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Twitter bug revealed some Android users’ private tweets

Twitter accidentally revealed some users’ “protected” (aka, private) tweets, the company disclosed this afternoon. The “Protect your Tweets” setting typically allows people to use Twitter in a non-public fashion. These users get to approve who can follow them and who can view their content. For some Android users over a period of several years, that may ...

AWS launches Backup, a fully-managed backup service for AWS

Amazon’s AWS cloud computing service today launched Backup, a new tool that makes it easier for developers on the platform to back up their data from various AWS services and their on-premises apps. Out of the box, the service, which is now available to all developers, lets you set up backup policies for services like Amazon EBS ...

Predictions 2019: Stay Stoney, My Friends.

01.02.2019 · Posted in Computer Articles, Technology Articles

If predictions are like baseball, I’m bound to have a bad year in 2019, given how well things went the last time around. And given how my own interests, work life, and physical location have changed of late, I’m not entirely sure what might spring from this particular session at the keyboard. But as I’ve ...

A roundup of 2018 roundups

From the Library Journal's Infodocket: "A Curated Collection of Recently Published or Updated Data-Rich Reports Available on the Web", from climate cost breakdowns to Nielsen's top nonalcoholic beverages (sparkling water is very much on-trend) and much, much more. (Thanks, Gary!) (Image: Meg Stewart, CC-BY) Read the rest

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Apple’s bi-annual report on government data requests is available to read

A couple of times a year, Apple plops out a report detailing all of the user data requests made by government and law enforcement agencies from around the world. In the latest bi-annual report, it looks like information requests have increased since the last reporting period.

From Engadget:

According to the report, which covers the ...

Amazon sent over 1,000 audio recordings of an Alexa user to the wrong person

12.20.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

How much data does Amazon have on you? One user emailed Amazon asking for all the personal data the company had stored on him. In return, this user received an email link from the ecommerce giant with more than one thousand Alexa recordings made by a... ...

Facebook gave companies deeper access to user data than it let on: report

12.19.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Facebook's year of horror is dragging right to the very end. A New York Times report revealed just how loose the social network's data sharing practices were, where it gave third-parties deeper access to its site's 2.2 billion users than it previousl... ...

Atari teams up with some startup to pretend to make blockchain-based games

Animoca Brands will produce and publish blockchain-based versions of RollerCoaster Tycoon and Goon Squad worldwide (excluding China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau); the new titles will feature the integration of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The term of the Agreement extends through to 31 March 2022. In honor of this exciting announcement I’d like to propose the ...

Twitter releases 2018 Transparency Report including policy violation stats for the first time

12.13.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Twitter released its biannual Transparency Report on Thursday outlining current trends in government information requests, content removal requests, and other privacy matters regarding the network. This year's report marks the thirteenth time in the ... ...

Google’s search data shows YouTube’s influence over this season’s hottest toys

If there was any doubt about YouTube’s power to influence children, look no further than this year’s list of the hottest holiday toys, based on Google shopping search data. According to the search giant, at least four of the top ten most searched toys were among those heavily featured in YouTube unboxing videos – subsequently ...