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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....

Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls

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Google Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Google may have released Chrome 75 just last week, but it’s already lining up a few nifty features for its upcoming release. Most importantly, the be...
11:42, 06/14/2019

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 ...
13:56, 05/31/2019

How to Get Past Paywalls in Chrome's Incognito Mode Chrome: As one who spends quite a bit of time browsing the news from various sites around the web, it’s frustrating to encounter paywall after paywal...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Latest Google Chrome version for Android has two great improvements The Google Chrome browser for Android is getting an update to version 75 (75.0.3770.67), which includes a password manager. The latter, according to ...
05:42, 06/11/2019

Microsoft’s bringing some nifty improvements to Chromium-based Edge and Chrome Microsoft is working on making Chromium-based Edge and Google’s Chrome browser smoother when it comes to scrolling, and also aiming to help ou...
13:42, 05/08/2019

Microsoft Insists Improvements in AI Need Not Come at the Cost of Privacy Microsoft announced a "zero-code" experience for the people who don't write code and brought a "code-first" machine learning experience for developer...
17:56, 05/15/2019

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 cont...
19:42, 05/21/2019

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 develope...
01:28, 05/31/2019

Google Chrome Set Offer Privacy Tools to Limit Online Tracking: Report Google is set to roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies, the Wall Stree...
09:14, 05/07/2019

Make Google Chrome use less RAM (2019 edition) One of the biggest complaints about Google Chrome is that the browser uses a lot of system RAM. Problem is, part of why Chrome is so responsive is th...
13:28, 06/05/2019

Chrome will make it harder for companies to track you — except Google Chrome browser will make it harder for companies that are not Google to track you online. Google is about to make a move that will prove that it’s al...
00:14, 05/08/2019

Google will no longer make tablets, but Chrome OS lives on In case you were holding out for a Google or Pixel-branded tablet, I’ve got some bad news: the company is no longer interested in building these devi...
11:00, 06/21/2019

Make mobile advertising easier, please With so much choice, mobile app developers struggle to land on a monetization strategy that maximizes revenue while still meeting the needs of users....
16:56, 05/24/2019

Jabra wants to make videoconferencing easier than ever The age of poor videoconferencing could finally be at an end thanks to a new release from Jabra.The company has today revealed the launch of its Pana...
17:28, 06/13/2019

How to Make Any Smartphone More Accessible and Easier to Use We’re not all blessed with 20/20 vision, super-sharp hearing and the dexterity to easily operate a touchscreen—and even for those of us who are, it’s...
22:14, 06/14/2019

This New Windows 10 Feature Could Make Your Life a Bit Easier Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 preview build for Windows Insiders members. Apart from some bug fixes and improvements, it comes with a few h...
13:28, 06/07/2019

4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to cons...
22:14, 05/22/2019

Chrome browser will make it harder for companies to track you online – unless they’re Google Chrome browser will make it harder for companies that are not Google to track you online Google is about to make a move that will prove that it&rsquo...
17:56, 05/07/2019

House resolution would make it easier to enforce subpoenas WASHINGTON (AP) — A resolution being voted on in the House would make it easier for Democrats to sue members of President Donald Trump’s admini...
06:56, 06/11/2019

Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier for kids to read Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings a...
23:28, 06/20/2019

Apple needs to make it easier to update older iPhones A UK watchdog has forced Apple to be more open with customers about the impact updates will have on iPhone performance. But this highlights a problem...
14:56, 05/23/2019

Make Salad Prep Easier With Kitchen Shears Salads, in my opinion, should be a fork-only operation. Once the salad is prepared—preferably in a large mixing bowl—one should be able to stab and s...
00:56, 04/30/2019

Android Q will make it easier to change connectivity settings A feature in Android Q will automatically blacklist a Wi-Fi network that a user manually disconnects from. According to the Android Developers websit...
04:56, 06/09/2019

10 top-rated Amazon products that make traveling easier Travel is an escape from the worries of everyday life. And these products will help keep your vacation worry-free.       &#...
19:14, 05/07/2019

Airbus startup aims to make satellite imagery easier to use Airbus might just make it easier to use the growing treasure trove of high-res satellite imagery. The aerospace giant has launched a space tech star...
19:14, 05/07/2019

Windows 10 will make finding files much easier in File Explorer A fresh preview build for Windows 10 has been released to fast ring testers trying out the 20H1 update – in other words, the update thatȁ...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Google Assistant and other apps now make it easier to have dinner delivered Don't know what to have for dinner? Too tired to cook? Google announced today that it has updated apps like Google Search, Google Maps and the Google...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Small businesses: Having trouble hiring? Make the process easier Workers have choices. Doing these things gives your small business a better chance at landing the employees you need.      ...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Instagram will make it easier to recover your password if your account is ever hacked Whether they’re attempting to steal your Instagram account to sell it back to you for Bitcoin, or whether they have different plans with it, ha...
15:28, 06/17/2019

NY Dems make it easier to vote in 2020 presidential primary ALBANY– The New York State Democratic Party voted unanimously Wednesday to make it easier for registered independent voters to re-enroll as Dem...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Wealth Matters: 4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to cons...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Michigan agrees to make it easier for college students to vote An settlement between the secretary of state and College Democrats will change the enforcement of a 20-year-old law that made it harder for students ...
01:28, 06/06/2019

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people “connect with their ancestry” through a h...
02:28, 05/22/2019

Pitiful Mets lay down, make it easier to justify Mickey Callaway firing MIAMI — Come get them. Come get the vast majority of this Mets roster and haul it to the nearest garage sale, where it can be peddled for penni...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Congress moves to make it easier for older workers to prove age discrimination The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer's decision to discipli...
01:42, 06/12/2019

Ocasio-Cortez wants to make it easier to study magic mushrooms, other psychedelic drugs Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., filed legislation on Friday to make it easier for researchers to study the therapeutic and medical benefits of...
18:42, 06/09/2019

Senate bill wants to make it easier for ex-prisoners to start a business | Gene Marks The New Start Act plans to use ‘the power of entrepreneurship’ to help people who have been in prison build something specialShould someone who commi...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Jessica Andrade's Neck Slam KO Was Legal, But That Doesn't Make It Any Easier To Watch Tip to tail, UFC 237 was a bummer. Saturday’s event felt sour from the start of the prelims—when former UFC champ B.J. Penn led off the undercard on...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Google makes 180 on Chrome tablets to produce Chrome laptops exclusively Earlier this year, we had heard that Google confirmed plans for new Chrome tablets and laptops. Now, Google has made an about-face, and scrapped plan...
22:28, 06/20/2019

Exclusive: Trump administration proposal would make it easier to deport immigrants who use public benefits The Trump administration is considering reversing long-standing policy to make it easier to deport U.S. legal permanent residents who have used publi...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Six San Francisco Supervisors Could Make Privacy History This Week Six officials in San Francisco this week could change the legal landscape for facial recognition technology in the heart of America’s technology indu...
15:56, 05/13/2019

Google Privacy Tools to Make Cookies Crumble, Competitors Stumble Google is set to unveil a new way to limit the use of browser-tracking cookies, a move that could strengthen the search giant’s advertising dominance...
17:14, 05/06/2019

Mark Zuckerberg explains how Facebook will make big bucks from privacy: Payments and commerce Facebook on Tuesday announced a bevy of new shopping features for its various apps, setting a business foundation for the company's pivot to pri...
21:14, 05/01/2019

Tax season is over. Here's how to make next year's even easier Income-tax planning really is a year-round pursuit. Now that April 15 has come and gone, here are suggestions for managing the rest of the year. ...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Kamala Harris' 2020 bid seems to fade as other Democrats bypass her Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ star appears to be dimming as other Democrats rise past her while she struggles to gain a footing am...
16:28, 06/01/2019

