Facebook Dating launch blocked in Europe after it fails to show privacy workings

Facebook has been left red-faced after being forced to call off the launch date of its dating service in Europe because it failed to give its produce EU data regulator enough advanced warning — including failing to demonstrate it had…

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Latin America Roundup: Loft raises $175M, SoftBank invests in Mexicos Alphacredit and Rappi pulls back

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Voter manipulation on social media now a global problem, report finds

New research by the Oxford Internet Institute has found that social media manipulation is getting worse, with rising numbers of governments and political parties realise cynic consume of social media algorithms, automation and big data to operate public opinion at…

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How Cuba Helped Make Venezuela A Mafia State

The awards, the reputations, the general’s uniform–all had been divested away. Arnaldo Ochoa, formerly considered a great superstar of the Cuban Revolution and its military expeditions in Africa, stood before Fidel Castro’s court in 1989 wearing a cheap plaid shirt….

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Farc deal opens path for Colombia’s other rebels: ‘The future has to be about war’

The ELN , now the countrys biggest maverick army, stands deeply at odds with the government as an October ceasefire was necessary to an end In the humidity of the Colombian jungle, a maverick boxer known as Davidson pictures more…

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