Hackers just stole personal data from millions of Acer customers

Digital Trends

Acer has suffered from a second disastrous data breach in 2021. A group of hackers breached Acer's servers and stole over 60 gigabytes of user data. Computing News Acer cybersecurity data breach hacking stolen data

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Where to Change Quest 2 Privacy Settings and See Your VR Data Collected by Facebook

Road to VR

That means it’s worth knowing what privacy settings are offered to you and what data Facebook collects on your VR usage. How to See What Data Facebook Has Collected About Your VR Usage. Supplemental Oculus Data Policy.

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Data Dive: VR Finishes Q3 Strong

AR Insider

Now as Q3 winds down, we continue the tradition with a critical mass of milestones for a VR data roundup. The post Data Dive: VR Finishes Q3 Strong appeared first on AR Insider. The VR market continues to emit positive signs, which we recently rounded up for Q2.

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This vaccine passport app data breach is a cautionary tale

Digital Trends

Mobile News data breachAn unsecured website owned by Portpass exposed users' personal information.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

How to minimize your data usage at home

Digital Trends

Internet data caps can apply even at home! Here's how to effectively manage your home internet usage and devices to avoid reaching data caps or throttling.

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T-Mobile investigating claims of massive hack involving customer data

Digital Trends

T-Mobile says it's investigating claims that hackers have stolen data belonging to as many as 100 million of its customers. Mobile News data breach hacker security breach T-Mobile

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Andrew Yang’s Data Dividend Project wants you to get paid for your data

Digital Trends

Yang's Data Dividend Project wants to pay you for your personal data. Digital Trends Live News Andrew Yang dt live online data personal data

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Which apps share your data the most

Digital Trends

Data privacy concerns keeping you awake? We look at what data apps are really collecting, what they're doing with it, and which apps keep your data private. Android Apple Mobile Apps data privacy iOS privacy

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How to transfer data from your PS4 to PS5

Digital Trends

Transfer your PS4 games and save data to your PS5 by following these steps. Thankfully, PS5 makes it easy to transfer data from extended storage devices, too. Gaming How-To data transfer PS4 PS5 Video Games

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How Virtual Reality Data Visualization Sets a New Standard for Big Data

ARPost

We live in an age of enormous data creation. The amount of global data generated per year has increased by more than 30x over the past 10 years, and it is projected to more than quadruple over the next five. Source: Data Age 2025 study .

How to check data usage on an iPhone or iPad

Digital Trends

Worried about extra data charges? Our guide on checking data usage on an iOS device helps you stay in control. Apple How-To Mobile check iPhone data usage iPhone data iPhone wireless data Tier 4

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Should Big Tech pay you for your data? It’s possible, but also problematic

Digital Trends

There are a handful of companies on the web that aim to give you control of your data, and even pay you for it. Features Mobile Web advertising data monetization Facebook Google personal data privacy

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Personalizing Learning with Data

Tech Trends VR

Data is arguably one of the most powerful tools we have in modern education. There is building evidence and compelling case studies demonstrating how data management can be leveraged to help schools achieve better results for students by customizing the learning experience. Schools around the world will benefit greatly from capabilities across data integration, interoperability, and provisioning.” The post Personalizing Learning with Data appeared first on Tech Trends.

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Data Dive: Web AR Ratchets Up

AR Insider

To back that up, web AR specialist and innovator 8th Wall recently sent us data that indicate that the emerging AR modality continues to ratchet up in market traction. The post Data Dive: Web AR Ratchets Up appeared first on AR Insider.

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Data Dive: How Do Brands Feel About AR?

AR Insider

The post Data Dive: How Do Brands Feel About AR? Several signals validate that AR can bring considerable value to consumer-facing brands -- everything from try-before-you-buy to interactive ads. But how do brands themselves feel about it? We examine the latest survey sentiments.

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The best data recovery software for 2020

Digital Trends

We rounded up the best data recovery software to help you recover what's lost. Computing Small Business backup Best of data recovery Security Tier 4Is your drive starting to fail? Are files suddenly missing? You need to act fast.

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Here’s how I tracked down the people selling my data, then stopped them

Digital Trends

Shady online data brokers collect and sell your personal information without your permission. Features Web data broker Optery privacyBut with the right software tools, you can stop them.

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Data Dive: How is AR Boosting eCommerce?

AR Insider

The real proof is in the figures and performance data. Now it’s time to revisit this exercise with the latest data. Though some of the above data indicate usage increases and social sharing, the AR-driven conversion lifts that make up the bulk of the list are proof positive.

