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Consumer groups call out toys for spying on kids

Consumer groups call out toys for spying on kids

Children's voice recordings from the dolls are also sent to Nuance, a company that may use them for its law enforcement and military intelligence products. Cayla's privacy policy reportedly doesn't mention speech data or describe the collection or use of data by Genesis, Nuance or other third parties. The My Friend Cayla doll asks several initial questions of its user: the child's name, their parents' names, their school, their hometown, and their physical location, according to Buzzfeed .



Iran seals deal with Boeing to buy 80 planes worth $16.6B

The sale was made possible by the Obama administration's lifting of economic sanctions on Iran in September . Those curbs have prevented the country from buying new planes from Chicago-based Boeing and European rival Airbus , and in many cases made it hard for Iranian airlines to secure much-needed spare parts.


Ocado Group PLC 23.2% Potential Decrease Indicated by HSBC

Ocado Group PLC 23.2% Potential Decrease Indicated by HSBC

The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 274 ($3.48) per share, with a total value of £4,978.58 ($6,325.22). There are now 636,088,824 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 1,301,677. easyJet plc has a 12 month low of GBX 851.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,771.00. The businesses 50 day moving average is 265.54 and its 200 day moving average is 200.57.



Macy's, Sears, JCPenny and Kohl's Sued Over False Pricing

The Los Angeles city attorney accused four big stores of using pricing schemes in a series of lawsuits filed on Thursday. The retailers - Macy's, Sears, JC Penney and Kohl's - allegedly advertised high "list" or "regular" prices on merchandise that was never actually available at that price, according to the lawsuit, in a practice known as " false reference pricing ".



Fast food giant McDonald's to move non-US tax base to UK

But McDonald's insists that it hasn't broken any rules. The European Union has been probing McDonald's tax deals with Luxembourg following revelations that it and other large companies had negotiated lower tax rates, in some cases as low as one percent, in secret pacts with the tiny country.


'I did it,' SC church shooting suspect says in taped confession

'I did it,' SC church shooting suspect says in taped confession

It contained racial slurs and a suggestion that white women who date outside their race shouldn't be killed, but need to repent. In a matter-of-fact tone, Roof told the Federal Bureau of Investigation he researched his target and went on the killing spree because blacks were raping white women.