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Saturday 23 September 2017
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Category: Mark’s Corner

Facebook’s Dirty Little Secret

Are you a Facebook subscriber? According to the company’s third quarter report, 1.55 billion of you are monthly active users. That’s a...

Encryption Is Not The Problem

The recent, senseless tragedies in Paris and Mali are mind benders that cause us to once again question the fairness of life and the world...

Steve Jobs’ Greatest Notoriety: Elevating Tim Cook

Steve Jobs is back all over the media and movie screens these days – as Hollywood portrays its take of his genius and his warts. At...

Ashley Madison’s Privacy ‘Oops’

Ashley Madison is a different kind of company — feeding the appetites of the curious, the forlorn and the insatiable. Could that have...

Microsoft’s Remarkable Pivot: Windows 10 Abandons Privacy

You can read all you want about Windows 10 powerful new privacy features, but that doesn’t mean you have them. The Windows 10...

The Fly in Google’s Alphabet Soup

Good alphabet soup, like a Scrabble board, has 26 letters just like the English alphabet. We use them to form words, sentences, thoughts,...

Sex, Poop and Social Media

Last September, faculty members at Colgate University tried to strike back against racial posts and bathroom wall chatter posted on Yik...

Privacy Wars: A Tale of Two Tims

The gloves are officially off in Silicon Valley. As web founder Tim Berners-Lee circles the globe calling for a web privacy Magna Carta to...

Why Does Europe Hate Silicon Valley?

Americans love sightseeing in Europe. Europeans love jetting around the United States. We admire the Beatles, French Impressionists,...

Hello Facebook, Goodbye Privacy: FB’s Rogue “Hello Android” app

Smartphones these days tend to be more about the “smart” and less about the phone. With all the cool apps and features we can...