• Study Finds Android Shares More Data With Google Than iOS Does With Apple

    20 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    There is a popular saying which says that if you aren't paying for the product, then there is a good chance you are the product. This is kind of true with companies like Google or Facebook where their services are mostly free, but in exchange your data is collected and sold to advertisers who create personalized and targeted ads. This is why it doesn't really come as a surprise to learn that when it comes to collecting data on its users, a recent study conducted by Doug Leith, a professor of computer science at Trinity College and who also serves on the college's chair of computer systems...
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  • Google collects 20X more data from Android than Apple does from iOS

    Google collects 20X more data from Android than Apple does from iOS

    20 days ago - By iMore

    A researcher ran some data collection tests with some interesting results.
    What you need to know
    Researcher Douglas Leith from Trinity College compared data collection between Android and iOS.
    The tests found that Google collects 20X more data than Apple.
    Google is contesting the merits of the study, however.
    Google is reportedly collecting 20X more data from Android devices than Apple does from iPhones.
    As reported by Ars Technica , researcher Douglas Leith from Trinity College in Ireland has put together a side-by-side comparison between the type and amount of data that Google and Apple...
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  • Research shows Google collects 20x more data from Android than Apple collects from iOS

    Research shows Google collects 20x more data from Android than Apple collects from iOS

    20 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Tech companies have been talking more about privacy in recent years, and Apple proudly says that it protects user data more than anyone else. This week, new research by Douglas Leith from Trinity College showed that Google collects up to 20 times more data from Android users compared to the data Apple collects from iOS users.
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