British data regulator wants to raid Cambridge Analytics

Elizabeth Denham, Britain’s information commissioner Information Commissioner’s Office Britain’s information commissioner says she’s seeking a warrant to raid Cambridge Analytica and seize its servers.  She had already announced an investigation into the matter. Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica’s account on…

WeChat tests deeper search function for mini programs

WeChat is reportedly testing a new feature that will heighten the visibility of mini programs based on relevant searches, according to TechNode. Mini programs are stripped-down apps that can be launched within WeChat’s messaging interface, eliminating the need for consumers to…

How to delete your Facebook account

The hashtag #DeleteFacebook is trending on Twitter.  People are furious, and they have good reason to be: Data from over 50 million Facebook users was used to target voters and influence the 2016 US presidential election, as well as…

Trump blocks Venezuela’s cryptocurrency, Petro

Steve Helber/Getty Images President Donald Trump issued an executive order banning a new Venezuelan government-backed cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrency is designed to get around sanctions placed on the country’s cross-border transactions. The White House made a typo in its email announcing…