CloudFlare leaked personal details for months
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Problem fixed


CloudFlare, the popular content delivery network used by more than 5.5 million sites, accidentally leaked customers' sensitive information for months.

Apple stores browser history for a year
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Monday, 13 February 2017 12:02

Apple stores browser history for a year


We thought it was not doing that

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple is refusing to fix a Safari feature which stores an Apple fanboy’s browser history on its iCloud.

Anonymous data does not live up to its billing
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Wednesday, 08 February 2017 12:05

Anonymous data does not live up to its billing


Boffins can tie data to your ID most of the time


For a while the standard defence that various companies have used to collect your online data is that it is “anonymised” and cannot be linked back to you.

Netflix offers some content offline
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Thursday, 01 December 2016 17:04

Netflix offers some content offline


Smartphones and tablets

Netflix has finally listened to many people who travel and complained about the need for offline content. With the last update of Netflix applications, users around the world in 188 countries where Netflix is available can download some content. 

Apple in internal battle over privacy
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Monday, 21 March 2016 12:20

Apple in internal battle over privacy


Needs the money


While the fruity cargo cult is publically fighting against the FBI over privacy concerns, it is facing an internal battle using data for advertising.

Dell wants to buy EMC
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Thursday, 08 October 2015 09:52

Dell wants to buy EMC


Deal of the decade

Michael Dell is planning to write a $50 billion cheque to buy the data storage company EMC in what could be one of the biggest technology deals of the decade.

US not allowed to take EU data
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Wednesday, 07 October 2015 13:09

US not allowed to take EU data


Legal ruling puts US tech in a spin

The US technology industry is paying the price for the obsession that its government has on stealing data.

EU working out data deal with US
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Thursday, 06 August 2015 11:17

EU working out data deal with US


Promise not to spy on us

The European Commission is working out a deal with the US, that will allow EU data to end up in the US if its government agrees not to steal it.

NSA will stop looking at bulk data collection
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Trust it

The National Security Agency has said that it will end its access to most bulk data collected under a controversial surveillance program in November, but keep records for litigation purposes. 

Thursday, 08 November 2012 09:37

Wii to Wii U data transfer process is complex

Wii U

Once completed, data is deleted from the Wii