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Documents show Facebook gave preferential access to data to certain companies

LONDON: Facebook Inc (FB.O) gave certain companies, including Netflix (NFLX.O) and Airbnb, preferential access to user data, according to the company’s internal documents released by a British lawmaker. Dating app Badoo and Lyft were among the other companies 'whitelisted' for access to friends' data, the documents here made public on Wednesday by Damian Collins showed. Collins obtained the documents from Six4Three, an app developer that is currently engaged in a legal battle with Facebook.  “The documents Six4Three…

Pakistan seeks preferential access to US textile market

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has asked United States to provide preferential access to its textile market and ease visa process for exporters of IT-related services to further strengthen the bilateral trade ties. Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan said this during council meeting of 8th Trade & Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in Islamabad on Tuesday. The minister is heading the Pakistan delegation to deliberate upon trade ties between the two countries. The US delegation at the meeting is led by United…