Tag: privacy

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...
Google Security Checkup Location Privacy

Selling of location data must be investigated by the FCC, senators urge

T-Mobile, AT&T, and other telcos may need to be more careful this time in protecting the privacy of the consumers. Some US senators and...
Firefox Focus for Android

Firefox Focus update offers better user control, enhanced privacy settings

Mozilla has just released another update for Firefox Focus. This one delivers more user control while making sure their data are kept secure and...

Yahoo still scans your email to market to advertisers

Google has been adamant in making sure that Gmail users know they have not been scanning their inboxes and selling information to advertisers. This...