Facebook set to end partnership with brokers following data scandal

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would end its partnerships with several large data brokers who help advertisers target people on the social network, a step that follows a scandal over how Facebook handles personal information. The world’s largest social media company is under pressure to improve its handling of data after disclosing that information… Read More Facebook set to end partnership with brokers following data scandal

One dead, four injured as driver plows into pedestrians in San Francisco

A driver plowed a vehicle into five people in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing one, before fleeing the scene, officials said on Wednesday. The suspected driver was later arrested and his vehicle was seized, a police spokesman said. “We do not believe the general public is at risk,” San Francisco police spokesman Robert Rueca said… Read More One dead, four injured as driver plows into pedestrians in San Francisco