- A dark consensus about screens and kids. The people who are closest to a thing are often the most wary of it. Technologists know how phones really work, and many have decided they don’t want their own children anywhere near
- Children’s online privacy provides blueprint for public policy. In the wake of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal and other recent tech industry controversies, Congress finally appears ready to begin tackling comprehensive online privacy legislation. As this debate heats up, we also mark the 2
- Facebook fined $644,000 in Cambridge Analytica data scandal. Britain's information commissioner has slapped Facebook with a fine of $644,000 — the maximum possible — for its behavior in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The Information Commissioner Office's investigation found that between 2007 and 2014, Facebook
- Reseña: iPhone XR, un teléfono para la mayoría de nosotros por menos dinero. Buenas noticias, fieles clientes de Apple: no tendrán que gastar 1000 dólares en su próximo iPhone. La razón: por unos 750 dólares, podrán adquirir el
- An A.I. (artificial intelligence) glossary. The last six years have witnessed breakthroughs in everything from self-driving cars to algorithms that can detect diseases, and social networks like Twitter that rely on “artificial intelligence” (A.I.) to determine what
- FCC says Hurricane Michael victims deserve a month of free cell service. The Federal Communications Commission slammed the nation’s wireless carriers Tuesday for failing to quickly restore service to Hurricane Michael victims — and demanded that the companies compensate Florida residents with a month of
- Apple permite que usuarios de algunos países vean datos recopilados por la empresa. Apple Inc puso el miércoles a disposición de sus usuarios en Estados Unidos y otros países una herramienta para descargar, cambiar o borrar toda la información que
- Consumer groups applaud expanded resources for LEP borrowers. WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, consumer advocacy and civil rights groups, including Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund, the Center for Responsible Lending, Connecticut Fair Housing Center, Consumer Action, Empire Justice Center, National CAPACD, National
- Facebook pedirá identidad a anunciantes políticos británicos. Cualquiera que publique un anuncio político en Facebook en Gran Bretaña estará obligado a revelar su identidad en un intento por aumentar la transparencia y contener la desinformación,
- Cybersecurity experts support data beach disclosure law. A slight majority of digital security experts surveyed by the Washington Post's cybersecurity team say the United States should follow in the European Union's footsteps and pass a law that requires
- Financial companies rack up complaints, but good luck finding them. A NerdWallet analysis of previously undisclosed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau data shows that Green Dot, a dominant prepaid card company, and Credit One, a leading credit card issuer, are among the businesses Americans complain about
- Children’s allowances: Debit cards linked to parents’ phones. Parents can now choose from a rapidly expanding menu of prepaid debit cards, aimed at giving them digital oversight of their children’s spending and saving habits. Parents can use the apps to establish
- Experian credit freeze flaw may have revealed your PIN to fraudsters. The credit bureau’s process to retrieve a PIN that safeguards a frozen Experian credit report had a security defect, making it easier for a fraudster to potentially get the PIN, unfreeze the report
- It's better for companies to be transparent about privacy bugs. Consumers and regulators have shown they will judge companies far more harshly for covering up data security issues than for openly discussing them. Google just learned the hard way it's better to be transparent
- The future is creepy when everything becomes a computer. In recent years, the tech industry’s largest powers set their sights on a new target for digital conquest. They promised wild conveniences and unimaginable benefits to our health and happiness. There’s
- Una falla en WhatsApp permitía el hackeo de cuentas con una llamada de video: reportes. Una falla en el servicio de mensajería WhatsApp, de Facebook, permitía a piratas informáticos tomar el control de las aplicaciones de los usuarios cuando respondían a una
- 3 out of 4 Americans share Netflix, Amazon, Uber accounts. Altogether, 74 percent of Americans are sharing streaming, shopping and mobile accounts such as Netflix, Hulu, Uber, Spotify and Amazon Prime with their family, friends and even exes. But they're not also sharing the tab.
- Worried your Facebook account has been cloned?. Facebook users are being duped into thinking that their accounts have been cloned thanks to a viral message that made the rounds of the social networking site on Sunday.
- New tool for FAFSA completion. Advocates hope new myStudentAid mobile app will mean more applicants finish the FAFSA.
- Facebook hack puts thousands of other sites at risk. When Mark Zuckerberg introduced an online tool called Facebook Connect in 2008, he hailed it as a kind of digital passport to the rest of the internet. In just a few clicks, users would be able