Google’s ‘Surprise’ Nest Microphone Was a Flub – Not a Privacy Scandal

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Google copped to making a mistake Thursday by not disclosing a microphone component  present in its Nest Guard devices, an enhancement to the Nest Secure suite. No Reports of Actual Consumers Bothered By Google’s Secret Nest Microphone Google’s surprise microphone alarmed consumer privacy advocates, but no word yet from any major news sources reporting that … Read more

An Inside Look at ProtonMail: End-to-End Encrypted Email

An Inside Look at ProtonMail: End-to-End Encrypted Email

Bitcoin users are no strangers to cryptography. After all, Bitcoin wouldn’t even exist without it, since cryptography prevents double-spending and allows the network to verify ownership of coins. Of course, the primary purpose of cryptography has always been secret communication, and a new service called ProtonMail is offering exactly that. ProtonMail is an email service … Read more