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Privacy, Civil Rights Advocates Urge U.S. Suspend Facial-Recognition Surveillance

Facial-recognition technology threatens “the precious liberties that are vital to our way of life” and its use should be suspended by the...

TypingDNA, Cybersecurity Firm Analyzing Typing Patterns, Raises Millions from Venture Funds

During World War II, Morse code operators would tell who sent a message based on the sender’s unique typing style, similar to...

California Privacy Act Spawns Startups Chasing $55 Billion Pot of Work

Another gold rush was unleashed in California this week with the passage of the state’s consumer privacy law, which has sent startups...

Facebook Said to be Facing Antitrust Order that Would Halt App...

Facebook’s antitrust problems appear to be growing, with the U.S.’s top consumer protection agency reportedly considering action next year that would effectively...

TikTok Faces U.S. Army Security Assessment as Scrutiny Increases; Cadets Told...

TikTok can now add the U.S. army to the range of American critics looking into privacy and security concerns related to the...

Investors Betting on “Ethical” Data Mining in Amid Rising Privacy Worries

As data mining expands, so too, do users’ concerns over how to keep their data from falling into the hands of the...

Nebula Genomics Puts DNA on Blockchain to Buoy Privacy-Concerned Consumers

Key Takeaway: With concerns about the privacy of genetic data rising, Nebula...

Move Over Facebook — Twitter Also Fumbles in Safeguarding User Privacy

Facebook isn’t the only social network to have blundered with users’ privacy.  Twitter is the latest member of the...

Consumers Wary Internet Companies Are Spying On Them

Like most consumers, “CBS Morning News” Host Gayle King finds it creepy when ads appear in her social media feed for products...

Google Wants to Teach Kids about Fake News as Criticism Mounts

Google, criticized for fake news on its websites and weak privacy controls, is hoping for social impact with a program that aims...

Facebook’s Libra Will Have to Take On JPM Coin, Banking Giants...

Facebook’s foray into digital banking has set up a millennial vs. establishment clash, where in a reversal, the old guard got there...

Socially Responsible No More: S&P Drops Facebook From Its ESG List

After a series of privacy concerns and data scandals, it’s official: Facebook has been removed from the S&P 500’s socially responsible companies...