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David Rowan / Wired.co.uk:
Interview with Facebook's David Marcus on the future of Messenger, and why the company considers it the app for everything   —  Facebook Messenger: inside Zuckerberg's app for everything  —  , and get your hands on loads of additional content by subscribing online.
Oct 13, 2015, 9:55 AMIn context
Michael Rundle / Wired.co.uk:
Apple's new privacy site explains exactly how it uses your data   —  Apple has launched a new privacy policy website to explain in exacting detail how it users customers' data.  —  The updated site is intended to list virtually every core use of data by services like Apple Pay and iCloud …
Sep 29, 2015, 11:10 AMIn context
James Temperton / Wired.co.uk:
AVG updates privacy policy, allowing it to sell anonymized user data to third parties, but says it will let users opt out   —  AVG can sell your browsing and search history to advertisers  —  Security firm AVG can sell search and browser history data to advertisers in order to “make money” …
Sep 21, 2015, 7:20 AMIn context
Katie Collins / Wired.co.uk:
Jimmy Wales and mobile network The People's Operator launch ad-free social network TPO.com to make it easy to donate to charities   —  Jimmy Wales launches charitable social network TPO.com  —  Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and mobile network The People's Operator are launching a new charitable social network called TPO.com.
Jul 22, 2015, 7:40 AMIn context
Liat Clark / Wired.co.uk:
Study: shutdown of Kino.to, Germany's biggest video streaming site, had little effect on piracy in 2011   —  Shutting down huge pirate sites has no ‘positive effect’  —  In 2011, police officers across Germany, Spain, France and the Netherlands swept into the homes and data centres …
May 18, 2015, 8:40 AMIn context
James Temperton / Wired.co.uk:
After UK court ruling, Privacy International website allows you to ask if GCHQ spied on you   —  You can now find out if GCHQ spied on you  —  People from around the world can join a campaign to find out if British intelligence agency GCHQ illegally spied on them — and force it to delete the data.
Feb 16, 2015, 12:50 PMIn context
Katie Collins / Wired.co.uk:
Intel unveils button-sized Curie module to power future wearables   —  Intel has today unveiled Curie, a low-powered module no bigger than a button, as part of its vision to lead in the wearables field.  Company CEO Brian Krzanich announced the module, which will be built on a tiny new chip called …
Jan 6, 2015, 9:00 PMIn context
Katie Collins / Wired.co.uk:
Intel unveils ACAT open-source communication system for Stephen Hawking that doubles typing rate using SwiftKey technology   —  Stephen Hawking's new speech system is free and open-source  —  Intel has today unveiled a new open-source communication system created especially for Professor Stephen Hawking …
Dec 2, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context
Liat Clark / Wired.co.uk:
Facebook hit with class action lawsuit over privacy by Austrian law student Max Schrems   —  Facebook hit with international class action privacy suit … An Austrian privacy activist has launched a wide-reaching class action suit against Facebook Ireland for breaching European data protection law.
Aug 2, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Olivia Solon / Wired.co.uk:
MIT researchers develop algorithm that searches for and identifies human actions in videos   —  Algorithm searches for human actions in videos  —  An algorithm has been developed to automatically recognise human gestures or activities in videos in order to describe what is taking place.
Jun 3, 2014, 4:25 AMIn context

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