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Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use

Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use

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Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told w...
05:13, 08/14/2019

FBI wants to monitor Facebook and Instagram for domestic threats in real time The Federal Bureau of Investigation has quietly been searching for private contractors who could gather and feed to law enforcement tremendous amounts of user data straight from social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram....
17:39, 08/09/2019

Australian antitrust body wants to closely monitor Google, Facebook Back in April, Australia passed a bill that seeks to punish social networks for failing to remove violent content from their platforms. Now, the country's antitrust watchdog wants to establish a unit dedicated to keeping an eye on the tech giant...
15:26, 07/26/2019

Apple criticized for launching $1K monitor stand — monitor sold separately Apple is being criticized for the lofty price of its newly-launched Pro Stand, which will sell for US$999, released at the company's annual developer conference on Monday....
20:52, 06/05/2019

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14:13, 04/30/2019

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
13:26, 06/12/2019

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. More than a year after the plan was first announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the F8 developer conference ...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18) &...
00:52, 06/19/2019

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that...
03:39, 06/12/2019

Facebook opens up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users Plugging a new address into your smartphone's map app can show you where to go in seconds. But in places like rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, there are millions of miles of roads that are still uncharted territory. Facebook now hopes its AI tech...
22:26, 07/23/2019

Why Facebook Users Are Tweeting To Vent Frustration Many Facebook users have taken to Twitter to describe the concerns they have with the Mark Zuckerberg led social media platform with #AndThatsWhyIHateFacebook....
02:13, 07/28/2019

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
18:39, 07/03/2019

| Facebook says users' passwords were visible to employees Facebook has disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed....
18:26, 04/28/2019

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above aren’t just exclusive to Facebook, however. Use...
23:26, 07/03/2019

Facebook could have more dead users than live ones by 2070 Researchers at the University of Oxford have been making some macabre calculations, and have concluded that the number of dead Facebook users will outnumber the living sometime between 2070 and 2100.In one scenario, the team from Oxford Internet Inst...
11:52, 05/01/2019

Facebook is giving users a way to wipe their web history The move comes as Facebook continues to grapple with its privacy practices and lawmakers' scrutiny over how it uses personal data to display ads....
02:13, 08/21/2019

Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps....
23:00, 08/20/2019

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
21:13, 06/11/2019

Facebook to let users stop app and website tracking Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its privacy....
19:26, 08/20/2019

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
00:13, 07/18/2019

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of enhanced privacy CEO Mark Zuckerberg made last year....
12:13, 08/21/2019

Facebook Messenger getting the major upgrades users have been crying out for Facebook has announced major changes to its products this week at it's annual F8 keynote, and chief among them are updates to the Facebook Messenger app and WhatsApp. Facebook aims to overhaul Messenger while also enhancing WhatsApp.Last year, F...
11:52, 05/01/2019

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter accounts around 12:15 p.m. ET that “some people” were were having trouble uploading or se...
21:00, 07/03/2019

Dead Facebook users could outnumber the living by 2069 Within the next 50 years, Facebook could feel more like a place for the dead than the living. According to academics from the University of Oxford, by 2069, the dead could outnumber the living on the social network.   The number of dead users on Face...
15:52, 04/29/2019

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 users r...
20:39, 07/03/2019

Facebook to Make Jobs, Credit Ads Searchable for US Users Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed to eliminate discrimination on its platform...
08:13, 07/01/2019

Facebook users to see, control personal data taken from other websites Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it is tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps share with the social network in aid of better targetting advertising....
17:52, 08/20/2019

Facebook to allow users to view what data other sites share Facebook said it will introduce a feature called Off-Facebook Activity to view what data third-party sites share with the social media platform.       ...
08:13, 08/21/2019

Facebook launching app that pays users for data on app usage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching an app that will pay users to share information with the social media giant about which apps they’re using. The company previously rolled out two similar apps. But both were shut down after drawing cri...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Snapchat working to bring Facebook-like functionality to users Facebook has been guilty for copying many features from competitors, but that doesn't mean it can't go the other way around in some instances. Snapchat is reportedly working on a brand new feature that Facebook already offers to its users for quite s...
19:39, 06/08/2019

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to prevent companies from harvesting their data. His bill, which he plans to introduce Tuesday, aims to ...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Despite Facebook-FTC deal and $5B fine, social network may not seem different for users Facebook’s $5 billion settlement with the FTC is a done deal, but what will it mean for users? Not much will change for consumers, experts say.       ...
17:26, 07/26/2019

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
14:13, 06/26/2019

Facebook will let users chat across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp There were rumors that Facebook was going to make its messaging products interoperable, but now it appears they're about to be a reality. At F8, Messenger's head of consumer product Asha Sharma said that in the future, users will soon be ab...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook transcribed users' audio and passed it on — report Hundreds of contractors have been hired by Facebook to listen to and transcribe audio recorded from users, according to a Bloomberg report. Some of the contractors reportedly felt their work was "unethical."...
21:39, 08/14/2019

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States, South America and Europe....
00:39, 07/04/2019

Facebook let thousands of kids join chats with unauthorized users A design flaw in Facebook’s Messenger Kids app allowed children to enter group chats with unauthorized strangers. The app is meant to prevent children from interacting with people who are not explicitly authorized by their parents. However, Fac...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was r...
02:26, 08/14/2019

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contractors listened to recordings of users without their knowledge, a practice the company now says has been ...
07:39, 08/14/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
22:26, 06/18/2019

New bill could force Facebook, Google to disclose value of users’ data There’s no such thing as a free lunch — certainly not in Silicon Valley. That’s the message from a pair of US Senators who introduced a bill Monday to force tech giants like Facebook and Google to tell users just how much the personal data they colle...
23:52, 06/24/2019

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio Facebook's lead regulator in the European Union is seeking information on how it handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
20:00, 08/14/2019

New 'Off-Facebook' tool lets users hide tracks from advertisers Facebook launched a new tool Tuesday that allows users to clear out their browsing history for apps and websites away from the social network, which can be sold to advertisers....
22:39, 08/20/2019

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
00:26, 07/04/2019

Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of ‘silencing conservatives’ after it bans some far-right users Donald Trump Jr. on Friday charged that Facebook had engaged in a "purposeful & calculated silencing of conservatives" online, a day after the social-networking giant permanently banned far-right figures and organizations including Alex Jones, the ho...
01:26, 05/04/2019

Facebook failed to warn users they were at risk of data breach Facebook has been accused of letting down its users after a significant data breach last year.The social media giant did not provide users with enough warning that their Facebook accounts could be compromised and their data stolen due to security fla...
17:13, 08/16/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:40, 08/13/2019

Study predicts more dead Facebook users than living by 2070 As many as 4.9 billion Facebook accounts could belong to dead users by 2100, Oxford University's Oxford Internet Institute said in a report on Monday....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Facebook-FTC deal means a $5B fine for social network, but not much on face for users Facebook’s $5 billion settlement with the FTC is a done deal, but what will it mean for users? Not much will change for consumers, experts say.        ...
21:26, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
01:13, 07/04/2019

