Tag Archives: users

5 things you need to know about the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement

The Privacy Shield agreement is intended to guarantee the personal information of European Union citizens the same privacy protection when processed in the U.S. as it would receive at home. Where these guarantees are not available, the information must stay in the EU. Privacy Shield replaces the earlier Safe Harbor agreement, which was torn up by the Court of Justice ... Read More »

Hive smart thermostat goes stupid, roasts users

Over the weekend, several Hive smart thermostat in the U.K. were singing Nelly’s classic song Hot in Herre, and that wasn’t a good thing. A glitch in the popular thermostat sent temperatures at some users’ homes soaring to 32°C (89.6°F). Hive claims a user base of about 300,000 for its smart home products and is owned by British Gas, a ... Read More »

Box, Dropbox users can now edit Office documents together in real time

Business users who rely on cloud storage providers like Dropbox and Box now have some improved tools in their collaboration arsenal, thanks to a set of integrations thatMicrosoft announced Wednesday. Starting Wednesday, Office Online users can work in real time on documents, spreadsheets and presentations shared inside Box, Dropbox, Citrix ShareFile and Egnyte. That means those folks who don’t use ... Read More »