Netflix Documentary 'The Great Hack' Explores Cambridge Analytica ScandalData has surpassed oil as the world's most valuable asset, according to the new Netflix documentary, 'The Great Hack.'
Google Acquires Data Analytics Firm Looker For $2.6B In CashGoogle is acquiring data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 billion cash in an effort to expand its Google Cloud business.
If You Have Old Music, Pics, Videos On MySpace, They're GoneFifty million MP3s and countless more photos and videos uploaded and stored on MySpace by users are gone.
Californians May Be Allowed To Sue Companies For Violating Privacy ProtectionsCalifornia residents could be getting even more rights when it comes to protecting their data.
French Privacy Watchdog Slaps Google With $57 Million FineFrance's data privacy watchdog has fined Google $57 million, the first penalty for a U.S. tech giant under new European data privacy rules that took effect last year.
Yelp Adds Health Inspection Data To Restaurant ReviewsHealth inspection reports aren't a secret, but finding them can be a hassle. San Francisco-based Yelp wants to make that information part of users' restaurant selection.
Facebook Suspends Analytics Firm Over Data Usage ConcernsFacebook said Friday that it has suspended Boston-based analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data.
Facebook Under Scrutiny Over Data Sharing After NYT ReportFacebook is pushing back against a media report saying that it provided extensive information about its users and their friends to third parties like phone makers.
Hundreds Of Hacked San Francisco Public Health Records RecoveredThe medical records of nearly 1,000 San Francisco Department of Public Health patients were accessed without authorization.
Zuckerberg Pledges To 'Keep Building' In No-Apology AddressWith a smile that suggested the hard part of an "intense year" may be behind him, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed developers Tuesday and pledged the company will build its way out of its worst-ever privacy debacle.
Cambridge Researcher At Center Of Facebook Data Scandal ApologiesThe academic who created Cambridge Analytica's online quiz at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal is apologizing for his actions.
Uber Used Tech Tool To Shield Data From Police Outside USThe ride-sharing company Uber confirmed Thursday that it had technology to shield company data when law enforcement raided its offices outside the U.S.
San Jose Police Department Introduces Web Access To Use Of Force DataSan Jose police announced a new online portal system, which will allow the public to search and examine use of force data.
What Are The Best Ways To Backup Data For Your Small Business?Avoid disastrous company setbacks and possible legal ramifications with proper data backup.
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."