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Facebook removes accounts spreading military propaganda in Myanmar

Matt McClain | The Washington Post | Getty Images Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg Facebook said it removed numerous pages and accounts linked to the Myanmar military that were being used to spread propaganda to approximately 1.35 million people, the company’s latest effort to crack down on the spread of misinformation across its network. “We want […]

GE removes Flannery as CEO, takes $23 billion charge for power

GE removes Flannery as CEO, takes $23 billion charge for power

General Electric abruptly removed John Flannery as chairman and CEO on Monday and installed former Danaher CEO Lawrence Culp as his successor. GE also said it will take a $23 billion noncash charge for its struggling power business. The industrial conglomerate said it “will fall short of previously indicated guidance for free cash flow and […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California on Monday, June 4, 2018.

Apple removes Facebook Onavo app from App Store

Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California on Monday, June 4, 2018. Apple has removed Facebook’s Onavo security app from the App Store because it does not comply with its privacy rules. “We work […]

David Marcus, vice president of Messaging Products at Facebook, speaks on stage during the annual Facebook F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, April 18, 2017.

Facebook’s blockchain head removes conflict, leaves Coinbase board 

For Facebook, that would be a heavy regulatory burden to assume, particularly at a time when lawmakers and consumers are pushing the company to clean up its processes for protecting user data. Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal earlier this year and the social network’s acknowledgement of how broadly its platform was used by foreign actors […]