Month: June 2013

Paying by Phone – Conveniences and Cautions

thomas /June 29, 2013

It seems like every time I get to the register of a chain store, they offer me a new way to pay with my phone. But these new modes of paying have serious pros and cons – and there may be compelling reasons not to dive into mobile payments just yet, despite their growth. Mobile Continue Reading →

Facebook admits year-long data breach exposed six million users

webmaster /June 22, 2013

By Gerry Shih, Reuters Facebook Inc has inadvertently exposed 6 million users’ phone numbers and email addresses to unauthorized viewers over the past year, the world’s largest social networking company disclosed late Friday. Facebook blamed the data leaks, which began in 2012, on a technical glitch in its massive archive of contact information collected from Continue Reading →

Privacy – The Online Generation Wants It

webmaster /June 16, 2013

CHICAGO (AP) — The generation that’s grown up posting their lives online wants a little privacy. That’s not what we might expect as we debate just how much access the government should have to our mobile and online lives. But as it turns out, young people are much more complex than some may think when Continue Reading →