The company best known for its search engine is launching a new set of tools aimed at creating an “easy button” for protecting your data online.
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Improvements designed to keep your email private, crack down on data stealing apps, and help you find lost devices are on their way.
Before you use it to cartoonify your face, consider the risks to your data.
Listen, if you’re going to take them, follow these precautions so they don’t go anywhere you don’t intend them to.
The country’s “traceability” requirement would undermine the privacy of the encrypted messaging app’s users far beyond its borders.
Apple’s and Google’s approval guidelines are notoriously lax—and they won’t keep out apps that are after your money and data. Here’s how to sniff them out.
A new privacy dashboard and “app hibernation” are coming to Google’s mobile operating system.
Instead of a hard cutoff, the messaging app will gradually degrade and eventually cease to function if you don’t accept the changes.
There’s a battle raging over how advertisers can target us on the web—or whether they should be able to target us at all.
The company tells Apple users that tracking helps keep those platforms “free of charge,” but opting out now doesn’t mean paying up later.