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New Australian Law to Disable Encryption Protections of Tech Companies

New Australian Law to Disable Encryption Protections of Tech Companies

A new Australian law will now enable authorities to gain access to encrypted conversations of suspected criminals in the country. On Thursday, lawmakers in Australia passed the Telecommunications Access and Assitance Bill. This controversial bill will...

Rockset Startup Gets $21.5-million USD Funding for Data Platform

Rockset, developed by two former Facebook engineers, could soon take the datasphere by storm. Amid the ever-evolving state of Facebook and its privacy issues, new rivals arise. One alternative, Minds, uses blockchain technology to enhance security....
Facebook Private Messages of 81,000 Users now for Sale

Facebook Private Messages of 81,000 Users now for Sale

Hackers are reportedly selling the Facebook private messages of thousands of users, the majority of which are from Russia and Ukraine. According to a report from BBC News, an unknown group of hackers is selling Facebook private...
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Facebook’s Onavo Protect VPN Exposed to be Harvesting User’s Data

This article details news about Facebook operated VPN Onavo Protect and user privacy concerns. VPNs, or virtual private networks, should protect your data and privacy. After all, their main function is to create a private network...
Facebook Shuts Down Hundreds of Fake Pages Related to Russia and Iran

Facebook Shuts Down Hundreds of Fake Pages Related to Russia and Iran

In its continuous effort to fight the spread of misinformation, Facebook has reportedly taken down hundreds of fake pages. In a statement released Tuesday morning by Facebook, it confirmed the removal of over 600 fake pages,...
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Radar Relay Raises $10 million for its Decentralized Exchange

The new cryptocurrency startup Radar Relay is leveraging the 0x protocol to boost their business and the standings of decentralized cryptocurrency platforms. Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology offer alternatives to the more entrenched systems of centralized exchanges...
WhatsApp Puts Limit to Message Forwarding to Stop Spread of Fake News

WhatsApp Steps up Efforts to Stop Fake News

On Thursday, WhatsApp announced that it will be curtailing its message forwarding feature in a bid to prevent the spread of fake news in its platform. Following a series of violent events in India that...
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Facebook Releases its own “Funded News” This Monday

Facebook is taking a gamble on a new "funded news" section on their platform. Will this allow them to compete with other online media outlets like YouTube? In an effort to curb some of the...
Facebook to Acquire Bloomsbury AI to Fight Fake News

Facebook to Acquire Bloomsbury AI to Fight Fake News

Facebook is strengthening its efforts to fight fake news by buying the startup Bloomsbury AI. According to a report from TechCrunch, Facebook is all set to expand its influence in the United Kingdom by buying...
How to Leverage Happy Customers to Promote your Brand

How to Leverage Happy Customers to Promote your Brand

Promoting your brand is not limited to paid advertisements. Believe it or not, one of the best ways to gain brand recognition is by leveraging happy customers. Marketers these days are all busy creating content marketing campaigns...