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Google Pulls Research App from IOS

Google was forced to pull a research app that bypasses the Apple terms of service, similar to a recent Facebook app that was found doing the same thing. These apps were monitoring and analyzing user data in exchange for offering the users rewards. The app was removed on January 30th. The application, Screenwise Meter, was found by…
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France Fines Google $57 Million

The French data protection watchdog CNIL has issued a fine to Google for €50 million (around $57 million). The fine falls under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), brought in by the EU last year. What is GDPR The GDPR is a new EU regulation that sets out how data should be handled within the EU, setting up parameters for companies…
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