Business

Researchers investigate Apple's privacy labels

CyLab researchers have been studying privacy nutrition labels for over a decade, so when Apple introduced privacy labels in their app store a little over a year ago, the researchers were eager to investigate them.

Computer Sciences

A cryptography game changer for biomedical research at scale

Predictive, preventive, personalized and participatory medicine, known as P4, is the healthcare of the future. To both accelerate its adoption and maximize its potential, clinical data on large numbers of individuals must ...

Business

Apple announces App Store concessions as pressure grows

Apple has agreed to loosen payment restrictions on its App Store, a major change announced in a settlement with small developers as the US technology giant faces growing scrutiny and legal challenges over its tightly controlled ...

Business

Congress panel calls on Amazon chief Bezos to testify

A US congressional panel on Friday called on Amazon chief Jeff Bezos to testify about allegations the online giant used sensitive data from third-party sellers on its platform to develop competing products.

Internet

Why Facebook's new 'privacy cop' is doomed to fail

The Federal Trade Commission issued its largest-ever fine, of US$5 billion, to Facebook for violating a 2011 privacy settlement in late July. But the amount is only about a month's worth of the company's revenue, suggesting ...

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