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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Feb 6, 2019, 7:05 PMIn context
Sean Illing / Vox:
15 influencers, including Jonah Peretti, Ro Khanna, Brooke Binkowski, Malcolm Gladwell, Mark Warner, and Kara Swisher, weigh in on Facebook on its 15th birthday   —  15 influencers weigh in on the company's 15th birthday.  —  When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg returned to Harvard in 2017 …
Feb 4, 2019, 3:45 PMIn context
Shannon Palus / Slate:
Some Reddit users who installed the Facebook Research VPN say they knew of its extensive data collection, but had little expectation of privacy to begin with   —  What the going rate for the hyper-invasive program tells us about the evolving understanding of our personal data's value.
Jan 31, 2019, 10:50 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Apple says it revoked Facebook's Enterprise Certificate yesterday used to distribute the Research app outside of App Store, before Facebook could shut it down   —  In the wake of TechCrunch's investigation yesterday, Apple blocked Facebook's Research VPN app before the social network could voluntarily shut it down.
Jan 30, 2019, 11:05 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook says it will shut down its controversial market research app on iOS, but it will apparently continue to be available for Android users   —  Facebook Research paid users $20 gift cards for near total access to data on their phones  —  Facebook will end a controversial market research program …
Jan 30, 2019, 2:33 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Investigation finds that Facebook has been paying people to install a “Facebook Research” VPN to gather data on phone use habits on Android and iOS   —  Desperate for data on its competitors, Facebook has been secretly paying people to install a “Facebook Research” …
Jan 29, 2019, 7:25 PMIn context
Thomas Brewster / Forbes:
District court judge rules that authorities don't have the right, even with a warrant, to force suspects to unlock devices via biometrics, similar to passwords   —  A California judge has ruled that American cops can't force people to unlock a mobile phone with their face or finger.
Jan 14, 2019, 9:55 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Customers have been annoyed by Samsung's deal to pre-install Facebook on devices, including Galaxy phones, because the app can only be disabled, not deleted   —  - Galaxy owners take to Twitter to complain about permanent app  — Pre-install deals are common, but privacy concerns are rising
Jan 8, 2019, 5:25 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Tech trends for 2019: foldable phones, 5G, cashierless retail, privacy legislation, autonomous delivery wagons, IoT edge computing, and more   —  From delivery wagons and foldable phones to privacy crackdowns and corporate health tracking, the coming year will make good on some of the tech industry's biggest promises
Dec 31, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context
Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times:
Privacy International: popular Android apps like TripAdvisor, Kayak, Indeed, MyFitnessPal share data with Facebook without user consent, possibly violating GDPR   —  Some of the most popular apps for Android smartphones, including Skyscanner, TripAdvisor and MyFitnessPal …
Dec 30, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context

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