In the news: Which tech companies protect your data?

By | May 16, 2014

trustWHICH TECH COMPANIES PROTECT YOUR DATA FROM THE GOVERNMENT?

 We entrust our most sensitive, private, and important information to technology companies like Google, Facebook, and Verizon. Collectively, these companies are privy to the conversations, photos, social connections, and location data of almost everyone online. The choices these companies make affect the privacy of every one of their users. Read the full article…

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GOOGLE HAS MOST OF YOUR EMAIL, EVEN IF YOU DON’T USE GMAIL

Even if you’re careful about choosing how and where your email is sent, chances are you reply to plenty of messages sent from Gmail. And, as it turns out, that probably means that Google has most of your email, whether you like it or not. Read the full article…

 

htc one mini HTC ONE MINI 2 ARRIVES: 4.5-INCH SCREEN, NO SECONDARY CAMERA

HTC has officially launched the HTC One mini 2, a compact, trimmed-down version of its flagship Android phone, the HTC One M8.  Visually, there are no big surprises here. The HTC One mini 2 has a 4.5-inch screen (as opposed to HTC One M8′s 5-inch form factor), and its looks are pretty much copied from its big brother. Read the full article…

smartband wrist-578-80SONY SMARTBAND LANDS IN AUSTRALIA, TELSTRA FIRST TO HAVE IT ON HAND

Sony has announced that its SmartBand fitness tracker is now available in Australia through Sony online, Sony centres/kiosks and through Telstra.
You can pick it up outright for $159, or if you’re going through Telstra, you can add it to your current mobile plan. Read the full article…

outlook OUTLOOK.COM ROLLS OUT NEW FEATURES, LOOKS MORE LIKE GMAIL

Microsoft added new features to Outlook.com on Tuesday, making its email client look much more like Gmail. The updates include new ways to filter and organize emails, an undo function, in-line reply and improvements to chat. The software giant has been trying to lure more users to Outlook.com (previously called Hotmail) in recent months. Late last year, Microsoft added a feature that allows Gmail users to seamlessly import their accounts to Outlook.com. Read the full article…

 

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