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Welcome to the weekend! Facebook saved some news for a late Friday release, and there's one weird Chrome trick that might save you a fraction of a second. (It's clearing your download history, we're bad at clickbait.)
Friday night Facebook announced it's suspending another company that has been linked to Cambridge Analytica. Whistleblowers claim that AggregateIQ not only managed CA's tech platform but that the Brexit group Vote Leave may have improperly funneled money to it in excess of campaign limits.
If you were hoping to hear more about the missing-in-2018 new Mac Pro this isn't the place, but he talked about encryption, jobs and DACA with Chris Hayes and Kara Swisher.
This week, NASA announced that it updated its commercial crew contract with Boeing. The change surrounds its first test flight -- including the option to extend the flight (from two weeks up to six months) and potentially adding a third crewmember. In other words, the first test flight wouldn't be a test anymore.
In case you forgot that Chrome added some malware scanning capabilities on Windows, here's your reminder. After someone noticed the browser scanning a honeypot folder, engineers discovered the culprit was a bug that could slow down Chrome's startup slightly. To fix it before an update addresses things, just try clearing your download history.
After TechCrunch revealed that Facebook had wiped messages sent on its platform by Mark Zuckerberg and other executives from their recipients inboxes, the company announced that soon everyone will be able to do the same thing with their old messages. Convenient, right?
When you visit the website now, you'll see a message saying it and all affiliated websites have been taken over "as part of an enforcement action by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the US Postal Inspection Service and the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division, with analytical assistance from the Joint Regional Intelligence Center." An Arizona CBS affiliate reported that the FBI also raided the home of Backpage co-founder Michael Lacey.
But wait, there's more...
- YouTube shooting suspect posted angry videos about demonetization, filtering policies
- I can't wait for laptops with Apple's own chips
- Apple iPad review (2018): A little better, a little less competition
- In 'Ready Player One,' the real world doesn't matter
- Bad Password: The uncovering of a fake Russian pundit
- $20,000 mail drone takes flight -- and hits a wall (watch the video)
- Federal investigators 'unhappy' Tesla revealed Autopilot crash details
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