differential privacy

Apple Says iOS 10’s Differential Privacy is Opt-In

Starting this fall when iOS 10 and macOS Sierra are launched, there will be (optional) changes to Apple's privacy policy. The company has finally acknowledged publicly that it needs to collect at least some types of information if it wants to advance with its artificial intelligence ambitions. The change was announced by Apple SVP Craig...

How Different is Apple’s Differential Privacy?

Apple has claimed at every possible opportunity that it knows very little about its users, as privacy-focused marketing was a way to differentiate itself from competitors such as Microsoft and Google. But the company found itself in an awkward situation – see its efforts in AI – when its privacy policy obstructed its progress, which...