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7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now

We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying device. Even when we...

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now

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Leaked Facebook emails might prove Zuckerberg knew about questionable privacy practices Facebook is under investigation due to policies related to user privacy. Shocking, right? And this time around, things aren’t looking very good for the company, which is already willing to settle the matter by paying a huge penalty. A new repor...
2019-06-13 18:51

Facebook emails seem to show Zuckerberg knew of privacy issues, report claims Firm has uncovered emails that appear to show chief executive’s connection to potentially problematic practices, WSJ reportsFacebook has uncovered emails that appear to show Mark Zuckerberg’s connection to potentially damaging privacy practices at th...
2019-06-13 00:17

Facebook worries emails could show Zuckerberg knew of questionable privacy practices Facebook Inc. uncovered emails that appear to show Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s connection to potentially problematic privacy practices at the company, according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-12 22:00

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
2019-05-22 18:34

California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
2019-05-23 08:17

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
2019-07-10 18:34

Updates to the Privacy Act coming as feds announce promised digital charter Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the digital world....
2019-05-21 21:00

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused fo...
2019-06-01 00:34

Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for digital infrastructure fund -sources Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack, has raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as 5G wireless networks and the Internet of Things ...
2019-06-05 07:00

How digital and marketing executives are taking charge of digital transformation Spreading responsibility for digital transformation beyond the safe confines of the IT department creates benefits for your business and its customers....
2019-07-16 13:34

19 Tricks to Get More Out of Your Amazon Account If you’re one of the millions of people on the planet with an Amazon account, you’ve probably never come close to using all of its services, apps, labyrinthine website menus, and settings screens. Here are 19 tricks to get more out of your Amazon acc...
2019-06-12 21:17

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
2019-07-01 18:00

7 easy tricks you can use to improve your office on a budget As a designer, I often get asked by growing companies how they can improve their offices and create maximum impact with a minimal budget. And it’s a great question, because engaging employees is key to recruitment and retention. So, if you’re looking...
2019-06-10 11:00

How to use the PlayStation 4’s hidden trophy reveal (and other tricks) Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Despite it being almost six years old at the time of writing, the PlayStation 4 still holds some secrets from it...
2019-07-13 00:51

How hackers use tricks to make money from your clicks Online clicks are worth big money. Now hackers are using a cunning set of click-tricks to make money from people visiting websites without them realising...
2019-05-21 21:34

Ferrari tricks could end Mercedes dominance: Vettel Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari have a few tricks up their sleeves for this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix and will need to conjure up something special if they are to end Mercedes' magical run....
2019-06-07 02:17

Ferrari tricks could end Mercedes dominance - Vettel "Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari have a few tricks up their sleeves for this weekend\u0027s Canadian Grand Prix and will need to conjure up something special if they are to end Mercedes\u0027 magical run."...
2019-06-06 23:00

Simone Biles Reminds Us How Deep Every Gymnast's Bag Of Tricks Really Is If I had been drinking something when I clicked play on a video Simone Biles tweeted out on May 28, I would have spat it out. The video in question shows Biles during a training session, once again challenging what I thought I knew about gravity:...
2019-06-05 19:51

The Buccaneers Tried Accounting Tricks To Claim Money From The BP Oil Spill This is something else: A federal appeals court rejected the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ attempt to secure nearly $20 million from a settlement fund designed to compensate victims of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, on the grounds that the Bucs tried ...
2019-05-29 03:34

Word whiz kids tap memory tricks at Spelling Bee Spelling savants traced letters onto their palms or gazed at the ceiling on Wednesday while racking their brains in hopes of advancing to the next level of the Scripps National Spelling Bee....
2019-05-30 06:17

Sideways: Buffett and Icahn – old dogs stick to old tricks Veteran investor Carl Icahn has filed a lawsuit accusing Occidental Petroleum chief executive Vicki Hollub of being played by Warren Buffett in accepting aggressive terms for a $10 billion financing from Berkshire Hathaway to complete an agreed bid o...
2019-06-04 12:51

10 Can’t-Miss Gmail Tips and Tricks That Will Change the Way You Email Summer usually means a vacation from your Gmail inbox. But all your unread emails aren’t going to get answered on their own (well, actually, they might — but I’ll get to that later). Over 281 billion emails were sent last year, acco...
2019-07-02 18:34

Another disturbing ‘dead baby’ doll tricks medics in Queens The false alarm marked the second involving a fake baby in the borough since June 18, when cops and medics were fooled into thinking a tiny figure in a Bayside park was a rotting corpse....
2019-07-04 11:51

Cavallini, David hat-tricks power Canada into quarter-finals Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David each scored a hat-trick as Canada romped to a record-setting 7-0 win over Cuba in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday to seal their spot in the Gold Cup quarter-finals....
2019-06-24 09:17

Physics Tricks to Make Steph Curry's Golf Show More Extreme *Holey Moley* forces mini-golfers to surmount an obstacle course to win. But the options for physics-inspired golf stunts are endless—here are a few ideas....
2019-06-27 22:51

A 'Jeopardy!' contestant has taken home more than $2 million in a 27-day winning streak. Here are the tricks he's using to stay on top. Jeopardy Productions, Inc./AP James Holzhauer, the current reigning "Jeopardy!" champion, is on a 27-day winning streak. The Las Vegas resident and professional sports gambler has taken home more than $2 million so far. Holzhauer's impressive daily...
2019-05-26 01:17

Dropped wrappers and dirty cups: the tricks bosses play at interviews Employers have shared some of the ways they pick a suitable candidate. But does washing your coffee mug mean you’re right for the job?For some employers, doing extensive prep for an interview and arriving on time isn’t enough. They may also subject y...
2019-06-05 21:00

Olivia Wilde talks Booksmart and borrowing directing tricks from Scorsese Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, the coming-of-age tale Booksmart, follows best friends and academic overachievers Amy and Molly as they attempt to cram four years of raucous fun into the night before their high school graduation. Ahead of the film’...
2019-05-23 20:51

Florida man tricks suspected burglar into thinking iPhone was gun until cops arrived A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back by holding his iPhone like a gun on the man until police arrived....
2019-06-14 21:51

Sex, dragons and dirty tricks – video games for Game of Thrones fans From royal role-playing to battle simulators, these games will satisfy Westeros refugees as the TV saga nears its endPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Continue reading......
2019-05-21 16:17

Ask The Salty Waitress: Know any Jedi mind tricks for servers to get bigger tips? Dear Salty: I just graduated from college and I’m waitressing this summer. I’m good at serving (at least that’s what my boss says), I enjoy the customers, and I consider my job fun. So please know I’m slightly embarrassed to ask this question: Do you...
2019-06-14 18:51

Today's Internet Artifact Is Tiny Rose Lavelle Doing Soccer Tricks To Eurythmics Before Rose Lavelle was a World Cup champion, a bronze ball winner, or a USWNT player, she was a kid doing totally sick soccer tricks in her backyard so she could impress Grandma. Apparently, in addition to Mia Hamm, Rose loved Eurythmics....
2019-07-10 01:17

Oculus Quest developer shares tricks to optimize Rift and Vive ports An early third-party Quest developer says that surprising art optimizations make a huge difference in enabling Oculus Rift apps to run on mobile hardware.Read More...
2019-06-17 19:51

8 Tips and Tricks for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, Where Pokémon Go Meets the Wizarding World Magic is on the loose, and it’s up to wizards to cover it up before muggles figure out what’s going on. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is the latest mobile game from Niantic, the team behind Pokémon Go, where players venture out into ...
2019-07-02 18:34

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 10: Geto Boys 'My Mind's Playing Tricks On Me' x Isaac Hayes 'Hung Up On My Baby' Like many of us, I spent various moments yesterday reading mixed reporting on the status of Bushwick Bill, member of pioneering Houston rap group, Geto Boys....
2019-06-11 01:34

They Knew Stephen Curry When. His N.B.A. Evolution Has Them Asking ‘How?’ Will Archambault and Max Paulhus Gosselin, two of Curry’s former teammates at Davidson, have called the N.B.A. finals from Montreal together for the last two years....
2019-06-12 00:51

Who Knew Signs of the Apocalypse Would Be So Adorable? Imagine for a moment that you’re having a boring Tuesday evening at work watching the radar in Southern California for the National Weather Service. Read more......
2019-06-07 10:34

Led by Donkeys show their faces at last: ‘No one knew it was us’ The four men behind the nationwide Brexit billboard phenomenon finally reveal their identities – in the pub where it all beganThe Birdcage pub in Stoke Newington, north London, seems an unlikely birthplace for a rebellion. On a midweek afternoon, the...
2019-05-25 15:17

5 Fashion Fixes You Never Knew You Needed We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-05-29 16:17

Here's the Wet Hot American Midsommar mashup you knew was coming What do you get when you mix the obnoxious (in a good way) comedy of Wet Hot American Summer with the gory trauma of Ari Aster’s Midsommar? A shockingly great mashup, apparently. Of course, that’s not what you would think, but thanks to the superb, d...
2019-07-13 04:17

Serena knew she had no chance at French: Mouratoglou Serena Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou had written off her chances of winning this year's French Open even before she lost to fellow American Sofia Kenin in the third round on Saturday....
2019-06-02 18:17

Wanda Sykes: If Only You Knew Her Stand-Up Work Better The comedian may be best known for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “black-ish,” but it’s her specials that make her an elite performer. More people should watch....
2019-05-21 23:34

'We knew we had something extraordinary': looking back on Woodstock, 50 years on In new documentary Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation, the defining festival gets a closer look with never-before-heard insightEarly in the planning of Woodstock, 50 years ago this year, co-founder Joel Rosenmann had a hunch that he and ...
2019-05-25 13:17

11-year-old who stopped intruder with machete says he knew he had to act Macaulay Culkin has nothing on this kid. A machete-wielding 11-year-old North Carolina boy who stopped a home invasion all by himself said he knew he had to take matters into his own hands when a suspect broke into his family’s home in Mebane on Frid...
2019-06-19 21:00

The Loudest Voice Shows Us What We Already Knew. That’s Not Redundant—It’s Exactly What We Need Most people who watch Showtime’s new miniseries The Loudest Voice will go in knowing quite a bit about its protagonist. Though he started in daytime TV, Roger Ailes made his name as a ruthlessly effective media strategist for Richard Nixon, Ron...
2019-06-27 18:34

Lee Iacocca gave people what they wanted, whether they knew it or not Lee Iacocca, who died Tuesday, sold America on the Mustang, the minivan and Chrysler, turning the automaker around through genius salesmanship.       ...
2019-07-03 17:51

