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Mozilla plans permission toggles in Firefox OS

Firefox OS phone owners will be able to flip app permissions on and off at will in a far-future version of the browser-based mobile operating system.

By August 26, 2014

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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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Checking out Photoshop for Chromebooks: Network-computing revived

Adobe Photoshop Streaming runs on a Google server instead of your PC. Remember Sun Microsystems' motto "the network is the computer"? CNET's Stephen Shankland takes a look.

By November 22, 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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FAA said to be imposing strict rules on commercial drone use

The FAA's anticipated ruling is expected to impose a number of tough restrictions for operators such as requiring licenses and limiting flights to daylight hours.

By November 24, 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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Sen. Franken questions Uber about 'troubling disregard' for user privacy

Minnesota Democrat wants answers in the wake of a report that an Uber executive monitored a reporter's movements on the ride-sharing service.

By November 19, 2014