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Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’

Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’

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Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to com...
07:48, 05/15/2019

Pre-saving music online can cost you privacy, report says Fans eager to hear new albums first are warned they give labels extensive access to their data“Pre-saving” albums and singles is an increasingly commo...
07:16, 06/28/2019

Why do gyms play such loud music? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conc...
08:00, 06/18/2019

The iPhone 11 could play music on two pairs of AirPods at once The days of sharing AirPods buds between you and a friend could be coming to an end: a new rumor suggests the iPhone 11 will have the ability to beam ...
12:32, 05/27/2019

Gamers Prepare to Play Music-Festival Stage Music and videogames will converge at the new Metarama festival in Las Vegas this fall, the latest confluence of two industries looking to bank off th...
08:48, 06/19/2019

YouTube Music for Android can play your local song collection If YouTube Music is going to fully replace Google Play Music, it will need to handle many of the features that listeners take for granted -- and now, ...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Play Karaoke Videos for Your Kid Who Loves Music but Hates Reading Some kids are natural bookworms, happy to spend hours of their day curled up in a comfy chair with a stack of chapter books. And some kids are, well, ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Barry's Anthony Carrigan to play most excellent villain in Bill & Ted Face The Music There are many wonderful things about Bill Hader’s Barry, but perhaps none more wonderful than unexpected breakout Anthony Carrigan. His eccentric NoH...
14:32, 06/19/2019

St John's Wood flat overlooking Lords: watch Joe Root and the England team play in the Cricket World Cup from the privacy of your own penthouse With plush interiors and two terraces, the glamorous three-bedroom apartment overlooks the Lord's cricket ground and has fabulous views across London ...
03:00, 05/23/2019

I Love When Video Game Music Is So Good I Forget To Actually Play The Game One of my favorite games of the last several years is Facepalm Games’ The Swapper. I like it for a lot of reasons: it’s got this beautiful stop-motion...
11:00, 07/03/2019

Gentlemen, Start Your Algorithms A racetrack veteran compares the Self Racing Cars contest in California to hot-rod modders of old: “This event, with its hackers, tinkerers and engine...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Here’s how algorithms can protect us against deepfakes Deepfake videos are hard for untrained eyes to detect because they can be quite realistic. Whether used as personal weapons of revenge, to manipulate ...
09:00, 07/13/2019

At Zappos, Algorithms Teach Themselves The online seller of shoes and apparel said a self-learning algorithm has shown promise in solving one of its most perplexing search-engine issues: ir...
05:16, 07/09/2019

Wheels: Gentlemen, Start Your Algorithms A racetrack veteran compares the Self Racing Cars contest in California to hot-rod modders of old: “This event, with its hackers, tinkerers and engine...
12:48, 04/28/2019

Why businesses will have to audit algorithms, AI and account for risk ZDNet caught up with Wharton professor Kartik Hosanagar to talk about his book, "A Human's Guide to Machine Intelligence," and the growing pains of AI...
06:48, 05/03/2019

How to Outsmart Algorithms and Take Control of Your Information Diet “Certain algorithms,” says Tim Cook, “pull you toward the things you already know, believe, or like, and they push away everything else. Push back.” I...
12:48, 05/20/2019

How Facebook and Google are using algorithms to predict your next thought Advertisements follow you everywhere. Google and Facebook have become the de facto diarchs, mining your online attention to track every single move to...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Recommended Reading: Algorithms and school surveillance Aggression Detectors: The unproven, invasive surveillance technology schools are using to monitor students Jack Gillum and Jeff Kao, ProPublica Foll...
12:32, 06/29/2019

U.S. senators say social media letting algorithms 'run wild' A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google unit use algorithms and artific...
10:32, 06/25/2019

'Game of Thrones' fans complain 'The Long Night' was TOO dark and full of terrors Millions of "Game of Thrones" viewers watched "The Long Night," with their eyes wide open and pupils dilated – and not just because they were tr...
07:48, 04/29/2019

This game reveals the hidden racial bias of dating app algorithms It should be no surprise that racial bias factors into swiping matches on dating apps, like Tinder — but algorithms used by these apps may also reinfo...
09:16, 05/29/2019

Amazon Go uses synthetic data to train cashierless store algorithms Amazon shared new details about how it created Go, including the use of synthetic data to generate data to train its AI that powers cashierless stores...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Grand theft consciousness: How quantum algorithms will backdoor human-level AI The Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, as the legend goes, was invented when two oblivious young people walking around eating boring snacks accidentally crash...
20:00, 05/13/2019

France seeks handle on Facebook algorithms to help combat hate speech French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against ha...
06:16, 05/10/2019

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by more than ...
10:16, 07/12/2019

Warner Chappell Music acquires Gene Autry Music Group Warner Chappell Music announced on Thursday that it has acquired the 1,500-plus songs of the Gene Autry Music Group. The “Singing Cowboy’s” catalogue ...
22:16, 05/30/2019

YouTube and Universal Music are teaming up to remaster 1,000 classic music videos We all love revisiting classic music videos from time to time, but it's safe to say that many older clips don't hold up quite as well as the...
21:32, 06/19/2019

College music department resurrects long-lost funk music PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A college music department has helped resurrect the music of a largely forgotten Philadelphia funk band and is hoping to discover ...
05:32, 06/27/2019

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music review: Powerful running watch with integrated music and extensive customization Garmin continues to roll out integrated music support to its line of GPS sports watches, along with a refined user interface and the best smartphone a...
08:48, 04/30/2019

YouTube and Universal Music Group are remastering old music videos YouTube is perhaps the single biggest public repository of music videos, but many are bit outdated, with visuals and audio designed for old TVs with s...
10:48, 06/19/2019

Oppo’s under-display camera tech taps ‘highly transparent’ display material and AI algorithms Oppo's under-display camera technology, which the company says will debut in a consumer device in the near future, features a highly transparent displ...
15:16, 06/26/2019

Video games: More women play now than teen boys do, millennials and boomers play, too Enjoying video games isn't exclusively for pre-pubescent boys or millennials. The term "gamer" includes many of us across generations and genders...
08:16, 07/05/2019

French Open order of play Day 1 - How can I watch, what time does Roger Federer play? "Here is the order of play for the main showcourts on the first day of the French Open (play begins at 1100 GMT). You can watch every ball live on Eur...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Dean Cain to play FBI agent and Trump nemesis Peter Strzok in play Dean Cain will play Peter Strzok, the disgraced FBI agent and nemesis of President Trump, in a stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between St...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Arizona football, other sports extend radio agreements for play-by-play TUCSON – Learfield IMG College and Arizona Athletics have extended their radio agreement with Cumulus Media for an additional five years. With t...
17:32, 06/21/2019

Baseball play-by-play announcer snags foul ball from the booth What a play by the play-by-play guy! An announcer for the Atlantic League’s Somerset Patriots became part of the action Wednesday night when he bare-h...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's  Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add ...
14:16, 06/05/2019

Former champ Ostapenko faces Azarenka in round one, winner to play Osaka, Venus to play Svitolina "The draw for the women’s tournament at the French Open has been completed with the highlight of the opening round seeing former champion Jelena Ostap...
11:48, 05/23/2019

2019 CMT Music Awards: Everything you need to know about the country music awards show The CMT Music Awards air live at 7 p.m. on CMT on Wednesday. See who's performing and who's up for awards.       ...
20:32, 06/05/2019

'(Expletive) play!' Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina rips play that injured Jonathan Lucroy In a profanity-laced post, Cardinals star Yadier Molina let his feelings known regarding the play that injured Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy.  ...
06:48, 07/08/2019