UP Man Arrested In Nepal For Running Illegal Call Bypass Scam A 36-year-old Indian man has been arrested in Nepal for illegally operating call bypass on international calls that caused a loss of millions of rup...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Mac security hole reportedly lets attackers bypass app safeguards Apple may have another Gatekeeper security flaw on its hands. Researcher Filippo Cavallarin has detailed a macOS vulnerability that he said would le...
05:14, 05/26/2019

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secre...
09:14, 05/24/2019

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese ci...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Ar...
03:56, 05/24/2019

N Korean eatery accused of selling facial recognition products to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese ci...
06:42, 05/20/2019

WhatsApp threatens legal action against advertisements for tools that bypass anti-spam restrictions WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, to thwart attempts to bypass usage restrict...
09:42, 06/12/2019

NFL teams up with NCAA for next round of safety improvements INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL is teaming up with the NCAA to make football safer. Two of the league’s top medical experts, Jeff Miller and Dr. Al...
21:14, 06/18/2019

Here are the biggest improvements coming to your iPhone this fall Apple talked about all of the major features coming to your iPhone in iOS 13 this fall, and it put a big focus on performance enhancements, a new Dar...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Tucson nurses picket for staffing improvements TUCSON – Nurses at Tenet hospitals are joining forces to raise patient care awareness. Local registered nurses gathered outside St. Joseph’ Hospital ...
06:56, 05/29/2019

Improvements in U.S. Air Quality Are Saving Thousands of Lives a Year Recent improvements in U.S. air quality are saving thousands of lives per year, according to the latest Health of the Air report from the American Th...
21:42, 05/22/2019

Jordan: WSR will find only small improvements with BTCC 3 Series Andrew Jordan reckons his WSR team will find "only very small" improvements with its BMW 330i M Sport, despite the car being brand new to the British...
15:14, 05/28/2019

Federal government commits $73M to Toronto sewer improvements The funding will bolster $133 Million in City funds already committed to reduce the amount of basement flooding over four wards in north-west Toronto...
22:42, 06/10/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 first update brings important camera improvements The ZenFone 6 hasn't even been released in the United States and Asus is already pushing out a major update that brings important camera enhancements...
05:14, 05/28/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 Trio Gets May Update With Camera Improvements: Report Samsung has reportedly started rolling out a new software update for the trio of Galaxy S10 smartphones. The update is currently said to be live in S...
15:42, 05/23/2019

Google pulls back the curtain on all the features and improvements of Android Q An hour into its keynote address at Google I/O 2019 on Tuesday, Google finally dove into Android Q — the next big update for the company’...
23:42, 05/07/2019

China's water quality improvements 'imbalanced' in first quarter: Xinhua Pollution increased in some of China's major lakes, rivers and reservoirs in the first quarter even though the country's overall water quality improv...
13:28, 05/18/2019

Android Auto gets new look, dark mode and lots of nifty improvements Google announced a major update for Android Auto is now available for download. Since its launch back in 2015, Android Auto has expanded to support m...
00:14, 05/07/2019

Fedora 30 brings immense quality of life improvements to Linux on the desktop Fedora 30 brings the usual mix of performance improvements and new packages, though progress in Fedora and associated projects makes Linux on the des...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Five Years After Surgery, Face Transplant Recipients Experience Significant Improvements A five-year follow-up of six face transplant patients has found significant improvements in their sensory and motor functions, along with reported im...
19:28, 05/31/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 update adds Night mode improvements, new features Samsung continues to improve the Galaxy S10 family with important new features and additional functionality. The upcoming update focuses on camera en...
00:28, 05/24/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with File Explorer and accessibility improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18894 from the 20H1 branch with File Explorer and accessibility improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read M...
10:42, 05/09/2019

Latest Nova Launcher update brings night mode improvements, more Nova Launcher developer Cliff Wade has just announced a new update for one of the most popular Android launchers out there. The main improvements inc...
20:56, 06/15/2019

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ update adds Night Mode function, other improvements Samsung's last year flagships, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ are getting new features and improvements in the latest update, which is dubbed June security pa...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Zendesk launches Answer Bot API and mobile SDKs, rolls out Guide Enterprise improvements Zendesk's Answer Bot is now available in more places, including the web and mobile platforms. Meanwhile, Guide Enterprise has gained new features.Rea...
16:42, 06/12/2019

Huawei woes, OnePlus 7 Pro, Forerunner 945, and Pixel Slate improvements (MobileTechRoundup show #470) Huawei had a heck of a week last week and it seems Matt's expensive P30 Pro may not be worth much anymore. Kevin showed off improvements in the Pixel...
05:56, 05/27/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 update brings camera improvements, Night Mode still missing Samsung is pushing out a new update that brings a couple of improvements to the Galaxy Note 9's camera. It's not something major, but it's those litt...
22:56, 05/02/2019

Google Chrome is getting a seriously useful new feature on Android Opening a ton of tabs in Chrome, even the mobile version, is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The current card-style interface of...
16:56, 05/27/2019

Chrome Becomes Web 'Gatekeeper' and Rivals Complain Few home-grown Google products have been as successful as Chrome. Launched in 2008, it has more than 63% of the market and about 70% on desktop compu...
19:56, 05/29/2019

Block Comments on the Web With This Chrome Extension Scroll the comment section on virtually any site on the web and you’re bound to encounter at least a few toxic comments. Maybe more than a few, depen...
03:42, 05/06/2019

The Best Browsers for Ad Blocking (That Aren't Chrome) As if we didn’t have enough reasons to move away from Chrome, Google has doubled down on changes that negatively affect how content-blocking browser ...
04:42, 05/31/2019

Top 10 'under the hood' Google Chrome tweaks There's a lot you can do to tweak the Google Chrome browser, as long as you know how to lift the hood and what to tweak. Here is a selection of my fa...
22:00, 05/13/2019

A web browser you forgot existed might soon be faster than Chrome Mozilla has dramatically changed the look and feel of its browser since the introduction of Firefox Quantum two years ago now — a release that ...
00:42, 05/22/2019

Google may let users limit tracking in Chrome Google might not be done tightening privacy controls. Wall Street Journal contacts claim that the search firm is poised to launch a "dashboard-like"...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Google quietly ruined Chrome, and we almost missed it Google’s Chrome is the most popular way to browse the web on desktop and mobile, thanks to a combination of features that make it a reliable, a...
23:28, 05/31/2019

Chrome can display websites in dark mode, if you want it to If you like using dark mode in your apps, Chrome is going one better -- it now supports dark mode for websites as well. Simply enable the new feature...
15:14, 06/14/2019

How to allow pop-ups in a Google Chrome browser, from all websites or specific ones only Pop-ups can be mostly terrible, but sometimes they're necessary, and that likely means you have to manually allow them to appear within your browser....
23:00, 05/13/2019

How to Give YouTube a 'Classic' Look on Firefox and Chrome If you feel nostalgic for the way YouTube used to be, or at least how it used to look, it’s possible to go back. An extension called “YouTube Classic...
23:42, 05/13/2019

How to turn on dark mode in Chrome for Android Samsung did it, Huawei did it, and Google and Apple will be employing it in the 2019 versions of their venerable mobile operating systems - dark mode...
17:14, 06/19/2019

Chrome will let you block cross-site tracking The rumors were true -- Google plans to let you block cross-site tracking in Chrome. The search firm has unveiled efforts to improve its cookie cont...
00:42, 05/08/2019

Google Chrome tips: Manage your tabs like a pro Got too many tabs open in Google Chrome? Yeah, you're not alone. Same here. Fortunately, the Google Chrome engineers know this too and have made tool...
19:28, 04/28/2019

How to Screenshot Entire Web Pages Without a Chrome Extension Chrome: Capturing screenshots is easy, whether you’re on Windows (hit the Print Screen button your keyboard) or Mac (Shift-Command-5). And while you ...
00:56, 04/30/2019

