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Facebook Audience Network
2014-10-08 07:24:13

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook’s mobile advertising network, which allows ads to be placed not just throughout the social media website but also in third-party mobile apps, is getting set to expand, various media outlets reported on Tuesday. According to Cade Metz of Wired.com, the social network has extended an invite to all mobile developers and publishers to join the Facebook Audience Network. The network, which launched in January, allows developers...

whatsapp facebook
2014-10-07 05:33:55

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Several months after initially announcing plans to acquire messaging service WhatsApp, Facebook has confirmed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the multi-billion dollar deal was officially complete. The social media giant first revealed in February that it would acquire the real-time messaging network in a deal initially reported to be worth $4 billion in cash and $12 billion worth of Facebook...

2014-10-06 23:06:39

Affordable, Easy-to-Use Turnkey Solutions Prevent Deliberate or Accidental Breaches, Support HIPAA Compliance and Protect Patient and Provider Privacy Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Managed IT security provider Secure Designs today announced the launch of the nation’s most affordable, easy to use suite of outsourced network security, email encryption and compliance solutions specifically designed for the needs of hospice and end of life care organizations. “Even the smallest...

facebook health
2014-10-06 07:32:18

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook is currently considering entering the healthcare field by creating online support communities to connect social media users dealing with the same medical conditions, as well as launching new preventative care applications to help people improve their overall well-being, according to media reports published late last week. Reuters reporters Christina Farr and Alexei Oreskovic, who broke the story on Friday, cited three sources...

whatsapp
2014-10-04 06:49:23

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The European Commission, acting under the EU Merger Regulations as the central European anti-trust body, has authorized the proposed acquisition of WhatsApp Inc. by Facebook, both US- based operations. As a result of the ruling, Facebook, already the largest and most popular social media site in the world, looks set to cement its leading position and to compete more strongly in the mobile messaging market. The deal was given the green...

2014-10-03 23:07:46

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Facebook Issues New Guidelines Following Controversial Research
2014-10-03 08:37:55

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Facebook, the world’s largest social media network, has acknowledged concerns about some of its research activities, in particular the way it secretly manipulated News Feeds in a 2012 study. The covert "experiment" involved almost 700,000 Facebook users and when the details became public they raised a storm of protest. While not exactly an abject apology, the  company’s statement Research at Facebook admits that "there are things...

google
2014-10-03 07:30:31

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online An attorney representing some of the female celebrities whose private photos were stolen and posted online by hackers a little over one month ago is threatening to sue Google for failing to do enough to remove the images from its website, various media outlets reported on Thursday. According to Reuters reporter Brendan Pierson, entertainment industry lawyer Martin Singer wrote in a letter Wednesday that Google was “making...

2014-10-02 23:10:44

tigerVPN reports how hackers can easily monitor anyones network traffic while making public Wi-Fi networks even more irresistible targets, very few users are aware of the dangers, and routinely give away potentially damaging personal information. One of the only ways to guarantee your safety on a public Wi-Fi connection is with a VPN, or Virtual Private Network. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 How often have you gone to your local coffee shop, plugged in the publicly posted...

2014-10-02 16:20:42

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today challenged the idea that widespread use of fully autonomous or driverless cars is imminent, and urged the state Insurance Commissioner to focus on immediate consumer concerns of auto safety and privacy. The nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest group also rejected insurance industry arguments that California Proposition 103's consumer protections would not be necessary as vehicles become automated....


Latest Internet privacy Reference Libraries

secure_email
2012-07-01 22:51:38

Email encryption refers to encryption and authentication of email messages, which is typically done to protect content from being read by unintended recipients. Email technology is readily available but has yet to achieve widespread usage, most likely due to social factors, such as people seeing the use of encryption as paranoid, and as marking a message urgent whether it is or not. A recent survey (from January 2012) found that only 35 percent of companies have implemented email...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.