There’s an Important Reason You’ve Been Hit by a Whirlwind of Privacy Notifications And Updates

There’s an Important Reason You’ve Been Hit by a Whirlwind of Privacy Notifications And Updates Users of Facebook, Google and other popular technology platforms are likely to benefit from stricter privacy regulations that, beginning next month, will require new disclosures, new forms of consent and new power to limit how…

Facebook Is Adding Dating Profiles

Facebook Is Adding Dating Profiles Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced at the company’s F8 developer conference on Tuesday that users will soon have the option to create dating profiles on the platform. “There are 200 million people on Facebook who list themselves as single,” Zuckerberg said during his keynote speech….

How the Golden State Killer’s DNA Search Is Like the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

How the Golden State Killer’s DNA Search Is Like the Cambridge Analytica Scandal The DNA matching site that helped California authorities track down the Golden State Killerdeserves credit for one thing, at least: Its privacy notice is more honest than most. “If you require absolute privacy and security, we must ask…

Mark Zuckerberg threatened with ‘formal summons’ by UK Parliament

Mark Zuckerberg threatened with ‘formal summons’ by UK Parliament A summons, which hasn’t been issued yet, would require Facebook’s CEO to appear when he next enters the UK. Right now, Parliament is still asking nicely. The UK may issue a formal summons to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that would require…

The new Gmail has arrived: Expiring messages, smart nudges and more

The new Gmail has arrived: Expiring messages, smart nudges and more Self-destructing email, smart nudges, offline storage and more new features are on the way for both G Suite and personal Gmail users. Big changes are coming for the millions of workers who use G Suite, the professional version of Gmail and Google’s other…

Cybercrime website behind 4 million attacks taken down

Cybercrime website behind 4 million attacks taken down A British and Dutch-led operation on Wednesday brought down a website linked to more than four million cyberattacks around the world, with banking giants among the victims, European law enforcement agencies said. “Authorities in five countries including the Netherlands, Serbia, Croatia and…

Social media users in Uganda to be taxed starting this July

Social media users in Uganda to be taxed starting this July A few months never go by without authorities in Uganda coming up with something bombastic to declare. The latest is a social media tax, expected to be implemented in July 2018 according to Uganda’s government. In making the announcement, Uganda’s government…

Mark Zuckerberg’s Net Worth Increase Absolutely as He Testified to Congress.

Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth increased by $3 billion Tuesday as the Facebook CEO appeared before Congress to field questions following the recent Cambridge Analytica leak that exposed 87 million users’ data. The highly-scrutinized testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which marked the first time Zuckerberg appeared in person in front of Congress, did not deter investors. Facebook shares…

The 5 biggest takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before the Senate

Mark Zuckerberg made his highly anticipated debut before Congress few hours ago during a marathon five-hour hearing before a joint session of the Commerce and Judiciary committees. Zuckerberg remained calm and level-headed throughout, and senators were mostly polite and deferential as they sought to understand how Facebook had inadvertently allowed…

Microsoft’s ‘Meltdown’ updates are reportedly bricking AMD PCs

Microsoft’s ‘Meltdown’ updates are reportedly bricking AMD PCs Following reports of unbootable machines, Microsoft has halted updates of its Meltdown and Spectre security patches for AMD computers, according to a support note spotted by the Verge. It made the move after numerous complaints from users who installed the patch and…