Sunday's technology stories

Personal data of 500 million users surfaces in leak that Facebook calls "old"

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg remotely testifying before a House Judiciary Subcommittee in July 2020. Photo: Mandel Ngan/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

A leaker said Saturday they are providing personal information on 533 million Facebook users, including phone numbers, locations, birthdates and other data.

The latest: Though the data is resurfacing, the issue connected to the leaked data was "found and fixed" in August 2019, a Facebook spokesperson told Axios in a statement.

Amazon walks back denial, acknowledges issue of delivery drivers urinating in bottles

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Amazon has apologized to Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisc.), saying the company's recent tweet denying that drivers urinate in water bottles was "incorrect."

What they're saying: "[W]e know that drivers can and do have trouble finding restrooms because of traffic or sometimes rural routes, and this has been especially the case during Covid when many public restrooms have been closed," the company wrote in a blog post.