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Zuckerberg Admits 'Mistakes' over Facebook Data Scandal and Vows Fix

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, breaking his silence over the data scandal roiling the social network, acknowledged Wednesday that the company had made "mistakes" and needed to "step up" to fix the problem.

"We have a responsibility to protect your data, and if we can't then we don't deserve to serve you," Zuckerberg said in his first public comments since the scandal broke last weekend.

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Psychometrics: How Facebook Data Helped Trump Find His Voters

It was one of hundreds of cute questionnaires that were shared widely on Facebook and other social media, like "Which Pokeman Are You?" and "What Are Your Most Used Words?"

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UK Firm in Facebook Row Suspends CEO as Lawmakers Demand Answers

Cambridge Analytica, the British firm at the center of a major data scandal rocking Facebook, suspended its chief executive Tuesday as lawmakers demanded answers from the social media giant over the breach.

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Twitter Shares Plunge on Israel Warning; Facebook Dives

Twitter shares were hammered Tuesday following reports that Israel was weighing action against the company, adding to the growing woes of social media stocks.

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China to Build 'World's Fastest' Wind Tunnel

China has announced it is building the world's fastest wind tunnel to develop a new generation of super-fast airplanes, but it could also be used for hypersonic missile technology.

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Boy, 9, Shoots Dead Sister over Video Game Controller

A nine-year-old boy shot dead his sister, 13, in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi following an argument about a video game controller, local media reported Monday.

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House Call 2.0: Women GPs Bring Remote Care to Rural Pakistan

In a remote Pakistani village surrounded by lush green hills, Mohammad Fayyaz brings his two-year-old son to a clinic so that a female doctor sitting hundreds of kilometers away can examine him.

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Twitter Diplomacy: Russia, UK Spar Online over Spy Death

Meeting sarcasm with slick animated videos, Britain's foreign ministry and the Russian embassy in London have been doing battle on social media over the death of ex-double agent Sergei Skripal.

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France to Take Legal Action against Google, Apple for 'Abusive' Practices

France will take legal action against Google and Apple for "abusive business practices", Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Wednesday.

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Dropbox IPO Aiming to Raise $748 Million

Cloud data service Dropbox aims to raise as much as $748 million through its initial public offering and a private sale of stock, according to an updated securities registration filed Monday.

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