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Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will require third-party apps ask permission to access camera and other sensitive information or hardware   —  Microsoft is continuing to tinker with the privacy configuration and options in Windows 10, with the Fall Creators Update, due for release on October 17 …
Sep 13, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Apple, Snap, Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, Cisco, and Verizon among firms who filed amicus brief for cellphone location privacy case going before US Supreme Court   —  In a new amicus brief, tech and telecom companies say law enforcement should have to clear a higher bar to obtain location data.
Aug 15, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft debuts open source Coco Framework to address limitations of enterprise blockchain by making it more scalable, governable, and confidential   —  Microsoft is working to address some of the current limitations of enterprise blockchain with a new cross-platform framework designed …
Aug 10, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
US appeals court upholds gag orders for national security letters; many tech firms including Microsoft and Twitter have challenged the legality of their use   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday upheld nondisclosure rules that allow the FBI to secretly issue surveillance orders …
Jul 17, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
A look at Windows 10 Creators Update's best features: picture-in-picture, dynamic lock, Paint 3D, Night Light, better privacy controls, Inking in Windows photos   —  Microsoft has been testing its latest Windows 10 Creators Update in recent months, and it's now ready to roll out to existing machines.
Apr 11, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft outlines diagnostics data collected by Windows 10 and introduces advanced settings to cut back collection, available in the Creators Update   —  Another attempt to ease privacy concerns  —  Microsoft has been responding to Windows 10 privacy concerns for nearly two years now …
Apr 5, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Appeals court upholds verdict barring the US Department of Justice from forcing Microsoft into handing over data on servers outside US   —  An equally divided federal appeals court refused to reconsider its landmark decision forbidding the U.S. government from forcing Microsoft Corp …
Jan 24, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Ed Bott / ZDNet:
After criticism, Microsoft adds privacy web dashboard, simplifies existing privacy controls and adds app-specific granular options in Windows 10 Creators Update   —  In the past year, regulators and privacy advocates have taken potshots at Microsoft over its data collection policies.
Jan 10, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Amazon's Alexa VP on the platform's future, the $2.5M Alexa Prize, concerns about poaching key AI talent from academia, new developer tools, privacy, more   —  Amazon's VP of Alexa talks about machine learning, chatbots, and whether industry is strip-mining AI talent from academia.
Dec 4, 2016, 11:05 AMIn context
Brad Smith / The Official Microsoft Blog:
Microsoft says it will work with the new administration to promote inclusive economic growth and strike a balance that protects privacy and public safety   —  Like so many people across the country, we woke up in Redmond, Washington this morning thinking about yesterday's election.
Nov 10, 2016, 5:40 AMIn context

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