Desperados III is the cowboy tactics game I never knew I wanted I’m not going to lie to you. I do not know what a Desperados is. The same goes for Desperados II, which I assume must exist. But I played Desperados III, and I like it. If you’re as clueless about this series as I am, just know that Despe...
2019-06-10 18:17

Konta coach 'knew something would happen' with Briton's form "Jo Konta\u0027s coach Demitri Zavialoff \u0027knew something would happen\u0027 with the Briton\u0027s form ahead of her superb run in the French Open."...
2019-06-03 19:51

Kim Darroch: urbane diplomat who knew how to throw a party Darroch’s Washington soirees were places to be seen – especially for members of Trump administrationSir Kim Darroch earned the post of UK ambassador to the US after serving as a close adviser to the governments of Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David C...
2019-07-11 01:17

Kompany reveals moment he knew City career was over "Vincent Kompany said he knew he \"was done\" at Manchester City as soon as he fired in the spectacular winner against Leicester City in their penultimate Premier League game of the season on May 6."...
2019-05-21 18:34

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct before it was revealed by a church investigation....
2019-05-28 21:51

PG&E Knew for Years Its Lines Could Spark Wildfires, and Didn't Fix Them Documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal show that the utility has long been aware that parts of its 18,500-mile transmission system were dangerously outdated. That includes towers on the line that sparked last year’s deadly Camp Fire....
2019-07-10 17:34

How my lost wedding rings led me to a sister I never knew existed When Brittany Oliver, then 29, looked down at her left hand on a beautiful day, she felt like she’d been punched in the stomach: Her diamond wedding rings were gone. Incredibly, she would get them back the next day — and that would lead her to a new ...
2019-07-11 10:51

What oil companies knew: the great climate cover-up - podcast Oil firms are said to have known for decades of the link between burning fossil fuels and climate breakdown. Author Bill McKibben describes how industry lobbying created a 30-year barrier to tackling the crisis. Plus: John Stewart on his campaign to ...
2019-06-19 08:34

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
2019-05-29 01:17

'I was not involved': Trump says he knew nothing about USS John McCain order President Trump said he had no knowledge of the White House’s request to move the warship USS John S. McCain "out of sight" ahead of his recent visit to Japan....
2019-05-30 19:34

That's Not Even Her Real Name: 70 Fascinating Facts About Meryl Streep You Probably Never Knew What do you get for the actress who's been given the most award nominations of anyone in her industry, living or dead? That's the question we all must ponder as we prepare to......
2019-06-22 23:00

The Latest: 2 school presidents knew of racist yearbook pic FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2019 file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. A law firm has completed its investigation into how ...
2019-05-22 22:34

On Comedy: Wanda Sykes: If Only You Knew Her Stand-Up Work Better The comedian may be best known for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “black-ish,” but it’s her specials that make her an elite performer. More people should watch....
2019-05-21 22:17

Justices: Proof needed that person knew he couldn’t have gun WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says prosecutors must prove that people charged with violating federal gun laws knew they were not allowed to have a weapon. The government says the decision could affect thousands of prosecutions of convicted crim...
2019-06-21 19:17

An Investigation Into Whether Bran Stark Knew His Game of Thrones Fate All Along Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. Depending on who you ask, the Game of Thrones series finale may or may not have left viewers with a number of unanswered questions. But one query that seems to be on many fans’ ...
2019-05-21 14:39

Leaping Brad Pitt Knew What He Was Doing When He Photobombed Margot Robbie Brad Pitt has been working in Hollywood for a long time. According to IMDB.com his first role was an uncredited part as a beach bum in Hunk in 1987, followed by roles in Growing Pains and Glory Days before his breakout role in Thelma & Louise in 1991...
2019-07-12 19:51

The moment Michael Phelps knew he needed help battling depression Michael Phelps gave new look into his past struggles with anxiety and depression, tweeting that at one point he “questioned whether or not I wanted to be alive anymore.” The 23-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer, who first opened up about his battle ...
2019-05-27 15:51

I Love You, Now Die questions everything we thought we knew about the case against Michelle Carter As technology continues to permeate the most intimate spaces of our personal lives, it’s becoming ever more common for humanity’s darkest impulses to leak out of our brains and onto our smartphone screens, leaving the law scrambling to catch up. Docu...
2019-07-09 19:00

Fired NYC Ballet dancer claims ex knew about nude pictures A former principal dancer at the New York City Ballet claims his ex-girlfriend — who sued him for allegedly sharing secretly-recorded naked photos and videos of her and other ballerinas — agreed to the racy pics and even asked for similar photos from...
2019-06-13 02:51

Colts knew LB Okereke faced sexual assault accusation Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard admitted Wednesday that he knew linebacker Bobby Okereke faced a sexual assault allegation in 2015 at Stanford when the team selected the linebacker in the third round of April's draft....
2019-06-06 02:34

Ex-VW Chief Knew of Diesel Scheme Years Earlier Than He Admitted, S.E.C. Says The allegation, included in a lawsuit accusing the carmaker of defrauding investors, is likely to bolster claims by investors seeking billions of dollars in damages over an emissions-cheating scandal....
2019-05-21 17:17

Baby Jane Dexter, Singer Who Knew Heartbreak, Dies at 72 A fixture of the New York cabaret scene, she took a long hiatus in the 1980s to deal with depression but, she said, “was able to take my life back through music.”...
2019-05-24 23:34

Huawei CEO says banks knew about the company's allegedly criminal activities In an interview with CNBC, Huawei's CEO said the banks at the center of the controversy surrounding his company's activities knew what was happening...
2019-06-20 01:00

Judith Clark knew the Brink’s robbers were ready to kill Weather Underground terrorist Judith Clark was paroled despite admitting she knew her accomplices were ready to kill during a deadly Brink’s armored-car heist in 1981, The Post has learned. At an April 3 appearance before the state Parole Board, offi...
2019-07-01 10:17

Hank Haney deletes US Women’s Open tweet: ‘I knew a Lee would win’ When Jeongeun Lee6 was finishing up her US Women’s Open victory on Sunday, Hank Haney was still hacking away. On Sunday, the SiriusXM PGA Tour host and former Tiger Woods swing coach attempted to clarify the statements that earned him a suspens...
2019-06-03 17:00

The moment Mets knew Dominic Smith ‘turned a corner’ MINNEAPOLIS — When Dominic Smith met with members of the Mets front office who had arrived from the Red Sox last offseason, he was reminded of how highly that organization regarded him. As the 24-year-old outfielder/first baseman recalls, Mets direct...
2019-07-16 06:51

Mueller knew no evidence of collusion against Trump from day one, Devin Nunes says Special Counsel Robert Mueller knew from the beginning of the Russia investigation that there was no evidence of collusion against the Trump presidential campaign, U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes said Wednesday....
2019-05-23 09:51

Ford Knew How Defective Its Fiesta and Focus Transmissions Were for Years: Report I’d call it an open secret in the world of cars but for the fact that everyone knows about it: the dual-clutch transmission in the last-generation Ford Fiesta and Focus was an utter disaster. The gearboxes are plagued with problems like sudden accele...
2019-07-11 16:00

Who Knew Luke's Hometown Date Wouldn't Be The Bachelorette's Most Dramatic Of the Night? Ever since it was reported that Jed Wyatt allegedly had a serious girlfriend right up until he got on the plane to head to The Bachelorette, every date he's been on with Hannah Brown has been......
2019-07-09 04:51

Carrie Underwood gushes over Mike Fisher, reveals how she knew they were 'meant to be' Country darling Carrie Underwood recently opened up about her marriage to Mike Fisher and revealed how she knew the former hockey player was the one she wanted to spend the rest of her life with....
2019-06-21 00:17

He knew the danger, say family of man who drowned in Hampstead Heath swimming pond An architect who drowned in one of Hampstead Heath's swimming ponds "knew the dangers" of swimming there and would not have wanted more safety measures put in place, his family said today....
2019-06-07 15:34

Marriage and children don’t always make women happy. Who knew? | Suzanne Moore Should Prof Paul Dolan’s pronouncements change the way we think about life? Er …Some of my best friends are in a subgroup: “unmarried and childless women”. Its members, according to a professor of behavioural science at the London School of Economics...
2019-05-27 20:34

Officials Knew About Border Agents' Secret Facebook Group for Years Earlier this week, an investigation by ProPublica revealed a secret Facebook group where Border Patrol agents mocked migrant deaths, posted sexist memes about legislators, and made racist comments. Since then, Department of Homeland Security acting s...
2019-07-04 03:34

Do Math in Your Head With These Mental Math Tricks You probably haven’t had to do longhand math in years, but you do mental math every day. Or maybe you google math problems ten times a day, because you’ve forgotten how to do any math beyond your basic multiplication tables. Here are some shortcuts t...
2019-06-11 17:17

Cabbie who allegedly drove hit men knew David Ortiz pal was intended target: report Authorities in the Dominican Republic believe a local cab driver knew that the David Ortiz shooting was going to happen, with investigators saying he allegedly drove some of the suspected hit men to the scene — and later confirmed to cops that ...
2019-06-22 03:51

Bobby Portis: Players knew Durant and Irving had picked Nets for months LAS VEGAS — Bobby Portis, the Knicks’ new 6-foot-11 backup power forward, says all the players knew back in February that Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving were headed to Brooklyn. It seems hard to fathom, but Portis says he had “sources.” “I knew what w...
2019-07-08 08:00

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher speaks out on acquittal: 'We knew the truth the whole time' Decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher joined "Fox & Friends" Wednesday in an exclusive interview after he was found not guilty of murder and attempted murder in the killing of a teenage Islamic State member in Iraq....
2019-07-03 18:17

Saudi Crown Prince Knew Of "Criminal Mission" Targeting Khashoggi: Report A special U.N. investigator on Wednesday called for further investigation of high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-06-19 17:00

Border agency knew of troubling Facebook posts in 2016: acting secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials knew in 2016 about a private Facebook group where border agents posted racist and misogynistic comments, acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan said on Sunday....
2019-07-07 20:34

CBP Leadership ‘Knew for Months’ That Kids Were Kept in Appalling Conditions at Migrant Detention Facilities Conditions at a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas, were so appalling for the migrant children being detained there that some of those who worked at the site sounded the alarm to superiors. But nothing happened until a group of lawyers and lawmake...
2019-07-08 06:51

Chicago detectives knew a Jussie Smollett deal was in the works, new documents show Newly released documents from the Jussie Smollett case show Chicago police detectives knew a month in advance a deal was in the works.        ...
2019-05-31 17:51

