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Apple brings EU data privacy features to U.S., tightens app and web privacy rules

APPLE BRINGS EU DATA PRIVACY FEATURES TO U.S., TIGHTENS APP AND WEB PRIVACY RULES

Apple has expanded its data and privacy mini site outside of Europe, enabling more users to automatically request, change, and delete...

Twitter releases archive of 10 million tweets from state-backed troll accounts

TWITTER RELEASES ARCHIVE OF 10 MILLION TWEETS FROM STATE-BACKED TROLL ACCOUNTS

Twitter has published an archive of nearly 10 million tweets from troll accounts today, providing a vast pile of data for academics...

 
 
 
Facebook Portal privacy walkback: company admits will collect data for ad-serving

FACEBOOK PORTAL PRIVACY WALKBACK: COMPANY ADMITS WILL COLLECT DATA FOR AD-SERVING

When Facebook entered the smart speaker business last week, it was keen to stress that it understood potential concerns about the privacy...

Facebook admits the Portal could spy on you

FACEBOOK ADMITS THE PORTAL COULD SPY ON YOU

When Facebook launched its long-awaited video chat devices Portal and Portal+ last week, many were understandably concerned about its...

 
 
 
Facebook's ‘Portal' Video Chat Device Could Be A ‘Data-Collection Monster,' Warns ‘Gizmodo'

FACEBOOK'S ‘PORTAL' VIDEO CHAT DEVICE COULD BE A ‘DATA-COLLECTION MONSTER,' WARNS ‘GIZMODO'

Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the public's perception of Facebook has shifted. One of the effects of the scandal can be...

The 16 healthiest countries in the world

THE 16 HEALTHIEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

The United States lags far behind the 10 healthiest countries in the world. Each year, the World Economic Forum releases its Global...

 
 
 
23andMe opened a fake house in NYC where you can meet your genes - take a look inside

23ANDME OPENED A FAKE HOUSE IN NYC WHERE YOU CAN MEET YOUR GENES - TAKE A LOOK INSIDE

It's been three years since 23andMe, a consumer genetics company, relaunched a new test that passed the scrutiny of the Food and Drug...

The Dow jumps more than 350 points

THE DOW JUMPS MORE THAN 350 POINTS

Stocks jumped Tuesday as strong earnings and economic data lifted spirits on Wall Street. The three major US indices had shed about...

 
 
 
Syncron raises $67 million for preventative maintenance AI

SYNCRON RAISES $67 MILLION FOR PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE AI

In the manufacturing and industrial sectors, equipment failures can result in millions of dollars of lost revenue. The true cost of...

How I Collected The Data For Our Latest Story On Credit Acceptance

HOW I COLLECTED THE DATA FOR OUR LATEST STORY ON CREDIT ACCEPTANCE

Hi, I'm Ishaan Jhaveri. I'm a data journalist who works with Gizmodo Media Group's Special Projects Desk. I worked with Ryan Felton...

 
 
 

PARGENES: A TOOL FOR MASSIVELY PARALLEL MODEL SELECTION AND PHYLOGENETIC TREE INFERENCE ON THOUSANDS OF GENES

AbstractMotivationCoalescent- and reconciliation-based methods are now widely used to infer species phylogenies from genomic data....

Atlanta dominates as Georgia's top Trump donation site but Waycross 4 pulls their weight

ATLANTA DOMINATES AS GEORGIA'S TOP TRUMP DONATION SITE BUT WAYCROSS 4 PULLS THEIR WEIGHT

When Donald Trump moved into the White House in January 2017, he had already begun positioning himself for an election that was nearly...

 
 
 
Saudi Arabia successfully launches biometric technology to reduce long queues

SAUDI ARABIA SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY TO REDUCE LONG QUEUES

A pilot programme allowing religious tourists to file biometric data in their home countries has been hailed as a success, according...

Cloud backups on Android Pie receive additional encryption - your lock screen passcode

CLOUD BACKUPS ON ANDROID PIE RECEIVE ADDITIONAL ENCRYPTION - YOUR LOCK SCREEN PASSCODE

Google is taking extra measures in the effort to secure user data with Android Pie. The tech giant has recently revealed that cloud...

 
 
 
13 places to visit in December for every type of traveler

13 PLACES TO VISIT IN DECEMBER FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELER

To find the best places to visit in December 2018, Business Insider looked at climate data, cultural calendars, and peak travel times. December...

Here's how to find out if your Facebook was hacked in the breach

HERE'S HOW TO FIND OUT IF YOUR FACEBOOK WAS HACKED IN THE BREACH

Are you one of the 30 million users hit by Facebook's access token breach announced two weeks ago? Here's how to find out. Facebook...

 
 
 
Facebook says the FBI has asked it not to reveal who might be behind an hack that affected 30 million people

FACEBOOK SAYS THE FBI HAS ASKED IT NOT TO REVEAL WHO MIGHT BE BEHIND AN HACK THAT AFFECTED 30 MILLION PEOPLE

Facebook says 30 million users were affected by a massive hack it first disclosed two weeks ago. On Friday, the social networking firm...

Was your Facebook account hacked in the latest breach? Here's how to find out

WAS YOUR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT HACKED IN THE LATEST BREACH? HERE'S HOW TO FIND OUT

Facebook now reports that its latest data breach affected only 30 million users, down from an initial estimate of 50 million accounts....

 
 
 
Facebook October 2018 security breach: Everything you need to know

FACEBOOK OCTOBER 2018 SECURITY BREACH: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Around 30 million people had their information compromised. Earlier this year, Facebook came under fire for sharing heaps of data for...

Anaplan hits the ground running with strong stock market debut up over 42 percent

ANAPLAN HITS THE GROUND RUNNING WITH STRONG STOCK MARKET DEBUT UP OVER 42 PERCENT

You might think that Anaplan CEO, Frank Calderoni would have had a few sleepless nights this week. His company picked a bad week to...