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X17 founder Francois Navarre says that his firm is not interested in paparazzi drones thanks to the state of the technology paired with privacy laws.
Beware Facebook friend requests from unknown, attractive females.
Ironically, federal officers didn't want information captured about a facility that will soon be harvesting and storing massive amounts of information about American citizens.
Facebook is tapping into information from data brokers to help advertisers better target their ads on the social network.
Starting this week, those downloading movies, TV shows and music illegally in the U.S. are going to start getting called out for committing Internet fouls. Copyright holders RIAA and MPAA in partnership with five major Internet service providers are launching the “Copyright Alert System” a.k.a. “Six Strikes” a.k.a. “The Copyright Surveillance Machine.” What does it [...]
A New York judge recently pointed to a woman's Facebook postings about her children in deciding to award sole custody of them to her ex-husband.
While trying to cross the border, Canadian actor Chad Rook had to hand over his iPhone and iPad so that U.S. customs officials could go through his email, Twitter and Facebook accounts.
There are some drawbacks to winning the #IfIHadGlass contest and to running it the way Google is doing.
The real takeaway from Tesla vs. The New York Times is that our cars can know a lot about us.
Social media played a strange role in the Christopher Dorner case.
While car journalists are recording their impression of the Tesla cars' performance, it's doing the same thing to them.
You can use SimpleWash (or, "the app formerly known as FaceWash") to flush ugly content from your profile. You give the app access to your Facebook page and it searches for any content you have posted or like that contains profanity or references to anything fun drugs, alcohol or sex.
It's never been easier to stay linked to people you've bonded with at some point in your life and those you've met but briefly. "Friending" each other is so much easier than exchanging contact details, emails, texts, phone calls or lengthy letters. The challenge, though, is actually keeping in touch.
The Obama administration is trying hard to crack down on leaks of classified information like this through exhaustive searches of government officials' communications to find evidence of contact with journo types
What's the point of college but to create digital content that will haunt you for the rest of your life?
There's an interesting legal development in the ongoing saga as to whether we should be able to map-stalk people with guns.
The latest app to impress me with how insanely ridiculous it is: Bang With Friends. It's like Words With Friends, without the letter tiles and clothes.
According to a recent survey from Pew, 61% of Americans have broken their addiction to Facebook for whole weeks at a time.
I was looking forward to trolling Equifax-owned The Work Number to find out how much money all my friends make. Sadly, it's not quite that easy.
Watch out app developers. Privacy mistakes could prove costly.