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Data breach affected 29m users: Facebook

Gb news24 desk// Cyber attackers stole data from 29 million Facebook accounts using an automated program that moved from one friend to the next, Facebook Inc (FB.O) announced on Friday, as the social media company said its largest-ever…

Google unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone

Gb news24 desk// Google has unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone, a Google Home smart speaker with a display and its first tablet computer as it makes a come-from-behind push into hardware. The company’s Android software…

‘China spy attack hits Apple and Amazon’

Gb news24 desk// Apple and Amazon are among US companies and agencies who have had data stolen by Chinese spies, claims Bloomberg. The data had been siphoned off via tiny chips inserted on server circuit boards made by a company…

Lawsuit accuses Facebook of enabling human traffickers

GB news 24 desk// A human trafficking survivor from Texas sued Facebook this week, alleging the social media platform provides human traffickers an unrestricted way to "stalk, exploit, recruit, groom ... and extort children into the…

Facebook names its new head of Instagram

GB news 24 desk// Facebook on Monday announced Adam Mosseri will take over as the head of Instagram following the sudden resignations of co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger last week. Mosseri has been Instagram's head of…

Up to 50m Facebook accounts attacked

GB news 24 desk// Facebook says almost 50 million of its users were left exposed by a security flaw. The company said attackers were able to exploit a vulnerability in a feature known as “View As” to gain control of people's accounts.…

Google turns 20, celebrates with doodle

GB news24 desk// Search giant Google on Thursday created a special doodle to celebrate its 20th birthday. The doodle, comprising a 1.37 minute long video, shows Google's journey from the start till 2018, and also thanked users for…

Microsoft, Amazon, Google join fight to prevent famine

GB news24 desk// Tech giants Microsoft, Amazon and Google are joining forces with international organizations to help identify and head off famines in developing nations using data analysis and artificial intelligence, a new initiative…