Date Posted: Oct 09, 2019

If you’re the type who likes app games on your smartphone, there’s a good chance you’ve probably played or at least heard of “Words With Friends.” Among the many digital …

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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 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: Jun 10, 2019

A Facebook lawyer apparently thinks there is no privacy to lose if you use the social media platform—so Facebook can’t violate it.  The lawyer told US District Judge Vince Chhabria that users “have …

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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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Facebook Monitor Vital Meddling Messages
Date Posted: Apr 10, 2018

Facebook has been talking to Stanford’s med school and the American College of Cardiology about sharing anonymous patient records. Though the sharing of profiles would start off in anonymity, the medical groups and …

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