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On by Matthew Broersma 0

The facilities, based in Frankfurt and Munich, are partly in response to questions around security, Oracle said

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Blackphone and Silent Circle are to reward hackers who report vulnerabilities

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Apple CEO Tim Cook stresses company's commitment to privacy and security following recent events

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On by Tom Jowitt 0

Apple looks to hire a local manager in China to handle 'data requests' from the Chinese government

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On by Matthew Broersma 0

Amid concern over government Internet surveillance, user data requests have continued to rise

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The IT industry's trade body is urging the government to bring in sweeping measures to safeguard the country's digital economy

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On by Matthew Broersma 0

The cloud storage provider has reported a rising number of data requests from law enforcement, as its user base grows

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The ICO says smartphone applications make excessive demands and don't say how personal data will be used, leaving users exposed

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Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp will be subject to a quick review by European regulators

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BBC tells Australian government that ISPs should monitor for suspicious activity

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