Setup Distribution on the Google Chrome Store

Chrome Web Store

We’ve been sharing a few interesting sessions from Google I/O, as the company has been making them available on YouTube. Last week saw a slew of them uploaded, but Google just added a bunch more.

The Internet of Things Relies on Government Understanding the Technology

Government around the world play a key role in whether IoT becomes a mainstream technology sooner rather than later.

5 Best Outdoor Adventure Channels on YouTube

Ever since the TV show Survivorman first aired there has been a demand for bushcraft/survivalist/outdoors content on television and with most types of programming, you can now find similar content on YouTube.

Facebook Is Making Its Own VR World

After purchasing Oculus, Facebook has been trying to increase the popularity of the platform. In its latest attempt to entice you into the world of VR, they’re creating an immersive environment called Horizon.

Facebook Rejects Justice Department Request To Cancel Chat Encryption Plans

Facebook Messenger Encryption

In a rare turn of events, executives at the social media giant Facebook told US Attorney General William Barr that they would not provide law enforcement with access to Facebook Messenger & WhatsApp before a senate hearing regarding encryption scheduled for today.

Twitter Adding More Options For 2FA Authentication

Twitter is adding the ability to choose other methods for two-factor authentication besides receiving a text message (SMS). The alternate methods include using a one time key via an authentication app or a hardware security key.

Privacy Issue in iPhone 11 Pro Prevents Users from Turning Off Location Data Collection

Well known security expert, KrebsOnSecurity, recently discovered a privacy issue with iPhone 11 Pro. The researcher found that Apple’s latest phone will still continue to collect location data even if you’ve changed the individual settings to disable location data.

FBI Warns Users Of Vulnerabilities In Smart TVs

The FBI recently put out a blog post warning people about how malicious people or organizations could spy on you by way of your smart TV.

Google Closing Several Services in 2020

In typical Google fashion of throwing spaghetti against the wall to see what sticks, in 2020 they’ll be killing off several services that didn’t garner enough attention.

Facebook Adds Google Photos Transfer Tool

Facebook is planning to put out a tool today allowing users to transfer their photos into Google Photos. Initially, users in Ireland will get the new tool first, followed by a worldwide release early in 2020.

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Twitter is rolling out a new “hide replies” feature

Twitter recently announced a new feature allowing users to hide replies. They’ve been testing it in Canada but have decided to start rolling it out in both the US and Japanese markets. February was the first announcement of the new…

Facebook Dealing With More Privacy Concerns Over Their Portal TV Device

Last year Facebook introduced Portal; a video chat device that works with Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp & Alexa. During the product launch people were loudly voicing their concerns over privacy due to Facebook’s poor history. Now, Facebook wants to go a…

Major Security Flaw Found in LastPass

LastPass, the most well known password manager recently released a big fix that prevents malicious websites from stealing passwords previously entered using their browser extension. Google Project Zero’s Tavis Ormandy found the flaw and revealed it to the company behind…

Facebook Worried About New iOS Privacy Feature

In the coming weeks Apple plans to release an iOS update for iPhone that will alert users to apps collecting location data in the background. However, likely because of Facebooks negative privacy reputation they decided to head off potential revelations…

Facebook under Investigation for Antitrust Violations

Several states are looking into Facebook for possible antitrust law violations, according to the New York attorney general. Letitia James, the New York attorney general is leading the investigation. The other states involved include Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, Ohio, Iowa, North…

Best Privacy Web Browsers

Many of us suspected that the tech giants were funneling our private information directly to government agencies & third parties. However, there have been numerous news reports after the Edward Snowden revelations confirming this as fact. What can you do…