Apple to Crack Down on Tracking iPhone Users in Early Spring

Apple plans to roll out a new privacy control in the early spring to prevent iPhone apps from secretly shadowing people. That puts the feature on course to come out after a more than six-month delay aimed at placating Facebook and other digital services that depend on such data surveillance to help sell ads.

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Tech Leaders Testify to House Lawmakers Over Their Companies’ Reach

In the sixth iteration of congressional oversight hearings and investigation into big tech companies and their threat to competition, a House Judiciary subcommittee grilled the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google — the first time they had testified before lawmakers simultaneously.

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