Hayley Tsukayama

Facebook’s privacy changes look different for Europeans and Americans

All 2.2 billion people who use Facebook will soon see changes to their privacy settings, in response to a sweeping new privacy law in Europe — but American users won't see exactly the same thing as their European counterparts.

Apple pledges to spend $350 billion and bring 20,000 jobs to the US within next five years

Apple said that it will spend $350 billion in development and create 20,000 jobs to the United States in the next five years, following the recent corporate tax changes and a greater push to increase manufacturing in the US.  As part of this inves

How blockchain could change your life

One of the many buzzwords at this week's CES technology show is "blockchain" — the technology underpinning the bitcoin craze.

Twitter explains why it won’t block ‘world leaders’ — without naming President Trump

Some Twitter users have called, repeatedly, for the social network to block President Donald Trump's account — but a new statement from Twitter essentially says that is not going to happen.

You may not know much about the companies exposing your personal information. But they know a lot about you.

Here's a fun question to pose at the family dinner table: have you ever heard of Alteryx? Whether you have or not, chances are good that it has heard of you.

Major tech-industry group drops opposition to sex trafficking bill

The Internet Association -- which counts Google, Facebook, Twitter and others among its members -- reversed course and said it will support the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA), a bill designed to make it easier to sue websites that enabl

Rogue Twitter employee deactivated President Trump’s personal account on last day on the job, company says

President Donald Trump boasted Nov 3 of his social media influence after his personal Twitter account was briefly deactivated by a departing company employee, raising serious questions about the security of tweets the president wields to set major

Privacy messenger app Confide, used by some in White House, gets slapped with lawsuit that says it's not as secure as it claims

A new lawsuit claims that Confide, a privacy-focused messaging app reportedly used by several politicians including those in the Trump administration in February, may not be as secure as it has advertised.

What you’re really agreeing to when you accept your smart TV’s privacy policy

Let's be honest here — most of us don’t read the privacy policies for smart televisions. And even if we try to, it’s often difficult to read them, particularly on a television screen.

The US government has withdrawn its request ordering Twitter to identify a Trump critic

The legal battle between Twitter and the US government ended April 7, after the Department of Homeland Security withdrew its demand that the tech company release information to identify an account holder whose tweets are critical of President Dona