Ghostery’s goofy GDPR gaffe – someone’s in trouble come Monday!

Ever CCed an email you were supposed to BCC? Sure you have! But we bet it wasn't your company's "look how good we are at GDPR" email...

We've become normalized to Trump's tweets. Not this one.

President Trump Image: chip somodevilla/Getty Images By Heather Dockray2018-05-26 22:22:13 UTC Nowadays, it takes a lot for Americans to become incensed about Trump's tweets. We need at least one World War threat or nuclear...

‘Your Data’ Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

Over the course of his two-day testimony in Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg repeatedly returned to a few particular points, ones that ostensibly serve to quell the rising privacy concerns in...

It doesn’t have to be assault to be bad, Morgan Freeman

Recently, celebrities accused of sexual misconduct have started to issue a new kind of defense: at least they didn't commit sexual assault. Morgan Freeman adopted that reasoning for his second apology this...

Lo-fi video game about New York City’s subway woes spells out a fix

Did Elon Musk secretly make this video game? A simple, new browser game from called MTA Country (from Everyday Arcade) offers a very pro-business solution for fixing New York City's beleaguered subway...

FBI to America: Reboot Your Routers, Right Now

The FBI has issued a dire warning to everyone who has a router in their home. The Internet Crime Complaint Center sent a rare Public Service Announcement declaring: "Foreign cyber actors...

FBI issues VPNFilter malware warning, says “REBOOT NOW” [PODCAST]

The FBI just issued a VPNFilter malware warning saying, "Reboot your routers now!" But why? And will it help?

Everything you knew about Chromebooks is wrong

Google’s slow, limited, browser-only, cloud-centric laptop platform is now the most powerful and capable user platform on the planet.Yeah, I said it.Apple fans laugh at this idea, saying that a MacBook...

Trump says ZTE will pay $1.3B fine and overhaul its management to continue US...

U.S. President Donald Trump has claimed that Chinese telecom firm ZTE will pay a $1.3 billion fine and undergo a significant overhaul of its management team in order to remain operational...

The 'Arrested Development' actors prove men in Hollywood learned nothing

The men of 'Arrested Development' show that Hollywood men are stuck in a state of arrested development in the #MeToo era Image: netflix By Jess Joho2018-05-25 23:42:02 UTC The family drama around the Arrested...

Twitter will give political candidates a special badge during US midterm elections

Ahead of 2018 U.S. midterm elections, Twitter is taking a visible step to combat the spread of misinformation on its famously chaotic platform. In a blog post this week, the company...

Cities scramble to contain the flood of e-scooters

Scooter-shares quickly moved into cities so new regulations aim to crack down. Image: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2018-05-25 22:55:23 UTC The motorized scooters arrived with a vengeance—but cities including San Francisco are putting...

Migrate to the MySQL-compatible edition of Amazon Aurora while protecting personal data using encryption

Security is a top priority at AWS, and the same is true for our customers. We spend a significant amount of resources protecting personal data and are constantly enhancing our capabilities...

What is RPA? A revolution in business process automation

More CIOs are turning to an emerging technology practice called robotic process automation (RPA) to streamline enterprise operations and reduce costs. With RPA, businesses can automate mundane rules-based business processes, enabling...

Millions of IoT Devices Vulnerable to Z-Wave Downgrade Attacks, Researchers Claim

Millions of IoT devices based on the Z-Wave wireless protocol are vulnerable to a downgrade attack during pairing sessions.

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IDG Contributor Network: Reversing course – single-pair Ethernet cabling is the...

For more than 25 years structured cabling systems for voice and data applications have been standardized as 4-pair, balanced UTP, ScTP or Sc/FTP cable...

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