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Tech companies urge Obama to safeguard encryption

Industry groups representing Apple, Google and many others say they're firmly opposed to any policy that would undermine technology that helps ensure users' privacy.

By June 9, 2015

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UK filters to safeguard children block wrong sites -- report

The UK is now drafting a list of sites that should be unblocked by the filters and put onto a whitelist to ensure they stay accessible.

By January 31, 2014

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Samsung, LG smartwatches give up personal data to researchers

In an era of identity theft and government surveillance, two smartwatches might not be doing you any favors keeping your privacy intact.

By June 11, 2015

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Google streamlines privacy controls, analyzes your security settings

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.

By June 1, 2015

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Child-friendly apps earn 'family star' in Google Play store

A new section in the Google Play app store is designed to help parents find appropriate apps, games, movies and books for their kids.

By May 28, 2015

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NSA's collection of phone-call data could be cut off for a time

As a key deadline approaches, the US Senate votes against extending a controversial National Security Agency program -- but votes down a bill designed to reform it.

By May 23, 2015

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Google, YouTube Kids under fire for 'inappropriate content'

Child advocacy groups say that the "family friendly" YouTube Kids app is anything but that.

By May 19, 2015

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Google patches Password Alert after flaw exposed

Just seven lines of code were used to dupe the anti-phishing tool. Google fixed the problem, but a new flaw has apparently been revealed.

By May 1, 2015

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Google now lets you download your search history

The company had previously let users view their search history, but this is the first time it's providing a download tool.

By April 20, 2015

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How to stay safe online: CNET's security checklist

Do you have good habits? Safeguard your personal information against the most common Internet perils by taking these security measures.

By April 4, 2015