Google Account revamped — increased transparency and new security and privacy options

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/21/google-account-revamp/ Google has unveiled a new look for users’ accounts, making information clearer, improving transparency and adding new options. To make it easy to find information, Google has added a … Read more

Apple to add details of government app takedown requests to transparency report

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/26/apple-transparency-report-app-takedown-requests/ Apple has announced that it is to expand the scope of its twice-yearly transparency report. Starting with one of its next report — the one which will cover the … Read more

Facebook will give everyone the option to unsend messages, just like Mark Zuckerberg

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/07/facebook-messenger-unsend-messages/ When it came to light that messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives via Facebook Messenger had been deleted, there was widespread concern about not only the … Read more

Privacy: a huge proportion of Android apps are secretly tracking you

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/28/android-apps-track-users/ A joint research project between Yale University’s Privacy Lab and French non-profit Exodus Privacy has uncovered widescale tracking in a large number of Android apps. The likes of Tinder, … Read more