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App privacy still falling short

Many mobile apps are failing to explain how they collect, use and disclose personal information, according to a survey conducted by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN). The survey of 1,211 titles by 26 privacy regulators around the world found …

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EU-funded taxi app unveiled

A new taxi app called Smartaxi has been launched with backing from the European Union, potentially offering new competition to the likes of Uber and Hailo. The tool alerts cab drivers to areas where lots of people are waiting for …

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Apple linked with Path buy

Apple is reportedly on the verge of agreeing a deal to acquire social network company Path as it looks to bolster its capability in the sector. A source told Pando Daily, a publication covering the Silicon Valley start-up scene, that …

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Snapchat resolves ownership dispute

Snapchat announced it has settled its dispute with a former employee regarding ownership of the company, which was recently valued at $10 billion. Evan Spiegel, Snapchat’s CEO, and Robert Murphy, its CTO, came to an agreement with Frank Reginald Brown on “mutually …