European Court Asked to Rule on Facebook Data Transfers

The European Court of Justice has been asked to consider whether Facebook’s Dublin-based subsidiary can legally transfer users’ personal data to its U.S. parent, after Ireland’s top court said Tuesday that there are “well-founded concerns” the practice violates European law.

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News Outlets’ Assessment of Trump Depends on Audience

News stories from outlets with a politically right-leaning audience are five times more likely to have a positive assessment of the Trump administration than stories from publications with a left-leaning or mixed audience, according to a Pew Research Center report released Monday.

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Gesture-Control Tech Set to Replace TV Remote Control

You may soon be able to change the channel by lifting your cat or replay the game-winning touchdown by sticking your left elbow out, with new gesture-control technology that uses objects or users’ body parts to replace traditional remote-control devices – a development that could revolutionize media consumption and reduce frustrations felt by TV viewers worldwide. 

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