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  1. Austrian data privacy activist files complaint against Apple, others for failing to fully comply with GDPR

    Apple and Amazon are among eight tech firms named in a complaint filed in Austria by non-profit organization noyb…

  2. Hidden documents reveal how Facebook made money by bamboozling children

    Two Facebook employees deny a refund request from a child whom they refer to as a ‘whale’ – a term coined by the casino industry to describe profligate spenders…

  3. Roger McNamee: I mentored Mark Zuckerberg. I loved Facebook. But I can’t stay silent about what’s happening.

    I am disappointed. I am embarrassed. I am ashamed…

  4. Hackers expose 773 million email addresses and 21 million passwords, check yours here

    In raw form, it comprises 2.7 billion rows of email addresses and passwords, including over a billion unique combinations of email addresses and passwords…

  5. Apple CEO Cook calls for U.S. Congress to pass comprehensive federal privacy legislation in TIME op-ed

    In 2019, it’s time to stand up for the right to privacy — yours, mine, all of ours…

  6. Senator Marco Rubio introduces privacy bill to create federal regulations on data collection

    Senator Marco Rubio introduced a bill Wednesday aimed at creating federal standards of privacy protection…

  7. DuckDuckGo taps Apple Maps to power private search results

    Map and address-related searches on DuckDuckGo for mobile and desktop are now powered by Apple Maps…

  8. Apple’s deals with Samsung and other TV makers shows Apple TV can’t keep pace with its rivals

    Samsung said that its 2019 smart TVs would come with the ability to buy and rent movies…

  9. Judge: U.S. feds, cops can’t force you to unlock your iPhone with finger or face

    A California judge has ruled that American cops can’t force people to unlock their iPhone…

  10. Apple cracks open the gate to their famous walled garden

    In a series of uncharacteristic partnerships with tech rivals…

  11. Americans warming to use of facial recognition tech – survey

    A growing number of Americans are OK with the facial recognition technology…

  12. Apple runs huge billboard touting privacy outside CES show in Las Vegas

    Though Apple is not scheduled to make an appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show…

  13. U.S. regulators sue Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal

    Nine months after a whistleblower revealed Facebook had allowed outsiders to improperly access personal information…

  14. For years, Facebook gave other tech firms more intrusive access to users’ personal data than it has disclosed

    Facebook gave Netflix and Spotify the ability to read Facebook users’ private messages…

  15. Walt Mossberg quits Facebook

    Walt Mossberg is far from alone in giving up on Facebook…

  16. Apple, Google, Microsoft, and others denounce Australia’s ‘deeply flawed’ anti-encryption law

    Apple, Google and Microsoft have denounced the Australian government’s decision to pass an anti-encryption law that…

  17. Backdoors: Australia passes laws allowing spies and police to snoop on encrypted communications

    Australia Thursday passed controversial laws allowing spies and police to snoop on the encrypted communications…

  18. Google killing Allo messaging service

    Allo, once the vanguard platform of Google’s plans for messaging, will officially shut down…

  19. UK lawmakers publish internal Facebook emails that reveal use of free iOS ‘spyware’ VPN and more

    Facebook purposely obscured the fact that calls and texts would be recorded…

  20. Apple security expert moves to ACLU as ‘public interest tech’ builds

    A senior Apple Inc security expert left for a much lower-paying job at the American Civil Liberties Union…

  21. Marriott: Hackers accessed up to 500 million Starwood customer records

    Marriott International Inc said on Friday that hackers accessed up to 500 million customer records…

  22. Apple approves Indian government’s Do Not Disturb app, avoiding iPhone ban

    Fed up with years of waiting for Apple to implement anti-spam measures for iPhones…

  23. Should Apple have its own search engine?

    Apple CEO Tim Cook was made to answer a very uncomfortable question…

  24. Target may finally be preparing to bring Apple Pay to stores

    The days of Apple Pay not being accepted at Target could be coming to an end…

  25. U.S. senator says privacy bill draft could arrive in early 2019

    Members of U.S. Congress from both parties have criticized Facebook, Google, and Twitter over data breaches, a lack of online privacy options, and concern about political bias…

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