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1 hr ago | Business Wire
The survey was fielded by Harris Interactive to 2,100 Americans adults, and developed by WP Engine using the company's expertise in content management and website hosting.
2 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
Wearables are much more than a consumer fad. They are a natural step in the digital transformation of the workplace, with the potential to drive significant productivity and efficiency gains for organizations that can cleverly take advantage of them.
3 hrs ago | CNET News.com
According to a survey, Americans say their biggest concern with online infiltrators is that their financial info will be spied on.
5 hrs ago | Wired
There is no doubt the integrity of our communications and the privacy of our online activities have been the biggest casualty of the NSA's unfettered surveillance of our digital lives.
5 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
Authorities should act immediately to stop this new vast expansion of Facebook's data collection and user profiling, privacy groups said U.S. and EU privacy and consumer groups called on privacy regulators to stop Facebook's plans to gather the Internet browsing patterns of its users while they visit other sites.
6 hrs ago | BetaNews
Addressing the Hackers on Planet Earth conference over the weekend of 18 July, Edward Snowden entreated hackers, engineers and activists to fight surveillance by building a new generation of privacy tools for everyone to use.
Microsoft appears to be the latest US company targeted by China for antitrust investigation as government officials paid sudden visits to the software firm's Chinese offices on Monday.
We need to keep in mind that soft-logins are a user convenience option for regular users of a web-based solution.
The Uniform Law Commission may have a solution. Finding and closing down individuals' online accounts are necessary to ensure that all of their assets are being dealt with appropriately, especially if the deceased used online banking or had an automatic billing account with a website such as Netflix, according to a Deseret News article .
Just how much information we give away about ourselves as we browse the Web has been raised again by a tracking device used in thousands of Web sites.
Plaintiffs alleged that Viacom and Google violated the Video Privacy Protection Act and other federal and state privacy laws by improperly collecting and passing along information when end users viewed videos or games at Viacom-owned websites .
For starters, it couldn't possibly be fun to try to apply existing statute to a brand new category of aircraft .
Now, according to a report on the news the other day, the information that was supposedly erased off a "smart" phone can be retrieved.
The folks over at Google are certainly an extremely creative bunch - after all, some of their side projects have ended up as a main service in the company's history, and who knows, Project Baseline, otherwise known as the Baseline Study, might be the next in line? Basically, Project Baseline works this way - it will collect anonymous genetic and ... (more)
It appears that concern about government snooping may actually be an issue of equal importance to Democrats and Republicans, at least while a Democrat is in the White House.
Average consumers now worry much more about data security than they once did. Service providers are encountering new questions and can fill a new role.
Deadbolts protect a home. Safety deposit boxes protect valuable documents. Safes protect jewelry, guns and other personal possessions.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 09:15 am
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