Google faces $5 billion lawsuit for tracking people in Incognito mode

Google faces $5 billion lawsuit for tracking people in Incognito mode

Google headquarters sprawls across a large campus in Mountain View, California. Stephen Shankland/CNET Google is facing a proposed class action lawsuit that accuses the tech giant of invading people’s privacy and tracking internet use even when browsers are set to “private” mode. The suit, filed Tuesday in the US District Court for the Northern District […]
Google launches website to help people avoid online scams

Google launches website to help people avoid online scams

The website was launched by Google and the Cybercrime Support Network. Scamspotter.org For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Google on Thursday unveiled a website aimed at teaching people how to spot and...
No-password logon surges for Microsoft services to 150 million people

No-password logon surges for Microsoft services to 150 million people

Brett Pearce/CNET Microsoft recognized World Password Day on Thursday by touting its progress in making fallible logon technology obsolete. In the past six months, the number of people who use Microsoft’s services but have dumped logon passwords has risen by...
WhatsApp update boosts video calling to allow 8 people at once

WhatsApp update boosts video calling to allow 8 people at once

WhatsApp is boosting its video chatting capabilities.  Angela Lang/CNET Want to video or voice chat with more people over WhatsApp? Now you can. In a new update released Monday, the popular messaging app is bumping up the number of people who can be on a video call at...