Facebook denies call-logging, apologizes for Cambridge AnalyticaIn today's tech news, Facebook denies logging calls without user permission and apologizes for the Cambridge Analytica breach while Apple gears up for its Chicago event.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. Facebook has denied logging Android call and SMS data without users' permission. On Saturday, Ars Technica reported some Facebook users had found years of call and text data in their downloadable Facebook data file. But Facebook says users have to expressly agree to log calls and SMS while linking their number to. [MUSIC] A week after the Facebook Cambridge analytica scandal broke, the social media giant has apologized in a full page ad running several US and UK newspapers on Sunday. In the ads, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the scandal was a breach of trust and the company is now investigating every single app With access to large amounts of Facebook data. [MUSIC] And finally, Apple is gearing up for its big education event in Chicago on Tuesday. Early rumors suggest we could see lower-cost iPads with more Apple Pencil support, as well as coding initiatives for students. It's Apple's first purely education-focused event since 2012, and comes ahead of its Worldwide Developers Conference in June. [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the cnet tech today app in the Apple or Google Play stores.