Apple updated its FindMyFriends app to allow you to get alerts when your friends enter or leave a custom-set radius around the location of your choice.
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Perhaps Apple will provide a coupon for a free game of Whack-a-Mole with its next iOS update.
"It looks like Andew got slammed into a desk by federal agents while trying to hand his phone to his lawyer after the court asked for his phone," his publicist told me via email.
"It's a f*cking ludicrous charge," Auernheimer told me this morning from New Jersey. "The FBI has tried to frame me for terrorism five times, and by their own admission they've been surveilling me since I was 15 years old."
National Security Letters allow the government to secretly request information about you from companies you're associated with. A judge ruled them unconstitutional today.
The moral of the story: Keep the illegal stuff to your personal email accounts, kids.
Qustodio, which creates software that lets parents see into a child's browsing behavior and application use on many devices, received $1 million in seed funding today.
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With this settlement, HTC must immediately stop making false promises about how it respects its customers' privacy. It must also fire up new security measures.
"The decisions are more than amazing," Thilo Weichert, a German privacy commission, said in a statement.
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Microsoft really wants its Outlook.com email app to pick up new users. Its solution? Attack the hell out of Google's incredibly popular Gmail service.
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Just as Path was beginning to put last year's controversy over its access to user address books, the social networking app is in hot water again over location data within images.
Wickr, a self-destructing messages app, released new features today in the hopes that people will start to use its privacy app instead of texts and less secure messaging channels.
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The most trusted companies in America include HP, Amazon, IBM, eBay, and Microsoft. But Apple and Google, the two companies at the forefront of the mobile revolution, didn't make the cut.
In an effort to stay transparent, Google released details of its three-point plan for handling government requests for its users email and cloud services today.
Japanese researchers develop LED-glasses that protect you from being analyzed by facial recognition software.