Smartphone users get new privacy protection


Android and iPhone apps will offer more disclosure about their use of personal data. Undera new deal between California and six tech giants, users of Android, iPhone, and other mobile devices will get disclosures before they download mobile apps.The agreement binds Amazon, Apple, Google , Microsoft, Research In Motion, and Hewlett-Packard — and developers on their platforms — to disclose how they use private data before an app may be downloaded