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Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

A friend of mine, who runs a large television production company in the car-mad city of Los Angeles, recently noticed that his intern, an aspiring filmmaker from the People’s Republic of China, was walking to work...

Walgreens Boots Alliance and Microsoft establish strategic partnership

DEERFIELD, Illinois, and REDMOND, Washington, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) and Microsoft Corp. have joined forces to develop new health care delivery models, technology and...

Top 10 tech predictions for 2019

Digital twins, far-reaching artificial intelligence and augmented analytics are among the business tech areas to keep a close eye on in the next 12 months Augmented analytics automates the gathering of data...

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...

Facebook shared private user messages with Netflix and Spotify

Facebook gave Netflix and Spotify the ability to read and even delete users’ private messages, a new investigation has revealed.The social media giant granted major companies far more exceptions to its privacy...

17 ‘biggest technologies' that died recently

17 ‘biggest technologies' that died recently View as slideshow 1 / 1817 ‘biggest technologies’ that died recentlyLike in every...

The elements of cybersecurity hygiene and secure networks

The two fundamental building blocks in ensuring that your data is secure are physical infrastructure and network security. Understanding and protecting your information from threats and human error requires...

How to Safely and Securely Dispose of Your Old Gadgets

There comes a period of time in every beloved gadget's life—some more prolonged than others—when you need to think about replacing the electronic device that's given you so much loyal service, whether it's a...

The midterms are already hacked. You just don’t know it yet.

One evening last May in Knoxville, Tennessee, during the night of the local primary election, Dave Ball, the assistant IT director for Knox County, settled into the Naugahyde chair of his dusty home office and...

The best Internet security: Layers of protection and good habits

Computers, browsers, and important apps receive updates more frequently now than in the late-1990s/early-2000s heyday of viruses, and the updates are often automatic and hard to avoid. That's a good thing—don't...


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