Amazon under greater shareholder pressure to...
This week could mark a significant setback for Amazon’s facial recognition business if privacy and civil...
GDPR adtech complaints keep stacking up in Europe
It’s a year since Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force and leaky adtech is...
New secret-spilling flaw affects almost every...
Security researchers have found a new class of vulnerabilities in Intel chips which, if exploited, can be used to steal...
Google announces $11.2 million grant fund for...
Google.org, the charitable arm of Google, just announced a new grant fund for European organizations. This fund in...
Friend portability is the must-have Facebook...
Choice for consumers compels fair treatment by corporations. When people can easily move to a competitor, it creates a...
Facebook co-founder, Chris Hughes, calls for...
The latest call to break up Facebook looks to be the most uncomfortably close to home yet for supreme leader, Mark...
Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect...
A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging...
What Chrome’s browser changes mean for your...
At the risk of sounding too optimistic, 2019 might be the year of the private web browser. In the beginning, browsers...
Takeaways from F8 and Facebook’s next phase
Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers...
Job recruitment site Ladders exposed 13 million...
Ladders, one of the most popular job recruitment sites in the U.S. specializing in high-end jobs, has exposed more than...
Google now lets you auto-delete your app...
It’s no secret that unless you opt out, Google keeps a very detailed record of your location history and a log of...
Facebook accused of blocking wider efforts to...
Facebook has been accused of blocking the ability of independent researchers to effectively study how political...
How a blockchain startup with 1M users is working...
The antitrust argument that says big tech needs breaking up to stop platforms abusing competition and consumers in a...
Facebook hit with three privacy investigations in...
Third time lucky — unless you’re Facebook. The social networking giant was hit by a trio of investigations...
Facebook broke Canadian privacy law, joint probe...
The latest damning assessment of Facebook’s trampling of user privacy comes from the Canadian and Columbia...
Spy on your smart home with this open source...
Researchers at Princeton University have built a web app that lets you (and them) spy on your smart home devices to see...
Mozilla’s free password manager, Firefox...
Mozilla’s free password manager designed for users of the Firefox web browser is today officially arriving on...
Twitter cracks down on API abuse, will charge B2B...
To prevent its own Cambridge Analytica and make sure it’s getting paid for its data, Twitter will audit...
EU gov’t and public health sites lousy with...
A study of tracking cookies running on government and public sector health websites in the European Union has found...
Facebook says its new A.I. technology can detect...
Facebook on Friday announced a new artificial intelligence powered tool that it says will help the social network...