Oracle's next big business is selling your info

There’s a decent chance you’re part of Oracle’s next big business. Not selling products to you, but selling you as a product. That’s the idea behind the Oracle Data Cloud, a massive pool of information about consumers and companies. The tech titan has put it together by tracking people across the web and buying data…

Microsoft pulls plug on Windows 10's debut version

Microsoft will issue the final security update for the debut version of Windows 10 tomorrow. Windows 10 1507 — Microsoft tags feature upgrades with a yymm label — will receive its last security patches on May 9. The retirement date had been quietly announced last month when it appeared on several support documents. [ Related:…

US device searches at borders ignite resistance

Aaron Gach wasn’t expecting U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents to demand to search his smartphone when he returned to San Fransisco from Belgium in February. The artist and magician, a U.S. citizen, had just attended an art event near Brussels and was targeted for advanced screening by CBP after his flight landed in the U.S.…