Why play if he needs cart? Past PGA champion John Daly 'feels obligated' to play John Daly, who won the 1991 PGA Championship, says that as a former title winner he "feels obligated" to play this event as long as he can.  ...
19:16, 05/16/2019

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see gre...
17:00, 06/28/2019

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.  &...
11:32, 05/31/2019

Microsoft 365 Gets More Privacy Controls Microsoft has added new features to Microsoft 365 that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investig...
07:48, 05/01/2019

Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now Google Pay is a convenient way to consolidate your various payment methods under one account, and makes online shopping that much more streamlined. Ho...
17:00, 05/16/2019

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help byp...
07:16, 05/22/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic an...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Privacy is Apple’s most premium product Apple announced a bunch of cool stuff at its developer conference yesterday: a new Mac pro, iOS 13 with dark mode, a new photos app, and iPadOS with U...
04:48, 06/04/2019

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)    ...
20:16, 06/03/2019

Apple’s statement on privacy lobbying Apple spokesman Fred Sainz defended Apple’s involvement in efforts to pass privacy legislation: “We believe privacy is a fundamental human right and i...
07:32, 07/15/2019

Hey Google, stop trying to redefine privacy Privacy was one of the themes of Google’s I/O keynote this year, and that’s understandable given what the competition has been doing all t...
16:48, 05/08/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, th...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Having Your Id Scanned at Bars Sucks For Your Privacy We’ve all been there—maybe you’ve had a little too much to drink and a bouncer is questioning your balance as they scan your ID. Unfortunately, at lea...
14:48, 05/30/2019

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, t...
13:32, 06/12/2019

Apple introduces new privacy options At the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 3, Apple revealed new privacy settings including one-time location sharing and a ‘Sign in with Apple’ f...
15:32, 06/03/2019

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying ...
05:32, 07/14/2019

Predicting the future of internet privacy Every day, a new headline reminds us that keeping our online data private remains a constant struggle. Ongoing controversies involving Facebook and ot...
09:32, 07/10/2019

Google: new products, increased privacy (NBC News) The next generation of Google is on display this week at the company’s developer conference. Google unveiled a line of lower-cost Pix...
10:16, 05/09/2019

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data prote...
08:16, 07/07/2019

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to ...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Apple's Period Tracker Will Be Relatively Good for Your Privacy When Apple announced this week that they will add a menstrual cycle tracker to the Apple Watch, they were very careful to emphasize that the data you ...
16:16, 06/04/2019

The Privacy Problems Lurking in Apple's App Store A decade ago, privacy was declared “dead.” Now it’s risen as a global issue that governments, technologists, and consumers are fighting, often without...
13:32, 06/04/2019

Google’s privacy promises don’t sway many experts MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is preparing new privacy tools intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked online. B...
03:32, 05/08/2019

New Firefox Competes With Chrome on Speed And Privacy Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox on Tuesday spotlighting its speed and privacy features as the San Francisco-based open source upstarts conti...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Gmail's log of all of your purchases pops up in the privacy debate As we become ever more aware about the data companies are tracking about us, we're even more concerned about how they're using it. During I/...
22:48, 05/17/2019

Google promises better privacy, smarter AI tools Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're b...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and ch...
10:00, 05/09/2019

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription....
09:48, 07/03/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesda...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Microsoft Insists Improvements in AI Need Not Come at the Cost of Privacy Microsoft announced a "zero-code" experience for the people who don't write code and brought a "code-first" machine learning experience for developers...
10:48, 05/15/2019

Privacy-first browsers look to take the shine off Google’s Chrome Before Google, Facebook and Amazon, tech dominance was known by a single name: Microsoft. And no product was more dominant than Microsoft’s web browse...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policie...
14:48, 06/06/2019

How to Find Google Pay's Hidden Privacy Settings Google Pay is an online paying system and digital wallet that makes it easy to buy anything on your mobile device or with your mobile device. But if y...
15:48, 05/15/2019

Facebook’s ‘privacy-focused’ plan is another diversion When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 2019, he once again outlined the company's new "privacy-focused" vision. It's a message he's ...
09:48, 05/02/2019

AI Weekly: Google focused on privacy at I/O 2019 At I/O 2019, Google made an effort to bring privacy to the fore -- particularly in the area of artificial intelligence and machine learning.Read More...
21:32, 05/10/2019

Apple’s Tim Cook on leaning in to journalism and privacy Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in March that the tech giant was leaning into the news business by launching a news service. Will the company’s enhanced ...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social ...
07:16, 05/02/2019

FTC reportedly investigating YouTube over children's privacy YouTube may have a particularly strong incentive to change how it handles kids' videos -- it appears to be under government scrutiny for its beha...
00:32, 06/20/2019

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to ...
15:48, 06/18/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zucker...
04:48, 05/02/2019

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users. UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told a ...
12:32, 07/02/2019

Apple focuses on speed, privacy with new software Apple announced upcoming changes to its phone, watch and computer software that highlight its increasing emphasis on digital services, speed and perso...
20:16, 06/03/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Sec...
18:48, 04/30/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to speak about privacy and regulation As public and government scrutiny of Facebook's power and influence grows, CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Wednesday to...
04:48, 06/26/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations r...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the W...
02:32, 06/13/2019

| Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "pr...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governm...
17:32, 06/26/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Re...
17:48, 05/24/2019

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what t...
14:00, 05/23/2019

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoid...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Here's Every New Privacy Feature Apple Announced Today Apple has been facing increased criticism of its privacy practices lately and rightfully so. During CES 2019 last year, the company tried trolling vis...
17:32, 06/03/2019

To Rein In Big Tech, EU Thinks Privacy, Not Prices Europe has taken the lead among democracies in policing the web business. With a mixture of legal actions and new rules tailored for the digital world...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging a...
13:48, 04/30/2019

Zuckerberg May Have Known Of Facebook's Suspect Privacy Practices: Report Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, t...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stress...
20:32, 06/03/2019

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in ...
16:32, 04/28/2019

WWDC 2019: Apple debuts new privacy features in iOS 13 A new Sign in with Apple button lets users authenticate their identity for app logins using their Apple device rather than their social or personal ac...
15:32, 06/03/2019

Would trolls, fake news and privacy invasions go away with a new Facebook? Social network co-founder Chris Hughes calls for radical rethink on company, and internet blows up. But would anything really change?   ...
11:16, 05/11/2019

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Inst...
12:48, 06/21/2019

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations i...
01:32, 07/13/2019

Google faces privacy complaints in European countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven oth...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published n...
17:32, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Apple unveils privacy tools, iTunes changes SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple’s developers conference (all times local): 12:20 p.m. New privacy tools and changes to Apple’s...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit ca...
06:16, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same as...
09:16, 07/13/2019

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took ...
22:16, 05/03/2019

Facebook has unfairly become the 'boogeyman on privacy,' says ex-general counsel Facebook's first General Counsel Chris Kelly says it'll be hard to prove an antitrust case against big technology companies, like Facebook o...
08:00, 06/10/2019

Google plans new browser tools on privacy, ad transparency Alphabet Inc unit Google in the coming months plans to introduce new internet browser tools to limit how users' web activity is tracked by advertising...
17:32, 05/07/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmake...
17:32, 05/07/2019

Microsoft’s plan for Edge: Integrated IE compatibility, better privacy Microsoft has outlined its plans for the next stage of development for the new Chromium-based Edge browser, and those plans include a trio of new feat...
21:32, 05/06/2019

Telling Lies Is An Eerie Virtual Invasion of Privacy Telling Lies is an upcoming narrative-driven game that’s the successor to Her Story from creator Sam Barlow. Much like its predecessor, you’ll dig thr...
12:16, 06/15/2019

