Last week, Google announced new privacy settings for its websites, Gmail, and Android-based phones that it claims are designed to “make things simpler” for users. Privacy advocates, however, say that Google just wants to grab more of its users’ valuable personal info, à la Facebook — a perception not exactly refuted by Google’s latest page of FAQs about the changes.
Recently, Apple Inc. has come under fire for the labor violations of their suppliers in China. Long hours, unsafe working conditions and a shamefully inconsistent policy on “Casual Fridays” are just some of the complaints being voiced. But Apple, always the nimble marketer, is responding quickly to the situation. Not by improving the conditions, but using the tragic events as an advertising tool.
We continue our amazing celebration of Spy vs. Spy’s 50th anniversary with another unrealistically-excellent custom toy — this time courtesy of The Beast Brothers! That is some insane detail! Have you ever seen a Spy skull that teeny-tiny before? What? You have? Jeez...you’ve had a crazy life...
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Holy scoop neck sweater, Batman!
Tonight, Fox unveils the Kiefer Sutherland drama Touch, about a 10-year-old boy who can’t connect with other people. In the same time slot, MSNBC is premiering a similar show, about a 64-year-old presidential candidate with the same tragic problem. Here’s hoping that one of these productions gets the axe come November.