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The Concrete Reason Why We Should All Close Our Facebook Accounts

In the entrepreneurial ecosystem, one has to steer clear from conspiracies and bluffs. But Facebook has left no one a choice<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>This article is about how I …

Social Media

Size doesn’t matter

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Beach Volleyball

Get A Free Steam PC Game Now--But Hurry

Between now and August 18, while supplies last, you can pick up a free PC game from the Humble Store. The game is Orwell, and it arrives in the form of a Steam code that's playable on Windows, Mac, and Linux. Anyone who claims a free copy will also get a 10% off coupon for Humble Monthly.<p>Orwell …

PC Gaming

Google clarifies how it tracks you even if Location History is turned off

Google said it's trying to be clearer about how it tracks users on certain apps.<p>The search giant on Thursday updated a help page for its location tracking tools, after the company's data collection practices had come under fire for being what some critics called misleading.<p>Previously, the help page …

Apps

Amazon Echo Dots are coming to every St. Louis University dorm room

Alexa, can you wake me up for my 8 a.m. class?<p>St. Louis University in Missouri is equipping all its dorm rooms — more than 2,300 of them — with …

Amazon Echo

Gardai issue warning over new iTunes gift card scam doing the rounds

<b>Garda have warned the public about a new scam tricking people into purchasing iTunes gift cards.</b>Officers in Cork have issued the warning after there …

Identity Theft

Hacker who leaked nude photos of Kate Upton, Jennifer Lawrence asks for shorter sentence

Image 1of/93<p>Caption<p>Close<p>The hacker who leaked photos of several big-time celebrities in 2014 is feeling remorseful and ashamed of his actions. So now …

San Francisco Bay Area

Ga. university breach risks health, personal information of 417,000

DEVELOPING: A breach of email accounts at Augusta University Health may have exposed sensitive health and personal information of about 417,000 …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Important reason why you should never ask a women when she's going to start having children

There are several things you should just never say to a woman.<p>For example, don't ever tell us our bum looks big in a dress, don't tell us we don't …

Women's Health

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Saint Louis University will put 2,300 Echo Dots in student residences

If you're attending Saint Louis University this semester, you'll find more in your dorm room than the usual tiny furnishings. The school has unveiled plans to provide all 2,300 student residences on campus (both dorms and apartments) with Echo Dots by the time classes begin in late August. To no …

Technology

Alert: Scam Caller Claiming To Be From IRS

<b>WESTMINSTER, Md. (WJZ) —</b> Maryland officials are warning residents in Carroll County of a phone scam.Office of the State’s Attorney for Carroll County …

Identity Theft

Westpac reissues 30,000 cards due to risk of fraud

Westpac bank is cancelling and reissuing at least 30,000 electronic cards following a security breach in the British ticketing website …

Customers

Strengthen Your Online Security With C.O.A.C.H.

Photo: Wade Austin Ellis<p>Do you have any idea whether you’re “safe” online? Online security and privacy are complicated, and risks vary by person: You …

Information Systems

UK Watchdog: Summer’s Cryptocurrency Fraud Costs £2 Million in Losses

The UK’s national policing lead for fraud has revealed figures wherein victims have reported 203 instances of cryptocurrency fraud totaling a little …

Identity Theft

Rules are required to stop political campaigns abusing personal data | Financial Times

Data analytics have fundamentally changed the way political parties and campaign groups target potential voters. It is a complex and rapidly evolving …

Personal Data

10 Ways to Boost Your Business’s Cybersecurity

TheDigitalWay / Pixabay<p>With the frequency of data breaches and attacks on the rise, it’s no longer an option for companies to have a weak defense to …

Information Systems

10 Examples Of Customer Experience Innovation For Travel

Have you ever had a flight get cancelled for no reason? Landed in your destination but discovered your bags were at another airport? Have you been booked in the wrong hotel room?<p>These are all common experiences in travel, and they can be frustrating for travelers.<p>People love to travel for fun, work …

Customer Experience

Google employees are protesting the company’s secrecy over censored search engine in China

The company isn’t shedding light on its Chinese project just yet<p>About a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company’s efforts to build a censored version of its search engine in China, as reported by the <i>New York Times</i>. The letter calls for more transparency and …

Human Rights

Absa joins Sovrin Foundation in blockchain, security push

Andrew Baker, chief technology officer of Absa Group.<p>Absa Group has joined the global Sovrin Foundation as a founding steward.<p>The move will see the …

Blockchain

Posting a first-day-of-school pic online? Here's what you need to know

I signed onto Facebook this week and quickly realized it’s that time of year — when photos of smiling, backpack-wearing, sign-holding schoolkids off to class get posted faster than I can click the “Wow” emoji.<p>The first-day-of-school posts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media …

Social Media

Chrome Bug Allowed Hackers to Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You

With the release of Chrome 68, Google prominently marks all non-HTTPS websites as 'Not Secure' on its browser to make the web a more secure place for …

Information Security

China Is Creating A Global Registry Of Minorities

As a way to monitor its ethnic minorities, Chinese authorities are creating a global registry of Uighurs — a Turkic ethnic group — who live outside …

Jewish Culture

Life After Accusing Nick Carter of Rape Has Been Hell, Melissa Schuman Says

Melissa Schuman.<p>As the #MeToo movement was gaining momentum last fall, singer Melissa Schuman wrote a disturbing blog post accusing former Backstreet …

Santa Monica

The next Xbox One update lets you broadcast ‘everything’

The latest Xbox One system update is bringing in a few new features for players, including the ability to broadcast “everything.”This new streaming …

Apps

Weinberg mulls legislation to reverse N.J. Supreme Court decision on dash cam footage : Courts & Law : WHYY

A New Jersey lawmaker is considering proposing legislation to make police dash camera video available to the public, which would reverse this week’s …

News (U.S.)

AI Startups Promise to Help Disaster Relief and Evacuation

As record wildfires raced through California’s wine country last October, devouring thousands of homes, Sonoma County Sheriff’s deputies drove up and …

Artificial Intelligence

EPA Forced To Ban Pesticides Based On ‘Secret Science’ It Wants To End

2:27 PM 08/16/2018<p>The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fewer than 60 days to ban a commonly-used pesticide after a federal court ruled in …

Pesticides

Niantic Kids Parent Portal brings new child-oversight controls to 'Pokémon Go'

"Pokémon Go" developer Niantic Labs has announced that it's partnered with kid-focused web service company SuperAwesome to create a new platform …

Android News

Save 20% on select TP-Link networking gear: Deco Mesh 802.11ac Wi-Fi System $160, more

Amazon is currently offering <b>20% off</b> a selection of TP-Link networking accessories starting at <b>$20</b> when code <b>20TPLINK</b> has been applied at checkout. Shipping is free for Prime members or in orders over $25 and just about all of the discounted items carry 4+ star ratings. One deal that caught our eye …

Wi-Fi