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  • Many teens actually take their online privacy seriously, survey finds

    Many teens actually take their online privacy seriously, survey finds
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Teens may be ahead of the curve when it comes to protecting privacy on mobile apps and devices. And the younger they are, the more cautious they are about their personal information online. That's according to a new survey from Pew...
  • Some users of Apple's iMessage, iCloud lose service for several hours

    Some users of Apple's iMessage, iCloud lose service for several hours
    Parts of Apple’s iMessage instant-messaging platform and iCloud backup service were out of commission for almost 11 hours, but for only about 1% of users, according to Apple’s website. The outage began at 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday and ended at...
  • Google Now offers entertainment content alerts, location sharing

    Google Now offers entertainment content alerts, location sharing
    Google Now, the omniscient notification app in newer Android smartphones and tablets, added a feature this week that could be beneficial for the entertainment industry. “When searching for music artists, movie actors, filmmakers and TV shows on...
  • LAUSD has deal for ad-free Bing searches

    LAUSD has deal for ad-free Bing searches
    Students and staff at L.A. Unified School District can now use the Microsoft Bing search engine without having to see ads or adult-content links in their search results. The partnership between Microsoft's Bing search unit and several major school...
  • Venice Film Festival kicks off awards race

    Summer's not yet over and Hollywood's annual awards race has already started — though you may have to hop a plane and travel several thousand miles to notice. The Venice Film Festival opens Wednesday, to be quickly followed by two other high-...
  • New York Times outage traced to phishing email to Melbourne IT partner

    Melbourne IT, an Australian firm that allows website owners to buy addresses such as latimes.com, said the downtime suffered by the New York Times website Tuesday began when hackers gained access to the user name and password of one of the company's sales...
  • Three Orange County office buildings sold as market picks up

    Three Orange County office buildings sold as market picks up
    Three office buildings in Mission Viejo and Newport Beach have sold in two transactions that, combined, industry observers valued at more than $90 million as investor demand for Orange County commercial properties heats up. The sales to large national...
  • Creating a safety 'Net for kids

    Creating  a safety 'Net  for kids
    Sexting and its consequences aren't things you want your tween or teen to learn about the hard way. The fallout from having nude photos or salacious messages spread via social media networks can be far more dramatic than red-cheeked embarrassment or a...
  • Film insurer's goal is to keep cameras rolling

    Film insurer's goal is to keep cameras rolling
    Filming on the next installment of "The Hunger Games" won't begin for another month, but Paul Holehouse already is assessing the risks. Holehouse will fly to Atlanta this week to check for asbestos in an old warehouse — one among many sites that...
  • Facebook under fire from privacy watchdogs over 'Sponsored Stories' ads

    Facebook under fire from privacy watchdogs over 'Sponsored Stories' ads
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Privacy watchdogs are asking federal regulators to block proposed changes to Facebook policies that they say would allow the company to use the names and images of its nearly 1.2 billion users without their consent to endorse products...
  • As online privacy concerns rise, Americans seek to avoid surveillance

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Do Americans care about their online privacy? More and more. As they share more personal information on social networks and other online services, they are hankering for better control over who has access to that stockpile of intimate...