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Privatsphäre als Geschäft

Can privacy be big business? A wave of startups thinks so. – Privacy-focused technology companies are offering a variety of services, from personal data scrubbing to business-focused software meant to help companies comply with the law. – California helped create the modern Big Data industry, in which tech companies vacuum up and profit off personal information. Now a new law in the state is creating something like a solution to the loss of privacy. – The California Consumer Privacy Act, which took effect Jan. 1, gives people the right to know what large companies know about them and the right to block the sale of that information to others.“


„Bundesamt hält regelmäßigen Passwortwechsel nicht mehr für notwendig – Das Bundesamt für IT-Sicherheit hat seine Empfehlungen für Passwörter überarbeitet. Experten gehen schon länger davon aus, dass regelmäßige Passwortwechsel eher schaden. … Experten sind bereits seit vielen Jahren der Ansicht, dass regelmäßige Passwortwechsel eher schaden als nützen. … Das regelmäßige Ändern führe eher dazu, dass schwache Passwörter benutzt würden und Nutzerinnen und Nutzer ein bestimmtes Schema anwendeten.“


Instagram ist 1/4 Facebook

Instagram Brings In More Than a Quarter of Facebook Sales – Instagram, the photo-sharing app Facebook Inc. acquired for $715 million in 2012, generated more than a quarter of the social-media company’s revenue last year, according to people familiar with the matter. – The app brought in about $20 billion in advertising revenue in 2019, said the people, who asked to remain anonymous because the figures aren’t public. That beats Google video unit YouTube, which recorded $15.1 billion in ad sales…“


Google Glass ist zurück!

Google opens its latest Google Glass AR headset for direct purchase – Designed for businesses and developers and still $999 – Google is making its latest augmented reality headset, Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2, available for direct purchase, nearly a year after launching it through select workplace partners for $999 a unit. The price remains the same (or slightly more if you get the Glass ‚pod‘ attached to a band), but Google says you no longer have to go through a ’solution provider‘ to purchase one.“

The Verge

Smartphones in Indien

Apple fastest growing premium smartphone brand in 2019; OnePlus maintained leadership: Counterpoint – India’s smartphone shipments in the premium segment grew 29% YoY to reach a record high in 2019 driven by availability of affordable premium smartphones, aggressive offers like significant price cuts, and user upgrades were the main reasons for the growth.“

Economic Times