Apr 18, 2013 Unauthorized charges for things like dating advice and horoscopes are making their way to more cell phone bills. And now the FTC is cracking down.
Apr 19, 2013 Prank calls -- which in 2013 are all but rooted out with caller ID -- may get new life with a new app called Burner. But the software may have legitimate privacy uses as well.
Mar 20, 2013 When you send a text message or an email, should your Internet or phone company hang onto them in case the police ever want to take a look?
Mar 14, 2013 Sure, Google Glass acts mostly as a wearable display screen, but it also works as a video and audio recorder. Harvard Law professor Jonathan Zittrain explains Google's privacy problem when it comes to the high-tech spectacles.
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Feb 4, 2013 Retailers used to keep tabs on shoppers to prevent theft. Now they’re using various technologies to study shoppers so they can increase sales.
Jan 3, 2013 After a 19-month investigation, the Federal Trade Commission says it found no evidence Google violated anti-trust laws. The company has agreed to license essential patents for rivals' products.
Dec 31, 2012 Under a new California law, it is illegal for employers or admissions officers to require applicants to hand over their social media usernames and passwords.
Dec 27, 2012 Marketplace's technology reporter Queena Kim tells us what we can look forward to in the tech sector in 2013, from ongoing tablet wars to more privacy regulations.
Dec 19, 2012 A negative response to Instagram’s privacy setting changes, and a paper that calls the reasoning behind service provider data caps into question.