New Media Challenges: Legal and Policy Considerations for Federal Use of Web 2.0 Technology (Center for American Progress) -- report on the issues around Web 2.0 use in Government, which include privacy, security, Public Records Act, advertising, etc.
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.
Developers. Partners. Enthusiasts. GPUs are used by everyone from gamers to researchers doing cutting-edge science. And they’re all over our latest GPU Technology Conference in Tokyo this week. Co-hosted by the GPU Computing Study Group at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, the event brings together more than 1,500 people in Tokyo to discuss the ways all these communities intersect.
Blippar, the AR-advertising company that lets users scan real-world objects to bring up extended augmented reality content, has today released a huge update that not only increases the speed of the technology, but allows for enhanced social sharing features for users.
Blippar was launched in 2011 in the UK, and has since expanded to the U.S. as well.
This morning, the Federal Trade Commission released its long-anticipated privacy report. The report is the final result of a series of FTC privacy roundtables held earlier this year that solicited comments from leading scholars, industry figures and nonprofits including EFF about the consumer privacy challenges posed by new technologies. One of the main focuses of [...]
The Great Bifurcation is underway. The American economy is polarizing between the minority rich and the majority poor; technology is a major cause of this; and the rest of the world will soon follow, if it hasn’t already.