Home Tags Privacy

Tag: Privacy

Facebook's stock price was down slightly early Monday.

Mark Zuckerberg actually got $1 billion richer following the news of Facebook’s $5 billion fine for the biggest scandal in the company’s h...

Facebook faces a $5 billion fine from the Federal Trade Commission. The stock's pop after the news increased the value of Mark Zuckerberg's shares.

Why Facebook’s stock jumped despite facing a record-breaking $5 billion FTC penalty: ‘A slap on the wrist’

Critics argue that Facebook is so vast, a $5 billion fine would not be nearly enough to slow it down.

The FTC’s $5 billion fine for Facebook is so meaningless, it will likely leave Zuckerberg wondering what he can’t get away with

The settlement of the FTC's investigation into the Cambridge Analytica mess will further cement the Facebook's CEO's feeling of invulnerability.
Steve Wozniak.

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak says most people should ‘figure out a way to get off Facebook’

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak advised that most people "figure out a way to get off Facebook," a move he said he made himself last year.
Open the "Disk Utility" app.

How to password protect any folder on a Mac computer to keep your files private

You can turn any Mac folder into a disk image to lock its contents behind a password. Here's how to password protect your folders on a Mac.

There’s a simple way to make sure Amazon workers can’t listen to what you say to Alexa — here’s how to do it

There's an option inside the Alexa mobile app that lets you prevent your recordings from being sent to Amazon workers.

ByteDance’s hit video app TikTok faces UK investigation into children’s data privacy, in latest regulatory hurdle

This comes months after ByteDance agreed to pay a US$5.7 million fine over TikTok’s illegal collection of personal information from children.

Watchdog group Electronic Frontier Foundation warns people of the dangers of using Slack, the popular work chat app now worth $18 billion

By default, Slack keeps all messages forever. The EFF is calling Slack out on this policy for not putting more control over data in the hands of users.
Quayside will sit along Toronto's Eastern Waterfront.

Sidewalk Labs shared its $900 million plan to remake Toronto’s waterfront. Local activists said it deepened their concerns.

Members of a local opposition group called Block Sidewalk have been calling for the project to disband for months.
CBS This Morning co-anchor Gayle King interviewing Instagram head Adam Mosseri.

Instagram head denies widely-held belief that Instagram and Facebook listen in through smartphones

Instagram denies the persistent belief that it's listening in on users. "Doing so would be super problematic for a lot of different reasons."