Tag: user

Gadget Daddy: Adjusting to a new microwave – reprogramming the user

Even Gadget Daddy has some old technology around the house. But today, there is one less piece of it. Specifically, it was a Sharp microwave oven, purchased on…

Facebook Suspends Over 400 Apps Over User Data Misuse Concerns

Facebook on Wednesday said it has suspended more than 400 of thousands of applications it has investigated to determine whether people’s personal information was being improperly shared. Applications were…

Google Says User Data Requests From India at an All-Time High

HIGHLIGHTS Google received 3,843 requests for data from 6,343 government accounts That is 391 more requests than the same period in 2016 This is the highest number of…

Line Reports Drop in User Numbers, Struggles Outside Home Market

Japan’s Line Corp said its number of monthly active users fell from the previous quarter, its first such decline, underscoring the messaging app operator’s struggles to grow outside its home…

Facebook, Google, Twitter Face Increased Pressure From EU Over User Terms

European Union authorities have increased pressure on Facebook, Google and Twitter to amend their user terms to bring them in line with EU law after proposals submitted by the tech giants were considered insufficient. The…

Dropbox employee’s password reuse led to theft of 60M+ user credentials

Dropbox disclosed earlier this week that a large chunk of its users’ credentials obtained in 2012 was floating around on the dark web. But that number may have been…