By The Washington Post | April 23, 2019 at 11:12 am By Tony Romm | Washington Post WASHINGTON — Federal regulators should hold Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg “individually liable for the company’s repeated violations of Americans’ privacy,” Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden said Tuesday in a letter to the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC has been probing Facebook since March 2018 to determine if it violated a 2011 agreement with the government to better protect the private data of its users. Wyden’s call for accountability follows a report by the Post last week that the FTC is reviewing Zuckerberg’s past statements and could seek more oversight of his leadership as part of a settlement to end the federal inquiry. In his letter, Wyden expressed concern that Zuckerberg, the “public face” of the company, is also its majority shareholder, which “insulates him from accountability to Facebook’s board and shareholders.” The … [Read more...] about Senator wants Zuckerberg to be held liable for Facebook’s privacy violations
By Brady MacDonald | [email protected] | Southern California News GroupPUBLISHED: April 23, 2019 at 10:25 am | UPDATED: April 23, 2019 at 10:30 am Any trip to Disneyland requires comfortable walking shoes, a pair of sunglasses, plenty of money and one other essential: Your mobile phone. For the moment, Disney is making a calculated bet that the digital hub of Disneyland and Disney California Adventure is already in your pocket or purse. The smartphone is currently the place to check wait times, collect FastPasses, play games and order food at the Anaheim theme parks with plans for more digital experiences on the way. So what does a fully digitally enabled Disneyland look like? Disney’s theme parks in Florida and overseas offer a glimpse of what the future may hold for the Disneyland Resort. At Disney’s Florida parks, visitors use MagicBands as a digital wallet, hotel key, admission ticket and much more. The wristband transmitters utilize radio frequency technology … [Read more...] about What will the digital future of Disneyland look like?
San Francisco 49ers' Robbie Gould (9) celebrates following their 25-23 win against the Tennessee Titans for their NFL game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) San Francisco 49ers' Robbie Gould (9) is congratulated on his field goal by San Francisco 49ers' Laken Tomlinson (75) against the Chicago Bears in the second quarter at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds San Francisco 49ers' Robbie Gould (9) kicks a field goal against the Seattle Seahawks in the third quarter at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) San Francisco 49ers' Robbie Gould (9) kicks a field goal against the Oakland Raiders in the second quarter at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) San Francisco … [Read more...] about Kicker Robbie Gould requests trade from 49ers
By Jon Becker | [email protected] | PUBLISHED: April 23, 2019 at 3:32 pm | UPDATED: April 23, 2019 at 3:33 pm Click here if you’re unable to view the video or gallery on your mobile device. Get live NHL Stanley Cup playoff updates, news and analysis during the winner-take-all Game 7 of the Sharks’ first-round series against the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday at 7 p.m. from SAP Center. San Jose is on the verge of completing the stunning rebound from a 3-1 series deficit against Vegas, thanks to Sunday’s thrilling double-overtime victory in Game 6. Tomas Hertl’s shorthanded goal 11:17 into the second overtime won it for the Sharks, who got a franchise-record 58 saves from goalie Martin Jones. How incredible was Sunday night’s finish? Hertl’s shorthanded goal marked the first time in NHL postseason history that a game that went multiple overtimes was decided on a shorthanded goal. Vegas, which has to be asking itself how it lost despite … [Read more...] about Live playoff updates: Sharks vs. Golden Knights, Game 7 on Tuesday
By Alma Fausto and Eric Licas | [email protected] | Southern California News Group PUBLISHED: April 23, 2019 at 12:13 pm | UPDATED: April 23, 2019 at 12:28 pm A Southern California woman who had been missing since Friday is one of two people found dead in a Newport Beach apartment, coroner’s officials said Monday. The bodies were found by a man returning home around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. One of them was his roommate, the other a woman he didn’t know, Newport Beach Police Department spokeswoman Heather Rangel said. She was identified as Wendi Miller, 48, of Costa Mesa, the mother of two and CEO of a nonprofit agency that advocates for children in the justice system. She had been reported missing when she failed to show up for a family event on Easter. The dead man is Darren Partch, 38, according to the Orange County coroner’s office. Police said investigators did not find signs of a break-in and were treating the crime as a double homicide, according to … [Read more...] about Missing California mom dead in locked apartment; double homicide, police say