Along with new features for its Google BigQuery cloud analytics platform, the company's Cloud Dataflow managed data-processing service is now available in beta.
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Germany's data protection watchdog has ruled Google must abide by an earlier order to limit its data collection practices.
With all the different features, tabs and widgets floating around profile pages and the news feed, managing Facebook privacy functions aren't actually all that easy or intuitive.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner received over 100 voluntary data breach notifications, and saw a 43 percent increase in privacy complaints in the 12 months since changes to the country's Privacy Act came into effect.
At this year's MWC, mobile execs mull how best to balance consumers' right to privacy with the industry's hunger for data.
No search result is a passive reproduction of data from a "public domain". Google makes the public domain public. Search underpins a massive profit-making machine.
Concerns about data location, security and privacy risks - as well as software integration problems - mean that 7 out of 10 UK organizations spend less than 10 percent of their IT budgets on cloud services
Big data analytics brings on privacy and ethical concerns. What is your organisation actually doing about them? Does your board understand the risks?
Wearables are less secure than some other forms of technology, with users giving away data oftentimes without even realizing the breadth of the security and privacy invasion.
Companies must balance profits and privacy when monetizing their data, otherwise they risk falling off the 'trust cliff' and alienating their customers.
Online privacy company Abine today announced its new Private Search anti-tracking tool for those who want to use Google Search in Firefox without being tracked by Google.
Microsoft is privately testing a public-facing version of its Cosmos big-data service, which features new analysis and storage engines, plus a new SQL-IP language.
Google resists calls from European data protection authorities to apply privacy-related URL removals to non-EU domains.
Ahead of the State of the Union later this month, the president's proposed laws aim to force companies to disclose hacks and breaches inside a month.
The idea of using Apache Solr as a standalone primary data store may not be new but it is building momentum, according to Lucidworks' Will Hayes, CEO of the open-source search engine's commercial sponsor.
Government has invested significant resources to build a "smart nation" supported by big data analytics, but it also needs to dedicate sufficient effort in addressing data security and privacy concerns.
The top three Google products cited in data removal requests from federal agencies came down to Blogger, Search and YouTube.
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