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Tag: Edward Snowden

  1. Google Home Mini spies on everything reviewer said 24/7, transmits recordings to Google’s servers

    It was waking up thousands of times a day, recording, then sending those recordings to Google…

  2. 37,000 users unwittingly installed a malicious Chrome web browser extension from Google’s Web Store

    A fraudulent browser extension was downloaded by 37,000 Chrome users after it sneaked past Google’s Web Store vetting processes…

  3. Facebook plans to spend as much as Apple, up to $1 billion, on original shows in 2018

    Facebook Inc. is loosening its purse strings in its drive to become a major hub for video…

  4. Young people are leaving Facebook

    This marks the first time eMarketer has ever predicted a decline in Facebook usage for any age group…

  5. iCloud changes put Apple on collision course with overreaching governments

    Apple has consistently argued against laws that would require tech companies to build so-called ‘back doors’ into their software…

  6. Apple flies in top executives to lobby Australia’s Turnbull government on encryption laws

    Apple’s top privacy executives have flown out to Australia twice in the past month…

  7. Apple meeting with Australian government to discuss proposed encryption ‘back doors’

    Attorney-General George Brandis will meet with global tech-giant Apple this week…

  8. Why Google Assistant can’t beat Apple’s Siri for iPhone users

    Some people think Google’s virtual assistant beats Siri in reliability and capability…

  9. Google Assistant features that Apple’s Siri can’t currently match

    Earlier this week, Google finally put the Google Assistant onto iPhones..

  10. Alphabet to push Google Assistant to iPhone as standalone app via Apple’s App Store

    Google is set to announce a version of its AI-powered assistant for Apple Inc.’s iPhone as soon as Wednesday…

  11. If you haven’t already, it’s time to remove Facebook from your life

    Delete your Facebook account. No, but really…

  12. President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey who called for iPhone backdoor

    President Trump has fired the director of the F.B.I., James B. Comey…

  13. After U.S. gov’t refuses to declassify sum paid for FBI’s San Bernardino iPhone hack, Senator Dianne Feinstein inadvertently reveals it

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate committee that oversees the FBI, said publicly this week that the government paid $900,000 to break into the locked iPhone…

  14. FBI’s James Comey: ‘There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America’

    All of us have a reasonable expectation of privacy in our homes, in our cars, and in our devices. But…

  15. FBI Director James Comey cancels SXSW 2017 appearance

    FBI Director James Comey will be unable to attend SXSW due to “scheduling conflicts” that…

  16. How to delete your online existence, while saving your data

    Sick of Snapchat? Tired of Twitter? Fed up with Facebook?

  17. News organizations ask judge to force FBI to reveal how much it paid to unlock San Bernadino Islamic terrorist’s iPhone

    Last year, the battle between Apple and the FBI dominated headlines…

  18. Proving Apple’s assertion that there are no good backdoors, hacker dumps iOS cracking tools allegedly stolen from Cellebrite

    The hacker responsible has publicly released a cache of files allegedly stolen from Cellebrite…

  19. A hacker just proved that Apple was right to worry about creating a backdoor to the iPhone

    Last year, when the F.B.I procured a court order forcing Apple to unlock an iPhone belonging…

  20. What Apple got right but Amazon is getting wrong

    Law and technology frequently operate at cross purposes….

  21. U.S. to disclose estimate of number of American citizens under surveillance

    The U.S. intelligence community will soon disclose an estimate of the number of Americans whose electronic communications have been…

  22. Yahoo discloses ‘largest hack of all time,’ says hackers stole data from over one billion users

    Yahoo said it is forcing all affected users to change their passwords and is invalidating unencrypted security questions…

  23. President Trump’s attorney general pick Jeff Sessions could restart the encryption fight

    After weeks of speculation, President-elect Donald Trump today named Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as his choice for attorney general…

  24. Facebook wants to start selling TV ads via Apple TV and Roku boxes

    Next week, Facebook will start delivering video ads on apps that run on set-top boxes like Apple TV and Roku…

  25. Google to try to overcome Pixel phones’ myriad weaknesses with massive advertising blitz

    Google’s new ‘Pixel’ smartphone is off to a fast marketing start with $3.2 million in television ads…

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