Google now wants to crack down on cookies to convince you it cares about privacy On the heels of Google’s announcement that an awesome new privacy tool is coming that users can rely on to auto-delete their location history, n...
16:16, 05/06/2019

Privacy-minded U.S. lawmakers divided over giving more powers to FTC Democratic and Republican lawmakers both stressed the need for bipartisan privacy legislation on Wednesday but seemed divided on how willing they were...
13:48, 05/08/2019

Experts Aren’t Impressed With Google’s New Privacy Tools (MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.) — Google announced new privacy tools Tuesday intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked o...
16:16, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers Differ on Remedies for Facebook Privacy Breach A House hearing highlighted differences on how the government should work to strengthen tech companies’ protection of personal information, as a huge ...
16:16, 05/08/2019

"Privacy Not A Luxury Good, Must Be Equally Available": Sundar Pichai Privacy cannot be a "luxury good" that's only available to people who can afford to buy premium products and services, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has sa...
00:32, 05/09/2019

Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement Facebook is expected to create a privacy committee to protect user data, as well as an external assessor who would be appointed by the company and Fed...
20:48, 05/01/2019

First Transform 2019 AI showcase highlights practicality and privacy At the first of three showcases at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, five companies took the stage to tell their stories and share their latest n...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focuse...
11:48, 05/09/2019

Google Nest could rule the smart home, if it can get privacy right This week, Google rebranded its Home products as Nest, finally bringing the company's smart home products under one umbrella. Going forward, all ...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Mozilla and Firefox could be about to change the VPN and privacy market forever News that Mozilla could release a suite of privacy focused tools and services to complement its popular Firefox browser sent tongues wagging across th...
10:32, 06/17/2019

Six San Francisco Supervisors Could Make Privacy History This Week Six officials in San Francisco this week could change the legal landscape for facial recognition technology in the heart of America’s technology indus...
12:32, 05/13/2019

US FTC Said to Approve $5-Billion Facebook Fine Over Privacy Issues The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company'...
00:16, 07/13/2019

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at th...
01:16, 06/13/2019

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administrat...
02:16, 07/02/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee v...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Facebook may implement privacy oversight committee in FTC deal Facebook may soon have a federally approved privacy official and an “independent” privacy oversight committee to deal with the company’s handling of u...
06:32, 05/02/2019

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on ...
11:48, 05/22/2019

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digita...
12:48, 05/22/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent priv...
19:48, 05/01/2019

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social ...
16:32, 07/12/2019

TikTok is under investigation in the UK over children's data privacy rights The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messagi...
05:32, 07/03/2019

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in r...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Recommended Reading: Trusting companies despite privacy lapses People say they care about privacy but they continue to buy devices that can spy on them Rani Molla, Vox In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, concern...
22:16, 05/18/2019

Google attempts a pivot toward privacy at I/O developer conference At Google's annual I/O developer conference, the tech giant gave updates on its Android Q beta operating system and improved privacy options for ...
10:00, 05/08/2019

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone ...
09:48, 07/02/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data...
19:16, 05/16/2019

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection laps...
19:48, 07/12/2019

Yet to show its teeth, landmark EU privacy law already a global standard A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force, fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook...
07:32, 05/22/2019

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.R...
12:16, 06/13/2019

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc's browser engine Webkit said https://webkit.org/blog/8943/privacy-preserving-ad-click-attribution-for-the-web on Wednesday it will launch a ...
08:48, 05/22/2019

iOS 13: Apple launches faster iPhone software with more privacy Update opens apps twice as fast, includes Sign in with Apple to protect personal dataWWDC Apple developer conference keynote – live!Apple’s latest nex...
06:16, 06/04/2019

Privacy remains a big issue in today’s smart home The smart home market continues to grow and offer compelling use cases, but privacy issues linger. Trading privacy for convenience is a bad swap.Read ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Medicare for All faces big data, privacy, technology hurdles, says CBO The Congressional Budget Office highlighted the IT challenges with a single payer healthcare model, but also noted that Taiwan may have a design that ...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Apple reveals new privacy and security features for iPhones Apple renewed its focus on privacy at its annual developer conference, as well introducing a period tracker for the Apple Watch and announcing new sof...
05:16, 06/04/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft digital privacy bill Lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote d...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook makes major changes to Messenger for speed and privacy Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook Messen...
14:16, 04/30/2019

Apple rejects Google CEO’s criticism over privacy being a ‘luxury good’ A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for...
15:32, 05/29/2019

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for...
00:16, 06/01/2019

Apple backs up privacy chest-beating with critical new feature Apple showed at WWDC that it’s practicing what it’s preaching, with strong new privacy features woven in everywhere from the Mac to the Ap...
20:32, 06/04/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy With Smart Speakers Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and ch...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?   &...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Google’s I/O 2019 keynote fought Apple’s privacy FUD with practicality Apple has been waving the privacy flag to justify its underperformant services for years, but Google changed the conversation at I/O this year.Read Mo...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the comp...
17:32, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook exec meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmake...
18:32, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published n...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Google unveils new privacy rules for Chrome extensions and Drive Google announced new rules that will restrict access to user data for third-party add-ons in Chrome and Drive. From now on, Chrome extension developer...
16:48, 05/30/2019

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after da...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Disc...
09:48, 06/04/2019

Judge orders Facebook to turn over records on data privacy DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is ordering Facebook to turn over internal records regarding data privacy and access to user data. Thursday’...
18:16, 05/30/2019

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0 Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, ...
16:16, 06/04/2019

Tech We’re Using: Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digita...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device ...
12:00, 05/29/2019

U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devic...
10:32, 05/09/2019

Kris and Kylie Jenner Get Candid About Motherhood, Privacy and Their Bond Like mother, like daughter! In honor of the July/August issue of Harper's Bazaar Arabia, famed mother and daughter Kris Jenner and Kylie Jenner power...
16:32, 07/01/2019

Facebook usage falling after privacy scandals, data suggests Actions such as shares and likes down nearly 20%, though user numbers still growingFacebook usage has plummeted over the last year, according to data ...
11:48, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Google faces privacy complaints in European countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven oth...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stress...
15:48, 06/03/2019

Apple’s new privacy and security features in iOS 13 and macOS will be a tough act to follow For years, Apple has been insisting on offering its customers strong privacy and security across its products and services. Apple has long supported e...
11:00, 06/04/2019

Google opens German center to improve data privacy LONDON (AP) — Google says it’s opening a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, in its latest move to beef up its data protectio...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses The social media giant Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation in...
03:16, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 4-Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stress...
17:48, 06/03/2019

Explainer: 'Privacy coin' Monero offers near total anonymity Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is sliding, with a host of alternative digital coins gaining ground as developers race to create digital ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Google faces privacy complaints in France, Germany, 7 other EU countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protecton regulators in France, Germany and seven othe...
07:00, 06/04/2019

How federated learning could shape the future of AI in a privacy-obsessed world As privacy becomes a selling point, federated learning will grow among tech giants and industries where privacy protection is required, like health ca...
07:48, 06/03/2019

Firefox revamp for Android promises privacy without losing features Mozilla will no longer force you to choose between the privacy-first design of Firefox Focus and its full-featured regular browser... at least, if you...
14:00, 06/27/2019

New York State Is Pushing ‘One of the Strictest’ Privacy Bills in the Nation Every new privacy law is a battle over data. While the fight is still going on around privacy laws like Europe’s GDPR and California’s CCPA, New York ...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Back-Country Greenwich, Conn.: Where Privacy Doesn’t Come Cheap This Fairfield County area offers lots of green space to those who can pay the price. And thanks to changing tastes, it’s now (slightly) more affordab...
09:32, 06/05/2019

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core featu...
16:16, 06/19/2019

