Ford begins sharing its driver-collected accident data with other car makers

There would be fewer accidents if drivers could tell each other about accidents and other potentially dangerous obstacles. That’s why Ford has started sharing its own car data, which includes airbag activations, emergency braking and fog light usage,...

WhatsApp: Let us share your data with Facebook or else

In a surprise move, WhatsApp recently gave many of its users a difficult choice: they could either accept a revised privacy policy that explicit allowed the service to share information with parent company Facebook by February 8th, or decline and ris...

Thousands of unsecured medical records were exposed online

Thousands of medical records for US patients, some of whom are children, were exposed in yet another lapse in health data security. A company named nTreatment, which handles records for clients in the healthcare industry, failed to protect one of its...

Hotels.com, Expedia provider exposed data for millions of guests

The hotel industry now has a potentially serious security headache on its hands alongside the pandemic. Website Planet reports that Prestige Software, the company behind hotel reservation platforms for Hotels.com, Booking.com and Expedia, left data e...

Google will likely win EU approval for its $2.1 billion Fitbit deal

It looks like EU antitrust investigators will approve Google’s $2.1 billion Fitbit acquisition after all. According to Reuters, Google made a few concessions today, and it is now on track to win EU approval. The changes are meant to address fears tha...