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Aarogya Setu app guidelines for data processing issued by centre as privacy concerns pile up
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Aarogya Setu app guidelines for data processing issued by centre as privacy concerns pile up

The guidelines lay down procedure on handling of data by various agencies involved in controlling spread of the pandemic.

Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple to be grilled on tougher lines by EU antitrust regulators
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Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple to be grilled on tougher lines by EU antitrust regulators

The Commission has traditionally ordered companies to halt anti-competitive practices.

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple respond to congressional committee regarding antitrust concerns
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Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple respond to congressional committee regarding antitrust concerns

Despite its huge collection of data on search queries and clicks, Google said it could not provide much of the data sought by the committee.

Apple reportedly temporarily suspends Siri quality control process globally
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Apple reportedly temporarily suspends Siri quality control process globally

Apple said that as a part of the future software update the users will be able to opt out of grading.

Apple informs TRAI that the next iOS update will allow users to report spam calls
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Apple informs TRAI that the next iOS update will allow users to report spam calls

Apple is building functionalities in iOS version 12 to enable handling of complaints related to spam.

Aadhaar data breach: UIDAI introduces 'Virtual ID' to address privacy concerns
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Aadhaar data breach: UIDAI introduces 'Virtual ID' to address privacy concerns

The Virtual ID, which would be a random 16-digit number, together with biometrics of the user would give any authorised agency like a mobile company, limited details like name, address and photograph, which are enough for any verification

Privacy concerns with Google Street View should be addressed before permitting it in India
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Privacy concerns with Google Street View should be addressed before permitting it in India

A mere photograph, particularly of sensitive areas, is dangerous from a security point of view. The 360 degree, panoramic, ‘feet on the ground’ photograph, as offered by Google Street View, is enough to get any reasonable government concerned.

Privacy concerns over health care website prompt reversal
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Privacy concerns over health care website prompt reversal

Bowing to privacy concerns, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal information from the government's health insurance website to private companies

NSA gathers 200 million text messages a day globally: Guardian report
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NSA gathers 200 million text messages a day globally: Guardian report

The U.S. National Security Agency has been gathering nearly 200 million text messages a day from around the world, gathering data on people's travel plans

Obama to deliver speech on leaks on Friday after NSA review
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Obama to deliver speech on leaks on Friday after NSA review

Barack Obama would deliver a speech on Friday to present the outcomes of his administration's recent review of the national security leaks that made public the secretive telephone and Internet surveillance program

Father asks Google Maps to remove aerial image showing his dead son
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Father asks Google Maps to remove aerial image showing his dead son

A man wants Google Maps to remove an aerial image that shows the body of his 14-year-old son, who was shot and killed in 2009

Father asks Google Maps to remove aerial image showing his dead son
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Father asks Google Maps to remove aerial image showing his dead son

A man wants Google Maps to remove an aerial image that shows the body of his 14-year-old son, who was shot and killed in 2009

Older women more enthusiastic about internet than millennials: Survey
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Older women more enthusiastic about internet than millennials: Survey

The millennials want personal put into their computing while women over 45 realise innovation in technology will drive better personal lives

Older women more enthusiastic about internet than millennials: Survey
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Older women more enthusiastic about internet than millennials: Survey

The millennials want personal put into their computing while women over 45 realise innovation in technology will drive better personal lives

US senators propose changes in NSA policy on US phone records
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US senators propose changes in NSA policy on US phone records

Leading senators unveiled proposed changes to the way the National Security Agency gathers U.S. records in its hunt for overseas terrorists or spying targets, and top intelligence officials said they would cooperate to try to win back the public trust

Obama defends surveillance as being only on 'specific areas of concern'
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Obama defends surveillance as being only on 'specific areas of concern'

President Barack Obama today defended America's controversial surveillance programme, saying the country is not "going around snooping" and targets "specific areas of concern".

Obama defends government surveillance programs as 'necessary'
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Obama defends government surveillance programs as 'necessary'

President Barack Obama is acknowledging he must "do a better job" of giving Americans confidence in the surveillance programs the National Security Agency has deployed to guard against terrorism

In new ad Microsoft accuses Gmail of spamming users
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In new ad Microsoft accuses Gmail of spamming users

Microsoft has continued its barrage of anti-Google ads with a new installment in its 'Scroogled' series. In this latest attack, Microsoft accuses Google of spamming the inboxes of users with ads that look like real mails.