Apple Removes Several Trend Micro Apps For Collecting MacOS Users’ Data

Apple has removed almost all popular security apps offered by well-known cyber-security vendor Trend Micro from its official Mac App Store after they were caught stealing users’ sensitive data without their consent. The controversial apps in question include Dr Cleaner, Dr Cleaner Pro, Dr Antivirus, Dr Unarchiver, App Uninstall, Dr. Battery, and Duplicate Finder for…

Google back in court arguing against a global ‘right to be forgotten’ – TechCrunch

Google’s lawyers are in Europe’s top court today arguing against applying the region’s so-called ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling globally domains, rather only geo-limiting delistings to European sub-domains (as it does now). The original rtbf ruling was also a European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision. Back in 2014 the court ruled search engines must respect Europeans’ privacy…

Investors are waking up to the emotional struggle of startup founders – TechCrunch

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Mahendra Ramsinghani is the founder of Secure Octane, a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity seed fund. More posts by this contributor Lessons from cybersecurity exits Is Symantec getting ready to buy Splunk? As the Gartner Hype Curve goes, from the peak of inflated expectations to the trough of disillusionment, so goes the founder’s emotional…

At Sounding Board, an executive coaching startup, the coaches get coaching, too – TechCrunch

Everyone could use an executive coach — even executive coaches. Such is the thinking of Christine Tao and Lori Mazan, cofounders of Sounding Board, a two-year-old, San Francisco-based startup focused around leadership coaching that has so far raised $1 million in seed funding led by Bloomberg Beta, with participation from Precursor Ventures and numerous angel…