Oracle acquires AddThis and its user data for Data Cloud service

Proving that not all of today's big tech news will be coming from Las Vegas, Redwood City-based hardware and enterprise systems giant Oracle Corp. has signed an agreement to purchase Virginia-based media web-tracking firm

Published on: January 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

2013 year of the ‘mega breach’: Symantec

Cyber-criminals are getting better at using targeted attack methods and strategic planning to break into the digital data vaults held by major corporations, according to Symantec Corp. Last year set a record both

Published on: April 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Bell defends ‘Relevant Ads’ program as necessary to compete with Facebook, Google

Bell Canada isn't backing down from its practice of collecting user data for the purposes of targeted advertising in the face of an application made to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC)

Published on: January 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Rumoured Facebook e-mail won’t launch in Canada today

Rumor has it American Facebook users may be getting e-mail addresses ending with "@facebook.com" as early as Monday. It's a thought that likely has privacy advocates cringing as even more user data would

Published on: November 15th, 2010 Ian Paul

How cybercrooks could cash in on your Facebook data

The gargantuan amount of high-quality user data on Facebook is causing everyone--from marketers to hackers--to salivate like dogs gazing at a steak. They all want a piece of you. Thanks to Facebook's Open

Published on: June 23rd, 2010 Narasu Rebbapragada