A group of European digital advertising associations on Friday criticised Apple’s plans to require apps to seek additional permission from users before tracking them across other apps and websites.
If you’re concerned about the pervasive role in daily life of technology companies such as Google, then its planned $2.1-billion acquisition of Fitbit is a worry.
Twenty advocacy groups from the US, Europe, Latin America and elsewhere signed a statement on Wednesday urging regulators to be wary of Google’s bid for fitness tracker company Fitbit.
Google has adjusted its privacy settings so that it retains less user data in an effort to keep personal information safe.
Facebook has acquired Swedish mapping technology company Mapillary, which collects images from tens of thousands of contributors to build immersive and up-to-date maps.
A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s market-leading Chrome Web browser, researchers at Awake Security said.
Amazon.com is by far the biggest company in cloud computing. But a new lawsuit shows the extent to which Amazon, which rarely discusses the competition in public, sees Google as a threat.