Google executives paid below market rates for fuel purchased from the Defense Department for their nine private aircraft, a report from NASA's inspector general says.
Google Removes Vital Privacy Feature From Android, Claiming Its Release Was Accidental
Yesterday, we published a blog post lauding an extremely important app privacy feature that was added in Android 4.3. That feature allows users to install apps while preventing the app from collecting sensitive data like the user's location or address book.
The App Ops interface removed in Androi
People+ Can Continue to Use CC Licensed Material And CrunchBase Improves Its Legal TermsSan Francisco - Mobile app startup People+ and free technology-industry database CrunchBase have settled their dispute over data collected under the Creative Commons Attribution License, allowing both companies t
To date, there has been no way to run apps on Android with real and reliable privacy controls. Android version 4.3 and higher take a huge step in the right direction, letting users install apps while denying some of the apps' attempts to collect the user's data.
Android was built from scratch to ha
We've just seen some amazing reports from the Washington Post about just a few ways NSA is tracking people around the Internet and the physical world. These newly-revealed techniques hijacked personal information that was being transmitted for some commercial purpose, converting it into a tool for s
Inside The Company That Powers Twitter's New Tailored Audience Program
Twitter's new Tailored Audiences product lets advertisers show Promoted Tweets to people who have expressed interest in their brands elsewhere on the web.Nobody likes to feel like their web activities are being blatantly tracked, particularly not by marketers. So Twitter is experimenting with a more
First it was Gmail Tabs that irked marketers. But now, with changes to how images display in emails, Google has taken away marketers' ability to track the success of campaigns.For years, Gmail turned off inline images by default, requiring users to manually display them if they so desired. That chan
Third-party app LIFTTT debuted location-based recipes two days before IFTTT, which is almost certainly a recipe for obsolescence. But here's why LIFTTT might actually be better.IFTTT activated an iOS location channel to much fanfare today. With this addition, people can build geo-based recipes that
Kickstarting: The producers of the Global Glue Project want to create an archive of lasting relationships.What does it take for two people to stick together until death do us part? The makers of the Global Glue Project is on a mission to find out. For the last three years, producers filmed 52 couple
YouTube goes nuts flagging game-related content as violating copyright
New rules for Multi-Channel Networks may have triggered an uptick in notices.