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2019-06-01 01:51

Colts knew of Bobby Okereke's sexual assault allegation before drafting Stanford LB The Indianapolis Colts reviewed a Title IX case of alleged sexual assault involving 2019 draft pick Bobby Okereke during his time at Stanford.        ...
2019-06-05 22:51

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented' "The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg tells CNBC's Julia Boorstin after an earnings report that smashed expectations....
2019-05-21 14:32

Taylor Swift's former label boss blasts her Scooter Braun 'bullying' claims, says she knew about sale Taylor Swift lashed out at her Big Machine founder Scott Borchetta for selling the label, including the masters of her first six albums, to Kanye West's former manager Scooter Braun, who she accused of "manipulative bullying." Late Sunday, Borchetta ...
2019-07-01 16:34

This 4-step hair-care system addressed a problem I never knew I had — now I have defined curls instead of frizzy waves Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
2019-05-23 22:51

Olivia Jade knew parents Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli allegedly bribed her way into USC: report Olivia Jade knew full well that her parents, Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli, participated in the college admissions scandal, a new report claims....
2019-05-27 02:51

Deadspin Whoo Buddy, The Lakers Sound Like A Real Mess | Jezebel Olivia Jade Allegedly Knew Aunt Bec Deadspin Whoo Buddy, The Lakers Sound Like A Real Mess | Jezebel Olivia Jade Allegedly Knew Aunt Becky Bribed Her Way Into USC, After All | Splinter U.S. Army’s Call For Stories From Veterans Backfires Horribly | The Root O.J. Simpson’s Former Manage...
2019-05-28 22:34

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.        ...
2019-05-31 15:00

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see greater benefit from its stance beyond today's consumers and devices....
2019-06-28 22:34

'I knew I was done': Woman recounts vicious attack at Dominican Republic resort Tammy Lawrence-Daley says she was beaten for hours and left for dead while vacationing at an all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic.        ...
2019-06-03 17:51

Predicting the future of internet privacy Every day, a new headline reminds us that keeping our online data private remains a constant struggle. Ongoing controversies involving Facebook and other social media sites only reinforce the point. It’s become depressingly common to hear of s...
2019-07-10 19:17

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)        ...
2019-06-04 06:51

Privacy is Apple’s most premium product Apple announced a bunch of cool stuff at its developer conference yesterday: a new Mac pro, iOS 13 with dark mode, a new photos app, and iPadOS with USB stick support. However, Apple was selling another feature to all of us – privacy. No, it wasn’t j...
2019-06-04 12:17

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data protection framework....
2019-07-07 16:00

Having Your ID Scanned at Bars Sucks For Your Privacy We’ve all been there—maybe you’ve had a little too much to drink and a bouncer is questioning your balance as they scan your ID. Unfortunately, at least in some cities in the U.S., a simple interaction with a bouncer gone wrong can mean you’re booted...
2019-05-31 02:51

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-13 02:00

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred for use in schools in the state of Hesse after lawmakers ruled it was gathering information from us...
2019-07-16 12:34

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help bypass various "surveillance" methods employed on the web. The demand for online anonymity has spawned ...
2019-05-22 11:51

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital currency, Libra, which aims to allow users to make purch...
2019-06-18 22:51

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governments as too slow to address many of the internet’s thorniest problems....
2019-06-27 21:17

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commission....
2019-05-25 00:17

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported....
2019-06-13 09:00

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha version to test the waters, but according to a new blog post, the browser is finally ready for action: ...
2019-05-22 12:00

Apple focuses on speed, privacy with new software Apple announced upcoming changes to its phone, watch and computer software that highlight its increasing emphasis on digital services, speed and personal privacy. The software updates were previewed Monday at a conference in San Jose, Calif. (June 3)...
2019-06-04 06:51

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what they see as the worst....
2019-05-23 13:51

New Firefox Competes With Chrome on Speed And Privacy Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox on Tuesday spotlighting its speed and privacy features as the San Francisco-based open source upstarts continue to compete against Google Chrome’s global browser dominance.Read more......
2019-05-22 03:34

Here's Every New Privacy Feature Apple Announced Today Apple has been facing increased criticism of its privacy practices lately and rightfully so. During CES 2019 last year, the company tried trolling visitors of the annual conference—which it famously does not attend—with a brazenly false piece of adve...
2019-06-04 03:51

FTC reportedly investigating YouTube over children's privacy YouTube may have a particularly strong incentive to change how it handles kids' videos -- it appears to be under government scrutiny for its behavior. Sources for both the New York Times and Washington Post assert that the FTC is in the "late s...
2019-06-20 02:00

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
2019-06-19 18:51

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoid...
2019-05-31 20:00

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to trust' them with their personal information in order for it to succeed. (June 18)   ...
2019-06-19 03:00

To Rein In Big Tech, EU Thinks Privacy, Not Prices Europe has taken the lead among democracies in policing the web business. With a mixture of legal actions and new rules tailored for the digital world, the European Union and its member states are trying to rein in the mostly American companies that ...
2019-05-24 18:17

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users. UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday that the popular short-form video app potentially violated GDPR r...
2019-07-02 19:34

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlem...
2019-07-12 23:17

Apple's Newest Luxury Product Is Privacy Apple wants to sell you all kinds of new services: music, magazines, a TV show about the Russians landing on the Moon first. But with the announcement of iOS 13, it looks like the company is turning one of its classic features into a service all its ...
2019-06-04 19:51

The Privacy Problems Lurking in Apple's App Store A decade ago, privacy was declared “dead.” Now it’s risen as a global issue that governments, technologists, and consumers are fighting, often without fully understanding it. And when it comes to privacy, Apple’s App Store is one of the internet’s mo...
2019-06-04 19:51

Privacy-first browsers look to take the shine off Google’s Chrome Before Google, Facebook and Amazon, tech dominance was known by a single name: Microsoft. And no product was more dominant than Microsoft’s web browser, Internet Explorer. The company’s browser was the gateway to the internet for about 95 percent of ...
2019-07-06 05:00

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policies. The company said that it has gone from 2,500 to just 600 words and now describes each rule in 280...
2019-06-06 19:51

Apple's Period Tracker Will Be Relatively Good for Your Privacy When Apple announced this week that they will add a menstrual cycle tracker to the Apple Watch, they were very careful to emphasize that the data you enter will be encrypted on your device, the better to keep your personal information private....
2019-06-05 02:51

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription. It justifies that cost by being as feature complete as possible. It includes an array of keyboard s...
2019-07-03 17:00

WWDC 2019: Apple debuts new privacy features in iOS 13 A new Sign in with Apple button lets users authenticate their identity for app logins using their Apple device rather than their social or personal account logins....
2019-06-04 05:00

Telling Lies Is An Eerie Virtual Invasion of Privacy Telling Lies is an upcoming narrative-driven game that’s the successor to Her Story from creator Sam Barlow. Much like its predecessor, you’ll dig through hours of footage to piece together the mystery of why these four characters’ video conversation...
2019-06-15 20:34

TikTok is under investigation in the UK over children's data privacy rights The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messaging system....
2019-07-03 13:17

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Instead of swiping their cards through the turnstiles of the city’s subway system, they lined up to buy ...
2019-06-21 22:34

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
2019-06-04 05:17

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:34

Pre-saving music online can cost you privacy, report says Fans eager to hear new albums first are warned they give labels extensive access to their data“Pre-saving” albums and singles is an increasingly common part of the promotional process for big music releases – but many users do not realise they are pa...
2019-06-28 18:51

iOS 13: Apple launches faster iPhone software with more privacy Update opens apps twice as fast, includes Sign in with Apple to protect personal dataWWDC Apple developer conference keynote – live!Apple’s latest next version of its iPhone software, iOS 13, will speed up phones, the company has claimed, saying apps...
2019-06-04 07:51

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at the company’s sprawling campus here on Wednesday — but refused to answer any questions about an explos...
2019-06-13 06:00

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesman for the DPC said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 18:00

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administration is thinking about outlawing the use of end-to-end encryption on messaging apps and mobile device...
2019-07-02 01:51

Apple reveals new privacy and security features for iPhones Apple renewed its focus on privacy at its annual developer conference, as well introducing a period tracker for the Apple Watch and announcing new software...
2019-06-04 13:34

Google faces privacy complaints in European countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven other EU countries over the way it deals with data in online advertising....
2019-06-04 15:17

Zuckerberg May Have Known Of Facebook's Suspect Privacy Practices: Report Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday,......
2019-06-13 04:00

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations it shared users' personal information with Cambridge Analytica....
2019-07-13 09:51

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
2019-07-13 04:34

US FTC Said to Approve $5-Billion Facebook Fine Over Privacy Issues The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data....
2019-07-13 09:51

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in revenue last year....
2019-07-13 03:34

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
2019-05-23 22:17

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social networking giant pay out a hefty fine of $5 billion. Hardly a surprise, Facebook during its most rec...
2019-07-13 05:51

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
2019-05-22 20:34

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focused edition of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker. The complaint against Amazon Echo Dot Kids, which...
2019-05-22 08:17

First Transform 2019 AI showcase highlights practicality and privacy At the first of three showcases at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, five companies took the stage to tell their stories and share their latest news.Read More...
2019-07-11 04:34

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc said on Wednesday its browser engine Webkit will launch a new technology to track advertising clicks and whether they lead to a product purchase while preserving the privacy of users....
2019-05-22 20:34

Facebook has unfairly become the 'boogeyman on privacy,' says ex-general counsel Facebook's first general counsel, Chris Kelly, says it'll be hard to prove an antitrust case against Big Tech companies like Facebook or Google....
2019-06-10 23:34

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit campaign, and the 2016 US presidential election....
2019-05-21 14:32

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same as every other German citizen, says Felix Steiner....
2019-07-13 20:00

Yet to show its teeth, landmark EU privacy law already a global standard A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force, fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook, Apple and Google face increasingly frequent complaints....
2019-05-22 20:34

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in a lawsuit seeking the release of information in the documents....
2019-05-21 20:34

Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
2019-05-21 15:17

On National Bourbon Day, here are 13 facts you never knew about bourbon Impress your friends during National Bourbon Day 2019 with these interesting facts and figures about Kentucky's signature drink.       ...
2019-06-14 16:17

Google unveils new privacy rules for Chrome extensions and Drive Google announced new rules that will restrict access to user data for third-party add-ons in Chrome and Drive. From now on, Chrome extension developers must request the least amount of user data their app requires to function. Apps that connect with....
2019-05-31 05:51

