Category: Business

What data does your iOS app collect, and why?

Facebook’s latest privacy scandal came courtesy of a personality quiz app whose data was sold to a third party. What about other apps? What do they collect, and with whom do they share that information? Should a free flashlight app have access to your calendar or contacts? A new report by a mobile app security firm explores how iOS apps…

British cybersecurity expert faces hearing in U.S. ‘WannaCry’ case

MILWAUKEE — A British cybersecurity expert currently living in Los Angeles who was once heralded as a hero for stopping the WannaCry worldwide computer virus is due in a Milwaukee courtroom Thursday, where he will ask the judge to toss statements he made to the FBI after his arrest for allegedly writing and distributing malicious software use to steal banking…

Google’s Javier Gonzalez: Google village should be ‘anchored in San Jose’s culture’

Javier Gonzalez, a lifelong resident of San Jose, has witnessed significant changes in his hometown. Now, he is on the front lines of Google’s game-changing plan to develop a big swath of downtown San Jose near the Diridon train station. Mountain View-based Google aims to build a transit-oriented community with millions of square feet of offices for 15,000 to 20,000…