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metadata

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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UK data retention scheme ruled unlawful

The UK High Court has ruled that Britain's DRIPA data retention scheme is "inconsistent" with European law. The government warns losing access to metadata could cost lives.

By July 20, 2015

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Android app shows how revealing phone metadata can be

To learn what the NSA can glean from metadata, Stanford students developed Metaphone, an app that analyzes phone records. How sensitive was the uncovered info? CNET's Sumi Das reports.

By May 29, 2014

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Technicolor enters race to put high dynamic range in your TV

Technicolor has stepped into the high dynamic range (HDR) game to compete for the next generation of home video after 4K. Here's what you need to know about this Dolby Vision competitor.

By July 29, 2015

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Remove metadata from Office files, PDFs, and images

Make sure you're not communicating more than you intend to when sharing files and uploading images by excising some of the data about your data.

By May 16, 2014

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Flickr, Google Photos, Photobucket and iCloud: Which photo storage app is right for you?

Find out which photo-sharing and storage site best suits your needs with this deep dive into the top online photo services.

By June 10, 2015

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What does your smartphone metadata say about you?

A study conducted by Stanford University graduate students has demonstrated that a lot of personal information can be gleaned just based on the phone calls you make.

By March 13, 2014

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iTunes users hit stumbling blocks with arrival of Apple Music

Some people are complaining because they can no longer share music to their iOS devices, while others say the iCloud Music Library is making a mess of their local iTunes library.

By July 2, 2015

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From there to here in pictures

Professional photographers originally dismissed digital as inferior quality. Now, you'd have to pry digital cameras from their cold, dead hands.

By July 16, 2015

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Tech companies urge Obama to safeguard encryption

Industry groups representing Apple, Google and many others say they're firmly opposed to any policy that would undermine technology that helps ensure users' privacy.

By June 9, 2015