"The giant data monopolies want one thing: more and more data to drive their huge profits. Entrusting Amazon's Alexa to dispense health advice to patients simply opens the door to the holy grail – our NHS data. This is the beginning of a Mission Creep," he said in a Tweet. … [Read more...] about Amazon Alexa given new NHS health advice role: But what about patient privacy?
Uk government allows huawei a role in its 5g network
In most cases, they replaced videos of popular cartoon shows with videos of Arabic memes, Brazilian hip-hop songs, slideshows of various memes and funny images, and videos of Ricardo Milos, a well-known Brazilian male stripper who has become an internet meme. … [Read more...] about Cartoon Network websites hacked to show Arabic memes, male stripper videos
Your political party affiliation might impact your perception of how science works, according to the data presented by Funk. While this difference is negligible among Republicans and Democrats with a low amount of scientific knowledge, 40 percent of Republicans with a high amount of scientific knowledge (as based on an 11-item survey) said that the scientific method can be used to produce any conclusion the researcher wants, rather than accurate results. In contrast, just 14 percent of democrats with high scientific knowledge fell into this category, with 86 percent saying the scientific method produces accurate results. … [Read more...] about Do you trust science? These five factors play a big role
As a result, addresses that automatically travel between Macs and Google servers are sent as plain text, independent privacy researcher Ashkan Soltani wrote in The Washington Post last Monday. He provided the above screenshot demonstrating that Address Book contents appear in the clear to anyone who has the ability to monitor traffic over a Wi-Fi network or other connection. His observation came 15 months after another Mac user also warned that the Mac app offered no way to enable HTTPS when syncing e-mail address lists with Gmail. … [Read more...] about How Apple’s Address Book app could allow the NSA to harvest your contacts
One of the biggest reasons the S20 is worth upgrading to is its display. Just like the S10, you're getting a fantastic AMOLED panel with a crisp Quad HD+ resolution. Where the S20 shows its dominance, however, is with its refresh rate. Where the S10's display refreshes at a traditional 60Hz, the S20 offers double the speed at 120Hz. This means everything on the S20 looks substantially faster and smoother, and even if you're not a specs geek, it's an improvement you'll instantly be able to recognize and appreciate. … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S20 vs. Galaxy S10: Should you upgrade?