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House approves CISPA over privacy objections

The U.S. House of Representatives votes to approve a controversial cyberthreat information-sharing bill, despite opposition from the White House and several privacy and digital rights groups.

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Study: Mobile phone apps view private data more than necessary

Mobile phone apps are accessing users' private data and transmitting it to remote servers far more than appears strictly necessary, while users have inadequate tools to monitor or control such access, according to a new study by two French government agencies.

New tech will keep your photos safe in (and from) the cloud

A new tool may help you keep ownership of your images and safe from Facebook and Flickr's fine print.

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Apple sets May 1 deadline for UDID, iPhone 5 app changes

Apple has alerted developers that they must stop accessing UDIDs and support the iPhone 5's screen for all new and updated apps as of May 1.

What you Like on Facebook could reveal more than you think

Before you "like" a friend's or company's post on Facebook, think twice. A new study shows that your Facebook "likes" may be far more revealing than you ever thought.

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Facebook defends Graph Search's privacy controls for teens

Facebook is working hard to assure users that Graph Search, its new search engine designed to uncover all sorts of information buried within the site, does not compromise the privacy rights of minors.

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Flickr bug makes users' private photos public

Flickr users are livid over a recent bug causing their private photos to be made public.

33 expert tips and tricks for iOS 6

How well do you really know iOS? Dan Moren and Lex Friedman have assembled a veritable smorgasbord of tips and tricks for Apple's mobile operating system.

FTC report suggests ways to improve mobile privacy

A new Federal Trade Commission report recommends best practices for mobile operating systems, app developers, and ad networks.

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Remains of the Day: Trust fall

A photo app returns to the App Store, now squeaky clean; the back of the next iPad may have been spotted; and Apple is apparently no longer that company you once knew and trusted.