Facebook usage falling after privacy scandals, data suggests Actions such as shares and likes down nearly 20%, though user numbers still growingFacebook usage has plummeted over the last year, according to data seen by the Guardian, though the company says usage by other measures continues to grow.Since April ...
2019-06-21 01:17

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
2019-06-18 21:51

Privacy is off the menu! Drive-thru restaurants want to track your license plate Drive-thru places want to use plate recognition to give customers more features, create loyalty programs and even link your order to your credit card.       ...
2019-07-15 17:34

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues (Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday. Th...
2019-07-13 07:00

Chromium-based Edge gets tracking prevention for better online privacy Chromium-based Edge has now got tracking prevention functionality, so those testing Microsoft’s revamped browser can give it a whirl.Tracking prevention is now available to Edge testers on the Canary channel, meaning the earliest preview versi...
2019-06-28 11:34

Court Tells Facebook to Open Its Records on Data Privacy A Delaware court has ordered Facebook to hand over records to shareholders investigating the data privacy breach that fed information to now-defunct data miner Cambridge Analytica....
2019-06-03 15:00

Italy’s privacy watchdog fines Facebook 1 million euros ROME (AP) — Italy’s privacy watchdog says it has fined Facebook 1 million euros ($1.13 million) over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The government agency said in a statement Friday that it had determined that 57 Italians had downloaded t...
2019-06-28 18:51

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
2019-05-23 05:17

Explainer: 'Privacy coin' Monero offers near total anonymity Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is sliding, with a host of alternative digital coins gaining ground as developers race to create digital cash that can gain a footing in mainstream commerce and finance....
2019-06-11 16:34

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, according to a source familiar with the matter but not authorized to speak on the record, a deal that coul...
2019-07-12 22:51

Tech We’re Using: Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
2019-05-22 16:17

Facebook to be fined $5bn for Cambridge Analytica privacy violations – reports The $5bn fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission against a technology companyThe Federal Trade Commission has reportedly voted to approve fining Facebook roughly $5bn to settle an investigation into the company’s privacy...
2019-07-12 23:51

Apple's Webkit Browser Engine to Get New Privacy Feature for Ad Tracking Apple said Webkit will launch a new technology to track advertising clicks and whether they lead to a product purchase while preserving the privacy of users....
2019-05-23 08:51

Kris and Kylie Jenner Get Candid About Motherhood, Privacy and Their Bond Like mother, like daughter! In honor of the July/August issue of Harper's Bazaar Arabia, famed mother and daughter Kris Jenner and Kylie Jenner powerfully posed together for the cover......
2019-07-01 23:51

Firefox revamp for Android promises privacy without losing features Mozilla will no longer force you to choose between the privacy-first design of Firefox Focus and its full-featured regular browser... at least, if you're using Android. It's releasing a Firefox Preview for the platform that's "more lik...
2019-06-27 19:00

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will pr...
2019-05-23 11:00

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in the course of responding to a Federal Trade Commission investigation, the Wall Street Journal report...
2019-06-13 08:00

Addressing the privacy paradox: Top leaders and experts share insights As technological innovation evolves, society evolves with it. The problem is, with each new innovation also comes risk. Whether it opens us up to new security issues or debates over our personal privacy, we’re moving fast towards a future with a lot ...
2019-06-12 11:17

How federated learning could shape the future of AI in a privacy-obsessed world As privacy becomes a selling point, federated learning will grow among tech giants and industries where privacy protection is required, like health care.Read More...
2019-06-03 16:51

"Can't Have Cart Before Horse": Mahua Moitra Attacks Aadhaar Over Privacy Opposing the Aadhaar Bill 2016 in Lok Sabha on Thursday, Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha lawmaker Mahua Moitra said that the bill violates the Supreme Court judgment and lacks transparency....
2019-07-04 18:00

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core features to limit hate speech in response to criticism that the video-streaming platform has done too lit...
2019-06-20 06:00

Apple backs up privacy chest-beating with critical new feature Apple showed at WWDC that it’s practicing what it’s preaching, with strong new privacy features woven in everywhere from the Mac to the Apple Watch.        ...
2019-06-04 19:34

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Disconnect, an open-source anti-tracking tool. New users of the browser who are downloading it for the f...
2019-06-04 17:17

Apple’s new privacy and security features in iOS 13 and macOS will be a tough act to follow For years, Apple has been insisting on offering its customers strong privacy and security across its products and services. Apple has long supported end-to-end encryption, and often reminded its audiences, as well as its rivals that it doesn’t ...
2019-06-04 16:34

Europe's top court sets date for opinion on Facebook privacy Europe's top court will give an opinion on Dec. 12 on Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems' landmark case against Facebook, which will affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide....
2019-07-09 21:34

Brexit, data privacy rules damaging markets, report says Brexit, tougher data privacy protection and a crackdown on foreign clearing houses risk fragmenting markets, bumping up costs and undermining efforts to avert another financial crisis, global regulators said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 15:17

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is viewed with skepticism in many countries, including Germany....
2019-07-16 21:00

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
2019-05-31 23:51

Google brings in new privacy policies to make Chrome extensions better One of the best things about the Chrome web browser is the sheer number of extensions available in the Chrome Web Store that add additional features – such as ad blocking and VPNs.However, some of them collect user data without users knowing &...
2019-05-31 12:34

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the company in order to obtain information pertaining to the leak. Today, a US judge sided with shareholders...
2019-06-01 05:17

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British......
2019-06-01 07:17

Facebook lawyer says ‘there is no privacy,’ hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg’s pivot _____ A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that its users had no expectation of privacy when using the social network, pushing for a judge to throw out a class-action lawsuit related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. “There is no invasion of p...
2019-06-02 21:17

Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
2019-06-04 00:17

Judge orders Facebook to turn over records on data privacy DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is ordering Facebook to turn over internal records regarding data privacy and access to user data. Thursday’s ruling involves an investor lawsuit seeking company records to investigate potential wrongdoing an...
2019-05-31 01:17

New York State Is Pushing ‘One of the Strictest’ Privacy Bills in the Nation Every new privacy law is a battle over data. While the fight is still going on around privacy laws like Europe’s GDPR and California’s CCPA, New York State is set to become the next theater of war as legislators are poised to pass one of the stronges...
2019-06-05 00:17

Apple preaches privacy. Lawmakers want the talk to turn to action. Apple has helped to create sky-high expectations of its commitment to privacy. But as states introduce privacy legislation, Apple is either absent from those efforts or backs industry groups that actively lobby against new laws....
2019-07-15 21:01

Apple rejects Google CEO's criticism over privacy being a 'luxury good' A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai's claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its products....
2019-05-29 17:00

Recommended Reading: Blame the apps for iPhone privacy woes iPhone privacy is broken... and apps are to blame Joanna Stern, The Wall Street Journal Thanks in part to Facebook's privacy blunders, concern over personal data security is growing. And we continue to find things gobbling up our info that we ...
2019-06-01 21:34

Viral Video Edited, Intrusion Into My Privacy: Suspended BJP Lawmaker After a video purportedly showing him dancing to a Bollywood number with guns in hand went viral, suspended BJP lawmaker Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion on Wednesday claimed that the clip was edited and......
2019-07-11 05:00

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device with a physical shutter to cover the onboard camera. With this release, Amazon is also making some ...
2019-05-29 20:34

Office 365 declared illegal in German schools due to privacy risks Enlarge / Germany's government continues its history of principled Microsoft opposition. (credit: Flickr user fdecomite) Last week, the German state of Hesse declared that its schools may not legally use the Office 365 cloud product. Hesse is one o...
2019-07-15 20:51

Apple rejects Google CEO’s criticism over privacy being a ‘luxury good’ A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its products. In a recent New York Times op-ed, the Google chief executive wrote that “privac...
2019-05-30 00:17

Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Future improvements to Chrome will fix a gap in Incognito Mode, preventing publishers from blocking users from using incognito mode to jump over soft paywalls....
2019-06-14 16:17

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0 Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, a password manager, and new optional security extensions. Some of these features will need to be ena...
2019-06-05 02:51

Back-Country Greenwich, Conn.: Where Privacy Doesn’t Come Cheap This Fairfield County area offers lots of green space to those who can pay the price. And thanks to changing tastes, it’s now (slightly) more affordable....
2019-06-05 19:34

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new book explains...
2019-06-23 17:34

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction Analog Week is a strange concept for me. As Lifehacker’s senior technology editor, I’m glued to a screen for most of my day. I’d love to just throw all my gadgets into a drawer and lock them up for a week, but that would be impractical for my job. I ...
2019-06-11 17:17

A digital 'dress' sold for $9,500 Ever bought clothes primarily to impress your online friends? Now you might just get the chance to buy clothes that exist solely online. Dutch startup The Fabricant, Dapper Labs and artist Johanna Jaskowska recently sold a digital dress, Iridescence,...
2019-05-27 23:34

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G crucial for digital transformation The fifth generation of cellular technology (5G) and the sixth generation of Wi-Fi networking technology (Wi-Fi 6) will complement each other and will be game changers for digital transformation, according to an industry expert.Speaking to TechRadar ...
2019-06-23 10:51

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
2019-07-11 12:34

The 10 best digital cameras in the UAE for 2019 What's the best camera? Okay, we admit it – it's an impossible question to answer. The best camera for a pro photographer is a million miles from the best camera for an adventure sports nut or a novice shooter. But if you just w...
2019-06-20 08:34

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
2019-06-19 03:00

Booking Holdings CEO: Data-Privacy Compliance Pushes Costs Higher Global companies are grappling with different data privacy rules in individual markets, said Glenn Fogel, chief executive of online travel company Booking Holdings....
2019-06-14 11:34

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
2019-07-13 07:17

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers say....
2019-06-14 10:17

How to speak Silicon Valley: decoding tech bros from microdosing to privacy Your guide to understanding an industry where capitalism is euphemizedWhat is Silicon Valley?For Californians of a certain tenure, Silicon Valley is a location – an actual, geological valley nestled between two mountain ranges and the marshy southern...
2019-06-27 18:34

German state to shut Facebook page over data privacy worries BERLIN (AP) — A German state government says it plans to shut down the region’s Facebook page because of concerns over the company’s handling of data protection issues. The governor’s office in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt poi...
2019-06-13 18:00

My data security is better than yours: tech CEOs throw shade in privacy wars Apple, Google and Facebook are racing to embrace the latest buzzword, and taking swipes at each other in the process“Privacy cannot be a luxury good offered only to people who can afford to buy premium products and services,” declared Sundar Pichai, ...
2019-05-21 16:17

