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After call to implant microchips in people awaiting trial, are they about to become the next threat to our privacy?

3 hours ago   |   Privacy Online

Last year, Privacy News Online wrote about the Swedish SJ Railways allowing customers to use under-the-skin microchip implants for “easy” ticket purchases. That might have...
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Department of Justice asks judge to force Facebook to decrypt Messenger

Department of Justice asks judge to force Facebook to decrypt Messenger

8 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

The Department of Justice and Facebook are embroiled in a legal dispute over the future of Messenger's privacy policies. The government is demanding it decrypt Messaenger to...
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Can the police search your phone?

19 hours ago   |   Computerworld

Can the police search your phone? The answer to that question is getting complicated. But it's an important thing to know. The reason is that your phone, and the phones of...
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The impact of GDPR: What businesses should plan for in 2018

21 hours ago   |   Ping! Zine   |   3 articles

David Thomas, CEO of Evident ID After a busy year of increasing data breaches and threats to personal data across the globe, a major data privacy protection reform effort from...
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Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

A privacy group said in a letter sent to the Federal Trade Commission on Friday that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices exposed in an...
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MIT can secure cloud-based AI without slowing it down

1 day ago   |   Engadget

It's rather important to secure cloud-based AI systems, especially when they they use sensitive data like photos or medical records. To date, though, that hasn't been very...
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DOJ asks Facebook to help it snoop on encrypted voice chats

DOJ asks Facebook to help it snoop on encrypted voice chats

1 day ago   |   SlashGear   |   7 articles

The Department of Justice wants Facebook to give it access to encrypted voice chats as part of a criminal probe, according to a new report. The issue revolves around Messenger...
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Twitch bug exposed some message archives to the wrong users

Twitch bug exposed some message archives to the wrong users

1 day ago   |   SlashGear

Twitch has sent out an alert notifying users of a bug that left some private messages exposed. The company says it has fixed the bug, but that “a small percentage” of messages...
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Twitch may have exposed some users' private messages

1 day ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Some Twitch users' private messages may have been exposed due to a bug. The streaming platform killed the messages feature in May, and gave users the chance to download an...
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BlackBerry Updates Core Android Apps for Key2 and Others

1 day ago   |   Phone Scoop   |   2 articles

BlackBerry today announced updates to many of its productivity apps for Android devices. For example, the BlackBerry calendar now offers a month view with a refined picker for...
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Last month during Amazon Prime Day, the unlocked Essential Phone was available for $250. Since then, we've seen Essential sell the handset for $399 with $107 worth of... Read more ...

SMS Connect will allow you to use Skype to text from your PC

SMS Connect will allow you to use Skype to text from your PC

If you're a fan of Skype, then we have some good news for you. Microsoft is working on a new Skype feature called SMS Connect, which will allow you to use Skype to send and... Read more ...

Slip an unlocked Halo Gray Essential Phone into your pocket for $280

Slip an unlocked Halo Gray Essential Phone into your pocket for $280

One of the best prices we've seen. We've seen deals on the Essential Phone in the past, and while this isn't quite as good as Prime Day pricing, it's still a heck of a deal... Read more ...

Netflix testing ads in between some subscribers' binge-watching sessions

Netflix testing ads in between some subscribers' binge-watching sessions

Netflix is testing out a new feature that has some users upset. The streaming service has started playing advertisements between shows. Netflix says that its goal is to help... Read more ...

The Pokémon Go app is reading files on your phone, but there's a reason

The Pokémon Go app is reading files on your phone, but there's a reason

It's probably not what you think, but it's not great news for people who prefer to root their phones. As anyone who roots their Android phone will tell you, it's not always... Read more ...