Ex-Cambridge Analytica employees spin out new company to scour your search history

Tom Allen
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Cambridge Analytica broke apart after its role in a Facebook data breach, affecting 87 million users, was revealed
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Cambridge Analytica broke apart after its role in a Facebook data breach, affecting 87 million users, was revealed

Auspex International investor says that Google history is more valuable than Facebook data

Another new firm has been set up by former Cambridge Analytica employees, after the company was forced to close in the wake of a data-sharing scandal earlier this year. Cambridge Analytica is ef...

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