People in Europe eagerly awaiting the upcoming OnePlus One have some pricing information to think about. The One, which will have rather premium specifications, will cost no more than 350 euros. When converted to U.S. dollars, that is roughly $480; however, currency conversations are never accurate as pricing differs by each market.
The Wall Street Journal’s report on third party apps transmitting users’ names to online advertising companies and tracking databases in breach of Facebook’s own privacy rules and despite user privacy settings raises ongoing questions on when Facebook will give users absolute control over their privacy settings once and for all.
A hacker has exploited Facebook’s graph search to collect a database of thousands of phone numbers and Facebook users. Both parties agree that all the information was left public by users (even if the users themselves may still not realize it).
Facebook today offered reporters a deep dive on how it handles privacy and previewed some upcoming changes. The company revealed it does 80 trillion privacy checks per day on the backend to make sure data isn't wrongly exposed.
Tonight at Facebook Gifts event at toy store Fao Schwartz, the company announced that Facebook Gifts is available to tens of millions of users as of tonight. Many new partners were announced as well: babyGap, Fab, Brookstone, Dean & Deluca,L’Occitane, Lindt, ProFlowers, Random House, Inc. and NARS Cosmetics, and subscription services Hulu Plus, Pandora and Rdio.
Clearly there have been some privacy concerns as of late, and judging by some of the search terms we've seen, along with the tens of thousands of personal e-mail exchanges and Google Chat conversations we've carefully examined, it looks as though it might be a while before we regain your trust.mor ...