We’ve Moved To Medium

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We've reimagined our blog as Inflection Points on Medium.com. Follow us there to keep up with the latest thinking from Inflectionites and others who care about the challenges of trust, safety, and fairness in the blended online and in-person world we live and work in today. More…

Giving Back: Supporting Silicon Valley Gives 2016

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Inflection is committed to making an impact through the products we develop and through philanthropic giving. Earlier this month, Inflection team members participated in Silicon Valley Gives (SV Gives) for the third consecutive year. Find out which organizations employees chose to support. More…

Why Transparency Reports Matter Now More Than Ever

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Just as the dust began to settle from the widely publicized Apple-FBI showdown, a number of events reinvigorated the intense public debate on the balance between civil liberties and the power of the United States government. Given the technology changes we’ve embraced in recent years, how can our existing expectations of privacy be met? This question prompts an important discussion on government access to personal data and the ways in which technology companies stand up for their users. Transparency reports help, but simply publishing one isn’t necessarily enough. More…

Introducing the 2015 Law Enforcement Requests Report

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Inflection announced the most recent edition of its Law Enforcement Request Report, which summarizes the demands for customer information we received from the government and civil litigants in 2015. More…

It’s Equal Pay Day, How Is Inflection Doing?

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In 2014, women earned only 79 cents for every dollar earned by men. Today, April 12th, marks the extra number of days women would need to work to earn what men earned in the previous year. 2015 saw national and statewide attention on this issue, with a proclamation from the President for Equal Pay Day and California's Fair Pay Act. At Inflection, we've taken several steps to examine our own equal pay practices and adjust as needed. More…

What The Panama Papers Leak Reveals About The Importance Of Encryption

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The biggest data leak in history exposed the tax shelters and financial machinations of hundreds of high-ranking government officials around the world. Known as the Panama Papers, the leak of 11.5 million files from Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca to journalists shines a spotlight on the secret world of offshore tax havens. More…

Do You Know Where The Candidates Stand On Privacy?

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The Apple-FBI showdown over a locked iPhone has reinvigorated data privacy discussions in recent weeks. As a result, presidential candidates are clarifying and elaborating on the positions they’ve developed over the course of the campaign to date. Since we’re right in the heart of primary season, keep their positions in mind as you head to the polls. After all, the outcome of November’s election could directly affect policies that govern how your information can be used for years to come. More…

Empowering Young Women Leaders: Inflection Supports SHE-CAN

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To celebrate our 9.1 release, Inflection donated to a global cause with local roots. Our own Julie Hill Kimbrell, director of product for GoodHire, nominated a San Rafael, CA-based nonprofit organization founded by a member of her extended family. More…

Apple Takes A Stand For Privacy

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The battle over encryption backdoors took an unexpected turn this week as Apple vowed to fight government pressure – specifically a court order – to hack the iPhone. The tech giant’s CEO Tim Cook has touted the company’s commitment to its users’ privacy for months, so the company’s strong stance against the government request is hardly a surprise. Watch Inflection's reaction to Cook's stand. More…

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