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2019

August

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  • Instagram is changing the way people buy things. In March, Instagram introduced a new checkout option that allows customers to purchase products directly off a handful of companies' pages within its app. Instagram has also added tools that allow customers to shop items
  • A guide to picking the right phone plan. Let’s make one thing clear: You can’t beat the house. Telecommunications is one of the world’s most lucrative industries, and wireless carriers will turn a profit no matter what.

July

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  • Nuevo choque de Trump con Macron. Francia está impulsando la adopción de un impuesto histórico a empresas tecnológicas como Google y Facebook, a pesar de las amenazas del presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump,
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  • House passes anti-robocall bill. The House on Wednesday took a major step toward cracking down on illegal robocalls by passing legislation allowing for tougher penalties against the scammers who generate billions of unwanted calls
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  • Congreso de EEUU cuestiona a compañías tecnológicas. Las grandes compañías tecnológicas enfrentaron duros cuestionamientos esta semana al enfocarse los legisladores federales en un posible comportamiento anticompetitivo y expresar su escepticismo bipartidista respecto al plan de Facebook de
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  • T-Mobile says it can't be sued by users. T-Mobile is already facing a class-action lawsuit that's making its way through the court system to hold the company accountable for its behavior. There's just one problem: the mobile carrier says that if
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  • FTC approves Facebook fine of about $5 billion. The Federal Trade Commission has approved a fine of roughly $5 billion against Facebook for mishandling users’ personal information, according to three people briefed on the vote, in what would be a landmark settlement that
  • Five things to avoid on Amazon Prime Day. It’s that time of the year—Prime Day is July 15 and 16. The event has turned into summer’s version of Black Friday, a shopping frenzy that can turn into a
  • Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple under fire by Congress. Silicon Valley will have a big presence in Washington, D.C., this week as big tech companies get ready for the spotlight, with several high-profile Congressional hearings scheduled for this week. The tech giants
  • FTC aprueba multa de 5.000 mdd contra Facebook. La Comisión Federal de Comercio aprobó multar a Facebook con unos 5.000 millones de dólares por violaciones a la privacidad, reportó el viernes The Wall Street Journal. El reporte cit

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  • How many credit bureaus are in the U.S.?. In addition to those large bureaus, dozens of other consumer-reporting companies, sometimes called specialty agencies, gather and sell personal data to landlords, employers and other decision-makers. "These specialty agencies focus in on a particular
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  • How to fight the spies in your Chrome browser. The main lesson: If Google is a data vampire, Chrome is its fangs. For most people, not using a browser made by an advertising company is the simplest way to protect your data from thousands