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Privacy People are throwing away their Fitbits over fears about privacy after Google announces $2.1 billion buyout of the wearable tech company

Strong privacy and security guidelines have been part of Fitbit’s DNA since day one ... We will give Fitbit users the choice to review, move, or delete their data.' ...

Privacy The biggest myths about the next billion internet users

Privacy has become of paramount concern to users in the West. Even Facebook is now calling itself a “privacy-focused social platform.” The question remains on where the next billion users stand...

Privacy Healthcare Data Breaches Costs Industry $4 Billion by Year's End, 2020 Will Be Worse Reports New Black Book Survey

92% of the data security product or service decisions since 2016 were made at the C level ... Still, no marketing executive surveyed reported allocating 2020 budget funds to combat the consequences...

Privacy Google To Buy Fitbit For $2.1 Billion, What About Privacy Concerns?

Twitterer @lutherlowe outlined some of these data elements here: A number of other members of the Twittersphere expressed privacy concerns about the deal and felt that it was more about getting the...

Privacy Data and the allure of the enterprise wellness market drive Google's $2.1 billion Fitbit grab, but privacy concerns won't be healthy

But it’s not just Europe that is likely ring the alarm bells. Earlier this year a study, led by the University of California, analysed data covering more than 15,000 Americans and flagged up ...

Privacy We're Surrounded by Billions of Internet-connected Devices. Can We Trust Them?

The Internet of Things can make all such things happen ... "These attacks show how IoT technologies are challenging our cultural assumptions about security and privacy and will hopefully motivate...

Privacy Billions Worth Of Private Jets, Superyachts, And Mansions Have Been Bought With Corrupt Wealth

This wealth is now known to include seven private jets worth £170 million ($219 million), three luxury yachts worth £237 million ($305 million) and over £5 billion ($6.4 billion) worth of real estate.

Privacy Firefox blocked 450 billion privacy invasions in less than 4 months

That comes out to 175 trackers per Firefox browser per day. “I’m a specialist in privacy on the web, and it still was pretty shocking to see those numbers all added up,” she says. Now, users will...

Privacy U.S. Digital Ad Revenue Climbs to $57.9 Billion in First Half 2019, up 17% YOY, According to IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report

IAB has joined forces with Privacy for America to advocate for national laws that ... and the vast potential of 5G." IAB sponsors the IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report, which is conducted ...

Privacy Report: Private equity firm eyes Tech Data for potential $5 billion acquisition

Tech Data's stock closed at $111.34 on Tuesday ... Use of and/or registration on any portion of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (updated 5/24/18) and Privacy Policy and...

Privacy No-Deal Brexit Could Endanger Billions of Data Transfers; Some Firms Move Data Centers

Though not as visible as lines of trucks backing up at ports, disruption to data would affect more of Britain’s economy, four-fifths of which is services, not goods. To avoid heavy fines and...

Privacy A No-Deal Brexit Would Throw Billions of Data Transfers Into Legal Limbo

Though not as visible as lines of trucks backing up at ports, disruption to data would affect more of Britain’s economy, four-fifths of which is services, not goods. To avoid heavy fines and...

Privacy Inexpensive, unpatched phones put billions of users’ privacy at risk

Privacy, it seems, is increasingly a luxury reserved for those who can afford it. "Free" services are rarely free, and in the 21st century, the adage seems to be that if you aren't paying with ...

Privacy Californian businesses will pay $55 billion for data privacy law

A new regulatory impact analysis on the impact of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) estimates the initial costs for state business compliance with the new data privacy law to be $55 billion.

Privacy California's new privacy law could cost companies a total of $55 billion to get in compliance

A report found firms may have to pay up to $55 billion in initial compliance costs as a result of California's new privacy bill. Since many California businesses had to comply with Europe's General...

Privacy Facebook says UK-US data sharing agreement will not cost privacy of billions

A landmark data access agreement between the UK and the US will allow law enforcement to demand access to criminals’ data from tech firms, though Facebook warns it will not compromise the privacy...

Privacy Facebook’s $5 Billion Privacy Settlement Argued Consumers Weren’t Harmed. Experts Think the Damage Was Incalculable

New documents reveal that Facebook didn’t think it harmed consumers when it allowed data from up to to 85 million accounts to be harvested by data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica in 2016.

Privacy Compliance Costs for California Privacy Law Pegged at $55 Billion

California’s government said that preparing for its sweeping privacy law, effective in January, is expected to cost businesses about $55 billion, with smaller companies likely having a harder time ...

Privacy Advent Raises $2 Billion for Debut Technology Fund

Advent International is the latest private-equity firm to bet big on technology. The firm said Wednesday it had raised $2 billion for its debut fund dedicated to investments in software companies...

Privacy Exclusive: 1 Billion Google Calendar Users Are One Click Away From Privacy Disaster

On September 9, I reported that Google was finally, more than two years after first being notified of the problem, working on fixing the malicious invites issue for 1 billion users of Google Calendar.