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Verizon's Super-Cookies Are Spying on You Right Now

Mark Weinstein | Posted 04.05.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

The Electronic Frontier Foundation thinks Verizon could be violating a federal law requiring phone companies to keep customer data confidential. My take on all of this is that if nothing else, it's a clear violation of our personal rights.

Prepare to Be Disrupted

Nathan Gardels | Posted 04.05.2015 | World
Nathan Gardels

The WorldPost Future Series is a set of conferences that will explore the social and economic transformation fostered by rapid technological advance -- and how these tumultuous changes will impact daily life in our communities, our families and in the workplace.

Why 'Surveillance Is The Dominant Business Model On The Internet'

The European | Max Tholl | Posted 02.05.2015 | World

Andrew Keen, author of “The Internet is Not the Answer,” is known as the “Antichrist of Silicon Valley." He calls Google a monster, Uber a b...

Langston Hughes' 113th Birthday Honored Through Cool Google Doodle

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 02.02.2015 | Black Voices

Google on Sunday celebrated what would have been the 113th birthday of famed African-American poet and social activist Langston Hughes through a power...

(VIDEO) Full Video Ad Viewability, We Will Get There, Google's Jane Hong

Andy Plesser | Posted 04.01.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

FORT LAUDERDALE -- So you're an advertiser and you only want to pay for ads that humans can actually see? Be careful what you wish for - today, that m...

Living Life and Letting Go in the Digital Age

Libby Oellerich | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Libby Oellerich

Over the past couple months I've thought about what it means for my generation to live life and share almost 85 percent of it to the world -- a scary and amazing concept. Here are a couple things I've learned about letting go of a past that is still searchable on Google.

What's Missing From the BBC's 'Future of News' Report?

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen | Posted 04.01.2015 | Media
Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

These three points does not mean the BBC's "Future of News" report is not good or not worth reading. It is good and it is worth reading for everyone interested in the future of news. I'd just suggest reading it with these issues in mind.

Google To Change Its Privacy Policy

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2015 | Technology

PARIS (Reuters) - Search engine Google <GOOGL.O> has agreed to better inform users about how it handles their personal information after an inve...

NASA's Investment in Commercial Space Is Vindicated!

Greg Autry | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Greg Autry

Last week, Google and Fidelity announced they were acquiring about 10 percent of Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies, "SpaceX."

Thousands Petition Google Translate After Site Offers Anti-Gay Slurs As Suggested Translations

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.04.2015 | Gay Voices

Officials for Google have apologized after the translation services offered on the search engine giant reportedly suggested a series of anti-gay slurs...

Google's Superfast Internet Might Be Coming To A City Near You

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.27.2015 | Technology

Get ready to be jealous. Google announced on Tuesday that it's rolling out its superfast WiFi, Google Fiber, to four more metro areas: Atlanta; Ra...

The iPhone Just Obliterated Sales Records

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.28.2015 | Technology

If there's one takeaway from Apple's latest earnings report, it's that the iPhone 6 is king.

The Only Networking Tip You'll Ever Need

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.26.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The 2015 World Economic Forum, which concluded on Saturday, felt somewhat like an exclusive club where if someone looked important, he or she most lik...

(VIDEO) Google's 2015 Priority Is Securing Ads From Malware

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.28.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

FORT LAUDERDALE - The digital ad industry may be starting to get to grips with the problems of fraud and viewability, but next up is the creeping thre...

If You're an Innovator, You Should Be Using Microsoft Windows

Dr. R. Keith Sawyer | Posted 03.26.2015 | Technology
Dr. R. Keith Sawyer

In 2012, Microsoft released the most radical innovation in personal computing in over 40 years. Not Apple. Not Google. Microsoft.

Keeping Your Data Safe and Synchronized Across All Devices

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 03.28.2015 | Technology
Alex Ivanovs

The online security industry is getting all shaken up. You might have avoided the Cyber Monday promises that we wrote about some weeks ago, but since ...

Building an Internet Movement from the Bottom Up

Timothy Karr | Posted 03.28.2015 | Technology
Timothy Karr

The Internet is simply an effective tool for connecting people. Whether the network becomes a force for good or evil is up to its users. It's only because millions of people have mobilized in defense of our rights to connect and communicate that the Internet pendulum occasionally swings toward doing good.

Moon Race Heats Up as Five Teams Take Home $5.25 Million

XPRIZE | Posted 03.28.2015 | Technology
XPRIZE

By Peter Diamandis Chairman/CEO, XPRIZE Since the start of the Space Age in 1957, only three countries have ever made it to the moon: the United Sta...

Week to Week News Quiz for 1/23/15

John Zipperer | Posted 03.25.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Find out the State of the News with our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Sneezy won't be making his usual appearan...

7 Cool Ways to Have Fun Online While Protecting Your Privacy

Mark Weinstein | Posted 03.25.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

I've got to be connected -- we all do today. And I've always loved tech -- particularly the helpful kind built by entrepreneurs who respect and honor their customers.

How to Restore Trust in News

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.25.2015 | Media
Craig Newmark

It's hard to trust the news overall when many major stories are ignored by news outlets. It's hard to trust the news when the press does so little fact-checking.

His Balls Are Perfect

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 03.25.2015 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

"My balls, I wouldn't want anyone touching those. I would zip those up." Tom Brady just said that at this afternoon's press conference. And this morning, I tweeted Joe Scarborough, a man I normally can't stand, thanking him for defending Tom Brady's balls.

The Problem With David Cameron's 'Schizophrenic' Cyber Security Request

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.23.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Last week, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron asked for the U.S government's help in preventing companies like Facebook and Google from encrypting mess...

Google Plans To Offer A Cell Phone Service: Reports

AP | Posted 01.22.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to...

Why Google Works

Eric Schmidt | Posted 03.22.2015 | World
Eric Schmidt

Google works very differently from other companies that have been dubbed "gatekeepers" and that are regulated accordingly. We are not a ferry, a railroad, a telecommunications network, or an electricity grid with only one line serving you and no competitors allowed. No one is stuck using Google. People have choices, and they exercise them all the time. We know that if we cease to be useful, our users will leave. The barriers to entry are negligible, because competition is just one click away.