Privacy Concerns

Technology

How Google, Apple, Facebook and Others Use Your Personal Data (Infographic)

A look at what some of the largest tech companies are doing with what they know about you.
Technology

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Promises More Details About U.S. Government Surveillance

In a live Q+A with The Guardian, he hints at new details about the scandal and provides insight into why he went public.
Technology

Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook Deny Involvement in Government Spying Program

The big tech companies claim they haven't heard of the National Security Agency's program called PRISM.
Technology

Amid Privacy Concerns, Google to Reject Facial Recognition Apps on Glass -- For Now

The tech giant responds to fears that the computerized eyewear could pull up unauthorized personal information on individuals.
Technology

Congress to Google: Glass Privacy Issues Must Be Taken Seriously

In a letter to chief executive Larry Page, lawmakers demand answers on how the tech giant plans to protect citizens' private data.
Starting a Business

Customer Privacy Policy Essentials

What every online business should know about protecting customer information.
Technology

Customer Privacy: What You Need to Know About Social Media, Passwords and Transparency

Jules Polonetsky, director of Washington D.C.-based Future of Privacy Forum, on what entrepreneurs should keep in mind when managing consumer data.
Marketing

What You Need to Know About Facebook's New Privacy Controls

These features might make managing your company's Facebook page even easier.
Technology

How 'Do Not Track' May Hurt Businesses

Websites could lose revenue if they rely heavily on ads tied to users' browsing behavior.
Marketing

5 Ways 'Big Data' Is Changing the World

From shoe shopping to privacy concerns, 'big data' has big implications.
Starting a Business

Privacy of Location-Based Services on FCC's Radar

The Federal Communications Commission is turning its attention to privacy issues surrounding the growing use by businesses of location-based services.
Marketing

Facebook Exchange Ads Could Raise Even More Privacy Concerns

Facebook's latest ad program allows businesses to retarget their website visitors on Facebook.