How to Enable Chrome's New Dark Mode on Android Dark mode has stealthily rolled out to the Android version of Google Chrome as a part of the app’s most recent updates. Finally, we can all stare at ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

How to Spot a Fake Address Bar in Chrome on Android False login pages are a common method of phishing login credentials from users. If a website look legit, it’s easy for your muscle memory to kick in ...
00:56, 04/30/2019

Report Suspicious Sites to Google Using This Chrome Extension If you’ve used Chrome for any length of time, you’ve probably stumbled across its scary red interstitial—otherwise known as the Google Safe Browsing ...
21:56, 06/19/2019

Google turns Duplex into fancy autofill for Chrome Duplex, Google's AI reservation feature, already knows how to dial a phone. Starting later this year, it will also be able to rent you a car or ...
20:56, 05/07/2019

Avoid Game of Thrones Spoilers With This Chrome Extension If you’re a Game of Thrones fan and can’t watch the final episode tonight, the struggle to avoid spoilers will be inevitably quite hard come tomorrow...
21:42, 05/19/2019

How To Turn Off Images in Chrome's Omnibox Search Results The latest and greatest version of Google Chrome makes changes that most people won’t likely notice, such as tweaks to how the browser loads pages an...
21:56, 06/06/2019

Chrome OS unifies Google Assistant and device searches You don't have to be quite so picky when you start a search on your Chromebook. Google has released Chrome OS 74, whose cornerstone is a rework...
05:14, 05/02/2019

Chrome will limit full ad blocking to enterprise users The days of easily blocking ads in Google Chrome may soon be over thanks to a proposed change to the browser's extensions system called Manifest...
23:28, 05/30/2019

MDS vulnerabilities lead Chrome OS 74 to disable hyper-threading Hyper-Threading, Intel's implementation of symmetric multithreading (SMT) can be exploited using the newly-disclosed MDS vulnerabilities, like Fallou...
19:28, 05/16/2019

Chrome exploit uses a fake address bar for phishing attacks Cyberattackers don't need to find obscure technical flaws to launch phishing attacks -- they might just need a screen capture and some clever we...
08:00, 04/29/2019

Chrome users can now give and receive remote support via the web Remote desktop applications have grown in popularity as they can be used to provide support remotely and with the release of Chrome 75, Google is mak...
23:42, 06/06/2019

Remove Gmail's Clutter With the Chrome Extension 'Simplify' Chrome: Sometimes, the very best hacks are the simplest. And it’s no surprise that the Chrome extension Simplify is one of my new favorites, because ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Chrome 75 for Android will suggest super-strong passwords Google is slowly making the stable version of Chrome 75 available for all users on both mobile and desktop. It comes with various features for every ...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Google’s Safe Browsing service gets its own Chrome extension The Suspicious Site Reporter Extension lets users report sites to Google Safe Browsing, and Chrome has a new warning to protect users from deceptive ...
20:28, 06/18/2019

It’s Never Been Easier to Be a C.E.O., and the Pay Keeps Rising Compensation for top bosses grew at double the pace of ordinary workers’ wages, according to our annual analysis. Topping the list: Elon Musk, with a...
16:42, 05/24/2019

Boeing CEO calls handling of 737 Max crashes a 'mistake,' vows improvements Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg calls his company's handling of two software-related crashes of the 737 Max aircraft a 'mistake.'  ...
21:14, 06/16/2019

Galaxy S10 update delivers improvements to Night mode, but it still can’t touch Google’s Night Sight The Night Sight shooting mode Google introduced this past November has been nothing short of a game-changer. Relying on advanced software techniques,...
21:28, 05/23/2019

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport planning for airport expansion, improvements PHOENIX (AP) – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is looking two decades ahead with a plan that calls for expanding and improving facilit...
10:14, 06/14/2019

Chrome 75 arrives with Web Share API file support and numeric separators Google Chrome 75 brings hint for low latency canvas contexts, files supported in the Web Share API, numeric separators, and more developer features.R...
03:56, 06/05/2019

Google is cracking down on Drive and Chrome extensions that abuse your data Google is expanding its privacy audit to make third-party developer access to Chrome and Google Drive more secure. To that effect, developers must re...
14:28, 05/31/2019

Chromium-based Edge (and Chrome) may get a better Incognito Mode on Windows 10 You’re likely aware that Chrome has an Incognito Mode, and Microsoft is seemingly planning to improve the level of privacy this gives web surf...
18:14, 05/03/2019

Mozilla Firefox ups tracking protection to match Safari, exceed Chrome Like Apple's Safari, Firefox’s tracking prevention stops ad networks from identifying your browser with cookies that follow you across th...
17:14, 06/04/2019

This ingenious Chrome extension adds a ‘random episode’ button to Netflix The team at streaming news website Flixed that introduced a Chrome extension last year which added a “random episode” button to Hulu is n...
23:56, 06/18/2019

Google is limiting ad-blockers in Chrome, but Opera and Vivaldi won't follow suit Google is planning to revamp its extensions system in a way that will break several popular ad-blockers, but the developers of several other Chromium...
11:28, 06/10/2019

Beware! Google Chrome address bar can reportedly be used to launch a phishing attack A researcher has found an exploit in the Google Chrome browser for mobile that could be used to launch phishing attacks.     ...
16:56, 04/29/2019

This is how Google’s Chrome lets the cookies track you, imagined in real life Chrome has become like spyware for the company, allowing more tracker cookies than any other browser. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler imagines how that...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Google's new Chrome extension makes it easy to report suspicious sites Google's Safe Browsing feature will only work if it knows what websites to protect you against, which is why the tech giant is encouraging users...
08:42, 06/19/2019

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated with a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a pa...
08:14, 06/16/2019

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a ...
04:42, 05/31/2019

Microsoft Making the Text You Type Into Chrome in Incognito Mode Private Microsoft is working with the Chromium open source project to improve usability and privacy, as it prepares to launch its own Chromium-based version ...
15:14, 05/03/2019

Yankees don’t want Red Sox’s uphill climb to get easier It must feel like requiring two tanks of gas to complete your journey when your competitors require only one. Or needing two cans of Red Bull. When y...
10:28, 05/31/2019

It seems easier to go car-less nowadays. But should you? Here are nine factors to ponder. Location, public transit options and budget play a role. But don’t forget to consider personal issues such as how flexible you are or whether you lov...
16:42, 04/30/2019

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. Accord...
23:00, 06/15/2019

Hunter-gathering seems to have been easier than farming Enlarge / An Agta family relaxing in the afternoon. (credit: Mark Dyble) For most of our history, humans got hold of food like any other animal: by...
01:42, 05/25/2019

Google will soon let Chrome users block advanced tracking cookies, report suggests Google is tightening its Chrome browser’s privacy controls, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Sources familiar with the matter...
05:56, 05/07/2019

Google's Chrome plans 'risk undermining fight against online child abuse' A planned change to the Chrome web browser by Google would have a "catastrophic impact on victims of online child sexual abuse" by undermining intern...
22:00, 06/06/2019

This Chrome plugin removes search bias to give women the visibility they deserve Throughout history, women in STEM have contributed massively to build the world as we know it today — from Rosalind Franklin, a chemist whose researc...
12:42, 05/02/2019

Galaxy Fold delay, Huawei P30 Pro first look, View 2, Chrome OS updates (MobileTechRoundup show #467) Samsung took back the review units and cancelled the launch of the Galaxy Fold. A couple new phones showed up last week, Pixel prices drop in anticip...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Study: More electric cars could help us breathe easier Electric vehicles have a small but fast-growing share of the car market. This switch from the gas-powered internal combustion engine to battery-power...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Box update makes it easier to sort out your storage Cloud content management company Box has announced its all new Box Relay to help simplify business processes across organization's extended ente...
04:42, 05/23/2019

