Citing employees at Hamburg Data Protection, Bloomberg claims that Facebook's cookies will still actively track your online activity even if you've cancelled your account. But it mostly just seems like tin hat paranoia.
Did you know the Church of England has a £5.3 billion investment portfolio? And some of that cash is invested in ISPs? Which means the Church is therefore inadvertently funding the nation's addiction to hardcore porn.
Iain Lobban, director of the UK's secretive GCHQ communications monitoring body, claims UK business and government agencies are constantly under cyber attack, with criminals trying to steal government data, company data, defence data and... all data.
I was watching Ghost in the Shell again today—for the umpteenth time—and got to thinking: If the technology existed in the future and I had the opportunity to do so, I'd totally abandon this meat sack that I exist in and upload my consciousness to the 'Net.
Problem: because of forgivable ignorance and prominent icon placement, friend/roommate/loved one still uses Internet Explorer. Solution, as engineered by Redditor Permabla: make the more attractive alternatives extremely visible.
Cloud is a magic tech word today. "i" has been a golden prefix in tech for over a decade. iCloud, the holiest union of the two, could be the future of computing. For now? It's super convenient! But that's it.
Remember life before cellphones? It's hard, because they are so ubiquitous and essential. iCloud marks a similar turning point, a transition from an old way of doing things. It makes computers easy for everyone, by making computing disappear.
Google+'s traffic is taking a long slide down the shitter, having lost last month's entire 1269% traffic spike. Reading this forced me to remember it exists. Google+ is simply worse than Facebook. And you know what? It'll never catch up.