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Court docs: after a search warrant, Facebook gave Puerto Rico private info from student news outlets; some fear it was a politically motivated search for crimes (The Intercept)

As seven University of Puerto Rico students prepare to face trial in February for participating in a nonviolent protest more than two years…

Insurance comparison shopping startup Insurify raises $23M Series A led by MTech Capital and Viola Fintech (Alex Wilhelm/TechCrunch)

The venture-backed insurance world is more than the Lemonades and MetroMiles of the world. There’s more room in the industry for startups…

Apple Silently Removes Zoom’s Vulnerable Web Server Software from Macs

Apple Silently Removes Zoom’s Vulnerable Web Server Software from Macs

After the drama over the popular video conferencing app, Zoom’s use of hidden web server on Macs, Apple has finally stepped in. It has…

Facebook Plans to Launch Experimental Apps But under NPE Team Name

Facebook Plans to Launch Experimental Apps But under NPE Team Name

Facebook is introducing a new brand of experimental apps for consumers under the New Product Experimentation Team name, or under the label of NPE…

Microsoft Is Sneaking App Ads into Android Menus

Microsoft Is Sneaking App Ads into Android Menus

It has been pointed out that in case a person uses a Microsoft app on their Android phone, Microsoft might be silently advertising its…

A Serious Security Glitch of Zoom App Could Allow Websites to Hijack Mac Cameras

A Serious Security Glitch of Zoom App Could Allow Websites to Hijack Mac Cameras

Security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh has publicly divulged about a serious zero-day vulnerability that is present in the video conferencing app Zoom for Mac computers….