Children’s group accuses Google of violating privacy laws with ‘teacher approved’ apps

Children's advocacy groups are pressuring federal regulators to investigate whether Google recommends children's apps meant to…

Virginia’s new data privacy law shows why consumers need federal legislation

When Gov. Ralph Northam signed the Consumer Data Protection Act into law on Tuesday, Virginia joined…

Google to stop tracking user web browsing history to sell ads

Google announced Wednesday that it will stop tracking users' web browsing to sell online advertisements as…

Chat app Clubhouse has audio leaked to general public

The app has security holes, and there is no clarity on how the company will correct…

Police department uses Ring video to investigate crimes tied to Black Lives Matter protests

Civil liberties advocates cry foul, but others see it as standard investigative tactics using modern technology.

US lawmakers will push for new privacy regulations

A significant privacy bill will be on Congress's agenda during the next two years, with privacy-focused…

Facebook starts Oversight Board for users to appeal content removal

Facebook's Oversight Board has begun allowing users to appeal the removal of content.

Senators push for health privacy measures in COVID-19 stimulus

Lawmakers want to limit use of collected data to healthcare only.

Trump targets TikTok, claiming security issues

Recently, President Trump threatened to ban the Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok, saying the popular short-form…

Google Working On New Version of Google Glass, New VR Devices, and High-Tech Temporary Tattoos

Photo credit: JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images, from the November 6, 2014 exhibit by Niki de…

Brother of Tottenham defender Aurier dies in France

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham have confirmed the death of defender Serge Aurier’s younger brother, who media…

Ohio senator wants to shake up privacy regulations

In recent months, members of Congress have introduced several bills designed to protect consumer privacy, but…

Trump Campaign App Is Spreading Misinformation and Violating Users’ Privacy, New Report Claims

Alex Wong/Getty Images The Trump campaign app is being used to access a broad swath of…

Tech giants back off from providing facial recognition to police

Three major tech companies have backed away from their facial recognition programs after long-standing questions about…

NWSL player tests positive for COVID-19

A National Women’s Soccer League player on an unidentified team has tested positive for COVID-19 just…

Former England defender Sansom in hospital

LONDON (AP) — Former Arsenal left-back Kenny Sansom, who played for England in the 1982 and…

Small government advocates raise concerns over contact tracing in coronavirus fight

A high-tech method to pinpoint who is infected with the coronavirus is drawing pushback over potential…

User surge highlights Zoom’s privacy problems

Use of the popular videoconferencing service Zoom has skyrocketed as schools and workplaces remain closed during…

New privacy bill would add 440 FTC employees

New legislation introduced in the Senate would pump up the Federal Trade Commission as a way…

Former Cardiff player Peter Whittingham dies at 35

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Peter Whittingham, a former Premier League soccer player who suffered a serious…