EU campaigns to raise data privacy rights awareness as survey shows gap Less than a third of Europeans are aware of all their rights under last year's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union said on Thursday as it launched a campaign to encourage more of them to only share data they want to....
2019-06-13 16:51

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
2019-06-19 07:34

Wikipedia co-founder calls for social media strike over privacy issues “Humanity has been contemptuously used by vast digital empires.” Thus begins Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger’s “Declaration of Digital Independence,” a new manifesto of sorts advocating for the decentralization of R...
2019-07-02 22:17

Social media giants under microscope in Ottawa as politicians aim to protect privacy Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' privacy and their democracies in the age of big data....
2019-05-27 15:34

Apple’s privacy reputation at risk with new iTunes class-action lawsuit Apple has marketed itself as a company that puts customers’ privacy first, but a new class-action lawsuit claims to the contrary. Leigh Wheaton, Jill Paul, and Trevor Paul — three iTunes users from Rhode Island and Michigan — filed a federal lawsuit ...
2019-05-27 13:51

Apple reinstates OurPact parental control app removed over privacy concerns Apple Inc this week restored a software application to its App Store that let parents control their children's iPhone usage after removing it in February, the company said on Thursday....
2019-07-12 03:51

Apple faces third Irish privacy probe, this time over GDPR compliance While Apple has repeatedly touted its privacy credentials, investigators are now looking into three potential violations of EU data protection law.Read More...
2019-07-03 01:34

UPDATE 1-Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
2019-05-31 20:51

India claims its Aadhaar push is for the ‘good’ of people despite serious privacy concerns Last year, India’s top court ruled that the central government’s national identification system – Aadhaar – doesn’t violate the privacy of citizens. Now, there are three major developments on this front that might put privacy activists on high alert....
2019-07-06 02:51

UPDATE 4-U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues - source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
2019-07-13 04:51

Google and Facebook are gonna hate Apple’s new privacy-preserving online ads Apple has outlined a new plan to make online ads private. A new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, aims to stop ads from tracking you across the web. The company says the proposed solution will allow advertisers to measur...
2019-05-23 13:00

Apple Touts New Privacy Features Amid Scrutiny of Tech Giants Apple sought to tout itself as a digital-privacy crusader with an anonymous login system and tools that prevent apps from tracking a user’s location, a push that is designed to further differentiate it from Google and Facebook, which have built their...
2019-06-04 02:17

Facial recognition tech prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and do not breach the privacy of innocent people whose images are captured, a police force has argued.Ed ...
2019-05-23 00:34

Apple kicks off WWDC 2019 amidst privacy and product questions Apple is expected to unveil a series of new services for its customers, including new privacy protections, at its developer conference, known as WWDC, which kicks off Monday. The Silicon Valley giant......
2019-06-03 17:34

Top EU court hears landmark data privacy case against U.S. gov't, tech sector The European Court of Justice will hear arguments Tuesday in a landmark case that boils down to whether U.S. tech companies, encouraged by the U.S. government, can continue to skirt users' privacy in the EU....
2019-07-09 15:17

Google faces a huge fine for allegedly violating privacy rules Last year, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to boost privacy rights in the union. Under this regulation, companies in the EU cannot use a consumer's personal data without informed, explicit consent. A ...
2019-05-23 03:17

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 9 court hearing Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe's top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide as well as Europeans' privacy rights....
2019-07-03 22:51

Digital journey should be naturally pushed by CEO, CFO and CIO Digital transformation has to flow in every part of the organization and should be naturally pushed by the CEO, CFO and CIO, an industry expert said.Vijay Jaswal, Chief Technology Officer at Software AG for the Middle East and Turkey, told TechRadar ...
2019-07-14 15:51

Digital manufacturing: Agile, efficient Future-minded auto manufacturers know the potential of digital transformation, which is estimated to create $100 trillion in value across all industries over the next decade, according to the World Economic Forum....
2019-07-15 07:00

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether the measure discriminates against American firms....
2019-07-11 12:34

U.S. Launches Probe of French Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
2019-07-11 09:17

We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech Opinion: Framing our concerns with tech as issues of privacy or responsibility focuses narrowly on symptoms, not on the systemic issue—we need digital trust....
2019-05-28 21:51

Samsung and Mastercard team up on Digital ID Mobile shopping could be set for a major security boost following a new partnership between Mastercard and Samsung.The card provider has announced it will be working with the smartphone giant to help develop and push out a new digital identity securi...
2019-05-22 20:00

UK businesses falling behind in digital transformation As organizations across Europe move increasingly into a digital age, new research from Kyocera has revealed that the UK is losing ground in its adaptation of digital documentation.The firm surveyed 1,750 business representatives from self-employed fr...
2019-06-13 06:17

Pearson goes 'digital first' in U.S. college market Pearson, the world's biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form first, in a break from the traditional and more expensive textbook publishing model....
2019-07-16 02:17

Cryptocurrencies, digital tax top the agenda for G-7 meeting Finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will wrestle with risks from new digital currencies and how to tax U.S. tech companies like Google and Amazon when they meet at a chateau outside Paris on Thursday...
2019-07-16 21:51

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes.Read More...
2019-06-08 22:34

CDK divesting its digital marketing business CDK's advertising segment took a hit this year when it lost its status as exclusive preferred website provider and manager for Chevrolet, Buick and GMC dealers....
2019-06-28 22:34

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App With Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more often, so you can enjoy the world around you rather than just the world on your phone....
2019-06-29 23:34

Is a Digital Scale More Accurate Than Analog? We’ve all stepped on an old, analog scale and insisted the number was wrong—it must be the scale! But is buying an expensive, new digital scale with all its extra features any more accurate?...
2019-06-11 02:17

Apple Is Selling Your iTunes Listening Data Despite Its Privacy Claims, a Lawsuit Alleges (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. was sued by customers who claim the company is unlawfully disclosing and selling information about people’s iTunes purchases as well as their personal data, contrary to the company’s promise in advertising t...
2019-05-25 20:00

Europe's huge privacy fines against Marriott and British Air are a warning for Google and Facebook The EU imposed record fines this week to British Airways and Marriott, marking far and away the biggest fines imposed under General Data Protection Regulation, which was enacted just over one year ago....
2019-07-10 18:17

Google’s Private Join and Compute gives companies data insights while preserving privacy Google's Private Join and Compute, which is now available in open source, allows companies to glean insights from data sets without sacrificing privacy.Read More...
2019-06-19 18:17

New York school district's facial recognition system sparks privacy fears Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’A school district in western New York is launching a first-of-its-kind facial recognition system, generating new privacy ...
2019-05-31 08:34

Apple’s privacy-focused features risk trapping users in its walled garden During its WWDC keynote, Apple fired several shots against Facebook and Google with a number of privacy-focused features. But the one that deserves a special mention is the company’s single sign-on (SSO) feature. Apple’s SSO is a lot similar to log i...
2019-06-04 12:17

Swiss group that's supposed to oversee privacy for Libra says it hasn't heard from Facebook at all The Swiss data protection agency said Tuesday it has not been contacted by Facebook about overseeing privacy protections for the Libra cryptocurrency....
2019-07-16 21:17

Millions of Transactions Scraped in Latest Demonstration of Venmo's Absurd Privacy Policy Last year, nearly 210 million Venmo transactions were downloaded by a Berlin-based researcher, leading many privacy experts to question the PayPal-owned company’s claim that its users prefer to be social about their spending habits. In the wake of th...
2019-06-17 23:34

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
2019-07-13 17:17

Worried about Alexa spying on you? This Raspberry Pi smart speaker for kids puts privacy first If privacy worries surrounding smart speakers are a major concern for you – particularly if your kids are using this tech – then a Raspberry Pi-powered DIY effort by the name of Chatterbox might well be of interest.It’s a Kicksta...
2019-05-23 17:17

HMD Global demonstrates its dedication to user privacy and security, moves its data servers "Data security and privacy" — these words have been thrown around a lot in recent years, gaining more and more momentum after events like the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Huawei spying accusations, et cetera. As you are probably well awa...
2019-06-18 17:17

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her to handle. For example, if you want to know what T-Mobile's shares are trading for, you would say "A...
2019-05-28 03:34

Facebook falls following report that Zuckerberg emails link him to controversial privacy practices Facebook stock dropped on a Wall Street Journal report that the company uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant's controversial privacy practices....
2019-06-12 20:51

Apple CEO Cook and President Trump talk about the trade war, privacy and the power of Big Tech For two Chief Executives that have nothing in common with each other, President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook sure have a lot of meetings. Of course, both are trying to get something from the other. Trump wants Cook to commit to building Apple'...
2019-06-15 03:34

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
2019-07-07 19:17

Singapore to issue digital bank licenses Move to issue up to five new digital bank licenses will add market diversity and boost the local banking system in Singapore's bid to become a digital economy, says industry regulator, which will begin reviewing applicants in August...
2019-06-30 02:00

Facebook’s Digital Money Could Mean Fabulous Wealth. Or Not. The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What’s in it for me?...
2019-07-12 17:17

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign countr...
2019-07-11 13:17

Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season It looks like New Orleans is going to take a shot from a potential Category 1 hurricane by Saturday. Half my family is from New Orleans, and I’m confident in saying that none of us would be nervous about a Cat 1. However, it’s not so much the winds t...
2019-07-11 18:34

Norway's Adevinta says new French digital tax may hit earnings Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity but would likely hit the Norwegian company's earnings as it posted second-quarter earnings roughly in line with expectations....
2019-07-15 22:00

U.S. Announces Inquiry of French Digital Tax That May End in Tariffs The investigation is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to shelter American companies, and technology firms particularly, by targeting trading partners....
2019-07-11 14:01

France will not back down on digital tax despite US legal threats Finance minister hopes to agree global action on tech giants at G7 meeting this weekFrance will not back down in the face of US threats of legal action over its plans for a digital tax on tech giants, the French finance minister has said.“We will nev...
2019-07-17 00:17

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that make their sales primarily in cyberspace. They’re the first of potentially several countries in Europ...
2019-07-16 18:34

The power of context in our digital world and how AI can interpret it With more customer data than anyone else, mobile carriers are in prime position to provide context on customers: who they are and what they may care about.Read More...
2019-07-16 15:17

Get Notified When Digital Movies and TV Shows Go on Sale With the news that my favorite series for random bingeing is leaving Netflix, and knowing fully well that I’m not going to sign up for even more streaming services, I contemplated buying all of The Office last week. I didn’t pull the trigger, however...
2019-07-04 04:00

Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers As society becomes increasingly data driven, the importance of ensuring this data’s security and fidelity grows exponentially. While prevention is still the best medicine though, tracking down those who have already entered your system is also vital....
2019-06-23 19:51

