Beware of Facebook Asking Personal Questions

Facebook has launched a new feature that sees the social network asking users questions about themselves. Did You Know, as the feature is called, is reminiscent of tbh, which Facebook acquired back in October 2017. The problem is trusting Facebook enough to answer truthfully. In October, Facebook acquired an app called tbh, which was adding Read More …

ProtonMail encrypted mail service adds support for Apple Mail, Outlook and Thunderbird

 Mr. Robot’s email service of choice just expanded its support for a handful of popular email clients. ProtonMail just introduced a new tool, called ProtonMail Bridge, that could expand its relatively niche appeal to more mainstream users who aren’t yet comfortable with giving up their email client habits. ProtonMail, built around the encryption standard known Read More …

As Cook and Pichai leave China, Valley confronts rising internet tyranny in world’s second largest market

 It’s been a bad few months for internet freedom in China (and really, a bad few decades, but who is counting?). The government brought into force a broad-ranging “cybersecurity law” earlier this year that empowers Beijing to take unilateral control over critical internet infrastructure, while also mandating that foreign companies keep all citizen data local Read More …

New Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen brings her cybersecurity focus to domestic defense

 After a Senate vote on Tuesday, Kirstjen Nielsen has been confirmed as John Kelly’s replacement to lead the Department of Homeland Security. The top position at the DHS has remained open since Kelly left to join the White House as chief of staff in late July. Nielsen previously served on the Homeland Security Council in Read More …

How to Back Up and Import PS3 Game Saves

It’s important to keep your save game data protected. A corrupted hard drive, accidental overwrite or deletion, or even a glitch in your game could destroy hours of progress. On the PlayStation 3, you have several options for backing up and importing saved data. Here’s how to protect your PS3 game saves. Before You Back Read More …

Leesa mattresses are now in Pottery Barn

 You can now find Leesa mattresses, one of the many mattress-in-a-box startups, at Pottery Barn online. Pottery Barn parent company Williams-Sonoma announced the partnership today, saying in a press release, “Starting today, Pottery Barn customers can purchase Leesa’s American-made and expertly designed mattresses online at PotteryBarn.com/Leesa, marking Leesa’s growing… Read More