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Google And Mastercard Secret Deal: You Are Being Tracked Offline As Well Now

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In the era of internet, privacy breaches and invasive data collection, it has become more than normal to find one of the big technology companies held accountable for unethically using their customers' personal data, almost every other day. What's even worse is that these companies, instead of curbing their activities, are taking major strides forward to increase them to...

The Fine On Facebook By UK: Making Mockery of Users’ Data Security Fiasco

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By now, almost all of you know of massive Cambridge Analytic scandal, that Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) was accused of in the early months of the year. The blame was huge, and damages were severe on Facebook to an extent even Mark Zuckerberg had to testify himself in front of the Senate. Almost everyone was dead sure about the hefty...

Is Gmail Allowing Third-Party Developers to Peep Into Your Emails?

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While the godawful data breach scandal by Social-media giant Facebook still brews fresh, resulting in a loss of million dollars, other tech-firms are also in balls-and-chain when it comes to user privacy.Right of the press report by Wall Street Journal claims that Google has allowed third-party app developers to delve into emails of Gmail users. The Wall Street Journal, which was...

India To Have Data Protection Bill To Fix Privacy Concern After Facebook Fiasco

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In the wake of the whole data-leak fiasco, lately, there's been heightening in the need to protect the privacy of individuals in India. Learning the hard way, India, unfortunately, didn’t have any digital privacy laws to safeguard user information, until now. But all of that may be about to change very soon.This transformation is most likely since the Srikrishna Committee is...

WhatsApp Sharing Payments Data With Facebook: A Threat To Other Payments Companies In India?

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Following months of anticipation, WhatsApp launched its peer-to-peer payment feature in the month of February 2018, putting forth a strong parley to India’s digital payments ecosystem. However, con-tempo news state that, this feature has been a reason for India's Central Bank and Ministry of Information Technology to raise their brows regarding its subsistence. As per reports, the Reserve Bank of...

The Unhackable Internet: New Scientific Breakthrough Brings New Revolution

A groundbreaking new experiment, conducted by scientists from Hefei University in China, has now made the possibility of a fully secure internet a reality. The team, led by Professor Jian-Wei Pan, have managed to set a new distance record for beaming a pair of entangled particles. These particles are photons of light whose quantum state is dependent on each other. What this...

Facebook Does It Again: Leaked Personal Data For Years

Time and again, Facebook is at center of criticism for accidentally leaking personal information of users to advertisers and other third parties for years. It has been learned by Symantec that Facebook was unintentionally giving way for hackers to gain access over thousands of users’ profile from last four years – Since company started offering applications on its platform...

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YouTube Should Have Bid Adieu To Dislike Button Much Earlier?

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