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Internal documents show how Facebook decided to put in a feature that collected call and SMS data without users … – Business Insider Australia

Business Insider AustraliaInternal documents show how Facebook decided to put in a feature that collected call and SMS data without users …Business Insider AustraliaInternal Facebook emails released on Wednesday by British Parliament reveal the discussions leading to the “log scraping” practice that collected call and SMS text logs from Facebook users on Android devices. Facebook initially planned to make the …and more » Continue reading

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Secret Facebook documents show company allegedly gave advertisers special access to user data – Fox News

Fox NewsSecret Facebook documents show company allegedly gave advertisers special access to user dataFox NewsFacebook gave certain companies like Lyft, Netflix and Airbnb preferential treatment by allowing them to access users’ data, according to a massive trove of secret documents and emails released by a British parliamentary committee on Wednesday …Facebook considered charging companies for access to user data, according to explosive internal documents — now …Business InsiderEmails show Facebook used Israeli app to monitor phones, mulled selling dataThe Times of IsraelFacebook Gave Netflix, Lyft, Airbnb Special Access to User Data: NYTiPhone in Canada (press release) (blog)PCMag.comall 239 news articles » Continue reading

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Facebook considered charging companies for access to user data, according to explosive internal documents — now Mark Zuckerberg says it was…

Facebook considered charging companies for access to user data, according to explosive internal documents — now Mark Zuckerberg says it was because of Apple’s restrictions on iPhone apps  Business Insider NordicExplosive documents show that in 2012 Facebook internally considered charging developers for access to its platform, which enables them to see and collect … Continue reading

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Google Shut Out Privacy and Security Teams From Secret China Project – The Intercept

Google Shut Out Privacy and Security Teams From Secret China ProjectThe InterceptBeaumont, a British citizen, began his career in 1994 as an analyst for an investment bank in England and later founded his own company called Refresh Mobile, which developed apps for smartphones. He joined Google in 2009, working from London as …and more » Continue reading

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What International Travelers Should “Know Before You Go” this Holiday Season – Imperial Valley News

What International Travelers Should “Know Before You Go” this Holiday SeasonImperial Valley NewsTravel Documents: Travelers should have appropriate passports and any other associated travel documents ready when approaching a CBP officer for processing or visiting a foreign country. Find out more information about approved travel documents for … Continue reading

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Why critics are calling Britain’s new phone boxes a ‘surveillance network’ – The Independent

The IndependentWhy critics are calling Britain’s new phone boxes a ‘surveillance network’The IndependentYet, phone companies never relinquished their rights to the sidewalk. Under British rules that have effectively been in place since before the iPhone existed, phone boxes are still considered vital infrastructure, and companies with proper licenses can …On crowded London streets, councils fight a flood of phone boxesTODAYonlineall 2 news articles » Continue reading

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Iconic London phone boxes get high tech upgrade, prompting surveillance fears – The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning HeraldIconic London phone boxes get high tech upgrade, prompting surveillance fearsThe Sydney Morning HeraldUnder British rules that have effectively been in place since before the iPhone existed, phone boxes are still considered vital infrastructure, and companies with proper licenses can keep building them so long as local councils cannot credibly object …and more » Continue reading

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A phone box revival has London saying enough – The Business Times

The Business TimesA phone box revival has London saying enoughThe Business TimesUnder British rules that have effectively been in place since before the iPhone existed, phone boxes are still considered vital infrastructure, and companies with proper licences can keep building them so long as local councils cannot credibly object …and more » Continue reading

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On Crowded London Streets, Councils Fight a Flood of Phone Boxes – New York Times

New York TimesOn Crowded London Streets, Councils Fight a Flood of Phone BoxesNew York TimesYet, phone companies never relinquished their rights to the sidewalk. Under British rules that have effectively been in place since before the iPhone existed, phone boxes are still considered vital infrastructure, and companies with proper licenses can …A Phone Box Revival Has London Saying EnoughWRAL.comall 4 news articles » Continue reading

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Add a Thesaurus to the iPhone Look Up Feature in iOS 12 – TekRevue

Add a Thesaurus to the iPhone Look Up Feature in iOS 12  TekRevueIn iOS 11, Look Up provided the definition of your selected word via your preferred dictionary. Now in iOS 12, you can also enable an iPhone thesaurus. Continue reading

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Holocaust Animation ‘My Father’s Secrets’ Heads To Toronto With SC Films – Deadline

DeadlineHolocaust Animation ‘My Father’s Secrets’ Heads To Toronto With SC FilmsDeadlineThe hand-drawn animation is based on the graphic novel by Israeli author Michel Kichka and documents his father’s experience both during and after the Holocaust. It ends with father and son making a highly emotional visit to Auschwitz. The English and … Continue reading

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US Presses China, Russia on Sanctions – DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

US Presses China, Russia on SanctionsDTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)U.S. documents sent to the committee and obtained by The Associated Press cite 89 instances between Jan. …. Please be aware that certain features of the mobile apps will not perform as expected if location services are turned off. … This …and more » Continue reading

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Kavanaugh Paper Trail Creating Problems – DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

Kavanaugh Paper Trail Creating ProblemsDTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)He cited the volume of records reviewed in recent Supreme Court confirmations: 173,000 pages of documents for the confirmation of Elena Kagan in 2010, and 182,000 pages for the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch last year. The citation no doubt was by …and more » Continue reading

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EU reinforces case against Qualcomm as Trump slams $5 bn Google antitrust fine – Firstpost

FirstpostEU reinforces case against Qualcomm as Trump slams $5 bn Google antitrust fineFirstpostQualcomm, the world’s leading chipmaker, has been in the EU crosshairs since 2015 when it was charged with predatory pricing aimed at forcing out British phone software maker Icera between 2009 and 2011. Icera was later acquired by Nvidia Corp.and more » Continue reading

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Review: Asus’ ZenFone 5 a notch above mid-range smartphones – Digital News Asia

Review: Asus’ ZenFone 5 a notch above mid-range smartphonesDigital News AsiaYes, the ZenFone 5 looks like an Apple iPhone X at first glance from the notch in the screen right down to the camera placement on the back. However, it is marginally bigger than the iPhone X and the rear glass panel has a noticeable pattern, sort of …and more » Continue reading

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