Facebook got in trouble for discriminatory housing ads. Now, all U.S. users can search job, credit postings Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users.       ...
19:52, 07/01/2019

Facebook paying to transcribe users' audio chats, report says Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio chats, said a report. The social network said it will stop the practice.       ...
17:13, 08/14/2019

Facebook Faces Trial Over Data Breach Affecting 30 Million Users In a setback, a US court has rejected Facebook's claims to block a lawsuit against it in a data breach that affected nearly 30 million users in September last year....
07:26, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 4-Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook Inc in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
01:13, 08/15/2019

Facebook Messenger hits 40M business users, but won't replace Slack anytime soon Businesses are increasingly using Facebook Messenger to communicate with customers, but the company is far from dominating the internal communications market....
21:13, 04/30/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.       ...
14:26, 08/14/2019

| Facebook launches tool to let users control data it gathers about their web activity Facebook, under pressure to ramp up privacy rules across its platform, said on Tuesday it was rolling out a tool allowing users to control data that it receives from other apps and websites about their online activity....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Technical Issues Plague WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook; Users Complain And the apps are down again. Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users are facing problem in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the apps in general....
00:13, 07/04/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late March that it had inadvertently stored passwords in ...
20:13, 04/28/2019

FTC claims Trump consultant Cambridge Analytica misled Facebook users On the heels of a historic $5 billion fine against Facebook for privacy missteps, the Federal Trade Commission is suing data consulting firm Cambridge Analytica over the tactics it employed to harvest personal data from the social media giant's users...
03:52, 07/25/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened scrutiny of the social network's data collection......
05:39, 08/14/2019

Facebook's Instagram boots ad partner, saying it improperly collected and stored info about users Instagram on Wednesday sent a cease and desist letter to Hyp3r, a San Francisco marketing startup that was found to be improperly collecting public user....
03:00, 08/08/2019

Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint The FTC will allege Facebook was not clear that advertisers could target users who submitted their numbers as part of a security feature and will contend that Facebook gave some people inadequate information about ways to opt out of some facial recog...
21:13, 07/23/2019

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach: court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing on Thursday showed....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach -court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing on Thursday showed....
08:52, 08/16/2019

Facebook told staff but not users about single sign-on risks, says court filing Plaintiffs in a court case against Facebook have argued that the social network knew about the security risks that lead to a major hack in 2018 but did not warn their users about them....
15:13, 08/16/2019

Facebook Watch almost doubles its viewership in 6 months, hits 140 million daily users The tech giant's YouTube rival boasts more than 720 million monthly users, almost doubling since December.       ...
16:13, 06/12/2019

Ohio Congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra plans to reach....
14:52, 07/19/2019

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
00:39, 05/31/2019

Facebook vs the feds: The tech giant will have to pay a record fine for violating users’ privacy. But the FTC wanted more. The settlement the FTC brokered marks the most significant privacy punishment ever levied against a tech giant. But the story behind it -- described by 10 people familiar with the matter -- illustrates the challenges facing a 105-year-old agency task...
21:13, 07/22/2019

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented' "The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg tells CNBC's Julia Boorstin after an earnings report that smashed expectations....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Australian Court Rules Media Orgs Are Liable For Defamation Posted to Facebook by Random Users An Australian Court has ruled that media organizations are liable for anything defamatory that’s published to the public Facebook pages of those media companies, even if it’s just posted by a random Facebook user.Read more......
13:26, 06/24/2019

White House escalates war against Facebook, Google and Twitter with a campaign asking users to share stories of censorship The White House on Wednesday embarked on an unprecedented effort to collect names, contact information and other details about Americans who say that Facebook, Google and Twitter censor their political posts online, marking a controversial escalation...
06:26, 05/16/2019

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are 'being buggy,' users report outages around the world Instagram and Facebook apps are suffering outages for some users in the United States and Europe. WhatsApp users are also seeing issues.       ...
21:39, 07/03/2019

Facebook while black: Users call it getting 'Zucked,' say talking about racism is censored as hate speech Black Facebook users complain they can't talk about racism without being censored for hate speech. Civil rights groups want Facebook to fix it.        ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

This is the age children are ready for their first cellphone American children are ready for their first cellphone at age 12, according to new research. And by this age, they should already be packing their own lunch, walking to and from the bus stop and completing school projects independently....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Huawei’s EMUI 9 sees over 80 million users with more users expected Huawei’s Emotion UI, or EMUI as it's more commonly known, has come a long way over the years. EMUI 9 did away with a lot of the clunkiness that burdened stock Android and improved on it with a UI implementation that feels natural, simple ...
15:26, 06/13/2019

No, Using a Cellphone Isn't Causing You to Grow a Horn You might have heard recently, from publications like the Washington Post, NBC, and of course, Newsweek, that some people are growing a “horn” or a “spike” out of the back of their skull from using a smartphone too much.Read more......
06:00, 06/21/2019

Cellphone Tower Companies Race Higher As the biggest wireless companies in the U.S. prepare to bring 5G to more customers, cellphone-tower operators are shaping up to be big winners in the stock market....
19:26, 07/15/2019

No charges in fatal shooting at Kansas cellphone store OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A clerk at a suburban Kansas City phone store will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a man who police say was trying to rob the store. Fox4KC reports the Johnson County District Attorney’s office announced Monda...
16:26, 06/25/2019

Dr. Siegel on why teens are 'growing horns' from prolonged cellphone use New research suggests that teens are sprouting horns on the back of their heads, and Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel argued that it's likely connected to prolonged cell phone use....
21:00, 06/21/2019

Relive the glory of SummerSlam ’97 with WWF podcast Hell In A Cellphone There was a time when daytime soap operas were a huge deal. The wedding of General Hospital’s Luke and Laura in 1981 was watched by 30 million viewers and was such a cultural landmark that Elizabeth Taylor guest-starred on the show just to be at the ...
03:39, 08/20/2019

Young people are growing horns from cellphone use: study Are smartphones turning us into monsters? In a BBC report about the changing human skeleton published last week, biomechanics researcher Dr. David Shahur of the University of The Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, says he’s noticed an inc...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Kevin Spacey accuser may be forced to testify about missing cellphone Massachusetts judge has ordered the accuser, his parents and his lawyer to appear in court if phone wanted by lawyers is not foundThe man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a bar could be forced to testify about what happened to a cellphone w...
18:52, 07/08/2019

Cybereason: Hackers stole cellphone records in global spy campaign Hackers have been able to steal cellphone records from more than a dozen wireless providers as part of a massive spying program that targeted dozens of people and businesses, cybersecurity experts said in a new report....
00:13, 06/26/2019

Rights groups challenge warrantless cellphone searches at U.S. border U.S. officials at ports of entry improperly contend they are entitled to confiscate and search travelers' cellphones and other devices without warrants to enforce laws that cover more than customs and immigration, according to a court filing by civil...
23:13, 04/30/2019

