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Dustin Volz / Reuters:
Sources: tech firms including Facebook, Alphabet, Apple are not as engaged in FISA debate as they were in bulk collection, possibly weakening reform prospects   —  6 MIN READ  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google, Apple Inc and other major technology firms …
Jul 18, 2017, 6:45 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
In provisional ruling, judge denies US Labor Department's request for full details on Google employees that it sought as part of an equal pay investigation   —  The Labor Department will not get access to the full details it has requested on 21,000 Google employees as part of its investigation of equal pay …
Jul 16, 2017, 11:00 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Google to begin using credit and debit card transaction data to show that online ads prompt consumers to buy in physical stores, details privacy-preserving tech   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google will begin using data from billions of credit and debit card transactions — including card numbers …
May 23, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
How Google plans to make Assistant ubiquitous in order to challenge Siri and Alexa, both of which have their own strong incumbent advantages   —  Everybody just wants the Star Trek computer.  —  We all know how it works: an ambient AI that's available everywhere, knows nearly everything …
May 17, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Inside the privacy vote: Democrats said it would make ISPs “more powerful than Amazon and Google”, GOP said rules “unfairly skew advertising market”   —  Congress passes bill allowing ISPs to sell customer Web surfing data.  —  The House of Representatives voted today …
Mar 28, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
Tess Townsend / Recode:
Google fixes an Allo glitch that let Google Assistant reveal to friends your previous searches   —  The mobile messaging app lets you include Google Assistant in conversations.  —  Google's mobile messaging app Allo can reveal your Google search history to people you message, which could have big privacy implications.
Mar 14, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Nearly three years after debuting, GMail's end-to-end encryption project gets handed over to open source devs and may never formally launch as a Google product   —  Nearly three years have passed since Google announced it would offer an end-to-end encryption add-on for Gmail …
Feb 28, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon and Google are considering adding voice calls to Echo and Home smart speakers, amid concerns about privacy and telecom regulations   —  Amazon's Echo or the Google Home could be used to make or receive calls, people familiar with the matter said, a functionality that would give …
Feb 15, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Study finds that of 283 mobile VPNs in Google Play Store, 18% didn't encrypt traffic at all, while 75% used third-party data tracking libraries   —  Between an industry-wide push to encrypt all web traffic and the newfound popularity of secure chat apps, it's been a boom time for online privacy.
Feb 9, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Bryan Clark / The Next Web:
Google gives devs until March 15 to provide a valid privacy policy for apps or risk administrative action including removal of apps from the Play Store   —  Over the last 24 hours, Google has been sending notices to developers worldwide stating its intention to “limit visibility” …
Feb 9, 2017, 12:20 AMIn context

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