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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • December 11th, 2018
US Tech Companies Publicly Oppose Australia's Anti-Encryption Legislation

US Tech Companies Publicly Oppose Australia's Anti-Encryption Legislation

Apple and Google part of opposing coalition of firms

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • December 10th, 2018
Amazon Fires Data Leaking Employees from U.S. and India

Amazon Fires Data Leaking Employees from U.S. and India

Also deletes thousands of suspicious looking product reviews

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • December 4th, 2018
Google Search Results Personalized Even for Incognito and Logged Out Users

Google Search Results Personalized Even for Incognito and Logged Out Users

Editorialized search results presented to all users

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 27th, 2018
Google Targeted by Complaints Filed with the FTC, EU Watchdogs for User Tracking

Google Targeted by Complaints Filed with the FTC, EU Watchdogs for User Tracking

Seven EU consumer groups file complaints with data watchdogs

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 12th, 2018
Firefox Adds Price Wise Test Pilot Experiment for Easy Price Tracking

Firefox Adds Price Wise Test Pilot Experiment for Easy Price Tracking

Available for Amazon, eBay, Walmart, Home Depot and Best Buy

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 5th, 2018
Chrome to Block All Ads on Sites Providing Abusive Experiences Starting December

Chrome to Block All Ads on Sites Providing Abusive Experiences Starting December

The Chrome 71 version will prevent harmful ad experiences

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 2nd, 2018
Twitter Deleted 10,000 Accounts Which Discouraged Voting in November 6 Elections

Twitter Deleted 10,000 Accounts Which Discouraged Voting in November 6 Elections

The misleading tweets were flagged by the Democratic Party

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • October 31st, 2018
Firefox 64 to Add Enterprise Policy Support for macOS, New Tab Handling Features

Firefox 64 to Add Enterprise Policy Support for macOS, New Tab Handling Features

A public beta version is now available for testing

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 26th, 2018
Facebook Removed 82 Iranian Pages, Groups, Accounts Posing as US or UK citizens

Facebook Removed 82 Iranian Pages, Groups, Accounts Posing as US or UK citizens

Roughly 1 million US, UK users followed the removed accounts

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 25th, 2018
Android Nearby Notifications Discontinued Because of Too Much Spam

Android Nearby Notifications Discontinued Because of Too Much Spam

Developers can still build apps with Proximity Beacons API

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 25th, 2018
Facebook Gets £500,000 Fine from ICO for Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

Facebook Gets £500,000 Fine from ICO for Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

The fine is the maximum allowed by the law

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • October 25th, 2018
Vivaldi 2.1 Adds AV1 Video Codec Support, Puts More Power into Quick Commands

Vivaldi 2.1 Adds AV1 Video Codec Support, Puts More Power into Quick Commands

It's now available for Linux, Windows, and macOS

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 23rd, 2018
Facebook Unveils Ad Archive Transparency Tool for Political Related Ads

Facebook Unveils Ad Archive Transparency Tool for Political Related Ads

The Ad Archive report is updated on a weekly basis

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 23rd, 2018
Firefox 63.0 Quantum Adds Enhanced Cross-site Tracking Protection

Firefox 63.0 Quantum Adds Enhanced Cross-site Tracking Protection

Can be configured to block all third-party cookies

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • October 22nd, 2018
Mozilla Firefox 63.0 "Quantum" Is Now Available for Download, Here's What's New <em>Updated</em>

Mozilla Firefox 63.0 "Quantum" Is Now Available for Download, Here's What's New Updated

You can download it for Linux, Mac, and Windows

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 22nd, 2018
Google Play Adds Peer-to-Peer Offline Installs, Fights Malware Spread

Google Play Adds Peer-to-Peer Offline Installs, Fights Malware Spread

Apps can be installed while offline, updated when online

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • October 19th, 2018
Chrome for Linux, Mac, and Windows Now Features Picture-in-Picture by Default

Chrome for Linux, Mac, and Windows Now Features Picture-in-Picture by Default

Lets users watch videos in a floating window

 
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