EU backs away from proposed five-year facial recognition ban
Instead, it will recommend that member states assess the technology themselves.
Federal agencies reportedly bought phone location data to track immigrants
The government may be using the data to find leads on illegal border crossings.
Researchers can 'steal' data by tracking a PC monitor's brightness
No network connection required.
Ireland's data privacy watchdog opens probes into Google and Tinder
Under GDPR, the companies could face hefty fines.
Facebook gives parents more control over Messenger Kids chats
Parents can now see how their child is using the app.
Avast is shutting down its subsidiary that sold user data
The annoucement comes just days after a report uncovered Jumpshot's practices.
Avast packaged detailed user data to be sold for millions of dollars
The data doesn't include personal information, but experts fear it could be 'de-anonymized.'
Major health records company fights federal rules on shareable patient data
The regulations could make it easier for patients to access their data via apps.
Tinder is working on a panic button for dangerous situations
It can send emergency services straight to your location.