Apple rejects Google CEO's criticism over privacy being a 'luxury good' A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai's claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its p...
12:48, 05/28/2019

Brexit, data privacy rules damaging markets, report says Brexit, tougher data privacy protection and a crackdown on foreign clearing houses risk fragmenting markets, bumping up costs and undermining efforts ...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Recommended Reading: Blame the apps for iPhone privacy woes iPhone privacy is broken... and apps are to blame Joanna Stern, The Wall Street Journal Thanks in part to Facebook's privacy blunders, concern ...
16:48, 06/01/2019

Europe's top court sets date for opinion on Facebook privacy Europe's top court will give an opinion on Dec. 12 on Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems' landmark case against Facebook, which will affect how hun...
11:16, 07/09/2019

Apple's Webkit Browser Engine to Get New Privacy Feature for Ad Tracking Apple said Webkit will launch a new technology to track advertising clicks and whether they lead to a product purchase while preserving the privacy of...
23:48, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data...
20:32, 05/16/2019

Court Tells Facebook to Open Its Records on Data Privacy A Delaware court has ordered Facebook to hand over records to shareholders investigating the data privacy breach that fed information to now-defunct d...
18:32, 06/02/2019

Facebook lawyer says ‘there is no privacy,’ hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg’s pivot _____ A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that its users had no expectation of privacy when using the social network, pushing for a judge to thr...
11:48, 06/02/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg announces privacy overhaul: ‘We don’t have the strongest reputation' At annual F8 developer conference, CEO focuses on ‘sense of intimacy’ and unveils plans for payments toolsEven Mark Zuckerberg couldn’t keep a straigh...
07:16, 05/01/2019

Apple preaches privacy. Lawmakers want the talk to turn to action Apple has helped create sky-high expectations of its commitment to privacy with its public pronouncements. But as several states introduce privacy leg...
07:32, 07/15/2019

Facebook could get new privacy oversight and record-breaking fine in FTC deal Facebook is looking at the possibility of new privacy oversight and a massive fine as part of a deal with the Federal Trade Commission, according to s...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Privacy is off the menu! Drive-thru restaurants want to track your license plate Drive-thru places want to use plate recognition to give customers more features, create loyalty programs and even link your order to your credit card....
08:48, 07/15/2019

Privacy Experts Expect Amendments to Clarify, Restrict California Law A sweeping law set to take effect in 2020 was passed in haste, leading to confusion. Now the state legislature is working on tweaks to address shortco...
03:30, 04/30/2019

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, accord...
17:00, 07/12/2019

Google’s new privacy feature auto-deletes location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Goog...
02:48, 05/03/2019

Facebook uses people to ‘label’ content, posing privacy questions INDIA/SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India, has plowed through millions of Facebook...
22:16, 05/06/2019

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues (Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the s...
21:32, 07/12/2019

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Google set to launch privacy tools to limit online tracking- WSJ Alphabet Inc's Google is set to roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to offer internet users more control in fending off tracking ...
09:00, 05/06/2019

Facebook reportedly invites federal oversight of its privacy practices During Facebook's F8 keynote this week, the company repeatedly hammered one idea: the future is private. While its privacy-focus might be flawed,...
09:32, 05/03/2019

Why Gary Vaynerchuk thinks privacy is dead and it’s a good thing The answers to almost any question that pops into our head can be answered by simply “Googling it.” As a result of our insatiable desire f...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Google set to launch privacy tools to limit online tracking: WSJ Alphabet Inc's Google is set to roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies, ...
17:16, 05/06/2019

Zuckerberg jokes about Facebook’s privacy record in launching redesign For Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s relentless string of privacy scandals are a laughing matter. The 34 year-old techie was chuckling on...
07:48, 05/02/2019

German schools ban Microsoft Office 365 amid privacy concerns Microsoft’s cloud services has run into a fresh roadblock in Germany, after the German state of Hesse ruled it’s illegal for its schools to use Office...
03:16, 07/15/2019

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in ...
22:32, 06/12/2019

Office 365 declared illegal in German schools due to privacy risks Enlarge / Germany's government continues its history of principled Microsoft opposition. (credit: Flickr user fdecomite) Last week, the German state...
13:00, 07/15/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payment...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Facebook Design Overhaul Sees Focus Shift To Privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging a...
23:16, 04/30/2019

U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt ...
03:32, 05/02/2019

What's new for Facebook? Zuckerberg says Messenger and WhatsApp can save privacy When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sha...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Apple Says It Pulled Parental Control Apps Over Privacy Concerns Apple Inc. said it removed several parental control apps from its store because of security and privacy concerns, issuing a rare public response to a ...
22:32, 04/28/2019

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the s...
14:48, 07/10/2019

FTC to Face Questions Over How It Handled Years' Worth of Privacy Disasters America’s top consumer watchdog will face questions from congressional lawmakers this week concerning a veritable laundry list of privacy-related inci...
16:16, 05/06/2019

Facebook to be fined $5bn for Cambridge Analytica privacy violations – reports The $5bn fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission against a technology companyThe Federal Trade Commission has reportedly...
18:32, 07/12/2019

Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Future improvements to Chrome will fix a gap in Incognito Mode, preventing publishers from blocking users from using incognito mode to jump over soft ...
11:16, 06/14/2019

Addressing the privacy paradox: Top leaders and experts share insights As technological innovation evolves, society evolves with it. The problem is, with each new innovation also comes risk. Whether it opens us up to new ...
06:32, 06/12/2019

Viral Video Edited, Intrusion Into My Privacy: Suspended BJP Lawmaker After a video purportedly showing him dancing to a Bollywood number with guns in hand went viral, suspended BJP lawmaker Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion ...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Police are using Amazon’s facial recognition technology. Privacy experts are worried. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon is using Amazon Rekognition to help track down criminal suspects. Is it a breakthrough in policing or...
18:32, 04/30/2019

Apple faces third Irish privacy probe, this time over GDPR compliance While Apple has repeatedly touted its privacy credentials, investigators are now looking into three potential violations of EU data protection law.Rea...
16:00, 07/02/2019

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media c...
15:00, 07/12/2019

FOCUS-Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions Over the past year, a team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India has ploughed through millions of Facebook Inc photos, status updates...
00:48, 05/06/2019

Apple Says Parental Control Apps Removed Due to 'Privacy and Security Risk' Off-page: Apple has removed or restricted at least 11 of the 17 most downloaded screen-time and parental-control apps over the past year, The New York...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Facebook expected to tout privacy in messaging at this week's developer conference Facebook's annual F8 developer conference promises to put a focus on the company's messaging apps as the social network shifts toward privac...
07:32, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devic...
10:48, 05/09/2019

Apple Touts New Privacy Features Amid Scrutiny of Tech Giants Apple sought to tout itself as a digital-privacy crusader with an anonymous login system and tools that prevent apps from tracking a user’s location, ...
18:16, 06/03/2019

Facebook says it's going to give your privacy back. At f8, Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell you how When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sha...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Top EU court hears landmark data privacy case against U.S. gov't, tech sector The European Court of Justice will hear arguments Tuesday in a landmark case that boils down to whether U.S. tech companies, encouraged by the federal...
05:48, 07/09/2019

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 9 court hearing Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe's top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousand...
16:00, 07/03/2019

India claims its Aadhaar push is for the ‘good’ of people despite serious privacy concerns Last year, India’s top court ruled that the central government’s national identification system – Aadhaar – doesn’t violate the privacy of citizens. N...
07:48, 07/05/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses: source The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it u...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Google’s awesome new privacy feature will auto-delete your location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Goog...
03:48, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues - source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media co...
14:48, 07/12/2019

