Google will no longer scan your Gmail for ad targeting
The company will still happily gather your data elsewhere, of course.
Dropbox document scanning comes to Android devices
The company’s Paper app also gains an offline mode.
Researchers can find your deepest secrets by scanning your brain
The next privacy crisis could revolve around EEG scanning.
Dropbox's iOS app will scan the scraps of paper cluttering your office
Back up all of those ideas you jot down on sticky notes in the middle of the night.
Senator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teeth
Proposed revisions would effectively end Illinois lawsuits against Google, Snapchat and Facebook.
Smartphone accessory 3D-scans your food to count calories
NutriRay3D's laser-scanning tech has gone to crowdfunding to bring accurate calorie counting to your smartphone.
Egypt hunts for hidden pyramid chambers with cosmic rays
The team might use a similar technique to find the legendary burial chamber of Queen Nefertiti.
US appeals court rules Google's book-scanning project is legal
The 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York ruled that Google's use of out-of-print book excerpts falls under "fair use."
Microsoft wants you to scan in 3D using only your phone
Forget using dedicated scanners to capture objects in 3D -- Microsoft's MobileFusion would let you use only your phone.