Apple has talked about new tools developers can use to create apps that can monitor the movements of animals. The apps control motorized phone mounts based on the location of the animals.
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Meta has announced that it will be introducing a new feature, called the accounts center, which will give users the ability to stop the company from tracking activity across its various apps.
The White House wants to limit the amount of tracking employers can deploy against employees. It said such tracking, which has been enabled by technology, poses a risk to physical and mental health.
OpenAI has made incognito mode available for ChatGPT. It allows you to turn off chat history and stop your conversations from being used to train ChatGPT models. Read on to learn how to enable it.
Samsung Electronics today announced its first ultra-wideband chip for mobile and automotive devices. Called Exynos Connect U100, the processor promises single-digit centimeter accuracy.
According to reports, Huawei was allegedly tracking visitors at its booth during the MWC 2023 event. Visitors found the security badges given by the company rather suspicious on further investigation.
Meta has been sued by two Facebook users who claim that the company can track all their activity and collect their data through an embedded web browser inside the Facebook app without their consent.
A U.S. bill could force apps to strip out digital yuan payment methods if they want to feature in the App Store and Play Store in the United States. Senators are concerned about potential tracking.
A man from Nashville, Tennessee has been arrested for tracking his girlfriend's whereabouts by attaching his Apple Watch to her car's wheel and then using the Life360 app to track her location.
Google announced that Android will get a plethora of privacy features as part of the Privacy Sandbox initiative. The deployment, however, could take multiple years. The feature is available in Chrome.
Responding to criticism about its AirTag device, Apple is preparing to update its devices so that people are better protected against bad actors who use AirTag trackers to stalk targets.
With Google killing off one of its privacy-preserving initiatives "FLoC" and moving to "Topics" instead, it's clear that showing you personalized ads without invading your privacy is a difficult task.
Google has announced that it has killed off FLoC, its privacy-preserving method of sharing your data with ad providers. Its replacement is "Topics" coming soon that will work locally on your device.
According to a report from the York police, car thieves in Canada are reportedly using AirTags in their heists. They are being leveraged to track cars so they can be stolen under conducive conditions.
DuckDuckGo has added App Tracking Protection to its Android app as a beta feature. It prevents hidden trackers in apps from sending back personal data to firms such as Google and Facebook.
China has announced a new rule under which people below the age of 18 can only play video games one hour daily from Friday to Sunday. Real-name registration systems will also be implemented.
Google has announced that it is slowing down its FLoC efforts "to move at a responsible pace" as the community doesn't quite seem ready for what Google is offering in order to protect user privacy.
Google is attempting to rival Apple in the privacy department. After introducing various privacy-related changes in Android 12, it is now making it more difficult for app developers to track users.
Google recently announced that it will soon stop individual tracking to preserve user privacy. But what does that mean exactly? We take a deep-dive around its proposed FLoC approach to find out.
In a surprise announcement, Google has stated that it will soon stop tracking your activity across the web as well as through its products. This is a part of the effort to build a privacy-first web.
Vodafone says it has successfully trialled a tracking mechanism that combines space satellites and its IoT platform. The firm said that it can track objects with an accuracy of 10 centimetres.
Gartner has predicted that workers will try to evade AI tracking tools deployed by their employer. By 2023, it said as many as 10% of employees will try to find holes in the tracking systems.
Apple has announced a timeframe for the rollout of App Tracking Transparency, a new iOS feature that will give users control over which apps can track their activities across apps and websites.
Google and Facebook have been asked to stop behavioural advertising and the tracking of people under the age of 18. Signatories argue kids don't understand how their data is being used.
Google has announced that it will phase out support for third-party cookies in Chrome within the next two years. It will work with other web bodies to develop viable privacy-friendly alternatives.
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As part of its efforts to become a more privacy-conscious company, Facebook has announced a new tool which will let users manage how the social network tracks them outside its own website.
Microsoft President, Brad Smith, has spoken out against activists who asked Microsoft not to sell facial recognition technologies to governments. He responded saying they should, but cautiously.
Mozilla has released the next version of its Firefox web browser. In Firefox 65, users can better control their online privacy and gain access to newly introduced support for WebP and the AV1 codec.
Mozilla today announced that it will change Firefox's behavior in regards to user tracking, blocking especially harmful trackers by default to improve speed and security while using the browser.
Google, in an attempt to appease its users and critics, has altered the wording on a policy that states that even if one chooses to turn off location history tracking it can continue to track them.
Several Mozilla Fellows have released a new extension called Fuzzify.me. The add-on will collect up all the ads you see on Facebook and let you know why you are being shown those specific ads.
A new study has been conducted based on data from 11,000 anonymous Android users. It found that mobile tracking is much more widespread than previously believed. 233 trackers were not on blacklists.
Facebook has been told by a Belgian court that it must stop tracking non-users around the web and immediately destroy their data. Facebook faces daily fines if it refuses to comply.
Amazon has been awarded two patents which will let it track employees around the building while also guiding them to the packages they've been assigned to collect and get shipped to customers.
In addition to the Firefox for iOS update, Firefox Focus on Android now comes with multitasking, a feature hotly anticipated by users, putting it on par with other mobile web browsers.
Excelsior Springs High School in Missouri is the latest educational institution to require fingerprints from students. It hopes to track the students as it tries to implement a new learning regime.
Two US companies are working on a new satellite tracking technology which will allow an airliner to be tracked from nearly anywhere in the world, bypassing the limitations of current tracking systems.
Facebook is changing its policies with regards to tracking and serving up ads to users on the internet. The company will now track you across sites even if you don't have a Facebook account.
One couple living in their Atlanta home are learning first-hand how buggy those 'Find My Phone' features can be after receiving numerous visitors looking for lost smartphones.