• Report: Android Firmware Sent Personal Data to China

    Report: Android Firmware Sent Personal Data to China

    A number of budget Android smartphones are suspected of sending text messages to China every 72 hours.Security firm Kryptowire, which first reported the secret backdoor on Tuesday, blamed a firmware developed by Shanghai Adups Technology Company.
  • Amazon Alexa Offers Hands-Free Access to  60,000 Recipes

    Amazon Alexa Offers Hands-Free Access to 60,000 Recipes

    In partnership with Allrecipes, the digital assistant helps you plan breakfast, lunch, and dinner via hands-free access to 60,000 recipes.Say "Alexa, ask Allrecipes for the Recipe of the Day," for instance.
  • Uber Collects Location Data After a Ride Ends

    Uber Collects Location Data After a Ride Ends

    When Uber updated its mobile app last month, it forgot to mention a major change that could turn many customers off to the ride-hailing service.NPR highlighted that the Silicon Valley transportation firm now collects user location data "from the time of trip request through five minutes after the trip ends.