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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. Saudi ties entangle Laurene Powell Jobs’ Emerson Collective

    Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance has become a litmus test for business leaders…

  3. Newspaper claims Turkey has Apple Watch audio of Saudi writer’s slaying

    Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi…

  4. Apple Watch could help find missing Saudi dissident

    Jamal Khashoggi believed he was safe in Turkey…

  5. U.S. Senator: Middlemen are selling Americans’ location to the highest bidder without their consent

    Cellphone carriers usually ask for their customers’ blessing before listing their phone numbers…

  6. In major win for privacy, U.S. Supreme Court says warrant required for phone location data

    The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of digital privacy…

  7. Apple’s iPhone will securely and automatically share emergency location with 911 with iOS 12

    iPhone users in the United States who call 911 will be able to automatically and securely share…

  8. Apple is reportedly removing apps that share your location data with third parties

    Apple is also cracking down on instances where the data is used for purposes unrelated to improving the user experience…

  9. AccuWeather deflects blame after selling users’ data, even if they opt out

    AccuWeather basically handed over its users exact locations — even when they opted out of providing location data…

  10. AccuWeather and Reveal Mobile issue joint statement about iOS app location tracking

    While Reveal is updating its SDK, AccuWeather will be removing the Reveal SDK from its iOS app until it is fully compliant…

  11. AccuWeather app caught sending iOS user location data, even when location sharing is off

    Weather app AccuWeather has been caught sending geolocation data to a third-party data monetization firm…

  12. Alphabet delivers Google Maps destination history to Apple’s iOS

    As a competitor to Apple Maps, Google Maps does a pretty great job on iOS…

  13. New Apple Report suggests governments everywhere are demanding customer data

    Apple has published the latest edition of its biannual report on Government Information Requests…

  14. How your Mac can rip out incriminating and personal data from photos

    Most of us take a photo, save it or share it, perhaps do a little tweaking, editing, and filter enhancements…

  15. FBI vs. Apple isn’t over; Fourth Amendment issues remain

    The FBI and Apple reached a cease-fire last week, but it can’t last…

  16. Apple says it may not be needed to unlock New York drug dealer’s iPhone

    Apple Inc. said it may not be needed to help unlock an iPhone connected to a drug case in New York…

  17. Any collection of Apple customer data requires sign-off from ‘privacy czars’

    Unlike Google, Amazon, and Facebook, Apple is loathe to use customer data to deliver targeted advertising…

  18. How scientists discovered Banksy’s true identity

    For 20 years, the identity of notorious street artist Banksy has been one of the art world’s best-kept secrets…

  19. U.S. Congress likely to side with Apple vs. FBI in iPhone unlocking fight

    In the days after the attacks of Sept. 11, law enforcement and national security agencies brought Congress a lengthy list…

  20. The FBI’s case against Apple got kneecapped in Brooklyn: The judges rebuke couldn’t have been stronger

    Using the word ‘tyranny’ once and ‘absurd’ nine times, Judge Orenstein accused the DOJ of trying to…

  21. U.S. Magistrate Judge: The U.S. government cannot force Apple to unlock an iPhone in New York drug case

    The U.S. government cannot force Apple Inc. to unlock an iPhone in a New York drug case, a federal judge ruled…

  22. Apple wants judge to rule if it can be forced to unlock defendant’s iPhone

    Apple has requested a court in New York to rule finally whether it can be compelled to assist investigators…

  23. Apple CEO Tim Cook defends privacy, encryption amidst terrorist concerns

    Apple CEO Tim Cook staunchly defended personal privacy and the use of encryption on iPhones…

  24. Piggybacked U.S. cybersecurity bill may rile Apple Inc.

    The cybersecurity proposal shields companies that voluntarily share threat data with the U.S. government…

  25. Obama administration wants access to smartphones

    A civil-liberties advocate called the Obama administration one of the worst for privacy protections…

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