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Living in a GAFA world.

Living in a GAFA world.

Think of what Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon services and products you use daily. How much are they a vehicle for communications, work, social life, purchases and tasks? How often do you connect to them? Count the number. How many? Surprised? Now, out of the 4 companies, how many do you use? Or do you […]

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App to Protect Private Data On iOS Devices Finds Almost Half of Other Apps Access Private Data

App to Protect Private Data On iOS Devices Finds Almost Half of Other Apps Access Private Data

Almost half of the mobile apps running on Apple’s iOS operating system access the unique identifier of the devices where they’re downloaded, computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have found. In addition, more than 13 percent access the devices’ location and more than 6 percent the address book. The researchers developed a […]

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Mobile Payment update for the week of 6/25

Mobile Payment update for the week of 6/25

Every day we see more people using their smartphones to make payments whether through apps directly on them or by using them to pay for purchases at stores. The rise of mobile payment types is only being outpaced by adoption which is accelerating at a breakneck pace. Check out what the blogs are saying this […]

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Siri’s father: “It’s a complex problem”

Siri’s father: “It’s a complex problem”

Recently, Dag Kittlaus, the man responsible for that little voice giving you directions from your iPhone (also known as Siri), was speaking at a Crain’s Tech Talk Q&A session in Chicago. And he had a clear message for users who can’t get the hang of using the virtual assistant: “I completely disagree with people who […]

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June 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

June 2012 Patch Tuesday Overview

There are two Microsoft Security Bulletins administrators should look at addressing first from this Patch Tuesday.  MS12-037 affects all supported versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer and addresses 13 vulnerabilities.  All of these vulnerabilities are privately disclosed and there have been no active attacks to date, but it is important to patch your browsers as soon […]

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