• Oxford Analytica wants you to know it has 'no relationship' with that other Analytica company with Cambridge in its name

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Although Oxford Analytica and Cambridge Analytica sound very similar, the two companies have nothing to do with each other.
    Cambridge Analytica is the scandal-plagued data analytics company with ties to the Trump campaign. Oxford Analytica is a consulting company focused on geopolitical issues.
    "We want people to know that we are not CambridgeAnalytica", read a tweet by Oxford Analytica on Tuesday.
    By now, the name Cambridge Analytica has become very familiar to the general public, following the data analytics firm's unauthorized use of Facebook data and allegations of its CEO's dubious...
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  • What Questions Do You Have About Facebook And Your Personal Data?

    What Questions Do You Have About Facebook And Your Personal Data?

    3 monthes ago - By NPR

    Facebook is under intense pressure after it admitted that analytics firm Cambridge Analytica got access to millions of users' personal data. NPR wants to know how users are feeling.
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  • Cambridge Analytica Suspends CEO Alexander Nix Amid Facebook Data Scandal

    Cambridge Analytica Suspends CEO Alexander Nix Amid Facebook Data Scandal

    3 monthes ago - By Forbes

    Nix's comments in a TV news report ‘and other allegations' will lead to his suspension with immediate effect.
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  • A clamor grows over Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg's public silence about Facebook and the Cambridge Analytica crisis

    3 monthes ago - By Washington Post


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  • Former Facebook Insider Says Company Cannot Be Trusted To Regulate Itself

    3 monthes ago - By NPR

    NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Sandy Parakilas, who worked as an operations manager on the platform team at Facebook in 2011 and 2012. In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Parakilas says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself.
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  • Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO amid Facebook data leak uproar

    Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO amid Facebook data leak uproar

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The CEO of Cambridge Analytica, the political-research company at the center of a massive Facebook-data scandal , was suspended on Tuesday.
    The company's board said CEO Alexander Nix would remain suspended pending a "full, independent investigation" of his involvement in allegedly entrapping politicians.
    The CEO of Cambridge Analytica, the political-research company at the center of a massive Facebook-data scandal , was suspended on Tuesday.
    CEO Alexander Nix was secretly filmed offering shadowy services to entrap politicians.
    "Mr. Nix's recent comments secretly recorded by Channel 4 and...
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  • Plunging Stocks Push Net Worths Of Larry Ellison And Mark Zuckerberg Down Several Billion Each

    3 monthes ago - By Forbes

    Zuckerberg, whose fortune has suffered since a report of a misuse of Facebook data by Cambridge Analytica, has seen his net worth drop nearly $8 billion in two days.
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  • Cambridge Analytica CEO Andrew Nix has reportedly been suspended

    3 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Andrew Nix, the CEO of the London-based voter profiling company Cambridge Analytica - which harvested private information from more than 50 million Facebook users without their permission to analyze their voter behavior - has been suspended from his job, according to Bloomberg's David Meyers .
    We've reached out to the company for more information but have yet to hear back from our sources there.
    Nix's suspension won't come as a shock to many, considering footage that was filmed over the last year by Britain's Channel 4 News and which surfaced yesterday. The video comes on the heels of...
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  • The Latest: Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO pending probe

    3 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The Latest on the alleged use of personal Facebook data by political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica :
    3:05 p.m.
    The board of Cambridge Analytica says it has suspended CEO Alexander Nix pending a full independent investigation of his actions.
    The board cited comments Nix made to an undercover reporter for Britain's Channel 4 News and other allegations of wrongdoing for its action Tuesday.
    It says his comments "do not represent the values or operations of the firm and his suspension reflects the seriousness with which we view the violation."
    The board says in an announcement...
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  • Cambridge Analytica: We designed Trump campaign strategy

    3 monthes ago - By Chron

    LONDON - Cambridge Analytica chief executive Alexander Nix has said in comments that were secretly recorded and broadcast Tuesday by Britain's Channel 4 news that his company played a major role in securing Donald Trump's narrow victory in the 2016 presidential election.
    "We did all the research, all the data, all the analytics, all the targeting, we ran all the digital campaign, the television campaign and our data informed all the strategy," says Nix, whose company is being investigated by British officials for its handling of personal data.
    Nix made the comments to an undercover...
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  • Facebook To Meet With Lawmakers on Cambridge Analytica Scandal

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Facebook executives will brief lawmakers this week over revelations that Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm that worked for President Trump's campaign obtained names, "likes" and other personal information on 50 million people.
    The Hill was the first to report the scheduled meeting. The Senate Commerce Committee is expected to meet with Facebook officials on Wednesday.
    Investigations have found Cambridge Analytica obtained unauthorized access to some 50 million Facebook accounts in a bid to target users with more effective political messages. The event has been called a data...
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