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Google gives Android users in Europe more search, browser options


#android #browser #europe #gives #google #more #options #search #users


 

Facebook asks users for email passwords, then “accidentally” uploads contacts


HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19690205
Posted by alistairSH (karma: 3011)
Post stats: Points: 120 - Comments: 71 - 2019-04-18T11:31:42Z

#HackerNews #accidentally #asks #contacts #email #facebook #for #passwords #then #uploads #users
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FB plans to pass your photos to advertisers, make users the stars of online ads


Facebook has developed a plan to turn its users into the stars of advertising campaigns through new technology which can automatically scan people’s photographs and identify which products are…
Article word count: 118

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19645531
Posted by ColinWright (karma: 92619)
Post stats: Points: 139 - Comments: 76 - 2019-04-12T15:17:53Z

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Cybercrime market selling full digital fingerprints of over 60,000 users


#000 #cybercrime #digital #fingerprints #full #market #over #selling #users


 

Windows 10 Home edition users are big winners as Microsoft overhauls its update process


#big #edition #home #microsoft #overhauls #process #update #users #windows #winners


 

Facebook Asking for Some New Users' Email Passwords


Mark Zuckerberg admitted recently that Facebook doesn’t have a ‘strong reputation’ for privacy. An odd new request for private data probably won’t help with that rep.
Article word count: 551

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19559617
Posted by sharkweek (karma: 8269)
Post stats: Points: 130 - Comments: 58 - 2019-04-02T23:40:22Z

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Facebook to fight Belgian ban on tracking users, and even non-Users


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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19499598
Posted by pseudolus (karma: 14750)
Post stats: Points: 144 - Comments: 32 - 2019-03-27T10:44:50Z

#HackerNews #and #ban #belgian #even #facebook #fight #non-users #tracking #users
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Ad Fraud Scheme Drained Users’ Batteries By Running Hidden Video Ads In Android


A scheme to stealthily run video ads behind banner images drained users' batteries and data while they used popular Android apps.
Article word count: 2353

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19459604
Posted by occamschainsaw (karma: 552)
Post stats: Points: 117 - Comments: 71 - 2019-03-22T04:28:01Z

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Android users in Europe will be asked which browser and search engine they want


For nearly a decade, we’ve been in discussions with the European Commission about the way some of our products work. Throughout this process, we’ve always agreed on one thing一that healthy, thriving…
Article word count: 372

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19437465
Posted by ucaetano (karma: 7776)
Post stats: Points: 116 - Comments: 94 - 2019-03-19T23:57:40Z

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Some Windows 7, 8.1 users reporting Security Essentials and Windows Defender problems


#defender #essentials #problems #reporting #security #users #windows


 

Microsoft Teams turns two; now has 500,000 organizational users


#000 #500 #microsoft #now #organizational #teams #turns #two #users


 

Elsevier Left Users’ Passwords Exposed Online


Due a to a misconfigured server, a researcher found a constant stream of Elsevier users’ passwords.
Article word count: 346

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19423770
Posted by markovbot (karma: 844)
Post stats: Points: 136 - Comments: 29 - 2019-03-18T18:35:25Z

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Myspace lost all the music its users uploaded between 2003 and 2015


Myspace lost all the music its users uploaded between 2003 and 2015
Article word count: 484

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19417640
Posted by pmoriarty (karma: 31693)
Post stats: Points: 142 - Comments: 59 - 2019-03-18T00:03:18Z

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Google has added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users


In an update to the chromium engine, which underpins Google’s popular Chrome browser, the search giant has quietly updated the lists of default search engines it offers per market — expanding the…
Article word count: 483

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19379509
Posted by jmsflknr (karma: 1607)
Post stats: Points: 142 - Comments: 57 - 2019-03-13T15:19:18Z

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Microsoft to start nagging users in April about the January 2020 Windows 7 end-of-support deadline


#2020 #about #april #deadline #end #january #microsoft #nagging #start #support #users #windows


 

U.S. users are leaving Facebook by the millions, Edison Research says


But that doesn’t mean people are leaving social media altogether.
Article word count: 826

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19322448
Posted by rmason (karma: 21081)
Post stats: Points: 198 - Comments: 116 - 2019-03-06T20:30:37Z

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Google rolls out Web Risk API in beta to help businesses protect their users


#api #beta #businesses #google #help #out #protect #risk #rolls #users #web


 

A robotic hand that gives sixth sense back to users


#back #gives #hand #robotic #sense #sixth #users


 

Facebook admits 18% of Research spyware users were teens, not 5%


Facebook has changed its story after initially trying to downplay how it targeted teens with its Research program that a TechCrunch investigation revealed was paying them gift cards to monitor all…
Article word count: 1120

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19283125
Posted by vinnyglennon (karma: 11204)
Post stats: Points: 157 - Comments: 25 - 2019-03-01T17:29:21Z

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Windows 10: New study shows Home edition users are baffled by updates


#baffled #edition #home #new #shows #study #updates #users #windows


 

Discord Scaled Elixir to 5M Concurrent Users (2017)


From the beginning, Discord has been an early adopter of Elixir. The Erlang VM was the perfect candidate for the highly concurrent…
Article word count: 1821

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19238221
Posted by lelf (karma: 37746)
Post stats: Points: 128 - Comments: 20 - 2019-02-24T11:48:53Z

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Facebook Planned to Spy on Android Phone Users, Internal Emails Reveal


“Anyone else see the docs being reported on here? “Docs seen by @ComputerWeekly also reveal plans by @Facebook to pass data on single users to companies selling dating services and organisations that…
Article word count: 321

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19232132
Posted by DyslexicAtheist (karma: 10607)
Post stats: Points: 128 - Comments: 28 - 2019-02-23T07:04:07Z

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Seeing a lot of new users from the Pluspora instance that thinks Diaspora is called Pluspora. "Can you do this on Pluspora, etc."
Pluspora is just one of many instances on Diaspora.
Just a clarification.

#diaspora #Pluspora #new #users #instance


 

Facebook Decided Which Users Are Interested in Nazis – and Let Ads Target Them


Facebook has continued to allow advertisers to target users it believes are interested in topics such as “Joseph Goebbels,” “Josef Mengele” and “Heinrich Himmler," as well as neo-Nazi bands, despite…
Article word count: 1534

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19219089
Posted by mnm1 (karma: 1829)
Post stats: Points: 112 - Comments: 143 - 2019-02-21T18:15:14Z

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