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It's time to delete Facebook, says WhatsApp co-founder

It's time to delete Facebook, says WhatsApp co-founder

Acton isn't the only former Facebook executive to speak out against the app in the past. The company is taking a financial hit, too-Facebook lost $50 billion in market value this week. And finally, the CEO and Founder of Facebook has stepped in, and admitted his mistake. He said that while security to protect against hacking was very strong, the same could not be said of user data accessed by Facebook developers.


City of Atlanta computer systems dealing with cyberatta

City of Atlanta computer systems dealing with cyberatta

According to a statement that the city released in addition to the briefing, computers are "currently experiencing outages on various internal and customer facing applications, including some applications that customers use to pay bills or access court-related information".


URI's Hurley tapped as new UConn men's basketball head coach

URI's Hurley tapped as new UConn men's basketball head coach

UConn says Hurley and the school have agreed to a six-year deal, with a compensation of $2.75 million in the first season. UConn basketball has made a major splash with its newest head coaching hire. Bjorn said his goals for the basketball program have not changed - to be the best in the Atlantic 10 Conference and make it to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament .


Apple's New Low-Cost iPads Aim for Market Share

Apple's New Low-Cost iPads Aim for Market Share

After Apple CFO Luca Maestri prepared analysts in January for a big decline in prices this quarter, Piecyk muses there might actually be room for a little upside. However, the event invitation (above) sure looks like it was drawn using Apple's $99 stylus, and with the device being over two years old, we suspect an update might be on the cards.


Planning to hit Toys R Us' liquidation sales? Not so quick

Planning to hit Toys R Us' liquidation sales? Not so quick

THE Toys R Us founder Charles Lazarus has died aged 94, as the toy store faces bankruptcy. The company first began life as a children's furniture store in 1948, before shifting its focus to selling toys in the first incarnation of the store in 1957 - the styling of the backwards "R" was said to give the impression that it was written by a child.


Colonel Gaddafi's son announces run for Libyan presidency

Colonel Gaddafi's son announces run for Libyan presidency

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the late Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi, has been nominated as a candidate for the Libyan presidency in the 2018 elections, Libyan Express reported on Monday. "The Libyan people have the right to choose", Khalid al-Ghuwail said. Currently, the north African country is divided between the Tobruk-based parliament and the UN-backed government in Tripoli.