Responding to user privacy concerns, Apple issues a statement describing the restrictions it places on the collection of customer data.
To stop terrorists and other criminals, cell phones should have encryption backdoors to enable US government surveillance, argues FBI Director James Comey.
Snapchat tells its more than 100 million users that some third-party apps pose a threat. But the photo-sharing service doesn't address why outsiders were able to connect to Snapchat in the first place.
A leaked Walgreen's memo says Apple Pay will launch this week, Google tests doctor video chats for those searching about illness, and Snapchat's photo leak is a security wake-up call.
The messaging app says it's not responsible for the leaking of thousands of private photos by hackers. Also, Dairy Queen is hit by a credit card data breach, and Microsoft's CEO needs good karma after bad advice.
The search giant has approved about 42 percent of the requests, which have been streaming in since May 29.
US government surveillance is destroying the digital economy, a roundtable of execs from Google, Microsoft, Facebook and other tech companies tell Sen. Ron Wyden.
A study claims Apple's Siri is the most distracting hands-free system for drivers, Microsoft makes a pledge to protect student privacy, and Redbox shuts down its streaming service.
The social network is planning a move into health care, JPMorgan Chase reveals that a cyberattack exposed data for more than 80 million customers, and Groupon expands into grocery store coupons.
An Australian Senator has a novel idea for fighting proposed mandatory data retention legislation, calling on Internet advocates to direct their protest at politicians in meme form.
Some 7 million small businesses were also compromised in the computer attack over the summer -- far more than the 1 million customer accounts initially thought to have been breached.
While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.
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