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The Biggest GDPR Mistake U.S. Companies Are Making

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) zero-hour has finally arrived — enforcement started May 25, 2018. Like students cramming for a midterm, I witnessed a flurry of activity from U.S. businesses since the deadline forced people to pay attention, knuckle down and study.<p>When students cram …

IDG Contributor Network: GDPR: Where we were…and where we’re going

The plethora of data breaches within the past few years have set off alarms for organizations, especially their IT managers. We’ve seen that many …

GDPR and backup: A potential minefield easily avoided

Future Identity

The advent of social privacy.<p>04/10/18<p>Trust by Design can help us to build better and safer IAM platforms where the privacy of personal data is …

What is GDPR? Everything You Need to Know.

Senior Product Marketing Manager<p><b>The EU General Data Protection Regulation explained...</b><p>The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into …

A radical proposal to keep your personal data safe | Richard Stallman

The surveillance imposed on us today is worse than in the Soviet Union. We need laws to stop this data being collected in the first place<p>• Richard Stallman is president of the Free Software Foundation<p>Journalists have been asking me whether the revulsion against the abuse of Facebook data could be a …

Privacy

Identify and Secure Sensitive Data

U.S. Businesses Can't Hide From GDPR

The new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is less than 90 days away and it’s estimated that only 21% of U.S. businesses have a plan in place. That means 79% of U.S. businesses haven’t figured out how they will report breaches in a timely fashion, provide customers the right to be forgotten, …

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Google’s GDPR consent plan could be a template for other tech giants

Last week Google said that it wanted to have publishers solicit people’s consent to collect their information on the search company’s behalf — …

The Next Cold War Is Here, and It's All About Data

The headlines about the trade wars being touched off by President Trump’s new tariffs may telegraph plenty of bombast and shots fired, but the most …

Britain moves to rein in data-analytics

THEY looked distinctly like G-men, except that they had the letters ICO emblazoned on their backs instead of FBI. On March 23rd 18 “enforcement” …

Cambridge Analytica

Identity, Privacy, GDPR

In the latest episode of “Behind the Numbers,” eMarketer’s Ross Benes sits down with LiveRamp co-CEO Anneka Gupta to discuss the new tactics …

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The GDPR Brain Buster: Firms Can't Decipher Many Provisions

Are you confused by the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? If so, you’re not alone, judging by a study released this month by …

Advertising Industry

GDPR launches today. Here’s what you need to know

GDPR gives companies a new set of rules for sharing data online<p>May 25th marks the first day of enforcement for Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, otherwise known as GDPR, a set of rules that could fundamentally flip the relationship between massive tech companies that gather data, and the …

Privacy

Why state-level single-payer health care efforts are doomed

As members of Congress return from their summer recess, Republican efforts to do away with President Obama’s signature legislative achievement, the …

Health Care

Designing The Perfect Date And Time Picker

What could be so difficult about designing a <b>decent date picker</b>? Basically, we just need an input field and an icon that represents a calendar clearly …

20 Free UX eBooks You Must Read

There is always something new that you can learn about UX, whether we’re talking about best UX practices, new trends, prototyping techniques, or …

Google gives everyone machine learning superpowers with TensorFlow 1.0 - ExtremeTech

By on February 17, 2017 at 10:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It wasn’t that long ago that …

Iraqis finally put out some oil fires set months ago by IS

Apple could be making a big change to the way it updates iPhone software

Apple's update cycle for the iPhone has stayed relatively consistent over the past few years: New versions of the iPhone come with a new update, usually signified with a new number (such as iOS 9).<p>After that, updates are delivered with a point — such as 9.1 — and include smaller features and bug …

FSU shooting victim describes fateful day

How HP Could Once Again Dominate Silicon Valley

Throughout the 48-year history of Hewlett-Packard’s skunkworks division HP Labs, it has innovated many technologies that became commonplace: pocket …

Silicon Valley

Buyer's Guide: Deals on iPad Air 2, iPhone 6, Original iPad Air, iOS Apps, and More

As we head into Thanksgiving and its accompanying Black Friday shopping holiday, retailers are beginning to offer significant discounts on products in an attempt to lure shoppers ahead of the Black Friday event. Walmart and Best Buy, for example, are offering pre-Black Friday deals, and several …

Siri can be distraction to drivers: US study

The study produced for the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that some systems offering hands-free communications for tasks such as navigation or changing radio stations can create "cognitive distractions," which compromise safety.<p>The research comes amid growing use of hands-free technology, …

Least useful hack ever puts Windows 95 on your smartwatch

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Plane diverted as passengers fight over seat reclining

A plane in the US had to be diverted and two passengers removed after one of them started a fight by using a banned device to stop the seat in front reclining.<p>The spat began on United Airlines flight 1462 because one passenger was using the Knee Defender, a $21.95 lock that attaches to a tray table …

The world's largest solar thermal power plant is incinerating thousands of local birds

A common sight in the sky above the world's largest solar thermal power plant is a "streamer," a small plume of smoke that occurs without warning. Closer inspection, however, reveals that the source of the smoke is a bird that has inadvertently strayed into the white-hot heat above the plant's many …

Alan Turing, code-breaker castrated for homosexuality, receives royal pardon

Alan Turing, a British code-breaker during World War II who was later subjected to chemical castration for homosexual activity, has received a royal pardon nearly 60 years after he committed suicide.<p>Turing was best known for developing the Bombe, a code-breaking machine that deciphered messages …

Monkey photo not photographer's, claims Wikimedia - video

Wikimedia, the company that owns Wikipedia, has refused to delete a photo that a monkey took of itself, claiming there is no copyright. British nature photographer David Slater has argued the photograph belonged to him, as it was his camera that was hijacked by the primate. Slater began a legal …