The data-broker industry should give consumers more control and provide more transparency, an FTC report says.
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Yahoo are working to end US government gag orders that prevent them from disclosing how many national security data requests they've received.
Hitting 'delete' is just the beginning. Depending on the type of storage and the sensitivity of the information, there are other things you need to do to make sure your deleted files are gone for good.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum opens up its digitized collection for use in third-party apps.
The USA Freedom Act would require the agency to get court approval to collect records on a case-by-case basis.
The data that wearables can provide excites doctors, although the health care system isn't ready for the technology. And who pays for it, anyway?
Two companies using Facebook profiles to generate credit scores, their stands side by side at Cebit, are chasing different customers -- although they are competitors in the trade show's Code_n startup contest.