Facebook is probably tracking you whether you use it or not — and it doesn't really give you a choice

  1. Facebook is probably tracking you whether you use it or not — and it doesn’t really give you a choice  Business Insider
  2. Facebook Outlines What Data it Collects From Other Apps and Websites  Mac Rumors
  3. “Not too fond of Facebook”: A dating app removes its linked-profile requirement  Ars Technica
  4. The Zuckerberg Hearings Were Silicon Valley’s Ultimate Debut  WIRED
  5. Commentary: #DeleteFacebook Is Just the Beginning. Here’s the Movement We Could See Next  Fortune
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As Uber bows out to Grab, drivers and riders bemoan loss of choice

As Uber bows out to Grab, drivers and riders bemoan loss of choiceA mix of concern and disappointment met Uber Technologies Inc’s deal to sell its Southeast Asian business to bigger regional rival Grab, as drivers and users of the ride-hailing firms took in the prospect of sharply reduced competition. Grab said the Uber acquisition accelerated its path to profitability in its core transport business, as it would become the most cost-efficient Southeast Asian platform. Rennu Mahajan, who has driven a combined three-and-a-half years for both companies in Singapore, said some of her driver friends were concerned because now they would not be able to switch to the other app.


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Celebrities at Kids' Choice Awards praise youth marches

  1. Celebrities at Kids’ Choice Awards praise youth marches  Washington Post
  2. Millie Bobby Brown’s Shirt at the Kids’ Choice Awards Memorializes Parkland Shooting Victims  PEOPLE.com
  3. Millie, Zendaya & Camila Celebrated March Activists At The Kids’ Choice Awards  Refinery29
  4. Millie Bobby Brown Wears Parkland Victims’ Names on Her Jacket at Kids’ Choice Awards  MarieClaire.com
  5. Millie’s touching tribute at Kids Choice Awards  New Zealand Herald (blog)
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OSCE says Russian presidential election lacked real choice

OSCE says Russian presidential election lacked real choiceThe Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe said on Monday there had been no real choice in Russia’s presidential election and complained it had been marked by unfair pressure on critical voices “Choice without real competition, as we have seen here, is not real choice,” the OSCE said in a statement, adding that restrictions on fundamental freedoms, as well as on candidate registration, had limited the space for political engagement. The OSCE gave its verdict after President Vladimir Putin won 76.69 percent of vote in a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world’s largest country for another six years.


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Saudi women should have choice whether to wear abaya robe: crown prince

Saudi women should have choice whether to wear abaya robe: crown princeWomen in Saudi Arabia need not wear headcover or the black abaya – the loose-fitting, full-length robes symbolic of Islamic piety – as long as their attire is “decent and respectful”, the kingdom’s reform-minded crown prince said. With the ascent to power of young Prince Mohammad bin Salman, the kingdom has seen an expansion in women’s rights including a decision to allow women to attend mixed public sporting events and the right to drive cars from this summer. “The laws are very clear and stipulated in the laws of sharia (Islamic law): that women wear decent, respectful clothing, like men,” Prince Mohammed said in an interview with CBS television aired late on Sunday.


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Gina Haspel, Trump's Choice for CIA, Played Role in Torture Program

  1. Gina Haspel, Trump’s Choice for CIA, Played Role in Torture Program  New York Times
  2. Pompeo’s Promise at State  Wall Street Journal
  3. Timeline: Tillerson’s rocky relationship with Trump  The Hill
  4. Trump ousts Tillerson, will replace him as secretary of state with CIA chief Pompeo  Washington Post
  5. Tillerson’s insubordination meant he had to go  Washington Post
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