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Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
How ISPs rely on “trusted third-parties” like Neustar to hand over customer records for court orders, including highly secretive FISA warrants   —  Meet the shadowy tech brokers that deliver your data to the NSA  —  Summary: These so-called “trusted third-parties” …
Sep 6, 2014, 6:05 AMIn context
ZDNet:
Microsoft refuses to comply after judge revives overseas data search warrant   —  Summary: A US judge has lifted a stay on a ruling, forcing Microsoft to hand over data it stores overseas.  But the software giant said it will not comply, pending an appeal.  —  Follow @zackwhittaker Follow @lseltzer
Sep 1, 2014, 6:15 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
IDC lowers tablet year-on-year growth forecast from 12.1% to 6.5%, expects 233M sales in 2014   —  Tablet shipments forecast slashed by half as Western markets slow  —  Summary: IDC's latest estimates show mature markets are leveling off, but emerging markets could still power some significant growth.
Aug 30, 2014, 8:30 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Many US companies failing to uphold EU privacy rules, privacy group claims in FTC complaint   —  Summary: The rules that govern how EU data is treated in the US are being violated by major tech companies, according to a privacy group in a filed complaint to the FTC.  —  Zack Whittaker
Aug 14, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
US Judge's ruling in Microsoft email case will further erode trust in US tech companies abroad   —  How one judge single-handedly killed trust in the US technology industry  —  Summary: Well that's certainly a phrase one US judge can nail on the casket of her career.  —  Some people volunteer at shelters.
Aug 2, 2014, 5:50 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
US Appeals Court rules warrantless phone location tracking is illegal   —  Summary: A panel of appeals judges has ruled that police must obtain a warrant before collecting cellphone location data, adding further weight to the pro-privacy argument.  —  Zack Whittaker
Jun 11, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Acer bundles ‘build-your-own-cloud’ with new tablets, phones, wearables   —  Summary: Acer CEO called its new product lineup a “critical moment” in its turnaround effort, after years of decline.  Cloud, smartphones, tablets and laptops.  And a wearable for good measure.  —  Zack Whittaker
Apr 29, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Facebook, Gmail, Skype face Russia ban under ‘anti-terror’ data snooping plan   —  Summary: The Russian parliament's latest play could see major Western technology firms banned from the country if they don't store data on its soil — a move that would allow Russian authorities to easily snoop on user data.
Apr 24, 2014, 10:25 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Wi-Fi Protected Setup now supports NFC for tap-to-connect access to work, home networks   —  Summary: Connecting to a wireless network just got that little bit easier, thanks to NFC support.  No, that's doesn't include you, iPhone users.  —  And they said NFC was limited in what it could do …
Apr 9, 2014, 7:30 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Twitter fixes ‘rare’ bug that made protected accounts readable, affecting 93,000 users   —  Summary: And the bug took no less than four months to fix, according to the company.  Kudos to transparency, but sometimes ignorance really is bliss.  —  Zack Whittaker
Mar 10, 2014, 2:55 PMIn context

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