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  1. Press: Apple making it harder for police to collect evidence from iPhones
    Apple announced that it would block access to a port that law enforcement uses to break into iPhones during criminal investigations, a move that could reignite debate over whether tech companies are doing enough to… | Jun 14, 2018
  2. Press: Amazon will deliver to your car—but you might pay for it in privacy
    First came in-home delivery. Now Amazon is offering to drop off packages straight to the trunk of your parked car. Package theft has long been a persistent problem for online shoppers, and Amazon says in-car delivery… | Apr 25, 2018
  3. Press: I downloaded the information Facebook has on me. Yikes.
    There was so much that Facebook knew about me — more than I wanted to know. But after looking at the totality of what the Silicon Valley company had obtained about yours truly, I decided… | Apr 12, 2018
  4. Press: How to protect your Facebook privacy—or delete yourself completely
    If the revelations that Cambridge Analytica acquired the records of 50 million Facebook users has you wondering how to protect your own personal information, you may already have discovered the maze of privacy settings the… | Mar 21, 2018
  5. Press: Your data Is crucial to a robotic age. Shouldn’t you be paid for it?
    The idea is gaining momentum in Silicon Valley and beyond: Facebook and the other technological Goliaths offering free online services — from which they harvest data from and about their users — should pay for… | Mar 07, 2018
  6. Press: ANÁLISIS-Big data, ¿Por qué los laboratorios farmacéuticos quieren tus datos médicos?
    Los laboratorios farmacéuticos están compitiendo por obtener datos sobre la salud de los pacientes y alcanzar acuerdos con empresas de tecnología, ya que el análisis del big data empieza a desentrañar un tesoro de información… | Mar 03, 2018
  7. Press: Your smart TV may be collecting more info than you realize
    Consumer Reports just analyzed smart TVs from the five biggest US TV brands — Samsung, LG, Sony, TCL and Vizio — and found several problems. All can track what consumers watch and two of the brands… | Feb 07, 2018
  8. Press: Data Privacy day: A reminder to safeguard your data
    This Sunday (Jan. 28) is Data Privacy Day, which marks the 1981 signing of Europe’s Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection. But, more important, it’s a reminder… | Jan 28, 2018
  9. Press: Big businesses band together urging lawmakers to sell out your privacy
    Twenty-two industry groups, representing thousands of U.S. businesses, sent a letter to Congress calling on lawmakers to pass sweeping data-security rules. At first glance, that seems like a really good thing for consumers. Upon closer… | Jan 17, 2018
  10. Press: Companies race to gather a newly prized currency: Our measurements
    Clothing companies now see body measurements as one of their most prized currencies, and millions of Americans are increasingly offering up their innermost personal data in search of customized pieces or a better fit. Algorithms… | Jan 17, 2018
  11. Press: Your car company may know more about you than your spouse
    Daniel Dunn may consider his everyday driving habits mundane, but auto and privacy experts suspect that big automakers like Honda see them as anything but. By monitoring his everyday movements, an automaker can vacuum up… | Jan 16, 2018
  12. Press: Health data being used as evidence in murder investigation
    Health app data from an iPhone is being used as evidence in a rape and murder investigation in Germany, Motherboard reports. Details in the story also point to what may be the first known iPhone 6s… | Jan 12, 2018
  13. Press: China’s new lenders collect invasive data and offer billions
    Mr. Bai, a 30-year-old Beijing deliveryman, has borrowed heavily from China’s growing ranks of online cash lenders. In a country that lacks reliable ways to tell who might be a good borrower, these lenders use… | Dec 26, 2017
  14. Press: How Clear can speed up the airport screening process
    Clear uses biometric technology — in this case, either a scan of your fingerprints or an iris scan of your eye — to identify who you are and help you get through airport security quickly.… | Nov 17, 2017
  15. Press: What’s your citizen ‘trust score’?
    Take George Orwell’s 1984. Now sprinkle in that episode of "Black Mirror" where characters live in a world in which every aspect of their lives is dominated by ratings.  That’s one way to think about the… | Nov 13, 2017
  16. Press: Is LinkedIn trying to protect your data — or hoard it?
    When you create a public profile on a social network such as LinkedIn, it isn't just your friends and contacts who can see that data. For better or for worse, other companies can legally download that information… | Aug 16, 2017
  17. Press: Dust isn’t the only thing your Roomba is sucking up
    The company behind the Roomba vacuum, iRobot, has grand plans to one day sell the mapping data its robot cleaner collects to giant technology companies like Google, Apple and Amazon.  Two models of the tiny… | Jul 26, 2017
  18. Press: Forty-four states refuse to give voter data to Trump panel
    Forty-four states and the District of Columbia are mounting a bipartisan rebellion against President Donald Trump’s commission on vote fraud by either declining to release any of the requested data or by providing only limited… | Jul 06, 2017
  19. Press: Another online way to assess what your house is worth
    Do we really need another Zillow Zestimate-style online gizmo to tell us what a computer model says our homes are worth? Probably not.  So why would a well-known company venture out with a new version… | Jun 29, 2017
  20. Press: Connected homes and cars can be difficult for new buyers to un-plug
    It seems that smart products aren't quite smart enough to disconnect from the original owner when they're sold.   IBM X-Force Red has identified four major auto makers (they won't say which ones) with connected car… | Mar 02, 2017
  21. Press: How to fend off a highjacking of home devices
    Modern homes today are getting internet-connected light bulbs, thermostats, TVs and speakers.  If one of these devices gets hijacked, hackers could potentially snoop around for sensitive data like financial or health information. When shopping for… | Feb 02, 2017
  22. Press: Indian call center posing as IRS may have bilked Americans out of millions
    The callers told their American victims they were conducting a “tax revision” or that they had defaulted on payments to the IRS and would then obtain their personal financial information and withdraw money from their… | Oct 07, 2016
  23. Press: After Wells Fargo, can you trust your bank?
    The scheme at the nation’s largest retail bank hits closer to home for some consumers in part because it wasn’t executed by sophisticated cybercriminals, but by everyday branch-level workers. Employees opened sham credit card and deposit accounts… | Sep 22, 2016
  24. Press: Relaxing privacy vow, WhatsApp to share some data with Facebook
    When Facebook bought the start-up WhatsApp in 2014, Jan Koum, WhatsApp’s co-founder, declared that the deal would not affect the digital privacy of his mobile messaging service’s millions of users.  Two years later, WhatsApp said… | Aug 25, 2016
  25. Press: Los ojos escondidos de los museos
    Una mañana reciente, un equipo de expertos en el museo Solomon R. Guggenheim de Nueva York buscaba puntos en la rotonda del edificio donde esconder diminutos transistores electrónicos. Los aparatos permitirán al museo enviar… | Dec 21, 2014
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