Surveillance

Bits: The Week in Tech: How Google and Facebook Spawned Surveillance Capitalism

22 hours ago   |   NY Times

A new book argues that Google and Facebook created a new business model that profits off private human behavior.
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ACLU Sues Federal Government Over Social Media Surveillance

ACLU Sues Federal Government Over Social Media Surveillance

1 day ago   |   Geek

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the federal government to gain information on its social media surveillance-specifically the Trump administration's controversial...
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ACLU sues US government for info on social media surveillance

ACLU sues US government for info on social media surveillance

1 day ago   |   SlashGear

The American Civil Liberties Union has sued multiple US government agencies in a bid to learn more about its social media surveillance practices. The lawsuit follows a string...
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ACLU sues US government over social media surveillance of immigrants

1 day ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

The ACLU has sued the federal government, naming the Department of Justice, the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, ICE, US Customs and Border Protection, US Citizenship...
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'We need new privacy laws' urges Apple CEO, Tim Cook

2 days ago   |   Computerworld   |   4 articles

In a sidelong slap at the business model of Facebook, Google and others, Apple CEO Tim Cook has published an article in which he urges the U.S. government to put surveillance...
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Tidying Up When We Have No Control over Our Digital Lives

2 days ago   |   Wired

Never-ending notifications. Pull-to-refresh rewards. There's no escape from surveillance capitalism.
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Airbnb sorry to guest for how it dealt with undisclosed security camera

Airbnb sorry to guest for how it dealt with undisclosed security camera

2 days ago   |   Digital Trends

An Airbnb guest recently found a surveillance camera in his rental apartment that hadn't been properly disclosed in the listing. The firm admits its initial response to the...
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The Future of FDA's Electronic Safety Surveillance

The Future of FDA's Electronic Safety Surveillance

2 days ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsThe Sentinel System is now a core feature of FDA's post-market safety surveillance armamentarium. Contributed Author: Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and Gerald Dal Pan, M.D., MHS...
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Google, Amazon, and Microsoft face new pressure over facial recognition contracts

Google, Amazon, and Microsoft face new pressure over facial recognition contracts

3 days ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

On Tuesday, a group of 90 advocacy groups penned a letter to Amazon , Google , and Microsoft , requesting that the companies pledge not to sell facial recognition technology to...
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Linspire 'Reborn' is Still Working for Microsoft and Facilitating Surveillance on GNU/Linux Users

4 days ago   |   Linuxtoday

TechRights: GNU/Linux spyware scandals may be back
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Samsung Galaxy S10E, S10 and S10+ Leaked in Renders

Samsung Galaxy S10E, S10 and S10+ Leaked in Renders

Leakster Evleaks goes at it again, revealing what's most likely going to be the final design of Samsung's flagship phones for 2019. We're obviously talking about the Samsung... Read more ...

Here's an early look at the Samsung Galaxy S10 lineup

Here's an early look at the Samsung Galaxy S10 lineup

It wouldn't be a big Samsung announcement if months ahead of it we didn't have a barrage of leaks coming our way. Such is the case with the Galaxy S10 that's to be unveiled on... Read more ...

Mortal Kombat 11 Kollector's Edition includes life-size Scorpion mask

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Fighting game fans are eagerly poring over all the newly released details on the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11. Following an announcement teaser back in December, this week saw the... Read more ...

Nokia 2 & 2.1 now receiving January Security update

Nokia 2 & 2.1 now receiving January Security update

Nokia 2 and Nokia 2.1 have started receiving January Android Security update (2019) now in some markets. The update brings only the January Android security patch. For all... Read more ...

Redmi's first Android Go phone hits the rumor mill

Redmi's first Android Go phone hits the rumor mill

Redmi, a sub-brand of Xiaomi has started well by releasing the cost-effective Redmi Note 7 and it appears that the upcoming Redmi Note 7 Pro will even be better. Recent reports... Read more ...

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Overwatch propose régulièrement des événements spéciaux en jeu très appréciés par les fans. Celui pour la nouvel an lunaire démarrera le 24 Janvier. Read more ...

From ‘Avengers: Endgame' to ‘Episode IX': The most anticipated movies of 2019

From ‘Avengers: Endgame' to ‘Episode IX': The most anticipated movies of 2019

This year is shaping up to be one of the biggest in a long time for Hollywood fare, with everying from Avengers: Endgame to Star Wars: Episode IX hitting theaters over the next... Read more ...

Nokia 3.1 Plus comes out be a decent entry level smartphone as per Geekbench...

Nokia 3.1 Plus comes out be a decent entry level smartphone as per Geekbench data

HMD's Nokia 3.1 Plus first launched here in India last year. And while the pricing of the device left many in a predicament, the smartphone now looks like the worth of every... Read more ...

Secret Sonos Sale: Save Up to $200 Now

Secret Sonos Sale: Save Up to $200 Now

Sonos' premium gear is on sale for a limited time. Read more ...

T-Mobile comes out on top in new quality and customer satisfaction surveys

T-Mobile comes out on top in new quality and customer satisfaction surveys

T-Mobile has beaten out the competition in a pair of new customer surveys. In response to YouGov's question “Which of the following brands do you think represents good or poor... Read more ...