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A study carried out by Italian researchers found that participants were willing to sell data for a median minimum price of €2

It has been a watershed year for internet users: the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook scandal highlighted the extent to which tech giants are harvesti(...)

Facebook’s share price sank to a 19-month low last week as Wall Street digested a New York Times article that detailed the ways the social media giant used “delay, deny and deflect” tactics in response to scandals. Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters

Does anyone like Facebook right now? The social media giant has had an excruciating 2018, much of which it has spent being excoriated by civil rights (...)

Facebook reported its slowest revenue growth in about six years in the third quarter of the year. It doesn’t look like it will get much better – in the short term anyway. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

This has been a tough year for Facebook. The Cambridge Analytica scandal in March, a data breach in September that exposed the private data of million(...)

Facebook’s founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has about 60% voting power, according to a filing in July. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Several public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday backed a proposal to remove chief executive Mark Zuckerberg as chairman, saying the(...)

The country’s top-ranked unversity fell three places to 120th place in The Times Higher Education world university rankings for 2019. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Trinity College Dublin has slipped again in the latest set of influential global university rankings. The country’s top-ranked university fell three (...)

Former US vice-president Joe Biden at a reception for the launch of the Cambridge History of Ireland at the Irish ambassador’s residence in Washington on Monday night. Photograph: Marty Katz

Former vice-president Joe Biden has praised the role played by immigration in the emergence of modern America, in a speech at the residence of the Iri(...)

 American molecular biologist and  co-discoverer of the structure of DNA James Watson: Trump has not been good for science. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It is clear that the pursuit of greatness has driven James Watson throughout his remarkable life. It was an essential motivator in his part in the di(...)

Prof Jeffrey Ullman: “It’s not really a new phenomenon that people try to influence other people, and do that often by trying to know about them. It’s just become easier to do what people have been trying to do all along.”

Our relatively recent and rapid transformation into a data-driven, data-devouring society comes as no big surprise to Jeffrey Ullman, a pioneering fig(...)

Ella Rasmussen’s doctors started to prod her about children when she turned 30. She was single, suffered from endometriosis, and contemplated a hyster(...)

Artificial intelligence has the potential to improve both compliance and the accuracy of retinal imaging, Microsoft’s chief medical officer Dr Simon Kos says.

In Ireland 6.5 per cent of adults aged between 20 and 79 live with diabetes. Unfortunately, the condition is the leading cause of blindness among adul(...)

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