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers sa...
02:32, 06/14/2019

My data security is better than yours: tech CEOs throw shade in privacy wars Apple, Google and Facebook are racing to embrace the latest buzzword, and taking swipes at each other in the process“Privacy cannot be a luxury good o...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Privacy Advocates Demand That the FTC Investigate Amazon's Digital Assistant for Kids Last year, Amazon released a cute little children’s version of its digital assistant, and just like the flagship product it is modeled after, it may a...
10:48, 05/09/2019

How to speak Silicon Valley: decoding tech bros from microdosing to privacy Your guide to understanding an industry where capitalism is euphemizedWhat is Silicon Valley?For Californians of a certain tenure, Silicon Valley is a...
23:48, 06/26/2019

Apple’s privacy reputation at risk with new iTunes class-action lawsuit Apple has marketed itself as a company that puts customers’ privacy first, but a new class-action lawsuit claims to the contrary. Leigh Wheaton, Jill ...
12:48, 05/27/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payment...
19:48, 06/18/2019

FTC complaint alleges Amazon's Echo Dot Kids violates child privacy law A month after we found out Amazon employees might listen to your Alexa conversations, Amazon is facing more privacy concerns. This time, they have to ...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Google faces a huge fine for allegedly violating privacy rules Last year, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to boost privacy rights in the union. Under this regulati...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Wikipedia co-founder calls for social media strike over privacy issues “Humanity has been contemptuously used by vast digital empires.” Thus begins Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger’s “Declaration ...
11:00, 07/02/2019

Google's privacy push adds Incognito Mode for Maps and Search Among the new developments announced at Google I/O 2019, CEO Sundar Pichai revealed tweaks that will impact data retention and privacy. Filters that a...
13:16, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues - source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media co...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Google vows greater user privacy, after decades of data collection At its annual conference for software developers, the search and advertising giant showed off several new products and features that it said were crea...
16:32, 05/07/2019

Facial recognition tech prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and d...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concern...
21:48, 06/18/2019

Apple reinstates OurPact parental control app removed over privacy concerns Apple Inc this week restored a software application to its App Store that let parents control their children's iPhone usage after removing it in Febru...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Updates to the Privacy Act coming as feds announce promised digital charter Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the d...
15:48, 05/21/2019

FTC Members Unanimously Press Congress for Tough National Privacy Protections All five members of the Federal Trade Commission appeared Wednesday before the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee. One or two would have...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Alex Rodriguez bathroom photo highlights permissive privacy laws Former Yankees slugger snapped through apartment windowLawyers seek photographer but legal recourse uncertainNew York’s liberal privacy laws are under...
14:16, 05/18/2019

Social media giants under microscope in Ottawa as politicians aim to protect privacy Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' priva...
12:32, 05/27/2019

Booking Holdings CEO: Data-Privacy Compliance Pushes Costs Higher Global companies are grappling with different data privacy rules in individual markets, said Glenn Fogel, chief executive of online travel company Boo...
01:16, 06/14/2019

Google Rolls Out New Data-Reliant Ad Spots Days After Pledging More Privacy Google on Tuesday rolled out several new ways for marketers to hawk their wares on Google's products, all based on the reams of data it collects about...
01:32, 05/15/2019

The privacy paradox: why do people keep using tech firms that abuse their data? | John Naughton Despite privacy scandals, Facebook is more profitable than ever – journalists must use the tools of tech to understand whyA dark shadow looms over our...
05:00, 05/05/2019

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users o...
14:00, 07/13/2019

Google’s huge Android Q privacy push means nothing to hundreds of millions of users Privacy is finally starting to feel like a priority for Google, and you only need to look at the company’s Android Q presentation from this year...
14:48, 05/07/2019

New York school district's facial recognition system sparks privacy fears Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’A school district in ...
23:32, 05/30/2019

Apple CEO Cook and President Trump talk about the trade war, privacy and the power of Big Tech For two Chief Executives that have nothing in common with each other, President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook sure have a lot of meetings. Of co...
18:00, 06/14/2019

United Airlines is covering up cameras on seat backs amid privacy backlash United Airlines is covering up all the cameras on the back of customers' seats amid backlash about privacy.        ...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Europe's huge privacy fines against Marriott and British Air are a warning for Google and Facebook The EU imposed record fines this week on British Airways and Marriott, marking far and away the biggest fines imposed under the General Data Protectio...
11:32, 07/10/2019

Facebook worries emails could show Zuckerberg knew of questionable privacy practices Facebook Inc. uncovered emails that appear to show Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s connection to potentially problematic privacy practices at the co...
11:48, 06/12/2019

Facebook investors brace for an update from Zuckerberg on the company's planned pivot to privacy With Facebook set to release quarterly results Wednesday afternoon, Wall Street wants to know how well the company is preparing to make money beyond a...
12:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Apple introduces web login, stresses privacy in challenge to Google, Facebook Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stress...
13:16, 06/03/2019

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her ...
22:16, 05/27/2019

HMD Global demonstrates its dedication to user privacy and security, moves its data servers "Data security and privacy" — these words have been thrown around a lot in recent years, gaining more and more momentum after events like the Facebook...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Facebook has told federal investigators it’s open to heightened oversight of its privacy practices Scrutiny of Facebook’s data-collection practices could end a wide-ranging federal probe into a series of privacy abuses that came to light last year....
08:16, 05/03/2019

Canada accuses Facebook of breaking privacy laws, promises to take the company to court Canadian regulators on Thursday found that Facebook committed "serious" breaches of local laws over its mishandling of users' personal information, an...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Leaked Facebook emails might prove Zuckerberg knew about questionable privacy practices Facebook is under investigation due to policies related to user privacy. Shocking, right? And this time around, things aren’t looking very good ...
08:16, 06/13/2019

Google’s Private Join and Compute gives companies data insights while preserving privacy Google's Private Join and Compute, which is now available in open source, allows companies to glean insights from data sets without sacrificing privac...
10:32, 06/19/2019

Millions of Transactions Scraped in Latest Demonstration of Venmo's Absurd Privacy Policy Last year, nearly 210 million Venmo transactions were downloaded by a Berlin-based researcher, leading many privacy experts to question the PayPal-own...
14:32, 06/17/2019

Facebook emails seem to show Zuckerberg knew of privacy issues, report claims Firm has uncovered emails that appear to show chief executive’s connection to potentially problematic practices, WSJ reportsFacebook has uncovered ema...
15:32, 06/12/2019

Alphabet commits to data privacy in Toronto smart city master plan A high-tech smart city project proposed along Toronto's waterfront by Alphabet Inc unit Sidewalk Labs has pledged not to sell advertisers the personal...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Facebook falls following report that Zuckerberg emails link him to controversial privacy practices Facebook stock dropped on a Wall Street Journal report that the company uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant's ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Apple Is Selling Your iTunes Listening Data Despite Its Privacy Claims, a Lawsuit Alleges (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. was sued by customers who claim the company is unlawfully disclosing and selling information about people’s iTune...
14:00, 05/25/2019

Mark Zuckerberg explains how Facebook will make big bucks from privacy: Payments and commerce Facebook on Tuesday announced a bevy of new shopping features for its various apps, setting a business foundation for the company's pivot to priv...
20:16, 05/01/2019

Google Chrome Set Offer Privacy Tools to Limit Online Tracking: Report Google is set to roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to offer users more control in fending off tracking cookies, the Wall Street...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Apple’s privacy-focused features risk trapping users in its walled garden During its WWDC keynote, Apple fired several shots against Facebook and Google with a number of privacy-focused features. But the one that deserves a ...
04:48, 06/04/2019

