Apple and Google Release Contact Tracing API

Apple and Google have released their joint contact tracing API in 22 countries and several US states.

Senators Will Introduce Coronavirus Data Privacy Bill

A group of senators will introduce legislation to help protect consumer privacy as companies focus on using data to help combat COVID-19.

Should Apple and Google CEOs Be Personally Responsible For Coronavirus Tracking App Privacy?

In a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Senator Josh Hawley wants both CEOs to take personal responsibility for customer privacy.

Apple and Google Working Together on Contact Tracing Tech

Apple has announced it is working with Google on contact tracing technology in an effort to stop the spread of the pandemic.

Samsung Working on Quick Share: AirDrop For Android

XDA Developers is reporting that Samsung is working on Quick Share, an Android alternative to Apple’s AirDrop feature. AirDrop is a peer-to-peer service on Apple devices that allow them to share files without the need to email, upload to the…

iOS 13’s Privacy Changes Have Big Repercussions For Businesses

On September 10, Apple held their “By Invitation Only” event, unveiling new iPhones, Apple Arcade, Apple TV+ and iOS 13. While many of the event’s announcements were aimed squarely at the consumer market, there were a number of things surrounding…

New App Monitors Vitals via Bluetooth

Researchers in New Zealand have developed a prototype Bluetooth-enabled medical monitoring device that can be connected wirelessly to your smart phone and keep track of various physiological parameters, such as body temperature, heart rate, blood pressure and movements. The prototype…

No Hands-Free Devices For Drivers Idea Fails To Win Public Support

There are plenty of things that a driver can do to distract him/herself to a dangerous degree – texting, disciplining children, drinking beer, eating a meatball sub, etc. And while most people can agree that first thing on that list,…

Panasonic’s New Bluetooth Hearing Aid

Panasonic launches a new Bluetooth hearing aid, making life easier than ever on the hearing impaired. Panasonic’s Healthcare Group introduces the R1-W available to the public today. What makes the R1-W so unique is that it appeals to the image-conscious…