Internet Privacy


Privacy and Cortana do not Mix in Windows 10

Privacy and Cortana do not Mix in Windows 10

Cortana wants to know you else she won't talk to you. The Windows 10 privacy controversy is putting the focus on cloud bas...

Aug 4 2015, 6:00am CDT

Facebook Ordered to Allow Pseudonyms in Germany

Facebook Ordered to Allow Use of Fake Names in Germany

The data protection authority from Hamburg has told Facebook to allow users to choose pseudonyms on their accounts....

Jul 29 2015, 8:04am CDT

How to Comply with Google Adsense's User Consent Policy in Minutes

How to Comply with Google Adsense's User Consent Policy in Minutes

Google requires now websites that display Google Adsense ads to implement user consent policy to comply with the EU Cookie Law....

Jul 28 2015, 2:56am CDT

Ashley Madison Issues Statements

Ashley Madison Issues Statements

Owner of online cheating site Ashley Madison releases a statement about the security breach that leaked user data to an unknown...

Jul 20 2015, 7:45am CDT

Twitter Now Celebrates Your Birthday with Balloons and Ads

Twitter Now Celebrates Your Birthday with Balloons and Ads

A new twitter feature will wish you Happy Birthday by showing you digital balloons and ads on your birthday....

Jul 7 2015, 6:47am CDT

Google Now Allows You To Unsend Emails

Google Now Allows You To Unsend Emails

If you've ever accidentally sent an email to one of your coworkers or friends that embarrassed you, you will definitely wish th...

Jun 23 2015, 11:10am CDT

Tim Cook Believes Privacy is a Fundamental Right

Apple CEO Tim Cook Believes Privacy is a Fundamental Right

In a recent speech Apple’s CEO Tim Cook declared Apple is not the type of company trying to ‘Monetize’ customer’s personal info...

Jun 3 2015, 4:41am CDT

Google Photos is Gmail for Photos

Google Photos is Gmail for Photos

Google has launched Google Photos at the Google I/O 2015 yesterday. Google gives users unlimited storage for photos. Thank you...

May 29 2015, 1:10pm CDT

Twitter introduces Audience Insight Tool

Twitter introduces Audience Insight Tool

Advertisers can now understand key audiences on Twitter....

May 27 2015, 12:33pm CDT

Facebook in Belgian Watchdog Sight Over Privacy Data Issues

Facebook in Belgian Watchdog Sight Over Privacy Data Issues

Facebook may be joining Google in battling out against the European Union soon. A Belgian watchdog group warns that belligerenc...

May 17 2015, 3:34pm CDT

EFF Raises Privacy Concerns over Xerox's Automated Vehicle Occupancy Detection

EFF Raises Privacy Concerns over Xerox's Automated Vehicle Occupancy Detection

Technology that is aimed at cracking down on carpool-lane misuse is also huge privacy risk....

Apr 28 2015, 5:22am CDT

Google Glass Reboot Out Soon Says Luxottica CEO

Google Glass Reboot Out Soon Says Luxottica CEO

CEO of Italian Eyewear maker spills beans on Google Glass 2.0....

Apr 25 2015, 2:07am CDT

Bruce Jenner to sue Daily News for publishing Dress Photos

Bruce Jenner to sue Daily News for publishing Dress Photos

Bruce Jenner’s legal team sent ‘cease and desist’ letter to the New York Daily News for posting illegal pictures!...

Apr 24 2015, 8:40am CDT

Google to start encryption of Ads

Google to start encryption of Ads

Google Says “Vast Majority” Of Ads On Its Platforms Will Be Encrypted By June 30...

Apr 18 2015, 4:43pm CDT

EU Commission says Google antitrust case decision coming soon

EU Commission says Google antitrust case decision coming soon

The European Commission has been researching the idea of legal ramifications for Google Inc's search engine favoritism for...

Apr 12 2015, 5:06pm CDT

Facebook faces Lawsuit for Violating Privacy Rights

Facebook faces Lawsuit for Violating Privacy Rights

Thousands of Facebook users alongside lead plaintiff Max Schrems are demanding compensation. Can it prove a big challenge for p...

Apr 10 2015, 6:00am CDT

Google Smartbox by Inbox April Fools' Day Joke is Ho-hum

Google Smartbox by Inbox April Fools' Day Joke is Ho-hum

Google did not take the John Oliver no-prank pledge and again unveiled a fake product on April Fools' Day....

Apr 1 2015, 1:18am CDT

Twitter bans Revenge Porn

Twitter Bans Revenge Porn

Twitter has changed its rules. It now says that users posting non-consensual nudes will get their accounts seized....

Mar 12 2015, 7:10am CDT

Pebble Time raised $8 million and increased Stock of First Batch

Pebble Time raised $8 million and increased Stock of First Batch

A new Pebble Smartwatch has been revealed on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Pebble offers the new color smartwatch Pebble Time again a...

Feb 25 2015, 1:06am CST

Pebble Time raises $1 million in 30 minutes on Kickstarter

Pebble Time raises $1 million in 30 minutes on Kickstarter

A new Pebble Smartwatch has been revealed on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. The Pebble Time is another Kickstarter project and got fun...

