Amazon Gives Access To 1,700 Alexa Audio Home Files To The Wrong Guy

Amazon’s Alexa has been caught eavesdropping again.When a German Amazon customer requested his archived data to review, he received a link to 1,700 Alexa audio files that belonged to a complete stranger.The files provided much of the same kind of recorded information that would likely be collected by a bug planted in someone’s house. A…

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Facebook’s Colossally Bad Year

A New York Times investigation revealed Tuesday that Facebook has underplayed the extent to which it shared user data with other entities. Unbeknownst to users, the social media giant allowed major tech companies wide access to personal information: for example, Amazon and Microsoft could obtain email addresses, and Spotify and Netflix could read, edit and…

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Meghan Markle Tops Google’s Global Trending Charts For 2018

It’s official! The world went mad for Meghan Markle in 2018.Well, with online searches, at least.Google revealed Wednesday that the Duchess of Sussex was its top trending topic worldwide over the last year for “people.”It’s not really much of a surprise, given that Markle tied the knot with Prince Harry during a star-studded ceremony in…

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Barack Obama Beats Donald Trump In Twitter 2018 Showdown

Former President Barack Obama features high in Twitter’s most “liked” and quoted tweets of 2018.President Donald Trump doesn’t. But the incumbent in the White House did scoop the title of “most tweeted about political figure” in the U.S. in the social media platform’s annual roundup, which it released Wednesday.That shouldn’t come as a surprise, however, given…

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