Do Easier Versions of Pull-ups and Pushups at the Playground If it’s been a long time since you could clamber across the monkey bars, playgrounds might seem like they don’t offer many options for upper body wor...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Interested in TSA PreCheck? It might soon be cheaper and easier to sign up TSA, trying to boost enrollment in the expedited security program, is studying options including a shorter, cheaper membership and mobile enrollment....
05:42, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump Says Re-Election Will Be Easier If He Is Impeached US President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday his chances of retaining the White House in 2020 would be strengthened if Democratic ...
18:42, 06/23/2019

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categ...
16:00, 06/08/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and...
19:14, 05/08/2019

This $15 Accessory Made Carrying My Bike Up Four Floors So Much Easier One of the true joys of living in Brooklyn is taking my bike for a few laps around Prospect Park. Sadly, hoisting my 25 lb. Priority Bike on my shoul...
06:56, 05/22/2019

MIT finds smaller neural networks that are easier to train Despite all the advancements in artificial intelligence, most AI-based products still rely on "deep neural networks," which are often extremely large...
23:28, 05/06/2019

Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite. The new offering is part of G Suite Migrate, which launched in beta in early 2019.Rea...
22:28, 06/03/2019

Reporting on the Retirees Making Migrants’ Journeys a Little Easier Immigration-enforcement agencies have come to rely on nonprofits and their army of volunteers to help send migrants on their way. In Tucson, I met a ...
12:14, 05/29/2019

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive a...
18:42, 06/06/2019

Skipping may be easier on the knees than running and burn more calories (Reuters Health) - Skipping - an exercise many people may not have tried since their school days on the playground - may actually be a great grownup ...
18:42, 04/30/2019

Instagram Testing an Easier Way of Recovering Hacked Accounts Instagram is testing a new in-app account recovery process. To control cases where the hackers alter username and contact data linked to the accounts...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Crisp packets made of a new material could be much easier to recycle Crisp packets are currently hard to recycle, but a new material made of extremely thin sheets of plastic could make them more environmentally friendl...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Newly recognised form of dementia could now be easier to diagnose Limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy (LATE) is distinct from Alzheimer’s disease and tends to affect people near the end of their liv...
19:42, 04/30/2019

Your best broadband, phone and TV deal just got even easier to find thanks to Ofcom It's about to get easier to get the ultimate deals on broadband, TV and phone offerings, following new rules announced by Ofcom. A whopping 20 m...
14:42, 05/16/2019

Life on the Road Gets Easier as Truckers Adopt Technology Trucking, logistics and supply-chain operators are taking the digital tools used to automate repetitive tasks around the office and using them in the...
12:56, 06/05/2019

Classic Blade Runner Game Is About To Get A Lot Easier To Play Westwood’s Blade Runner point-and-click adventure from 1997 isn’t just a fantastic game in its own right, it’s also one of—if not the—finest adaptati...
02:42, 06/18/2019

Update to mobile YouTube app makes life a little bit easier A server-side update is being sent out to the mobile YouTube app, according to Android Police. It doesn't contain a major change, but for those who l...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find your...
15:14, 06/07/2019

Why China’s Wild Stock Swings May Get Easier to Ride China’s $7.6 trillion stock market is the world’s second largest but is far from the most sophisticated. Global investors have long clamored for impr...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Google makes Remote Desktop access much easier If you've ever found yourself in the unenviable position of helping a friend or relative with computer issues, you'll know how frustrating ...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Google promises to block cross-site cookies and fingerprinting in Chrome, announces ads transparency extension Chrome will soon protect users from cross-site cookies and fingerprinting. Google also plans to launch an open source ads transparency browser extens...
02:28, 05/08/2019

Divorce doesn’t seem to get any easier in the latest trailer for the HBO comedy's third season Divorce season two wrapped up in a fairly final way last year, with Sarah Jessica Parker’s Frances all alone as her kids embark a trip to Europe with...
23:56, 06/12/2019

Amazon Alexa's voice-command history is now much easier to delete Following recent privacy concerns suggesting that Amazon employees may be listening to your recorded Alexa conversations, the online retail giant has...
07:14, 05/30/2019

Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery proces...
07:28, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive a...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Google is making it easier to build Android apps on a Chromebook At I/O last year, Google announced it was adding Linux support to Chrome OS, a move that made it a lot easier for web and Android developers to use C...
00:42, 05/08/2019

New BenQ monitors feature an 'ePaper' mode for easier reading BenQ has launched new monitors with an "ePaper" mode aimed to make reading text easier for some users, Liliputing reports.BenQ has been considering t...
02:42, 06/18/2019

Update to app makes it easier for Apple iPhone users to get expert help If you're an Apple iPhone user in the U.S., the update to version 3.1 of the Apple Support app adds a useful new feature. According to MacRumors, the...
04:14, 05/14/2019

iOS 13 makes it easier to browse, view and edit photos and videos Aside from the introduction of that system-wide dark mode in iOS 13, Apple is also making it easier to browse, view and edit your photos and videos. ...
21:14, 06/03/2019

The new Kindle Oasis’ adjustable hue makes night reading much easier The new Kindle Oasis e-reader has been announced and it has a fancy new feature: a color adjustable backlight. Basically, rather than simply changing...
16:42, 06/19/2019

5 Seconds of Summer Drops New Video "Easier" and the Internet Cannot Handle It Even in the dark, 5 Seconds of Summer looks so perfect. The Aussie band--made up of Michael Clifford, Calum Hood, Luke Hemmings and Ashton Irwin--d...
22:14, 05/23/2019

The best free email client 2019: the easier way to manage your messages It would be very difficult to manage with using email nowadays, and even with a free email client you can keep on top of your communication without h...
21:00, 05/10/2019

New Google Play Store UI heading your way makes it easier to navigate Google has started pushing out a new UI for the Google Play Store according to Android Police. Not only does the update include a Material Design mak...
19:56, 05/31/2019

Google Trips portal makes it easier to plan vacations online Google has launched a portal for travel planning, which can help make it a lot easier to organize trips on the web. It's the desktop version of ...
18:56, 05/15/2019

Robert McCracken explains why Anthony Joshua has found it easier to focus in the USA 'Anthony Joshua can stand on a street corner here, he can't do that in the UK,' says his trainer Robert McCracken The post Robert McCracken explains ...
23:42, 05/30/2019

Jacob deGrom makes life a lot easier for Mickey Callaway, Mets When you have your Cy Young winner on the mound at home against the expansion Marlins, when there is an organizationally-mandated urgency for you to ...
17:14, 05/12/2019

PayPal Makes It Easier to Authorise Payments on Android Devices in India Android users in India can now activate the One Touch facility in their PayPal account, which keeps you signed in on that device, for quicker payment...
17:28, 05/02/2019

Google adds Tiles to Wear OS, making key apps easier to see and swipe Wear OS smartwatches aren't as popular as they could be, but Google's still refining the experience to make key features easier to access with quick ...
12:28, 05/02/2019

Google Maps makes urban exploration even easier in its latest update Over the years, Google Maps has turned into the ultimate navigation tool for travelers and commuters around the world. But aside from being able to g...
12:42, 05/27/2019

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was...
07:28, 05/31/2019

United Airlines' new tool helps making your connecting flight easier United Airlines launched ConnectionSaver at two of the airline's busiest hubs and plans to expand to other airports in the future.   ...
01:14, 06/13/2019

Health and education start-ups say recruiting has gotten easier in wake of Facebook, Google scandals Traditionally, it's been a huge challenge for health-tech and ed-tech companies to recruit tech talent from Facebook, Google and the other big t...
19:56, 04/28/2019

