Bayer hires law firm in Monsanto data collection scandal

Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate Monsanto's secret list of critics of its pesticides in European countries. Reuters reports that Bayer on Tuesday said public relations firm FleishmanHillard, on behalf of Monsanto, had m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 21st, 2019

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection

Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 21st, 2019

Bayer hires law firm to investigate Monsanto stakeholder file issue

Bayer said on Sunday it was hiring an outside law firm to investigate French media complaints that Monsanto, the U.S. seed maker it took over last year, had compiled a file of influential personalities......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 12th, 2019

Another scandal: Facebook user data reportedly at risk again

A cybersecurity firm say it uncovered two cases in which Facebook third party app data was l.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 3rd, 2019

Singapore firm invests $3 billion to held fund Bayer/Monsanto deal

Temasek Holdings Pte, the Singapore-based state-owned investment firm, is investing $3.7 billion to help fund Bayer's pending $62.5 billion acquisition of Monsanto. With the investment, Temasek will hold a 4 percent stake in Bayer, up from its previous.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2018

Cambridge Analytica was planning to launch its own cryptocurrency before the Facebook data scandal

Pedro Nunes/Reuters Cambridge Analytica was considering launching a digital currency before the Facebook data scandal blew up. The embattled political research firm had discussed doing an .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

Cambridge Analytica’s Acting CEO Alexander Tayler Steps Down Amid Facebook Scandal

The firm has been embroiled in controversy. Cambridge Analytica’s acting CEO Alexander Tayler has stepped down amid a data leak scandal involving Facebook, as the latter’s founder and C.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 11th, 2018

Cambridge Analytica’s Acting CEO Steps Down Amid Facebook Scandal

The firm has been embroiled in controversy. Cambridge Analytica’s acting CEO has stepped down amid a data leak scandal involving Facebook, as the latter&#.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 11th, 2018

Facebook Cambridge Analytica Scandal: 10 Questions Answered

Here's what happened. No stranger to public discontent, Facebook Inc. is digging out of one of its biggest crises yet. The personal data of up to 87 million users, mostly in the U.S., was obtained by an analytics firm that, am.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 10th, 2018

Facebook suspends Canadian firm AggregateIQ amid data mining scandal

Whistleblowers say AggregateIQ worked on the campaign for Great Britain to exit the European Union.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 8th, 2018

Facebook suspends Canadian firm AggregateIQ over data scandal

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Friday that it had suspended Canadian political consultancy AggregateIQ from its platform after reports that the data firm may have improperly had access to the personal data of Facebook users......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 6th, 2018

Cambridge Analytica is shutting down according to the Wall Street Journal

Evan Vucci/AP   Cambridge Analytica, the data firm used by the 2016 Trump campaign at the center of a scandal involving the misuse of Facebook customer data, is shutting d.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 2nd, 2018

Data firm at center of Facebook privacy scandal will close

The data firm at the center of Facebook's privacy scandal is declaring bankruptcy and shutting down......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 2nd, 2018

Cambridge Analytica to close down after Facebook data scandal

The data analytics firm engulfed in Facebook's user privacy scandal has suddenly filed for insolvency......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcMay 2nd, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Shuts All Operations After Facebook Scandal

The data and advertising firm had lost multiple clients in recent months. Cambridge Analytica, the political-consulting firm at the center of.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 2nd, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Shutting Down After the Facebook Privacy Scandal, Report Says

Cambridge Analytica has been linked to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign (NEW YORK) — A published report says the data firm at the .....»»

Category: topSource: timeMay 2nd, 2018

Cambridge Analytica shuts downs after FB data scandal; files for bankruptcy

The firm is shutting down effective Wednesday and employees have been told to turn in their computers.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 2nd, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Closing Operations After Facebook Data Scandal

Cambridge Analytica, a data firm that worked for President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, is shutting down following allegations about its misuse of Facebook data and the campaign tactics it pitched to clients......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMay 3rd, 2018

Cambridge Analytica shuts down: How Facebook weathered the data theft storm

Cambridge Analytica and parent firm SCL Elections announced shutting down after Facebook data scandal and would file for insolvency in Britain and US. Here are some of its damage-control steps.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 3rd, 2018

NYT: U.S. investigating Cambridge Analytica

The U.S. Justice Department and the FBI are investigating Cambridge Analytica, a now-defunct political data firm embroiled in a scandal over its handling of Facebook Inc user information, according to the New York Times. Grace Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 16th, 2018

Facebook data scandal: Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in US

The British marketing analytics firm, filed for voluntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the Southern District of New York, court filings showed.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 18th, 2018