Privacy

Ultra-Secure Smartphones: The Next Big Thing?

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FreedomPop’s ‘Privacy Phone’ is the latest smartphone marketed as an ultra-private alternative to conventional mobile devices. continue…

Yet Another Bitcoin ‘Bank Robbery’

Who needs to pull off a conventional bank robbery when you can simply steal Bitcoin online? continue…

Eric Schmidt Thinks the Internet Will Kill Censorship

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But even in countries with “freer” governments, the Internet often remains restricted in some way. continue…

Google Fighting Potential Ban on Glass While Driving

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State legislators are considering whether to prevent the use of Google Glass behind the wheel. continue…

White House, MIT Hosting Big Data Event

In the wake of the NSA metadata controversy, the White House is publicly interested in exploring Big Data and privacy. continue…

Why Is Apple Taking So Long to Patch Mac OS X?

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The company’s habit of releasing as little information as possible could harm it in this situation. continue…

Dear Dropbox, Why Are You Back in the Chinese Market?

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Did Dropbox know it would regain entry to the Chinese market? If so, did it need to agree to certain conditions before the Chinese government would “flip the switch”? continue…

Will Cortana Help Windows Phone?

Microsoft’s long-rumored digital assistant will supposedly make its debut with Windows Phone 8.1. continue…

Google’s Next Security Tool: High-Frequency Sound?

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Google just acquired SlickLogin, which logs in users via inaudible tones played through PC or tablet speakers. continue…