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Daily Archives: December 6, 2012

Online advertising firm Epic Marketplace is accused by the FTC of spying on Internet users' browsing histories.

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Online advertising firm Epic Marketplace is accused by the FTC of spying on Internet users' browsing histories.

How Online Marketer Peered Into People’s Health Histories

There are few things as creepy in online marketing as digging into someone’s health history, without their knowledge, to advertise to them. Yet that’s precisely what New York-based Epic Marketplace is accused of doing. According to the online advertising company’s...

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HTC's Peter Chou urged employees in August to 'kill bureaucracy' and 'stay firm with the hero innovations.'

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HTC's Peter Chou urged employees in August to 'kill bureaucracy' and 'stay firm with the hero innovations.'

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No, It’s HTC’s Peter Chou!

Fresh off the high of ending a bruising legal battle with Apple (terms undisclosed), HTC’s Peter Chou may have had good reason to feel strong. It was the CEO himself, according to a company statement, who led settlement negotiations with...

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Medical devices such as mammography machines can be vulnerable to hacking attacks.

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Medical devices such as mammography machines can be vulnerable to hacking attacks.

Many Doctors Don’t Secure Medical Devices From Hackers, Study Finds

Your doctor’s office likely doesn’t have any digital security for its mammography machines, heart pumps and other devices that are vulnerable to hacking, according to a new study. In a survey of 80 health care organizations in the U.S., the...

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