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There are times when I really, really miss Steve Jobs. Say what you will about him, he more or less kept Apple out of the political fray, and that’s more than can be said for current CEO Tim Cook. Cook recently did an interview with The Telegraph and made some very chilling comments about the […]

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Researchers at Binghamton State University in New York think your heart could be the key to your personal data. By measuring the electrical activity of the heart, researchers say they can encrypt patients’ health records. The fundamental idea is this: In the future, all patients will be outfitted with a wearable device, which will continuously […]

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With Windows 10, Microsoft has raised user data tracking to new levels. Worse, Microsoft has been reticent to divulge what it’s collecting and exactly how it uses that gathered data, further blurring the thin line it’s walking between telemetry and snooping. In fact, Microsoft’s unwillingness to share details about the user data it gathers from […]

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The latest Uber mobile app update allows the company to track users’ locations, even after their trip, according to news reports. The latest software update introduces a new design and new features, but also changes the way the service collects location data for commuters. Passengers are prompted to share their location for another five minutes […]

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