A man suspected of distributing child porn has been arrested in Houston in part because Google was able to tip off authorities by flagging photos in the man’s email account. So just how much does Google know about your Gmail account? KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains.
Larry Magid: San Jose Domestic Violence Prevention Summit Deals With Stalking & Trafficking Through Technology
Our technology analyst reports from a domestic violence prevention conference in San Jose where the focus has been on issues dealing with map apps and geo-location playing into stalking and trafficking.
Amazon launches the Fire Phone on Friday. But will it be a big seller?
Some people may be addicted to social media sites, but many are less than pleased with what they’re getting. A new customer survey rates social media sites as the fourth lowest in satisfaction.
Larry Magid: San Francisco’s Electronic Frontier Foundation Launches Plug-In To See If You’re Being Tracked Online
San Francisco’s Electronic Frontier Foundation has launched a new plug-in that tells people whether they’re being tracked while online. You can install the program on either Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, which are two of the more popular browsers.
An Amazon leak appears to have shown the company is by readying an unlimited subscription service for e-books as well as audio books.
The Federal Communications Commission says it’s extending the deadline for public to comment on a net neutrality proposal because the response has swamped the agency’s website.
If you end up binge-viewing entire seasons of television shows, you’re not alone. A new study finds that nearly two-thirds of TV viewers, binge-view frequently and mostly during prime time.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— Microsoft says it will end support for several of its products including Windows 7. Consumers are wondering if there will be a new operating system before then. Back in April we talked […]
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is following up on reports that terrorists may try to target planes by turning cell phones into undetectable bombs.