WhatsApp tells what’s really up with Facebook partnership, talks data and privacy

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If you’re a WhatsApp user, you can rest assured that your data and privacy will not be compromised with Facebook’s recent $16 billion purchase of the popular cross-platform social messaging platform. WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum took to the company’s personal blog today to set the ...

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FreedomPop announces the Privacy Phone, its “Snowden Phone” with encrypted communications

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With all of the privacy concerns in the U.S. with the National Security Agency, some smartphone makers are trying to provide their customers with more security and privacy. You may be familiar with one that was recently launched at Mobile World Congress, Blackphone, that runs its own PrivatOS ...

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Electronic Frontier Foundation shows Google fights for user privacy more than Apple, others

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If you have an interest in your privacy – and, let’s be honest, you really should – then this information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation should be of interest to you. According to a recent report from the EFF, Google has ranked as one of the highest in a slew of ...

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Mod to Android OS helps protect your privacy by giving your apps false information

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We’re always, as users, on the lookout for more mobile security. The Technology Review from MIT just did a piece on programs that are designed to keep your personal data away from mobile apps that want to access contacts. In that list comes a full rewrite of Android by developer Plamen ...

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Protect your pictures, messages, and more with NQ Mobile’s Vault

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Because we know you have something you'd rather keep private...

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New judge ruling declares law enforcement must have a warrant in order to access mobile location data

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Worried about whether or not Big Brother can keep his prying eyes on your location at all times? With mobile devices relying more and more heavily on location data every day, the concern is certainly legitimate. However, today, ruling came down from U.S. Judge Lynn Hughes that law enforcement ...

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PrivacyStar Users Hit 100,000 Reports to the FTC!

PrivacyStar, an Android app and service that allows subscribers to report and block telemarketers and debt collectors who violate consumer protection laws, hit a record milestone this week for reports filed with the FTC. Users of the service made their 100,000th report to the Federal Trade ...

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McAfee Acquires WaveSecure Maker tenCube

McAfee, Inc. announced they have entered into an agreement to acquire the privately owned tenCube, developer of WaveSecure, one of the winners of ADC2. McAfee is expanding its abilities in the mobile space with the acquisition, and they intend to leverage this as a single platform from consumer ...

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5 Nice Apps I Refuse to Use [Updated]

I tell you what, I love me some Google Reader. One of the first things I did when I got my phone was set up a shortcut to Reader’s mobile interface. It’s fairly robust, but it is in the browser, so it’s a little slow even on WiFi. On Edge, it’s unbearable. And forget about... Read More

Make it All Opt-in and Stop Worrying So Much

The Center for Digital Democracy sure thinks that Google is up to no good with Android. Because a specific business model has not been defined by Google yet, they are playing the assumption game. They are assuming that Google plans to make Android the tool for which they start rolling out ...

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KDDI Phone Gives X-Ray Vision

Finally! A company doing what they can to make sure we all have at least one superhero quality.

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