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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
The potential opportunities and pitfalls of Snap's new Spectacles   —  Snapchat is the only company cool enough to possibly dismantle the Google Glass stigma.  Awkward, useless, and a threat to privacy are how many think of computers you wear on your face.  Can Snapchat show off …
Sep 24, 2016, 9:10 PMIn context
Chris O'Brien / VentureBeat:
Google has seen a growing number of fines and penalties from international regulators since 2014, including France, the EU, Russia, Indonesia, and others   —  The company known as Google continues to find itself under scrutiny from a growing number of international regulators.
Sep 21, 2016, 12:45 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Google backs off on previously announced Allo privacy feature, will store all non-incognito messages by default   —  The app will log conversations by default after all  —  When Allo was announced at Google's I/O conference earlier this year, the messaging app was presented as a step forward for privacy.
Sep 21, 2016, 12:30 AMIn context
Greg Barbosa / 9to5Mac:
Pokémon Go on iOS update fixes Google account permissions issue, which had originally requested full account access at log-in, and addresses crashing bugs   —  Pokémon GO has just received an update on iOS that will hopefully address some of the biggest complaints it has received in the past week.
Jul 12, 2016, 2:09 PMIn context
Glyn Moody / Ars Technica:
Google's DeepMind AI to use 1M anonymous NHS eye scans in five-year project to spot common diseases earlier   —  Privacy is unlikely to be an issue for this fully anonymised dataset.  —  Google's DeepMind division has announced a partnership with the NHS's Moorfields Eye Hospital …
Jul 5, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
Google will build an “off-the-record” Incognito-like mode into Home to help with privacy concerns   —  Google knows how important it is to avoid crossing the “creepy” line, so the company is baking privacy controls into its smart home appliance, Google Home, CEO Sundar Pichai …
Jun 1, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Google adds a secure beacon feature to its Eddystone beacon format to enable private interactions   —  Google's Eddystone beacons offer a privacy-focused way to track your stuff  —  Google's bluetooth beacon hopes to bring the Internet of Things to all your things.
Apr 15, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google updates Chrome Web Store user data policy with stricter privacy and transparency requirements, gives developers until July 15 to comply   —  Google updates Chrome Web Store user data policy, will remove violating apps and extensions on July 15, 2016  —  Google today updated …
Apr 15, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Todd Shields / Bloomberg Business:
FCC advances rules requiring ISPs to get customer approval before sharing their data with advertisers and others   —  Limits on Internet Providers' Use of Data Advance at the FCC  —  Cable, telephone companies say privacy rule disadvantages them  —  FCC rule may benefit Google, Facebook that aren't covered
Mar 31, 2016, 5:05 PMIn context
Devlin Barrett / Wall Street Journal:
ACLU finds 63 instances since 2008 where US government sought court order under All Writs Act to compel tech companies to extract data from smartphones   —  Google Also Has Been Ordered to Help Unlock Phones, Records Show  —  Advocacy group finds 63 cases where government sought orders to have phones opened under 1789 law
Mar 30, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context

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