Year: 2019

Google Touts Privacy Options, but Still Depends on Your Data

Google’s latest phone and smart-home devices came packaged with a not-so-subtle message: Google cares about your privacy. Does it? The tech company has had a complicated relationship with user information in the past. Google’s latest steps offer consumers some additional protections, although it’s unclear how much more secure users will feel. Google unveiled a

Facebook-Backed Libra Group Pledges to ‘Reassure’ Regulators

The head of the Libra Association, created by Facebook to launch its new cryptocurrency, said Thursday the project’s leaders would aim to “reassure” regulators who have voiced mounting concern over the virtual money. Bertrand Perez, director general of the Geneva-based non-profit association, said Libra will be backed by a basket

Facebook to Buy Brain Science Startup CTRL-labs, Deal Said to Be Worth $1 Billion

Photo Credit: CTRL-labs Facebook said on Monday it bought New York-based CTRL-labs, a start-up that is exploring ways for people to communicate with computers using brain signals, in a deal that CNBC said was valued at $1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,100 crores). Facebook Vice President of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth announced the