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The US government is urging Apple to unlock a gunman's iPhone, but experts explain why that would create a privacy nightmare for iPhone owners

The US government is urging Apple to unlock a gunman's iPhone, but experts explain why that would create a privacy nightmare for iPhone owners

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Apple's decision not to unlock or create a backdoor into the iPhones used by a gunman in a Florida shooting last month puts the tech giant at odds with the United States...
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The 5 most valuable US tech companies are now worth more than $5 trillion after Alphabet's record close

The 5 most valuable US tech companies are now worth more than $5 trillion after Alphabet's record close

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Google-parent Alphabet soared to a $1 trillion valuation Thursday, pushing the total value of the five biggest tech companies to a record $5 trillion. Apple and Microsoft both...
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Joe Biden slams Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook for having too much power: 'I've never been a big Zuckerberg fan. I think he's a real problem'

Joe Biden slams Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook for having too much power: 'I've never been a big Zuckerberg fan. I think he's a real problem'

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg over misinformation on the platform and privacy concerns. "I've never been a big Zuckerberg fan. I...
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The 5 most valuable US tech companies are now worth more than $5 trillion after Alphabet's record close

The 5 most valuable US tech companies are now worth more than $5 trillion after Alphabet's record close

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Google-parent Alphabet soared to a $1 trillion valuation Thursday, pushing the total value of the five biggest tech companies to a record $5 trillion. Apple and Microsoft both...
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Nancy Pelosi slams Facebook, calling the tech giant 'shameful' and 'very irresponsible'

Nancy Pelosi slams Facebook, calling the tech giant 'shameful' and 'very irresponsible'

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized Facebook on Thursday, highlighting brewing concerns over the social media giant's size and influence as well as its impact on election...
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28 ways companies and governments can collect your personal data and invade your privacy every day

28 ways companies and governments can collect your personal data and invade your privacy every day

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

In modern life, privacy is no longer a given - people are being tracked on their daily commute, at work, online, and when they're shopping. That's because data is valuable. In...
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How Tim Cook's Apple just became the accidental test case in a clash about capitalism

How Tim Cook's Apple just became the accidental test case in a clash about capitalism

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Readers, and welcome to this week's edition of Trending, the newsletter where we highlight BI Prime's biggest tech stories. I'm Alexei Oreskovic, Business Insider's West Coast...
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Amazon's head of devices says the smart home is still 'too complicated' - and working with major rivals like Apple and Google is the way to fix it

Amazon's head of devices says the smart home is still 'too complicated' - and working with major rivals like Apple and Google is the way to fix it

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Although the rise of virtual assistants like Amazon's Alexa has made it easier to use connected household products, smart home devices are still generally "too complicated...
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YouTube's big changes to ads on children's content is hitting creator revenue by as much as 50%, says a CEO who helps manage 4,300 channels

YouTube's big changes to ads on children's content is hitting creator revenue by as much as 50%, says a CEO who helps manage 4,300 channels

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

YouTube creators are already beginning to feel the impact of the platform's new rules governing children's content, according to entertainment company Yoola, which helps...
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Verizon offers no-tracking search engine, promises to protect your privacy

Verizon offers no-tracking search engine, promises to protect your privacy

5 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Verizon's OneSearch, a privacy-focused search engine. Verizon today launched a new search engine, claiming that its " OneSearch " service will offer users more...
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Paul Rudd was the happiest man in the Chiefs' locker room as the team celebrated their AFC title

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Elon Musk refused to break out his dad dancing after the Crew Dragon's...

Elon Musk refused to break out his dad dancing after the Crew Dragon's successful safety test, but promised to bring it back after the spacecraft's launch

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