Articles about Data Storage

Grindr fined $11.7 million for selling user data without consent

26 Jan 2021

Technology
Grindr fined $11.7 million for selling user data without consent

Grindr is being fined $11.7 million by the Norwegian authorities for a privacy violation. The Norwegian Data Protection Authority pulled up the location-based dating app targeted predominantly at homosexual individuals for sharing user information to advertisers without their consent.

WhatsApp group invite links, user profiles accessible via Google search

11 Jan 2021

Technology
WhatsApp group invite links, user profiles accessible via Google search

In a disturbing development, several WhatsApp private groups and user profiles are showing up on Google search, compromising the privacy of users.

Now, you can transfer your Facebook photos/videos to Google Photos

03 Dec 2019

Technology
Now, you can transfer your Facebook photos/videos to Google Photos

In another effort to give users a sense of control over their data, Facebook is launching a tool to enable instant media transfer.

Google nearly published 100,000 X-rays, then realized serious privacy issues

16 Nov 2019

Technology
Google nearly published 100,000 X-rays, then realized serious privacy issues

Google wants you to believe that you are in full control of your data, but its actions tell a completely different story.

Facebook Libra launch could get delayed due to regulatory concerns

30 Sep 2019

Business
Facebook Libra launch could get delayed due to regulatory concerns

The launch of Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra could get delayed beyond the scheduled target of June 2020 owing to regulatory concerns that have been raised around the world.

Now, Kejriwal announces free rides for women in DTC buses

15 Aug 2019

India
Now, Kejriwal announces free rides for women in DTC buses

With an eye on 2020 Assembly elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced yet another freebie on Thursday.

Mumbai Police's 'Mowgli' tweet has an important message for society

13 Dec 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai Police's 'Mowgli' tweet has an important message for society

Mumbai Police has a knack of giving civic lessons through their quick-witted tweets and they're quite commendable.

#SaturdayFun: Mumbai Police nails the 'Thank You, Next' meme

10 Nov 2018

Mumbai
#SaturdayFun: Mumbai Police nails the 'Thank You, Next' meme

Through their humorous and witty tweets, Mumbai Police has always given us civic lessons.

Android apps secretly record smartphone screens: Study

05 Jul 2018

Technology
Android apps secretly record smartphone screens: Study

Researchers from the Northeastern University in Boston have discovered that some Android apps secretly record your mobile screen and share that data with third parties.

128TB SD card that will hold your entire media collection

30 Jun 2018

Technology
128TB SD card that will hold your entire media collection

The SD Association, a group of 900 tech companies that sets memory card standards, has announced a new card specification called "SD Express" that will increase data transfer speeds to 985MB/s from the current maximum transfer rate of 624MB/s.

Sony launches new USB flash drives starting at Rs. 850

10 May 2018

Technology
Sony launches new USB flash drives starting at Rs. 850

Sony has launched three new USB flash drives in India called the USM-BA2, USM-CA2, and USM-MX3.

Indian users would consume 11GB data/month by 2022: Report

15 Jun 2017

India
Indian users would consume 11GB data/month by 2022: Report

By 2022, the data traffic for every smartphone user in India will touch 11GB a month.

DNA storage for data, Microsoft is taking the leap

29 May 2017

Technology
DNA storage for data, Microsoft is taking the leap

The problem at hand is "current storage technologies can no longer keep pace with exponentially growing amounts of data," therefore, the solution is "DNA data storage."