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Why Parents Should Think Twice About Tracking Apps For Their Kids

by Joel Michael Reynolds The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now apps to monitor...

How Cyptocurrency Scams Work?

by Nir Kshetri Millions of cryptocurrency investors have been scammed out of massive sums of real money. In 2018, losses from cryptocurrency-related crimes amounted to...

WhatsApp Hacked And Bugs In Intel Chips: What You Need To Know To Protect Yourself

by Robert Merkel It’s been a day of high-profile security incidents. First there was news the popular WhatsApp messenger app was hacked. Updated versions of WhatsApp...

Facebook’s ‘Transparency’ Efforts Hide Key Reasons For Showing Ads

by Oana Goga Facebook’s advertising platform was not built to help social media users understand who was targeting them with messages, or why. It is...

How Uber And Other Digital Platforms Could Trick Us Using Behavioral Science – Unless We Act Fast

by Abbey Stemler Uber’s business model is incredibly simple: It’s a platform that facilitates exchanges between people. And Uber’s been incredibly successful at it, almost...

Factionalism And Corruption Could Kill The ANC – Unless It Kills Both First

by Christopher Isike The African National Congress (ANC) – like most liberation movements-turned political parties – has dominated South Africa’s politics since it came to...

Ramaphosa Saves The ANC’s Bacon. But This Could Be Its Last Chance

by Richard Calland The African National Congress (ANC) will govern South Africa for another five years. But this sixth victory of the democratic era since...

Six Ways Robots Are Used Today That You Probably Didn’t Know About

by Jonathan Roberts How many times in the past week do you think your life was affected by a robot? Unless you have a robot vacuum...