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Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint

(Richard Drew/AP) July 23 at 2:31 PM The Federal Trade Commission plans to allege that Facebook misled users’ about its handling of their phone numbers as part of a wide-ranging complaint that accompanies a settlement ending the government’s privacy probe, according to two people familiar with the matter. In the complaint, which has not yet […]

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In China, a deep brain stimulation implant is being used to treat addiction

Deep brain stimulation is a procedure in which a pacemaker-like “neurostimulator” is used to zap specific regions of the brain. While it’s not yet fully understood, early research indicates that it could be useful for treating a range of neurological disorders, including Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and depression. Now researchers in China have taken the next step […]

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We had a competitive distance runner try this $500 running watch for 1,000 miles – and it's better than anything he's ever used

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. A high-quality GPS running watch provides accurate data about your runs, displays the information you want clearly on one screen, and is packed full of other useful metrics. […]