Sprint Reports Steepest Decline of Cellphone Customers in Years Sprint lost 189,000 of its most lucrative phone connections in the first three months of the year, the steepest such decline since at least late 2015....
01:00, 05/08/2019

Cellphone video shows chaos inside bar during Dayton shooting Dramatic cellphone video shows the sheer chaos that broke out inside a bar as the Dayton massacre unfolded. In the recording, screaming patrons inside Ned Peppers bar can be seen diving for cover and running toward the back as gunshots ring out, the ...
19:26, 08/06/2019

Cellphone, laptop searches have nearly quadrupled at US airports and border crossings US government searches of travelers’ cellphones and laptops at airports and border crossings have nearly quadrupled since 2015, and are being done for reasons beyond customs and immigration enforcement, according to a lawsuit....
12:13, 05/02/2019

Cellphone interference still poses a risk aboard some Boeing jets Even switching your phone to airplane mode won't keep it from being a risk on some Boeing jets. A 2014 FAA study revealed that some cockpit screens on Boeing 737 and 777 jets are vulnerable to interference from WiFi, cell phone signals or even w...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Prosectors drop charges against Conor McGregor in cellphone incident Florida prosecutors dropped charges Monday against former Ultimate Fighting Championship star Conor McGregor that accused him of smashing a cellphone at a Miami Beach Hotel this spring....
17:26, 05/13/2019

Flaws in Cellphone Evidence Prompt Review of 10,000 Verdicts in Denmark Data offered in court was flawed when technical errors linked some phones to the wrong towers or created a less-detailed picture of their locations, officials said....
18:39, 08/20/2019

Kevin Spacey's accuser says his cellphone sought by defense is missing Kevin Spacey says his accuser's phone will show he's not guilty of groping. The accuser says he hasn't seen the phone since giving it to cops in 2017.        ...
01:13, 06/20/2019

Conor McGregor charges dropped in cellphone-smashing incident after he settles with fan Prosecutors have dropped charges against star fighter Conor McGregor stemming from an incident in which he was accused of smashed a fan’s phone.        ...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Cable Answers Cord-Cutters With Half-Price Cellphone Service Cable-TV provider Altice USA is preparing to launch a mobile service likely to cost between $20 and $30 a phone, joining Comcast and Charter in trying to stem cord-cutting by undercutting wireless carriers....
12:13, 05/28/2019

Palm's $5 smartphone plan: A cellphone bill cheaper than a Netflix subscription US Mobile has partnered with the cellphone maker Palm to create a cheap smartphone plan starting at just $5 per month. Unlimited plans start at $20.       ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Kevin Spacey accuser appears for first time in public at hearing about his missing cellphone Where is the critical cellphone in the Kevin Spacey groping case? Accuser appears in court for the first time in public, at a hearing on the matter.        ...
19:52, 07/08/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli moved from prison after claim he ran drug firm with banned cellphone Notorious drug-company fraudster Martin Shkreli has been removed from a federal prison in Fort Dix, New Jersey, after claims that he was running his pharmaceuticals firm Phoenixus while locked up with the help of a contraband cellphone....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Police: A 69-year-old Arizona woman is missing in California's Mojave Desert without supplies, cellphone Authorities in California are searching for Barbara Thomas, a 69-year-old woman who went missing while hiking in the Mojave Desert.        ...
03:00, 07/16/2019

'Hands-free' cellphone law targets distracted drivers in Tennessee No more watching, recording or broadcasting videos while driving. No more holding your phone as you use turn-by-turn directions.        ...
04:52, 06/27/2019

Did a spectator's ringing cellphone hurt Paul Broadhurst's chances of repeating? Paul Broadhurst was looking to defend his Senior PGA Championship, but a break forced by a spectators ringing cellphone highlighted a disastrous hole.        ...
03:26, 05/27/2019

House panel votes to authorize subpoenas for all White House work communications sent via personal email, cellphone The House Oversight Committee had asked the Trump administration about reports that some top White House officials used personal email and encrypted applications to communicate....
19:13, 07/25/2019

The best monitor arms By Anna Perling and Jordan McMahon This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to mo...
21:52, 08/09/2019

10 smartwatches that help monitor your activity Apple Watch, Fitbit Charge, LG and more. If you're looking for smartwatches for health and fitness tracking features, here are 10 options to consider.        ...
23:13, 04/28/2019

A much less invasive way to monitor pressure in the brain Traumatic brain injuries, as well as infectious diseases such as meningitis, can lead to brain swelling and dangerously high pressure in the brain. If untreated, patients are at risk for brain damage, and in some cases elevated pressure can be fatal....
18:26, 08/23/2019

This Wrist Band Can Help You Monitor Your Emotions Researchers have found that smart wearable technology that changes colour, heats up, squeezes or vibrates have the potential to help people with effective emotional disorders....
11:52, 07/01/2019

How Ridiculous Is Apple's $1,000 Monitor Stand, Really? At $5,000, Apple’s new Pro Display XDR definitely ain’t cheap, but with a 32-inch screen, 6K resolution, full HDR support (with a ridiculous peak brightness of 1600 nits), and color reproduction that some are claiming is better than OLED, you can sor...
02:52, 06/05/2019

The Favorite Monitor of Pro Gamers Everywhere Has Never Been Cheaper Asus’s ROG line of gaming monitors are the favorite among pro gamers and with good reason: they’re awesome. This ASUS ROG Swift PG348Q 34" monitor is packed with all the stuff you’d want from a gaming monitor....
14:52, 05/30/2019

Upgrade To a Curved Gaming Monitor with FreeSync For $150 Curved TVs might be a little dumb, but curved computer monitors actually make some sense, because you actually sit close enough to them for the curve to wrap around your periphery. Read more......
22:00, 05/15/2019

The best monitor 2019: the top 10 monitors and displays we’ve reviewed While the best monitors aren’t going to speed up your computer, they can make your experience much better by making everything easier to see and read, boosting productivity. And, if you ask us, the best monitors will also be affordable, so tha...
19:52, 05/09/2019

How to connect your Mac computer to a TV, and use a TV as a mirrored screen or second monitor Shutterstock If you want to use your Mac computer with a much larger screen, you can connect your Mac to a TV with a cable — or wirelessly, if you have a smart TV. Televisions can be used as second (or even third) monitor for a Mac, to help ...
03:00, 07/10/2019

A $999 monitor stand is everything wrong with Apple today You can pinpoint the exact moment when Apple lost the WWDC audience on Monday. John Ternus, the company's VP of hardware engineering, had just revealed that the Pro Display XDR, its new high-end 6K monitor, will cost $4,999. That's pricey, ...
07:39, 06/05/2019

AI could monitor farms from space to look for illegal pollution AI can find farms from space. The technique is being used to monitor some farms in Europe and may eventually be able to flag those that break the law...
19:13, 04/28/2019

