Five notable company apologies for privacy invasion

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Facebook has often been at the center of the online privacy debate, and they've apologized numerous times for overstepping their bounds with user data. The latest "mood experiment" has earned yet another apology, but they're not the only company that has had to eat humble pie in regards to your privacy. Ranx takes a look at five big companies that have had to apologize for getting a little too cozy with your personal information.

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Apple iPhones allow extraction of deep personal data, researcher finds

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Apple iPhones allow extraction of deep personal data, researcher finds

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc employees, the company acknowledged this week.

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Two DNA testing facilities for war heroes to be built

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VOV News English 2 day(s) ago 2 related news

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on July 25 approved the establishment of two DNA testing facilities to identify remains of Vietnamese war martyrs without adequate personal information.

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Two DNA testing facilities for war heroes to be built

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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on July 25 approved the establishment of two DNA testing facilities to identify remains of Vietnamese war martyrs without adequate personal information.

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Credit fraud a growing threat

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

Le Ngoc Tri, head of the Anti Hi-tech Crime Police Department (PC50) from the Ministry of Public Security, spoke to Kinh te &Do thi (Economy & Urban Affairs) newspaper about financial swindles.

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Phu Quoc Island projects lay idle

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VietNamNet Bridge – More than 100 hospitality and entertainment projects on Phu Quoc Island with the combined pledged capital of around $6 billion have been licenced, but few have been carried out due to underdeveloped infrastructure and the high cost of labour.

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Chinese phone sparks privacy worries

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Chinese-made smartphone XiaoMi Redmi Note, is allegedly secretly sending personal data of users to a server hosted in Beijing without permission from phone users, a Vietnamese technology newspaper reported.

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Illegal spyware tracks smartphone users

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Illegal spyware tracks smartphone users

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ha Noi Department of Information and Communication s has recently caught a private IT company spying on 14,140 mobile phone subscribers using the Ptracker software. Initial police investigations showed that the Viet Hong Company's malicious software used on digital devices to collect personal information was being used by wives and husbands to keep track of their partners. A lawyer, an IT expert, a psychologist and members of the public talked about the issue.

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Businesses complain about lengthy tax procedures

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Businesses complain about lengthy tax procedures

VietNamNet Bridge – Businesses have to spend 500 hours a year on tax procedures, while individuals need to have 24 signatures to get a personal income tax refund, according to the General Department of Taxation (GDT).

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NA Standing Committee opens its 29th session

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NA Standing Committee opens its 29th session

(VOV) -The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee convened its 29th session in Hanoi on July 14 with NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung in the chair.

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Stories behind exhibits in Ho Chi Minh Museum

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Stories behind exhibits in Ho Chi Minh Museum

VietNamNet Bridge – Ho Chi Minh Museum in HCM City July 9 commemorated its 35th anniversary of foundation. The museum is home to a collection of 20,000 letters, original documents and objects; books, films, personal belongings and photos as well as memoirs relating to President Ho Chi Minh.

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Chinese court rules against Apple in patent case

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Chinese court rules against Apple in patent case

US technology giant Apple has lost a lawsuit against a Chinese state regulator over patent rights to voice recognition software such as the iPhone's "Siri".

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Global survey: 43% of software unlicensed

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Global survey: 43% of software unlicensed

VietNamNet Bridge – About 43 per cent of the software installed on personal computers around the world last year lacked properly licences, an increase of one percentage point compared with 2011, according to a survey by BSA – the Software Alliance.

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Stories behind exhibits in Ho Chi Minh Museum

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Stories behind exhibits in Ho Chi Minh Museum

Ho Chi Minh Museum in HCM City July 9 commemorated its 35th anniversary of foundation. The museum is home to a collection of 20,000 letters, original documents and objects; books, films, personal belongings and photos as well as memoirs relating to President Ho Chi Minh.

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Tablets look set to overtake PCs by 2015

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Tablets look set to overtake PCs by 2015

Tablet computers will outsell personal computers by 2015 globally in another sign of the shifting tech landscape, a survey showed Monday.

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