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Sen. Al Franken questions Pokemon Go creator over data-collection policies

Lawmaker wants game developer Niantic Labs to explain what information it's collecting from users, why and with whom it is sharing that data.

By July 12, 2016


Google Lunar XPrize

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. It's the Google Lunar XPrize, and we're giving you an inside look at how the teams are preparing for lift-off.


Clinton's tech policy backs entrepreneurs and more internet access

Hillary Clinton unveils a tech agenda that promises to reinvigorate the economy. At least one critic warns that her plans are costly.

By June 29, 2016


Tech privacy policies need an overhaul, regulators say

The heads of two federal agencies that regulate cybersecurity said during interviews at CES that technology companies need to do more to protect consumers' personal information.

By January 6, 2016


GOP convention sponsors have second thoughts as online activists notch win

ColorOfChange and Credo Action pressure 30 big companies to ditch or curtail their sponsorship of the Republican National Convention because of its divisive candidate. Half, including Apple and HP, listen.

By July 16, 2016


How Apple plans on making features smarter while balancing privacy

The tech giant touted "differential privacy" as a way of smartening up key apps in iOS 10 without having to access specific information about you.

By June 18, 2016


The Snowden effect: Privacy is good for business

Tech companies didn't look so good when Edward Snowden revealed they were helping governments spy on average people. But the revelations have worked in the industry's favor.

By June 3, 2016


Everything you need to know about Google's My Activity page

Yes, Google does know everything about you.

By July 10, 2016


Supreme Court rules Spokeo not done with privacy lawsuit

The high court rules a lawsuit over false information can continue -- if the appellate court finds the bad intel caused concrete harm.

By May 16, 2016


Google is spending half a billion dollars to curry Europe's favor

The search giant is financing European startup offices, music concerts, art exhibitions and training courses, trying to warm relations as regulators home in on the company, according to a report.

By July 19, 2016


Facebook's newest privacy problem: 'Faceprint' data

A court case moves forward over whether the social network is breaking the law for not asking your explicit permission for scanning and storing your facial features.

By May 6, 2016