Jun 12, 2013 Google has confirmed it will acquire the social mapping startup Waze. The news comes after intense reported interest from Apple and Facebook.
Jun 11, 2013 As of right now, it's not allowed to even acknowledge those requests, let alone how many of them there are and for what kind of data.
Jun 10, 2013 Google scoops up the crowd-sourced social mapping app, where users volunteer their location and traffic details. How does volunteer surveillance data compare to the PRISM/NSA variety?
Jun 10, 2013 Google is reportedly acquiring the navigation company Waze for more than a billion dollars. The acquisition will further swell Google's pile of personal data -- it also keeps Waze out of the hands of Google's competitors.
Jun 11, 2013 Can consumers really do anything to force Internet and telecommunications companies to fight back against government tracking of personal data?
Jun 6, 2013 The new Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson movie, “The Internship” opens Friday, but one of the stars of the film isn't an actor, it's a propeller hat all new Google employees wear.
Jun 6, 2013 When it comes to pleading the fifth, the digital age is making things complicated.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 4, 2013 President Barack Obama is taking steps to rein in 'patent trolls', but some of America's biggest companies use similar tactics.
Jun 4, 2013 In response to privacy concerns, Google has announced it will not allow facial recognition apps for Google Glass in its app store. How are app developers responding?