Privacy

Apple and Google suspend some of their eavesdropping

Two of the world’s leading voice assistant makers pulled the plug on the respective analytics programmes of Siri and Google Assistant after private information including confidential conversations were leaked.

DCMS calls out Facebook for stretching the truth

Facebook might have thought the worst of the Cambridge Analytica affair was behind it, but the UK Government is questioning whether it was entirely truthful with evidence presented to a parliamentary committee.

HMD moves Nokia phone user data storage to Finland

HMD Global, the maker of Nokia-branded smartphones, announced that it is moving the storage of user data to Google Cloud servers located in Finland, to serve its users with faster upgrade rollout and better security.

The private power of the edge

One of conundrums which has been quietly emerging over the last couple of months concerns how to maintain privacy when attempting to improve customer experience, but the power of the edge might save the day.

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Polls

Should privacy be treated as a right to protect stringently, or a commodity for users to trade for benefits?

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