Apple claims its data-gathering method doesn’t invade your privacy — much

Apple today published a paper on its Machine Learning Journal which addressed the topic of differential privacy, and how it can be used to protect user privacy in a time when every business needs to gather increasing amounts of data. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 7th, 2017

Aadhaar privacy row: Enough data to clone digital identity of somebody else

India still doesn't have a data privacy law and it's evident that this govt has no real intention of legislating any such law.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 16th, 2018

South Korea Fines Bitcoin Exchanges Over Privacy Violations

The exchanges didn't sufficiently protect customers' data. Bitcoin is supposed to allow for “anonymous” transactions, but that doesn’t mean people’s privacy can’t be at risk when dabbli.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 24th, 2018

App developer access to iPhone X face data spooks some privacy experts

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc won accolades from privacy experts in September for assuring that facial data used to unlock its new iPhone X would be securely stored on the phone itself......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2017

Face ID is encrypted, Apple tells US Senate on privacy, security concerns

Said Face ID data, which includes a mathematical representation of a user's face, is encrypted and never leaves the device.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 17th, 2017

Apple is opening up amid privacy questions about Face ID, personal data collection

Apple is opening up amid privacy questions about Face ID, personal data collection.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 27th, 2017

Apple’s Safari update secretly mines data to protect your privacy

Apple's newly launched macOS High Sierra may not be flashy on the outside, but there's plenty going on beneath the surface......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 26th, 2017

Uber Rider or Driver? You Were Subject to Deceptive Privacy Claims, Says FTC

Driver and rider personal data had been at risk......»»

Category: topSource: incAug 15th, 2017

Uber settles U.S. allegations over privacy, security: FTC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Uber has settled allegations with U.S. regulators that the ride-sharing company had made deceptive privacy and data security claims, the Federal Trade Commission said in a statement on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 15th, 2017

Apple expands bet on cutting edge privacy technology

Differential privacy allows companies to analyze data without learning too much about users.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 8th, 2017

Apple Customer Data in China Was Sold Illegally, Police Say

The reported security breach highlights rising worries about cybertheft in a country where few expect the central government to respect their privacy......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 9th, 2017

Apple"s Potential Fatal Flaw? It Doesn"t Know Enough About You

Data, as pundits like to say, is the new oil. And Apple is falling behind its competitors, just as it moves into a gleaming $5 billion headquarters......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 30th, 2017

Google Claims Reporting Wage Data in Gender Suit Is Just Too Hard

The search giant says government investigators' demands are "burdensome." Apparently Google's mastery of data doesn't extend to its own .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 27th, 2017

Data privacy rules to be ready by August-September

Govt says the Constitution doesn't clarify right to privacy as fundamental right nor any SC verdict.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 18th, 2017

Data privacy rules to ready by August-September

Govt says the Constitution doesn't clarify right to privacy as fundamental right nor any SC verdict.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 18th, 2017

Apple: You share iCloud data, and we"ll make iPhones smarter

The company believes privacy is important, but services like Siri work better when a company can analyze real-world data......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 28th, 2017

Locked Apple Devices Are Piling Up in Police Evidence Rooms

Law enforcement can't get access to data in them because of encryption. Apple’s update to its iPhone software in fall 2014 included a remarkable privacy feature that made it nearly-impossible for anyone--including Apple itself--to get into the p.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 17th, 2016

Apple’s iPhone 7 Lands in Last Place in Battery Life Test

It's far behind its Android competitors. Apple said at a press event last month that the iPhone 7 has the best battery life of any smartphone it’s ever launched. But that doesn’t mean it can top Android competitors, according to new data. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 3rd, 2016

3 China Mutual Funds to Buy as Economy Recoups

A flurry of positive economy data makes us believe that China's economy is gathering strength China’s economy gained traction last month, which makes us believe that it doesn’t require further stimulus measures. While factory activi.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksSep 16th, 2016

Data misuse claims: Facebook critics push for investigation, regulation

The scrutiny presented a new threat to Facebook's reputation, which was already under attack over Russians' alleged use of Facebook tools to sway American voters before and after the 2016 US elections.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard7 hr. 33 min. ago

Facebook rejects data breach claims after suspending SCL accounts

Owned by the hedge fund billionaire Robert Mercer, Cambridge Analytica was headed at the time by Trump's key adviser Steve Bannon.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard15 hr. 48 min. ago