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Technical Glitch Causes Flight Delays For At Least Five U.S. Airlines

Early on Monday, several U.S. airlines experienced system outages due to a technical glitch in a shared computer program, authorities said. The Aerodata program — which monitors balance and weight of flights — crashed for a short time. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said several carriers were affected by the outage, including American, Delta, United, Southwest and Alaska Air. Dallas-based Southwest issued a ground stop order for a short time.. ...Read Full Story

Department Of Housing And Urban Development Charges Facebook With Racial Discrimination Through Targeted Ads

On Thursday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) charged Facebook with allegedly encouraging, enabling and causing housing discrimination through its targeted advertising practices.  HUD said that Facebook is violating the Fair Housing Act – federal legislation that prohibits discrimination against people seeking to buy or rent a home, getting a mortgage, seeking housing assistance or engaging in other housing-related activities.. ...Read Full Story