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A leading mortgage settlement and title insurance company, First American Financial Corporation, left hundreds of millions of customer records accessible on the web, including personal information such as Social Security numbers, according to a report on a security blog Friday.

  • May 24, 2019

  • May 24, 2019

  • May 16, 2019

The groups allege Echo Dot Kids Edition collects voice recordings of users under 13. identifying information on users under 13 and that the system’s parental controls are flawed

  • May 9, 2019

Video games popular among kids would be prohibited from offering "loot boxes," or randomized assortments of digital weapons, clothing and other items that can be purchased for a fee, under new federal legislation previewed by Republican Sen. Josh Hawley.

  • May 8, 2019

The bans are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enforcing its hate speech policies under pressure from civil rights groups.

  • May 2, 2019

YouTube recommended one video source above all others to viewers seeking information, a watchdog says: RT, the global media operation funded by the Russian government.

  • Apr 26, 2019

The organization issued new guidelines for kids under five on how they should interact -- or avoid -- electronic screens.

  • Apr 24, 2019

The Sri Lankan government’s decision to shutter access to social-media sites after Sunday’s deadly bombings may mark a turning point in how countries around the world perceive Silicon Valley -- and their willingness act to stop the spread of falsehoods online.

  • Apr 22, 2019

Apple announced Wednesday that it would block access to a port that law enforcement uses to crack into iPhones, a move that could reignite debate over whether tech companies are doing enough to help authorities probing serious crimes.

  • Jun 13, 2018
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