Hi-Tech Holidays: Put Privacy in Mind When Picking out Presents

’Tis the season: November is at its end, and suddenly your shopping list has moved into overdrive with gift purchases, be they intended for family, friends, or an office Secret Santa. With the increasing rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) products, it's very likely you have thought about giving a gift of a connected […]

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Fake News vs Free Speech: Facebook’s Festering Information Challenge

Fake news, charges of election meddling by foreign propaganda, and now allegations of listening in on conversations made through the chat interface of the platform: face it Facebook, you're no longer the friendly-go-lucky "connect to friends and family" tech company you were when you started out. Between heavy mining and sale of personal data, combined […]

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Blockchain and Privacy: the New Frontier

It's hard to enter a technical conference these days without at least one party bringing up the advancements of blockchain. With support from big-name players including IBM, J.P. Morgan Chase and Microsoft, and the foundation behind the advancement of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, researchers now argue blockchain may be the ultimate disruptive technology. Certainly if […]

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