How Google, Yahoo, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon track You!

Americans are starting to perk up about privacy after the reveal of a government surveillance program called PRISM. But it’s important to know how tech companies generally track your data and what you’re agreeing to in those terms of service agreements. Google, Facebook, and Yahoo all rely pretty heavily on advertising revenue for their business …

Can Your Mobile Apps Be Trusted?

Mobile apps sure are handy little doodads, telling you what’s going on, where to go and who’s nearby. But can they be trusted with your privacy? Facebook and Google aren’t the only connected services that should have your privacy antennae up. The mobile devices that travel with you nearly everywhere also gather plenty of dirt — and you …