Crime is rising in Mexico City, and gun rentals as cheap as $25 are making life easier for criminals REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Recent reports indicate that a variety of firearms are available for rent in Mexico City, where crime has been on the rise. The...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Apple is making it easier for developers to create a single app that works on both iPads and Macs (AAPL) Apple Apple is making it easier for developers to bring their iPad apps to Mac computers, the company announced at WWDC 2019. This will blur the l...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Amazon's latest Kindle Oasis lets you adjust the screen color for easier reading at night Amazon announced an all-new Kindle Oasis on Wednesday morning with a feature that lets you adjust the screen to warmer tones for easier reading at ni...
15:28, 06/19/2019

The Supreme Court's Latest Ruling Makes It Easier for Cops to Arrest Black Lives Matter Protesters It was a ruling that failed to register widely in terms of national news, but could have potentially devastating effects for protesters around the co...
06:42, 06/04/2019

Sweeping changes announced to overdrafts in UK aimed at making going into the red 'easier to manage' Hefty fixed fees charged on unarranged overdrafts are to be banned under a major shake-up of the "dysfunctional" market unveiled by a City watchdog t...
15:56, 06/07/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are mess...
18:14, 05/09/2019

The affordable Pixel 3a phones are much easier to repair than the pricier Pixel 3 series The Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL break the unwritten rules of affordable phones: rather than having a mediocre camera like all others, the new budget Pi...
09:42, 05/10/2019

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.  ...
17:28, 05/31/2019

Microsoft 365 Gets More Privacy Controls Microsoft has added new features to Microsoft 365 that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investi...
14:42, 05/01/2019

The new iOS Photos app makes it easier to manage and edit photos The iOS Photos app received a significant overhaul at WWDC. In addition to new editing features, there’s also a new focus on making it easier to appr...
21:28, 06/03/2019

Surfshark adds new privacy features to VPN Surfshark has added on two new services to its VPN service. From mid-June 2019, HackLock and BlindSearch will be introduced as Surfshark looks t...
13:56, 05/31/2019

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)    &#...
16:56, 06/06/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic a...
15:28, 05/01/2019

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 expansio...
22:42, 05/22/2019

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 ...
11:42, 06/04/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, t...
02:56, 05/11/2019

Hey Google, stop trying to redefine privacy Privacy was one of the themes of Google’s I/O keynote this year, and that’s understandable given what the competition has been doing all ...
01:56, 05/09/2019

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 by...
11:14, 05/22/2019

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 le...
04:42, 05/31/2019

Google: new products, increased privacy (NBC News) The next generation of Google is on display this week at the company’s developer conference. Google unveiled a line of lower-cost Pi...
19:28, 05/09/2019

Apple introduces new privacy options At the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 3, Apple revealed new privacy settings including one-time location sharing and a ‘Sign in with Apple’ ...
22:42, 06/03/2019

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, ...
22:28, 06/12/2019

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 worl...
12:28, 05/24/2019

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 polici...
19:00, 06/06/2019

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...
00:00, 06/19/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zucke...
12:42, 05/02/2019

| Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "p...
22:00, 04/30/2019

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 Tuesd...
23:42, 06/18/2019

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging ...
20:42, 04/30/2019

Google’s case for privacy is more convincing than Facebook’s Google, the search giant which has made its business to make money off our digital habits, is getting serious about privacy. The company, at its annu...
15:42, 05/08/2019

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 ...
07:28, 06/13/2019

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 R...
22:56, 05/24/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Se...
23:42, 04/30/2019

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 withou...
21:56, 06/04/2019

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...
01:14, 06/05/2019

How to Find Google Pay's Hidden Privacy Settings Google Pay is an online paying system and digital wallet that makes it easy to buy anything on your mobile device or with your mobile device. But if ...
04:00, 05/16/2019

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 co...
15:28, 06/19/2019

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 ...
08:00, 05/23/2019

AI Weekly: Google focused on privacy at I/O 2019 At I/O 2019, Google made an effort to bring privacy to the fore -- particularly in the area of artificial intelligence and machine learning.Read More...
02:28, 05/11/2019

Google promises better privacy, smarter AI tools Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're ...
04:28, 05/08/2019

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 announcemen...
17:56, 06/04/2019

These are the big changes coming to search, online privacy and Android This year at Google IO 2019, we were shown all manner of things - and once again, it was the hardware that stole the show, although there were some r...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and c...
15:42, 05/09/2019

Apple’s Tim Cook on leaning in to journalism and privacy Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in March that the tech giant was leaning into the news business by launching a news service. Will the company’s enhanced...
08:28, 05/11/2019

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 beh...
02:28, 06/20/2019

Facebook’s ‘privacy-focused’ plan is another diversion When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 2019, he once again outlined the company's new "privacy-focused" vision. It's a message he's...
20:42, 05/02/2019

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 vi...
05:00, 06/04/2019

Gmail's log of all of your purchases pops up in the privacy debate As we become ever more aware about the data companies are tracking about us, we're even more concerned about how they're using it. During I...
05:56, 05/18/2019

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 avoi...
17:42, 05/31/2019

Medicare for All would have big data, privacy, technology challenges, says CBO The Congressional Budget Office highlighted the IT challenges with a single payer healthcare model, but also noted that Taiwan may have a design that...
15:00, 05/02/2019

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 pers...
12:42, 06/04/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social...
13:42, 05/02/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy co...
22:42, 05/02/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations ...
18:28, 04/28/2019

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 ve...
13:42, 05/22/2019

Google's Pixel 3a isn't just cheaper, but also easier to fix than the Pixel 3 Google's newest phones just launched this week, and they dramatically undercut the prices of other flagships on our best phones list, including ...
23:56, 05/10/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal dat...
10:14, 05/17/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmak...
00:28, 05/08/2019

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 a...
23:00, 06/03/2019

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 Go...
20:14, 06/10/2019

Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published ...
22:56, 05/07/2019

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, ...
00:28, 06/13/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight -Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent pri...
05:28, 05/02/2019

Privacy remains a big issue in today’s smart home The smart home market continues to grow and offer compelling use cases, but privacy issues linger. Trading privacy for convenience is a bad swap.Read...
22:42, 05/15/2019

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 stres...
01:42, 06/04/2019

Google Nest could rule the smart home, if it can get privacy right This week, Google rebranded its Home products as Nest, finally bringing the company's smart home products under one umbrella. Going forward, all...
08:00, 05/10/2019

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 c...
14:14, 05/14/2019

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 ne...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Lawmakers Differ on Remedies for Facebook Privacy Breach A House hearing highlighted differences on how the government should work to strengthen tech companies’ protection of personal information, as a huge...
21:42, 05/08/2019

Experts Aren’t Impressed With Google’s New Privacy Tools (MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.) — Google announced new privacy tools Tuesday intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked ...
18:14, 05/08/2019

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 ot...
14:42, 06/04/2019

Would trolls, fake news and privacy invasions go away with a new Facebook? Social network co-founder Chris Hughes calls for radical rethink on company, and internet blows up. But would anything really change?   &#...
18:00, 05/11/2019

Privacy-minded U.S. lawmakers divided over giving more powers to FTC Democratic and Republican lawmakers both stressed the need for bipartisan privacy legislation on Wednesday but seemed divided on how willing they wer...
22:00, 05/08/2019

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 so...
12:56, 06/04/2019

Recommended Reading: Trusting companies despite privacy lapses People say they care about privacy but they continue to buy devices that can spy on them Rani Molla, Vox In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, concer...
22:56, 05/18/2019

"Privacy Not A Luxury Good, Must Be Equally Available": Sundar Pichai Privacy cannot be a "luxury good" that's only available to people who can afford to buy premium products and services, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has s...
08:56, 05/09/2019

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-focus...
18:14, 05/09/2019

Google plans new browser tools on privacy, ad transparency Alphabet Inc unit Google in the coming months plans to introduce new internet browser tools to limit how users' web activity is tracked by advertisin...
03:42, 05/08/2019

