Did you know these iPhone apps record your screen while you use them?


Fucking Apple.. smh but google ain’t much better with some of the latest news of their data collection methods….

When an app says it’s collecting data for technical support or analytics purposes, it seems innocuous but a report by TechCrunch and The App Analyst found a number of iOS applications that went much further without informing users. The apps mentioned, including Air Canada, Abercrombie & Fitch, Expedia, Hotels.com and others used analytics software from a company called Glassbox that embeds “session replay” tech to show them exactly what users are doing. Continue reading

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Former NFL Star Martellus Bennett Publishes Book that Encourages Black


This is very dope…. but dude been on good ish for a while hence why he is out the NFL…

Former NFL tight end Martellus Bennett is on a mission to inspire young Black boys to dream beyond the narrative they see of themselves in media.

Following the shooting deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling more than two years ago, Bennett penned a poem titled “Dear Black Boy” that specifically addressed young Black kids today who are unable to escape the images of trauma that is imposed on them. Continue reading

FamilyTreeDNA Gives FBI Access to Its DNA Database

Sheeple are so trusting….

There are plenty of reasons to be wary of at-home DNA testing, particularly if you’re concerned about genetic privacy. That’s especially true now that it’s come to light that FamilyTreeDNA, one of the largest private genetic testing companies, is cooperating with the FBI to give its agents access to its genealogy database. Continue reading

Former Big Pharma CEO Pleads Guilty to Opioid Kickback Racket

Nothing happens by accident including the opiod epidemic….

During his time at the helm of opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics, Michael Babich conspired to pay doctors to boost prescriptions of fentanyl, a deadly opioid that has killed thousands.

As America continues to tackle the nation’s worst drug abuse epidemic in our short history, the federal justice system has finally started to go after the country’s deadliest drug dealers — Big Pharma CEOs. On Wednesday, the latest corporate pusher appeared in federal court to face responsibility for his role in expanding the opioid epidemic. Continue reading

Battle of the Home Automation Assistants

Good comparison of voice assistant devices… I don’t trust none of them… Amazon or Google lol

Between the Google Home Mini and the latest Amazon Echo Dot, the price and promoted features are pretty similar. This week, we’ll try to figure out which one is the best virtual assistant by putting the two smart home devices head-to-head.

Please disable the microphone on your Alexa and Okay, Google devices before watching this video.

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Merry New Year or something….

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Yo… it’s ya man and I been busy travelling but now I’m working on video stuff…

mostly tech demos but a few ads….

 

 

 

almost forgot,

I went to Philly for the “holidays” and hung out in Center City and south Philly…

shame how YT has taken over South Philly and it reminds me of Rosevelt Road (in Chi) when it started gentrifying….

don’t forget to check out the GbA Shirt Shop at http://gbashirtshop.us.to

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How Facebook Schemed Against Its Users

This story should surprise no one… FB ain’t shit…

Last year, I was trying to solve a mystery. Facebook’s “People You May Know” tool was outing sex workers’ real identities to their clients, and vice versa, and I was trying to figure out how. A sex worker using the pseudonym Leila told me she had gone to great lengths to hide her identity from clients by using an alternate name, alternate email address, and burner phone number—contact information she didn’t provide to Facebook—yet Facebook was still inextricably linking her with her clients, suggesting them to her real-name account as people she might want to friend. Continue reading

Ethiopia takes land back from 95 investors, including a Saudi billionaire

Good biz! Afrika for afrikans!

Ethiopia has revoked a total of 412.6 hectares of land held by investors, including Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi for failure to create jobs and develop the city, as promised when the lands were awarded to them, head of Addis Ababa Land Bank Tesfaye Tilahun told the Voice of America. Continue reading

Invest in the First Black Woman-Owned Cafe & Farmers Market Franchise That Will Be Owned by the Community

From the crib!!!

Roots & Vine Produce and Café, spearheaded by Ena Jones, a single mother of 3, born and raised in Chicago, has set its Grand Opening for this fall 2018 on Chicago’s South Side in the Morgan Park Community. The plan is to create a Wi-Fi friendly café with a healthy menu, coffee, smoothies, and juices as well as tempting pastries. Continue reading