Humans Glow In Splashes Of Light On NASA's Newest Global Night MapsThe view of the Americas looks like an abstract painting by the late Jackson Pollack, with splashes of light from the Pacific coast, across the Sun Belt, through the Atlantic States, and around the Great Lakes. Scientists added clouds and sun glint "for aesthetic effect."
Facebook Tightens Rules On Data Collection Used To Spy On Activists, ProtestersFacebook is prohibiting developers from using the massive amount of data it collects on users for surveillance. This includes using such data to monitor activists and protesters.
8 Ways To Protect Your Computer From Ransomware – Don’t Be A Hostage!Learn to spot ransomware and protect your computer before you become a victim. Here are a few tips to keep you from getting taken hostage.
Facebook Under Fire In France For Using Data Of 30 Million Users Without ConsentTwo agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million users there without their knowledge.
New California Law Extends Privacy Rights To Electronic DataCalifornia will require police to get a court order before they can search messages, photos and other digital data stored on phones or company servers.
Governor Brown Signs Anti-Racial Profiling BillGov. Brown signed legislation changing California's definition of racial profiling and requiring that local law enforcement agencies collect demographic data on the people they stop.
IRS Admits Data Breach Was Much Worse Than ReportedThe IRS admitted Monday that a massive data breach was much larger than first thought.
Good With Numbers? Consider A Statistician Career & Earn Over $100KJill Schlesinger tells us how the demand for jobs in big data are pouring into the Bay Area.
Which Smartphone Apps Drain Your Battery The Fastest?When it comes to cell phones, battery life is often the most frustrating feature for most users, but it might be the apps running on the phone draining that battery so quickly.
Do The Truffle Shuffle! 'The Goonies' Turns 30Here's how one Oregon town plans to celebrate the classic film's 30th anniversary…
Privacy Advocates Skeptical Google’s Security Changes Actually Protects ConsumersGoogle says it wants its users to know more about what it knows about them. The tech company is rolling out new privacy controls that shed some light on data gathering.
Personal Information Collected By License Plate Readers May Be Available To Anyone Who AsksIf you drive a car through the Bay Area, chances are good that police have photos of your license plate, and data on where you’ve been, and that information may be available to anyone who asks for it.

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