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Twitter will delete dormant accounts – TechCrunch

Twitter will delete dormant accounts – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Twitter will free up handles by deleting inactive accounts “As part of our commitment to serve the public conversation, we’re working […]

Apple says its ultra wideband technology is why newer iPhones appear to share location data, even when the setting is disabled – TechCrunch

Apple says its ultra wideband technology is why newer iPhones appear to share location data, even when the setting is disabled – TechCrunch

This week, security reporter Brian Krebs asked why the newest iPhone 11 Pro appeared to be sending out a user’s location even when the user disabled Location Services in their phone’s settings, in conflict with Apple’s privacy policy and the express wishes of the user. Apple told Krebs it was “expected behavior” and that there […]

Twitter launches a Privacy Center to centralize its data protection efforts – TechCrunch

Twitter launches a Privacy Center to centralize its data protection efforts – TechCrunch

Twitter today is launching a new resource that aims to serve as the central place for everything related to the company’s efforts around privacy and data protection, the Twitter Privacy Center. The new site will host information about Twitter’s initiatives, announcements, new privacy products, and other communication about security incidents. Related to these changes, Twitter […]

Tim Cook, Satya Nadella, Elon Musk, Sundar Pichai and more sign renewed commitment to Paris Agreement – TechCrunch

Tim Cook, Satya Nadella, Elon Musk, Sundar Pichai and more sign renewed commitment to Paris Agreement – TechCrunch

The U.S. government may be in the process of formally withdrawing from the term of the Paris Agreement, an International accord on targets to fight climate change, but major U.S. employers say they’ll stay the course in a new statement jointly signed by a group of around 80 chief executives and U.S. labor organization leaders. […]

A bug in Microsoft’s login system put users at risk of account hijacks – TechCrunch

A bug in Microsoft’s login system put users at risk of account hijacks – TechCrunch

Microsoft has fixed a vulnerability in its login system, which security researchers say could have been used to trick unsuspecting victims into giving over complete access to their online accounts. The bug allowed attackers to quietly steal account tokens, which websites and apps use to grant users access to their accounts without having them to […]

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