Civilization VI Digital Copy Is Down to Just $45 for the Nintendo Switch Last week’s PlayStation sales must’ve made Switch owners feel a little left out, but hopefully this week will make up for it, starting with Civilization VI. ...
2019-06-10 23:17

Mattel revs up Hot Wheels to new digital generation The iconic best-selling brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy and digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display.        ...
2019-06-14 16:00

These 9 courses can turn you into a digital marketing pro—and they’re on sale for $15 For those ready to tackle 21st century commerce, but unsure where to start, The Complete Digital Marketing Super Bundle ($37, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals) is a smart place to begin....
2019-05-25 14:51

100-year-old ‘Motorcyclist’ magazine moves to digital only Motorcyclist, a 100-year-old magazine, is the latest to go all-digital, but Editor-in-Chief Chris Cantle and his staff will remain on board to put out a digital version....
2019-05-29 05:17

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2019-05-30 20:00

Digital Conversation with Dia Davidson – Fatherhood Initiative Sunday is Father’s Day, a special day on the calendar set aside to celebrate the men in our lives who are working to make the lives of our children more secure and enriched! While many are present and active in the lives of their children, ther...
2019-06-13 23:34

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
2019-06-13 19:17

Guardian Digital Fellowship 2019: apply now Today we are launching the new Guardian Digital Fellowship scheme for 2019. Find out how you can apply and help shape the future of digital media.We are proud to announce the opening of the application process for our digital Fellowship.The Guardian ...
2019-05-31 14:17

With the USMCA, free trade finally goes digital Congress will soon debate and vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, a monumental deal that modernizes North American trade for the 21st century. The new pact contains a host of critical provisions that protect and stimulate dig...
2019-06-01 06:51

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?...
2019-06-05 04:17

Lucifer Within Us is Kitfox’s new game about digital exorcism Lucifier Within Us is coming from Kitfox Games and the designers behind The Shrouded Isle, and it's coming to PC at an unspecified release date.Read More...
2019-06-11 07:00

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a copy of the bloc's draft communique obtained by Reuters showed....
2019-06-08 14:34

Get closer than before with OPPO Reno’s first ever 60x Digital Zoom Wherever you go today, chances are you have your smartphone in your pocket. But more than just a device for keeping you connected to the world, smartphones today have evolved to become so much more – and with the first ever 60x Digital Zoom &#...
2019-06-09 15:00

The good, the bad and the ugly - digital transformation and legacy IT IT is a rapidly evolving industry and, as such, it is extremely difficult for businesses to keep up and continue to implement new technology as it is delivered to market. However, customer expectations and demands are arguably evolving at a faster pa...
2019-05-24 14:17

More Telltale Games Are Disappearing From Digital Storefronts Valve recently removed the option to buy the Telltale-developed series Tales From The Borderlands on Steam, and Good Old Games has announced it will no longer be selling any of Telltale’s games starting May 27. Nobody seems to know why....
2019-05-24 00:17

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election-meddlers that can widen social fissures, und...
2019-05-23 19:51

Sunday Comics: Digital Toilet Paper Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
2019-06-02 20:51

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing security gap among European organizations.Of the companies surveyed in the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report...
2019-05-22 02:00

Digital transformation and the role of network visibility Nearly eight in 10 companies in the U.S. are in the process of undergoing a digital transformation (DX) and worldwide, DX spending is predicted to reach nearly $2 trillion in 2022, according to IDC. When enterprises digitally transform, IT environmen...
2019-05-22 16:34

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
2019-05-22 17:34

NSW government looks to grow digital skills in those not going to university There's a skills shortage, but there isn't enough of a focus on the 50% of students who don't want to go to university, according to NSW Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education....
2019-05-23 16:51

Conjure Up $106 To Own Every Harry Potter Film On 4K Blu-ray + Digital In case you missed the same deal on May 2nd (better known to non-muggles as the Anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts), the complete 4K Harry Potter box set is back on sale for $106....
2019-05-23 16:51

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales information provided by the industry analysts at the NPD Group. We've stopped covering those reports a...
2019-05-21 14:51

Firefox Deploys a Slew of New Privacy Features, Taking Aim at Facebook and Invasive Online Trackers There are plenty of browsers to choose from, but two of the most popular, when it comes to privacy at least, are headed down radically divergent paths.Read more......
2019-06-05 00:17

Superhuman, Silicon Valley's Hottest Email App, Kills Location Tracking After Privacy Backlash Email startup Superhuman ruffled some feathers this week thanks to a viral blog post by former Twitter vice president of design Mike Davidson detailing how one of the $30 a month service’s core features was actually a run-of-the-mill privacy-violatin...
2019-07-04 04:34

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Echo devices remembering conversations....
2019-05-30 07:17

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency. (July 16)       ...
2019-07-16 19:51

Drone data is a digital forensics gold mine As drones become a familiar sight, they will also become a new avenue for businesses to investigate incidents and law enforcement to solve crimes.Read More...
2019-06-03 16:51

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020: final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final version of the bloc's communique obtained by Reuters showed....
2019-06-09 09:00

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wednesday, adding that up to 4,000 jobs in non-production units could be cut....
2019-06-05 13:00

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020 - final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final version of the bloc's communique obtained by Reuters showed....
2019-06-09 12:51

This "Tank Man" image from Tiananmen Square heralded a new digital age "Tank Man" is an iconic image of how one man defied brutal state power at Tiananmen Square 30 years ago. It also marked the beginning of a new technological era...
2019-06-05 17:17

Norway's Adevinta says French digital tax to impact earnings Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity, but would likely impact the Norwegian company's earnings as it posted second-quarter earnings roughly in line with expectations....
2019-07-15 08:17

Inside the Hybrid Digital-Analog Lives of Children For our kids, the digital world is as much their native environment as the physical world. It's up to parents to help them thrive in this often mystifying existence....
2019-05-21 15:00

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital's traffic-lined Galle Road....
2019-07-08 20:17

De Blasio’s 2020 campaign is spending ‘pennies’ on digital ads Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent the least on digital advertising out of all the 20 Democratic presidential contenders who participated in the debates — including just $915 on Twitter ads. The term-limited pol has refused to say how much money he has r...
2019-07-09 04:00

When Quantum Computing Meets AI: Smarter Digital Assistants and More Quantum computing’s processing power could significantly improve artificial-intelligence systems within about five years, experts and business leaders say....
2019-05-24 15:51

We’ve been missing a big part of game industry’s digital revolution Enlarge / Data! Pew-pew! (credit: Aurich / Getty / Konami) Fig. 1: A year ago, NPD thought US game market revenue had been pretty flat. Now, the tracking firm realizes the market has been growing consi...
2019-05-21 14:51

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offerings.The small startup made a name for itself by developing a recurring payment solution specifically ...
2019-05-25 03:17

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 14:34

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger......
2019-07-11 13:17

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations against enemies....
2019-05-23 07:17

The Top 10 Trends in Digital Media 2019 (AMZN, GOOGL, FB) Business Insider Intelligence2019 will be a year of opportunities and challenges in the world of digital media. The digital duopoly of Google and Facebook will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny, as Amazon muscles its way into the digital ad spac...
2019-05-29 07:51

Call for national debate over digital ID card plans MPs have called for a national debate over plans in Westminster to develop a "single unique identifier" for individuals accessing government services online - an idea which has reignited concerns about digital ID cards....
2019-07-10 20:51

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the comm...
2019-05-21 14:32

One Parent Is on a Mission to Protect Children From Digital Mistakes For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
2019-07-10 16:00

Digital camera sees around corners by guessing what's lurking behind An algorithm allows digital cameras to photograph objects hidden around a wall by interpreting subtle patterns of light that reflect on the floor or walls...
2019-05-21 18:34

The world is my office: why I chose to become a digital nomad worker From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the idea at first. Over a picnic in south London’s Brockwell Park last May my friend Tom asked whether I had...
2019-05-21 16:17

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
2019-07-09 05:00

On YouTube’s Digital Playground, an Open Gate for Pedophiles The site’s automated recommendation system, at times drawing on home movies of unwitting families, created a vast video catalog of prepubescent children....
2019-06-03 14:00

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities...
2019-06-22 12:17

Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite gets $110 mln IGP investment Israel's Cellebrite, whose software can unlock and extract data from mobile devices and is used by law enforcement and government agencies as well as businesses, said on Monday it had received a $110 million investment from IGP Capital....
2019-06-17 19:17

New 2019 Kia XCeed to get 12.3-inch digital instrument panel News 11 Jun, 2019 The Kia XCeed, which is due to be revealed later this month, will be the first car from the brand to feature new 12.3-inch digital dials...
2019-06-11 22:17

Sports Illustrated Has a New Publisher, Digital Company TheMaven The deal ends Sports Illustrated’s ties to its former owner, Meredith, a few weeks after the Authentic Brands Group bought the magazine’s intellectual property....
2019-06-17 21:34

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected debit card, it said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 19:17

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public Livongo got its start in 2012 with an offering that included glucose monitors and test strips for people with diabetes. It has subsequently expanded its scope to other medical conditions, including behavioral health and weight loss....
2019-06-28 17:34

Mattel's Hot Wheels ready for a digital track The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display       ...
2019-06-22 17:17

New customer expectations are rewriting the digital transformation playbook Customers expect constant innovation. We are now entering an era where a company’s ability to provide innovative experiences is as important as the quality of its products. New 2019 research found that 84% of customers now consider these factors equa...
2019-06-12 23:17

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guidance because let’s face it: We ourselves are also struggling to navigate the murky waters of the web....
2019-06-29 00:17

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep their cryptocurrency safe, as well as make various t...
2019-06-18 17:17

With data centers in the UAE, Microsoft aims to rev up digital transformation Microsoft is looking to digitally transform one million businesses in the Middle East in the next three years with the official opening of two data centres in the UAE, a top company official said.The US software giant, which has been present in the U...
2019-06-19 16:17

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
2019-05-21 19:17

A titan of global investing just booted Facebook from its do-good index as a direct result of privacy concerns Associated Press S&P Dow Jones Indices is removing Facebook from its S&P 500 ESG Index, which tracks companies that score well in its environmental, social, and corporate governance rankings. The index provider said it came to that decision after ...
2019-06-13 23:51

U.K. Privacy Regulator Shows Its Teeth: Fines British Airways Parent $230 Million for Data Breach British Airways parent International Consolidated Airlines Group said it would fight a hefty fine proposed by U.K. regulators for a cyberattack that exposed personal data of about half a million of the airline’s customers....
2019-07-08 12:51

