught a rescue flight to Nassau.

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