Facebook: No, we're not using your phone's mic to eavesdrop
The company responded to rumors that it listens in to decide which ads it will show you.
Google will add special touches to Nexus phone software
Sundar Pichai also promises better privacy in Google Home and beyond.
FBI chiefs want databases exempt from privacy protections
The EFF has sent a letter to the bureau, demanding more time to debate and comment on the proposals.
Court says police don't need warrants for phone location data
An appeals court says your position info is up for grabs if you volunteered it to an app.
Facebook reportedly considering making Messenger more secure
A planned end-to-end encryption feature would be opt-in
Senator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teeth
Proposed revisions would effectively end Illinois lawsuits against Google, Snapchat and Facebook.
Geek Squad employee allegedly searched PCs for the FBI
The staffer allegedly conducted warrantless searches on the feds' behalf.
Android will have password-free sign-ins by the end of 2016
Google wants developers to have Project Abacus in their hands within months.
Google's extra-secure Allo chat uses familiar encryption tech
It's the same protection used in Signal and WhatsApp.