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New Study On Google Shows The Power Of Search Engine Bias

According to Dr. Robert Epstein, the Search Engine Manipulation Effect (SEME) can alter political beliefs of unsuspecting users between 20 to 80 percent based on how positive or negative candidates are shown to be on the first two pages of results or the suggested searches bar.

Big Tech Scrambles To Meet Upcoming Data Protection Compliance

With the much anticipated General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) less than a month away from coming into law, companies are scrambling to restructure their services to achieve compliance.

The Billion Dollar Lawsuit Against Facebook’s Facial Recognition Software

A federal judge has ruled to proceed with a 2015 class action lawsuit accusing the techno-monopoly Facebook of violating state laws regarding data harvesting through facial recognition software.

Google Lawsuit: Senior Engineer Wanted To Brick Trump's Phone, Delete Gmail

New evidence from the ongoing James Damore lawsuit against Google revealed some at the company wanted to go to extreme measures to get back at Donald Trump. 

As China Leads Green Energy, It No Longer Wants Our Garbage

Though China has been the global climate-change whipping-boy for some time, they are quickly becoming a leader in green energy - and they are cutting back on accepting our waste. 

3 Major Takeaways From Zuckerberg's Congressional Testimony

In the wake of Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony over Facebook's involvement in the 2016 election, there are a few key issues worth discussing. 

U.S. And U.K. Warn Of Russian Router-Hacking Campaign

Reports identify two purposes for the attacks - to access valuable intellectual property to utilize or leak publically and to gain control of as many internet-connected devices as possible to harness computing power for future attacks.

Experts Concerned Over Growing Security Threats Posed By 'Internet Of Things'

As more and more devices become connected to the Internet, security experts are struggling to keep up with the growing number of cyber threats the Internet of Things opens us up to. 

Protection Groups Accuse YouTube Of Illegally Collecting Children’s Data

A coalition of more than 20 online advocacy groups has filed a complaint with the FTC, arguing YouTube has been illegally harvesting the data of child users. 

Dreaded Zeus Trojan Reemerges In Latest Malware Attack

Researchers claim the Chthonic banking virus, a variant of the Zeus Trojan works by infecting content management systems and displaying genuine-looking update notifications that contain malicious files.