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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Privacy

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

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

Twitter Takes Fight for Transparency to Court

Twitter Takes Fight for Transparency to Court Twitter said that under the First Amendment, it is obliged to respond to user concerns surrounding the scope of government surveillance.

Oct 8 2014, 4:33am 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

Kate Gosselin’s Supposedly ‘Strict’ Rules For Her Show

Kate Gosselin’s Supposedly ‘Strict’ Rules For Her Show These rules appear to be absolutely reasonable and protect her rights to privacy and cleanliness in her own house

Aug 3 2014, 6:16am CDT

OkCupid's Christian Rudder Defends 'Experiments On Human Beings'

OkCupid's Christian Rudder Defends 'Experiments On Human Beings' Not shocking to many that OkCupid experiments on their users, but the lack of awareness by co-founder Christian Rudder is a little boggling.

Jul 29 2014, 12:05am CDT

Snowden’s Proof Regarding FISA Court’s NSA Authorization to Spy on 4 Countries

Snowden’s Proof Regarding FISA Court’s NSA Authorization to Spy on 4 Countries Edward Snowden has given recent proof regarding the FISA court’s authorization given to the NSA to spy untrammeled on all the nations except for a handful.

Jul 1 2014, 11:43am CDT

Canadian Supreme Court rules internet anonymity is key to privacy

Canadian Supreme Court rules internet anonymity is key to privacy Internet users' information requests will now have to go through courts for a warrant in Canada

Jun 14 2014, 2:01pm CDT

CES 2015 News
Iranian Court Blocks Instagram Access

Iranian Court Blocks Instagram Access Popular photo-sharing app blocked in Iran due to privacy concerns

May 25 2014, 1:37pm CDT

European Order to mute Google angers US

European Order to mute Google angers US MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Europe's moves to rein in Google — including a court ruling this month ordering the search giant to give people a say in what pops up when someone searches their name — may be seen in...

May 25 2014, 1:30pm CDT

Google must acknowledge 'right to be forgotten' to E.U. citizens

Google must acknowledge 'right to be forgotten' to E.U. citizens How will a European Court of Justice ruling on the 'right to be forgotten' effect the global company?

May 18 2014, 11:36pm CDT

Smartphone Privacy Issues

Smartphone Privacy Issues Privacy is the top priority of many people and with today’s advanced technology, privacy doesn’t easily come by as putting a padlock on a notebook and stowing the key away. Now, people use lock codes, fingerprint scans, virtual patterns – all of which can be hacked in to or tampered with.

Apr 22 2014, 5:24am CDT

At TED, Google's Larry Page Says NSA Spying Threatens Democracy

At TED, Google's Larry Page Says NSA Spying Threatens Democracy Google chairman Eric Schmidt may be “pretty sure” that Google is keeping its users’ data safe from government snooping, but for CEO Larry Page, that’s small consolation. In an on-stage Q&A at the TED conference in...

Mar 19 2014, 6:06pm CDT

US sues Sprint over company's wiretap expenses SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal officials filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that Sprint Communications Inc. overbilled government agencies $21 million for wiretap services. The lawsuit filed federal court in San Francisco...

Mar 3 2014, 6:11pm CST

Report: UK Spies intercept Webcams and Nudity

Report: UK Spies intercept Webcams and Nudity LONDON (AP) — Britain's signals intelligence division is stealing screenshots from hundreds of thousands of innocent Yahoo users' webcam videos, according to the Guardian newspaper, which also reported that the years-...

Feb 27 2014, 2:08pm CST

Yahoo Users' Sexy Video Chats Intercepted By Intelligence Agency

Yahoo Users' Sexy Video Chats Intercepted By Intelligence Agency The latest of the Snowden leaks may be the most salacious. The Guardian reports that Britain’s surveillance agency GCHQ ran a program called Optic Nerve that intercepted millions of Yahoo users’ video chats. It wasn’t...

Feb 27 2014, 10:51am CST

What's So Bad About Big Data In Little Classrooms? When I was a kid we used to have ‘book fairs’ at school. Once or twice a year, a room in the school would be transformed into a bookstore. Folding tables were covered in paperbacks. I remember glossy biographies of...

Feb 25 2014, 7:51am CST

Whatsapp Comes Under New Scrutiny For Privacy Policy, Encryption Gaffs Facebook no doubt did its due diligence before acquiring messaging app firm WhatsApp for more than the gross domestic product of Iceland. But now that the deal’s been announced, the privacy community is subjecting the...

Feb 21 2014, 2:51pm CST

Stores can see where you go by tracking your phone WASHINGTON (AP) — Should shoppers turn off their smartphones when they hit the mall? Or does having them on lead to better sales or shorter lines at the cash register? Retailers are using mobile-based technology to...

Feb 19 2014, 4:31pm CST

Inside Forbes: After a Digital Attack, a Story of Recovery and What It Means Forbes.com came under digital attack last week. It began Thursday and continued into Friday. On Twitter, the Syrian Electronic Army, supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, claimed responsibility, just as...

Feb 18 2014, 8:06am CST

I4U news

French leader heads to Silicon Valley to talk tech SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — France's president was visiting San Francisco on Wednesday and meeting with Silicon Valley technology leaders, just days after a French regulator hit Google with an embarrassing regulatory slap and...

