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Roughly 87 million people had their Facebook data stolen by the political research firm Cambridge Analytica. And starting today, Facebook will finally notify the people who had their information scooped up. About 70 million are in the US, while the rest are primarily in the UK, Indonesia and the Philippines, but there are over 300,000 Australians affected.

On Wednesday, the Senate's permanent subcommittee on investigations announced it was launching a probe into the pricing of Mylan's EpiPen, the life-saving allergy treatment device which cost about $US57 ($74) in 2007 and is priced at around $US600 ($782) today.

Blackberry's most loyal customer has always been the US government. But it looks like things are changing, for the Senate at least. According to a memo, the US Senate is ending its years-long relationship with Blackberry.

Facebook is enacting a number of changes to its trending news module following a two-week internal investigation. The company's announcement comes in response to a letter of inquiry from the US Senate Commerce Committee, issued one day after Gizmodo reported on the allegations of one former "news curator" for the trending section, who alleged coworkers regularly suppressed topics of interest to conservative readers.