EU agrees to data deal with Japan as US pact hangs in the balance
The EU and Japan want to shape global standards for data protection.
Lawmakers ask FTC to investigate smart TV data collection
They say consumers should be given the opportunity to consent.
Microsoft calls on Congress to regulate facial recognition
President Brad Smith also said its ICE contract isn't used for facial recognition.
Marketers collected personal info from closed Facebook groups
A Chrome extension that enabled this has been discontinued.
MLB is bringing biometric ticketing to select ballparks
Your fingerprint will be all you'll need.
Google Chrome prevents sites from launching Spectre-like attacks
Site isolation is the law of the land as of Chrome 67.
Timehop's breach included user birthdate and gender data
The hacker's IP address has been given to law enforcement officials.
Dark web shop was selling access to a major airport's security systems
It only cost $10.
Open source hasn’t made tech more open
Democratic ideals have given way to governments and corporate giants.