Most Facebook users still in the dark about its creepy ad practices, Pew finds

A study by the Pew Research Center suggests most Facebook users are still in the dark about how the company tracks and profiles them for ad-targeting purposes. Pew found three-quarters (74%) of Facebook users did not know the social networking behemoth maintains a list of their interests and traits to…

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Lisbon finally gets a substantial VC fund in the shape of Indico Capital Partners

Lisbon, characterized occasionally by some tech scene observers as “the warm Berlin,” has been threatening to generate more startups in the last few years, not least because it will now have the enormous Web Summit conference there for the next 10 years, and because it’s a cheap and great place…

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What you need to know ahead of the EU copyright vote

European Union lawmakers are facing a major vote on digital copyright reform proposals on Wednesday — a process that has set the Internet’s hair fully on fire. Here’s a run down of the issues and what’s at stake… Article 13 The most controversial component of the proposals concerns user-generated content…

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Trump Boasted To Farmers He Opened European Market. Europe: No, He Didn’t.

“We’re opening things up,” Trump said in Dubuque (video above). “But the biggest one of all happened yesterday … the EU …. We just opened up Europe for you farmers. You’re not going to be too angry with Trump, I can tell you. You were essentially restricted. You had barriers that really…

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The Weirdest Conspiracy Theories Of All Time

Move out of the way flat-earthers. Pipe down anti-vaxxers. Be quiet, moon-landing deniers. You had your moment in the spotlight. It is time we take a look at the weirdest conspiracy theories out there – those that don’t get celebrity endorsement and are not all that popular. Electric Universe Fasten your seatbelt…

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The Weirdest Conspiracy Theories Of All Time

Move out of the way flat-earthers. Pipe down anti-vaxxers. Be quiet, moon-landing deniers. You had your moment in the spotlight. It is time we take a look at the weirdest conspiracy theories out there – those that don’t get celebrity endorsement and are not all that popular. Electric Universe Fasten your seatbelt…

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