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 2018-04-24 02:23 

France 24

Scientist at centre of Facebook data scandal faces MPs...

The Russian-American academic who developed an app that allowed political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica to farm the data of 87 million Facebook users faces questions Tuesday by British lawmakers. Aleksandr Kogan, who teaches at Cambridge University,...

 2018-04-23 20:14 

Washington Examiner

Cambridge Analytica programmer claims no connection to Russia...

The Cambridge University app developer Alex Kogan said Monday he had no meaningful affiliation with Russia or connection to Russia's election interference when he was at the company that has been accused of fleecing Facebook for data on up to 87 milli...

 2018-04-23 20:10 

China Post

Researcher in Facebook data scandal apologizes...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal apologized for his actions, but said he thought he did nothing wrong at the time. Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan made his comments during an intervi...

 2018-04-23 20:00 

WXXA News 10

[ Albany, NY ]

Researcher in Facebook data scandal apologizes...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal apologized for his actions, but said he thought he did nothing wrong at the time. Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan made his comments during an interview wit...

 2018-04-23 20:00 

WNCT-TV

Researcher in Facebook data scandal apologizes...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal apologized for his actions, but said he thought he did nothing wrong at the time. Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan made his comments during an interview wit...

 2018-04-23 17:58 

Nextgov

The Man Who Harvested Facebook Data for Cambridge Analytica Doesn't Think He Affected the 2016 Election...

Aleksandr Kogan, the Cambridge University academic who created the app that helped the data analysis firm obtain the personal information of millions, finally speaks out....

 2018-04-23 16:26 

Slate Magazine

Facebook's Ties With Kogan and Cambridge Were Even Cozier Than We Thought...

When he testified to Congress this month, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg portrayed Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan as a rogue app developer who deceived the social network by harvesting data on users' personalities that he then sold to t...

 2018-04-23 15:40 

WTNH

Cambridge researcher behind Facebook data breach speaks out...

Aleksandr Kogan, the Cambridge University researcher who collected information on millions of Americans through Facebook, said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony to lawmakers on Capitol Hill was......

 2018-04-23 11:45 

MSNBC

Expert behind Cambridge Analytica scandal fires back...

Aleksandr Kogan is a Cambridge University researcher hired by Cambridge Analytica to harvest data from tens of millions of Facebook profiles. Dr. Kogan joins Morning Joe to discuss Mark Zuckerberg's remarks about him....

 2018-04-23 05:00 

The Guardian

Cambridge University urged again to end fossil fuel investments...

Hundreds of academics, authors and scientists sign open letter as divisive issues comes to head...

 2018-04-22 23:02 

BuzzFeed

Facebook Called Cambridge Analytica Researcher Aleksandr Kogan A Liar. Now He Wants To Clear His Name....

Aleksandr Kogan, the Cambridge University professor whose app has set off the firestorm about online user data, says he's considering suing Facebook....

 2018-04-22 22:36 

Library Journal INFOdocket

Research Paper: "arXiv and the REF Open Access Policy" (Preprint)...

The following paper was recently shared on arXiv. Title arXiv and the REF Open Access Policy Authors Katie Shamash Open Access Data Analyst Jisc Dr Danny Kingsley Deputy Director Scholarly Communication Cambridge University Library Source via arXiv Abstra...

 2018-04-19 21:24 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

British lawmakers to interview Cambridge academic Kogan over Facebook data...

A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on millions of Facebook users will appear before a British parliamentary committee investigating the scandal on April 24....

 2018-04-19 16:12 

The Daily Mail

Remarkable evolution of the 'Indonesian fish people' (who can hold their breath for 13 minutes)...

The genetic change discovered in the Bajau tribe who live in Jaya Bakti is the first known example of a human adaptation to deep diving, researchers from Cambridge University found....

 2018-04-19 14:31 

Reuters

[ UK ]

British lawmakers to interview Cambridge academic Kogan over Facebook data...

A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on millions of Facebook users will appear before a British parliamentary committee investigating the scandal on April 24....

 2018-04-19 14:27 

The Strait Times

British lawmakers to interview Cambridge academic Aleksandr Kogan over Facebook data...

LONDON (REUTERS) - A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on millions of Facebook users will appear before a British parliamentary committee investigating the scandal on April 24.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 14:26 

One America News Network

British lawmakers to interview Cambridge academic Kogan over Facebook data...

