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Popular weather app may be selling your location data

Advertisers use more data than ever before. Much of this data is gathered from social media, Google and other sources. But, you might have...
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Kim's Take: Your fingerprint unlocks targeted advertising in your car

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See which Facebook advertisers have your info

By now, we know Facebook is tracking us and collecting information to sell it to advertisers so they can get you to spend more...
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Popular smartphone apps are selling your location data without your knowledge

It seems like there is an endless number of companies and people stealing our information online. From emails to search history, much of this...
Happening Now December 10, 2018

Windows users watch out for this fake Microsoft notification

A recent scam has targeted Windows users by displaying a fake update notification. It looks very realistic and has already scammed large groups of...
Happening Now October 1, 2018

Small businesses are turning away from Facebook, too

Nowadays the site claims more than 2 billion users worldwide, and it is a place where businesses have also found a home. It makes...
Happening Now September 4, 2018

Facebook wants to watch your emotions

At some point a line has to be drawn with regards to what Facebook should learn about us, right? Already the social media giant...
Happening Now August 25, 2018

Netflix is testing ads in their programs, here's the scoop

Since the time it arrived, Netflix has been an outstanding way to watch television shows and movies. Its collection of titles has grown exponentially,...
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How to stop Google from tracking and targeting you with ads

You love Google. In fact, you can't live without it, if you're like most people. You use Google dozens of times a day and...
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Youtube removes videos that help students cheat

The thing about school is that few people really, truly enjoyed going. For most of us, it was a thing we had to do...
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