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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Facebook looks at what people do and say on its site to categorise them for advertisers Facebook is reviewing its ad targeting system after investigators found they could direct ads to self-described anti-Semites. Researchers at ProPublica found several ad categories for people who had declared…

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Image copyright EPA Image caption Equifax’s share price has fallen by more than a third US credit report giant Equifax has replaced two senior staff after revealing last week it had suffered a massive data breach. Data on up to 143 million Americans, about 400,000 Britons and a number of…

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Image copyright PA The pound has hit its highest level against the dollar since the Brexit vote after a senior Bank of England official fuelled speculation it could raise rates in the coming months. Gertjan Vlieghe, who has previously argued against a rate rise, said the “moment is approaching” when…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption The massive data breach is being investigated by US and UK data watchdogs Data about British people “may potentially have been accessed” during the data breach at the US credit rating firm Equifax. The UK arm of the organisation said files containing information on “fewer…

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Image copyright Reuters The mobile games developer behind Angry Birds expects to be worth about $1bn when it lists on the stock market. Rovio has set a range for its share sale that would value the business at between 802m euros and 896m euros ($960m-$1.07bn; £710m-£795m). The Finnish firm’s boss,…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Apple’s event in two minutes Apple has explained why its new facial recognition feature failed to unlock a handset at an on-stage demo at the iPhone X’s launch on Tuesday. The company blamed the Face ID glitch on a lockout mechanism…

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Image copyright AFP/Getty Three women who used to work at Google have filed a lawsuit against the technology giant, alleging it pays women less than men for comparable work. The suit says Google is aware of the situation, but has not moved to fix it. It comes as companies in…

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Image copyright Oli Scarff/Getty Images Profits at the John Lewis Partnership have more than halved after the retailer was hit by reorganisation costs and the impact of the weaker pound following the Brexit vote. The partnership said profits in the six months to 29 July fell 53.3% to £26.6m. John…

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The bid by 21st Century Fox to buy Sky will be referred to competition regulators in the “coming days”, Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has confirmed. She said the deal would be examined “on media plurality and genuine commitment to broadcasting standards grounds”. The Competition and Markets Authority will provide their…

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