The best music of 2019 so far Just six months into a great year in music, we’ve seen strange, galactic records from R&B innovators Solange and Flying Lotus. In the crowded fiel...
08:32, 06/22/2019

Superhuman, Silicon Valley's Hottest Email App, Kills Location Tracking After Privacy Backlash Email startup Superhuman ruffled some feathers this week thanks to a viral blog post by former Twitter vice president of design Mike Davidson detailin...
21:00, 07/03/2019

Quayside, Toronto’s Google-linked smart city, draws opposition over privacy and costs As in New York, where fierce opposition to Amazon led the online retail giant to cancel plans to build a second headquarters in Long Island City, a lo...
06:32, 05/06/2019

Apple's latest iPhone ads tackle privacy, encryption, and recycling in simple but effective ways Apple has uploaded not one and not two, but three new iPhone ads to the company's official YouTube channel for Australia (for some reason) in the past...
08:16, 06/24/2019

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to criti...
09:32, 05/31/2019

Cramer calls Zuckerberg 'tone-deaf' after CEO's privacy joke bombs at developers conference Mark Zuckerberg's joke about Facebook's privacy scandals during the company's F8 developer conference didn't land well, CNBC'...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Firefox Deploys a Slew of New Privacy Features, Taking Aim at Facebook and Invasive Online Trackers There are plenty of browsers to choose from, but two of the most popular, when it comes to privacy at least, are headed down radically divergent paths...
13:32, 06/04/2019

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just ...
14:32, 07/02/2019

Go-go music, gentrification collide in DC Fans of go-go music in a historically black neighborhood in Washington, D.C. say changing demographics and gentrification are threating the pulsating ...
06:48, 05/30/2019

Dolby wants you to experience music in a new way Dolby's high-end audio is popular with movies and TV shows. The company looks to bring it to streaming and re-imagine classic and new recordings....
08:48, 05/23/2019

Music Superstars Are the New One Percenters Huge stars like Beyoncé and Taylor Swift are dominating the concert-tour business like never before, as music’s top 1% takes home an increasingly larg...
11:32, 05/04/2019

Pranks, Privacy and Lots of Pizza: Inside Ella and Alexander Clooney's Fun Childhood With George and Amal Gourmet pizza. Play dates with the royal family. That's just life when you are the kids of George Clooney. George and Amal Clooney are celebrating t...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Prince Harry Just Made a Major Move to Protect Meghan Markle and Baby Archie's Privacy Prince Harry isn't one to give off a false sense of security. Especially when his family is involved. The Duke of Sussex accepted damages and an apo...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Code words and fake names: The low-tech ways women protect their privacy on pregnancy apps More than 100 women who have used period- or pregnancy-tracking apps revealed a host of subtle strategies they use to protect their data and retain co...
16:00, 04/28/2019

A titan of global investing just booted Facebook from its do-good index as a direct result of privacy concerns Associated Press S&P Dow Jones Indices is removing Facebook from its S&P 500 ESG Index, which tracks companies that score well in its environmental, ...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Stop the music: Empire to end after season 6 After five seasons of power grabs, inexplicable kidnappings, and Cookie Lyon’s endless parade of fur coats, Fox has announced that Empire’s upcoming s...
13:32, 05/13/2019

Is this our first glimpse of macOS 10.15’s Music and TV apps? We expect Apple to officially show off macOS 10.15 – the upcoming version of its operating system for Mac and MacBook computers – at its...
04:16, 05/30/2019

Adele teases new music on her birthday In a characteristically motormouthed Instagram post today celebrating her 31st birthday, Adele spoke of the challenges she’s faced in the past year — ...
06:16, 05/06/2019

At the Schumannfest, it's about Clara — and other women in music Wife, mother of eight, pianist, musical adviser, concert manager, composer: Clara Schumann is in the spotlight at Bonn's Schumannfest — along with oth...
11:48, 06/03/2019

Translating proteins into music, and back Want to create a brand new type of protein that might have useful properties? No problem. Just hum a few bars. In a surprising marriage of science ...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Not OK, computer: how it feels to have your music leaked When Radiohead were held to ransom by hackers, they shrugged and put 18 hours of unheard material online for free. But for other artists, having music...
00:16, 06/17/2019

Sheila E. still drumming up new music and hot collabs Sheila E. might be known for “The Glamorous Life,” but the star percussionist and singer has battled her share of setbacks — includi...
19:32, 06/20/2019

Why Fans Think Adele Is About to Release New Music Rumor has it! Adele fans are speculating that their favorite singer is about to drop new music, as soon as TOMORROW! It's been four years since the ...
14:48, 06/20/2019

There’s A Whole Lot Of Final Fantasy Music On Spotify Now Streaming music service Spotify is generally hit-or-miss for video game soundtracks. That’s not so for Final Fantasy anymore, as official soundtracks ...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Five of the best fitness and music festivals in the UK for 2019 Begone boozy festivals, these events follow a trend for healthy holidays by adding running and fitness into a mix that also includes live music and DJ...
06:32, 05/22/2019

Luke Combs promises more music after EP Country singer Luke Combs says he’s got more music coming after releasing his EP “The Prequel” that follows on the success of his hi...
15:32, 06/24/2019

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces compe...
07:48, 05/24/2019

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s ...
20:00, 06/06/2019

NCT 127 are "Superhuman" in their captivating new music video Immediately after wrapping up their first North American tour, which included stops at Good Morning America and The Late Late Show With James Corden, ...
12:48, 05/24/2019

Focus@Will uses music to help you get more stuff done, and it’s over 75% off today While the radio or the music of your favorite band might seem like a solution to help screen out the noise, you might be surprised how broadcasts and ...
11:16, 07/08/2019

Why Ellie Goulding Almost Quit Music Ellie Goulding has revealed that she nearly quit the music business amid her hiatus until she felt "rejuvenated" and motivated to start writing and re...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Music playlists could help dementia patients Personalized music playlists that rekindle memories of childhood and happy moments may bring joy to dementia patients, because music can activate part...
02:16, 06/25/2019

Get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 Prime Day 2019 is only days away, but that isn't stopping Amazon Australia from offering early promotions exclusively for its Prime members.Exist...
22:32, 07/03/2019

Classical music for the streaming generation Classical music fans often struggle to find what they want on Spotify and Apple, so a Berlin streaming startup is plugging the gap. The Idagio app is ...
04:32, 05/23/2019

New music from Lindsay Lohan is exactly what we deserve Over the past few years, whenever we’ve come across Lindsay Lohan news it was usually accompanied with a bit of a WTF element—mainly because she was d...
15:48, 06/03/2019

Man says he killed teen for listening to rap music Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music. ...
10:16, 07/08/2019

Code words, fake names: Many women rely on low-tech ways to guard their privacy on pregnancy apps More than 100 women who had used one of 30 different tracker apps often said they felt trapped by an unfair choice: They cared about privacy, but they...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Why It Still Matters Which Music Streaming Service You Sign Up For Take a look at the music streaming services of the moment and you’d be forgiven for not seeing any major differences: They all offer access to around ...
13:32, 06/04/2019

Country stars go pastel for CMT Music Awards Carrie Underwood, Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini went for off-white, pastel-colored gowns at the star studded CMT Music Awards in Nashville. (June 6) ...
05:48, 06/06/2019

The Best Classical Music Streaming Service Is Idagio Listening to classical music is a bit different from listening to modern pop music. The music is built differently—most recordings aren’t performed by...
15:16, 06/28/2019

2019 Oro Valley Music Festival has been canceled The fourth annual Oro Valley Music Festival was held at Naranja Park. ORO VALLEY, Ariz. –The largest outdoor festival in southern Arizona has been can...
16:16, 06/06/2019

