US regulators would have taken too long to approve the sale based on how it would affect personal information, the Chinese consortium that wants to buy Opera said.
In a battle over an email account, a federal appeals court says the government can't use a US warrant to demand data stored outside the United States.
Lawmaker wants game developer Niantic Labs to explain what information it's collecting from users, why and with whom it is sharing that data.
If you signed into Pokemon Go with your Google account, you might have just handed your digital life over to the game's developers.
Yes, Google does know everything about you.
HummingBad is bad news. Luckily you can find out if you're affected and do something about it.
New legislation calls for service providers to store metadata for up to six months, and expressing pro-terror sentiments online could get you jailed for up to seven years.
The tech giant touted "differential privacy" as a way of smartening up key apps in iOS 10 without having to access specific information about you.
The company says it has a multistep process for green-lighting research that involves info on users. Ethicists are involved.
A proposed amendment could grant the FBI access to your IP address and web-browsing history without requiring a warrant.
Three years after the world learned about US and UK surveillance programs, the reporter who helped publicize Edward Snowden's leaks says concerns over privacy have changed tech -- for the better.
Company is the first to publicly acknowledge receiving National Security Letters based on reforms to the Patriot Act. The special subpoenas give government access to tons of user data without a judge's review.
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