Day: March 19, 2019

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group are considering getting hitched, report says – Roadshow

France’s PSA Group is reportedly open to new partners and it seems like FCA would be the perfect fit. …read more Source:: CNet

In a humiliating climbdown, Facebook agrees to follow US laws

Ad targeting system overhaul to stop landlords from discriminating based on race Facebook will overhaul its ad system to prevent landlords, employers and money-lenders from bypassing anti-discrimination laws.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Batman, Captain America and Monty Python apparently worked for the US government last year – CNET

With great intern power comes great responsibility. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple teams with media literacy programs to fight fake news – CNET

The tech giant is supporting three organizations in the US and Europe. …read more Source:: CNet

Facebook To Overhaul Ad Targeting To Prevent Discrimination

Facebook will overhaul its ad-targeting systems to prevent discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads as part of a legal settlement. From a report: For the social network, that’s one major legal problem down, several to go, including government investigations in the U.S. and Europe over its data and privacy practices. The changes to Facebook’s…

Meet YouTube-linked games-streaming Stadia, yet another service Google will kill in two years – or will kill Twitch

Chocolate Factory ahas big plans for the eventually operational game star Challenging Amazon and Microsoft for the attention of gamers and for the billing of game industry customers, Google announced a planned game streaming service called Stadia at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Kickstarter’s Staff Is Unionizing

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: The staff of Kickstarter announced plans to unionize today. If recognized, Kickstarter would be the first major tech company with union representation in the United States. Members of the union, which goes by Kickstarter United, say they want to improve inclusivity and transparency at the company….

Host of Flaws Found in CUJO Smart Firewall

Some of the flaws would allow remote code-execution. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Microsoft Office Dominates Most Exploited List

Lone Android vulnerability among the top 10 software flaws most abused by cybercriminals. …read more Source:: DarkReading

SAP adds more intelligent capabilities to Analytics Cloud

New features like natural language querying take advantage of machine learning to create smoother workflows. …read more Source:: ZDNet