Other stories about data collection

Remove your personal data and opt out of data broker sites -- here's how

"People search" websites are a booming business, but the people behind them are only able to get away with what they do by allowing...
Tips June 8, 2019

Alert! Smart beds and apps collecting your data and selling it

The ability to track your sleep and potentially improve your health has been a popular tech feature for years. Now, sleep-tracking is getting even...
Happening Now June 5, 2019

Comcast's new device could monitor your bathroom habits

A major telecom is set to release a new device for your home that tracks a few health vitals, including how often you go...
Happening Now May 24, 2019

Google's secret page records everything you've bought online

Online shopping is a great modern convenience, but there's something going on you might not know about. Google's been quietly collecting your purchase history...
Happening Now May 20, 2019

Disney takes over Hulu, a company with serious data collection issues

The Walt Disney Company's march toward total entertainment/media domination continues. Disney now has full operation control of the streaming service Hulu. At a time...
Happening Now May 15, 2019

Here's what you need to know about Google and your Nest

Although Nest has been owned by Google for years, it's previously operated independently with its own products. Not any longer, as earlier this week,...
Happening Now May 11, 2019

Facebook uploads 1.5 million users' contacts without asking

Facebook made news again this week for a privacy issue -- only this time, the breach was not from outside actors. According to Facebook,...
Happening Now April 18, 2019

Are your kids still using TikTok? This Facebook rival is in trouble

The social media app TikTok is off to a good start if it wants to give Facebook a serious run for its money. Not...
Happening Now March 1, 2019

Facebook has been caught spying on members again

Facebook seems to know no bounds when it comes to your privacy. Yet again they have been caught with their hands in the cookie...
Happening Now January 31, 2019

Spam protection added to popular messaging app ... but is it safe?

Spam is so annoying. Constantly getting advertisements or scams in our inboxes or even text messages can be overwhelming. It seems to be growing...
Happening Now January 1, 2019
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