Facebook under fire over privacy again, blames users for the scandal

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Facebook is under fire for its privacy issues — yet again. But this time, the social media giant is passing the blame around to its users. Apparently, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in its complaint filed back in December last year accused Facebook of failing to protect sensitive data in its closed health groups. The
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Facebook is a law-breaking “digital gangster,” UK government report says

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Facebook yesterday said it is willing to face “meaningful regulation” after UK lawmakers accused the company of acting like a “digital gangster” that has knowingly violated laws and helped spread Russian misinformation during elections. A House of Commons committee that oversees media policy chastised Facebook in a report on “disinformation and ‘fake news.’” “Companies like Facebook should
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Samsung Galaxy M30 India launch confirmed for February 27: Expected price in India, specifications & features

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Samsung Galaxy M30 India launch has been confirmed and while it will be launched in India on February 27, the Samsung Galaxy M30 price in India is yet to be revealed. Expected price and other details. Samsung Galaxy M30 India launch confirmed on February 27 Samsung Galaxy M30 India launch has been confirmed after a
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Roger McNamee: ‘It’s bigger than Facebook. This is a problem with the entire industry’

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Roger McNamee: ‘The internet is how it is because Google and Facebook made it that way.’ Photograph: Winni Wintermeyer/The Times/News Licensing Roger McNamee is an American fund manager and venture capitalist who has made investments in, among others, Electronic Arts, Sybase, Palm Inc and Facebook. In 2004, along with Bono and others, he co-founded Elevation
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Does Your Hardware Have Its Plus 1?

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I have to tell it like it is. Many times when I see a terrific interactive display or a brilliant new projector, I have to wince a bit, because the content or the interface tool being demonstrated simply doesn’t do the hardware justice. I simply wonder why more exceptional display technologies can’t be married with
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As everyone waits for an edit button, Dorsey says Twitter is considering a ‘clarify’ feature for tweets

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In an interview with Joe Rogan recently, Jack Dorsey said Twitter is considering on an edit system where you would be able to see the original and edited version of a tweet. Speaking at a Goldman Sachs event today, Dorsey also floated the idea of a “clarify” feature. As noted by Recode, Dorsey said that Twitter is
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Facebook shares could be on the road to new highs, trader says

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Trader sees new highs ahead for Facebook  9 Hours Ago | 03:42 Facebook shares are rising, and that has one trader hitting the buy button on the stock. The stock is up 15 percent since reporting earnings Jan. 30, leading Todd Gordon, founder of TradingAnalysis.com, to believe new highs could come sooner than investors think. “We have
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Is Facebook really that bad? A conversation with Roger McNamee and Antonio Garcia Martinez

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Facebook is worth almost a half trillion dollars. It has more than 2 billion users who log in at least once a month. It has a famous CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, hailed in Silicon Valley as a Bill Gates for the Internet age – the suburban Harvard kid who dropped out of college to start a company
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Google May Build Its Own Smartwatch After All, Tips Wearables Hardware Job Listing

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It’s been around four years since Google launched Wear OS, formerly called Android Wear, but we still don’t have any wearable such as a smartwatch or fitness tracker from Google itself yet. However, according to a recent job listing, Google is looking to hire a Vice President, Hardware Engineering and a Design Manager for the
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Germany to Facebook: Stop forcing users to share their data

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Facebook is pushing back against a German ruling that could make it harder for the company to combine data from all the services it runs in order to target ads even more precisely. February 7  ruling, though aimed at current practices, hints at potential troubles ahead if Facebook follows through with plans to integrate the
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