Secret Picks up $31 Million, Looks To Expand As A Social Network

Secret Reels In $25M In Round 2 Funding, Looks To Expand As A Social Network

Anonymous social posting app startup Secret managed to secure $36.3 million total from multiple interested parties. Patrons involved in Secret’s “Series-B” funding include Index ...
Apple Denies CCTV Claims That "Frequent Locations" Is A Security and Privacy Risk

Apple Denies CCTV Claims That “Frequent Locations” Is A Security and Privacy Risk

It’s not every day that rivals find themselves in troublesome situations in the same location, but Samsung and Apple managed to do just that in China last week.  RELATED: Samsung’s ...
Facebook Confirms Opt-In "Nearby Friends" Feature Could Be Used For Advertising

Facebook’s Opt-In “Nearby Friends” Feature Could Be Used For Marketing and Advertising

Facebook has acknowledged that it eventually share information gathered through the Nearby Friends feature with marketing agencies or for advertising. The feature will be hitting iOS ...
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Mississippi Attorneys General Critizes Google On User Protection

Mississippi Attorneys General Jim Hood (D) has written an 11-page letter to Kent Walker, general counsel for Google. Hood heads up the intellectual property wing of the National Association ...
Google Glass Discrimation? Technophobia? Or An Issue of Privacy?

Opinion: Google Glass Discrimination? Technophobia? Or An Issue of Privacy?

The Google Glass has been running into trouble socially for some time now as some local business owners in Seattle have expressed their dissatisfaction in ambassadors wearing the device ...
Facebook To Remove Timeline Privacy and Implement New Privacy System

Opinion: Facebook To Remove Timeline Privacy and Implement New Privacy System

Facebook will be removing the “Who can look up your Timeline by name?” privacy setting and notifying people who were hiding themselves that they will be searchable. The reason ...
Snowden Accepts Venezuelan Asylum, Requests Temporary Russian Asylum

Snowden Accepts Venezuelan Asylum, Requests Temporary Russian Asylum

Edward Snowden said that he would be seeking temporary asylum in Russia until he is able to get to one of the very few Latin American countries that have opened their land to him. ...
Venezuela Grants Snowden Asylum, Will He Accept

Venezuela Grants Snowden Asylum, Will He Accept

Venezuela has agreed to give Edward Snowden asylum according to President Nicolas Maduro. During Venezuela’s Independence Day festivities, he stated, “In the name of America’s ...
Snowden Applies For Six More Country As Options Dry Up

Snowden Applies For Six More Country As Options Dry Up

Edward Snowden has been busy this week ending out requests for asylum. This time, six more countries have been added according to WikiLeaks, but they haven’t been released to ...
Iceland Lawmakers Push For Citizenship For Snowden, Gets Icy Reception

Iceland Lawmakers Push For Citizenship For Snowden, Gets Icy Reception

Six lawmakers in Iceland have pushed for Parliament to give the stranded Edward Snowden express or emergency citizenship. The measure comes as Snowden has been grounded somewhere with ...