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  1. Press: Is LinkedIn trying to protect your data — or hoard it?
    When you create a public profile on a social network such as LinkedIn, it isn't just your friends and contacts who can see that data. For better or for worse, other companies can legally download that information… | Aug 16, 2017
  2. Press: Anonymous browsing data isn’t as anonymous as you think
    It’s a revelation that will shock precisely nobody: Your private data is not as private as you think. | Aug 04, 2017
  3. Press: Dust isn’t the only thing your Roomba is sucking up
    The company behind the Roomba vacuum, iRobot, has grand plans to one day sell the mapping data its robot cleaner collects to giant technology companies like Google, Apple and Amazon.  Two models of the tiny… | Jul 26, 2017
  4. Press: Wisconsin company to install rice-sized microchips in employees
    A Wisconsin technology company is offering its employees microchip implants that can be used to scan into the building and purchase food at work. Whether or not to get a chip is up to the employee… | Jul 25, 2017
  5. Press: Hackers stole credit card numbers from Trump’s hotels for months
    Guests at 14 Trump properties, including hotels in Washington, New York and Vancouver, have had their credit card information exposed, marking the third time in as many years that a months-long security breach has affected customers of the… | Jul 18, 2017
  6. Press: EEUU: Facebook impugna pesquisas gubernamentales a usuarios
    Las principales compañías tecnológicas y grupos defensores de las libertades civiles han cerrado filas con Facebook en la lucha que ésta libra en tribunales contra el acceso del gobierno a cuentas de... | Jul 16, 2017
  7. Press: Customer records for millions Of Verizon subscribers exposed
    A cyber security firm says information for at least 14 million Verizon residential and small business wireline customers was found on an unsecured web server, allowing anyone on the Internet to access it. Verizon says… | Jul 14, 2017
  8. Featured: Tell your California state senators that your privacy is not for sale
    Broadband internet service providers (like AT&T, Comcast, Verizon and others) often sell information about you and your online activities without your consent. A state bill (AB 375) would prevent this, but it needs your help!… | Jul 12, 2017
  9. Press: Forty-four states refuse to give voter data to Trump panel
    Forty-four states and the District of Columbia are mounting a bipartisan rebellion against President Donald Trump’s commission on vote fraud by either declining to release any of the requested data or by providing only limited… | Jul 06, 2017
  10. Press: Microsoft pelea con el gobierno de Trump por tema de emails
    El gobierno de Estados Unidos ha pedido a la Corte Suprema que intervenga en una pelea legal con Microsoft sobre el acceso a correos electrónicos almacenados en otros países. | Jul 02, 2017
  11. Press: Por motivos de seguridad, ahora los aeropuertos quieren saber hasta que leen los pasajeros
    Por ahora, los viajeros que ingresen al país por avión no deberán temer que sus libros, revistas y otros materiales de lectura en sus bolsos de mano sean expuestos al público en los controles de… | Jul 02, 2017
  12. Press: FCC urged to take tougher action to stop illegal robocalls
    In comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Friday, Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization arm of Consumer Reports, and other leading consumer groups urged the agency to clear the way for phone companies… | Jul 01, 2017
  13. Press: Consumers need stronger protections from robocalls
    Consumers are completely fed up with unwanted robocalls. They are complaining in record numbers to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about the billions of robocalls and texts that are… | Jun 30, 2017
  14. Press: Government and bank websites flunk new security and privacy test
    The non-profit Online Trust Alliance (OTA) Alliance anonymously audited more than 1,000 websites for their site security, email security and privacy practices, without the sites knowing they were being watched. Websites run by the country’s… | Jun 29, 2017
  15. Press: Another online way to assess what your house is worth
    Do we really need another Zillow Zestimate-style online gizmo to tell us what a computer model says our homes are worth? Probably not.  So why would a well-known company venture out with a new version… | Jun 29, 2017
  16. Press: Las tecnologías de seguridad digital que utilizan los expertos de The New York Times
    ¿Cómo usan la tecnología en sus trabajos y vidas personales los miembros del equipo de The New York Times? Bill McKinley, director ejecutivo de Seguridad de la Información, y Runa Sandvik, directora de Seguridad de… | Jun 27, 2017
  17. Press: Trump chooses democrat who backed net neutrality for FCC
    Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel was chosen to return to the Federal Communications Commission, where she supported net neutrality rules and stricter media ownership limits that now may be undone under Republican leadership. | Jun 20, 2017
  18. Press: Facebook despliega inteligencia artificial contra terrorismo
    Facebook comenzó a desplegar sus capacidades de inteligencia artificial para ayudar a evitar que los terroristas usen sus servicios, señaló la compañía el jueves. | Jun 15, 2017
  19. Press: La censura en manos de Google
    Puede que el destino político de Theresa May, la primera ministra del Reino Unido, esté en declive, pero la presión que ejerce para que las empresas de internet vigilen lo que dicen sus usuarios sigue… | Jun 15, 2017
  20. Press: Cómo evitar la entrada de los ‘hackers’ a nuestros hogares
    ¿Cuán seguro es usar mis dispositivos inteligentes en la red wifi de mi casa? ¿Debo preocuparme por eso y qué puedo hacer? Los investigadores han encontrado vulnerabilidades en dispositivos tan básicos como las bombillas de… | Jun 14, 2017
  21. Press: La vida secreta de los adolescentes en las redes sociales
    A principios de junio, la Universidad de Harvard anunció que le retiró la admisión a diez estudiantes que compartieron imágenes ofensivas dentro de una conversación grupal de Facebook que pensaron era privada. Los estudiantes publicaron… | Jun 14, 2017
  22. Press: ‘Alexa, what’s my blood sugar and how much insulin should I take?’
    It’s become a punchline in the tech industry that every start-up is out to change the world. When it comes to medical technology, however, some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley are poised to… | Jun 09, 2017
  23. Press: Lastest NSA leak: A reminder that you bosses can see your every move
    It took just days for authorities to arrest and charge a federal contractor with leaking classified intelligence to the media. What helped federal authorities link Winner to the leak were unrelated personal emails she had sent to the… | Jun 08, 2017
  24. Press: Google educará a niños sobre seguridad online
    Google está encabezando una campaña educativa para enseñar a los niños a protegerse de engaños, depredadores y otros riesgos en internet. | Jun 06, 2017
  25. Press: China es el nuevo líder en el campo de la inteligencia artificial
    Sören Schwertfeger terminó su investigación posdoctoral sobre robots autónomos en Alemania, y parecía destinado para Europa o Estados Unidos, donde se inició e instituyó la inteligencia artificial. Sin embargo, se fue a China. | Jun 02, 2017
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