Mattel Cancels Virtual Assistant Aimed at Kids

A number of tech companies have launched virtual home assistants. These voice-activated devices function as virtual assistants, doing everything from playing music to answering questions to ordering goods and services for you.

The Alarming Social Media Travel Trend

Security and privacy experts have cautioned people for quite some time about being too “braggy” on social media, indicating that certain posts can come back to haunt you.

Hidden Dangers in the Sarahah App

There’s a popular app—currently, the third most popular free app for iPhone and iPad, with more than 62 million users worldwide—that is not only a parents’ nightmare for their kids’ health and well-being, but is also a privacy pitfall.

Tech Companies Rally Together to Protect Privacy

A case that will be decided before the US Supreme Court has brought some unlikely supporters together. Fourteen major tech giants have all voiced their support for increased consumer privacy protections, including a well-known telecom provider.

Uber Changes Its Privacy Structure

In the digitally connected world we live in, we sometimes discover that increasing our convenience means sacrificing some of our privacy.

Privacy Pro and Con: Apple Working on Storing Your Medical Records in your iPhone

Privacy continues to be a hot topic right now, and fortunately, there are some pretty strict laws in effect to help ensure that you have a measure of control over your information. While these laws can and do get broken all the time, they still serve as a safety net that provides for legal prosecution following wrongdoing.

Mobile Devices Are Bringing the Doctor to You…Is a Hacker Following Behind?

 

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