The Uber ride sharing application is seen running on an iPhone in this photo illustration taken on 28 August, 2017. Photo: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Uber has agreed to expand a proposed settlement with the FTC to include a 2016 breach that it didn't disclose until after it settled last summer over its privacy and security practices.

Backstory: In November, Uber disclosed that a year prior, hackers had accessed the account information of millions of customers—something it had concealed because it had convinced the hackers to delete the data in exchange for $100,000 as part of its bounty program.

  • The initial settlement stemmed from a similar 2014 incident in which hackers accessed the information of more than 100,000 drivers. Earlier in 2017 Uber also settled with the FTC over claims it made about how much drivers can earn.

The new settlement proposal includes additional requirements, such as that Uber submit to the FTC all required third-party audits of Uber’s privacy program instead of just the initial ones.

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Harris: "Women are going to be a priority" in Biden administration

Sen. Kamala Harris at an event in Wilmington, Del. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

In her first sit-down interview since being named Joe Biden's running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris talked about what she'll do to fight for women if elected VP, and how the Democrats are thinking about voter turnout strategies ahead of November.

What they're saying: "In a Biden-Harris administration women are going to be a priority, understanding that women have many priorities and all of them must be acknowledged," Harris told The 19th*'s Errin Haines-Whack.

Facebook goes after Apple

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Facebook is seeking to force a face-off with Apple over its 30% in-app purchase commission fee, which Facebook suggests hurts small businesses struggling to get by during the pandemic.

The big picture: Facebook has never publicly gone after Apple, a key strategic partner, this aggressively. Both companies face antitrust scrutiny, which in Apple's case has centered on the very fee structure Facebook is now attacking.

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Exclusive: UAE wants Israel normalization finalized "as soon as possible," minister says

The UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Gargash, told me in an exclusive interview that his country wants to implement its normalization deal with Israel “as soon as possible."

What he's saying: Gargash said he was confident that the U.S.-brokered deal moved Israeli annexation of the West Bank off the table for a “long time.” He also said Israeli tourists would soon be able to travel to the UAE.