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John Ribeiro / ITworld.com:
Uber revises privacy policy, asks for users' permission to track location when app is running in background and to access contacts   —  Uber revises privacy policy, wants more data from users  —  Uber Technologies is revising its privacy policy to allow it to access a rider's location …
May 29, 2015, 3:35 PMIn context
Stephen Lawson / ITworld.com:
Boingo uses Wi-Fi and Bluetooth signals at Austin airport to predict security wait times   —  At Austin airport, Wi-Fi predicts how long the security line will be  —  Using signals from passengers' devices, the system collects data that can help travelers plan ahead
Oct 26, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Martyn Williams / ITworld.com:
AT&T discloses that SSNs and other personal data for an unspecified number of customers was exposed in April   —  AT&T says customer data accessed to unlock smartphones  —  Social Security numbers were accessed in a bid to unlock smartphones  —  Personal information …
Jun 14, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Christina Tynan-Wood / ITworld:
Detroit's tech job growth nearly double the national average, fueled by car industry hires   —  By the numbers: Detroit offers a bright future for technology professionals  —  Metro Detroit's tech job growth was nearly 2x the national average in recent years
Apr 20, 2014, 1:25 PMIn context
Dan Tynan / ITworld:
How Box.com allowed a complete stranger to delete all my files   —  Six months ago the cloud storage service gave control over my account to someone else, who then nuked it.  Fortunately, my data survived.  —  Let me start by saying that I am a bit of a nut about cloud storage.
Oct 24, 2013, 10:00 AMIn context
Zach Miners / ITworld.com:
Programmers at Juniper — not Google or Facebook — rake in the most dough   —  Juniper's average base salary for coders is about $160,000  —  What a lucrative profession coding can be — the best paid software engineers have an average base salary of nearly US$160,000, and they work at Juniper Networks, according to a recent survey.
Oct 18, 2013, 4:20 AMIn context
Joab Jackson / ITworld.com:
Cache warfare: Azure and AWS get updated caching services   —  AWS now comes with Redis, while Windows Azure promises faster response times  —  The competition between Microsoft's Windows Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) has moved to the caching layer: Both companies updated their caching services this week.
Sep 5, 2013, 8:10 AMIn context
Jeremy Kirk / ITworld.com:
TOR Project: Stop using Windows, disable JavaScript   —  The anonymizing network gives some advice following a startling Firefox zero-day vulnerability  —  The TOR Project is advising that people stop using Windows after the discovery of a startling vulnerability in Firefox that undermined …
Aug 6, 2013, 12:00 PMIn context
Jennifer Baker / ITworld.com:
Boost for Amazon as Penguin agrees to end Apple e-books deal   —  The deal brings to an end the EU anticompetition case on e-books  —  Penguin has agreed to terminate its e-book agreement with Apple and to allow Amazon to set its own prices for electronic books in a settlement of a European Union antitrust case.
Jul 25, 2013, 10:25 PMIn context
Nancy Gohring / ITworld:
Dell dumps its public cloud offerings   —  It will offer public cloud services through partners rather than its own public cloud  —  Dell has become one of the first high profile companies to dump its public cloud ambitions, announcing today that it will no longer invest in its OpenStack and VMware-based cloud services.
May 20, 2013, 9:50 PMIn context

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