Pranks, Privacy and Lots of Pizza: Inside Ella and Alexander Clooney's Fun Childhood With George and Amal Gourmet pizza. Play dates with the royal family. That's just life when you are the kids of George Clooney. George and Amal Clooney are celebrating the second birthday of their twins......
2019-06-06 12:34

ACCC ponders merger law revamp to stay relevant in the digital era The watchdog has highlighted challenges in implementing merger law in situations where tech giants are scooping up startups and potentially closing room for competition....
2019-05-27 05:00

Fiverr introduces digital services store for game developers Fiverr, a provider of freelance marketplaces, said it is expanding its ecommerce catalog by offering a dedicated store for gaming-related digital services.Read More...
2019-07-11 16:34

Nike’s new digital shoe-sizing feature helps you find the right fit Nike’s strong digital presence and tech advancements, like their smart shoe released last year, proves that they’re at the forefront of tech. As Michael Martin, Global Head of Digital Products said on the TNW Conference main stage last month, “Nike i...
2019-07-11 22:17

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washington and the European Union....
2019-07-11 14:34

France Moves Toward Digital Tax, Stoking Fight With White House The French Senate voted to impose a tax on Facebook, Google and other American technology giants despite a blunt warning from the Trump administration....
2019-07-11 14:01

Let's not resolve digital tax dispute through threats, France tells Trump The United States and France should find means other than threats to solve the problem of how to tax big tech firms, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday after Washington launched a probe into France's planned digital tax...
2019-07-11 14:34

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement The state Budget is also prioritising ambulance radio upgrades, acute healthcare through initiatives such as a digital patient records system, and a handful of tech-related projects in schools....
2019-05-27 23:00

Digital colonialism: cheap internet access for Africa, but at what cost? The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the tech giants too much power?...
2019-05-29 19:51

Trump Wants to Wall Off Huawei, but the Digital World Bridles at Barriers Washington argues that global leaders must choose between an internet of Western values and one based on an authoritarian regime. If they do, how will data be divided? And would a self-reliant China be an even greater threat?...
2019-05-28 00:01

How Cognizant's digital evolution was derailed by an activist investment firm By constricting Cognizant's growth-first strategy during a time of re-invention and acquisitions, critics say that activist firm Elliot Management undermined the firm's pioneering efforts in the digital space in order to make some quick cash....
2019-05-28 10:34

Ravi Shankar Prasad: PM Modi's Digital India Minder From a counsel holding the brief for the deity ''Ram Lalla'' in the Ayodhya title suit to a moderniser spearheading the ''Digital India'' initiative and clamping down on contentious practices like......
2019-05-31 01:00

UN Panel Lauds India's Digital Initiatives For Economic Inclusion India has been lauded by a high-level panel on digital cooperation launched by UN chief General Antonio Guterres for undertaking revolutionary digital initiatives to ensure economic inclusion for its......
2019-06-13 21:00

CHEAP: $60 for this 2TB Western Digital portable HD? TIME TO TEAR OFF OUR CLOTHES IN JOY Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I love a good hard drive. It’s such a wonderful feeling to have a tiny little box filled with an array of digital goodies. I mean, just the idea that this palm-si...
2019-06-22 19:17

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and......
2019-05-21 18:17

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a public chat group on Telegram called “Parade 69”, named for a mass demonstration planned in central Hong K...
2019-06-14 10:51

AT&T Business: Customer experience and digital transformation (CxOTalk interview) Learn how the Chief Marketing Officer of AT&T Business drives CX with organizational change at this huge company with $37 billion in revenue. He also talks about 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT)....
2019-06-17 22:00

G20 to progress digital tax plans targeting tech giants: Report According to Reuters, the group of 20 finance leaders have agreed to draft plans to close international loopholes used by tech giants to reduce their tax bills....
2019-06-11 08:34

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Facebook to pause those plans. Now, some legislators want the company to stop altogether. According to Re...
2019-07-15 22:34

In defence of digital consent forms given to rape complainants | Letter Peter Csemiczky takes issue with comments made by victims’ commissioner Vera BairdI am writing to express my concern about the comments made by Dame Vera Baird regarding the “digital consent forms” given to rape complainants (Victims’ commissioner wa...
2019-07-15 23:34

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on Tuesday Vodafone had admitted that it misled thousands of customers for five years by charging them ...
2019-07-16 08:34

Democratic presidential hopefuls spend heavily on digital ads, staff The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls spent heavily on digital advertising, investing early in ads that can bring more name recognition and help raise money, according to disclosures filed late on Monday....
2019-07-16 09:17

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan to Face Questions by Congress (WASHINGTON) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it’s shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary and the ...
2019-07-16 16:17

Facebook confronts a hostile Washington as it pitches digital currency The backlash suggests the social media giant faces a steep climb to win regulatory approval for Libra, the cryptocurrency it aims to roll out as soon as next year....
2019-07-16 18:34

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020....
2019-06-18 12:17

A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. North Star Games has been developing the app version of its popular board game Evolution (read o...
2019-05-22 00:34

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is one of the most popular heavy strategy games of th...
2019-05-22 00:34

Asus Max Pro M2 Gets Digital Wellbeing, Improved Call Quality in India Asus Max Pro M2 is currently receiving a FOTA update that brings the June 2019 Android security patch, Digital Wellbeing, upgraded earpiece performance, and other optimisations....
2019-07-13 21:34

UK PM front-runner Johnson pledges to 'end the digital divide' by 2025 Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged on Sunday to "end the digital divide" in Britain with the rollout of full fiber broadband by 2025....
2019-06-17 03:17

TikTok Suicide, PUBG Death: Here's How to Fight Digital Addiction Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to use gadgets non-stop both among children and adults....
2019-06-17 08:17

Business success in the digital economy: re-define “work” and look beyond the office Outdated working practices can be costly for UK organisations. Cities across the UK suffer from chaotic traffic and delayed public transportation every day – wasting valuable time for commuters, impacting their productivity and affecting ...
2019-06-17 11:51

Zara owner Inditex appoints new CEO in drive for digital growth Zara owner Inditex said it would split its dual role of chief executive and chairman, leaving Pablo Isla to lead the company and appointing Carlos Crespo as new CEO in a sign of the importance of digital strategy in driving sales growth....
2019-05-23 20:51

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Digital Currency Project Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the......
2019-06-20 05:00

Putting small businesses in the driving Seat with Making Tax Digital Last Friday marked the first major test of Making Tax Digital (MTD) since it came into force on 1 April, mandating all VAT registered businesses with a turnover over £85,000 to keep digital transaction records and submit their VAT returns via sp...
2019-06-17 11:51

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project....
2019-06-20 00:34

Target Sales Boosted by Store Remodels, Digital Shift Target said sales and profit rose at the start of the year, as improvements to its stores, products and digital capabilities attracted more shoppers....
2019-05-22 20:17

ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic skills and concepts, the better. ObjectiveEd is a startup that aims to empower teachers and kids with...
2019-05-22 08:17

You Spent $1,500 on Virtual Bazookas? Kids Are Splurging on Digital Goods The days of children blowing their allowance on comic books and candy are long gone. Kids are now spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on more ephemeral goods such as outfits for their videogame avatars....
2019-07-16 20:01

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophistication on both sides....
2019-06-13 14:51

EU to focus on trade tensions at G20, push for tax on digital firms- document Resolving global trade tensions is a top priority to maintain an expected modest rebound in global growth, European Union finance ministers will tell their G20 counterparts this week, amid a growing trade conflict between China and the United States....
2019-06-04 19:51

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since news reports that the department was preparing to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google....
2019-06-11 19:00

The inside story: Going digital – Goldman, AI and the future of bank leadership 2018: Euromoney was involved in the succession planning at Goldman Sachs and proposed a bold experiment in digital banking recruitment (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
2019-06-11 12:34

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view       ...
2019-07-04 02:00

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus even as trade and climate policy divide developed nations....
2019-06-06 15:00

UK's Hammond takes case for digital sales tax to G20 meeting in Japan Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said he would press the Group of 20 leading economies this weekend to introduce a global tax on the revenues of online giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon ....
2019-06-07 04:51

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
2019-06-03 00:00

Facebook’s digital currency could gain traction in developing world The currency, Libra, provides a universal, stable currency that is easily transferrable between persons or businesses without involving setting up an entire payment infrastructure....
2019-06-28 23:01

Digital insights firm Contentsquare buys Israel's Clicktale Contentsquare, which provides insights into customers' digital experiences, has acquired Israeli rival Clicktale for an undisclosed amount, the companies said on Monday....
2019-07-01 17:34

UN makes ‘declaration of digital interdependence’, with release of tech report The digital future must be safer and more inclusive, says a new tech report, “the Age of Digital Interdependence”, released on Monday by the UN High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, almost a year after the Panel was launched by Secretary-General A...
2019-06-10 20:34

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well....
2019-07-01 00:51

"Digital India Has Empowered People, Reduced Corruption": PM Modi On the fourth anniversary of his government's flagship programme ''Digital India'', Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the initiative has empowered people, reduced corruption and improved......
2019-07-01 08:51

Website for storing digital currencies hosted code with a sneaky backdoor (credit: NoHoDamon / Flickr) A website that bills itself as providing a safer way to store Bitcoin and other digital currencies has been using a coding sleight of hand to generate private keys that are suspiciously trivial for the operators to gues...
2019-05-25 18:51

Digital voice assistants entrench gender biases, report finds Unesco says female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queriesAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research released by ...
2019-05-22 01:51

Facebook’s recent moves highlight the grand challenge of digital ethics Facebook has become a new world superpower; but instead of nukes, it combines technologies in order to accelerate disruption and expand its influence at a scale we simply can’t grasp....
2019-07-03 19:17

Facebook's digital currency boss says he'd love somebody with central banking experience David Marcus, the head of Facebook's blockchain project, said he wants "someone who knows how economies tend to work" to lead the Libra Association....
2019-06-28 21:00

How Devolver Digital pursues the indie fringe and brings it to mainstream gamers Mike Wilson has been all about indie games for decades. He was founding partner at Devolver Digital more than a decade ago, and he is still at it.Read More...
2019-06-29 05:51

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more medical data with doctors, Chief Executive Frans van Houten told Reuters....
2019-06-14 00:51

Czech digital tax aimed at global, not local, internet companies -report The Czech Finance Ministry's new digital tax will apply to internet companies with global turnover of more than 750 million euros ($56.59 million) and taxable income in the Czech Republic of more than 50 million crowns ($2.21 million) in a year, dail...
2019-06-11 10:34

