The search giant has signed an agreement promising to tweak how it gathers personal data from users in Britain.
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The ride-hailing service revises its privacy policies to be "easier to understand," but it also mentions it can access passengers' location data even when they're not actively using the app.
App maker Disconnect accuses Google of abusing its "dominant position" in a complaint filed with the European Union.
The search giant also creates a privacy site that will "candidly" answer user questions on how Google collects data and what it does with all of that information.
Technically Incorrect: The Electronic Frontier Foundation's annual "Who's Got Your Back?" rankings see a vast gap between some tech companies and others.
The search company says any blog with sexually explicit content or graphic nudity will be made private as of March 23. Blogs created after that may be removed, depending on the severity of the content.
Technically Incorrect: Samsung says that it wants to make clearer what really happens when its Smart TVs capture your voice at home.
In a sign that Apple is aiming to expand its voice on social issues, Lisa Jackson is promoted to the company's first vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives.
The chairman of the Belgian Privacy Commission, William Debeuckelaere, says Facebook's behavior "cannot be tolerated."