Privacy Concerns

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4 Reasons You Need Developers With Cybersecurity Skills in All Tech Teams
Cybersecurity

4 Reasons You Need Developers With Cybersecurity Skills in All Tech Teams

Beyond having dedicated experts, it is equally important to improve the practical security skills of all developers.
Istvan Lam
Amazon Alexa Data Wanted in Murder Investigation
Amazon

Amazon Alexa Data Wanted in Murder Investigation

Amazon's voice assistant may provide clues in an Arkansas case in which a man was found dead in a hot tub.
Facebook Says Government Requests for Account Data Have Risen 27 Percent
Federal Government

Facebook Says Government Requests for Account Data Have Risen 27 Percent

Government requests for account data globally rose to 59,229 from 46,710.
Why Yahoo's Secret Scanning of Emails May Be a Terrifying Sign of What's to Come
Privacy Concerns

Why Yahoo's Secret Scanning of Emails May Be a Terrifying Sign of What's to Come

The order on Yahoo from a secret court last year resulted from the government's drive to change decades of interpretation of the Fourth Amendment right of people to be secure against 'unreasonable searches and seizures.'
Apple Logs Your iMessage Contacts and Could Share Them With Police
Apple

Apple Logs Your iMessage Contacts and Could Share Them With Police

Phone numbers, time of contact and IP address are all game.
How a Blurry Cow Highlights Weaknesses in Google's Face Recognition
Google

How a Blurry Cow Highlights Weaknesses in Google's Face Recognition

The search engine's algorithms accidentally blurred a cow's face in the name of privacy.
6 Rules For Effective Feedback
Feedback

6 Rules For Effective Feedback

It is not whether it's positive or negative that determines its quality, it's how it's delivered. Wanna help? Do it this way.
Phil La Duke
Microsoft Gets Support From Other Companies in its Lawsuit Against U.S. Government
Privacy Concerns

Microsoft Gets Support From Other Companies in its Lawsuit Against U.S. Government

Apple and Google are among those who joined the tech giant in its bid to strike down a law preventing companies from telling customers the government is seeking their data.
Snowden Designs iPhone Case to Detect Snooping
Edward Snowden

Snowden Designs iPhone Case to Detect Snooping

It's aimed at journalists discussing sensitive information.
WeWork Sues Ex-Employee for Disclosing Information to Reporters
WeWork

WeWork Sues Ex-Employee for Disclosing Information to Reporters

In a complaint filed late on Friday with the New York Supreme Court for Manhattan, WeWork accused Joanna Strange, who was fired June 10, of unlawful access to its computers and of stealing confidential and proprietary information.
Microsoft Wins Landmark Appeal Over Seizure of Foreign Emails
Microsoft

Microsoft Wins Landmark Appeal Over Seizure of Foreign Emails

A federal appeals court on Thursday said the U.S. government cannot force Microsoft Corp. and other companies to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States.
U.S. Senator Probes Pokemon GO Maker Over Data Privacy Concerns
Privacy Concerns

U.S. Senator Probes Pokemon GO Maker Over Data Privacy Concerns

Senator Al Franken of Minnesota sent a letter to Niantic Chief Executive John Hanke asking what user data Pokemon GO collects, how the data is used and with what third party service providers that data may be shared.
Mark Zuckerberg Uses a Very Low-Tech Solution to Thwart Spies
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Uses a Very Low-Tech Solution to Thwart Spies

Celebrities -- they're just like us: the Facebook founder and CEO tapes his laptop webcam and microphone to avoid being spied on.
Uber Bummed: How Uber and Lyft Lost an Important Political Fight
Uber

Uber Bummed: How Uber and Lyft Lost an Important Political Fight

Uber's and Lyft's political loss on an important proposition in Austin provides marketers important insight on towing the line between personalization and invasion.
Peter Gasca