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trustworthiness

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Indiegogo tries out 'crowdfunding insurance' for failed projects

Indiegogo is rolling out a test of a new service that will refund your money if a project fails to deliver within a certain time frame.

By December 3, 2014

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Bill Gates heaps praise on Apple Pay

In a Bloomberg interview, Microsoft co-founder says once Apple gets involved in a new technology -- in this case, mobile payments -- it has more chance of gaining critical mass.

By October 3, 2014

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Twitter nabs top honors in security, privacy audit

Group that includes Symantec, VeriSign, and Microsoft tags Twitter tops among 800 websites for user protection, security.

By June 11, 2014

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Poll: Facebook not as trustworthy as Amazon, Google?

Do you trust Facebook with your personal details? A new poll suggests that only one third of internet users are comfortable with how Facebook uses their information to serve targeted ads.

By July 22, 2012

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Is that photo legit? Izitru offers an answer

Photographers can upload original images to earn this service's authenticity rating. What the service can't do, though, is verify the latest viral photo your friend shared on Facebook.

By May 5, 2014

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New health site lets the crowd rate treatment effectiveness

CureCrowd aggregates the experiences of others by letting them score the usefulness of various treatments from 0 (no help) to 4 (cured).

By March 13, 2014

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Phone scammer or trustworthy solicitor? Software calls it

Japanese researchers aim to protect potential victims of phone scams by identifying "overtrust" in their voices when they interact with the bad guys.

By March 20, 2012

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Five rules for trouble-free software updates

It often pays to wait before installing new versions of your system software and applications.

By October 31, 2013

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Google celebrates 15 years of its biggest product: You

Google knows more about you than ever before, and you like it that way. How did the popular yet controversial company convince you of its trustworthiness?

By September 26, 2013

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Silent Circle: NIST encryption standards untrustworthy

The secure-communications company says it's moving away from the the US government agency's standards after reports of NSA tampering.

By September 30, 2013