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Cambridge University hits back at Zuckerberg’s shade

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to the House yesterday was a mostly bland performance, punctuated by frequent claims not to know or remember certain fundamental aspects of his own busi

Here’s Cambridge Analytica’s plan for voters’ Facebook data

More details have emerged about how Facebook data on millions of US voters was handled after it was obtained in 2014 by UK political consultancy Cambridge Analytica for building psychographic profiles

Facebook hired a forensics firm to investigate Cambridge Analytica as stock falls 7%

Hoping to tamp down the furor that erupted over reports that its user data was improperly acquired by Cambridge Analytica, Facebook has hired the digital forensics firm Stroz Friedberg to perform an

Amazon beefs up drone delivery R&D in Cambridge

Amazon is expanding its R&D facilities in Cambridge, UK, with a plan to move into a new 60,000sq ft site in the city with capacity for more than 400 staff.

Police complaints drop 93 percent after deploying body cameras

A study from Cambridge University documents an immense drop in complaints against police officers when their departments began using body cameras. But even more surprising is that the data suggests ev

Superspin research project aims to drive more energy efficient computing

Scientists at Cambridge University are working on combining two fields of solid state physics research, spintronics and superconductors, in order to develop what they hope could become the foundation

Graphene Shows Promise For Brain Implants

Graphene, the super thin carbon material that's been exciting scientists in the decade+ since single-atom thick graphene crystallites were successfully extracted from the bulk material, continues to g

Cambridge University Linguists Use Twitter To Study How Welsh Language Use Is Changing

Another reason Twitter is awesome: Cambridge University linguists are using it to track how the usage of one of the U.K.'s Celtic languages, Welsh, is changing. Welsh is only spoken by around a sixth

Cambridge University To Open £25M Graphene R&D Centre With Backing from Nokia, Plastic Logic & Others

Material scientists and nanotechnologists get very excited about the potential of graphene -- a one-atom-thick sheet of bonded carbon atoms that's exceptionally strong and flexible -- but they are no