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privacy

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How Google tricks itself to protect Chrome user privacy

An open-source project called Rappor uses randomly muddled data to let Google gather information about people's software usage while keeping individuals' behavior private.

By 1 November 2014

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Apple CEO had 'very open' talks with China on privacy, security

Tim Cook met with a Chinese official to talk online security amid allegations that the country tried to hack Apple's iCloud service.

By 25 October 2014

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Android co-founder Rubin leaving Google to lead startup incubator

Andy Rubin leaves Google and its ambitious robotics projects behind to return to another of his passions: building successful startups.

By 31 October 2014

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KakaoTalk tries to rebuild image after privacy flap

The Korean messaging app promises to reduce how long messages are stored and to add end-to-end encryption in an effort to appease worried users.

By 15 October 2014

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Use Tinfoil for Facebook to protect your privacy on Android

Skip the official apps for Facebook and check out this privacy-focused one instead.

By 18 October 2014

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​Google on Android Lollipop security: Set it and forget it

Google's lead security engineer on Android thinks you shouldn't have to be a tech whiz to keep your phone secure.

By 29 October 2014

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How to adjust iOS8 privacy settings

iOS8, Apple's new mobile operating system, is being lauded for its speed, design and nifty new features. But when it comes to privacy and location, users may feel more exposed. With a few simple steps, you can change that. CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains how in this Tech Minute.

By 8 October 2014

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Guard your privacy online

Tips on protecting your online privacy by getting off the grid, deleting your Facebook account, and erasing location data from your photos.

By 7 October 2014

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Protect your privacy online

This week we show you how to remove personal data that can be found online, how to completely get rid of your Facebook account and how to disable geotagging when you take and share photos.

By 7 October 2014

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Change these iOS 8 privacy settings

Keep your location and personal data on lockdown with these iOS 8 settings changes.

By 3 October 2014