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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
Thomas Brewster / Forbes:
Test shows that Android phones like LG G7 ThinQ, OnePlus 6, and Samsung Galaxy S9 and Note 8 can be unlocked via facial recognition using 3D-printed head models   —  Facial recognition is cropping up everywhere.  From shopping malls to the workplace, it's likely something is scanning your face every day.
Dec 16, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Yonhap News Agency:
Sources: Samsung to launch the flagship Galaxy S10 in February, while Galaxy S10 with 5G support and its foldable phone called Galaxy F will launch in March   —  Samsung Electronics Co. plans to launch its first foldable smartphone in March, along with a fifth-generation (5G) network-powered Galaxy S10, industry sources said Monday.
Nov 12, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Amol Rajan / BBC:
Interview with Nick Clegg about his hiring and future at Facebook   —  Nick Clegg said no to Facebook when they first called this summer.  “But in that funny way that happens,” he says, “if you say no to people they suddenly become very interested in you.”  —  In a phone call …
Oct 19, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Facebook has quietly launched its Facebook Lite app, previously available only on Android, on iOS in Turkey   —  - Facebook makes a “lite” version of its app for Android phones that uses less data and battery life and is a smaller download.  — A version for iPhones appears to have quietly launched in Turkey.
Oct 5, 2018, 10:05 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Gizmodo:
Study: Facebook lets ads target your account using info given for security purposes, like your phone number, as well as info from your friends' address books   —  Last week, I ran an ad on Facebook that was targeted at a computer science professor named Alan Mislove.
Sep 26, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context

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