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Mar 29, 2012

Indians choose net privacy over $1 million

Survey shows the internet is becoming intrinsic to many Indian’s daily lives, and that they value online privacy highly. #India #internet use #online life #privacy #Survey #TechBuzz

Mar 28, 2012

Murdoch’s new problem: Accused of hacking Sky TV peers

BBC reveals Murdoch-funded hacking operation which took down key UK competitor. Denials ring hollow after Australian newspaper releases 14,000 emails that back up BBC story. #Hacking #ITV Digital #News Corporation #Pay TV #Sky Digital #ThatsJustWrong

Mar 27, 2012

Cheers Sibal! UK politicians also want to censor Google

A UK parliamentary committee concludes that Google, Twitter and Facebook should be forced to censor content if it is found to be invading someone’s privacy. #Censorship #Google #HowThisWorks #privacy #social media

Mar 26, 2012

Why demanding your FB password is a rights violation

There are no circumstances in which an employer should be allowed to go rummaging around in an employee or job candidates’ private social media profiles. #Ethics #facebook #InsecureNet #Password #privacy #social networks #Web 2.0

Mar 22, 2012

Wind energy might become a REAL option for India

India could benefit 20 to 30 times more from wind energy than it thinks, says study from US Department of Energy. #Energy #India #Renewable energy #What'sNext #Wind power

Mar 21, 2012

Overheating iPads are a storm in a teacup

Reports that the iPad 3 is overheating are ‘overblown’, says expert. #Apple #iPad 3 #overheating #ToTheContrary

Mar 20, 2012

Android ad networks found accessing users’ private data

Research shows that although Android apps are explicit about what permissions they need to function, ad networks can hijack these permissions, and thus data, without the user’s knowledge. #Android #apps #HowThisWorks #Malware #Security

Mar 12, 2012

If your last name is Chutia, your FB a/c might be blocked!

The accusation reveals the difficulty that the social network faces in policing its real names policy. #facebook #HowThisWorks #Salman Rushdie #World Wide Web

Mar 8, 2012

Experts ask for online help to crack lethal Duqu virus

Researchers analysing the computer malware Duqu have hit a brick wall and are asking the programming community to help identify a mysterious code at the heart of the worm. #Duqu #InsecureNet #Malware #Stuxnet #Windows

Mar 5, 2012

Android users beware: Hackers have it real easy on your phone

Serious flaws in Android’s security put users’s phone call, texts, location data and photos at risk. Meanwhile, America’s NSA develop a way to hold super-secure phone calls on Android. #Android #InsecureNet #Security #smartphones
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