Roku's topsy-turvy week – Fox Business

Roku's topsy-turvy week – Fox Business

Roku’s rosy forecast The streaming service up’d their forecast, and with more people moving into streaming, investors are optimistic. This week streaming player Roku must have felt like it was swimming against the tide. Early in the week, Roku’s stock took a hit when media giant Comcast and social media kingpin Facebook announced threats to […]

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in ongoing privacy investigation – Ars Technica

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in ongoing privacy investigation – Ars Technica

Facebook—the social media company that has been under intense public criticism for not adequately safeguarding the personal information of its 2 billion users—has suspended tens of thousands of apps for a variety of violations, including improperly sharing private data. In a post published on Friday, Facebook VP of Product Partnerships Ime Archibong said the move […]

China cancels U.S. farm visits while Trump holds out for a "big deal" – Axios

China cancels U.S. farm visits while Trump holds out for a "big deal" – Axios

Trade negotiators from China cancelled visits to meet farmers in Montana and Nebraska on Friday, around an hour after President Trump said he was interested in a “big deal,” not “a partial deal” with China, the Washington Post reports. The big picture: The U.S. trade war with China has reduced U.S. employment by 300,000 jobs, […]

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of data-scraping apps following its Cambridge Analytica investigation – Fox News

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of data-scraping apps following its Cambridge Analytica investigation – Fox News

Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps that have in some way mishandled user data, as the company faces a range of U.S. investigations and potential regulatory actions. The suspensions dramatically outnumber the hundreds of apps the embattled tech giant said it had taken action against previously after the Cambridge Analytica scandal prompted outrage […]

Third Imelda-related death confirmed in Beaumont – KPRC Click2Houston

Third Imelda-related death confirmed in Beaumont – KPRC Click2Houston

HOUSTON – Three people were killed after Tropical Storm Imelda hit Southeast Texas Thursday, bringing torrential rainfall across the Houston area, Winnie and Beaumont.  Here are the following victims:  – Hunter Morrison, a 19-year-old man, died in Imelda’s floodwaters. He was attempting to move his horse when he was shocked and drowned, according to the […]

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