Date Posted: Sep 03, 2019

The ability to use people’s prior search data for new suggestions on their buying behavior as they make other searches is not a new concept. Google and Yahoo both have …

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Date Posted: Aug 22, 2019

Fortnite is a wildly popular online video game released in 2017 by Epic Games. The company now faces a class-action lawsuit over a cybersecurity breach. The suit faults Epic Games for insufficient security measures and lack of notice to millions …

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Date Posted: Aug 05, 2019

Did you know? Apple sends some people’s Siri recordings to its contractors around the world. The information goes back to the company to help improve its digital voice assistant. The rationale seems reasonable. After …

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Date Posted: Jul 22, 2019

If some of your social media friends suddenly look a lot older, their photos might have been altered by FaceApp, which digitally ages selfies. With its portrait predictions amounting to either uncanny hits or cringeworthy misses, the Russian-owned …

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Date Posted: Apr 30, 2019

Consumer privacy problems are not just online these days. Physical stores are trying to compete with e-commerce and targeted advertising on the web. And they’ve joined the race to influence consumption—with …

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Date Posted: Apr 02, 2018

Once again, we’re witnessing the vulnerability of a computer-reliant government to cyberattacks. On March 22, some 8,000 Atlanta employees lost computer access. It’s among the worst security crises ever faced by a large U.S. city. The …

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