Sharing High School Senior Photos On Social Media Enables Data Mining, Better Business Bureau WarnsA tribute to high school seniors who are missing the traditional send-offs due to coronavirus shelter-in-place orders has set off alarm bells from the Better Business Bureau.
2018: The Year Silicon Valley Creeped Out the WorldWe may remember 2018 as the year when technology's dystopian potential became clear after a seemingly-unending series of revelations about the dark side of Silicon Valley's connect-everything ethos.
Facebook Under Fire for Failure to Prevent Data Leaks, Election MeddlingFacebook has a problem it just can't kick: People keep exploiting it in ways that could sway elections and, in the worst cases, even undermine democracy.
New Unicorn Spotted In Silicon Valley? A Silicon Valley startup quickly rises up the ladder as investors pump in new money
Napa Earthquake First Major Bay Area Quake In Smart Phone, Social Media Technology AgeThe strongest quake in 25 years plunges the Bay Area into a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Web-fueled frenzy of sharing, commenting, laughing and lamenting as an entire community was joined by wireless communication and the Internet.
Google Says Gmail Users Have No Expectation Of PrivacyGoogle has made it clear that people who send or receive email via Gmail should not expect their messages to remain private.
President Admits Government’s Long Denied Massive Data Trawling At SJ PresserFor years, top officials of the Bush and Obama administrations dismissed fears about secret government data-mining by reassuring Congress that there were no secret nets trawling for Americans' phone and Internet records.