Education apps are sending your location data and personal info to advertisers

Apps for teaching kids can come at the price of your privacy, researchers warn. Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. With the coronavirus pandemic pushing schools online out of public health concerns, parents and teachers are turning to digital alternatives like apps to bridge […]

Facebook says it’s catching Russian-linked fake accounts earlier

Facebook has been pulling down fake accounts ahead of the US presidential election.  Image by Pixabay/Illustration by CNET Facebook said Tuesday that in August it removed more than a dozen fake accounts and pages, tied to an infamous Russian troll farm known as the...

Walmart Plus takes on Amazon Prime with $98-a-year membership fee

A truck hauling Walmart merchandise down the highway near Fredericksburg, Texas. Getty Images Walmart has seen its e-commerce business grow enormously during the coronavirus pandemic, as millions of people have avoided venturing into stores. The big-box retailer is...