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Yahoo fined £250,000 over cyber-attack

  •   12/06/2018 08:00:00 PM
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Yahoo's UK arm has been fined £250,000 ($335,000) by the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) over a data breach affecting more than 500 million users which took place in 2014.

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Children exposed to horror film ads on YouTube

  •   12/06/2018 07:35:00 PM
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Children were left distressed after seeing ads for a horror film on YouTube, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has revealed.

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Microsoft Buys GitHub for $7.5 Billion, Moving to Grow in Coding’s New Era

  •   04/06/2018 06:37:00 PM
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GitHub, founded in 2008 and based in San Francisco, was created largely as a community for software developers to share programming tools and code.

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security Why we need google ourselves

  •   02/06/2018 07:30:00 AM
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THE trend of searching your name on Google has died down, but there is a very important reason why we should pick up the habit again.

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Analysis: Snapchat needs to grow up

  •   17/05/2018 06:54:00 AM
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Snapchat is in trouble. The stock plunged to a new all-time low, below $11 a share, after a dismal earnings report that showed stagnant user growth for the social networking app.

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Twitter is telling everyone to change their password after a bug left 330 million passwords exposed

  •   03/05/2018 07:53:00 PM
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The company also said it is taking steps to ensure the bug does not happen again.

YOUTUBE / Logan Paul's daily vlogs typically attract more than three million views

Logan Paul ends daily YouTube vlog series

  •   30/04/2018 10:29:00 PM
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Logan Paul - one of YouTube's most popular and controversial video-makers - has announced he will no longer release material on a "daily" basis.

There have been 70bn video views since YouTube Kids, which is used by 11m families, launched in 2015. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo

Google to improve YouTube Kids app to let parents control what children watch

  •   25/04/2018 10:42:00 PM
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Enhanced controls will allow parents to handpick videos among a host of new features, but campaigners say YouTube must do more

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Vevo Music Videos Hacked (Report)

  •   10/04/2018 11:28:00 AM
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YouTube disabled access to clips from the service after hackers attacked the clip for "Despacito" and videos for Drake, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Shakira.

Cubeyou was using Facebook quizzes to collect data on users. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Facebook suspends Cubeyou over harvesting data claims

  •   09/04/2018 05:15:00 PM
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Case of New York company’s alleged information collection under guise of academic research echoes Cambridge Analytica scandal

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Facebook privacy settings revamped after scandal

  •   28/03/2018 03:32:00 PM
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Facebook says an overhaul of its privacy tools will make it easier for people to find and edit the personal information the company holds.

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Reddit dragged into Russian propaganda row

  •   04/03/2018 03:52:00 PM
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Russian propagandists targeted the popular news-sharing website Reddit to influence American political debate, a US website has claimed.

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Google Chrome launches default ad-blocker

  •   15/02/2018 11:35:00 AM
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Google has launched an ad-blocker for its Chrome web browser that is designed to prevent "annoying" and "intrusive" ads being shown to users.

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A Facebook employee asked a reporter to turn off his phone so Facebook couldn't track its location — and it reveals a bigger problem within the company

  •   12/02/2018 05:33:00 PM
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* Facebook protects itself against leaks by tracking down the leakers and firing them.
* One Facebook employee who anonymously spoke with Wired recently asked the reporter to turn off his phone so the company couldn't track their location.

YouTube is pulling Tide Pod Challenge videos

YouTube is pulling Tide Pod Challenge videos

  •   19/01/2018 09:15:00 AM
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Why? Uh, because they're brightly colored?? We guess???????

Page speed will soon affect Google Search results on mobile

Page speed will soon affect Google Search results on mobile

  •   17/01/2018 03:41:00 PM
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The change will officially begin this July.

Shane Dawson, one of the platform’s biggest YouTubers, was targeted by a fake channel.Source:Instagram

YouTuber Shane Dawson hits out at video claiming he was a paedophile

  •   15/01/2018 10:47:00 PM
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IN THE wake of one of YouTube’s biggest personalities being punished for filming a dead man, the world is turning on another star.

YouTube has taken further action against social media star Logan Paul, dropping the vlogger from its Google Preferred program, which is meant to be a mark of trust to signal to advertisers they can rely on these media creators to generate higher quality c

YouTube drops Logan Paul from Google Preferred and puts his Originals on hold

  •   10/01/2018 08:25:00 PM
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YouTube has taken further action against social media star Logan Paul

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Parents Are Talking To Their Kids About Logan Paul And Trying To Control Their YouTube Consumption

  •   03/01/2018 05:57:00 PM
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Parents are struggling with establishing new internet boundaries. A mom told BuzzFeed News she believes Logan Paul's video was "a wake-up call."

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