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Edit Google account permissions from an Android device

It's easy to forget how many apps and services you've granted access to your Google account. Luckily, you can monitor it from an Android device.

By June 9, 2014

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Supreme Court debates police permission to search cell phones

Modern smartphones carry a trove of personal information. The nation's top court weighs the nuances of police using them to gather evidence without first getting a warrant.

By April 29, 2014

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Block Android apps from phoning home without your permission

The free NoRoot Firewall prevents nearly all connections to and from your Android phone until you expressly allow the app to access your Wi-Fi or cell network.

By February 7, 2014

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Google removes app permissions manager from Android 4.4

In the most recent Android 4.4 release, Google has disabled a hidden feature that could control or disable permissions for individual apps.

By December 15, 2013

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KitKat update removes app permissions toggle

Google quietly pulls a hidden feature in Android KitKat that allowed people to deny app permissions on a case-by-case basis.

By December 13, 2013

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You shall not pass (this time): Google+ tweaks permissions

Google's social network-powered sign-in system gives developers more nuanced options when asking for user permissions.

By December 11, 2013

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How to keep your computer awake without touching the mouse

Or the keyboard. If you're tired of Windows dimming the screen or going to sleep without permission, try this.

By September 3, 2014

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Shop in 140 characters: Twitter tests ability to buy products in tweets

Twitter dives into social-media fueled shopping with a "Buy" button that lets consumers purchase goods without leaving its site.

By September 8, 2014

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Google, Facebook, Yahoo seek permission to publish FISA requests

In an attempt to achieve greater transparency with users, the companies petition the US government for permission to publish requests made under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

By September 9, 2013

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Simple.TV antenna DVR debuts ability to share recorded TV shows

Simple.TV says it doesn't anticipate any legal issues for its new feature allowing users to share their recorded shows with up to five others, regardless of whether or not the invitees have the paid service.

By August 18, 2014