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Chrome will allow blocking third-party tracking, show more ad info

CHROME WILL ALLOW BLOCKING THIRD-PARTY TRACKING, SHOW MORE AD INFO

The pervading theme in Google I/O 2019 seems to be privacy. Ironic considering the company was, at one point, regarded to be its biggest...

What's new in Android Q beta 3: Dark mode, new gestures, better privacy

WHAT'S NEW IN ANDROID Q BETA 3: DARK MODE, NEW GESTURES, BETTER PRIVACY

Dark theme is finally here, the back button is going away, and we have our first look at Focus mode. The Android Q Beta 3 is going...

 
 
 
Microsoft Edge - All the news from Build 2019

MICROSOFT EDGE - ALL THE NEWS FROM BUILD 2019

Today kicks off Microsoft Build 2019 , and with it, lots of exciting announcements for the next version of Microsoft Edge! Less than...

TechLife's June 2019 issue is out now!

TECHLIFE'S JUNE 2019 ISSUE IS OUT NOW!

Take control of your online and digital privacy with our expert guide to understanding VPNs, securing your browser, and social media...

 
 
 
The FTC is reportedly divided about how to hold Facebook accountable for privacy lapses

THE FTC IS REPORTEDLY DIVIDED ABOUT HOW TO HOLD FACEBOOK ACCOUNTABLE FOR PRIVACY LAPSES

A new report from The New York Times says that the Federal Trade Commission is having trouble agreeing on a suitable punishment for...

Inside Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's lavish honeymoon

INSIDE JOE JONAS AND SOPHIE TURNER'S LAVISH HONEYMOON

A source told us, "Joe and Sophie chose to start their honeymoon in a romantic place where they can enjoy complete privacy."

 
 
 
Google unveils auto-delete for location, Web activity, and app usage data

GOOGLE UNVEILS AUTO-DELETE FOR LOCATION, WEB ACTIVITY, AND APP USAGE DATA

Enlarge / Mountain View, Calif.-May 21, 2018: Exterior view of a Googleplex building, the corporate headquarters of Google and parent...

Google now lets you set auto-delete Location History and activity data

GOOGLE NOW LETS YOU SET AUTO-DELETE LOCATION HISTORY AND ACTIVITY DATA

Although Facebook has now probably surpassed Google as the most reviled and most distrusted Big Tech company, the search giant still...

 
 
 
Google will soon let you auto-delete your location and web history

GOOGLE WILL SOON LET YOU AUTO-DELETE YOUR LOCATION AND WEB HISTORY

Like Facebook, Google has been hounded by privacy advocates to improve its data collection policies, and has received particular criticism...

You can soon set up your Google location history to delete automatically

YOU CAN SOON SET UP YOUR GOOGLE LOCATION HISTORY TO DELETE AUTOMATICALLY

Google is stepping up its privacy controls. An upcoming update will allow users to set up their location history so it automatically...

 
 
 
Google now lets you auto-delete your app activity, location and web history

GOOGLE NOW LETS YOU AUTO-DELETE YOUR APP ACTIVITY, LOCATION AND WEB HISTORY

It's no secret that unless you opt out, Google keeps a very detailed record of your location history and a log of the web sites you...

Facebook has a new plan to pitch brands on creating groups, but scale and limited resources hold back marketers

FACEBOOK HAS A NEW PLAN TO PITCH BRANDS ON CREATING GROUPS, BUT SCALE AND LIMITED RESOURCES HOLD BACK MARKETERS

Groups are a core part of Facebook's new privacy-oriented products. Big marketers like Airbnb and Adidas have created successful groups...

 
 
 
Facebook makes major changes to Messenger for speed and privacy

FACEBOOK MAKES MAJOR CHANGES TO MESSENGER FOR SPEED AND PRIVACY

Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook...

Purism Librem One offers “ethical” chat, email, social media services

PURISM LIBREM ONE OFFERS “ETHICAL” CHAT, EMAIL, SOCIAL MEDIA SERVICES

News today is filled with stories of how Big Tech, companies like Facebook, Google, or Amazon, repeatedly violate their own users'...

 
 
 
Mark Zuckerberg says 'the future is private.' But his definition of privacy might not be what you think

MARK ZUCKERBERG SAYS 'THE FUTURE IS PRIVATE.' BUT HIS DEFINITION OF PRIVACY MIGHT NOT BE WHAT YOU THINK

Facebook Facebook says it's pivoting to "privacy." But the company's vision of privacy isn't what ordinary people might understand...

Facebook's privacy focus, Netflix's threat to advertisers, and Instagram goes shopping

FACEBOOK'S PRIVACY FOCUS, NETFLIX'S THREAT TO ADVERTISERS, AND INSTAGRAM GOES SHOPPING

Welcome to the latest edition of our Advertising and Media Insider newsletter, where we catch you up on all the big stories of the...

 
 
 
Facebook's bet on privacy may threaten advertisers' sophisticated targeting, and it could 'dramatically change' its relationship with brands

FACEBOOK'S BET ON PRIVACY MAY THREATEN ADVERTISERS' SOPHISTICATED TARGETING, AND IT COULD 'DRAMATICALLY CHANGE' ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH BRANDS

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined a number of high-profile changes to its services during a keynote at its F8 conference as it...

Here's how Facebook is changing completely in 2019

HERE'S HOW FACEBOOK IS CHANGING COMPLETELY IN 2019

After a brutal 2018, Mark Zuckerberg has big plans for the Facebook platform in 2019. Facebook is being redesigned with a focus on...

 
 
 
Facebook Dating opens to friends with Secret Crush

FACEBOOK DATING OPENS TO FRIENDS WITH SECRET CRUSH

Facebook built Dating to be privacy-safe, hoping to avoid the awkwardness of friends or family checking out your romance profile. But...

Action Launcher Update Takes Steps To Protect Your Privacy

ACTION LAUNCHER UPDATE TAKES STEPS TO PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY

Action Launcher v40 is rolling out now with a number of substantial changes to its business model resulting in new features to go with...