Software

Apple busts Facebook for distributing data-sucking app

Jan 31, 2019

Apple says Facebook can no longer distribute an app that paid users, including teenagers, to extensively track their phone and web use.

APNewsBreak: Undercover agents target cybersecurity watchdog

Jan 26, 2019

The Associated Press has found that researchers who reported the role of Israeli spyware in the targeting of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's inner circle are in turn being targeted by international undercover operatives

Muslim group sues to block 'No Boycott of Israel' measure

Jan 10, 2019

A Muslim civil rights group says a Maryland order barring state agencies from contracting with businesses that boycott Israel is a violation of the First Amendment

Fiat Chrysler to pay around $650M in emissions cheating case

Jan 10, 2019

Fiat Chrysler will pay more than $650 million to settle allegations of cheating on emissions tests

Experimental app might spot drug overdoses in time to help

Jan 9, 2019

Researchers are creating a cellphone app that can tell if someone's overdosed on opioids and summon help

Weather Channel app accused of selling users' personal data

Jan 5, 2019

Los Angeles prosecutors say they've sued the operator of The Weather Channel app to stop it from tracking the whereabouts of users and selling the data to third parties

The Latest: Weather Channel app denies data wrongdoing

Jan 4, 2019

The owner of The Weather Channel mobile app denies any impropriety with sharing location data collected from users

The Latest: Tribune says newspapers hit by computer virus

Dec 30, 2018

Tribune Publishing says a computer virus disrupted production of the Chicago Tribune and its other newspapers across the country, the Chicago Tribune reports

Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users

Dec 14, 2018

Facebook says a software bug may have exposed a broader set of photos to app developers than users had granted permission for

The Latest: California Coastal Commission unveils phone app

Dec 14, 2018

The California Coastal Commission has unveiled a smartphone app that shows users a map of more than 1,500 public access points along the California coast

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