Google's extra-secure Allo chat uses familiar encryption tech
It's the same protection used in Signal and WhatsApp.
Waze hack lets creeps track your driving
It creates thousands of ghost drivers that pinpoint your location.
Shortened URLs make it easy to spy on people
Security researchers find six-character short URLs expose your personal data to anyone who looks.
France fines Google for breaking 'right to be forgotten' law
The nation can't control what people access outside its borders, Google says.
Google enhances Gmail security and beefs up its warning systems
If you're the victim of a state-sponsored hacking attempt, Google wants to make sure you know it.
Google now encrypts over 75 percent of its internet traffic
As a rule, you can assume that most of your Google data is relatively secure.
Privacy concerns kept Nest from making an Echo-like assistant (updated)
Now Nest thermostats work with Amazon's smart speakers instead.
Twitter, Facebook support Apple in its fight with the FBI
Other tech companies are speaking up about the potential downside of being forced to weaken security.
Google CEO: FBI's request of Apple could set a 'troubling precedent'
Sundar Pichai has some concerns about user privacy.