Google attempts a pivot toward privacy at I/O developer conference At Google's annual I/O developer conference, the tech giant gave updates on its Android Q beta operating system and improved privacy options for...
20:28, 05/08/2019

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 co...
15:42, 05/15/2019

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took...
08:42, 05/04/2019

Google now wants to crack down on cookies to convince you it cares about privacy On the heels of Google’s announcement that an awesome new privacy tool is coming that users can rely on to auto-delete their location history, ...
03:42, 05/07/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft digital privacy bill Lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote ...
23:56, 04/30/2019

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Microsoft’s plan for Edge: Integrated IE compatibility, better privacy Microsoft has outlined its plans for the next stage of development for the new Chromium-based Edge browser, and those plans include a trio of new fea...
21:14, 05/06/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee ...
05:42, 05/01/2019

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....
20:28, 06/13/2019

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 th...
20:28, 06/15/2019

Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement Facebook is expected to create a privacy committee to protect user data, as well as an external assessor who would be appointed by the company and Fe...
04:56, 05/02/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent pri...
03:56, 05/02/2019

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 digit...
00:28, 05/23/2019

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. Ins...
17:42, 06/21/2019

Facebook makes major changes to Messenger for speed and privacy Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook Messe...
20:56, 04/30/2019

Facebook may implement privacy oversight committee in FTC deal Facebook may soon have a federally approved privacy official and an “independent” privacy oversight committee to deal with the company’s handling of ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

| 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...
20:14, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging ...
21:14, 04/30/2019

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 t...
10:56, 06/13/2019

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc's browser engine Webkit said https://webkit.org/blog/8943/privacy-preserving-ad-click-attribution-for-the-web on Wednesday it will launch a...
16:28, 05/22/2019

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 Faceboo...
16:28, 05/22/2019

Google’s I/O 2019 keynote fought Apple’s privacy FUD with practicality Apple has been waving the privacy flag to justify its underperformant services for years, but Google changed the conversation at I/O this year.Read M...
22:56, 05/08/2019

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 feat...
03:28, 06/20/2019

Why Gary Vaynerchuck thinks privacy is dead and it’s a good thing The answers to almost any question that pops into our head can be answered by simply “Googling it.” As a result of our insatiable desire ...
09:14, 06/11/2019

Apple Says It Pulled Parental Control Apps Over Privacy Concerns Apple Inc. said it removed several parental control apps from its store because of security and privacy concerns, issuing a rare public response to a...
06:28, 04/29/2019

U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt...
23:28, 05/01/2019

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 i...
20:00, 05/23/2019

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 ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

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 d...
20:14, 05/31/2019

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 Dis...
15:56, 06/04/2019

US briefing: Venezuela coup attempt, Mueller and Facebook privacy Wednesday’s top story: Maduro claims victory over ‘deranged’ attempt to depose government. Plus, the crisis of violence against Native American women...
17:00, 05/01/2019

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 th...
19:42, 06/02/2019

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 paymen...
23:56, 06/18/2019

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...
17:28, 06/04/2019

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 stres...
21:56, 06/03/2019

Zuckerberg jokes about Facebook’s privacy record in launching redesign For Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s relentless string of privacy scandals are a laughing matter. The 34 year-old techie was chuckling o...
14:14, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc said https://webkit.org/blog/8943/privacy-preserving-ad-click-attribution-for-the-web on Wednesday its browser engine Webkit will launch a ...
17:28, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 4-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 stres...
03:14, 06/04/2019

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 digit...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Facebook could get new privacy oversight and record-breaking fine in FTC deal Facebook is looking at the possibility of new privacy oversight and a massive fine as part of a deal with the Federal Trade Commission, according to ...
22:56, 05/02/2019

Privacy Experts Expect Amendments to Clarify, Restrict California Law A sweeping law set to take effect in 2020 was passed in haste, leading to confusion. Now the state legislature is working on tweaks to address shortc...
10:14, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-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 ot...
15:00, 06/04/2019

What's new for Facebook? Zuckerberg says Messenger and WhatsApp can save privacy When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sh...
00:56, 04/30/2019

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?   ...
01:42, 05/23/2019

Facebook reportedly invites federal oversight of its privacy practices During Facebook's F8 keynote this week, the company repeatedly hammered one idea: the future is private. While its privacy-focus might be flawed...
20:56, 05/03/2019

Google’s new privacy feature auto-deletes location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Goo...
09:00, 05/03/2019

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’...
03:42, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight - Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent pri...
05:28, 05/02/2019

U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devi...
18:28, 05/09/2019

Google faces privacy complaints in France, Germany, 7 other EU countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protecton regulators in France, Germany and seven oth...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status update...
05:14, 05/06/2019

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 com...
21:14, 05/31/2019

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...
22:14, 06/01/2019

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 fo...
22:56, 05/29/2019

FTC to Face Questions Over How It Handled Years' Worth of Privacy Disasters America’s top consumer watchdog will face questions from congressional lawmakers this week concerning a veritable laundry list of privacy-related inc...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg announces privacy overhaul: ‘We don’t have the strongest reputation' At annual F8 developer conference, CEO focuses on ‘sense of intimacy’ and unveils plans for payments toolsEven Mark Zuckerberg couldn’t keep a straig...
15:28, 05/01/2019

Facebook uses people to ‘label’ content, posing privacy questions INDIA/SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India, has plowed through millions of Faceboo...
21:14, 05/06/2019

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 o...
07:42, 05/23/2019

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...
12:28, 06/12/2019

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 A...
19:14, 06/04/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses The social media giant Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it unde...
14:42, 05/14/2019

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...
21:56, 06/04/2019

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 ...
05:56, 06/03/2019

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,...
01:14, 06/05/2019

Google set to launch privacy tools to limit online tracking: WSJ Alphabet Inc's Google is set to roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies,...
03:28, 05/07/2019

U.S. judge orders Facebook 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 d...
19:00, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee ...
02:00, 05/01/2019

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...
05:56, 06/13/2019

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...
00:00, 05/30/2019

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 fo...
09:14, 06/01/2019

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 ...
18:00, 06/04/2019

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...
08:56, 05/15/2019

Facebook Design Overhaul Sees Focus Shift To Privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging ...
05:28, 05/01/2019

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 c...
20:00, 06/03/2019

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 afforda...
18:42, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook exec meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmak...
03:42, 05/08/2019

Google is creating a privacy engineering hub and safety research fund in Europe Google plans a Google Safety Engineering Center and an $11.23 million Impact Challenge on Safety fund for organizations working on digital safety.Rea...
17:56, 05/14/2019

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,...
00:42, 06/04/2019

Facebook says it's going to give your privacy back. At f8, Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell you how When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sh...
21:42, 04/29/2019

Privacy Advocates Demand That the FTC Investigate Amazon's Digital Assistant for Kids Last year, Amazon released a cute little children’s version of its digital assistant, and just like the flagship product it is modeled after, it may ...
18:28, 05/09/2019

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 ...
19:42, 05/22/2019

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...
13:42, 05/27/2019

Police are using Amazon’s facial recognition technology. Privacy experts are worried. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon is using Amazon Rekognition to help track down criminal suspects. Is it a breakthrough in policing o...
01:28, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devi...
19:42, 05/09/2019

Google’s awesome new privacy feature will auto-delete your location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Goo...
13:14, 05/02/2019

Google's privacy push adds Incognito Mode for Maps and Search Among the new developments announced at Google I/O 2019, CEO Sundar Pichai revealed tweaks that will impact data retention and privacy. Filters that ...
20:56, 05/07/2019

Google vows greater user privacy, after decades of data collection At its annual conference for software developers, the search and advertising giant showed off several new products and features that it said were cre...
23:00, 05/07/2019

