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Google fines $ 57 million for violating privacy terms when users do not find them

Photo: Getty / Justin Sullivan In France, the regulatory authorities for the protection of the private life imposed a fine of 56.8 million dollars on Google. This is the country's first use of the new, strict privacy rules adopted in… Continue Reading →

Spotify is testing a feature on iOS that will allow users to block any artist

Yes, it's finally happening. Spotify seems to be testing a new feature for its application that will allow users to block any artist on the platform. The blocking button is a very demanding Spotify users feature, which would allow you… Continue Reading →

Audiomack profile, which started as a mixtapes hosting site and now has a popular free music streaming service with 1.5 million users, up from 400,000 a year ago

"We do not intend to become Spotify. We are not trying to become Apple Music, "said co-founder and CEO Dave Ponte. "We are tracing our own path, and it's a streaming site." In September, surprise Eminem published a title called… Continue Reading →

Facebook will launch Community Actions, a news feed allowing users to tag government agencies and government officials and advocate for change on Monday

Gather a crowd and Facebook will now allow you to make political demands. Tomorrow, Facebook will encounter a host of new complexities with the launch of Community Actions, its news feed petition feature. Community actions could unite neighbors to demand… Continue Reading →

Google Maps offers the ability to see speed indicators reported by users via small camera icons in North America, the United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Brazil, India and Indonesia.

New features, similar to those of Waze, have begun appearing in Google Maps for some users. Image: Jaap Arriens / NurPhoto via Getty Images By Matt Binder2019-01-18 15:16:41 UTC Drivers will soon have an extra look at the road thanks… Continue Reading →

Max Schrems files GDPR claims against Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Spotify, YouTube and others for failing to provide the required information about the data collected by users.

European privacy activist Max Schrems has filed a new batch of strategic complaints with technology giants including Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Spotify and YouTube. The complaints, filed via its non-profit organization for the protection of privacy and digital rights, noyb, relate… Continue Reading →

Microsoft asks users to switch to iOS or Android when Windows Phone is set to be obsolete

Microsoft admits the defeat of its smartphone and now officially urges all remaining users of Windows 10 Mobile to switch to an iOS or Android device. In an EM document spotted by ThurrottMicrosoft is notifying users that Windows 10 Mobile… Continue Reading →

Microsoft Deploys MyAnalytics Tracker to All Microsoft 365 Users

The Microsoft MyAnalytics Workstation Activity Tracking Tool is now available to Office 365 users or Office 365 Enterprise and Business suites with Exchange Online after having previously been offered in top-of-the-line subscriptions. range or as an option at additional cost…. Continue Reading →

Twitter says that a bug has led the "Protect your tweets" setting to be disabled for some Android users for nearly five years, thus making their tweets public.

Twitter accidentally revealed "protected" (or private) tweets from some users, the company disclosed this afternoon. The "Protect your tweets" setting usually allows users to use Twitter non-publicly. These users learn who can follow them and who can see their content…. Continue Reading →

Tim Cook calls on Congress to enact privacy legislation and the FTC to create a "data exchange center," allowing users to track and control their data.

In 2019, it is time to defend the right to privacy – yours, mine, ours. Consumers should not have to tolerate for an additional year companies that irresponsibly accumulate huge user profiles, seemingly out of control data breaches and the… Continue Reading →

Outdoorsy, which is developing a platform to connect underused recreational vehicles to users, raises $ 50 million in Series C led by Greenspring Associates, following a $ 25 million Series B in February 2018

Outdoorsy built for the road ahead. The company, which has been around for three years and connects customers with underutilized RVs and other trucks big enough to spend the night, has raised $ 50 million in Series C funding under… Continue Reading →

ES File Explorer has a hidden Web server; Data from 500 million users at risk

With regard to file exploration applications for Android, ES File Explorer is without a doubt one of the most popular applications. I use the application myself to manage the files and folders of my smartphone. However, the fact that ES… Continue Reading →

Pew survey of 963 Facebook users in the United States: 74% did not know that the company compiled lists of their interests and features to target ads; 51% were uncomfortable with this

A study by the Pew Research Center indicates that most Facebook users still do not know how the company follows them and profiles them for advertising targeting purposes. Pew found that three-quarters (74%) of Facebook users did not know that… Continue Reading →

Pandora launches a custom voice wizard on iOS and Android that will provide personalized search results and allow users to control music playback.

Pandora today announced the launch of its own in-app voice assistant that you can call at any time by saying "Hey Pandora", followed by a request to play music or to podcasts you want to listen to. This feature will… Continue Reading →

Twitter users in China risk detention and threats during new crackdown in Beijing

Official media such as People's Daily and the Xinhua News Agency, controlled by the Communist Party and the Xinhua News Agency, use Twitter to shape the country's perceptions of the world. "On the one hand, the public media is leveraging… Continue Reading →

Facebook states that it will test a feature stories for sharing events on iOS and Android for users in the US, Brazil and Mexico.

Facebook continues to experience the most controversial period in its history in the face of numerous scandals related to data privacy, misinformation and misinformation, as well as broader issues related to the corrosive role of the social network in democratic… Continue Reading →

Research shows that large self-reported Facebook users make impaired decisions, such as addicts, according to a classic test of maximizing rewards

Researchers at Michigan State University are exploring the idea that "social media addiction" is more than just a joke about being online. Their article, titled "An Excessive Number of Social Media Users Demonstrate Impaired Decision Making in the Iowa Gambling… Continue Reading →

China rages against Twitter users in the country

China is cracking down on its Twitter users, who often publish human rights critics of the Chinese government and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Image: GREG BAKER / AFP / Getty Images By Matt Binder2019-01-11 15:59:19 UTC "Twitter Prison" has a… Continue Reading →

Resumes of more than 202 million Chinese users, containing personal data, including personal addresses and mobile phone numbers, were exposed online on an unsecured MongoDB database server.

A security researcher came across an unsecured MongoDB database server that contained highly detailed CVs for more than 202 million Chinese users. The owner of the database remains a mystery, said Bob Diachenko, director of cyber risk research at Hacken… Continue Reading →

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