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NOW IN TECH: Bill Gates named most admired man in the world
YOUR DAILY DOSE OF TECH NEWS ON 04/11/2018
Ke Feng
By Ke Feng
Apr 12, 2018
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1.Bill Gates named most admired man in the world

In a recent survey, Bill Gates beat out former US President Barack Obama, martial artist and actor Jackie Chan and Chinese President Xi Jinping for the top spot. The poll came from 37000 young man and women from 35 countries.

 

2. Mark Zuckerberg revealed that his data was harvested

Mark Zuckerberg has revealed that his data was among that harvested in a privacy scandal. Facebook CEO made the disclosure during his second day of being questioned in Washington. In a related development, the political consultancy at the heart of the affair has announced its acting chief executive is stepping down. He also revealed that his firm was exploring whether to take action against the University of Cambridge.The institution is where the researcher Aleksandr Kogan, who had collected and sold personal data to Cambridge Analytica, was based.

 

3. Apple hits 40 million subscribers

Apple Music now has 40 million subscribers, a 2 million increase compared to 2 months ago. However, it is 30 million fewer than Spotify, the currently most popular music app in America. Meanwhile, Apple confirmed that Oliver Schusser will overseas the streaming and becomes the new leader for Apple Music.


4. Uber enters bike industry

Uber is looking to give people more options for getting around in US cities. The ride-hailing company said it's expanding its partnerships with several companies that deal with other types of transportation. Currently, it’s going into bike industry despite witnessing the massive failure in China.


5. This is probably the best question from Zuckerberg’s hearing

"If a version of Facebook will always be free, how do you sustain a business model in which users don't pay for your service?" Sen. Orrin Hatch, the 84-year-old Republican from Utah asked. Zuckerberg paused and responded, "Senator, we 

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