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Few keep track of their personal data on the net

According to a study by computer science researchers at Karlstad University, few people know how their personal data are collected, used, shared and accessed. The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), coming into ...

dateApr 05, 2017 in Internet
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China puts up Stop sign for Pokemon Go

China will not allow its mammoth mobile online population to play Pokemon Go or other augmented-reality games until it completes a review of potential security risks, a Chinese digital publishing group said.

dateJan 12, 2017 in Software
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Finding an online advertising compromise

How can the internet balance targeted advertising with privacy concerns? A novel approach to targeted advertising would allow companies to offer users relevant advertisements without having to expend energy tracking and data ...

dateNov 16, 2016 in Internet
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Using Facebook when you can't see the faces

As its name implies, a lot of Facebook is about faces: Users upload 350 million photos a day, making visual content a big part of the platform's experience. But this presents challenges to visually impaired users, according ...

dateJan 29, 2016 in Other
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