Facebook Suspends Analytics Firm Over Data Usage ConcernsFacebook said Friday that it has suspended Boston-based analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data.
Supreme Court: Warrant Generally Needed To Track Cellphone Location DataThe Supreme Court on Friday said the government generally needs a warrant if it wants to track an individual's location through cell phone records over an extended period of time.
Amazon's Face Recognition Technology Raises Fears Of 'Big Brother'Amazon has handed new technology that can identify faces in the crowd to law enforcement. Now, privacy watchdogs are gearing up for a surveillance showdown.
Amazon's Idea For Employee-Tracking Wearables Raises ConcernsNews that Amazon has considered wearables has raised concerns about workplace surveillance.
Berkeley Police Ask Public's Help Identifying Suspected ProwlerSecurity cameras captured images of the man allegedly trying to open the doors of cars and then hiding as cars drove past.
Facebook Tightens Rules On Data Collection Used To Spy On Activists, ProtestersFacebook is prohibiting developers from using the massive amount of data it collects on users for surveillance. This includes using such data to monitor activists and protesters.
Yahoo Restores Automatic Email Forwarding After Brief OutageYahoo says it has restored automatic email forwarding after a brief outage sent a flutter of indignation across the internet.
Twitter, Instagram, Facebook Stop Sharing Data With Surveillance Software Used By Bay Area PoliceThree of the largest social media sites have halted surveillance product Geofeedia's access to its user data.
Yahoo Users Find It Harder To Leave Email Service After BreachAs Yahoo's embattled email service suffers through a slew of bad news, some users are finding it hard to leave.
Yahoo Doesn't Deny Email Scanning, Calls Report 'Misleading'Yahoo responded again Wednesday to a report that it scanned incoming email to hundreds of millions of accounts for the U.S. government.
Man Caught On Camera Opening Fire On Homeless Man In BerkeleySurveillance video released by Berkeley police today shows a shooting suspect at a downtown Berkeley car wash open fire on a homeless man across the street last week.
Reddit's Surveillance 'Warrant Canary' Disappearance Sparks ConcernIt's called a "warrant canary" and it was absent from Reddit's latest annual transparency report, released on Thursday.
VIDEO: Thieves Enter, Snatch, Grab iPhones From Apple Store In PleasantonPleasanton police hope surveillance video will lead to the capture of 4 suspects in a snatch and grab robbery at the Stoneridge Mall.
Fremont Police Seeking Female Burglary Suspect Seen Pushing Stroller On Surveillance FootagePolice are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a female burglary suspect pushing a baby stroller who was caught on surveillance video.
Twitter Warns Users Of State-Sponsored Cyber AttackTwitter is warning some users they may have been targets of a cyber-attack from a state-sponsored group.