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Robocall Blocking Apps Found to Share Data

A new report took a dive into the most popular anti-robocall apps and found plenty of basic and obvious privacy violations. The most common: Anti-robocall apps often monetize their service by sending user data or device data to third-party companies for a profit.

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Huawei Announces HarmonyOS – One OS to Rule Them All

At its annual developers conference, Huawei finally lifted the lid on its brand new operating system. Called HarmonyOS, the new operating system is set to work on a variety of devices — including smartphones. So, will HarmonyOS spell the end for Android?

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Firefox Could Get an Ultra-Secure ‘Tor Mode’

Firefox and the Tor Project are, apparently, working on developing a new private mode for Firefox with even more proection and security thanks to Tor's server layering tech. So, what will that mean in practice? And, does it make Firefox a more enticing Chrome alternative?

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FaceApp’s Russian Ties Spur Fears of Online Photo Privacy

FaceApp's viral images come with a policy offering little data privacy, a company based in Russia, and 80 million users' photos. Should we be worried? The app's backlash might not be entirely justified, but it definitely says a lot about how public opinion on photos has evolved.

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How to Watch the Women’s World Cup Final with a VPN

This Sunday sees the final of the Women's World Cup, a soccer event that has grabbed our attention more than ever before, thanks to amazing performances on the pitch, as well as a little controversy off of it. Find out how you can watch it anywhere in the world, with a VPN

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US Tech Giants Are Reportedly Selling to Huawei Despite Ban

In May, the Trump administration issued a blanket ban on US companies supplying hardware or software to the Chinese tech giant Huawei. Now a new report claims that tech companies including Intel and Micron sold millions of dollars worth of products since the ban was announced.

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Florida Town Pays $600,000 to Ransomware Hackers

Hacking has paid off for the criminals who held the computer systems of a small Florida town hostage. Riviera Beach, a Palm Beach suburb, has paid $600,000 in ransom to hackers who breached its system and encrypted the city's records.