In an age-discrimination lawsuit, a court found that a former employer had discriminated against Dana Snay’s father and awarded her father a settlement of $80,000. Snay then bragged about it on Facebook, breaching the confidentiality agreement.
When we talk about internet, we rarely think of security in tangible terms. That’s only natural because digital security is virtual for the most part. However, it now appears that the internet is controlled by 7 secret keys.
Until recently, Pinterest users could have only six secret boards. The feature has turned out to be a huge hit with the Pinterest audience and so, the social network is now allowing unlimited secret boards.
Wi-Fi connections, especially those on public networks, are a weak security spot. A group of British researchers has now created a virus that can proliferate through Wi-Fi networks much like a common airborne virus spreads rapidly.
There are many kids who don’t know how to avoid online predators when using services such as email. But Tocomail is a safe and easy email service specially made for kids. Parents can choose who the child can send email and accept from.
Whenever you search for something on Facebook, the service saves those queries to make it easier to find later. Although it may be helpful but at the same time, it clutters your feed. So, let’s see today how you can delete everything that you search for on Facebook.
Getting promotional emails on Gmail is quite a nuisance. And it’s quite tough to rid them by unsubscribing. Google is now making it easy by offering the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the top of header fields in such marketing emails.
Citizen Lab recently published a damning report, citing that the spyware by Hacking Team is being used by a number of oppressive regimes around the globe. The surveillance-technology company has now denied this.
So you want to brush away the memes and the jokes and the stupid updates on Facebook? This may now be possible as Facebook tests a new ‘Highlights’ feed which will contain only major updates and life events.
Apple recently dished out the iOS 7.0.2 update which, among other things, patched a security flaw in the mobile OS. Now, the company has confirmed that OS X contains a similar flaw and that a patch is coming very soon.
The online advertisement industry is evolving rapidly in a bid to sustain its growth as more and more users shift to mobile devices. Opera’s Sponsored Web Pass is a brilliant spin on this transition, offering you free mobile internet in return for watching ads.
When you walk into Starbucks, it takes you a while to figure out the WiFi, agree to certain terms and conditions and only then get internet access. Google is now readying a WiFi app that will automatically connect with free WiFi hotspots instantly.
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