Dating Apps Leak Personal Data, European Group SaysDating apps including Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder leak personal information to advertising tech companies in possible violation of European data privacy laws.
Thousands Of New Laws Take Effect In California On Jan. 1, 2020Californians will face more than a thousand new laws in 2020, including several significant laws effecting their safety, health, children's education and wallet.
California's Groundbreaking Privacy Law Gives Consumers More Control Over DataCalifornians are about to get a groundbreaking new privacy law to protect their data online and on their phones.
Privacy, Consumer Groups Seek To Block Google-Fitbit DealNine privacy, social justice and consumer groups are calling for the U.S. government to block Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of San Francisco fitness-gadget maker Fitbit.
California Attorney General Becerra Takes Legal Action Over Facebook Privacy PracticesCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Wednesday that his office is taking legal action against Facebook over the social media giant’s privacy practices.
Google Rolls Out Updated Privacy Tools For YouTube, MapsGoogle is rolling out more tools for users to control their privacy settings.
Google To Transcribe Some Audio Recordings Of Voice Commands AgainGoogle is restarting a practice in which human contractors listen to and transcribe some voice commands people give to the company's artificial intelligence system, Assistant.
Facebook Suspends 'Tens Of Thousands' Of Apps In Wake Of Cambridge AnalyticaFacebook said Friday that it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Amid Privacy Crisis, Facebook Now Wants To Put A Camera On Your TVWhen Facebook first introduced Portal, a smart speaker with a screen, in October of last year, the company was grappling with a seemingly endless list of privacy issues.
3-Year Ban of Police Body-Camera Face-Recognition Tech Passes LegislatureCalifornia is poised to ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras for three years after votes by the state legislature this week.
From Likes To Love; Facebook Launching Dating ServiceFacebook is stepping up from tracking mere likes to helping users in their search for love.
YouTube To Pay $170M Fine After Violating Kids' Privacy LawGoogle's video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children's personal data without their parents' consent.
Apple Apologizes For Listening To Siri Recordings, Promises ChangesApple apologized on Wednesday for letting contractors listen to commands that users give to its voice assistant Siri.
Facebook Rolls Out Tool To Block Off-Facebook Data GatheringFacebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you block the social network from gathering information about you on outside websites and apps.
Mountain View Residents Concerned About Citywide Drone UseMountain View residents will soon get to weigh in on whether they think the city's fire, police and public works departments should use drones for city business.