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FTC looking at rules to corral tech firms' data collection

Aug. 11, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether it's the fitness tracker on your wrist, the “smart” home appliances in your house or the latest kids’ fad going viral in online videos, they all produce a trove of personal data for big tech companies. How that data is being used and protected has...

EXPLAINER: Online privacy in a post-Roe world

Aug. 10, 2022 22:54 PM EDT

The case of a Nebraska woman charged with helping her teenage daughter end her pregnancy after investigators obtained Facebook messages between the two has raised fresh concerns about data privacy in the post-Roe world. Since before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in...

Apple-Apps-Top-10

Aug. 09, 2022 12:12 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Incredibox, So Far So Good 5. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 6. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 7....

Apple-Apps-Top-10

Aug. 02, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Incredibox, So Far So Good 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 5. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 6. Geometry Dash, RobTop...

Facebook parent Meta posts first revenue decline in history

Jul. 27, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, posted its first revenue decline in history Thursday, dragged down by a drop in ad spending as the economy falters — and as competition from rival TikTok intensifies. The results largely followed a broader decline in the digital...

Google's parent reports slowest quarterly growth in 2 years

Jul. 26, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s revenue growth during the past quarter decelerated to its slowest pace in two years as advertisers reined in their spending amid intensifying fears of an economic recession. The regression reported Tuesday by Google’s corporate parent, Alphabet,...

Apple-Apps-Top-10

Jul. 26, 2022 11:34 AM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Incredibox, So Far So Good 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 5. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 6. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 7....

Democrats widen scrutiny of tech over abortion data privacy

Jul. 22, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic representatives are widening their scrutiny into the role of tech companies in collecting the personal data of people who may be seeking an abortion, as lawmakers, regulators and the Biden administration grapple with the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling last...

GOP AGs ask Google not to limit anti-abortion center results

Jul. 21, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A month after some members of Congress urged Google to limit the appearance of anti-abortion pregnancy centers in certain abortion-related search results, 17 Republican attorneys general are warning the company that doing so could invite investigations and possible legal...

Apple-Apps-Top-10

Jul. 19, 2022 11:53 AM EDT

App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 6. Procreate Pocket,...