Apple Inc. has repeatedly assured customers of its commitment to privacy and said that iMessage conversations are safe. However, Apple's iMessage logs the phone numbers typed by users for a text conversation and shares this information with law enforcement when compelled by court order, according to news site "The Intercept."
Succumbing to competition from the latest smartphones, BlackBerry has decided to shut down its phone making business. Once a market leader and a highly preferred phone maker, BlackBerry's products were highly praised for its security features and ergonomic designs.
German Data protection regulator has ordered Facebook to stop sharing data of German WhatsApp users. There are 35 million WhatsApp users in Germany.
A new mobile app, which is believed to be the first-of-its-kind in the world, that allows women to select a sperm donor online based on various attributes say race, nationality, eye color, religion, skin tone, education and hair color, has been launched by the London Sperm Bank.
Oracle Corp.'s chief technology officer Larry Ellison minced no words in ridiculing Amazon.com and its Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform. While delivering his keynote address at the Oracle OpenWorld 2016 in San Francisco's Moscone Center, Ellison lashed out at Amazon, saying that Amazon databases are 20 years behind the latest release of the Oracle Database in the Cloud.