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Is Chrome’s incognito mode actually incognito?

Google is making Incognito Mode more incognito, a report by 9to5Google claims. Currently, Incognito Mode does not really hide your presence from websites because web developers can still detect if you’re using the mode in the first... Read More

Google Chrome will start globally blocking harmful ads

Google Chrome will begin blocking harmful ads worldwide from July 2019, following the new standards determined by the Coalition for Better Ads. “Today, the Coalition for Better Ads announced that it is expanding their initial Better Ads Standards... Read More

The #WinterSolstice and Google’s Doodle

For those living in the Northern Hemisphere, Dec. 21 marks the beginning of the longest night of the year — and, of course, the shortest day. The date and time of Winter Solstice, featured in a special Google Doodle Friday, vary by the year, though... Read More

The Best Travel App Is Facebook Local

Facebook Local is the social network’s latest app feeding from its plethora of information. However, instead of allowing you to publish pictures of babies that your other half didn’t want you posting, or lending data to Cambridge Analytica, Local... Read More

#GDPR goes live in the U.S. – May 25th

On May 25, a new law called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going into effect in the European Union. The law was created to protect EU citizens from potential abuses, like the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal. Though the timing may... Read More

Smartphones Are Not Little Televisions

Facebook’s head of content strategy and planning Matthew Henick told an audience at MIPTV that content producers need to stop regarding smartphones as a smaller TV screen and start seeing them as a way of connecting with the... Read More

Steps to opt out of Facebook’s platform data sharing

You shouldn’t have to do this. You shouldn’t have to wade through complicated privacy settings in order to ensure that the companies with which you’ve entrusted your personal information are making reasonable, legal efforts to protect it.... Read More

Ways To Avoid Phishing and Ransomware

In many of the recent attacks, the initial entry point into the target organization has been attributed to employee error. Specifically, employees have clicked on attachments or hyperlinks in email or on web sites that provide the means of compromising... Read More

The state of podcasting…

When the IAB kicked off its third annual podcast upfront, it looked and felt very different from previous years. Before last year’s event, attendees anticipated the debut of IAB guidelines for the format. This year, attendees have had months to... Read More

How many new phishing sites pop up every month?

Every month, almost 1.5 million new phishing websites are created. This is according to a new report by Webroot, showing just how big of an industry phishing really is. The Webroot Quarterly Threat Trends Report says that 1.385 million new... Read More

#WhyDidNexflixCancelMyShow @latenightparent

Listen to “[email protected] #WhyDidNexflixCancelMyShow” on Spreaker. Join Rich Valdez and Ted Hicks as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses the latest trends and game changers in parenting, technology, education, sports &... Read More

Who are the self-driving car start-ups to watch?

Google, Uber and Intel are just some of the tech giants best known for their efforts to manufacture a self-driving car, there are also hundreds of sprouting start-ups developing various aspects of this technology. Comet Labs in the US has... Read More

What’s the 411 on #FakeNews sites?

Facebook, Google, and Twitter have recently been facing scrutiny for promoting fake news stories. Depending on your sources and who you believe, fake news played and is still playing a role in the 2016 presidential election. However, fake news is... Read More

Interested in stopping fake news sites – go where the money is….

Since the Presidential election two weeks ago, there has been an enormous amount of consternation and hand-wringing over highly-profitable websites that make up completely fake political news stories that spread like wildfire on the... Read More

What Store Traffic Data Reveals About Black Friday Shopping – @Google

An infographic created by Google shows how business ebbs and flows from Thanksgiving Day to when shoppers finally drop off. It also shows how the three busiest days of the year compare with other weekends during the holiday season. Here are a few key... Read More

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