The information these companies are gathering includes not just your name and contact details, but things you might not want anyone to know such as your sexual orientation, religion and medical conditions — all of which could even be made available to a prospective employer trying to decide whether to hire you.
Being a celebrity isn’t without its challenges. Sure, they enjoy money, parties and luxuries we all wish we had like personal chefs and weekly esthetician visits, but they also can’t leave the house without a bodyguard and everything they say and do is constantly under public scrutiny. And every so often they crack under the […]
Your smartphone is indeed, very smart. In fact, at a recent event during which Motorola introduced a new lineup of Droids, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said they’re actually better than desktop PCs. “If you think about it, this is an even more powerful computer because it has a location and it’s something that […]
Email can be a real problem-reading it all, responding in a timely manner, keeping the inbox uncluttered and organizing messages so they can be retrieved later, if need be. And even if you don’t get hundreds of messages a day, most people feel some frustration with email, particularly if you’re trying to deal with […]
The entertainment industry has been working for years to stop the piracy of digital music, movies and TV shows. Lately, those efforts are stepping up to a new level through something called the Copyright Alert System (CAS). Also known as the six-strike anti-piracy program, it’s a policy that seeks to educate people about copyrights and […]