While sitting before the Senate’s Commerce and Judiciary committees earlier this year to answer questions about his company’s alleged involvement in illegal spying and tracking of users, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was asked something along the lines of: do you have the ability to basically “listen” to what your users do outside of the social media platform?
Not that anyone ever really used it anyway, but social networking site Google Plus is officially going the way of the dodo bird after it was revealed that private data on hundreds of thousands of users was leaked due to a “bug.”
A new report from Bloomberg News revealed a deal between Google and Mastercard that allowed the Silicon Valley giant to track certain retail purchases.
Google parent Alphabet, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, and Salesforce.com have launched a campaign for restrictions on data sharing between hospitals to be dropped.
People love taking pictures. Whether it’s of food, places, their pets, and especially themselves, most people just can’t help but press the shutter button on cameras and capture images that they’ll review once or twice later but inevitably forget about.
A consumer group is urging major retailers to withdraw a number of “connected” or “intelligent” toys likely to be popular at Christmas, after finding security failures that it warns could put children’s safety at risk.
Tests carried out by Which? with the German consumer group Stiftung Warentest, and other security research experts, found flaws in Bluetooth and wifi-enabled toys that could enable a stranger to talk to a child.
You may not have noticed, but there are two kinds of countries in the world these days: Dictatorships led by authoritarians and democracies that are slowly being taken over by authoritarians. Put Australia into the latter.
Organic & Healthy reports that the land Down Under has become the first nation to begin microchipping its citizens, though NBC News predicted some years ago that, by 2017, Americans would all be microchipped.
Europe wants to impose its ‘right to be forgotten’ on Google search results in the U.S.
Office of Personnel Management director Katherine Archuleta has resigned, one day after the agency said that as many as 25 million people were affected by the massive data breach.
Uber, the popular mobile ride-finding app, has been at the center of controversy since its launch in 2009.