“Google shuts down its social network Google+ amid claims a bug that exposed the data of ‘hundreds of thousands’ of users was kept secret to avoid scrutiny from regulators.”
“The age of the downloadable gun formally begins”.
“The European Commission has been investigating Android more closely over the past year after rivals complained that Google has been abusing its market dominance in software that runs on smartphones. FairSearch originally filed a complaint against Google back in 2013, and the group included competitors like Nokia, Microsoft, and Oracle. Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer also called Google a ‘monopoly’ at the time, one that authorities should control.”
That last sentence above!
“There have been a spate of worldwide scandals involving the hacking, theft and loss of data among IT companies in recent years, including AshleyMadison.com, Uber, Facebook, Equifax, Yahoo, Apple, and even IBM, just to name a few.”
Do you still use a flash drive or portable usb storage?