Tag: privacy

Google says it’s going after Dutch audio data leaker

Google has finally responded to the report from the Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS which showed that they were making audio data from Google Assistant...

Google allegedly lets contractors listen to Google Assistant recordings

If you think you’re safe from prying ears since you didn’t say any trigger word for your Google Assistant, time and time again we’re...

Amazon keeps your Alexa data and transcripts “indefinitely”

While there’s an upside to having all these digital voice assistants at our beck and call, there are of course some privacy and security...

Google announces roll-out of new privacy, security tools

While most of those who attended or are following the Google I/O Developer’s conference are there for the new developments and features for Google...

We’re still waiting for that Facebook Clear History button they promised

It’s almost been a year since Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that they’re working on a Clear History button that would let users clear...

Google’s location history now used as a tool by law enforcement

While Google uses your location history, once enabled, primarily to send you targeted ads and other location-based services, we kind of knew that sooner...

Facebook apparently still tracks deactivated accounts

Some people can’t bring themselves to totally delete their Facebook account for one reason or another. One option if you want to still have...

Facebook apparently asking for your email passwords for verification

Facebook seems to be continually doing a “hold my beer” moments to itself, always outdoing their own privacy debacles, one after another. Just a...

Facebook still receives your data from third-party apps

Facebook is still the top social network even after almost a decade. We know many people have already quit but no doubt millions of...
FIDO passwords

FIDO2 and Google partner to lessen the need for passwords

Knowing the subject may not matter to a lot of people but Android's being certified by FIDO will affect many mobile consumers. It's because...

Adiantum by Google allows encryption for all smart devices, Android phones

In celebration of Safer Internet Day, Google is improving mobile security. Any move to improve in this area is welcomed by consumers especially if...
Huawei China not spying Trump

Huawei not spying for China, CEO says

Huawei is on its way to the top but not without a big fight. It's currently the No. 2 mobile brand after Samsung. It...