Tech Companies News Byte: Dell Turns to Wearable Tech as Windows 8 Fails to Boost PC Sales

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Tech Companies News Byte: Dell Turns to Wearable Tech as Windows 8 Fails to Boost PC Sales

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Tech Companies News Byte: Dell Turns to Wearable Tech as Windows 8 Fails to Boost PC Sales

by Wochit 1:22 mins

Windows 8 failed to boost PC sales and now vendors are scrambling to find the next big thing. Companies such as Google, Apple, Samsung, LG and Microsoft are all said to be interested in wearable technology, and?according to The Guardian, Dell?is "exploring ideas in that space" as well. Sacrebleu! The NSA isn't the only security agency to collect data. In fact, France's PRISM-like program is going very strong with thousands of trillions of metadata elements stored in a Parisian basement, according to a report from French newspaper Le Monde. The program targets phone communications, emails and data from Internet giants, such as Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Yahoo! It is deemed illegal by the CNIL, the French data protection authority but it is not as clear as it seems. Germany continued its campaign to stir up outrage over recent revelations that the NSA spies on Internet communications.?German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich said that any Internet users afraid that their private information might be exposed to NSA snooping have a simple way to protect their data: Stop using U.S. services like Google and Facebook. "

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