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Network Outage and Whistleblower give Facebook Critics new Fuel for Fire
Network Outage and Whistleblower give Facebook Critics new Fuel for Fire
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Network Outage and Whistleblower give Facebook Critics new Fuel for Fire

Two nearly simultaneous events surrounding social network behemoth Facebook have recently directed public attention towards the network’s impact and power, giving Facebook critics new momentum: After an outage of the most important Facebook services last Monday that lasted several hours, former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen made serious accusations against the company before the US Senate the following day.

Theranos: user-friendliness and/or technological progress
Theranos: user-friendliness and/or technological progress
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Theranos: user-friendliness and/or technological progress

Theranos was founded in 2003 by Elizabeth Holmes. The rise and subsequent trouble of the laboratory diagnostics company illustrates that usability does not suffice for the success of product and business ideas if the technological progress cannot keep up.

20 Years of 9/11: Full Circle from Bush to Biden
20 Years of 9/11: Full Circle from Bush to Biden
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20 Years of 9/11: Full Circle from Bush to Biden

Exactly 20 years ago, on 11 September 2001, the USA was shaken by the worst terrorist attacks in its history. The attacks on the World Trade Center in New York claimed the lives of 3,000 people. They changed world politics. The effects are still a big issue today – keyword Afghanistan.