DoJ pushes Google and Apple to ID 10,000 users of a gun scope app

The US government has reportedly ordered Apple and Google to hand over the names, phone numbers and IP addresses of at least 10,000 users of a gun scope app. The data request is part of an investigation into weapons export violations, but it has priv...

Form’s Swim Goggles display heart rate data in the pool

You might have thought Form already perfected the Swim Goggles, but the company is about to add another welcomed feature: heart rate tracking. Today, Form announced that it's teamed up with the fitness wearable company Polar to introduce the heart ra...

Facebook’s Libra Association opens Bug Bounty program to everyone

Facebook's Calibra digital wallet isn't scheduled to launch until 2020. But, as you might expect, the organization that was created to protect the Libra cryptocurrency powering Calibra is already working to ensure it keeps people's data safe. We're t...

The EU may give citizens more control of their facial recognition data

The EU may impose strict limits on the use of facial recognition technology. According to Financial Times, the European Commission is working on laws that would give citizens explicit rights over their facial recognition data, like the right to know...

Waymo shares some of its self-driving car data to help researchers

Self-driving car data is intensely valuable, and it's frequently considered one of Waymo's advantages -- it has more experience than virtually anyone. Now, however, the company is sharing some of that knowledge with the rest of the world. It's launch...

YouTube may soon ban targeted ads on kids’ content

YouTube is allegedly planning on getting rid of targeted ads on videos aimed at children. It's not clear whether the decision comes as a result of the FTC's recent multimillion dollar fine -- imposed after YouTube was found to be violating federal da...