7 Tips and Tricks to Get the Most Out of a Multi-Monitor Setup If you’ve never tried running two screens from one computer then it might seem like an unnecessary luxury—but setting up a second display can make a huge difference to your productivity and entire user experience. Once you’ve taken the plunge with an...
18:39, 07/08/2019

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00:13, 06/05/2019

Best monitor 2019: the top 10 monitors and displays we’ve reviewed While the best monitors aren’t going to boost up your computer, they will definitely make your computing experience so much better since they make everything easier to see and read, boosting productivity. And although there are many pricey dis...
20:13, 08/06/2019

Turkish court prohibits 136 websites: monitor A Turkish court has banned 136 websites and social media accounts mainly belonging to organizations and people critical of President Tayyip Erdogan's government, a monitoring group said on Tuesday, fuelling criticism of state censorship....
01:26, 08/07/2019

BenQ EL2870U 28-Inch 4K HDR Monitor Review BenQ EL2870U 4K HDR monitor aims to strike a balance between excellent visuals and some gaming-centric features, but does it succeed? We find out in our review....
16:13, 05/13/2019

Save Big on a ViewSonic Monitor and Projector, Today Only Today’s Gold Box is lowering the price on a ViewSonic monitor and projectors. Choose between a $450 short throw projector or a 25" gaming monitor with a 240hz refresh rate, FreeSync, and 1ms response time....
16:13, 05/04/2019

Pro Display XDR - first look: Apple's new monitor is not for mere mortals Let's just preface this by saying that, unsurprisingly, we're not professional creatives that need a monitor with exquisitive color reproduction and high brightness for HDR playback.So, with that in mind, it should hopefully contextualise w...
01:26, 06/04/2019

New Apple monitor stand costs as much as an iPhone Apple made waves Monday with a computer monitor stand that costs as much as its latest iPhone. The $999 Pro Stand is designed to hold up Apple’s new $4,999 Pro Display XDR monitor, which works with the $5,999 Mac Pro. That is to say, Apple’s newest c...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Best portable monitor 2019: the top USB-connected screens More people are doing more with their computers these days, and that means a greater number of applications are in use at any one time, whether at home or at work.Whether you’re a writer, graphic artist, coder or call center assistant, having ...
19:52, 06/30/2019

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
20:13, 05/31/2019

FedEx sues US over mandate to monitor Huawei shipments FedEx has already been accused of diverting Huawei's shipments, and it's not keen on dealing with more complaints. The courier has sued the US Commerce Department (including Secretary Wilbur Ross and Assistant Secretary Nazak Nikakhtar) to...
17:13, 06/25/2019

Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally here to monitor your home while you're away Even though music streaming remains the primary use case for Amazon and Google's insanely popular smart speakers, it goes without saying Alexa and Google Assistant can do many other cool, innovative, and practical things simply by listening to your v...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Raspberry Pi 4 is on sale with 3x faster CPU and dual 4K monitor support for $35 The Raspberry Pi 4 has been launched, and the latest iteration of the popular compact computer board introduces a much faster processor, plus a selection of models with different amounts of RAM, starting from £34 or $35 (around AU$50).The new CP...
12:52, 06/24/2019

Why Europe needs to monitor China's rare earths threat European manufacturers will need to keep an eye on China's "near-monopoly" on the extraction and supply of rare earth minerals as they move toward electric power, experts have told CNBC....
10:00, 06/06/2019

'My Baby Monitor Is Haunted': Tales of Parental Fright Catching unexplained movements on your baby monitor? It may just be fodder for paranormal television shows and Hollywood films, but for many parents, the fear is real, even if the spectral beings aren’t....
12:40, 08/13/2019

Using smart watches to monitor your heart could do more harm than good Fitness trackers like the Apple Watch now allow you to detect heart conditions such as atrial fibrillation. That's not always a good thing, says doctor Margaret McCartney...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Wearable tech works like a Band-Aid to monitor health Stanford researchers introduce an innovative, wearable tech device that monitors breathing, heart rate, and movements without batteries, wires, or chips....
12:26, 08/20/2019

Da MSI un monitor curvo da 32 pollici per gamers a soli 300 euro Un monitor curvo da 32 pollici con una risoluzione da 1920x1080 pixel e una curvatura da 1800R che consente di vedere tutti i punti dello schermo alla medesima distanza è perfetto per i gamers. Un po' meno per quelli che pensano di usa...
15:39, 07/04/2019

CHEAP: Spy on your sneaky infant with 34% off the Arlo Baby Monitor Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! While many creatures in the animal kingdom are born ready to take on the world, humans are not. A foal can stand-up and walk around within an hour of birth. But h...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Squishy Rubik's Cube could help patients monitor their health The squishy Rubik's Cube-like object created by a team of chemists from the US and China is more than just a puzzle toy you can play with. They used sticky self-healing hydrogel to make the 3 x 3 x 3 cube. That material causes each small cube to...
15:26, 08/13/2019

Air strikes on Syrian rebel enclave intensify: monitor Air strikes targeted rebel-held cities in northwest Syria on Friday, a war monitor reported, widening bombardment of the last major insurgent enclave to areas that had mostly escaped it....
16:52, 07/12/2019

| Clashes in northwest Syria kill 35 fighters: monitor Clashes on the edge of a jihadist bastion in northwestern Syrian have killed 35 fighters in 24 hours, a war monitor says, after weeks of regime bombardment of the region....
21:13, 05/13/2019

The Amazon monitor who was fired by Bolsonaro speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has Brazil’s scientists fearful for their research....
12:13, 08/07/2019

Car blast, air strikes hit Syria's Idlib city: monitor A car bomb exploded in the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib on Saturday, a war monitor and opposition news channel said, as air strikes hit its outskirts in a government offensive on the last major opposition bastion....
14:39, 08/24/2019

Exclusive: AI to monitor UK roads for accidents or unusual behaviour Some councils in the UK are going to test artificial intelligence on their CCTV cameras for automatically detecting traffic accidents and unusual road behaviour...
13:26, 05/01/2019

Samsung unveils its first gaming monitor with NVIDIA's G-Sync Samsung is no stranger to gaming monitors, but you've had to use AMD FreeSync (if it was even available) if you were determined to eliminate any trace of screen tearing artifacts. What if your PC uses NVIDIA graphics, though? You can relax -- ...
18:39, 06/10/2019

Samsung’s first G-Sync gaming monitor launches in July for $399 Add Samsung to the slew of companies with gaming-related announcements this week, in tandem with the industry’s annual E3 confab happening in Los Angeles. The South Korea-based electronics giant has unveiled a new 27-inch curved gaming monitor,...
10:52, 06/11/2019

Financial monitor says digital money needs ‘close scrutiny’ FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — An international financial monitor is warning that wider use of cryptocurrencies by retail shoppers would call for “close scrutiny” by regulators and should be subjected to rigorous oversight. The head of the Fin...
17:13, 06/25/2019

