Office Depot and California-based tech support firm Support.com have agreed to settle for $35 million after being charged by the FTC on allegations that the companies scammed customers into spending millions of dollars on unnecessary services. Office Depot and its software supplier that offers online technical support, Support.com, have both agreed to pay a total of $35 million … [Read more...] about Office Depot Settles with FTC over Tech Support Scam
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I was driving home last weekend when I got a call from my aunt, who had just hung up from a call that left her puzzled. She said the person on the other end of the phone said they were from Apple and that her iCloud account was disabled.To fix it, they needed her to go to the store and buy a Google Play gift card and read them the number to pay for the reactivation of her … [Read more...] about No, Apple tech support will never call you, especially asking for money
Successful entrepreneurs say that for a small business to prosper, it must understand its customer inside out, which puts Kayam Iqbal in a pretty good position, because he was his target client: an Armed Forces leaver looking to secure a civilian job. "Transitioning from the military after 12 years of service was really tough," admits the founder of OppO Recruitment, which … [Read more...] about ‘I wanted to set up a company to help people like me’
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Major technology companies and internet service providers told a U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday they support federal legislation to protect data privacy but want Congress to preempt tough new rules adopted by California. Len Cali, senior vice president for global public policy at AT&T Inc., Andrew DeVore, vice president and associate general … [Read more...] about Tech companies back U.S. privacy law if it preempts California’s
Now, it might seem, is the golden age of female agency—a newly empowered era for women, or something approaching it, a time when cheeky porn stars taunt presidents on Twitter, fed-up movie actresses tell what producers did to them in hotel rooms and restaurant basements, and serial abusers suffer, at long last, some consequences for their acts. Somewhere, as I write this, … [Read more...] about I Rewatched Anita Hill’s Testimony. So Much Has Changed. So Much Hasn’t.