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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


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


Trustworthy yet?

Several recent security issues have ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind questioning the status of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Initiative. Company Vice President Mike Nash joins Berlind to address some of his concerns.

November 1, 2007


Gates memo: No mention of 'trustworthy computing'

Chairman Bill Gates says Microsoft must recognize the ongoing "sea change" toward online services. Missing from his list is his "trustworthy computing" e-mail from 2002.

By November 9, 2005


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


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


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


Get a 5-in-1 sync/charge cable for $3.12 shipped

For less than the price of a latte, this cable connects to Apple 30-pin, Apple Lightning, Micro-USB, and Mini-USB devices.

By September 27, 2013


Wikipedia readies new tool to improve reader feedback

The latest version of the Wikipedia's feedback tools is meant to transform metric ratings into real-time suggestions.

By July 12, 2012


WordPress begins accepting Bitcoin for service upgrades

The popular blogging platform will accept the controversial peer-to-peer currency without the traditional "confirmations" for establishing a trustworthy reputation.

By November 15, 2012