- News tagged "privacy"
Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015
Starting today, Uber will now use disguised phone numbers for both riders and drivers, while retaining features that allow both parties to contact each other via the taxi-booking app.
Friday, 9 Oct 2015
The new number masking feature protects your phone number from being exploited, and this new GrabTaxi feature applies to both drivers and passengers for taxi and car bookings.
Friday, 31 Jul 2015
Silent Circle has announced that its next-generation Blackphone 2 will support Google's Android for Work program, giving users more flexibility in managing and securing personal and work data on the same phone.
Thursday, 23 Oct 2014
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
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
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
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 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'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 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.