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50 Shades of Samsung - Privacy, Security or Convenience?

Samsung has been very naughty. And not the 50 shades of Grey kind.

Over the last weekend we discovered that Samsung has been playing "peeping Tom" in our homes. Through privacy disclosure, Samsung revealed that its TV sets might listen to our conversations and even share them with third parties (http://g3t.ca/Fii9y2). All the pundits and defenders of privacy are now racing to find the right adjectives to  properly scold Samsung and demand higher levels transparency from the company.

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RIP Nokia

Microsoft is killing Nokia. The brand that is. Microsoft announced that it is changing the phone name from Nokia Lumia to Microsoft Lumia. Rebranding will take some time, but with this move, it is evident that the brand is dead.
Nokia was the synonym for mobile phones. However, not many people know that the company was named after village in Finland. Another lesser known fact is that Nokia started as a pulp mill and maker of rubber boots in the 19th century.

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