Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) have been approached by unidentified governments seeking data from push notifications, according to U.S. Senator Ron Wyden. In his letter to the Department of Justice, Wyden highlighted that foreign officials demanded this information from both tech giants, revealing a new avenue for government tracking of smartphones, Reuters cites from the letter. Also Read: 'Android Is A Massive Tracking Device', Said Apple In An Internal Mail Before Kicking Off Its Privacy-Focused iPhone Marketing Push notifications, commonly used by apps for alerts like incoming messages or news