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Time...
11:16, 07/12/2019

Zac Brown tells haters to 'f--- off' after CMT Music Awards win Zac Brown, of the country band of with the same name, had a strong message for his haters when his group won video of the year at the CMT Music Awards...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Create a Music Playlist for a Loved One With Dementia Watching a loved one decline from dementia can be an awful, isolating and hopeless experience. But even while a patient loses cognitive functioning—th...
14:16, 06/20/2019

‘Yesterday’ proves The Beatles’ music is as timeless as ever Paul is dead! In director Danny Boyle’s clever new comedy, “Yesterday,” that famous hoax is actually sorta true. A man wakes up after a bike accident ...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Apple Is Pulling the Plug on iTunes. So What Happens to All Your Music? iTunes? More like ByeTunes. Apple is retiring the Mac version of its nearly 20-year-old music listening and library app, the company announced Monday ...
11:16, 06/04/2019

Rheingau Music Festival: 'We are totally independent' In a country with a highly subsidized culture scene, Germany's Rheingau Music Festival stands out — it doesn't depend on public funding. The managing ...
11:48, 06/21/2019

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Everyone is in Taylor Swift's new music video for "You Need To Calm Down" Last Friday Taylor Swift dropped her newest single “You Need To Calm Down,” an upbeat wag of the finger at anonymous online hate and the toxic obsessi...
11:32, 06/17/2019

Roxodus music festival cancelled, organizers say The event, which boasted a lineup with Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Nickelback, Lynyrd Skynyrd, announced the cancellation of the four-day show on Wednesday m...
08:00, 07/03/2019

Don't miss: Armstrong, the science of music and codebreaking This week, check out the latest film on the moon landings, try some physics karaoke and visit the Science Museum’s display on codebreaking down the ag...
11:48, 07/06/2019

Best laptop for DJs 2019: The best laptops for music production Whether you’re a musician or a professional DJ, having one of the best laptops packed right next to your headphones is important. You’re...
12:32, 05/02/2019

In Streaming Age, Classical Music Gets Lost in the Metadata Has music streaming ignored aficionados of Mozart and Beethoven? Two new services, Idagio and Primephonic, address the needs of the genre’s discerning...
17:00, 06/23/2019

How 'La Di Da Di,' a B-Side From 1985, Became One of Music's Most-Sampled Songs The Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh collaboration has grown into an unlikely well of inspiration for hundreds of musicians, with samples appearing in abo...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Apple is shutting down iTunes—here's what will happen to your music Apple announced at its Worldwide Developers Conference that it's shutting down iTunes, its 18-year-old digital media software. In its place, user...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Deal: Get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for less than $1 Ahead of the Prime Day deals coming on 15 and 16 July, Amazon is running a promotion on its music streaming service. Unlike many of the previous promo...
13:00, 06/28/2019

New Orleans music icon Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thurs...
18:16, 06/06/2019

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvem...
14:00, 05/31/2019

How to Control Videos and Music from Chrome’s Toolbar While Chrome has let users mute audio in individual tabs for some time, Google is currently testing a new media control feature in the browser’s lates...
15:48, 07/08/2019

Apple Music student trials now last for six months Apple has revealed its back-to-school promotions for this year, and they include a much longer trial period for students who want to try out its music...
15:16, 07/10/2019

Singer Syml: How being adopted shaped my music "Your name is a big part of your identity," says singer-songwriter Brian Fennell, aka Syml. "Growing up, I remember knowing I was going to have a diff...
12:32, 05/11/2019

BTS breaks music sales record in Japan K-pop idols BTS set a new sales record in Japan for foreign artists, topping Oricon's weekly chart on Tuesday with their single "Lights/Boy with Luv."...
03:16, 07/09/2019

I Am Very Into These Rad Retrofuturistic Synthwave Music Videos With Cars Today I learned there is a whole genre of YouTube videos which are just cool car scenes from shows and films with techno/electro/synthwavey-sounding m...
13:00, 06/15/2019

Country music singer donates $10K for housing LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Country music singer Chris Stapleton and his wife have donated $10,000 to Habitat for Humanity in Lexington. WKY...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Spotify now available on PlayStation Music across UAE, Saudi Arabia and more PlayStation users across seven countries in the region can now access the popular streaming service Spotify, on PlayStation Music, and control playbac...
06:32, 06/11/2019

That Glitchy Music Video on YouTube? It’s Getting an Upgrade The streaming service and Universal Music Group have teamed up to revamp more than 1,000 videos from artists including Lady Gaga, Tom Petty, Billy Ido...
11:32, 06/19/2019

Why Can't I Hear the Vocals When Playing Music on My Phone? We have a fun one in this week’s Tech 911 column. It’s such a weird issue at first glance, that I won’t even tee it up with a lofty introduction. I’ll...
08:16, 06/07/2019

Only Beyoncé Could Pull Off This Music Video Location Beyoncé continues to set the bar for music video locations. The star, who unforgettably shot her and Jay-Z's "Apes--t" video at the Louvre in Paris,...
14:48, 07/11/2019

‘Charlie Says’ captures mind of Manson through music While watching the new film “Charlie Says,” audiences will find themselves bobbing their heads along to the offbeat psychedelia of ’60s bands such as ...
16:48, 05/09/2019

How Music Stars Became Fashion's Most Bankable Collaborators You can now stream Rihanna's music via Spotify, dress in her Fenty tailored denim, buy her cosmetics at Harvey Nichols and sleep in her Savage x Fenty...
08:16, 05/29/2019

Get Your First Three Months of Amazon Music Unlimited For Free At $8 per month for Prime members, Amazon Music Unlimited was already more affordable than Spotify Premium or Apple Music, but Amazon’s sweetening the...
10:48, 05/09/2019

Taylor Swift Reveals the Music and TV Shows She Can't Get Enough of Stars, they're just like us. And when it comes to celebrities and shows, even they have their favorites. Take Taylor Swift, for instance. The 29-year...
13:32, 05/09/2019

Spotify’s next big feature could let you and your friends listen to music together Spotify is reportedly working on a new feature that would be the digital equivalent of you and a friend sharing the same headphones to listen to music...
01:16, 06/01/2019

Apple Music now has 60 million paid subscribers Apple Music now has 60 million paying subscribers. The company's Eddy Cue, a senior vice president of services, confirmed the milestone with Fren...
14:00, 06/27/2019

The Music Executive Behind the Country-Rap Hit 'Old Town Road' The unconventional pairing of rapper Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus is the latest example of the genre-blurring, streaming-focused approach of Ron Perr...
07:00, 05/31/2019

The best CD ripper 2019: back up your whole music library A CD ripper is an essential tool for archiving your music library. If you rip tracks from CDs using Windows Explorer (or any other regular media playe...
09:16, 06/19/2019

Apple purges iTunes, as Music, TV and Podcasts take over Apple's arguably most hated piece of legacy software - iTunes - may be killed today at the WWDC keynote, reported Bloomberg over the weekend, and the ...
12:48, 06/03/2019

Jay-Z has made five times more money from booze than music This week, Forbes declared that Jay-Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire—to be precise, he has “accumulated a fortune that conservat...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Best soundbars for TV shows, movies and music in 2019 There are all kinds of reasons why it makes sense to upgrade your at-home entertainment system with a best-in-class new soundbar.One of the main reaso...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Oversharing: how Napster nearly killed the music industry Twenty years ago, the idea of free music was so compelling that up to 80m users downloaded Napster and broke the law. The aftershocks are still being ...
04:16, 05/31/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-sp...
11:32, 05/17/2019

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obviou...
22:00, 07/12/2019

How the Sega Mega Drive lives on as a music player If you’re a hardcore retro collector who’s clung onto their Sega Mega Drive (known as the Sega Genesis in North America), or upgraded to...
09:32, 05/01/2019

