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Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 3:00 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

California to Stop Student Information Sales

California to Stop Student Information Sales

The state is trying to restrict how technology companies sell and disclose personal information on students in kindergarten through high school. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 2:34 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Facebook for Rich People Only $9K a Year

Facebook for Rich People Only $9K a Year

Dubbed the "online country club for people with more money than time," Netropolitan hopes to attract users that pay $9,000 for a one-year subscription. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 3:13 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Google to Allow Accounts for Kids Under 13

Google to Allow Accounts for Kids Under 13

Google is planning to offer accounts to kids under 13 accounts for the first time, reports say. Read »

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 5:09 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Google Scans Your Email for Child Porn

Google Scans Your Email for Child Porn

Google notifies authorities when it finds child porn images in a Houston man's Gmail account, meaning the company likely scans Gmail accounts for offending photos, reports say. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 10:57 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Facebook Will Track Your TV Watching

Facebook Will Track Your TV Watching

Facebook will now report user viewing information on smartphones or tablets to Nielsen, the TV ratings company. Read »

Friday, May 30, 2014 at 12:12 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Facebook Wants Kids

Facebook Wants Kids

Facebook files for a patent to let children under 13 use the social network with parental supervision. Read »

Friday, May 23, 2014 at 4:24 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Meet the Zuckasaurus, Facebook's New Mascot

Meet the Zuckasaurus, Facebook's New Mascot

Facebook's new privacy mascot is a chubby, blue dinosaur with a skinny laptop now nicknamed the Zuckasaurus. Read »

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 6:28 AM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Privacy Group Says Snapchat Data Isn't Safe

Privacy Group Says Snapchat Data Isn't Safe

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has put out its annual report on which companies protect your information most from government requests -- Snapchat, AT&T, Amazon and Comcast get the lowest marks. Read »

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 3:46 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Stalk People with Facebook's "Nearby Friends"

Stalk People with Facebook's

Facebook released its "Nearby Friends" feature so now users can be notified when friends are physically nearby. Read »

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 at 12:19 PM
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By Barbara E. Hernandez

Blackphone: The More Private Smartphone

Blackphone: The More Private Smartphone

A handset, dubbed the Blackphone, is being touted as the pro-privacy smartphone. Read »

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Scott McGrew The host of Press:Here, Scott has 20 years experience as a television reporter, 10 of them covering technology. His work has been seen on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, Fox News Channel and the BBC. He has been nominated for 10 Emmy Awards, but he’s quick to point out he’s never won any. He has been dabbling in computers since his first Apple II.
Barbara E. Hernandez Barbara is an award-winning business journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle and PCWorld.com. In her spare time, she lends money to entrepreneurs in developing nations, ponders the tech world and spends way too much time on Facebook. Follow her on Twitter @bhern.