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Secretive big data company Palantir is reportedly providing software to help the CDC track the coronavirus pandemic, even as critics slam its work wit...
The CDC is reportedly using Palantir's software to track the spread of COVID-19 and assess how hospitals are dealing with spikes in new cases.
Mark Zuckerberg denied a report that Facebook is considering sharing smartphone location data with the US government to help track the coronavirus
The US government is talking with tech companies about using Americans' phones to track the coronavirus, but Zuckerberg said Facebook isn't involved.
The Trump campaign reportedly hired a former employee of Cambridge Analytica — the company that misused Facebook data to sway the 2016 election
Trump's new hire previously worked at Cambridge Analytica, the company accused of targeting Facebook users with political ads before the 2016 election.
The way Facebook transfers people’s data abroad from the EU is valid, according to an adviser to Europe’s top court
But the advice questions whether European citizens' data is really protected from US surveillance.
TikTok’s chief cancels planned meetings with US senators amid concerns over privacy and app’s ties to China
TikTok told Business Insider the meetings were postponed until after the holidays "to ensure these conversations are as productive as possible."
TikTok’s chief is heading to Washington to defend the video-sharing platform against censorship and privacy concerns as lawsuits and investigati...
TikTok faces mounting pressure over concerns it censors content deemed offensive to the Chinese government and poses a threat to US national security.
Most Americans fear they’ve lost control of their personal information, as Facebook and Google continue to dominate the online ad market
Americans are concerned and confused about data privacy even as tech companies continue making money selling users' personal data to advertisers.
The global humans rights organisation Amnesty International has criticised Google and Facebook's business models, calling them "surveillance-based."
Andrew Yang released a four-pronged policy proposal Wednesday that, among other things, would give users more control over their data.
Microsoft is acquiring a startup that will help its cloud customers control how their data is being used
Microsoft is acquiring BlueTalon. It fits into Microsoft's hybrid cloud strategy, which allows customers to use both private data centers and cloud.