News tagged ‘privacy’

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014

Xiaomi moves international user data outside of China

Xiaomi moves international user data outside of China

With Xiaomi aiming to be a global player in mobile phones, International VP Hugo Barra has disclosed that the Chinese company will be moving its international user data to servers outside of China. Users in China will still have their data on local servers.

Monday, 30 Jun 2014

Facebook Conducted Psychological Experiments on 600,000 Users in January 2012

Facebook Conducted Psychological Experiments on 600,000 Users in January 2012

The Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences published a report earlier this month that Facebook conducted psychological experiments on 600,000 users without their knowledge in January 2012.

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014

Privacy-Centric Blackphone Launches at MWC 2014, Available for Pre-Order

Privacy-Centric Blackphone Launches at MWC 2014, Available for Pre-Order

The world's first privacy phone, the Blackphone is officially launched at Mobile World Congress 2014. It is available for pre-order and will ship in June.

Thursday, 16 Jan 2014

This is a Phone that James Bond Won't Leave Home Without, Will Debut at MWC 2014

This is a Phone that James Bond Won't Leave Home Without, Will Debut at MWC 2014

If privacy is your utmost concern, you may want to consider buying the Blackphone which is the world's first smartphone to give users total control over their privacy.

Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013

Android 4.3's App Ops Feature Gives You More Control over Apps

Android 4.3's App Ops Feature Gives You More Control over Apps

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean has a hidden feature which allows you to disable some permissions of the apps. You can download a free app, Permission Manager, to gain direct access to this feature. Hit the link to find out more.

Friday, 14 Sep 2012

Google Adds Do-Not-Track Support for Chrome Developer Build

Google Adds Do-Not-Track Support for Chrome Developer Build

Google's latest developer build of Chrome now features Do-Not-Track support. This means we might see this feature in upcoming consumer builds of Google's popular web browser.

Monday, 11 Jun 2012

Apple to Release New Tracking Tool for Apps at WWDC 2012?

Apple to Release New Tracking Tool for Apps at WWDC 2012?

Apple is said to be releasing a new app tracking tool for developers to monitor who uses their software. This is part of Apple's strategy to better protect user privacy.

Thursday, 15 Sep 2011

Google to Offer Opt-Out Tool for Wi-Fi Location Tracking

Google to Offer Opt-Out Tool for Wi-Fi Location Tracking

Privacy seems to be the buzzword now; Google will give the owners of Wi-Fi routers worldwide the option of removing their devices from a registry Google uses to locate cellphone users.

Thursday, 28 Jan 2010

3 Facebook Settings You Should Know

3 Facebook Settings You Should Know

If you are a regular user of Facebook, here's 3 privacy settings you should know.

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