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Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
How To Opt Out Of AT&T's Plan To Sell Everything It Knows About You And Your Smartphone Use   —  Your smartphone knows a lot about you.  It's with you all the time.  It knows which apps you use.  It knows which websites you visit.  And it knows your gender, your age, and even how fit you are.
Jul 5, 2013, 11:55 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Google's Privacy Director Is Stepping Down   —  When Alma Whitten was tapped to be Google's first director of privacy in 2010, CNet declared hers the “hardest job at Google.”  A long time engineer at the company with expertise in computer security, she was put in charge of a program overseeing products …
Apr 1, 2013, 5:05 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Oops.  Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Has A Private Facebook Photo Go Public.   —  Being a member of the Facebook founder's family won't protect you from having your privacy breached on the social network.  On Tuesday night, Randi Zuckerberg — older sister to Facebook's CEO …
Dec 26, 2012, 2:55 PMIn context
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

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
At Zoho Recruit, We Take Workflows very Personnel-ly  —  Here's the thing about workflows.  They are very difficult to understand until you actually start working with them.  —  But, for recruiters …