MSI mocks Apple’s $999 Pro Display XDR stand with a 5K monitor for almost the same price When Apple announced an optional stand for its Pro Display XDR at WWDC 2019, the company was met with disbelief and derision when it revealed the price – $999 (around £999 / AU$1,400) – and now MSI has mocked the ridiculous price o...
12:52, 06/07/2019

Researchers develop e-tattoo heart monitor with ECG and SCG sensors An electronic tattoo measuring only 28 micrometers thick can be worn over the heart, serving as both an electrocardiogram and seismocardiogram sensor.Read More...
00:00, 06/22/2019

No air strikes in northwest Syria after ceasefire: monitor, rebel A ceasefire in northwest Syria reduced violence in the rebel bastion, a monitor said, with no air strikes on Friday after a three-month-long army offensive killed hundreds while yielding no big territorial gains....
22:26, 08/02/2019

AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities An algorithm that can detect inequality in cities from Google Street View images, could be used to monitor projects aimed at improving living conditions...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Amazon Prime Day just made your next computer monitor a lot cheaper You might think you don’t need one of the best monitors in 2019. Unless you’re a gamer, a laptop will probably suit you just fine for productivity assignments. But if you still want an external display, here are the best cheap monitor d...
10:13, 07/16/2019

Dell shows off Alienware Aurora PC and 55-inch gaming monitor Dell's Alienware division unveiled a bunch of new products for gamers coming this fall, from a new Alienware Aurora gaming PC and a 55-inch OLED gaming monitor. Read More...
18:26, 08/19/2019

Samsung's 32-inch Space Gaming Monitor makes room for your PC Giant gaming monitors have a conspicuous problem: all that visual real estate usually swallows up desk space, leaving limited room for your speakers, elaborate peripherals or the PC itself. Samsung might have a simple fix. Its newly unveiled Space....
14:13, 08/20/2019

ASUS made the world's first 240Hz portable monitor for gamers Portable USB monitors are no stranger to Computex, but this year, ASUS brought us something a little more ambitious: the world's first 240Hz portable gaming monitor. The ROG Strix XG17 features a 17.3-inch 1,920 x 1,080 IPS LCD, and it's a ...
20:52, 05/27/2019

| Strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes NE of Tonga: US quake monitor A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck centred 97 kilometres (60 miles) north-east of Ohonua, on the Pacific island of Tonga, the US Geological Survey reported....
07:52, 06/16/2019

Russian police detain 317 people over election protest: monitor Russian police detained 317 people on Saturday, including prominent opposition activists, around a political protest in Moscow which authorities had declared illegal....
15:52, 07/27/2019

Sensors made from gummy bears could monitor how children chew A sensor made with a gummy bear could help researchers study how children chew. It's cheap to make and offers a tasty treat for the child being tested...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Flexible stick-on sensors could wirelessly monitor your sweat and pulse As people strive ever harder to minutely quantify every action they do, the sensors that monitor those actions are growing lighter and less invasive. Two prototype sensors from crosstown rivals Stanford and Berkeley stick right to the skin and provid...
05:13, 08/17/2019

The Latest: Districts’ lawyer vows to monitor school funding TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Supreme Court’s newest ruling in a protracted lawsuit over funding for public schools (all times local): 10:25 a.m. An attorney representing four local public school districts in Kansas is promising ...
18:52, 06/14/2019

US Says "Aware" Of North Korea Actions On Missile Launch, Will "Monitor" The United States is watching North Korea's actions after the South Korean military said Pyongyang had launched short-range missiles into the sea on Saturday, the White House said....
07:52, 05/04/2019

Federal Monitor Finds Problems With PG&E Tree-Trimming Program A federal court monitor overseeing PG&E’s probation has uncovered serious problems with the company’s effort to trim trees to reduce the risk they will hit nearby power lines and spark wildfires....
07:39, 08/15/2019

HP shows its first AMD-based gaming laptop and Omen X 27-inch monitor HP showed off its latest gaming products for the fall at Gamescom 2019 in Germany. They range from a 27-inch Omen display to a new Pavilion laptop.Read More...
10:52, 08/20/2019

Cubo AI's baby monitor will alert you if your child's face is covered There are plenty of smart baby monitors on the market, and some are better than others. Cubo AI is hoping to join the pack with a baby monitor that can alert you if your little one's face is covered. The AI-powered face detection technology coul...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Amazfit Verge 2 is a budget running watch with an ECG monitor onboard Launched alongside the Xiaomi Mi Band 4, the new Amazfit Verge 2 is a more feature-packed device that's still affordable compared to the competition.The Verge 2 is one of the very first smartwatches to come with an ECG monitor - at the moment t...
11:39, 06/12/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $150 on a Dell 34-inch 2K curved monitor This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Russian police detain 311 protesters in central Moscow - monitor Russian police detained 311 people in central Moscow during an unauthorized opposition protest on Saturday, independent monitoring group OVD-info reported....
23:26, 08/03/2019

Quadriga Founder Spent Client Money, Bankruptcy Monitor Says The court-appointed monitor for bankrupt QuadrigaCX said the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange’s late founder took most of the money entrusted to him by clients and spent much of it on himself and his wife....
05:13, 06/21/2019

Imec develops a wearable fetal ECG monitor for pregnant moms Taking adult ECGs has become easier thanks to smartwatches -- now researchers are going to take fetal heart monitoring to the next level for pregnant moms.Read More...
12:13, 05/15/2019

Smart speakers can monitor for cardiac arrest, may help save lives Researchers at the University of Washington developed a tool for smart speakers such as Amazon's Alexa and Google's Home that can monitor people for cardiac arrest while they're sleeping -- and call for help if needed....
16:52, 06/19/2019

15 nations are reportedly banding together to monitor suspect cryptocurrency transfers Some 15 countries, including Australia and Singapore, are reportedly banding together to create a data collection and sharing system on individuals carrying out cryptocurrency transactions. According to Nikkei, the common goal would be to prevent fun...
22:13, 08/09/2019

US intel agencies encourage universities to monitor Chinese students U.S. intelligence agencies have advised American universities to monitor certain Chinese students and visiting scholars amid concerns of China’s threat to the U.S....
18:52, 06/29/2019

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids ar...
02:39, 06/03/2019

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 Reportedly Coming With an ECG Monitor Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 will be launching in three variants and they will indeed come with an ECG reader for heart rate tracking, claims a report....
17:26, 07/17/2019

I Found A Portable Monitor That's Perfect For My Limited Desk Space Since I became paralyzed last year, I’ve spent a lot of effort figuring out how to reconcile my need for quick access to game consoles with my limited mobility. Viotek’s new LinQ portable 15.6-inch touchscreen monitor appears to have ended my quest. ...
06:39, 08/13/2019

