Google rebuffed a request from German data protection officials to hand over data it mistakenly collected as part of its Street View imagery.
Google has released an add-on for Web browsers that blocks information from being sent to its Analytics service.
German prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation over whether Google broke data protection regulations when it collected fragments of Wi-Fi data.
Microsoft is set to begin rolling out the latest enhancements to its Hotmail Web mail service with an aim to reduce clutter.
Visa has partnered with a company that has made a special case the iPhone that enables contactless payments, with trials expected to begin soon.
Facebook has made "unacceptable" changes to its privacy settings that are detrimental to users, a coalition of European data protection officials warned.
Mozilla has expanded a service that checks a browser's plugins to now scan Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, and Chrome in addition to its own Firefox.
A computer security researcher has launched a project designed to provide people greater privacy when using Google.
A malicious advertisement has been found within an application for Facebook that redirects users to fake antivirus software, according to a security researcher.
Security vendor Panda came across a new HTC Magic phone that had three malware programs already on it.
Germany's Fraunhofer Institute is selling a mobile phone application that offers a unique feature over other password-storage applications.
A group of researchers plan to soon release a version of the Firefox browser that integrates the ability to view 3D graphics.
The latest version of OpenOffice.org fixes several vulnerabilities that could caused a computer to become hacked.
Google apologized on Saturday, saying it has made several changes to its new social-networking application Buzz that debuted last week amid privacy concerns.
Skype released the latest version of its application for the iPhone, adding new features and fixing a couple annoying bugs that hung up calls.