Google on Tuesday responded to claims that it might be skirting new iOS privacy safeguards by refusing to update its suite of apps, saying that plans are in place to furnish that information in pending updates.
Google hasn't updated its iOS apps since early December while still keeping its Android apps up to date, in what could be an attempt to avoid supplying information for the App Store's privacy nutrition labels.
Apple brought us many things in December, and most got a mixed reception. AirPods Max are expensive, Facebook says App Store privacy will be "devastating" to businesses, and Apple TV+ has nabbed "A Charlie Brown Christmas."
Zoom is now subject of probes by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a pair of U.S. Attorney's offices, the company claims, with the investigations focusing on the company's interactions with China and other governments around the world.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has declared Facebook's attack against Apple's anti-tracking initiatives as a "laughable campaign," one that actually works against the small businesses that the social network is supposedly trying to protect.
Apple on Wednesday responded to complaints from Facebook over privacy disclosures and security mechanisms built into iOS 14, saying the new activity tracking options present something never before offered to users: fundamental choice.