Feb 24 2015, 9:35am CST

Sony SmartEyeglass SED-E1 Augmented Reality Glasses announced

Sony SmartEyeglass SED-E1 Augmented Reality Glasses announced

Sony announced today the Sony SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1 augmented reality glasses. Just when Google stopped Google...

Feb 17 2015, 4:23am CST

Facebook and Instagram Down for Awhile but Back Now

Facebook and Instagram Down for Awhile but Back Now

Facebook, Instagram and Tinder were down for awhile but are okay now. The disruption was possibly caused by a hacking incident....

Jan 27 2015, 1:52am CST

China's Censorship System ‘Upgrade’ hits VPNs

China's Censorship System ‘Upgrade’ hits VPNs

The move has affected the usage of at least three popular VPN services and attacked others with more vigor than usual....

Jan 23 2015, 12:35pm CST

Are Wearables Dead? No! Except for Google Glass!

Are Wearables Dead? No! Except for Google Glass!

Google has announced to shut the Glass Explorer Program and also made Glass an independent division and Nest's Tony Fadell...

Jan 16 2015, 2:37am CST

Chinese government blocks Gmail service completely

Chinese government blocks Gmail service completely

After months of disruption, Gmail has been banned even from third party sources...

Dec 29 2014, 11:16am CST

UK MPs say Social media terms and conditions are way too complex

UK MPs say Social media terms and conditions are way too complex

They have declared that they are too complex for users to understand...

Nov 30 2014, 11:21am CST

EU wants Google to forget .Com Websites

EU wants Google to forget .Com Websites

The EU wants Google to forget dot.com websites in a major rehaul of cyberspace....

Nov 27 2014, 4:10am CST

Snapcash Could Bring Real Identity And Ad Targeting Data To Snapchat

Snapcash Could Bring Real Identity And Ad Targeting Data To Snapchat

Snapchat has just overhauled its privacy policy to allow it to collect additional identity information about users of Snapcash...

Nov 20 2014, 6:43am CST

Uber's top executive might have misused the company's God View tool

Uber's top executive might have misused the company's God View tool

In the wake of a BuzzFeed News story, the transit company is looking into the official’s tracking of a journalist’s location....

Nov 19 2014, 5:12am CST

Snapchat Launches Snapcash with with a Bizarre Ad

Snapchat Launches Snapcash with with a Bizarre Ad

Snapchat has collaborated with Square financial company that operates on the SnapChat trend of sending and receiving money amon...

Nov 18 2014, 8:36am CST

Operation Onymous: 17 Arrested and Seized $1M Bitcoins and 414 Tor Domains

Operation Onymous: 17 Arrested and Seized $1M Bitcoins and 414 Tor Domains

FBI, DHS and Europol started “Operation Onymous” yesterday. They seized Silk Road 2.0 along with 414 .onion domains that wee us...

Nov 7 2014, 10:35am CST

Google Announces Big Updates to Gmail and Calendar Apps for Android

Google Announces Big Updates to Gmail and Calendar Apps for Android

When Google unveiled its Material Design in June, the company promised a swift implementation of the new design language on its...

Nov 4 2014, 1:13am CST

Tim Cook Admits He is Proud to be Gay

Tim Cook is Proud to be Gay

Tim Cook speaks up. The CEO of Apple has publicly confessed that he is proud to be gay....

Oct 30 2014, 9:05am CDT

Tokyo court orders Google to delete search results that implied criminality

Tokyo court orders Google to delete search results that implied criminality

The man sought an injunction with the court in June 2014 to delete 237 Google search results on his name...

Oct 11 2014, 1:08pm CDT

Facebook Reportedly Launching Mobile App for Anonymous Conversations

Facebook Reportedly Launching Mobile App for Anonymous Conversations

From transparency to anonymity....

Oct 8 2014, 12:38am CDT

Facebook Reportedly Mulling Healthcare Tool to Aid Users with Ailments

Facebook Reportedly Mulling Healthcare Tool to Aid Users with Ailments

While the concept is interesting, the obvious challenge here is privacy....

Oct 3 2014, 1:51am CDT

Dragon Con 2014: Revenge Porn and Sexual Harassment

Dragon Con 2014: Revenge Porn and Sexual Harassment

At Dragon Con this year, Electronic Frontier Forums hosted a panel all about revenge porn. During the same weekend, hackers pos...

Sep 6 2014, 5:45pm CDT

iCloud Hack Photos of Celebs cause a Furor in Cyberspace

iCloud Hack Photos of Celebs cause a Furor in Cyberspace

The hack photos obtained from the Apple iCloud have caused quite a furor in cyberspace....

Sep 2 2014, 6:40am CDT

Ariana Grande says her Leaked Naked Pics are Fake

Ariana Grande says her Leaked Naked Pics are Fake

The pop princess, Ariana Grande said that her leaked naked pics were fake samples....

Sep 1 2014, 8:40am CDT

Jennifer Lawrence's nude photos leaked online by hacker

Jennifer Lawrence's nude photos leaked online by hacker

The hacker claims to have a "master list" of images of 100 other starlets...

Sep 1 2014, 4:29am CDT