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See what Google tracks about you and learn how to delete it

Despite being data-hungry, Google still has a good reputation for a tech company. But that doesn't mean that it's immune to the same greedy...
Tips May 18, 2019

Study shows how Facebook and Twitter can gather your private information even if you don't have an account

If you have heard of all of the privacy issues that go along with social media, then you might have decided to close all...
Happening Now January 22, 2019

Kim's Take: Facebook is handing out your data to big companies

A blockbuster New York Times story just revealed that Facebook gave other big tech companies the personal data of some 2 billion Facebook users — in some...
Columns December 20, 2018

Kim's Take: Your fingerprint unlocks targeted advertising in your car

Imagine. You’re driving home wondering what’s in the fridge for dinner. An ad pops up on your dashboard’s screen offering instant delivery of your most favorite...
Columns December 18, 2018

Think your mobile data is anonymous? Think again, according to new study

In this day and age, it can be difficult to remain anonymous online. With the constant data mining and behind-the-scenes gathering of information, not...
Happening Now December 10, 2018

IBM Watson predicts 2015's top gifts

If you haven't been keeping up to date on IBM Watson since the supercomputer beat "Jeopardy" champion Ken Jennings in 2011, Watson's been really...
Happening Now November 22, 2015

Now you can own a ridiculously big 8 TB hard drive

One company created the worlds first 8 TB hard drive.
Happening Now August 27, 2014

Some hospitals track your credit card bill to predict your health

Data brokers like Acxiom and LexisNexis aren't just trying to sell your information to advertisers anymore. Their newest client is the healthcare system. Had...
Happening Now July 7, 2014