Apple and others could benefit from US lawsuit against Google

Brian Mandelbaum, chief executive of marketing firm Aten, said Apple Inc., which has been steadily growing its nascent advertising business and promoting it as privacy-focused, could be a winner if Google ads become less effective. It is possible Advertising industry executives say that Google’s business of placing ads on websites gives Google valuable information on […]

Taiwan probe finds 12 smartphone brands including Apple violate privacy rules

Taiwan has identified 12 smartphone brands that do not conform with its privacy standards, and the handsets makers could face fines or even an outright ban unless they address these breaches, an official at the telecoms regulator said on Friday. Taiwan’s government began to review privacy standards two months ago after media reports said smartphones […]