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Zuckerberg angers lawmakers at EU parliament meeting...
Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg left European Union lawmakers fuming over unanswered questions at the end of a hearing that began with a mea culpa for the company's recent privacy woes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 03:15 UTC
Anti-Monopoly Sentiment Flares Up Against Facebook, Google...
US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin urges the Justice Department to review whether tech companies, including Google, are becoming monopolies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 23:19 UTC
Amazon facial recognition software raises privacy concerns with the ACLU...
“People should be free to walk down the street without being watched by the government,” ACLU attorney Matt Cagle writes in a post tied to the news. “By automating mass surveillance, facial recognition systems like Rekognition threaten this freedom, posing a particular threat to communities already
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 23:19 UTC
China's secret goal is to crush Silicon Valley...
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China's share of the global venture capital industry is growing rapidly, along with a rise in tech unicorns. The trend threatens the supremacy of Silicon Valley.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 22:06 UTC
Silicon Valley tech bubble is larger than it was in 2000, and the end is coming...
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The peak in the tech unicorn bubble already has been reached, and with higher interest rates and stock market volatility returning, it's about to burst.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 22:05 UTC
Top 6 upcoming foldable smartphones in the market...
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There seems to be a barrage of upcoming foldable smartphones in the market, at least that is how brands are making it sound like, with some promising foldable screens as soon as 2018. Big players lik
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 11:29 UTC
What to buy: OnePlus 6, Samsung Galaxy S9, iPhone X...
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OnePlus has launched its much-awaited OnePlus 6 smartphone, today. With its high-end specs and features, it will compete with other flagships like Samsung Galaxy S9 and iPhone X for market share. Wh
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-05-18 05:57 UTC
Google's Hypothetical 'Selfish Ledger' Imagines Collecting All Your Data to Push You to Change Society...
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And yes, it's as disturbing as it sounds.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-18 01:19 UTC
Google Now Deindexing Some Web Pages Based on FDA's Administrative Agency Findings...
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A new Google policy calls for such deindexing based on administrative agency findings—without a court order—in cases where the agency is "charged
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-17 20:07 UTC
As the Web moves toward HTTPS by default, Chrome will remove “secure” indicator...
The browser is changing to flag the things that are dangerous, not the ones that are safe.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-17 20:03 UTC
OnePlus 6 launched in India starting at Rs. 34,999...
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The much-awaited OnePlus 6 smartphone has launched in India at an official event in Mumbai. The flagship phone is priced at Rs. 34,999 for the 6GB RAM/64GB configuration and Rs. 39,999 for the top-e
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-05-17 11:23 UTC
Symantec discovers 45 malicious apps on Google Play Store...
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Security research firm Symantec has discovered two new sets of malicious apps on the Google Play Store. The first set is of seven apps and the second set is of 38 apps. However, now the research firm
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-05-16 06:09 UTC
Male, blue-collar workers aged 25-54 most at risk to be replaced by robots...
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A new book The Future of Work predicts men between the ages of 25 and 54 years old who work blue-collar jobs will be the first group of people to be replaced by robots.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-15 23:02 UTC
Twitter Officially Admits to 'Shadowbanning' Users in All but Name...
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Twitter has acknowledged that it is working to artificially limit the reach of "troll-like" accounts on the platform — "shadowbanning" users in all but name, a practice that the company has repeatedly denied.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-15 19:00 UTC
Scientists want you to know the dangers of third-hand smoke...
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Smokers just can't catch a break! First, we all learned of the obvious dangers of smoking cigarettes and then, not long afterwards, the effects of second-hand smoke became a topic of heated d...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 01:12 UTC
Google stops ads in Ireland's abortion referendum...
Google has suspended all advertising connected to Ireland's abortion referendum.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-10 04:30 UTC
Equifax breaks down just how bad last year's data breach was...
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Eight months after it disclosed the massive breach of 146 million consumers' data, Equifax files documents revealing its broad reach.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-08 23:49 UTC
Europe's New Data Privacy Rules Will Make Facebook and Google More Powerful...
The EU's GDPR should serve as a cautionary tale for Americans eager to reign in tech titans
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-08 13:57 UTC
Bokhari: 'Free Market' Defenders of Tech Giants Are Useful Idiots...
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The corporate boots of Silicon Valley are still going to tread on you.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-06 18:32 UTC
Inexperienced investors should steer clear of ICOs (or at least follow these 8 tips)...
When it seems that everybody around you has gotten rich by investing in cryptocurrency, the temptation to invest in initial coin offerings (ICOs) can be almost irresistible. After all, even though ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-06 01:49 UTC
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