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YouTube and Its Social Impact

YouTube and Its Social Impact

In early 2005, three PayPal employees worked on, and released, a video-sharing platform called YouTube that would come to have a big impact on social life as it is known today. Started by Jawed Karim, Steve Chen, and Chad Hurley, the company was initially capital funded and received an $11.5 million investment from Sequoia. The website initially went […]

Facebook World Wide Data Scandal

Facebook World Wide Data Scandal

Advertisers have had “enough” and made themselves heard after the latest data breach that left Facebook users susceptible to exploitation. Co-founder Mark Zuckerberg spoke out for the first time about the hack on Wednesday evening, March 21, 2018, to say a “rupture of trust” had taken place and that he is “very sorry.” Nonetheless, the data […]

Facebook and the Breach of Personal Data

Facebook and the Breach of Personal Data

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) stated on Monday, March 26, 2018 that Facebook’s data privacy has been breached. The social media giant’s shares then dropped over five percent. USA Today reported that the company’s users are angry. Also, the company’s shareholders are losing money. Critics of the corporation said that the social media giant should be held accountable […]

Microsoft Fights for Customers’ Privacy in the U.S. Supreme Court

Microsoft Fights for Customers’ Privacy in the U.S. Supreme Court

On Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court will take on the argument between the federal government and Microsoft over the privacy of its customers’ information. The issue? Can Microsoft be forced to turn over emails stored on servers overseas? Privacy advocates believe that if the federal government wins it would cause a problem. […]

Hewlett Packard Recalls Batteries for Specific Devices

Hewlett Packard Recalls Batteries for Specific Devices

Hewlett Packard is initiating a voluntary worldwide safety recall and replacement program. The lithium-ion batteries for specific laptops could overheat and they pose the threat of fire to customers. The batteries were sold between December 2015 an December 2017. The batteries for the following devices have been recalled: HP ProBook 640 G2 HP ProBook 645 […]

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