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Twitter accidentally shares user location data with advertising partner

The social media platform said the information collected was not retained and only existed in their systems for a short time.

14 May 2019 10:33 AM

Facebook sues South Korea data analytics firm Rankwave

Facebook was investigating Rankwave data practices relating to advertising and marketing.

11 May 2019 2:59 PM

Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law

Amazon denied any wrongdoing. “FreeTime on Alexa and Echo Dot Kids Edition are compliant” with the act.

10 May 2019 4:27 PM

5G roll out could be delayed by security concerns

Wright was not able to say when the report into network security would be published.

09 May 2019 9:27 AM

Privacy-minded US lawmakers divided over giving more powers to FTC

Facebook said last month the settlement could cost between $3 billion and $5 billion.

09 May 2019 9:25 AM


Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing privacy questions

The workers categorize items according to five “dimensions,” as Facebook calls them.

06 May 2019 12:03 PM

Canada privacy watchdog taking Facebook to court

The commissioners expressed dismay that Facebook had rebuffed their findings and recommendations.

27 Apr 2019 3:16 PM

Facebook users care less about privacy than regulators

Facebook Inc is preparing for a record-setting fine from US regulators over privacy issues.

26 Apr 2019 8:18 AM

Privacy penalty: Facebook to cough up $3 billion

Shares of the world’s biggest online social network jumped more than 10 per cent to $200.50.

25 Apr 2019 9:45 AM

Microsoft denies face-recognition tech sales over privacy concerns

Microsoft believes it would have likely resulted in innocent women and minorities being held for questioning more often.

18 Apr 2019 10:19 AM


Huawei’s camera beast P30 Pro poses privacy problems?

While the issue is not currently as big as you would think and it has been around for a while too long.

17 Apr 2019 11:35 AM

New social media bill to ban 'dark patterns' tricks

The bill would bar companies from choosing groups of people for behavioural experiments unless the companies get informed consent.

10 Apr 2019 12:12 PM

US top court jeopardizes Google settlement in internet privacy case

Google was accused in the lawsuit of violating a 1986 law governing the privacy of stored electronic communications.

22 Mar 2019 10:14 AM

How Facebook stands to profit from its ‘privacy’ push

Facebook “wants to be the operating system of our lives.”

10 Mar 2019 4:09 PM

Snapdeal, GOME launch high privacy phones C7, C7 Note

Priced at Rs 5,499 and Rs 6,499, C7 and C7 Note will be available on Snapdeal.

07 Mar 2019 2:12 PM


Passenger airlines with cameras built into seats cause privacy uproar

In-flight entertainment systems with cameras were noticed by passengers of American Airlines and Singapore Airlines.

24 Feb 2019 12:17 PM

Triout Android spyware affects 50 million users: Report

Triout Android spyware framework makes a comeback, abusing app with 50 million downloads

23 Feb 2019 12:08 PM

Apple slams down apps that secretly record iPhone screens

The tech giant said that developers either remove the code from the app or disclose it to user for consent, or face action.

08 Feb 2019 10:30 AM

Germany to restrict Facebook's data gathering activities

Germany, where privacy concerns run deep, is in the forefront of a global backlash against Facebook.

08 Feb 2019 10:06 AM

Huawei open to European supervision

Wants cybersecurity to be viewed as a technical rather than ideological issue

08 Feb 2019 10:02 AM