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Snapchat finally delivers those TrueDepth-enhanced AR Lenses

First demoed at the September iPhone event in 2017, the souped-up selfie lenses are finally ready for your close-up.

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How Zuckerberg will prevent future Cambridge Analytica scandals at Facebook: Rein in third-party apps

Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed the data privacy scandals involving Cambridge Analytica, outlining nine ways it will restrict your information to third-party developers. Only one will have any immediate impact.

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Why email is the best social network

The #DeleteFacebook trend has users searching for a better social network. Guess what: You’re soaking in it.

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The new social media imperative: Distance yourself

As Facebook just learned, a social network’s reputation can sour in an instant. Here’s how to save your own.

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How to download your Facebook data

What exactly is on your Facebook profile? You can peruse your profile online, but that doesn't tell the whole story. The easiest way to see your Facebook data is to download it.

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Mobile apps: You use, you lose, warn campaign groups

The Center for Humane Technology and Common Sense want to warn kids about mobile apps they say are addictive

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Facebook must face privacy lawsuit in Austria, EU court rules

Facebook must defend its privacy policy against a consumer lawsuit in an Austrian court, the European Union’s highest court has ruled. Its judgement has consequences for all businesses handling the personal information of consumers in...

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5 tips for executives who hate social media

Building an executive brand means you’ll need an online presence — but maintaining your online identity doesn’t have to be a burden, even if you hate social media.

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Tech Talk: The technology that scares us

Halloween may be over, but the frights remain. Whether it's from the loss of privacy from Alexa or Google Home, fake news on social media or A.I. the future could be a tech dystopia.

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Tech Talk: The technology that scares us

Whether it's from the loss of privacy from Alexa or Google Home, fake news on social media or A.I., the future could be a tech dystopia. Our tech panel looks at where we are, where we're going, what what keeps us up at night.

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Facebook tests stand-alone Workplace Chat app

The social network has quietly published a standalone Workplace Chat app to complement its existing browser-based Workplace enterprise networking service.

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How to survive in the fake-information age

Understanding the emerging world of 'fake everything' is vital for figuring out what you and your company can do about it.

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Stardust: Movies & TV Reactions review: Record and share your reactions to movies, trailers, and TV shows

Who do you trust more, the opinions of friends and family, or critics and algorithms?

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Disinformation as a service? DaaS not good!

'Computational propaganda' started in politics, but may be coming soon to the world of business.

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How much is a good deal worth?

When advertising crosses the line into invasion of privacy, consumers need to ask hard questions about what personal data they’re giving away.

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Smartphones make people distracted and unproductive

A smartphone can sap attention even when it's not in use or turned off and in your pocket. That doesn't bode well for productivity.

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Five new threats to your mobile security

Cyber criminals are stepping up their attacks on mobile devices with new weapons and variations on old ones.

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Why LinkedIn Premium is worth the money

LinkedIn Premium doesn’t come cheap. But subscribers say the service is well worth the money, and new features and improved access to data, analytics and training could win over even the most skeptical LinkedIn user.

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