Facebook suspends more data firms, luxury travel coming to spaceIn today's news, Facebook suspends two more data analytics companies, California steps closer to driverless passenger cars and the wealthiest travelers can aspire to a new destination.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. Facebook has suspended two more data analytics companies from its platform over allegations they improperly collected user data. Canadian firm Aggregate IQ was suspended on Friday while a second company cubeyou was suspended Sunday after CNBC revealed the firm was sharing Facebook user data with Marketers. The suspensions come just three weeks after Facebook banned Cambridge Analytica over a scandal that saw the improper use of data from 87 million Facebook users. California's Public Utility Commission has released a proposal for a pilot program to test autonomous passenger services on its roads. The program covers cars operated both with and without a backup driver. The announcement comes a month after a woman was hit and killed in Arizona by a driverless car operated by Uber. And finally, space holidays are one step closer after US space technology startup Orion Span unveiled plans for its first-ever luxury space hotel. The Aurora station will let travellers stay in low-earth orbit as part of a 12-day astronaut and training experience. Costing a cool $9.5 million dollars. Orien spends his construction on the station will begin next year and is hosting the first tourists in 2022. Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNet Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play stores. [BLANK_AUDIO]