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Privacy, contact updates added to Google+

After promising earlier this week that changes to Google+ were coming, Google is making good on that vow with a privacy update and a new contacts tool.

Remains of the Day: Zucks to be you

Facebook's head honcho goes into virtual hiding, Apple's got a huge chunk of sales, and there's a new solution on the market for those looking for their fix of Apple rumors.

Privacy experts praise Google+ rollout so far

After major privacy failures in its Buzz and Street View services, Google has hit the right notes with its deliberate, measured roll out of its new Google+ social networking service, privacy experts say.

Google+ Privacy: Five settings you need to know

CIO's Kristin Burnham looks at five important Google+ privacy settings that let you manage who can email you directly, how you're notified of Google+ actions, how to disable the Google+ service, and more.

Facebook Video Calling: Get started, adjust privacy settings

CIO shows how easy it is to get started with Facebook's new video calling feature and walks you through the privacy issues you'll need to consider about the service.

Google dealing with privacy bugs in Google+

Google's new social networking site Google+, built to beat Facebook primarily on privacy features, has several privacy bugs the company is working to fix.

Judge rules against Google in Street View 'Wi-Spy' lawsuit

A federal judge has declined to dismiss charges against Google that it allegedly violated the Federal Wiretap Act when it collected personal data from Wi-Fi networks.

Abine updates Firefox add-on to block Web tracking

The Targeted Advertising Cookie Opt-out add-on can now stop Facebook's 'Like' button from appearing.

Hands on with Google+

Google's new social networking site Google+ has a few rough spots, but PCWorld's Megan Geuss and Mark Sullivan think it's a strong start to the search giant's challenge to Facebook.

Connecticut concerned about Facebook face recognition

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has expressed concern that Facebook's "Tag Suggestions" face recognition feature compromises consumer privacy.