The latest changes to the App Review Guidelines caution against collecting certain information from kids.
New legislation is necessary to prevent discrimination and protect civil rights, says review panel commissioned by President Obama.
The FTC updates rules tied to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, but the changes won't really affect companies like Apple or Facebook.
Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana, coming soon to Windows Phone, falls under US government child protection laws and can't be used by anyone under the age of 13.
The bill was designed to curb NSA surveillance. But many groups withdrew their support after it was "watered down."
Proposed amendment to CISPA says Internet companies' promises to protect customer privacy were legally enforceable. But then Republicans vote it down.
According to a survey, Americans say their biggest concern with online infiltrators is that their financial info will be spied on. Some even admit they're worried about privacy while browsing porn.
Committee overwhelmingly votes down privacy amendments that would have curbed National Security Agency's access to private sector data. Now the bill heads to the House floor for a vote.
New research with New Caledonian crows has demonstrated that they perform as well as 7- to 10-year-old children on cause-and-effect water displacement tasks.
Beware of your texts and Facebook posts. Pics, videos, or messages can haunt you. CNET's Kara Tsuboi looks at tools for keeping messages private.