Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's Compensation Up By 54% In 2017

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The cost of protecting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has shot up over the past year, according to the company's latest regulatory filing. He said he'd have to get back to her with an answer.

"Because of the high visibility of our company, our compensation and governance committee has authorized an overall security program for Mark Zuckerberg to address safety concerns due to specific threats to his safety arising directly as a result of his position as our founder, Chairman, and CEO", Facebook said in its disclosure.

Earlier this week, the company announced the launch of the Data Abuse Bounty to reward Facebook users who report any misuse of data by app developers.

Goldman Sachs acquired the personal finances application Clarity Money
Pacifica Capital Investments Llc decreased Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) stake by 1.43% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. (NYSE:GS). Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters anticipate first quarter income of $ 5.57 per share from revenue of $ 8.69 billion.

Zuckerberg also faced several questions from lawmakers about how long it takes for Facebook to delete user data from its systems. And there is a growing unease that tech giants are unfairly manipulating users. Facebook users can check which category they fall under by going to Settings and Privacy, Account Settings, Ads, Your Information and then Your Categories.

Regulators have won some victories. But fallout from Facebook's most recent data-sharing scandal has left plenty of users wary of the service and helped convince Bumble's creators that it's time for an update.

For 689,000 users, they tweaked the algorithm running their news feeds so that it would display either slight more or slightly less status updates from friends that contained positive or negative words. But civil liberties experts warn that face recognition technology could threaten the ability of Americans to remain anonymous online, on the street and at political protests. Hypothetical situations proposed by Congress were shut down by Zuckerberg, stating that there is a "core misunderstanding" of how Facebook works in regard to user information.

Russian hackers 'already targeting United Kingdom for revenge'
Mr Martin said GCHQ, NCSC's parent organisation, had tracked the threat posed by Russian cyber-gangs for more than 20 years. The alert came from the Britain's National Cyber Security Centre, DHS and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.

David Vladeck, a Georgetown University law professor who headed the FTC's bureau of consumer protection when Facebook signed the deal, said in a blog post this month that Facebook's argument that it didn't violate the deal are "far-fetched".

"Congresswoman, I don't remember if we had a financial penalty", Zuckerberg said under questioning by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., on Wednesday.

"Just the way your browsing activity is monitored by browsers like Google, Mozilla and social media; Twitter, Facebook also monitors this information and stores them in the form of cookies on their servers, which they in turn sell to advertisers to have a targeted audience".

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Following reports of an Israeli strike, an Israeli military spokesman said: "I'm not aware of such an incident". Syrian news agency SANA stated that "Syrian air defense shot down missiles which violated airspace over Homs".

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