App with root privileges and monitoring of applications [on hold]view story

http://android.stackexchange.com – Well, I'm doing a research related with privacy in Android. I need build an application that can monitoring when another application send sms in background for example. So I'm trying analyse the possibilities to do that using a application with root privileges or if in last case, take a ROM and modify it. My question is: what a rooted application can if fact to do? (HowTos)

Free Software Foundation statement on the new iPhone, Apple Pay, and Apple Watchview story

http://www.fsf.org – Today, Apple announced new iPhone models, a watch, and a payment service. In response, FSF executive director John Sullivan made the following statement: It is astonishing to see so much of the technology press acting as Apple's marketing arm. (Software)

Akademy 2014 Keynotes: Sascha Meinrath and Cornelius Schumacherview story

https://dot.kde.org – Akademy 2014 will kick off on September 6 in Brno, Czech Republic; our keynote speakers will be opening the first two days. Continuing a tradition, the first keynote speaker is from outside the KDE community, while the second is somebody you all know. (Software)

Missouri May Amend Its Constitution To Require Warrant For Digital Searchesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  A proposed state constitutional amendment could grant residents of Missouri stronger digital privacy protections. The amendment passed the state’s legislature, and will be voted on by the general electorate in August. Read More (IT news)

Ubuntu One Terms of Service Missing / Overriddenview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I hope this post won't be a problem, as I can't find a way to make an anonymous post over in their forums. (HowTos)

Coming from WP, My 1st Android Phone...Why I left...and Why I'll Be Back!view story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – <Warning: Long Post Ahead> Hello All! I am new to AC, but not Mobile Nations...I've been a member of the WP Central community for some time now! (HowTos)

9 Tech Firms Receive Perfect Scores In EFF Ranking Concerning Data Protection From The Governmentview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple, Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and Dropbox were each awarded perfect scores in the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) yearly scoring of major tech companies’ practices when it comes to protecting user data from government eyes. The six companies posted various improvements in the year interval regarding their work to defend user privacy. (IT news)

Google Glass now in open beta. You can have one for just $1500view story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – If you missed out on the Google Glass one-day sale in April, here’s another chance to get your own copy of a Google Glass, courtesy of the Google Glass open beta period, when residents of the US can buy one for $1,500 USD until stocks run out. Yep, provided the privacy concerns that it brings to the table don’t bother […] (General)

Silent Circle relocates to Switzerlandview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – Silent Circle has relocated to Switzerland, or a place the company prefers to call the land of “Privacy and Neutrality.” Silent Circle is a company that provides privacy and security-enhanced communications services and is also the company behind the Blackphone. (General)

Microsoft Was Right To Worry That Government Snooping Constituted An ‘Advanced Persistent Threat’view story

http://techcrunch.com – Early this month, Microsoft declared that ”government snooping potentially now constitutes an ‘advanced persistent threat,’” a statement that became ironic this weekend, given that, early this month, Microsoft likened government surveillance to “sophisticated malware and cyber attacks.” New NSA revelations out this weekend detailed precisely how the NSA’s (IT news)