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Tech trends 2019: 'The end of truth as we know it?'

More than 200 firms contributed to our request for ideas on what the global tech trends will be in 2019. Here's a synthesis of the main themes occupying the minds of the technorati this year. You may be surprised....

Facebook’s Privacy Message Undermined by the Times—Again

If there is one message Facebook has been trying to send to the world in 2018, it's that the company understands it needs to rethink the way it operates. Facebook says it understands that it must better police the...

Press release: Leading tech companies support code to strengthen security of internet-connected devices

Tech companies HP Inc. and Centrica Hive Ltd are the first companies to sign up to commit to the code. The code will ensure that businesses continue to strengthen the cyber security of their products at the...

‘An Investigation Into Google Has Started Already’ – Cybersecurity Specialist

Sputnik discussed this with Gary S. Miliefsky, a globally recognized cybersecurity expert, inventor, and founder of numerous cybersecurity companies.Sputnik: What surprises you most in this latest Google scandal?...

Everything you need to know about Facebook’s data breach affecting 50M users

Facebook is cleaning up after a major security incident exposed the account data of millions of users. What’s already been a rocky year after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the company is scrambling to regain its...

Digital DNA: 'Every time we go online we leave a bit of ourselves behind'

EVERY TIME WE go online we leave a little bit of ourselves behind, and most of the time we aren’t even aware of it.An insatiable desire for information 24/7 is fed by the immediacy of the internet and the ease of...

Facebook gives US lawmakers the names of 52 firms it gave deep data access to

Last month the New York Times revealed that Facebook had given device makers deep access to data on Facebook users and their friends, via device-integrated APIs.The number and scope of the partnerships raised fresh...

Google adds a search feature to account settings to ease use

Google has announced a refresh of the Google Accounts user interface. The changes are intended to make it easier for users to navigate settings and review data the company has associated with an account —...

Trump flouts warnings from top national security officials with pledge to help Chinese telecom giant

THE KEY Visitors test smartphones at the ZTE's stand during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. (Lluis Genelluis/AFP) Want more stories about cybersecurity policy and politics? Sign up for this brand new...

Mapping out the future of tech policy

STANFORD, CALIFORNIA – Technology and the largest tech firms are becoming increasingly controversial.Today, there are growing concerns about third parties accessing and manipulating Facebook user data; and before...


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