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  1. How to outsmart algorithms and take control of your information diet

    Certain algorithms pull you toward the things you already know, believe, or like, and they push away everything else…

  2. It’s almost impossible to tell if your iPhone has been hacked

    Hackers have been breaking into iPhones allegedly using a powerful spy tool sold to governments…

  3. What Apple, Facebook and Google each mean by ‘privacy’

    Each company defines privacy differently and emphasizes different trade-offs…

  4. U.S. Republicans and Democrats agree on need for bipartisan privacy legislation; divided over giving more powers to FTC

    Democratic and Republican lawmakers both stressed the need for bipartisan privacy legislation…

  5. Apple CEO Cook discusses protection of customers’ private data: ‘You are not our product’

    Apple CEO Tim Cook is worried about the protection of personal data…

  6. Canadian watchdog to seek court order to force Facebook to follow privacy laws

    Facebook Inc broke Canadian privacy laws when it collected the information of some 600,000 citizens…

  7. Apple CEO Tim Cook: Technology needs government regulation

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has called for more government regulation on the technology industry…

  8. Facebook ‘unintentionally uploaded’ email contacts of up to 1.5 million users

    Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it may have ‘unintentionally uploaded’ email contacts…

  9. Internet consolidation via titans like Apple, Google, and Facebook opened the door to censorship

    The artificial crime of ‘hate speech’ had to be invented because more direct and traditional methods of enforcing certain goals yielded little result…

  10. Apple, Facebook, Google asked to pay for wind parks in Denmark

    Apple, Facebook, and Google are facing calls to help pay for wind parks needed to power…

  11. Apple, tech stocks drive S&P 500 near record

    Technology stocks are extending their leadership on Wall Street as the S&P 500 trades near…

  12. Linus Torvalds blasts social media as ‘a disease’

    Linux don Linus Torvalds has spoken of his dislike of social media in an interview…

  13. Facebook launches WhatsApp Business for iOS

    Facebook Inc on Thursday launched a business version of its WhatsApp messaging app for Apple Inc’s iOS..

  14. New York Times’ tech columnist deleted Facebook last year. Here’s what changed (and what didn’t).

    When Facebook and its family of apps experienced a daylong malfunction last week…

  15. Facebook stored hundreds of millions of user passwords in plain text for years; Change your Facebook and/or Instagram password now

    The Facebook source said the investigation so far indicates between 200 million and 600 million Facebook users may have had their account passwords stored in plain text and searchable by more than 20,000 Facebook employees…

  16. WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton renews call for users to delete Facebook

    WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton defended his decision to sell his company to Facebook, but…

  17. Facebook and Google rush to remove live-streamed footage of New Zealand mass murder

    acebook and YouTube are working to remove ‘violent footage’ of the New Zealand mass shootings…

  18. U.S. federal prosecutors conducting criminal investigation into Facebook data deals

    Federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into data deals Facebook struck…

  19. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s simple solutions, like breaking up Apple, won’t work

    Only when pushed to say it, Warren gives up the App Store…

  20. Facebook’s so-called ‘pivot to privacy’ puts Apple in its crosshairs

    The big question after CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook’s ‘pivot to privacy’ was whether…

  21. Senator Elizabeth Warren wants to break up Apple, too

    Warren said Apple uses its market dominance to squash competition…

  22. Know when malware tries to access your Mac’s camera or mic with this app

    I started covering the camera on my laptop around five years ago…

  23. Senator Elizabeth Warren pushes to break up big tech companies Google, Facebook, and Amazon; affect Apple’s App Store

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveiled a plan Friday to break up massive technology companies…

  24. Beleaguered Facebook’s reputation is plummeting

    Facebook’s reputation took a deep dive over the past year…

  25. FBI Director Christopher Wray continues pushing for encryption back doors

    The encryption war is quiet now, but the murky back-and-forth between…