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UK academic says data firm helped Trump campaign spread fear

A British propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump's presidential campaign use false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and resentment in swing states Trump needed to win......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 16th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen hired an IT firm to rig early CNBC, Drudge polls

In early 2015, a man who runs a small technology company showed up at Trump Tower to collect $50,000 for having helped Michael Cohen, then Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, try to rig online polls in his boss’s favor before the presidential campaign......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2019

Cambridge Analytica"s Facebook data was accessed from Russia, MP says

The now infamous Facebook data set on tens of millions of Americans gathered by a Cambridge University scientist for a firm that went on to worked for Donald Trump's 2016 campaign was accessed from Russia, a British member of parliament tells CNN......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJul 17th, 2018

Cambridge Analytica"s Facebook data was accessed from Russia, MP says

The now infamous Facebook data set on tens of millions of Americans gathered by a Cambridge University scientist for a firm that went on to worked for Donald Trump's 2016 campaign was accessed from Russia, a British member of parliament tells CNN......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 17th, 2018

Privacy is human right, will ensure user always in control of data: Nadella

Nadella's comments assumes significance amid the storm over Cambridge Analytica's links with the 2016 Trump campaign and the way the British political consulting firm illegally harvested data on milli.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 8th, 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 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

White economic anxiety evaporated after the 2016 election. Now black economic anxiety is on the rise.

New data show the rise in white Americans who fear for their economic future subsided after the 2016 election of Donald Trump, but now the same sentiment is rising among black Americans......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 23rd, 2019

Cohen Hired IT Firm to Rig Early CNBC, Drudge Polls to Favor Trump

In early 2015, the owner of a small tech company showed up at Trump Tower to collect $50,000 for helping Michael Cohen try to rig online polls in Donald Trump’s favor before the presidential campaign. He says he never got what he was owed......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 18th, 2019

Michael Cohen Hired IT Firm To Rig CNBC, Drudge Polls; Paint Him As "Sex Symbol"

Before the 2016 US presidential campaign, former Trump attorney .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 17th, 2019

Russian Software Firm Labeled U.S. Security Threat Helped Capture NSA Contractor In Classified Data Theft

Kaspersky Lab tipped the NSA off to Harold Thomas Martin III's suspicious behavior. Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab played a key role in the 2016 arrest of a National Security Agency contractor who was stealing.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 9th, 2019

Trump Policies Driving Big Rise in CO2 Emissions, Says Report

The rollback of greenhouse regulations has helped push CO2 emissions to their highest level in eight years, says the Rhodium Group The warnings around climate change now have additional data backi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 8th, 2019

Book of lists: How virtual staffers helped recruiting firm hit growth target

See all of Crain's data lists here Nearly 24 years ago, Michael Koren took a risk and moved his executive recruiting firm’s headquarters from Midtown East to White Plains. The relocation put the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 29th, 2018

Dow Drops 400 Points Because the Market"s Worst Fear Could Be Coming True

Disappointing economic data in China and Europe have added to concerns about a growing slowdown and helped sink the market today......»»

Category: topSource: barronsDec 15th, 2018

State Department Planning Tighter Restrictions On Chinese Students

Chinese students studying in the US have helped pad the coffers of elite US universities for years. But over the summer, the Trump Administration angered academic leaders acr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 29th, 2018

Iran"s Top Airline Stays Busy---Despite U.S. Sanctions

A study of flight data reveals that U.S. sanctions have failed to slow down Iran’s flag carrier, Iran Air, highlighting the challenge facing the Trump administration in its campaign to use international isolation to pressure Iran......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 27th, 2018

Massive Twitter data release sheds light on Russia’s Trump strategy

The tweets include Russia's consistent efforts to disparage Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018

Rick Gates Requested Proposals From an Israeli Firm to Manipulate the 2016 Election

Creating fake online identities to help Trump's campaign, a report says. Rick Gates, a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump, reportedly.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 9th, 2018

Where Trump flipped counties, worker incomes grow more slowly

Worker pay gains in areas of the country that helped power Donald Trump's 2016 presidential victory were substantially slower than in the rest of the country during the first year of his administration, new government data shows......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 7th, 2018

Omarosa"s Trump tell-all "Unhinged" tops NYT best seller list

Some of the sales data indicates that President Trump's vicious tweets about Omarosa helped lift sales of her book "Unhinged.".....»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 23rd, 2018

Omarosa"s Trump tell all "Unhinged" tops NYT best seller list

Some of the sales data indicates that President Trump's vicious tweets about Omarosa helped lift sales of her book "Unhinged.".....»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 22nd, 2018