Category: Data

Information and Technology News

Yet Another Data Breach at Facebook.

If you’re using Facebook nowadays (and who doesn’t?) you may be wondering just how safe your personal data is right now. Sorry to give you the Grinch Report, but the latest news from Facebook is that their latest privacy debacle involves around 267 customers. Security researchers recently discovered a niche in the FB platform where …

China Becomes the World’s First Tech ‘Big Brother.’

There are over a billion residents in China today. It is one of the largest populations on earth, and it is steadily seeing its privacy and anonymity eroded. Recent reports to the American news media by reporters in China suggest that today in that country the authorities are able to track the whereabouts of not …

Google Chrome Users Face New Android Problem.

One of the most appealing features of Google Chrome has been its peerless updates in real time feature — which is so unlike the pokey Windows 10. And the reliability has been outstanding, up to now. However, the most recent Chrome version, which has gone out to over a hundred million users around the globe, …

India to Strengthen Tech Privacy Laws and Penalties.

India plans to pass another major series of data protection laws this month, which will place draconian restrictions on how companies collect and use data and personal information for the over one billion people that make up India’s current population. This legislation is to be debated next week more than a year after it was …

Echo Dot Giveaway

Just in time for the holidays Amazon is offering one of those once-a-season, I-can’t-believe-it bargains that only a huge company can afford to put out there for the general consumer. Smart consumers are going to want to take advantage of this deal asap, before stocks are completely depleted — because this is one of those …

Hello Mobile Coverage

Hello Mobile Coverage Map You can view Hello Mobile’s coverage map directly on their site. They provide extensive coverage throughout the United States and Australia with a few exceptions. In the United States, Hello Mobile offers coverage throughout almost the entire east coast and the east side of the middle of the country. They also …

Geofencing – Targeting Businesses

Geofencing is a technology, which describes a virtual limit around a geographic location. As in the radius around a mine site or a workplace, a geofence may be dynamically generated; or can be a predefined set of limits (i.e., school areas and neighborhood boundaries).  Geofencing is an essential component of the hardware and software in …

Talkspace Touches on How to Handle Holiday Stress

The holidays are a time of year when families get together. There are many of these family members who have not seen each other all year. Therefore, coming together with these people can often cause friction. There are many topics of discussion that tend to trigger people during the holiday season. Talkspace recently conducted a …