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Data Dive: VR Finishes Q1 Strong

AR Insider

Now, two months later, there’s a critical mass of milestones for another VR data roundup. Data Dive: VR Starts 2021 Strong. Jumping in, we’ve aggregated several VR data points and milestones for this week’s Data Dive.

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Data Dive: Facebook Reaches 600 Million AR Users

AR Insider

But buried in these updates was another notable data nugget that signals Facebook’s mobile AR growth trajectory. The post Data Dive: Facebook Reaches 600 Million AR Users appeared first on AR Insider.

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Stanford Research Shows VR Users Can Be Identified Using Only 5 Minutes of Motion Data

Road to VR

Using a pool of 511 participants, their system is said to be capable of identifying 95% of users correctly “when trained on less than 5 min of tracking data per person.” “With the rise of virtual reality, body tracking data has never been more accurate and more plentiful.

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A Notorious Hacker Gang Claims to Be Selling Data on 70 Million AT&T Subscribers

GizModo VR

A prolific hacker gang claims to be selling data on 70 million AT&T customers, the likes of which would appear to include names, phone numbers, social security numbers, DOBs, home addresses, and more.

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How to remove location data from your iPhone photos in iOS 13

Digital Trends

Here’s how to remove location data from photos and videos. Apple How-To Mobile Photography Social Media Apple privacy iOS iPhone location dataWant to keep your personal information private?

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China Just Passed a Major Data Privacy Law—With a Big, Government-Sized Loophole

GizModo VR

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The Accellion Data Breach Seems to Be Getting Bigger

GizModo VR

Data breaches have a tendency to grow past initially reported figures. accellion data breach business finance information governance cryptography technology internet articles security security breaches information security data security vulnerability computer security

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How to reduce data usage on your smartphone

Digital Trends

Data is precious, so you should save as much of it as you can. We walk you through the steps of how to reduce your data usage on both Android and iOS. Android Apple How-To Mobile data iOS Tier 4

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Data Dive: Web AR Ratchets Up

ARVR

To back that up, web AR specialist and innovator 8th Wall recently sent us data that indicate that the emerging AR modality continues to ratchet up in market traction. augmented-reality ar consumer-data web

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Data Dive: 7 of the Top-10 Mobile Apps Feature AR

AR Insider

Always see chart date for context, and refer to newer data if applicable. Supporting AR’s overall penetration is new data from Sensor Tower that show top U.S. More from AR Insider… The post Data Dive: 7 of the Top-10 Mobile Apps Feature AR appeared first on AR Insider.

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Have Facebook’s Big Bets on Oculus Exclusive Games Been Successful? A Data-driven Look

Road to VR

First, we’re going to be looking specifically at the Oculus PC store since the bulk of Oculus exclusive content was made for that marketplace, giving us more data to analyze. A Data-driven Look appeared first on Road to VR.

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Data Dive: Wearables’ Hot Streak Continues

AR Insider

More from AR Insider… The post Data Dive: Wearables’ Hot Streak Continues appeared first on AR Insider. W earables continue to be one of the fastest-growing product categories in consumer tech.

Data Dive: VR Finishes Q2 Strong

AR Insider

Now, at the end of Q2, we continue the tradition with a critical mass of milestones for another VR data roundup. Data Dive: VR Finishes Q1 Strong. Data Dive: How Many Quest 2s Sold in Q1? The post Data Dive: VR Finishes Q2 Strong appeared first on AR Insider.

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Data Dive: Snapchat Lenses Keep Rolling

AR Insider

Always see chart date for context, and refer to newer data if applicable. More from AR Insider… The post Data Dive: Snapchat Lenses Keep Rolling appeared first on AR Insider. S napchat is the engagement and revenue leader in consumer AR.

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Data Dive: Signs of VR Rebound Emerge

AR Insider

Here are the recent demand signals and data points we’ve captured. Meanwhile, we continue to see evidence that things are moving in that direction, including the sampling of data points above.

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Google Adds Raw Depth API to Improve Spatial Awareness & Depth Data for Android AR Apps

Next Reality AR

For most mainstream users, LiDAR sensors for precision depth sensing remain the exclusive domain of Apple iPhones and iPads, but Google is helping Android device makers close the depth gap on the software side via its ARCore toolkit.

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How big data forced the hunt for extraterrestrial intelligence to evolve

Digital Trends

How the age of big data is changing the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Features big data citizen science seti space

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Epik Was Warned About a Large Security Flaw Before Its Data Leaked

GizModo VR

Epik, the controversial web registrar that frequently comes under fire for hosting far-right groups and individuals, has had an immense amount of its data spilled onto the internet in recent days.

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