LONDON - A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on millions of Facebook users will appear before a British parliamentary committee investigating the scandal on April 24....

 2018-04-19 14:24 

US News & World Report

British Lawmakers to Interview Cambridge Academic Kogan Over Facebook Data...

LONDON (Reuters) - A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on millions of Facebook users will appear before a British parliamentary......

 2018-04-19 14:24 

Reuters

British lawmakers to interview Cambridge academic Kogan over Facebook data...

A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on millions of Facebook users will appear before a British parliamentary committee investigating the scandal on April 24....

 2018-04-19 13:15 

Library Journal INFOdocket

Springer Nature, Cambridge University Press, Thieme and ResearchGate Announce New Cooperation Agreement...

Here's the full text of a joint statement from the companies listed above. Springer Nature, Cambridge University Press, Thieme and ResearchGate announce new cooperation to make it easier to navigate the legal sharing of academic journal articles In a ...

 2018-04-19 08:34 

The Daily Mail

Rising diabetes has left 15 MILLION people living with 2 or more serious health problems...

The Academy of Medical Sciences warning comes just weeks after Cambridge University researchers found that one in four Britons were living with several health complaints....

 2018-04-19 04:00 

EurekAlert

Diamond-like carbon is formed differently to what was believed -- machine learning enables development of new model...

Researchers at Aalto University and Cambridge University have made a significant breakthrough in computational science by combining atomic-level modelling and machine learning. For the first time, the method has been used to realistically model how an amo...

 2018-04-18 00:15 

Sputnik International

Scholar Explains Macron's Involvement in Syria...

Sputnik spoke to Dr. Binoy Kampmark, a Senior Lecturer at RMIT University, Melbourne and former Commonwealth Scholar at Selywn College, Cambridge University; who is also a contributing editor to CounterPunch to find out more about the France's role in...

 2018-04-15 21:42 

Gulf Times

Facebook picks fight with Cambridge University over researchers on users...

After tackling US lawmakers, Mark Zuckerberg is now taking on one of England's oldest and most prestigious academic institutions amid a widening probe into the misuse of Facebook Inc user data....

 2018-04-15 00:08 

The Daily Mail

LIZ JONES: Sobriety is so miserable, it's enough to drive you to drink!...

LIZ JONES thinks Angela Wood, of Cambridge University, who led a study into how a glass of wine a night can shorten life expectancy, should get lost....

 2018-04-14 11:00 

Wall Street Journal

Cambridge University Pushes Back Against Facebook Scrutiny of Research Apps...

The uproar over how Facebook Inc. allowed a Cambridge University researcher to improperly harvest data on 87 million users has prompted a public clash between the social network and the 800-year-old institution....

 2018-04-13 18:43 

KyivPost.com

BBC: Cambridge University saw 'no issue' with Facebook research...

The academic at the centre of Facebook's data scandal has hit back at Mark Zuckerberg's suggestion that "something bad" might be going on at Cambridge University. Read more here. The post BBC: Cambridge University saw 'no issue' wi...

 2018-04-13 16:03 

Fortune

Mark Zuckerberg Picks a Fight With England's Elite Cambridge University...

Facebook is taking on one of England's oldest and most prestigious academic institutions....

 2018-04-13 15:57 

New Scientist

Don't blame academics like me for Facebook's privacy crisis...

Mark Zuckerberg wonders what is going on at Cambridge University I can tell him, but he won't like what privacy researchers have found, says Ross Anderson...

 2018-04-13 12:00 

Bloomberg

Facebook Raises Heat on Cambridge University By Several Degrees...

After tackling U.S. lawmakers, Mark Zuckerberg is now taking on one of England's oldest and most prestigious academic institutions amid a widening probe into the misuse of Facebook Inc. user data....

 2018-04-13 00:53 

The Daily Mail

Deadly cost of extra drink: 10 glasses of wine a week can cut two years off your life, experts warn...

Drinking ten glasses of wine a week can cut life expectancy by two years, a major study from Cambridge University says....

 2018-04-12 15:52 

Mashable

Cambridge fires back at Zuckerberg's accusations, basically says GTFO...

