Techmeme

Results 51 - 60 of 86:

Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Google's Eric Schmidt Tells Parents To ‘Have Online Talk Before Sex Talk’ With Kids.  Survey Suggests Many Do.   —  “We need to fight for our privacy or we will lose it,” said Google chairman Eric Schmidt to Reuters in a recent on-camera chat.  “[All of the user generated material on the web] …
Nov 21, 2012, 8:50 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Hurricane Sandy, @ComfortablySmug, and The Flood of Social Media Misinformation   —  Official Twitter accounts tried to tamp down rumors  —  Sandy came and went in D.C. without leaving much of a footprint beyond a four-day weekend and power outages in the low thousands.
Oct 31, 2012, 12:15 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Facebook Lays Out All Of Its New Targeting Techniques In One Easy-To-Read Blog Post   —  In the last few months, Facebook has made significant changes to the way advertising works on its site.  As some predicted, Facebook's going public and needing to drum up more revenue has resulted …
Oct 1, 2012, 12:45 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Sen. Al Franken Grills Facebook and the FBI Over Their Use Of Facial Recognition Technology   —  Sen. Al Franken used an enlarged Facebook privacy page as a prop during the hearing  —  The man with the most recognizable face in Congress is worried about the citizens of America …
Jul 18, 2012, 6:50 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Supreme Court Disappoints Facebook, LinkedIn, Zynga and Yahoo   —  Supreme Court disappointed Obamacare haters and tech firms today  —  The big Supreme Court news today is that Obamacare got five thumbs up from the Court, meaning the president probably did this at some point this morning.
Jun 28, 2012, 3:20 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Are You Okay With Airtime Secretly Taking Photos Of You While You're Video Chatting?   —  Airtime: You watch it.  It watches you.  —  Facebook is boring, according to a third of its users.  Yikes!  Luckily, tech entrepreneur Sean Parker plans to save the day, launching a new video chat service called Airtime.
Jun 5, 2012, 4:00 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Facebook Plans To End The 'No Kids Under 13′ Farce   —  Welcome to Facebook!  —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is ready to have children.  Not necessarily with his new wife, but on his social networking site.  According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook is “developing technology” …
Jun 4, 2012, 3:45 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Facebook Privacy Policy Change Paves Way For Off-Facebook Advertising   —  Facebook is revamping its privacy policy* (which it likes to call a “data use policy"), fulfilling a pledge it made to the Irish privacy regulator to be more transparent and detailed about how it will and won't use the dirt it has on its users.
May 11, 2012, 3:00 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
Hulu To Users: Connect Your Facebook Account Or No Social For You   —  Some angry Hulu users created this logo to protest a push to integrate their accounts with Facebook  —  Last month, video provider Hulu made changes to its social sharing features.  For Facebook users, it was great …
May 8, 2012, 5:50 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / The Not-So Private Parts:
The FBI Workaround For Private Companies To Share Information With Law Enforcement Without CISPA   —  The NCFTA “functions as a conduit between private industry and law enforcement.”  (Art from the site)  —  A debate is currently raging in Washington, D.C. and various politically-engaged spots …
Apr 28, 2012, 9:25 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
How to bring more water to more people?  —  Danish company Grundfos uses Microsoft Azure and IoT to improve efficiency across millions of water pumps and pipes.
eero:
New security features from eero Plus  —  Protect all your connected devices with VPN, 1Password, Malwarebytes, and Ad blocking.
Smartsheet:
How Cisco Makes Better Decisions Faster  —  Cisco found a new way to manage and maintain transparency on program activities and budgets, empowering their team to make the best decisions — and better serve their clients.
Zoho:
Work with charts, play with charts.  —  When it comes to information, there are two kinds of people: those who like to receive their data in words, and those who want to enjoy it visually.
Worldpay:
2017 Global Payments Report  —  Your ultimate guide to the world of payments in 36 markets.  Visit the microsite and download a free copy of the report.