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Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Evernote's new privacy policy, set to take effect on Jan. 23, would let some employees read user notes to aid with machine learning, although users can opt-out   —  Evernote announced that it will roll out a new privacy policy on January 23, and the changes have users threatening to abandon the service.
Dec 14, 2016, 1:50 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
China passes controversial cybersecurity law that restricts online anonymity, requires local data storage, and vague “technical support” to aid law enforcement   —  The Chinese government has passed new cybersecurity regulations Nov. 7 that will put stringent new requirements on technology companies operating in the country.
Nov 7, 2016, 3:15 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Large DDoS attacks cause outages at Twitter, Spotify, and other sites   —  Several waves of major cyberattacks against an internet directory service knocked dozens of popular websites offline today, with outages continuing into the afternoon.  —  Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify, Shopify …
Oct 21, 2016, 8:45 AMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Encrypted messaging app Signal adds desktop support for iOS users, had added desktop support for Android users in April   —  Signal, the encrypted chat app powered by Open Whisper Systems, is finally available as a desktop app.  —  The free app, which has earned praise from Edward Snowden …
Sep 27, 2016, 9:50 AMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Senator Mark Warner, a co-founder of Nextel and a former startup investor, calls for SEC investigation into Yahoo's disclosure of its record breach   —  Yahoo's announcement last week that data from 500 million user accounts had been stolen in 2014 by what it called a “state-sponsored actor” …
Sep 26, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
CloudFlare adds TLS 1.3, automatic HTTPS rewrites and opportunistic encryption upgrades as default for all its client websites   —  CloudFlare is encrypting its corner of the internet.  —  The company announced today that it has rolled out new encryption features for all the websites it protects …
Sep 20, 2016, 2:30 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Yelp debuts bug bounty program with rewards ranging from $100 to $15K, coordinated through the HackerOne platform   —  Hackers, start your engines.  —  Yelp launched a public bug bounty program today, inviting the world's hackers to pick apart its websites and mobile app in search …
Sep 6, 2016, 1:30 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn files suit against 100 anonymous data scrapers, invoking the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act   —  LinkedIn is trying to lock down its exclusive relationship with its users.  —  The professional networking company filed suit against 100 unnamed individuals last week for using bots to harvest user profiles from its website.
Aug 15, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Gurbaksh Chahal out as CEO of Gravity4, will be replaced by his sister Kamal Kaur, after judge finds he violated probation   —  Tech founder Gurbaksh Chahal has handed over his CEO role at Gravity4 to his sister, Kamal Kaur, after a judge found last week that he violated his domestic violence probation.
Jul 28, 2016, 9:05 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources say Reddit's efforts to remake itself are faltering under CEO Steve Huffman and founder Alexis Ohanian's leadership as more key employees depart   —  It's been one year since Reddit revolted.  When the company cracked down on revenge porn and subreddits containing offensive content last summer …
Jul 22, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context

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