News tagged with privacy

Privacy is dead, Davos hears

Imagine a world where mosquito-sized robots fly around stealing samples of your DNA. Or where a department store knows from your buying habits that you're pregnant even before your family does.

dateJan 22, 2015 in Security
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Uber agrees to share passenger trip data with Boston

Uber has reached an agreement with Boston to share information about the trips passengers take using its on-demand service, a turnaround for a company that in the past has been reluctant to hand over data to government regulators.

dateJan 14, 2015 in Business
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FTC chief says gadget industry must prioritize privacy

While consumer electronics companies are celebrating a coming bonanza of health trackers, connected cars and "smart" home appliances, the head of the Federal Trade Commission is pressing the tech industry to protect consumer ...

dateJan 06, 2015 in Security
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