Monthly Archives: August 2018

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Tech’s most egregious violations of user privacy

Technologies that have become ubiquitous in the daily lives of most Americans — from ride-sharing and dating apps to social media — are using sketchy practices and violating user privacy information, while most of us are unaware. Why it matters: With tech becoming more and more sophisticated, users don’t pay as […]

Android 9 Pie review: Google gets more thoughtful

Summary Android 9 Pie is a massive, AI-infused software update, and it’s generally a pleasure to use. The handful of features made possible by machine learning are helpful additions, but there’s much more to Pie than that. Google has done a lot nipping and tucking to make Android itself easier […]

Six Ways To Amp Up Your Social Media Strategy

Social media is a powerful tool that allows us to share bits and pieces of our lives from anywhere in the world — in just seconds. These channels are expanded opportunities for your brand’s voice, content and engaging interactions. When you harness the power of social media, a well-strategized social plan can […]

Tech Giants Tackling Speech

YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify and other sites are finding themselves in a role they never wanted, as gatekeepers of discourse on their platforms, deciding what should and shouldn’t be allowed and often angering almost everyone in the process. Read more about WildFyre.   The tech industry’s crackdown on content from […]

Stumbleupon, the last good thing online, is now gone

Happy stumbling no more. Stumbleupon shuttered recently after 16 years of bringing tailored content to users. The unsocial media platform received multiple large name angel investors at its inception, people like self-help writer Tim Ferriss and early Google investor Ram Shriram. At one point, it had more publisher traffic than […]