Samsung announces the CRG5 – its first G-Sync-compatible gaming monitor Samsung has announced the CRG5, a 27-inch curved gaming monitor that not only runs at 240Hz, but is also Nvidia G-Sync compatible, making for a buttery smooth gameplay experience. The Samsung CRG5 was unveiled today at the E3 2019 PC Gaming Show...
22:39, 06/10/2019

EnSilo raises $28 million to monitor and remediate cyber threats EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
16:26, 06/04/2019

Amazon monitor, fired in Bolsonaro’s Brazil, speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has Brazil’s scientists fearful for their research....
15:26, 08/07/2019

Mayor de Blasio: I respect NYCHA monitor, but he’s dead wrong In an instant, Mayor Bill de Blasio went from saying he had “a lot of respect” for the monitor overseeing the New York City Housing Authority to accusing the federally mandated watchdog of getting it all wrong in a scathing critique of Hizzoner’s han...
06:13, 06/04/2019

| Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said....
18:26, 06/15/2019

Syria air base blast kills dozens of regime fighters: monitor More than 30 Syrian government fighters have died in a blast at a military airport in central Syria, according to a monitoring group. The airfield was the alleged origin of a chemical attack on a rebel-held town in 2017....
00:13, 08/04/2019

Syrian government captures strategic town from rebels-residents, war monitor The Syrian has government captured the town of Qalaat al-Madiq in northwest Syria, some of its residents and a war monitor said on Thursday, as it pushes into the biggest remaining rebel territory under a massive bombardment....
16:52, 05/09/2019

EnSilo is raising a series B to monitor and remediate cyber threats (Updated) EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
00:13, 06/05/2019

Watch: Asian water monitor lizard hisses at Florida man on his porch A Florida man who thought he heard his girlfriend arrive home looked outside and discovered a more shocking sight on his front porch: a massive Asian water monitor lizard....
17:52, 06/06/2019

Brazil’s Amazon monitor, fired after dispute with Bolsonaro, speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has scientists fearful for their research under the right-wing leader....
21:26, 08/07/2019

New smartwatch has ECG and heart rate monitor for a fraction of the Apple Watch's price The breakout feature on the Apple Watch series 4 has been the timepiece's electrocardiogram (ECG), monitor. This looks for abnormal heart rhythms and can help detect atrial fibrillation (AFib); this condition can lead to blood clots, strokes and can ...
04:52, 06/12/2019

Government To Closely Monitor Shadow Lending Sector: Nirmala Sitharaman India has over 10,000 registered NBFCs lending to millions of households who may not have credit worthiness to borrow directly from a commercial bank....
16:00, 07/06/2019

Review: Samsung’s Space Monitor saved me from cluttered-desk hell Samsung’s Space Monitor is a clever gadget whose sum is greater than its parts. On first glance, it’s simply a decent screen mounted on an innovative bracket. But it’s hard to overstate how huge an impact it’s had on my workflow as both a tech review...
01:00, 07/23/2019

Apple Watch’s heart rate monitor credit with saving another man’s life The Apple Watch may have initially been positioned as a fashion accessory — thanks in large part to Jony Ive — but it soon became apparent that its fitness and health-tracking features were what really attracted users to the device. Over ...
20:52, 07/21/2019

Russian Air Strikes On Syria Market Kill 23, Moscow Denies: Monitor Russian air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria killed 23 people on Monday, a monitor said, in the latest violence to plague the country's last major opposition bastion....
19:26, 07/22/2019

European markets set to open mixed as investors monitor trade war escalations European markets are expected to open mixed Thursday after the pan-European Stoxx 600 reached its lowest point since March 11, as investors navigate the latest escalations in the U.S.-China trade war....
08:13, 05/30/2019

Mabu the robot helps congestive heart failure patients monitor symptoms The majority of initial Kaiser Permanente patients using Mabu, a robot for congestive heart failure patients, say it helps them track disease symptoms.Read More...
15:52, 05/27/2019

Amazon Considers Adding ‘Surveillance as a Service’ to Delivery Drones Because Maybe Every Product Should Monitor Us It’s become abundantly clear that Amazon is interested in incorporating surveillance into many of its products and services—through the internet, in our homes, and from the sky. Read more......
00:52, 06/22/2019

Portable breath monitor quickly detects life threatening lung disease A new, portable gas chromatography breath analyzer can detect acute respiratory distress syndrome with 90% accuracy in 30 minutes, scientists report....
04:39, 08/07/2019

Non-invasive glucose monitor EasyGlucose takes home Microsoft’s Imagine Cup and $100K Microsoft’s yearly Imagine Cup student startup competition crowned its latest winner today: EasyGlucose, a non-invasive, smartphone-based method for diabetics to test their blood glucose. It and the two other similarly beneficial finalists pre...
04:39, 05/09/2019

In Troubling Experiment, UK University To Monitor Students' Social Media To Prevent Suicide A university in the UK announced that it will surveil student social media posts, among other data, to try and determine whether they are suicidal. The project is part of a pilot program and will reportedly be deployed across all British institutions...
19:39, 06/05/2019

Dell launches OptiPlex 7070 Ultra, crams desktop into monitor stand Dell is increasingly aiming its PC portfolio at end users with strong design as well as IT departments looking to navigate everything from upgrades to open floor plan issues....
00:39, 08/21/2019

Dow futures turn positive ahead of open as investors monitor Powell's comments U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Wednesday morning, after Fed Chairman Powell downplayed chances of a rate cut and argued that any decision will be based on a broad scope of information....
09:39, 06/26/2019

Save $40 On Anker's Popular Baby Monitor, Which Skips the Cloud and Keeps Things Private Wi-Fi connected home security cameras have largely taken over the baby monitor market, but nobody would blame you for feeling anxious about streaming a live video feed of your baby to the cloud. If you’d prefer to keep things local, Anker’s Eufy Spac...
04:13, 05/08/2019

Russian police detain Crimean Tatar protesters outside supreme court: monitor Russian police on Thursday detained over 40 Crimean Tatars who were protesting outside the Supreme Court in Moscow over what they said was the wrongful conviction of four compatriots on terrorism-related charges, a monitoring group said....
14:13, 07/11/2019

Schiff tells intelligence chiefs they must help him monitor Barr’s review of Russia probe House Intelligence chair informs the heads of CIA, FBI, NSA and the director of National Intelligence that he wants to know what the attorney general intends to declassify....
23:39, 05/31/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has...
08:13, 06/27/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
17:13, 05/09/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
02:00, 07/23/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
17:26, 07/26/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a lengthy and extremely convincing argument for breaki...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Philips Brilliance LCD Monitor with USB-C Dock (329P9H), hands on: 32-inch 4K display with unmatched connectivity The large 4K display of the Brilliance 329P9H is well suited for presentations, video editing and graphics work. However, its greatest strength is the versatility of its built-in USB-C dock....
18:00, 07/10/2019

