Computing And Information Technology

Twitter finds software privacy bug affecting direct messages

Sep 21, 2018

Twitter says a bug might have caused private messages and protected tweets from some users to be mistakenly sent to developers who were not the intended recipients

The Latest: Foreign hackers target US senators, aides' Gmail

Sep 20, 2018

A Google spokesman says the company has notified an unspecified number of senators and aides that their personal email accounts continue to be targeted by state-backed foreign hackers

Renault-Nissan to use Android system in its dashboards

Sep 18, 2018

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, one of the world's top-selling auto groups, has decided to go with Google's Android operating system to run its dashboard information and entertainment features

Co-founder of Salesforce buys Time magazine for $190 million

Sep 17, 2018

Time magazine is being sold for $190 million to cloud computing pioneer and his wife

Correction: Deepfakes-Videos story

Sep 14, 2018

Correction: Deepfakes-Videos story

Lawsuit renews focus on privacy policies for mobile apps

Sep 13, 2018

Researchers have warned that many popular free mobile apps aimed at children are potentially violating a U.S. law designed to protect the privacy of young users

US blacklists NKorean-controlled IT firms in China, Russia

Sep 13, 2018

The United States is imposing sanctions on two North Korean-controlled information technology companies based in China and Russia

New Mexico sues mobile app makers over kid privacy concerns

Sep 13, 2018

New Mexico is suing Google, Twitter and other companies that develop and market mobile gaming apps for children, saying the apps violate state laws by collecting personal information that could compromise privacy

Notorious Russian cybercriminal pleads guilty to US charges

Sep 12, 2018

A Russian man considered to be one of the world's most notorious hackers has pleaded guilty to U.S. charges alleging he operated a network of devices used to steal computer credentials, distributed bulk spam emails and installed malicious software

As Google turns 20, questions over whether it's too powerful

Sep 7, 2018

Google's resounding success during its first 20 years in business has regulators, lawmakers questioning whether the company has become too powerful

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