The European Union is expected to finalize the Digital Markets Act, the most sweeping legislation to regulate tech since a European privacy law was passed in 2018.
It says it will give other companies plenty of time to adapt to changes to its Android software. Similar changes made by Apple affected big internet companies.
A vast location-tracking network is being built around us so we don’t lose our keys: One couple’s adventures in the consumer tech surveillance state.
A small search engine company in the Czech Republic helped inspire a law that is poised to put major limits on tech giants like Google.
To plan for safe travels and gatherings this holiday season, here are some simple ways to take your Covid-related health data with you.
With long battery life and nice cameras, the new Google devices excel at what popular phones have done for years. Is that enough?
These spyware apps record your conversations, location and everything you type, all while camouflaged as a calculator or calendar.
Before you retire that smartphone or tablet to the bottom of a drawer, there are ways to get more life out of it around the house.
Apple, Samsung and others want us to replace our phones constantly, but many of our problems with current devices can be fixed.
Folders, quick-action menus, widgets and a little basic icon organization can make navigating your smartphone a smoother experience.
The free task-reminder app on your phone can keep you and your projects on track.
A virtual assistant is just one tool that lets you use your voice to share your thoughts, capture a moment or just get things done.
The 6-to-2 ruling ended a decade-long battle over whether Google had improperly used Java code in its Android operating system.
A new crop of internet browsers from Brave, DuckDuckGo and others offer stronger privacy protections than what you might be used to.
The federal government’s lawsuit isn’t likely to derail the company’s market dominance.
Some companies like Netflix and Spotify had avoided making the payment when people paid for something inside their apps.
Apple and Google have a virtual monopoly on distributing mobile apps — that’s bad for competition.
We should minimize how much we share with all of our favorite and not-so-favorite apps. Here’s how.
Researchers found a potential vulnerability in an app that helps power the drones, highlighting U.S. officials’ concerns that Beijing could get access to information about Americans.
Some government agencies that use the software said they were surprised that Google may pick up the locations of certain app users. Others said they had unsuccessfully pushed Google to make a change.
In a pandemic-induced recession, it’s more important than ever to take care of our smartphones and other gadgets.
A new report revealed a broad campaign that targeted Muslims in China and their diaspora in other countries, beginning as early as 2013.
Apple has repeatedly denied Facebook’s new Gaming app from appearing in its App Store, citing its own rules.
The technology giants said they would embed a feature in iPhones and Android devices to enable users to track infected people they’d come close to.
Many assume the “accessibility” features on our devices are helpful only to those with visual or hearing impairments, but they’re useful for everyone.
Strategies for traveling without letting your phone keep you from enjoying your trip.