Privacy Concerns

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Could WhatsApp Ads Change Our Daily Messaging Habits?

Some say the ads would diminish user privacy, but WhatsApp already collects user data.

Reddit's CEO Explosively Describes TikTok as 'Parasitic' and 'Spyware'

The US government is scrutinizing TikTok's handling of user data closely, and many government agencies have banned their staff from using it because of its Chinese roots.

Apple's Rare CES Appearance Was Another Privacy Pitch

The company's latest marketing strategy is touting its commitment to consumer data privacy

Why the Internet's Infrastructure Is About to Be Disrupted

And how that could create opportunity for savvy entrepreneurs.

3 Blockchain Improvements That Will Lead to Its Mainstream Adoption

These are the keys to a network's expansion.

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