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Apple jams Facebook's web-tracking tools

Media playback is unsupported on your device Apple will attempt to frustrate tools used by Facebook to automatically track web users, within the next version of its iOS and Mac operating systems. “We’re shutting that down,” declared Apple’s software chief Craig Federighi, at the firm’s developers conference. He added that the web browser Safari would […]

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Worried About Big Tech? Chinese Giants Make America’s Look Tame

Worried About Big Tech? Chinese Giants Make America’s Look Tame ImageCreditWenkai Mao By Raymond Zhong May 31, 2018 查看简体中文版查看繁體中文版 BEIJING — Forget Google versus Facebook. Forget Uber versus Lyft. Forget Amazon versus … well, everybody. The technology world’s most bruising battle for supremacy is taking place in China. And it could point to Big Tech’s […]

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Samsung won't be forced to update old phones

Samsung will not be forced to update the software on its mobile phones for years after their release, after it won a court case in the Netherlands. A consumer association had argued that Samsung should update its phones for at least four years after they go on sale. Regular software updates can address security problems […]

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Facebook Accused Of Reading Texts And Accessing Microphones In Lawsuit

Facebook stands accused of gathering substantially more information on users than it admits, according to claims laid out in court documents filed at the superior court in San Mateo, California, on behalf of a former startup, The Guardian first reported Thursday.  The former startup, Six4Three, alleges that Facebook once used its associated apps to gather information on […]