Feb 12 2014, 3:38pm CST

GALAXY S5’s take on the Privacy and Fitness

GALAXY S5’s take on the Privacy and Fitness the new Galaxy S5 will have features focusing on Privacy and Fitness

Feb 11 2014, 12:29pm CST

Former NSA Security Architect Pushes Email Encryption For The Masses

Former NSA Security Architect Pushes Email Encryption For The Masses Since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden began divulging information on how vulnerable our personal digital data is – and how much of it security organizations have been helping themselves to – the average web surfer...

Feb 10 2014, 5:20pm CST

Why Traffic To These Google Alternatives Is Soaring

Why Traffic To These Google Alternatives Is Soaring What you look for on the Internet reveals a lot about you, which is why a growing number of people are turning to services that do not track their searches and offer greater privacy protections than Google. “The...

Feb 10 2014, 11:10am CST

Google Glass Facial Recognition App Draws Senator Franken's Ire

Google Glass Facial Recognition App Draws Senator Franken's Ire Google said years ago that facial recognition (of strangers) is the one technology it’s holding back because it’s creepy. It has told developers for Google Glass that it doesn’t want them incorporating it into apps, but...

Feb 5 2014, 5:55pm CST

States Scrambling to Curtail government surveillance

States Scrambling to Curtail government surveillance States hope steps to rein in government surveillance will prompt federal changes PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Angry over revelations of National Security Agency surveillance and frustrated with what they consider outdated...

Feb 5 2014, 2:40am CST

Zuckerberg's Embrace Of Anonymity Marks Shift In Tech Industry Attitudes

Zuckerberg's Embrace Of Anonymity Marks Shift In Tech Industry Attitudes In a recent interview with Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted that he thought it was “somewhat of a burden” if you are “always under the pressure of a real identity.” If anyone else had said...

Feb 4 2014, 1:07am CST

How Advertisers Can Use Your Personal Information To Get You To Pay Higher Pri

How Advertisers Can Use Your Personal Information To Get You To Pay Higher Prices Imagine that you are halfway through the second week of a grueling diet. It’s been going alright – but lunches are always the hardest for you. You walk out of your office building to get a salad, when suddenly, you get...

Jan 31 2014, 2:11am CST

After Surveillance Claims: Angry Birds site hacked

After Surveillance Claims: Angry Birds site hacked Angry Birds website hacked after claims of spy agencies' access to personal information HELSINKI (AP) — Angry Birds creator Rovio Entertainment Ltd. says the popular game's website was defaced by hackers Wednesday, two...

Jan 30 2014, 5:50am CST

Apple CEO Rejects the Allegation of Working with NSA Back Doors

Apple CEO Rejects the Allegation of Working with NSA Back Doors Tim Cook clearly stated that Apple had not been assisting NSA to develop back doors, but informed about the US government’s request of getting user data

Jan 26 2014, 1:30pm CST

Blackphone Sets Out To Uphold Objectives Of Privacy

Blackphone Sets Out To Uphold Objectives Of Privacy At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Feb, 24, a joint venture that appears to be somewhat covert in nature between Silent Circle and Geeksphone, will launch a new ultra secure smartphone that gives the user the...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy When Matt Rogers, co-founder of connected home devices maker Nest, tweeted a picture of himself with Larry Page after the company’s acquisition by Google for $3.2 billion, two responses stood out from the congratulatory...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm CST

The Consumer Electronics Show's Lessons On The Separation Of State And Technology

The Consumer Electronics Show's Lessons On The Separation Of State And Technology While most of the country endured the polar vortex this week, the annual tech vortex known 2014 Consumer Electronics Show took over Las Vegas. I took a pre-Show tour of the International CES floor Monday, and witnessed...

Jan 8 2014, 6:41pm CST

Whisper: How To Tell Secrets Without Revealing Yourself

Whisper: How To Tell Secrets Without Revealing Yourself A whisper, even the sound of the word, is somewhat whimsical. In a lowered tone, a voice says something softly, briefly. You can see this happening: One person tells another a certain little something, leaning in close...

Jan 8 2014, 11:31am CST

Catching Up With Michael Fertik, Still On A Mission To Save You From The Internet

Catching Up With Michael Fertik, Still On A Mission To Save You From The Internet Evangelist is a word that’s bandied around all too often in the business world. But when you meet a person that really is on a mission, that tired old phrase seems to waken up a little. Michael Fertik, CEO of Reputation...

Jan 8 2014, 9:01am CST

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation? It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but when it comes to regulating the Internet, philosophically they are worlds apart. The two...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST

Cambridge's Head of Cryptography: I Would Abolish MI5

Cambridge's Head of Cryptography: I Would Abolish MI5 Privacy campaigner and Cambridge University’s Head of Cryptography Professor Ross J Anderson has suggested one way to begin stamping out the British state’s unaccountable involvement in the NSA spying scandal: end the...

Jan 3 2014, 9:36am CST

Protecting Your Privacy From Corporations, The Government And You

Protecting Your Privacy From Corporations, The Government And You Thanks in part to Edward Snowden’s revelations of NSA snooping, privacy was a dominant theme in 2013 and will continue to be in 2014. To me, there are three major sources of risk when it comes to privacy: corporations,...

Dec 31 2013, 4:41pm CST