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  1. Beware: Some smartphone apps collect location data to sell to advertisers, retailers, and more

    The millions of dots on the map trace highways, side streets and bike trails…

  2. iOS 12 adoption hits 70%, Apple confirms

    The adoption rate for iOS 12 is considerably faster than that of iOS 11…

  3. Apple’s iOS 12 utterly shames Google’s Android 9 Pie

    Google’s Android 9 Pie was first released to the public nearly four months ago…

  4. U.S. iOS users targeted by massive malvertising campaign

    A cyber-criminal group known as ScamClub has hijacked over 300 million browser sessions over 48 hours…

  5. Like being tracked? Summon Google Assistant on your iPhone with Siri Shortcuts

    Google has taken advantage of Siri Shortcuts in iOS to make its own Google Assistant…

  6. iPhone owners happier, richer, have more friends than those who settle for Android knockoffs

    Apple iPhone users tend to have more money, more friends, and are generally happier…

  7. Apps installed on millions of Android phones tracked user behavior to execute a multimillion-dollar ad fraud scheme

    In total, the apps identified by BuzzFeed News have been installed on Android phones more than 115 million times…

  8. Samsung brand ambassador sued for $1.6 million for using Apple’s iPhone X in public

    Ksenia Sobchak was hired by Samsung to market its smartphones in the country, but she was spotted using an iPhone X during a television interview…

  9. Facebook really is spying on you – just not through your phone’s mic

    Facebook is now so good at watching what we do online — and even offline, wandering around the physical world — it doesn’t need to hear us…

  10. Apple launches new website devoted to privacy, showing off features of iPhones and Macs

    The feature comes as Apple contrast itself vs. companies like Facebook and Google, which rely on collecting data about their users and making it available to advertisers…

  11. Google to charge Android phone peddlers for its Android apps in Europe

    After receiving a record-breaking €4.34 billion fine in the EU for violating anti-trust laws…

  12. Facebook says Russian firms ‘scraped’ data, including users’ photos to build facial recognition profiles for Russian government

    Facebook removed 66 accounts, pages and apps linked to Russian firms that build facial recognition software for the Russian government…

  13. Google exposed user data, did not disclose to public fearing repercussions

    Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of the Google+ social network…

  14. Google stock down after disappointing Pixel phone release

    Google unveiled the latest edition of its smartphone during a live-broadcast worldwide media event…

  15. After trying and failing to hide the issue, Alphabet pulls plug on Google+ after bug exposes data from up to 500,000 users

    Google will shut down the consumer version of its social network Google+ after announcing…

  16. Roger McNamee: Apple has done extraordinary things to protect user privacy

    Apple is better at data privacy and protection than other tech giants, Elevation Partners’ co-founder Roger McNamee told CNBC…

  17. Google to allow Chrome users to disable controversial login requirement, but leaves it on by default

    Despite the control, it appears the automatic Chrome sign in will still be the default behavior…

  18. Why I’m done with Google’s Chrome browser

    Today I wanted to write specifically about Google Chrome…

  19. Democrat cyber defenders are purging Android phones in favor of Apple iPhones

    The Democrats are keen to avoid another digital disaster…

  20. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 bursts into flames inside New York woman’s purse

    Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 cellphone spontaneously combusted inside a Long Island woman’s purse…

  21. Apple’s best product: Privacy

    The best product Apple offers is intangible, yet far more valuable than a flagship smartphone…

  22. Want Google to track you less? Dump Android and get a real Apple iPhone

    A new study has found that a stationary iPhone sends data 50 times less frequently…

  23. Android sucks 10x more personal data than Apple’s iPhone

    In ‘Google Data Collection,’ Professor Douglas C. Schmidt, Professor of Computer Science at Vanderbilt University…

  24. Researchers find Google harvests more data from Android – and Apple iOS – users than most people think

    A new study from Vanderbilt University gives a look at the just how much data Google is harvesting from its users…

  25. Google hit with lawsuit accusing them of tracking phone users regardless of privacy settings

    Google has been accused in a lawsuit of illegally tracking the movements of millions of iPhone and Android phone users…

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