Tag: Data

  • Elon Tells Twitter He Needs Moar Data, Twitter Gives It to Him

    Elon Tells Twitter He Needs Moar Data, Twitter Gives It to Him

    Photo: Frederic J. Brown (Getty Images) A beleaguered Twitter really wants its billionaire suitor to get this deal over with already. Watch Spoilers of the Week | June 24th 02:50 Now playing Is This the End of Apple’s Lightning Cable? Yesterday 11:02AM 02:11 Now playing Baratunde Thurston on Filming “America Outdoors” Wednesday 4:33PM Earlier this […]

  • TikTok Leak Alleges User Data Isn’t Private: ‘Everything Is Seen in China’

    TikTok Leak Alleges User Data Isn’t Private: ‘Everything Is Seen in China’

    Photo: Kevin Frayer (Getty Images) TikTok’s user data drama is back On Friday Chinese-owned TikTok announced it completed the migration of its American user data to Oracle-owned U.S.-based servers, ostensibly bringing to close a years-long national security debate between the company and the U.S. government. We say “ostensibly” because the announcement came within hours of […]

  • Remote Learning Software Tracked Kids’ Data to Sell to Advertisers and Brokers: Report

    Remote Learning Software Tracked Kids’ Data to Sell to Advertisers and Brokers: Report

    Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) The kids are not alright, and tech companies know it thanks to the data they’ve been lapping up like mosquitos in a blood bank. Programs that students were using to learn from home during the worst days of the pandemic were also tracking their data and analyzing their habits, which […]