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Google yanks BombGaza game for violating app policies

A game that encourages players to "drop bombs" on Gaza is pulled from Google Play after public backlash.

By August 4, 2014

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How to shop online safely

With some simple tips, make shopping online a safer experience this holiday season.

By November 24, 2014

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Twitter teams with women's group on anti-harassment tool

Women, Action & the Media -- one of the groups behind the #FBrape campaign that prompted a policy change from Facebook -- is working with Twitter to improve the social-media service's response to online harassment.

By November 8, 2014

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Sketchy Snapchat backup services leave users exposed

Despite Snapchat's self-proclaimed efforts to shutter third-party services, a new hack of the service -- popular with teens -- exposes an enormous library of user photos and videos.

By October 10, 2014

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US spying scandal will 'break the Internet,' says Google's Schmidt

US government surveillance is destroying the digital economy, a roundtable of execs from Google, Microsoft, Facebook and other tech companies tell Sen. Ron Wyden.

By October 8, 2014

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Meet Ello, the social network that wants to be the anti-Facebook

The website has only been available to the public for a little over a month, but it's already gaining attention among tech elite.

By September 28, 2014

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Twitter suspends accounts sharing beheading images

The social network says users caught posting images from the gruesome video of the alleged beheading of photojournalist James Foley will have their accounts yanked.

By August 20, 2014

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Progress for Calif. bill to stop employers' social-media snooping

AB 1844, which would prohibit employers from requiring workers to provide usernames and passwords for Facebooks, Twitter, and the like, passes the state assembly unanimously. It now heads to the state senate.

By May 10, 2012

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Fitness tracking goes under the security spotlight

Hackable location tracking, poor password management, and a lack of privacy policies: Symantec has a number of concerns about the fitness tracking boom.

By July 30, 2014

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Verizon Wireless CEO fires back at FCC over throttling brouhaha

Daniel Mead says he was blindsided by the FCC's letter last week that berated the company over its network management policy. He defends the policy while making the case for continued lax regulations.

By August 4, 2014