Data privacy experts caution that current laws and regulations do little to hold Google and other companies that collect health data to their promises.
By Michelle Chapman, Associated Press
Google has struggled to stake a big presence in the wearables market, though this deal could give it more of an opportunity to compete with the Apple Watch.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
The company is allowing users to see the activity that Facebook tracks outside its service via its "like" buttons and other means. Users now have the option to turn off the tracking.
By Mae Anderson, Rachel Lerman, Associated Press
Companies say the practice helps improve their services. But users aren't typically aware that humans and not just computers are reviewing audio.
We asked five experts with backgrounds in data security and tech law if FaceApp worries them. Their resounding answer was yes.
The growing popularity of FaceApp, a photo filter app that allows users to transform their features by adding or removing wrinkles, is sounding alarm bells among privacy advocates and lawmakers. There are questions about how the images of people's faces…
The hearing comes during a week when Immigration and Customs Enforcement has come under scrutiny for requesting states provide it with scans of driver's license photos.
While Facebook remains one of the world's largest companies, it has lost some public trust in recent years, due to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Russian influence campaigns during the 2016 election and privacy issues. Now, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg…
Roger McNamee was an early investor in Facebook and still holds a stake in the social media giant--but he’s also become a vocal critic of its practices, especially around how it handles user data. McNamee offers his humble opinion on…
This week, Facebook revealed that security breaches on the social media site could expose personal data for approximately 50 million users. This comes as the company faces renewed criticisms for utilizing a hidden function to share users' contact information, like…
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