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  1. Mark Zuckerberg is fighting to save Facebook; announces major change to News Feed

    On Thursday, Facebook announced a major change to News Feed, its central feature…

  2. Facebook developing ‘Portal’ gadget which will let it put microphones and cameras in people’s homes

    The oppressive rulers of Oceania used devices called telescreens to closely monitor and repress citizens…

  3. FBI forensic expert blasts Apple ‘jerks’ for encrypting iPhones

    Ever since Apple made encryption default on the iPhone, the FBI has been waging a war against encryption…

  4. FBI Director Wray calls inability to access electronic devices an ‘urgent public safety issue’

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is increasingly unable to access data from some electronic devices…

  5. Eric Schmidt to step down as the executive chairman of Alphabet Inc.

    Eric Schmidt will be stepping down as the executive chairman of Alphabet’s board of directors…

  6. Facebook is giving the US government more and more data

    Every year, Facebook gets tens of thousands of requests for data from governments worldwide…

  7. Former Facebook exec: Facebook is ‘destroying how society works’

    The short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops we’ve created are destroying how society works…

  8. In bid to curtail ‘revenge porn,’ Facebook wants you to send your own nude images via Messenger

    If you’ve had a nude photo taken, you might be nervous about where it could end up…

  9. Facebook plans to spend as much as Apple, up to $1 billion, on original shows in 2018

    Facebook Inc. is loosening its purse strings in its drive to become a major hub for video…

  10. Young people are leaving Facebook

    This marks the first time eMarketer has ever predicted a decline in Facebook usage for any age group…

  11. Apple has spent record $2.2 million lobbying Trump administration over past three months

    Apple spent an all-time high $2.2 million lobbying Donald Trump’s federal government…

  12. Microsoft held back free fix that could’ve contained the devastating WannaCry Windows PC epidemic

    Microsoft held back from distributing a free repair for old versions of its software that could have slowed last week’s devastating ransomware attack…

  13. The Microsoft Tax: How to avoid the WannaCry virus if you’re slumming it with Windows on your Mac

    The worm/virus combination could hit a Mac user with a Boot Camp partition or Windows virtual machines…

  14. Microsoft faulted over massive ransomware cyberattack

    There’s a blame game brewing over who’s responsible for the massive cyberattack…

  15. North Korea thought to be behind worldwide cyber attack on Windows PCs

    A hacking group linked to North Korea is thought to be behind the cyber attack…

  16. Tim Cook’s refusal to create iPhone backdoor for FBI vindicated by ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack on Windows PCs

    The proliferation of the WannaCry ransomware last week unequivocally justifies Apple’s steadfast refusal to help the FBI…

  17. The Microsoft Tax: Rapidly replicating Windows PC worm spreads as experts try to limit damage; Macintosh unaffected

    Employees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they’re victims…

  18. The Microsoft Tax: Leaked NSA malware hijacks Windows PCs worldwide; Macintosh unaffected

    In mid-April, an arsenal of powerful software tools apparently designed by the NSA…

  19. If you haven’t already, it’s time to remove Facebook from your life

    Delete your Facebook account. No, but really…

  20. Use a VPN to protect your internet privacy

    Worried about your ISP? Is someone on your coffee shop’s Wi-Fi? A virtual private network (VPN) can help protect your privacy…

  21. At the start of the Trump era, Apple spent more on lobbying than ever, but outspent 2.5 times by Google

    Since the election of President Donald Trump, Apple’s been been cultivating some good old fashioned Washington influence….

  22. Protecting against possible ISP snooping by using a VPN and https

    The Obama Administration created a new set of restrictions on Internet service providers…

  23. Privacy 101: Why you need a VPN

    Earlier this week, the Republican-led Congress voted to repeal FCC rules that blocked ISPs…

  24. How to delete your online existence, while saving your data

    Sick of Snapchat? Tired of Twitter? Fed up with Facebook?

  25. U.S. to disclose estimate of number of American citizens under surveillance

    The U.S. intelligence community will soon disclose an estimate of the number of Americans whose electronic communications have been…

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