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They’re easy to miss. Mark Zuckerberg pictured.Stephen Lam/Reuters Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress this week, to explain how Facebook mishandled user data during the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Body language expert Chris Hadnagy outlined the kinds of verbal and nonverbal behaviors to watch out for during the testimony. Those behaviors include hand-rubbing, excessive blinking, and
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Facebook is currently facing hard questions about how it handles user information, but most of the discussion has focused on the social network itself. Facebook owns plenty of other apps and services — including the Oculus virtual reality platform, which (like all VR platforms) collects incredibly detailed information about where users are looking and how
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AwesomenessTV is making videos featuring influencers for advertisers like Hollister.YouTube The youth-focused digital video network AwesomenessTV is building up its in-house division that makes video series for marketers. The company says it has recently been winning business in head-to-head pitches with creative ad agencies. It’s the latest example of pressure on traditional advertising business models.
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You need an incredible amount of money to live in The Peak.Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider Hong Kong‘s most expensive neighborhood is The Peak. The Peak is a gorgeous, secluded neighborhood that overlooks Hong Kong and is home to bankers, expatriates, business magnates, celebrities, and millionaires and billionaires. Jack Ma, the Chinese billionaire who founded Alibaba, is
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This week, NASA’s Langley Research Center published a video of the crash-test-dummies whose horrifying accidents make air and space travel safer for their human counterparts. The dummies keep humans safer by giving scientists key data about whether bodies bend or break under different crash conditions. So they’re outfitted with sensors and instruments, and can vary
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John D. Rockefeller’s descendants’ firm, Venrock, is getting into bitcoin.Wikimedia Bitcoin was trading in the green, above $7,000 a coin, during Sunday’s trade. This comes after it was reported that two traditional Wall Street firms are entering the market for cryptocurrencies. Major cryptocurrencies were trading in the green Sunday morning following reports that two traditional
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LinkedIn Goldman Sachs has hired Charles Elkan, a former machine-learning expert at Amazon, to run the bank’s artificial-intelligence efforts. Elkan will build and lead a “center of excellence to drive machine learning and artificial intelligence strategy and automation,” the bank said in an internal memo viewed by Business Insider. Goldman Sachs has hired a senior
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The French-language movie Les Affames (“The Ravenous”) isn’t out to reinvent the zombie movie. Canadian writer-director Robin Aubert is a fan of the genre, and he knows the tropes: the growing hordes of shambling monsters, the thrown-together crew of mismatched survivors, the sudden attacks that winnow them down one by one, the understanding that even
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