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  1. U.S. House Republicans demand answers from Apple, Google on privacy, data practices

    Four senior U.S. House Republicans sent letters on Monday to the chief executives of Apple Inc…

  2. NSO Group employee allegedly stole company’s powerful iPhone spyware for personal profit

    NSO Group sells some of the most potent, off-the-shelf malware for remotely breaking into smartphones…

  3. How smart TVs in millions of U.S. homes track more than what’s on tonight

    The growing concern over online data and user privacy has been focused on tech giants…

  4. Significant artificial intelligence enhancements on tap for Apple’s platforms

    WWDC 2018 introduced significant enhancements to artificial intelligence (AI) on Apple’s platforms…

  5. Privacy on Facebook and Google is ‘like holding a gun to your head’

    Vesselin Popov and his team at the University of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre have found themselves embroiled…

  6. More proof that iPhone backdoors are a stupid idea: Massive cache of law enforcement personnel data leaks

    A data breach at a federally funded active shooter training center has exposed the personal data of thousands of US law enforcement officials…

  7. California lawmakers approve data-privacy bill despite opposition from Google, Facebook, advertisers

    California Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday signed data privacy legislation aimed at giving consumers more control…

  8. What is Exactis and how could it have leaked the data of nearly every American?

    A company you’ve likely never heard of allegedly exposed some of the most personal data…

  9. Exactis leak exposes 340 million personal records: Phone numbers, home addresses and religious beliefs were publicly accessible

    Exactis might be fueled by data, but its recent blunder is a warning that any database without firewall protection…

  10. Apple CEO Cook talks leadership, social issues at ‘CEO Initiative’ series

    Apple CEO Tim Cook is unafraid to speak his mind on issues ranging from data privacy and immigration…

  11. Facebook patents show it can predict when you’ll get married, change jobs, and die

    Facebook has been widely recognized for the extreme lengths it takes to collect data on its users…

  12. Silicon Valley execs will convene in San Francisco to discuss privacy

    Privacy and government affairs officers from a number of the largest tech companies plan to convene..

  13. 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…

  14. How to keep your personal intimate photos off Apple’s iCloud

    You don’t have to be a celebrity to be concerned about your privacy…

  15. A bug in Apple Mac’s ‘Quick Look’ feature leaks encrypted data, researchers find

    A bug in macOS can expose the contents of a user’s files, including document text and photo thumbnails…

  16. Apple highlights user privacy as Facebook exec steps down

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook takes every opportunity to highlight his company’s commitment to privacy…

  17. Apple’s App Store privacy crackdown may hurt Facebook’s Onavo app

    Apple Inc.’s new rules for app developers limit their ability to harvest user contact data…

  18. The 18 things you may not realize Facebook knows about you: Firm reveals the extent of its spying in a 454-page document to U.S. Congress

    The creepy ways Facebook spies on its users have been detailed in a bumper document…

  19. Apple cracks down on apps sharing information on users’ friends

    Apple Inc. changed its App Store rules last week to limit how developers harvest, use and share information…

  20. Apple and Google are heading in the same direction, but on different paths

    Developer conference season is behind us, leaving in its wake a huge pile of software updates to come…

  21. WWDC 2018: Apple’s counterintuitive business moves

    Apple has always put forth the image that it cares more about surprising and delighting its customers than about cold hard cash…

  22. Apple pummels privacy-trampling Facebook

    In the early days of Apple, of course, the company’s Evil Empires were IBM and Microsoft…

  23. Facebook confirms sharing users’ personal data with Chinese companies

    Facebook Inc said Tuesday it has data sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese companies…

  24. Apple’s macOS Mojave removes integration with third-party internet accounts like Facebook

    Dropping support for third-party social network accounts fits into Apple’s vision of enhanced privacy protections…

  25. Apple, where’s the smarter Siri in iOS 12?

    Apple this week had every opportunity to show off new voice skills for Siri…

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