A company in the UK has sued Google for theft of trade secrets and backs up its claims by pointing to notes left by Google staff in returned copies of its own documents.
Change your iPhone's default setting for Background App Refresh to prevent apps from tracking you and otherwise helping themselves to your private data even when the apps aren't active.
Organizations have little incentive to invest in authentication systems that offer better protection from theft than the nearly porous password-based security we rely on today.
Big money has become such an integral part of politics that office holders and would-be office holders can accept millions of dollars from special interests without any taint of corruption. Is government by the highest bidder what our forefathers had in mind?
Opera is the little browser than can -- and does. The program is fast and efficient: it gets the job done without taking a big bite out of your system resources.
Online tracking is here to stay, but the EFF's Privacy Badger add-on for Chrome and Firefox can help keep the commercial trackers at bay.
Posting an anonymous negative comment about an organization could lead to a threat of legal action against the site to reveal your name, and against you for defamation.
Free alternatives are available for nearly every application an individual is likely to need -- excluding operating systems and professional apps such as Photoshop and Final Cut Pro. Here's a roundup of the best freebie replacements for MS Office, security apps, and system utilities. Plus: the best sites for finding your own no-charge apps.
My friend Zarpaden contacted me recently to ask about a cloud storage service his Mac was prompting him to use. Zarp had plenty of storage space on his system and was rightly concerned about his pictures and letters and other personal stuff on who-knows-which Web server for anyone and his Uncle Pacheco to view at their pleasure and Zarp's pain.