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...
15:28, 05/23/2019

Alex Rodriguez bathroom photo highlights permissive privacy laws Former Yankees slugger snapped through apartment windowLawyers seek photographer but legal recourse uncertainNew York’s liberal privacy laws are unde...
22:42, 05/18/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses -source The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according t...
01:14, 05/14/2019

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 ...
20:56, 05/21/2019

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 paymen...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook is violating our privacy. Where are the cops? | Sarah Miller and Matt Stoller A company whose motto has been ‘Move Fast and Break Things’ cannot be relied upon to admit wrongdoingIn 2011, the Federal Trade Commission settled ch...
15:42, 05/08/2019

Facebook expected to tout privacy in messaging at this week's developer conference Facebook's annual F8 developer conference promises to put a focus on the company's messaging apps as the social network shifts toward priva...
16:00, 04/29/2019

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 regulat...
04:28, 05/23/2019

Apple Says Parental Control Apps Removed Due to 'Privacy and Security Risk' Off-page: Apple has removed or restricted at least 11 of the 17 most downloaded screen-time and parental-control apps over the past year, The New Yor...
08:00, 04/29/2019

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 concer...
07:14, 06/19/2019

FTC Members Unanimously Press Congress for Tough National Privacy Protections All five members of the Federal Trade Commission appeared Wednesday before the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee. One or two would hav...
04:28, 05/09/2019

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 s...
10:56, 06/14/2019

FTC complaint alleges Amazon's Echo Dot Kids violates child privacy law A month after we found out Amazon employees might listen to your Alexa conversations, Amazon is facing more privacy concerns. This time, they have to...
16:56, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 3-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 stres...
21:28, 06/03/2019

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' priv...
23:00, 05/27/2019

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 Bo...
09:28, 06/14/2019

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 ...
14:14, 05/09/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses: source The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it ...
06:56, 05/14/2019

FOCUS-Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status update...
04:28, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses -source The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it ...
01:14, 05/14/2019

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 Faceboo...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Canada accuses Facebook of breaking privacy laws, promises to take the company to court Canadian regulators on Thursday found that Facebook committed "serious" breaches of local laws over its mishandling of users' personal information, a...
18:14, 04/28/2019

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 Rasp...
15:00, 05/23/2019

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 priva...
20:00, 06/19/2019

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-ow...
00:42, 06/18/2019

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...
10:28, 06/04/2019

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...
07:28, 05/31/2019

Alphabet commits to data privacy in Toronto smart city master plan A high-tech smart city project proposed along Toronto's waterfront by Alphabet Inc unit Sidewalk Labs has pledged not to sell advertisers the persona...
22:28, 06/24/2019

Facebook emails seem to show Zuckerberg knew of privacy issues, report claims Facebook has uncovered emails that appear to show chief executive officer’s connection to potentially problematic practices, WSJ reportsFacebook has ...
22:00, 06/12/2019

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 c...
20:42, 06/12/2019

Facebook worries emails could show Zuckerberg knew of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc uncovered emails that appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's connection to potentially problematic privacy practices a...
19:14, 06/12/2019

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...
18:56, 06/12/2019

Facebook has told federal investigators it’s open to heightened oversight of its privacy practices Scrutiny of Facebook’s data-collection practices could end a wide-ranging federal probe into a series of privacy abuses that came to light last year....
14:28, 05/03/2019

Google’s huge Android Q privacy push means nothing to hundreds of millions of users Privacy is finally starting to feel like a priority for Google, and you only need to look at the company’s Android Q presentation from this yea...
23:42, 05/07/2019

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 c...
00:56, 06/15/2019

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...
05:14, 05/28/2019

United Airlines is covering up cameras on seat backs amid privacy backlash United Airlines is covering up all the cameras on the back of customers' seats amid backlash about privacy.       ...
19:28, 04/29/2019

Facebook investors brace for an update from Zuckerberg on the company's planned pivot to privacy With Facebook set to release quarterly results Wednesday afternoon, Wall Street wants to know how well the company is preparing to make money beyond ...
23:00, 04/28/2019

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...
16:42, 06/13/2019

The privacy paradox: why do people keep using tech firms that abuse their data? | John Naughton Despite privacy scandals, Facebook is more profitable than ever – journalists must use the tools of tech to understand whyA dark shadow looms over ou...
08:56, 05/05/2019

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 iTun...
18:56, 05/25/2019

Apple's latest iPhone ads tackle privacy, encryption, and recycling in simple but effective ways Apple has uploaded not one and not two, but three new iPhone ads to the company's official YouTube channel for Australia (for some reason) in the pas...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Cramer calls Zuckerberg 'tone-deaf' after CEO's privacy joke bombs at developers conference Mark Zuckerberg's joke about Facebook's privacy scandals during the company's F8 developer conference didn't land well, CNBC'...
21:14, 05/01/2019

Quayside, Toronto’s Google-linked smart city, draws opposition over privacy and costs As in New York, where fierce opposition to Amazon led the online retail giant to cancel plans to build a second headquarters in Long Island City, a l...
15:00, 05/06/2019

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 crit...
03:14, 06/01/2019

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 path...
21:56, 06/04/2019

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 ...
16:00, 06/06/2019

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,...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Code words and fake names: The low-tech ways women protect their privacy on pregnancy apps More than 100 women who have used period- or pregnancy-tracking apps revealed a host of subtle strategies they use to protect their data and retain c...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Prince Harry Just Made a Major Move to Protect Meghan Markle and Baby Archie's Privacy Prince Harry isn't one to give off a false sense of security. Especially when his family is involved. The Duke of Sussex accepted damages and an ap...
17:14, 05/16/2019

Android Q previewed at Google I/O: brings dark mode, improved privacy controls, extended Digital Wellbeing And the official sweet-treat name of Android Q is... well, we don't quite know yet. What we do know, on the other hand, is quite a lot about the new ...
20:42, 05/07/2019

Code words, fake names: Many women rely on low-tech ways to guard their privacy on pregnancy apps More than 100 women who had used one of 30 different tracker apps often said they felt trapped by an unfair choice: They cared about privacy, but the...
18:14, 04/28/2019

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...
08:56, 05/23/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-s...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader r...
14:14, 05/13/2019

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...
20:14, 06/03/2019

Rep. Dan Kildee on Trump's tax returns: Responsibilities to the Constitution trump his own privacy interests President Trump, as a public officer, had responsibilites that superseded his own interests in privacy over his taxes.Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., sugge...
01:14, 05/17/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your...
01:28, 05/08/2019

'Privacy-focused' Facebook puts the spotlight on groups Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out his vision for a privacy-focused social network as users choose to communicate in smaller groups and government...
06:28, 05/01/2019

WWDC 2019: Apple announces 'Sign in with Apple' feature, Cook says aim is to advance privacy protections Apple's new third-party login system will focus on user privacy, preventing user tracking. Tim Cook tells CBS News the move isn't about battling Goog...
03:28, 06/04/2019

Why data privacy without data visibility doesn't cut it for GDPR We’re approaching the first anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Unfortunately, some companies still aren’t ma...
15:00, 04/30/2019

California Today: 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 expansio...
17:14, 05/22/2019

Does eating at night really make you fat? Is nighttime snacking making you fat and miserable? Health buzz would have you think so. One of the trendiest, soundbite-friendliest weight loss mand...
04:42, 06/12/2019

UK could use hydrogen instead of natural gas – if it can make enough The UK can safely switch to using hydrogen for heating, power and manufacturing, but doing so will require a ten-fold production increase, says a new...
12:28, 06/14/2019

How to Make the Best Steak and Eggs Eating steak for breakfast is a bold move. On a scale from one to lumberjack, it’s about a nine. But even if you consider yourself a Ron Swanson type...
19:14, 06/24/2019

