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Wall Street ends down 2 percent as US-China trade fears intensify

Wall Street ends down 2 percent as US-China trade fears intensify

The day's losses were driven by concerns over escalating trade tensions between the USA and China. Chipmakers, many of which have the highest revenue exposure to China among S&P 500 companies, also fell. ProShares UltraPro S&P 500 stock opened at $124.64 on Friday. Caterpillar , a construction equipment maker, shed $584, or 3.9 percent, to $142.29 while farm equipment company Deere sank $5.56, or 3.7 percent, to $145.79.


Facebook Admits To Secretly Deleting Mark Zuckerberg's Texts

Facebook Admits To Secretly Deleting Mark Zuckerberg's Texts

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg continued the social network's apology tour as she spoke with NBC News' Savannah Guthrie for an interview that aired on Friday's Today show . They were also erased from the files contained in their data archives that Facebook allows users to download . "We did not receive more data than this".


NBC Grills Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Over Slow Response to Privacy Breach

NBC Grills Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Over Slow Response to Privacy Breach

Users can go live on mobile devices or through a computer with a web camera. Echoing Zuckerberg's comments this week, she stresses that Facebook is changing its thinking and focusing more on securing user data. Sandberg also said, in a different interview , that Facebook could not conduct such an audit because it must wait for the United Kingdom information commissioner to finish its investigation of Cambridge Analytica's election activity.


Facebook suspends Canadian data firm linked to Cambridge Analytica parent company

Facebook suspends Canadian data firm linked to Cambridge Analytica parent company

There has been no official announcement about the new delete feature, and there's a sense that Facebook is reacting to crisis after crisis in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal with slap-dash measures on an ad-hoc basis. However, their replies to his messages still remain. There are particular worries about Russian meddling in European elections by spreading disinformation and discord through social media , and Wigand said the EU expected Facebook to address "broader ...


Woman, 19, accused of killing teen now charged with robbery, assault

Woman, 19, accused of killing teen now charged with robbery, assault

As a condition of her bond, Jordan can not have any children in her care or home other than her biological children. He added, " The word evil comes to mind ". While they spoke with the roommate, police say Aterraka texted him and said she wanted to meet to pay the rent. None of the other relatives were injured, and they said they hadn't seen any warning signs.