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Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Android 2016 security report: 50% of devices in use at the end of 2016 had not received a platform security update in one year   —  Google has spent the past year working with third-party manufacturers and phone carriers to improve its update system for Android, which is often criticized …
Mar 23, 2017, 12:20 AMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Under pressure from ACLU, Facebook updates its platform policies to explicitly prohibit devs from using Facebook or Instagram data in surveillance tools   —  In response to pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union, Color of Change and the Center for Media Justice …
Mar 13, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
White House taps Michael Kratsios, formerly chief of staff at Thiel Capital, as deputy CTO   —  Peter Thiel has been at Donald Trump's side since the Republican National Convention, guiding the then-candidate on technology policy and brokering a meeting between him and top tech executives.
Mar 3, 2017, 3:55 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
127 companies including Adobe, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Slack, Twitter, and Uber file amicus brief opposing Trump's immigration ban   —  Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies filed an amicus brief tonight voicing opposition to President Trump's executive order …
Feb 6, 2017, 1:45 AMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Snap Inc. lists hacking, phishing attacks, EU and US regulation, Brexit, and China's Great Firewall as risks in S-1   —  Snapchat, whichfiled for its initial public offering today, sees potential risks to its business in cybersecurity and international regulation, particularly in China and the European Union.
Feb 2, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Facebook to begin a limited trial of Delegated Recovery, a system for recovering third party accounts that aims to obviate email's role in that process   —  Getting locked out of your account sucks.  Almost everyone has experienced the frustration of forgetting a password …
Jan 30, 2017, 9:30 PMIn context
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Jan 20, 2017, 6:30 AMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Cloudflare discloses 2013 National Security Letter, joins CREDO and EFF to challenge the constitutionality of the FBI's NSLs and their accompanying gag orders   —  For more than a decade, CEOs of major tech companies have opened innocuous envelopes to find letters from the FBI inside …
Jan 15, 2017, 12:00 AMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Evernote's new privacy policy, set to take effect on Jan. 23, would let some employees read user notes to aid with machine learning, although users can opt-out   —  Evernote announced that it will roll out a new privacy policy on January 23, and the changes have users threatening to abandon the service.
Dec 14, 2016, 1:50 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
China passes controversial cybersecurity law that restricts online anonymity, requires local data storage, and vague “technical support” to aid law enforcement   —  The Chinese government has passed new cybersecurity regulations Nov. 7 that will put stringent new requirements on technology companies operating in the country.
Nov 7, 2016, 3:15 AMIn context

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