The BBC has been forced to defend its coverage of the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela after more than 1,300 viewers complained that it was excessive.
“Daniel Craig was all mullets, pouts and grumpy sex appeal in NYC” links
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At first glance, this story sounds like shades of Jenny McCarthy with a big “vaccine scare” element at the forefront. Here’s what happened: Katie Couric’s mediocre talk show, Katie, aired a Dec. 4 episode that featured guests talking about how the HPV vaccine harmed their dau
As we discussed a few days ago, Brandi Glanville is racist. I’m not even hedging about it – this whole incident (the inciting incident and everything that came after) has been textbook racism. In fact, Buzzfeed recently ran a great piece about “racial microaggressions” that m
Ugh, I absolutely HATE the way the Hollywood Foreign Press Association did their nomination announcements today. They split up the announcements – first they did all the TV noms and the noms that very few people care about, then they were so exhausted from that process that they decided to tak
Google Removes Vital Privacy Feature From Android, Claiming Its Release Was Accidental
Yesterday, we published a blog post lauding an extremely important app privacy feature that was added in Android 4.3. That feature allows users to install apps while preventing the app from collecting sensitive data like the user's location or address book.
The App Ops interface removed in Androi
People+ Can Continue to Use CC Licensed Material And CrunchBase Improves Its Legal TermsSan Francisco - Mobile app startup People+ and free technology-industry database CrunchBase have settled their dispute over data collected under the Creative Commons Attribution License, allowing both companies t
To date, there has been no way to run apps on Android with real and reliable privacy controls. Android version 4.3 and higher take a huge step in the right direction, letting users install apps while denying some of the apps' attempts to collect the user's data.
Android was built from scratch to ha
We've just seen some amazing reports from the Washington Post about just a few ways NSA is tracking people around the Internet and the physical world. These newly-revealed techniques hijacked personal information that was being transmitted for some commercial purpose, converting it into a tool for s
InformaCam app 'to help verify citizen media more securely'
A beta version of the Android app was showcased this week, highlighting how it could be used to capture and share images and video, with essential metadata recorded