Google switches ad tracking ahead of Apple privacy update

Getty As Apple’s new app transparency policy deadline draws near, Google is slated to remove certain advertiser tracking tech from the iPhone versions of its own apps and switch to a different kind, Google said in a blog post Wednesday. Popular Google apps for...

WhatsApp responds to concerns over privacy policy update

WhatsApp is looking to clarify some concerns about its privacy policy. Angela Lang/CNET WhatsApp this week published an FAQ clarifying the terms of its updated privacy policy and responding to concerns that the firm behind the text-messaging app shares personal...

Facebook escalates feud with Apple over iOS privacy changes

Angela Lang/CNET Facebook is doubling down on its criticism of Apple with another ad claiming that the iPhone maker’s upcoming privacy changes to its mobile operating system will harm consumers by making “the internet much more expensive.” Apple...