Day: May 26, 2018

Apple Sees US National Security Requests Rise Two and a Half Times Within a Year

Apple on Friday issued its biannual transparency report on government data requests, showing another sharp increase in US national security-related requests. Apple said it received as many as 16,249 national security requests affecting up to 8,249 accounts during the second half of 2017. The number of requests rose 20 percent compared with the

EU GDPR Rollout: Complaints Against Google, Facebook Under New Privacy Law

A group that campaigns for data protection rights in Europe says it’s filed legal complaints against Google, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp over the way they obtain users’ consent under new EU privacy rules – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Starting Friday, companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must comply with new rules

WhatsApp for iPhone Reportedly Gets Group Audio Calls; Android Users Receive Option to Select All Chats

WhatsApp for iPhone is said to have started receiving group audio calls functionality. This means that you’ll soon be able to make voice calls to your multiple contacts directly through the instant messaging app. For Android users, on the other hand, WhatsApp has added a ‘Select All’ option that lets you easily mark all the