With all the attention and media coverage that Apple gains for its iPhones and iPads, it’s easy to forget that Apple is actually the number two product in its field. The iOS operating system that runs those devices comes in second place to the Android operating system, which can be found on everything from Kindle Fire tablets to Windows phones.
A long legal battle has finally come to a close, and while it can’t erase the pain the victim’s family endured, it can serve as a warning to medical facilities when it comes to safeguarding patients’ privacy.
As identity theft has grown over the years, law enforcement officials and policymakers have had to break the crime into subgroups based on what type of information was stolen and used, and who the intended victims are.
There’s no doubt that social media has changed our lives, and for the most part, it’s been for the better. People are able to connect with one another with ease, and meeting up with friends (old and new) is usually just plain fun.
Many mobile applications are developed these days to share every aspect of our private lives. Keeping this in mind, it may be strange to think about protecting your privacy when using the newest mobile applications.
It’s amazing how social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram—just to name a few of the hundreds of similar sites—have become so much a part of our everyday lives in such a short amount of time.
People, in general, just don’t like change. There’s something to be said about the familiar, about knowing how and why something works. And when a newer version of something we already love comes out, it’s inevitable that we’ll start to pick apart the differences, to weigh the pros and cons and pass judgment as to whether or not this new thing is really better.