Stories tagged: data
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 11:49 a.m.
Uber has agreed to settle accusations by America’s top consumer protection agency that the ride-hailing company failed to protect consumers’ sensitive data, a misstep that allegedly allowed employees to access …
Thu., July 13, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Verizon confirmed Wednesday that data belonging to 6 million customers was leaked online in June. News of the incident was first reported by ZDNet.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 8:19 p.m.
Oregon’s chief election official on Friday told President Donald Trump’s commission investigating allegations of voter fraud that it could receive a statewide list of voters for $500, just like anyone …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
A consumer watchdog group has recommended security measures for anyone who may be affected by the recent theft of sensitive data from a Washington State University research center.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
By year’s end, the world’s largest burger chain will roll out nationwide a mobile ordering system that will collect a wealth of data about the habits of customers.
Sat., April 8, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
For the tenth weekend in a row, President Donald Trump is visiting a Trump-branded property – every weekend except the first two after his inauguration.
Thu., March 30, 2017, 6:45 a.m.
Republicans in Congress just voted to allow ISPs to sell your internet data – what’s that mean for you?
Congress is allowing internet companies to collect and then sell your personal data grabbed from online web browsing.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
The last straw that convinced Chicago native Marissa Marshall it was time to move away was hearing dangerously close gunfire in the rough neighborhood where she found affordable housing.
Sun., March 12, 2017, 12:01 a.m.
Since taking office, the Trump administration has made a series of moves that have alarmed groups with a stake in public access to information: historians, librarians, journalists, climate scientists and …
Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
By offering customers unlimited data, Verizon Communications is putting at risk the one thing that made it America’s wireless king: its network.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
Ailing tech giant Yahoo may soon confirm a data breach affecting hundreds of millions of accounts, according to a report from tech site re/code. If confirmed, the breach would be …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
Donald Trump says he plans to win the White House largely on the strength of his personality, not by leaning heavily on complex voter data operations that have become a …
Sat., May 14, 2016
The Facebook takeover of so much of our time, meanwhile, has dulled us to its business agenda, which relies on entering one’s mind and moving the furniture.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
T-Mobile and YouTube have come to terms after a public spat over the phone company’s “Binge On” video streaming service. That means most T-Mobile customers can, starting Thursday, watch YouTube …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 9:55 a.m.
France’s lower house of Parliament has approved a measure aiming to give prison sentences to technology company executives who refuse to give data to investigators in terrorism-related cases.