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FTC is reportedly investigating Facebook's use of personal data...
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Former officials have been worried that Facebook's data sharing with Cambridge Analytica may have violated the FTC consent decree, and it looks like existing officials share their concern. Bloomberg sources have claimed that the FTC is probing Faceb..
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 16:07 UTC
Is leaving Facebook the only way to protect your data?...
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What can users do to gain back control of their data or limit how much is shared?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 16:06 UTC
Cops demand Google phone data for anyone who came near crime scenes...
It's a drag 'net. Cops in North Carolina have served Google with at least five sweeping search warrants demanding the cell phone data for every single person who happened to be in the vicinity of various crimes over the past year, according to a n
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 05:14 UTC
Uber halts self-driving car tests after fatal crash...
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Ride-hailing firm Uber has paused tests of its self-driving cars in four North American cities after a fatal accident involving one of them.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-19 23:22 UTC
Navis to equip COSCO Shipping Ports with N4 -
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Navis, part of Cargotec, has entered into a subscription agreement with Cosco Shipping Ports Ltd. (CSP) for the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS). With the help of Navis N4 CSP aims to further enhance the efficiency of its port operations.
By PortToday on 2018-03-16 10:04 UTC
Is The Apple Store The New DMV? Customers Say It's 'A Lot Like Purgatory'...
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Apple customers are not satisfied with the Apple Store's customer service lately, comparing it to the DMV...and Hell. Steve Jobs would not be impressed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-15 18:53 UTC
Patch LOSE-day: Microsoft secures servers of the world. By disconnecting them...
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Botched patch snatches static IPs, replaces them with world of admin pain Microsoft's Tuesday patch-fest may have reacted quite negatively with Windows Server 2008 R2 running VMware, leaving servers offline and administrators scrambling to recover IP
By viper1 on 2018-03-14 17:13 UTC
Google banning cryptocurrency ads...
The ban, which follows a similar move by Facebook, would cover all related information too, such as initial coin offerings, exchanges and wallets and trading advice.
By viper1 on 2018-03-14 17:13 UTC
Firefox news: Fresh releases, Firefox Quantum for Enterprise, privacy protections...
Firefox 59 (for desktop and mobile) and Firefox ESR 52.7 have been released to the public. Privacy enhancements and security fixes The former sports some performance enhancements that should lead to faster load times, new search engine options for German
By viper1 on 2018-03-14 17:12 UTC
Ripple wants to invest in startups that will put its XRP cryptocurrency to work...
Payments company Ripple says it plans to invest in startups and technology companies to develop more uses for XRP, its cryptocurrency that is currently the..
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-14 04:05 UTC
Public's Positive Perception Of Google And Apple Sharply Dropped in 2017, Says Poll...
Both Apple and Google aren't the darlings of Silicon Valley anymore, according to a new survey, showing a precipitous drop in positive public perception.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-13 15:37 UTC
Millennials are starting to hate social media, too...
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Even millennials are getting sick of Instagram. More than half of users between the ages of 18 and 24 revealed they are "seeking relief from social media," according to a survey. The most popular apps to quit permanently are Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as the dating app Tinder.
By lovenpeace on 2018-03-09 03:27 UTC
New federal rules on Facebook and Google ads may not be in place for 2018 midterms...
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The FEC has been negotiating new disclosure requirements aimed at preventing foreign influence on U.S. elections.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-08 23:50 UTC
Senate hopeful flashes anti-Google credentials in election bid...
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Missouri attorney general Hawley hopes to ride anti-tech wave In another sign that anti-tech sentiment is rising in the United States, the Attorney General of Missouri is using his stance against Google as a platform to run for a Senate seat this November
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-08 23:46 UTC
Publishers Are Switching Domain Names To Try To Stay Ahead Of Facebook’s Algorithm Changes...
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Domain hopping is one way publishers are combatting declining traffic from Facebook while also staying one step ahead of advertising blacklists. How much longer will it work?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-08 20:14 UTC
Alexa's unprompted fits of creepy laughter have users freaked out; Amazon 'working to fix it'...
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It's quiet in the house. Nobody else is home and the cat is fast asleep. Then you hear a disembodied woman's voice let out a short, mocking cackle. No, you're (probably) not being haunted, it's just Amazon's Alexa voice assistant malfu
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-08 19:35 UTC
Peter Thiel's dream of a floating libertarian utopia may have finally been killed...
The Seasteading Institute wants to build a floating libertarian utopia in the middle of the ocean. But a key partner has pulled out of the plans.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-08 17:33 UTC
Adult dorms in Silicon Valley? Maybe the millennials were right...
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Commentary: Why are hard-working adults in San Francisco living in dorm rooms? This "lazy millennial" has a theory.
By ceres on 2018-03-08 17:09 UTC
Fake cryptocurrency lists 'Ryan Gosling' as its graphic designer...
A cryptocurrency with Ryan Gosling as the graphic designer? This is obviously (and dangerously) fake...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-05 00:42 UTC
How Silicon Valley went from 'don't be evil' to doing evil...
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The tech giants now constitute the world’s five largest companies in market capitalization. Rather than idealistic newcomers, they increasingly reflect the worst of American capitalism — squashing competitors, using indentured servants, attempting to fix wages, depressing incomes, creating ever
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-04 15:38 UTC
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