Make Eye Contact With Drivers So They Won't Run You Over The Lifehacker staff works out of Times Square in New York, which means we’re constantly under the threat of being hit by a passing car. Just today, ...
23:42, 05/31/2019

How 5G could make your home smarter Much has been said about 5G being the future for mobile technology. After all, it's the natural next step after 4G and promises to be substantia...
22:56, 05/31/2019

Here’s how working with VCs can make you more than just money Even though it might seem biased — coming from a VC — I genuinely believe that for ambitious founders looking to grow fast, VCs are a necessary step ...
05:14, 05/10/2019

What to Make of Manufacturing's Malaise Why should investors care about what manufacturers think? Unfortunately, this isn’t merely a rhetorical question—not with U.S. manufacturers feeling ...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Make 'Bubble Snakes' With Your Kid If you’re looking for simple science experiments and creative projects to do with your kid, you can’t go wrong with anything from Sergei Urban, aka T...
01:28, 05/15/2019

Want to make money? Buy whisky According to a new report by the London-based international financial consulting firm Knight Frank, investors should probably be collecting whisky. ...
16:28, 06/21/2019

Euro hits 20, but will it make 30?  The euro is at a crossroads as it turns 20, and some believe it might not make it to 30. As the single currency doesn't seem to benefit all, its role...
13:28, 05/15/2019

Showtime to make even more Billions If recent events—like say, being shamed about spending money on such luxury items as food and personal hygiene products—have left you more primed tha...
20:56, 05/08/2019

Yes, Razer is actually going to make a toaster now Razer, the company behind the impressive Razer Blade laptops, is making a toaster. Though this may not be the first time you've heard this news,...
00:28, 05/03/2019

AI won’t destroy us, it’ll make us smarter A number of academics and tech entrepreneurs agree: computer intelligence will one day meet and exceed human intelligence. But almost none of them ag...
18:14, 04/28/2019

They Don't Make E3 Press Conferences Like They Used To The “E3 press conference” as an industry institution has been fading ever since Nintendo brilliantly broadcast their first E3 Nintendo Direct in 2012...
04:28, 06/08/2019

How to Make Your Weekends Seem to Last Longer Weekends can be a bit of a let-down. You’ve had a long week, so you want to relax. But there’s also laundry to catch up on, grocery shopping to do an...
23:00, 05/16/2019

How to make a friend of your anger There is no quick fix to anger issues, but working through them can be a journey that sheds light on who we are and how we perceive the worldIt’s eas...
17:28, 05/11/2019

Apple is trying to make web ads truly private Apple's privacy push is extending to an area where you might not expect it: web ad tracking. The company's John Wilander has outlined a ne...
17:42, 05/22/2019

How we make complex decisions When making a complex decision, we often break the problem down into a series of smaller decisions. For example, when deciding how to treat a patient...
20:14, 05/16/2019

How to make one of those ‘Best of’ Instagram collages 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. So you, lik...
12:56, 06/15/2019

Here's how much rookies make after the NFL Draft For players who make it onto the roster of an NFL team, not all draft spots are considered equal when it comes to contracts. There are sizable gaps i...
18:56, 04/28/2019

How to make your iPhone battery last all day If you use your iPhone a lot then you'll be used to watching that battery meter go down... and down... and down. Here are a few tricks that I use to ...
10:42, 06/11/2019

Stop Trying to Make Your Own Cat Food People who use homemade cat food—based on recipes from books and the internet—to feed their precious felines may be inadvertently harming them, sugge...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Jets’ new GM set to make three key hires The front office staff of new Jets general manager Joe Douglas is coming into focus. ESPN reported the Jets are hiring Colts vice president of player...
06:56, 06/19/2019

China Has a Big Currency Decision to Make Allowing the yuan to weaken beyond seven per dollar could mark a huge shift in the international terms of trade. Also, actively responding to passive...
14:56, 05/21/2019

The Londoner: Donkeys make an ass out of Farage Guerilla billboard campaign targets Nigel Farage / Boris Johnson's campaign confusion / Jacob Rees-Mogg loses box office draw / Tessa Ferrer recalls ...
14:56, 05/17/2019

Make Terrible Chores Better by Combining Them At any given time, there’s at least one phone call to a utility company that I’m putting off. Whether it’s calling ConEd with an updated reading or r...
00:28, 06/04/2019

What Can The Raptors Possibly Do To Make People Believe The Lie? The Raptors took down the Bucks on Saturday, 100-94, to clinch an NBA Finals berth for the first time in franchise history. With that series victory,...
00:28, 05/27/2019

New Honda e to make first UK appearance at Goodwood BMW i3 rival will feature cameras instead of wing mirrors as standard; reservations open with £800 deposit Honda has confirmed that its new electric...
11:28, 06/04/2019

5 ways to make the most of your lunch break Red Bull has a new initiative for getting you out of the office during those 60 precious minutes of 'you time', so drop that desk sandwich and get ac...
15:14, 05/24/2019

Why Putin wants to make 'new Russians' out of Ukrainians The Kremlin is offering Russian citizenship to Ukrainians — and not only to those in Crimea and the contested Donbass regions. What problems is Mosco...
12:28, 06/01/2019

Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team For the first time since the 1984-85 season, the top five selections in the NBA draft made up the NBA's All-Rookie first team that was announced Tues...
20:28, 05/21/2019

Stanley to Make More Craftsman Tools in U.S. Stanley Black & Decker plans to move production of Craftsman wrenches from China back to the U.S., the latest manufacturer looking to use automation ...
20:42, 05/15/2019

Mozilla is helping to make web-based VR available to everyone Even though virtual reality has been in the mainstream for several years now, it's still not very accessible. It often takes trained engineers t...
00:56, 05/23/2019

A’s make it 15 straight over Tigers with 4-1 victory DETROIT (AP) — Daniel Mengden pitched seven impressive innings and Nick Hundley and Chad Pinder homered to lift the Oakland Athletics to their 15th s...
03:14, 05/19/2019

How to Make an Impromptu Cake Stand Cake is a food worthy of exaltation, which is why cake stands are so very important. Not only do they lift the dessert to its proper place on high, b...
01:28, 05/29/2019

How to make Pok Pok's Pad Thai with Pork and Shrimp This recipe for Pok Pok chef Andy Ricker’s “Phat Thai Ruam Mit” comes from his latest cookbook, Pok Pok Noodles. Read our interview with Ricker here,...
18:56, 05/16/2019

Trump: Iran would like to make a deal President Donald Trump says Iran wants to make a deal. Trump, in a news conference in Tokyo on Monday, sais Iran's economy has taken a major dow...
00:14, 05/29/2019

How Do We Make Cis Men Give a Shit About Abortion? Anti-abortion activists have been bashing away at abortion’s legality and accessibility for decades, but the past two weeks have been especially dram...
01:56, 05/23/2019

How to make fresh pasta – recipe Feel every inch the artisan with this uncomplicated recipe for fresh pasta. Just add sauceThough fresh pasta isn’t necessarily better than dried (it ...
13:28, 05/22/2019

This Is How Much Better Tires and a Few Decades Make a Difference It’s easy to forget that cars—even or especially performance cars—do get markedly better over time. Take this comparison of a 1987 Ruf CTR and a 2018...
05:56, 05/25/2019

Make birth control over the counter Between New York legalizing abortion up until the point of birth and Alabama banning it with the sole exception of saving the life of the mother, our...
05:42, 05/21/2019

Yaz's grandson to make MLB debut with Giants Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski who was drafted in 2013, was start in left field and bat seventh for the Giants in h...
19:56, 05/25/2019

Buying A New AC This Summer? Make Sure It Comes With These Features But if you're smart enough to do your homework before you step out to buy a new air conditioner, you could end up with the best product for you. You ...
14:00, 05/20/2019