Hero Labs raises £2.5M for its ultrasonic device to monitor a property’s water use and prevent leaks Hero Labs, a London-based startup that is developing “smart” technology to help prevent water leaks in U.K. properties, has raised £2.5 million in seed funding. The round is led by Earthworm Group, an environmental fund manager, with furt...
10:26, 07/15/2019

SignalFx raises $75 million to monitor cloud apps, services, and environments in real time SignalFx, which develops a real-time cloud monitoring solution for customers in a range of verticals, has raised $75 million in venture capital.Read More...
16:13, 06/12/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
02:39, 06/28/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
04:13, 05/01/2019

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsApp....
07:26, 07/09/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power and that of its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg......
21:26, 05/09/2019

This clever $60 gadget lets you control your garage door and monitor it from anywhere using an app on your phone, which is good news for safe package deliveries Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
23:26, 06/17/2019

Watch: Loose monitor lizard captured in California, second reptile still loose Authorities in California said a large monitor lizard spotted roaming a neighborhood for about a year has been captured -- but there's a second member of the species still on the loose....
07:00, 08/11/2019

Council rolls out £4.5m 'smart' cameras to monitor toxic air and trigger vehicle fines Scores of "smart" traffic cameras capable of monitoring air pollution and catching "banned" lorries are to be rolled out in Islington to fight toxic air....
17:26, 05/20/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
01:39, 05/12/2019

The Apple Pro Display XDR is an ultra-expensive, ultra-powerful HDR monitor The new Mac Pro is unabashedly aimed at visual creatives: videographers, photographers, and the like. But what good is a souped-up machine if it’s paired with a naff monitor? Enter the new Apple Pro Display XDR, which will arrive this fall, retailing...
01:13, 06/04/2019

The best gaming monitor 2019: the 10 best gaming screens of the year These days, the best PC games can take you to places and let you do things that you never thought possible, which is why you should think about picking up one of the best gaming monitors to bring your experience to the next level.What makes the best ...
21:52, 05/08/2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very dif...
19:52, 08/03/2019

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
10:26, 06/13/2019

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation bar and a bunch of other changes....
14:52, 07/16/2019

Sling TV's sports add-on just got more expensive for some users Sling TV is once again raising prices, and you won't be thrilled if you're a sports enthusiast. New customers for the Sling Orange package now have to pay $10 per month for the Sports Extra channel bundle instead of the previous $5. Exist...
20:39, 07/01/2019

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated (SAN FRANCISCO) — “Miss us?” Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down. We did, apparently. For nearly an hour Thursday, the site we use to keep up with everything and nothing appeared inaccess...
02:39, 07/12/2019

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company says it is investigating the problem after a disruption that began Thursday afternoonTwitter says it is investigating a problem with its service after users across the US and elsewhere reported not being able to access the platform.The co...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Apple’s iPhone and Mac App Stores are down for some users According to Apple’s System Status page on its site, several of its major services are currently experiencing outages. The mobile App Store, Mac App Store, and iTunes Store are all affected, and Apple says that the issues arose at 4:40 ET this ...
20:13, 05/08/2019

The TiVo For Antenna Users Has Never Been Cheaper Online TV subscriptions just keep getting more expensive (and don’t get us started on actual cable), but making the switch to an OTA antenna doesn’t mean you have to give up your DVR....
21:13, 06/13/2019

Spotify has 100 million Premium users Spotify has 100 million Premium users, the company has announced in its most recent financial figures. In total, the streaming service has 217 million users, 117 million of which are enjoying the free, ad supported tier....
13:39, 04/29/2019

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market advantage....
23:26, 07/10/2019

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read More...
06:13, 07/03/2019

Alexa will soon be able to speak to US users in Spanish Amazon Echo speaker owners in the US will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish, thanks to an expansion of the Alexa Skills Kit. According to a blog post by Amazon, the company has added a "Spanish for US voice model", which means that Alexa...
13:52, 04/30/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users are now complaining about a new issue OnePlus might start feeling like The Little Dutch Boy, plugging up one hole in the dam only to find another crack forming. Just yesterday, OnePlus 7 Pro users started to receive an update designed to improve the performance of the phone's camera syst...
02:26, 05/28/2019

7-Eleven app users in Japan lose $500,000 7-Eleven convenience store customers in Japan using the "7pay" payment app lost hundreds of thousands of euros after a security breach. Seven Pay officials said there were signs of illegal access from abroad....
15:26, 07/05/2019

Apple says it collects fee on less than 1% of Spotify users Music streaming service Spotify Technology SA pays Apple Inc a 15% fee on about 680,000 of its 100 million premium customers, Apple disclosed in a response to Spotify's complaint with European antitrust regulators....
19:52, 06/24/2019

WhatsApp was breached: Here's what users need to do Facebook's WhatsApp urges users to upgrade to the latest version of the messaging app after a report says users are vulnerable to malicious spyware.        ...
18:52, 05/14/2019

Poshmark Users, You Need to Reset Your Passwords Chances are high that if you’ve resold clothes online any time recently (or bought them second-hand), you’ve done so on Poshmark. Unfortunately, it’s also the latest company to suffer a data breach.Read more......
03:39, 08/03/2019

Here’s how gamification can help your business understand your users Today’s operations require more comprehensive stores of information, most of which deals expressly in the human behavior of consumers or internal teams. To truly understand a product’s performance, for example, companies must know how many people buy...
16:52, 07/03/2019

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their accounts.The cybercriminals behind phishing attacks are always looking for new targets and it appears that N...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be obese, study says The joke is that smoking marijuana can cause weight gain because users might get the munchies, but new research suggests that pot smokers weigh less....
18:26, 04/28/2019

CBOE Introduces New Options App for ios Users CHICAGO, IL -- November 4, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has released its new state-of-the-art “CBOE Mobile” options application for iPhone and iPad users....
06:39, 05/02/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese New research examines the link between body mass index and cannabis use. The findings may seem counterintuitive, given that marijuana increases appetite....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
14:00, 05/24/2019

US may soften ban on Huawei to help existing users The Trump administration might ease its Huawei trade ban... if ever so slightly. A Commerce Department spokeswoman told Reuters in a statement that it might soon grant Huawei a temporary license to "prevent the interruption" of service for existing....
19:39, 05/18/2019

Study: Emoji users go on more dates Researchers think emojis might be the answer to a better dating life. A study published in the journal ‘Plos One’ suggests people who flirt using emoji’s get more dates. Researchers with Indiana University’s Kinsey institute and Illinois ...
01:52, 08/22/2019

Electric car users to pay no company car tax in 2020 Government review sees changes to 2020 benefit in kind ratings to boost low and zero emission vehicles Changes to the UK’s company car tax system will mean drivers choosing a pure electric car pay no benefit-in-kind charges from next year. After re...
21:26, 07/09/2019

Flipboard Users: Update Your Passwords Right Now Flipboard, the news aggregation app and website, announced to its users in an email today that a massive security breach left account login information vulnerable and accessible to hackers for over nine months. The company is taking measures to keep ...
20:52, 05/29/2019

