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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


Apple: Here's how we try to protect your privacy

An updated privacy page from the iPhone maker details how it tries to safeguard your privacy with each of its offerings, from Apple Pay to iCloud.

By September 29, 2015


Galaxy S6 vs. S6 Edge vs. Edge+ vs. Note 5: Which new Samsung smartphone should you buy?

Four superphones with four similar styles and specs. We'll help break down the pros, cons, and how much extra you pay to upgrade from the S6 to the S6 Edge to the Note 5 to the Edge+. Whew!

By August 28, 2015


Data breach exposes 10M health records from New York insurer

Hack of Excellus is the latest in a string of attacks that, experts say, show records are more valuable than credit card numbers on the black market.

By September 10, 2015


Most Android phones at risk from simple text hack, researcher says

Last year, more than 1 billion Android devices shipped around the globe. Security firm Zimperium says this vulnerability could affect 95 percent of them.

By July 27, 2015


Intel ups referral bonus to achieve more diversity in its workforce

The company will now pay as much as $4,000 to employees who refer women, minorities, and veterans who are ultimately hired by Intel as it works to improve diversity in its workforce.

By August 4, 2015


Samsung pledges $85M to help cancer-stricken workers

The electronics giant will also use the cancer fund to improve worker safety at its manufacturing facilities around the world.

By August 3, 2015


Daimler CEO: Nokia Maps bid all about security

Although exact figures haven't been publicly announced, it's believed that Daimler's Mercedes-Benz brand, along with BMW, Volkswagen, and Audi are willing to pay as much as $3.3 billion for Nokia Here.

By July 23, 2015


Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015


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