Watch what you say in your living room. Samsung's smart TV could be listening. And sharing.
American teenagers love their smartphone apps, but many are avoiding them, due to fears about privacy and location tracking.
The immense popularity of social media seems to have redefined "privacy" from the sense of keeping information secret to being in control over how information is shared – among friends, colleagues, companies or the government. ...
Facebook said Friday that ads on the social network featuring user endorsements and pictures were nothing new, and that members remain in control of their own content and images.
Facebook Inc. is lifting restrictions on teens to let them share more information publicly in a bid to regain the popularity it has lost to Twitter, Snapchat and other social networks.
Average smartphone users are willing to pay up to $5 extra for a typical application—or "app"—that won't monitor their locations, contact lists and other personal information, a study conducted by two economists at the ...
It was reported this week that the NSA and British intelligence agency GCHQ have been gathering information from popular apps including David Cameron's favourite game, Angry Birds.
Google chief Larry Page assured investors that privacy fears about the company's coming Internet glasses will fade as people incorporate the eyewear into their lives.
Google's attorneys say their long-running practice of electronically scanning the contents of people's Gmail accounts to help sell ads is legal, and have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to stop the practice.