Consumers are being warned to think twice before enabling Microsoft’s anti-tracking feature in Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) to their browsers after a potential flaw in the technology was discovered by Which? Computing.
Teenagers are fast gaining the skills they need for the digital era. But, as ever younger children are now using the internet, a new report finds that many younger children lack basic internet skills, according to a new study.
Facebook has put its plans to share users’ mobile and home address data with developers on ‘temporary hold’, after a privacy outcry.
Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs is going on a medical leave, the company has announced.
Facebook is facing further controversy after allowing application developers to access users’ home addresses and mobile phone numbers as a matter of course.
Facebook has enhanced its face detection feature, with a new “tag suggestions” tool, helping users automatically tag friends across a series of photos.
Microsoft has added a function to its Internet Explorer 9 web browser enabling users to designate sites which will be blocked from tracking their online behaviour.
Information Commissioner’s Office is set to expand its powers in the UK, meaning companies have to be more careful than ever when handling consumer data. Roger Llewellyn, CEO of data analysis expert, Kognitio, looks at how firms can avoid treading on the toes of the ICO as it plans to reveal the results of its … [Read more…]
Women’s lifestyle site iVillage is making its tenth anniversary with the launch of a redesigned site, featuring enhanced user profiles, a new celebrity blogger line up, and premium video on demand content through a deal signed with Web TV.
The popular NHS Choices health website has been exposed automatically ‘tracking’ all Facebook users that visit, according to new research.