Mueller examining Cambridge Analytica, Trump campaign ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing the connections between President Donald Trump's campaign and the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, which has come under fierce criticism over reports that it swiped the data of more than 50 million Facebook users to sway elections.

Posted on 22 March 2018 | 2:07 pm

House committee calls for Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of a key House committee declared Thursday that Facebook officials failed to answers questions about a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining company, and they want CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the panel.

Posted on 22 March 2018 | 11:30 am

AP Explains: How a phone may have steered hunt for bomber

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Most people who own a smartphone take it wherever they go, a fact of modern life that enabled authorities to hunt down the man suspected in four Texas bombings before he blew himself up Wednesday.

Posted on 21 March 2018 | 3:04 pm

Elon Musk's Tesla pay package could net him $50 billion

DETROIT (AP) — Shareholders of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. have approved an ambitious pay package for iconic CEO Elon Musk that could net him more than $50 billion if he meets lofty milestones over the next decade.

Posted on 21 March 2018 | 1:59 pm

Crisis experts say Facebook has mishandled the data scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — The crisis-management playbook is pretty simple: Get ahead of the story, update authorities and the public regularly, accept responsibility and take decisive action. Crisis-management experts say that until Wednesday, Facebook was 0-for-4.

Posted on 21 March 2018 | 1:00 pm