U.S. Woodstock 50 music festival loses site in New York Watkins Glen International, the owners of the planned site in upstate New York for the Woodstock 50 festival, said on Monday they would no longer be h...
15:16, 06/10/2019

CMT Music Awards 2019 Winners: The Complete List Get your cowboy hats and boots ready, because the 2019 CMT Music Awards are here. This year's show is set to be one of the biggest nights of music fo...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Woodstock 50 loses site for anniversary music festival The owners of a site hosting a festival to mark the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival have pulled out, in the latest setback for the three-da...
18:00, 06/10/2019

After More than 30 Years of Music, DJ Spinderella Says Salt-N-Pepa Fired Her After more than 30 years and countless hit records, DJ Spinderella has apparently been kicked out of Salt-N-Pepa. The legendary DJ announced the news ...
15:48, 05/04/2019

Turin city break: the best music, restaurants and culture Electro music fans are heading to Turin for this weekend’s Kappa Futurfestival, but this also one of the best cities in Italy for culture and affordab...
02:00, 07/03/2019

Chance The Rapper and more new music we can’t wait to hear in July Although July is often a quiet month for new music, hip-hop won’t be following suit over the next few weeks: New albums from Chance The Rapper, Maxo K...
09:48, 07/01/2019

macOS Catalina With New Apple Music App, Sidecar, More Announced macOS Catalina is here. Among the highlights, Apple is splitting iTunes into three apps, adding support for iPad apps as well as iPad as a secondary d...
05:00, 06/04/2019

When it comes to music rights, Taylor Swift is the norm, not the exception Taylor Swift may feel that she's been burned, but she's far from the only one. The conflict between artists and commerce is an ancient one, and supers...
17:16, 07/01/2019

Apple Music may replace iTunes at WWDC 2019 Apple could be retiring its iconic music software next week, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The report came out on Friday – jus...
19:32, 05/31/2019

Bad Bunny, Khalid to perform on Apple Music’s ‘Up Next’ tour NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Music is taking its “Up Next” program and playlist on the road. The streaming service announced Monday that a live s...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Recommended Reading: The music streaming payday won't go to artists The record industry expects a windfall. Where will the money go? Marc Hogan, Pitchfork It's no secret the music industry is booming on the back...
11:48, 06/08/2019

How this music YouTube series succeeds at ‘dancing about architecture’ If you look past the raft of misattributed, inspirational quotes plastered over your uncle’s Facebook profile, there are actually some gems out there....
10:16, 05/07/2019

Karaoke is coming to Teslas, and a music streaming service could be on the way If super-tough arcade games and driving sims aren't enough to keep you busy while your car is charging, Tesla has announced even more goodies for...
03:48, 07/01/2019

How to delete music from your iPhone, with an easy method for deleting all of it at once Kārlis Dambrāns/Flickr You can easily delete music from your iPhone without resorting to iTunes on your computer You can delete albums and individual...
13:48, 05/01/2019

Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners LONDON (AP) — Radiohead says a trove of unreleased music has been stolen for ransom — but instead of paying up, the band will release it in aid of env...
06:48, 06/11/2019

YouTube and AXS sell concert tickets through music videos YouTube might make it decidedly easier to see your favorite band. The internet giant has forged a deal that offers fast access to concert tickets fro...
12:32, 06/04/2019

Google's subscription music numbers reportedly top 15 million Even as subscription services eat up an ever-growing portion of the overall music business, Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report that Google&#...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Blink-182, Lil Wayne Coming To Riverbend Music Center CINCINNATI (WLWT)– Blink-182 and Lil Wayne will be coming to Cincinnati for a tour this fall. WLWT reports that they will perform at Riverbend M...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Woodstock 50 loses NY site for anniversary music festival The troubled Woodstock 50 music festival on Monday lost the site of a planned anniversary event in August, the latest setback for the weekend marking ...
17:48, 06/10/2019

Music industry takes aim at Fortnite over song royalties Songwriters and composers look to use new copyright laws to cash in on the boom in online gamingThe global phenomenon Fortnite recently attracted mill...
07:16, 05/01/2019

Iranian children are dancing to pop music, and the government is furious A dance challenge by a U.S.-based Iranian singer has raised suspicions among Iran’s ultraconservatives, who said they have identified a new “political...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Ed Sheeran is UK's most-played artist of 2018 despite not releasing any music Ed Sheeran tops chart for second year running, with Britons making up nine of top 10 most-played artistsEd Sheeran was the most-played artist in the U...
04:16, 06/10/2019

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new stud...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Does Listening to Music Stimulate Creative Thinking, or Stifle It? Listening to music while you work “significantly impairs” creativity. That was the conclusion of a study published earlier this year in th...
05:32, 07/16/2019

Ozuna big winner at Billboard Latin Music Awards Ozuna was named Artist of the Year as the cream of Latin music turned out for the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Las Vegas. (April 26)   &...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Apple Music, Spotify Tap Live Events to Stand Out Streaming services are using listening data to invite hard-core fans to free, private concerts by Taylor Swift, Tyler the Creator and other pop stars ...
05:00, 07/10/2019

Descendants 3 Sneak Peek: It's Good to Be Bad in New Music Video Hey, did you hear? It's now good to be bad. That's the vibe we're getting from our exclusive look behind-the-scenes of Descendants 3's new music vid...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Muro is a retro-style cylinder music box you control with an app The light twinkle of an old-fashioned cylinder music box evokes many things: nostalgia, childhood memories, sometimes even horror (they are a trope in...
11:32, 05/31/2019

Final Fantasy soundtracks come to Spotify and Apple Music Square Enix might have just convinced a ton of Final Fantasy fans to spend their hard-earned Gil on music streaming services. The game developer, with...
08:16, 06/06/2019

From 'Your Song' to your movie: 'Rocketman' builds on new music biopic With hit tunes, a plot about one of the world's best known performers and flamboyant costumes, "Rocketman" brings Elton John's story to the big screen...
11:48, 05/22/2019

LiveXLive streams live music festivals around the world for only $19.99 Thankfully, there's LiveXLive, an all-in-one platform with an emphasis on the live music experience. With LiveXLive, members have access to livestream...
09:48, 06/19/2019

Tribeca loft where music legends recorded lists for $7M An apartment steeped in musical history at Tribeca’s American Thread Building is on the market for $7 million. The listing was first reported by 6sqft...
00:16, 05/23/2019

SiriusXM lets you customize music stations with Pandora SiriusXM will finally let some subscribers create personalized music stations with Pandora, nearly six months after it acquired the streaming music co...
15:16, 07/10/2019

International music festival sends message of peace at DMZ The DMZ Peace Train Music Festival brought international and local musicians to Cheorwon, South Korea for three days of music and entertainment in the...
10:00, 06/10/2019

Google Struggles to Attract Paying Music Subscribers Google’s subscription music services are struggling to grow, almost a year into a revamp of its flagship YouTube Music, according to people with knowl...
16:16, 05/08/2019

YouTube Music will automatically download your favorite songs YouTube Music is making it easier to keep listening to your favorite tracks even when you're away from a consistent internet connection. The app ...
15:16, 06/26/2019

CMT Music Awards 2019 Nominations: See the Complete List The nominations for the 2019 CMT Music Awards are finally here! CMT revealed this year's nominees on Tuesday. Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert, Brothers...
14:16, 05/07/2019

Taylor Swift Is "Grossed Out" That Scooter Braun Will Now Own Her Music Celebrity music manager Scooter Braun, who famously reps Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, is set to soon own Taylor Swift's entire music catalogue. S...
13:48, 06/30/2019