773 million email addresses get leaked, Google purchases parts of a watchmaker
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Have I been honed founder Troy Hunt posted the news of a hugh data breach containing nearly seven hundred and 73 million unique email addresses and over 21 million unique passwords Hunt has dubbed the data collection number one.
He says the information is from, quote, literally thousands of different sources, end quote.
If you want to see if you are effected in collection number one, check out haveibeenpowned.com.
Apple CEO Tim Cook penned an OpEd for Time magazine.
In it, he calls for more privacy rights for consumers.
Cook points out how consumer data is bought and sold without oversight.
He suggest the Federal Trade Commission require all data brokers to register so the consumer can track where their information gets sold and delete it if they want.
Google has agreed to acquire intellectual property related to smart watches from Fossil.
To the tune of $40 million.
Some of Fossil's research and development division will join Google.
A number of Fossil watches have ran Google's wear a west software.
The deal is expected to close this month.
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