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iPhone fingerprint scanner sparks privacy worries

Should we trade our biometric data and privacy for the sake of convenience?

By Sep. 17, 2013


The 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' gets an iPhone, too

A project called "Art x Smart" injects famous works of art with a dose of 21st-century technology.

By Nov. 6, 2013


Former Microsoft privacy chief no longer trusts company

Caspar Bowden says he was unaware of the PRISM data-sharing program when he worked at the software company.

By Sep. 30, 2013


Germany fines Google $189K for Street View Wi-Fi data breach

The fine imposed by Germany represents a total of 0.002 percent of Google's $10.7 billion net profit in 2012, and would take mere minutes to claw that back.

By Apr. 22, 2013


German officials latest to challenge Facebook

Facebook has undue access to the names and e-mail addresses of people who aren't even members, one of the country's data protection officials argues in a complaint.

By Jul. 7, 2010