The U.K. is in talks with Google over access to sensitive genetic data and we are already starting seeing similar conversations taking place in the U.S.
Apps aren’t required to declare who they share data with—and when they do, it's often buried in long legal documents that a typical customer won’t read, much less understand.
Prohibiting data transfers to the US will not protect Europeans. It will hurt them and the rest of the world.
The Knight News Challenge awarded a total of $3.2 million to 17 data projects on Tuesday.
Fantasy leagues are about to get granular and may kill your passion for your favorite team.
A reporter had his car totally disabled by remote hacking.
Software company Tableau wants to give ordinary people data visualization software that’s as easy to use as Facebook.
Facebook claims a bug caused it to place a cookie in the browser of anyone that visited the site.
After the NSA scandal, most major tech companies have been transparent about which governments are asking for customer data.
The doll, critics say, could be used as a surveillance tool, among other things.
“Time for tackling climate change is now,” said Apple as company announces €1.7 billion in green data centres.
With little congressional involvement, the Justice Department is changing the rules about how law enforcement obtains warrants.
Unwelcome Pepsi advertisements interrupt movie-watchers programming.
After growing concern, company clarifies to customers with whom it’s sharing their voice commands.
Nearly two years after the Snowden revelations, intelligence agencies are being instructed to curtail their surveillance activities.
Software company Workday says their program can let management know which employees are thinking of leaving.
Senators release letter outlining loose FBI restrictions regarding “stingray” technology.
California judge rules the social network must go to court over controversial practice.
NSA reports released through FOIA lawsuit detail range of unlawful surveillance practices.
Facebook team answers community questions in second global town hall.
Can U.S. courts order tech companies to target customers with spyware?
The company that installed cellphone tracking devices in payphone booths is spearheading the installation of hot spot hub network.