Tech Talk Tuesdays on VOCM’s Early Drive Show with Claudette Barnes is a weekly tech spot highlighting the latest tech news and gadget reviews. On this episode we discuss virtual assistants and the privacy trade-offs that come with this convenience.
For the last century, we’ve imagined a future where we’re surrounded by robotic butlers that are classy, smart, and discreet. We wouldn’t think twice of asking an embarrassing question of a digital assistant, or entrusting them with sensitive information, because it’s directive would be to serve only its owner. RIGHT? …..
Today we are at the cusp of an evolution in smart, connected gadgets called The Internet of Things or IoT; a concept that has an estimated 25 billion devices worldwide connected to each other providing for us a powerful learning resource as computing power and Internet connectivity are embedded within …..
Some 20,000 Air Canada customers woke up last week to learn their personal information may have been compromised after a breach in the airline’s mobile app, which prompted a lock-down on all 1.7 million accounts until their passwords could be changed. Air Canada said it detected unusual login activity between …..
If you don’t have enough to worry about; from criminals trolling for your passwords or social media borrowing your personal data, you can now rest assured that on top of that, basically everyone is curious about what you’re doing on your smartphone. And most people have absolutely no problem glancing …..