Protego Daily Update: 12/11/18

Here are the five stories we are following today:

The New York Times has a published an expose into the use of location data by mobile apps: Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret

Leaders of more than 120 U.S. tech companies are speaking out against what they see as an effort to dramatically curb legal immigration into the United States without approval from Congress.

Today, Google CEO Sundar Pichai will testify before the House Judiciary Committee in a hearing focused on transparency, data collection, and filtering. Wired has 5 questions the Committee should ask. And, after Google announced that 52 million people may have had their data compromised, the hearing could be intense.

Will AI positively impact humans by 2030?  A new Pew study found that 63 percent of experts said humans would be better off and 37 percent said they wouldn’t be.

50 years ago was what some deem to be the kickoff of the personal computing era, all kicked off by Doug Engelbart of SRI International the “Mother of All Demos”.  

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