UPDATE 2-Facebook called before U.S. Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project....
2019-06-20 00:17

UN Draft Text on Digital Rights Ducks Call for Spyware Moratorium UN member states are set to sidestep a call for a moratorium on commercial spyware, deciding instead to commission a study of how digital technology affects human rights....
2019-07-03 03:00

The Weather Channel digital under fire for classifying Jerusalem as the 'State of Palestine' The digital component of The Weather Channel has come under scrutiny over the notion that Jerusalem has been formally listed as in the “State of Palestine” on the world’s most popular and trusted forecasting website....
2019-06-07 16:34

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece of software with artificial intelligence (AI) tools...
2019-07-16 16:00

BuzzFeed News Is Part of a Union Wave at Digital Media Outlets The site’s journalists took part in an IRL protest after a series of tweets criticized the company’s refusal to recognize their affiliation with the News Guild....
2019-06-19 01:34

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
2019-05-21 17:34

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. finance minster Philip Hammond....
2019-07-15 16:51

G-20 agrees to wrap up digital tax rules on tech companies like Facebook by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday....
2019-06-10 17:00

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
2019-06-04 21:34

Marvel just announced all the new content coming to the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Blu-ray and digital release Just hours after officially confirming that Avengers: Endgame will be returning to theaters with a few extra surprises, Marvel has revealed the dates for the digital and Blu-ray home releases of the movie. If you want to own the movie digitally, you ...
2019-06-27 19:34

'This piece is San Francisco': the massive digital mural capturing the city's humanity French artist JR’s massive digital artwork showcases every stratum of society in the citySan Francisco has been getting a bad rap lately. You don’t have to live here to know that homelessness brushes up against wealth and shiny technology, constructi...
2019-05-31 14:01

Meredith sells Sports Illustrated to Authentic Brands to further digital push Media company Meredith Corp said on Monday it has agreed to sell Sports Illustrated to U.S-based entertainment company Authentic Brands Group LLC for $110 million, as it looks to scale its digital media business....
2019-05-28 06:34

Japanese report paints a bleak picture of the digital camera market With smartphones continuing to eat away at the consumer end of the camera market, it probably won't come as a surprise to many that things have been tough for the big photography players in recent years.But a recent report from Japanese business...
2019-07-09 19:17

British digital bank Monzo to announce imminent U.S. launch: source Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is set to announce on Thursday its imminent launch in the United States, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters....
2019-06-13 13:51

REFILE-Asia's spot LNG benchmark goes digital with launch of electronic platform Price agency S&P Global Platts and clearing house Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Thursday they are launching an electronic platform known as eWindow to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market....
2019-07-11 03:17

Budget 2019: India Takes Big Step to Boost Digital Payments In budget 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the proposal to levy two percent TDS was aimed at discouraging the practice of making business payments in cash....
2019-07-06 12:34

Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused fo...
2019-05-31 14:17

India’s largest 4G network teams up with Facebook on a digital literacy program India‘s second biggest network provider, Reliance Jio, has teamed up with  Facebook to launch a digital literacy program for people coming online for the first time. Jio, which has over 300 million subscribers in the country, will launch this program...
2019-07-04 13:34

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall...
2019-05-26 08:01

Asian banks face threat from profit plunge, digital rivals: McKinsey Asia-Pacific banks must radically reform and slash costs or else they will eventually be forced to put themselves up for sale, as rapidly increasing competition from technology firms moving into banking transforms the sector, consultancy McKinsey sai...
2019-07-01 21:51

Roguebook goes to Kickstarter to fund this Faeria-inspired roguelike digital card game Belgium game studio Abrakam is taking is looking to Kickstarter to raise funds for its next game, a rougelike digital card game called Roguebook.Read More...
2019-06-06 16:17

Building the Brexit party: how Nigel Farage copied Italy's digital populists The former Ukip leader forged an alliance with the Five Star Movement just as they bulldozed Italian politics using a tightly controlled digital operation. And now he’s putting their techniques to work in Britain. By Darren LoucaidesOne day in Januar...
2019-05-21 16:17

Fox News Digital posts best quarter ever in multi-platform views, beats CNN in key metrics Fox News Digital finished the second quarter of 2019 with 4.8 billion page views, its highest multi-platform total in history, topping CNN as the No. 1 news organization in multiple metrics, according to Comscore. ...
2019-07-16 02:34

U.S. proposes barring big tech companies from offering financial services, digital currencies A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by the Democratic majority that leads the House Financial Services Committee, according to a co...
2019-07-15 00:17

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavior at today's tech giants such as Alphabet's Google...
2019-06-12 00:51

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in t...
2019-05-21 20:17

Cisco Live 2017: How apps can make or break digital transformation in the enterprise Matt Chotin, senior director of AppDynamics, talks about how having the right app is essential to digital transformation. A new study shows that 60% of consumers have deleted an app or abandoned a website after just one attempt, if there are problems...
2019-05-21 17:34

THE EVOLUTION OF THE US NEOBANK MARKET: Why the US digital-only banking space may finally be poised for the spotlight (GS, JPM) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Neobanks, digital-only banks that aren’t saddled by tradition...
2019-06-19 23:34

CORRECTED-Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused fo...
2019-06-01 00:17

REFILE-UPDATE 4-French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washington and the European Union....
2019-07-11 15:51

Budget 2019 Bats For Heavy Investment In Infra, Digital Economy, Job Creation Underlining the importance of "Make in India" for fulfilling this goal, the Finance Minister has proposed a number of initiatives as part of a framework for kick-starting the virtuous cycle of......
2019-07-05 12:34

Digital transformation efforts changing companies, careers, teams on multiple fronts A study by Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review highlights how managers expect their companies and careers to change in unforeseen ways due to digitization....
2019-06-04 16:17

UPDATE 1-Private equity firm Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for infrastructure fund Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack and Digital Bridge Holdings, said on Wednesday it had raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as...
2019-06-05 17:34

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The digitization of daily life is making phones and connected devices the preferred payment tools f...
2019-06-05 23:00

Brazil retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup Airfox, according to a filing on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:34

Brazilian retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup Airfox, according to a filing on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 01:17

SuperData: Mortal Kombat 11 and Fortnite help digital game sales hit $8.8 billion in April NetherRealm's latest fighter continues to break new records. While console spending is up overall, PC is down 4% despite the success of free-to-play games.Read More...
2019-05-22 22:34

Western Digital bulks up IntelliFlash family with more NVMe, high density options Meanwhile, Western Digital's updated IntelliFlash software extends its data management feature set with transparent dataset migration and hybrid-cloud data mobility....
2019-07-16 16:34

White House Hosts Social Media Summit for Pro-Trump Digital Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
2019-07-11 20:34

St John's Wood flat overlooking Lords: watch Joe Root and the England team play in the Cricket World Cup from the privacy of your own penthouse With plush interiors and two terraces, the glamorous three-bedroom apartment overlooks the Lord's cricket ground and has fabulous views across London – it is listed at £4.5 million....
2019-05-23 14:51

Police continue to track digital evidence after arrest in the death of student Mackenzie Lueck Salt Lake City Police and the FBI are scouring a digital trail even after the arrest of a suspect in the disappearance and death of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck.        ...
2019-06-30 06:17

Ebony magazine's digital staff abruptly laid off without pay as asset auction looms The team was some of the last staff left of the iconic magazine started by John H. Johnson in 1945. An auction of Ebony's photo archive is set for July 15.       ...
2019-06-22 02:17

Global private banking debate: Trust, scale and security key factors in a digital world Meeting the needs of high net-worth families is more challenging and fascinating than ever. Private banks are investing in new forms of digital communication, catering to clients’ philanthropic demands, boosting fee transparency and finding ways to a...
2019-05-21 18:51

Traditional TV usage is declining across every demographic — here's how digital media companies are recreating content bundles This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence As streaming becomes an increasingly mainstream behavior among consumers, the video industry has pr...
2019-07-02 13:00

US warns French digital services tax targets American companies, raising tariffs threat The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced Wednesday that it had launched an investigation into whether U.S. companies were being unfairly targeted by a tax on digital services expected to pass the French parliament Thursday, raising the threat...
2019-07-11 03:17

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesday called for a “complete” federal ban on the government’s use of this technology.Read more......
2019-07-09 15:00

The Middle East and Africa have 'huge upside' in digital transformation: Abu Dhabi Global Market The Middle East and Africa have seen many changes in terms of digital transformation, but there's still "huge upside," and financial technology firms are looking for opportunities there, according to Abu Dhabi Global Market....
2019-06-28 08:51

Call9, a start-up selling digital medical services to nursing homes, is shutting down operations Call9 is shutting down operations, CEO Timothy Peck says. But he is continuing to run the company's medical unit and plans to pivot the business....
2019-06-28 09:34

Stonewall Forever: 50 years later, digital monument debuts. LGBTQ activists say it couldn't be more timely. Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
2019-06-04 15:17

Monday’s Daily Brief: the future of food and digital tech, labour justice in focus, denuclearization, and Kosovo This Monday, top stories includes: a new report on risks and opportunities of digital technology; social justice for all at the centenary UN labour conference; updates on Iran’s and North Korea’s nuclear programmes; tackling today’s problems with foo...
2019-06-11 03:00

Crypto bulls hail Facebook's reported move into digital assets as a key moment in tech history Facebook's reported move into cryptocurrency could amount to the biggest catalyst for digital assets in their decade-long history, some crypto investors say....
2019-06-17 22:51

Apple introduces privacy-focused ‘Sign in with Apple’ button for sites and apps Apple addressed privacy problems by calling out trackers around the world at its WWDC developer conference. To address that, the company introduced a new sign in method: Sign in with Apple. Just like ‘login with Google’ and ‘login with Facebook,’ you...
2019-06-03 21:34

THE AI IN TRANSPORTATION REPORT: How automakers can use artificial intelligence to cut costs, open new revenue streams, and adapt to the digital age (TM, LYFT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. New technology is disrupting legacy automakers' busines...
2019-07-02 13:00

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to ...
2019-05-21 20:17

Privacy and who's tracking you: Where's the villain? We sum up our four-part privacy series with some thoughts on where the tech firms need to improve for the consumer.       ...
2019-06-29 03:17

OnePlus 6T, OnePlus 5T Beta Updates Bring Fnatic Mode, Digital Wellbeing New Oxygen OS Open Beta Updates for the OnePlus 5, 5T, 6, and 6T have introduced the June Android security patch, Digital Wellbeing, and Fnatic Mode....
2019-06-13 15:34