Senator Warren’s mission to break up Amazon, Facebook and Google

This is a biggie. On Friday, during a speech in Long Island City, Senator Warren vowed that she would break up Google, Amazon and Facebook if she’s elected President so that smaller businesses have a better chance of competing in the technology sector. It’s a big claim indeed. The Senator plans to be competing as… Read More Senator Warren’s mission to break up Amazon, Facebook and Google

Google and Facebook’s app scandal has us questioning our existence

Tech Crunch reported on Friday that Google and Facebook, after two investigations, were found to have misused an Apple issued certificate to get their data collecting apps to consumers when the certificate was meant for internal use only. Yes, it’s another data scandal and yes, Facebook did go far further than anybody else involved. Here’s… Read More Google and Facebook’s app scandal has us questioning our existence

Facebook’s WhatsApp Messenger attempts to prevent the spread of fake news

WhatsApp has announced in Indonesia that a new rule will come into play on its messaging service that allows its users to forward a message only 5 times rather than the 20 times that we’re used to. Many of us don’t have the need to forward a message twenty times or more but for those… Read More Facebook’s WhatsApp Messenger attempts to prevent the spread of fake news

Your private Tweets could have been going public for years

This only applies to those of you who use Twitter’s android app. Desktop Twitter users and Apple device users were totally safe from this incident. Twitter revealed that they found a security issue which meant users’ protected Tweets went public when account changes were made BBC reports. They said that anyone who updated their email… Read More Your private Tweets could have been going public for years

FCC’s chairman, Ajit Pai, ‘refusing to do his job’

Image by Gage Skidmore CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons Ajit Pai, chairman of the FCC, was called to a briefing at a congressional committee yesterday but Mr Pai didn’t arrive supposedly due to government shutdown. He was called to discuss the ability mobile carriers have to share a subscribers location data with third party… Read More FCC’s chairman, Ajit Pai, ‘refusing to do his job’