Happy 4th of July!

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Summertime.

Summer’s first day was joined by the first International Day of Yoga! Namaste.

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One Moment Please?

Due to currently not having an opt-out feature, Facebook’s new photo-sharing app, Moment, and the facial recognition technology therein will not be launched in Europe (until said opt-out feature is offered to any given potential end-user).

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100+

If you own an Android-based Smartphone and use Pizza Hut’s app (yes, ordering a pizza also just became potentially dangerous for your privacies’ health) said application and over 100 others make you susceptible to a host of malicious issues!

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What?!

It is almost hard to believe but true; yes, the FCC actually fined AT&T $100 million dollars for throttling-down end-users’ ‘net access speed! Bravo!

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Anti-FB.

Ello, the (supposed) anti-Facebook is opening up their former invitation-only status as well as launching an iPhone-app…

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U-Turned?

A California court-ruling regarding Uber being responsible for a driver’s expenses could signal a major shift for the world’s leading, taxi-app service.

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Smartphone Spying.

South Korea’s governmental ruling mandating the installation of an application (created by the government no-less) monitoring Smartphone usage of those 19 and under is not without (major) controversy… even Orwell could not have imagined this!

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On-going Hurdles…

Wouldn’t it be nice (even Utopian) if the FCC’s ‘net Neutrality ruling was just enacted and America’s Internet access was finally treated like a Public Utility?

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Hurdles…

The FCC’s ‘net Neutrality ruling passed the first (of unfortunately what looks to be many) Telecommunication Industry objections as it was upheld in court to proceed as enacted (at this juncture).

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