Google users are automatically logged in to Chrome
Google is strongly criticized for a feature that has recently been enabled on the web browser Chrome. Users who have Chrome 69 or newer and log in to a Google service are also automatically logged in to the web browser. It's an update that Google hasn't released and one that has serious consequences... Read more
Canadian data firm AIQ is the first to receive a GDPR warning
The Canadian data firm AggregateIQ (AIQ) has the dubious honour of being the first to receive a GDPR warning. The British Information Commissioner Office (ICO) accuses the company of processing people's data for purposes they did not expect.
According to the BBC, AIQ has protested and is appealing a... Read more
Equities Red Hat decline in value after lower turnover
Red Hat was unable to meet analysts' expectations when presenting its quarterly results. As a result, the value of the company's shares fell by 7 percent.
Red Hat turned in the second quarter of this year's sales of $ 823 million. However, the expectations are lower and higher. Analysts assumed a t... Read more
National Police is fined by the Personal Data Authority
The National Police do not do enough to check who sees or uses certain data. For this reason, the Personal Data Authority has decided to impose a fine of 40,000 euros on the National Police. Previously, the police were ordered to take additional measures within six months to prevent unauthorised per... Read more
Amazon wants to have 3,000 cash-less supermarkets by 2021.
Amazon plans to open up to 3,000 cash-less supermarkets in the next few years. At the moment there are only a few of them, so the expansion would be a pretty aggressive step in the market. An interesting one too, because Amazon sees great potential for the concept.
That's what anonymous sources with... Read more
Few companies meet the requirements of GDPR
New research shows that very few companies meet the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Since EU rules came into force three months ago, not all businesses have yet complied with the legislation.
The survey was conducted by data company Talend SA, which states that 98 per... Read more
Developer Brave-browser: Google and other adtech companies violate GDPR
The team behind the Brave-browser has filed a complaint about Google with the authorities in Ireland and the United Kingdom. The company would have violated the new privacy rules in force since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Other ad tech companies are said to hav... Read more
AR and VR will be widely used in a business context in 2021.
By 2021, companies are expected to make use of augmented and virtual reality as standard. This is predicted by the Capgemini company, which predicts that there will be a major shift in the way in which companies use the techniques over the next three years. They will increasingly realise the added v... Read more
Tor Project launches first mobile browser for Android
The Tor Project, the organization behind the privacy oriented Tor network, has launched the first mobile version of its Tor browser for Android. It replaces the unofficial Orfox browser, which is being discontinued.
The Tor-browser for Android is available for free in the Google Play Store and is cu... Read more
Very popular macOS app turned out to contain spyware
A number of apps have been found in the MacOS App Store that are used to spy on consumers and steal their data. The apps have been removed by Apple, but would have been very popular.
Security firm Malwarebytes reported this yesterday. Security researcher Patrick Wardle also wrote an extensive blog a... Read more