In one of the weirder moments of Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony on Wednesday, the Facebook CEO suggested there might be some really shady stuff going down at one of the oldest and most well respected universities in the world. "There...

 2018-04-12 15:13 

Library Journal INFOdocket

News Roundup (April 12, 2018)...

1. National Library Associations Offer Praise For House Administration Committee Approval of FDLP Modernization Act 2. Share Your Code: Cambridge University Press and Code Ocean Announce Partnership Note: In the past six months Code Ocean has also announc...

 2018-04-12 12:51 

TechCrunch

Cambridge University hits back at Zuckerberg's shade...
 2018-04-12 10:09 

The Daily Mail

Cambridge University criticises Mark Zuckerberg over......

The Facebook founder had suggested researchers may have done 'something bad with data, despite his employees working on study....

 2018-04-11 16:08 

Fox Business

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg 'looking into' Cambridge Analytica lawsuits...

"We do need to understand whether there was something bad going on at Cambridge University overall that will require stronger action," Zuckerberg said during his second day of testimony....

 2018-04-10 17:50 

Express

Antarctic voyage aims to find Endurance, Shackleton's lost ship, miles beneath the waves...

RESEARCHERS hope to find the lost ship of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton when they set off on a major international scientific expedition next year. Led by scientists at Cambridge University's Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI), the team ...

 2018-04-10 08:40 

The Independent

Expedition launched to recover Ernest Shackleton's lost Antarctic ship...

Researchers hope to find the lost ship of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton when they set off on a major international scientific expedition next year. Led by scientists at Cambridge University's Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI), the team ...

 2018-04-09 16:02 

BBC

Tasmanian devil cancers targeted by human drugs...

Cambridge University researchers find human cancer drugs could halt the extinction of the marsupial....

 2018-04-09 14:14 

National Review

Subversion in the Garb of Social Justice...

The movement to "decolonize" the English curriculum at Cambridge University is the latest example of leftist campus madness.'...

 2018-04-08 23:22 

Financial Times

Facebook suspends another data analytics firm...

Company linked to Cambridge university developed personality quiz...

 2018-04-04 13:49 

The Guardian

Universities must treat campus racism as more than a PR crisis...

If they really want to stamp out the scourge of racism, universities need to take a much more proactive approach, says Micha Frazer-Carroll, Cambridge University's welfare and rights officer...

 2018-04-03 14:04 

The Next Web

How Cambridge Analytica's Facebook targeting model really worked according to the person who built it...

The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar has revealed that his method worked much like the one Netflix uses to recommend movies. In an email to me, Cambridge University s...

 2018-04-02 20:22 

The Telegraph

Cambridge Footlights president resigns amid diversity row...

A feud has broken out at prestigious Cambridge University comedy society the Footlights, leading the president to quit claiming her committee refused to hold democratic elections to increase diversity....

 2018-04-02 16:00 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Oxford Royale Academy awards scholarships to Roots Ivy students...

Roots IVY students from all campuses in Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Faisalabad and Lahore reach Dubai on their journey to Oxford University and Cambridge University in UK for...

 2018-04-01 15:19 

International Business Times

[ Economy ]

How Cambridge Analytica's Facebook Targeting Model Really Worked According To The Person Who Built It...

The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar has revealed that his method worked much like the one Netflix uses to recommend movies....

 2018-03-31 17:15 

The Hindu

Stephen Hawking funeral takes place in Cambridge...

The private funeral service at the University Church of St Mary the Great near Gonville and Caius College at Cambridge University was chosen by Professor Hawking's children....

 2018-03-31 15:01 

NBC News

Stephen Hawking laid to rest at funeral in Cambridge...

British physicist Stephen Hawking's funeral was held Saturday at Cambridge University's Great St. Mary's Church....

 2018-03-31 13:07 

Courier Mail

Stephen Hawking to be farewelled in Cambridge...

A funeral service for Professor Stephen Hawking will include traditional religious themes when family and friends gather at a church near the Cambridge University college that was his academic home for more than 50 years. Renowned British physicist Prof H...

 2018-03-31 11:58 

Express

[ UK ]

Stephen Hawking funeral: Physicist's family gather in Cambridge to honour British genius...

STEPHEN Hawking's family and friends will gather a church near the Cambridge University college that was his academic home for more than 50 years....

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