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Facebook fined in Spain for allegedly misusing personal data

Facebook has been fined €1.2 million (roughly $ 1.4 million) for several instances where the social network may have collected Spanish user data without fully informing people how it would be used. Retuers reports that Spain's Agencia Espa&ntilde…
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Verizon tweaks pricing, available data on prepaid plans

At the end of April, Verizon updated their prepaid offerings for customers who were not interested in committing to an ongoing service contract or who wanted to avoid a credit check. The big headline at the time was the inclusion of an $ 80 per month unlimited data plan to match what they offer on the […]

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More data added to $40 plan on Cricket Wireless, now stands at 4GB

Cricket Wireless just upgraded its Basic tier for those who need a little more high-speed data. Rather than paying $ 40 per month for 3GB of high-speed data, the prepaid carrier’s Basic tier now comes with 4GB at no extra charge. It’s an increase of 33.3% in data for both new and existing customers choosing that […]

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Scientists just proved your phone’s PIN can be cracked using its gyroscope data

Your PIN code might be frighteningly easy to crack. Researchers at Newcastle University showed how a phone’s gyroscope and other sensors, along with special software, could crack it.

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Saks Fifth Avenue left customer data exposed to the public

Sometimes, hackers don't have to lift a finger to swipe valuable shopping data — it can be sitting right out in the open. BuzzFeed News has found that a number of associated major fashion stores, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Gilt and Lord & Tay…
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Google will use your health data to help make Fit a better personal coach

Google is using your health data to make Google Fit better and that is only going to continue as the app becomes more of your personal assistant, at least according to a recent interview.

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AT&T is bringing unlimited data to their GoPhone devices

AT&T is adding a pair of new plans to its prepaid lineup, offering more value for budget-conscious customers. Well, one plan is new, at least; the other is actually just an upgrade of one of their previous GoPhone data plans. If you don’t care about unlimited data, AT&T’s $ 40 smartphone plan now comes with 6GB […]

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Nest adds two-factor authentication to protect your data

Nest has finally launched two-factor authentication to prevent hackers from accessing your camera feeds or any other personal info. You can activate the feature under Account Security in the Nest app. If you do, you'll start getting a verification co…
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Best data monitoring apps

If you’ve ever accidentally exceeded your data limit in any given month, then you know what a pain it is to pay those astronomical “overtime” fees. Especially if you try to be mindful of your data usage, and still exceed it each month, we recommend you hold on for one more month before increasing your […]

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Uber Movement is a newly released treasure trove of data for city officials

On Sunday, the San Francisco-based company made available a tome of data based upon countless rides taken by its millions of customers each and every day. It was launched on a new website called “Uber Movement.”

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Watch out for your wearable — new report expresses concerns about big data

According to the latest research, there are little to no privacy standards in existence when it comes to consumer health data. So what does that mean for you? Perhaps most immediately, more targeted ads.

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Styr Labs wants to turn your fitness data into customized supplements

Getting fit isn’t just about tracking your activity — it’s also about eating right and getting the right nutrients. That’s why Styr Labs has introduced a fitness tracking ecosystem, complete with a tracker, scale, and supplements.

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T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 12 ends data plans, gives customers just One choice

T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 12 slyly went live without anyone being prepared for what the carrier would do next to shake up the wireless industry. It actually turned out being very surprising, and not just because no one knew it was coming. Everyone is stunned because T-Mobile is going to embark on a journey that strips customers […]

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T-Mobile’s Smart Fit plan picks the right amount of data for you

Picking a data plan is tricky, especially if you need lots of data for videos or photos. T-Mobile is trying to take some of the pain out of that with their brand new Smart Fit plans. The concept is pretty simple, and works almost like test driving a car. For $ 65 per month, you’ll get […]

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Guess how much AT&T is raising the data caps for U-Verse and GigaPower next month

AT&T said that it’s increasing the data caps of its U-Verse and GigaPower Internet services in August. The company seems to be feeling generous, as it increased the caps once this year already. Customers will be informed by email and other means.

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Verizon will throttle prepaid customers’ data for usage above allotment

Verizon announced Always-On Data, a version of Safety Mode for its prepaid customers that will not involve an extra cost, regardless of which prepaid plan you might have. Always-On Data will be available on July 17.

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Pebble publishes fitnes-tracking data, launches ‘Happiness’ app

Pebble just wants you to be happy. So much so that it’s launching the ‘Happiness’ app, and publishing all of its health tracking algorithms to encourage developers and third parties to suggest changes on how to make things better.

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Microsoft is using synthetic DNA to store data

Microsoft's data might be intact for thousands of years to come, now that it's looking into DNA storage as an option. The company has purchased 10-million-long oligonucleotides (DNA or RNA molecules) from San Francisco startup Twist Bioscience. Accor…
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Keep on wearing that Fitbit: Data collected from a man’s Fitbit might have saved his life

You might want to think twice about ditching that Fitbit. A man was recently rushed to hospital, where doctors were able to use data from his Fitbit to treat him — data that may have ultimately saved his life.

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Fitbit teams up with Alexa to offer voice-activated fitness data

If you thought finding out how your activity levels were doing was a chore, now you can just ask your local Amazon Echo or Tap device and it can tell you, because the Alexa back-end now supports Fitbit.

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Comcast gigabit Internet users will have to sign a three-year contract to avoid data cap

Comcast has rolled out gigabit Internet in Atlanta, GA to compete with Google Fiber, but you’ll pay double the price if you don’t want to sign a three-year contract, and your speed will also be throttled at 300GB.

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Yahoo just released a ton of user data in the name of academia

In what is purported to be the largest ever cache of Internet data ever granted to researchers, Yahoo is granting universities access to the online behaviors of some 20 million anonymous users.

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NASA rolls six years of Fermi telescope data into stunning gamma ray map

Scientists last week released one of the best gamma ray light maps of our universe, constructed using more than six years’ worth of data collected by NASA’s Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope.

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Chrome for Android can now save up to 70 percent of your data with Data Saver mode

If you have a limited data plan or frequent slow networks, you already know how important it is to not waste data. Google’s updated Data Saver mode on Chrome for Android will save up to 70 percent of your data and speed up your Web experience.

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Russia plans to build its largest data center on top of a nuclear power plant

While most of the world still balks at the notion of using nuclear energy to power large-scale enterprises, Russia recently announced plans to build what could be its largest data center right on top of the Kalinin nuclear power plant.

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MetroPCS’ new music streaming product doesn’t use up your data

If you're a music-loving MetroPCS customers, you'll want to know about this. The prepaid provider has just launched a new streaming product called "Music Unlimited" that gives you a way to access your subscriptions without going over your data cap….
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Banks can bring class-action suit against Target over data hack

Target's legal woes continue to mount over its now-infamous data breach in 2013, which exposed the credit card numbers and personal information for as many as 70 million shoppers. A District Court judge in Minnesota ruled on Wednesday that Target w…
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Unofficial Amiibo can use data for any Nintendo figurine

Haven't had any luck scoring the Amiibo you need to unlock certain goodies in a Wii U or 3DS game? A very, very unofficial accessory might help. Axiogame's Amiiqo device uses an Android app to load the data from any Amiibo (it can store up to 200),…
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