This Budget Friendly Dual Monitor Arm Is Even More Budget Friendly With a Promo Code There are a lot of good reasons to splurge on a fancy, expensive arm for your computer monitors. But if you’re on a budget and don’t mind a little bit of extra fiddling, this affordable dual mount from Huanuo has a lot going for it considering its pr...
19:00, 05/16/2019

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced mobile nations, to be a leader in 5G was so great ...
15:26, 06/13/2019

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
22:26, 07/10/2019

Samsung is spamming its own users with ads for the Galaxy Note 10 In what remains one of the more baffling marketing strategies employed by any major company, Samsung is once again spamming people who have already spent hundreds of dollars on their products with ads for a new phone. As reported by Android Police, p...
23:26, 08/12/2019

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time. The company hasn't announced the added capab...
19:13, 05/31/2019

Jerusalem's Old City now accessible for wheelchair users Jerusalem's Old City, sacred to three major faiths, is now wheelchair accessible. Find out how this ancient city is opening up to people with mobility issues....
13:13, 06/07/2019

Android users can pay in cash on Google Play A few years ago, Google added carrier billing to the Play Store to make paid apps and in-app payments more accessible, even in emerging markets. Now, the tech giant is making it even easier for users in developing regions and other primarily cash-bas...
10:52, 05/09/2019

Samsung asks users to please virus-scan their TVs Yesterday on Twitter, Samsung's US support team reminded everyone to regularly—and manually—virus-scan their televisions. Samsung's team followed this up with a short video showing someone in a conference room going 16 button-presses deep into the s...
00:52, 06/19/2019

Is Twitter Notifying Users When Their Tweets Are Shared in DMs? No. What? Of Course Not. Twitter is a lot of things, but where it consistently excels is as at being a petri dish to watch context collapse in real time. Take, for example, a very obvious joke turned nightmare scenario circulating credulously across the platform today via a ...
07:52, 06/11/2019

Pixel users can now take selfies with Pikachu and three other Pokemon The Google Pixel line uses Augmented Reality with its Playground feature to allow you to include what it calls Playmoji to appear in your photos and videos. These are AR stickers that are designed to interact with the user and each other. If you shoo...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Google’s Pixel 3a has a serious problem for some users, and there’s no fix in sight Google has been making phones for quite a few years now, both during the Nexus era when other smartphone vendors designed its devices, and especially in the Pixel era where it creates its own hardware. But even so, its Pixel phones still come with fl...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Android users can log into some Google services using their fingerprint In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerprint sensor or PIN lock code, instead of a password, to log into one of the company's web service...
15:26, 08/13/2019

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Apple Card is available beginning right now for all iPhone users in the US Unveiled back in March, the Apple Card started rolling out a few days ago when a select number of iPhone users in America were able to sign up for the Apple-Goldman Sachs credit card and place orders for the physical version. Goldman Sachs handles al...
16:39, 08/20/2019

Uber has more than 100 million users, but is still losing money Uber might seem ubiquitous, but the ridesharing company is still growing, it reported in its quarterly earnings. In July, more than 100 million people took Ubers or used the company's services. That's the first time it hit that monthly mile...
23:26, 08/08/2019

New renders showcase the iOS 13 features that iPhone users want most iOS 13 is the next major iPhone and iPad operating system update, and Apple will unveil its most important features on Monday, during its WWDC 2019 keynote. Some of these features already leaked, and we know we’re getting a couple of highly ant...
22:13, 05/30/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
01:00, 05/30/2019

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performance, a survey showed Monday....
22:52, 07/15/2019

Snapchat users up 8% in a year to 203 million, company says Shares climb as Snap Inc announces 48% increase in revenue to $388mSnapchat announced an exceptionally strong second quarter on Tuesday, sending shares surging in after hours trading.New augmented reality tools, a redesign of its Android application,...
01:39, 07/24/2019

Roku has 29.1 million active users (and no profit) Roku is finding that there are benefits to being the neutral player in the bloodthirsty wars for our hearts, wallets and streaming service subscriptions. The company's most recent financial figures show that it's possible to get ahead even ...
18:13, 05/09/2019

Snapchat had more than 200 million daily users last quarter Snap appears to be working its way out of a downturn. In the company's Q2 earnings release that just dropped. Snap revealed that it had 203 million daily active Snapchat users in the last quarter, up eight percent year-over-year and seven percen...
02:39, 07/24/2019

Gab founder says users fed up with Big Tech treating them 'like children' The founder of Gab.com said activity on the social network, criticized as a far-right haven, has soared because of users riled by censorship on larger Silicon Valley platforms....
01:52, 08/09/2019

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted....
13:52, 06/20/2019

New Users Can Get Free Spotify Premium for 3 Months If you haven’t tried Spotify Premium yet, now you can take the music service for a test drive for three months for free before you’ll have to start paying for a subscription....
20:26, 08/23/2019

RHEL 8 now available, though CentOS users will need to wait for updates Users of Red Hat Enterprise Linux are able to upgrade, though users of RHEL derivatives like CentOS and Oracle Linux will need to wait, along with Scientific Linux users....
02:00, 05/11/2019

Several Pixel 3a users get a glimpse of the future thanks to Google You can't blame some Google Pixel 3a owners for double checking the calendar today. That's because a few of them received the July Android security update on June 19th, just two weeks after the June update was sent. Several of those affected ran to R...
05:13, 06/20/2019

O.J. Simpson tweets about Dem debate, gets blasted by users Someone might want to remind O.J. Simpson that he’s a convicted felon. “The Juice” had Twitter talking yet again on Wednesday night after announcing that he’d be watching the Democratic presidential primary debates — eve...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform,...
01:39, 06/14/2019

UK mobile users can now switch networks with a text It's about to get a whole lot easier for mobile phone users in the UK to change networks or contracts as new switching rules come into force today.The new Text to Switch rules from Ofcom look to simplify what has until now often been a lengthy a...
12:26, 07/01/2019

Snapchat spending $1B to give users more of what they love Snapchat knows how much its users love vomiting rainbows and seeing what they’d look like as the opposite gender — so it plans on giving them more. The parent company on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt to beef up Snapchat, in...
06:13, 08/07/2019

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic’ quality by default, which the company says shoul...
11:52, 07/09/2019

Instagram Head Insists It Doesn't Spy on Users Instagram doesn't snoop on private conversations as part of its advertising targeting strategy, the head of the popular social media site said in an interview....
08:52, 06/26/2019

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work, says the firm...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Snap could let users add songs to their disappearing messages Snapchat is reportedly looking to make it easier to incorporate music into its ephemeral messages, so users don't have to resort to using tricks and loopholes. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company is currently seeking broad rights t...
17:52, 05/24/2019

Ericsson: Users expect to pay more for novel 5G devices and networks Consumers are ready for 5G, according to a large-scale study from Ericsson, and even willing to pay more for it -- the only question is how much?Read More...
11:00, 05/07/2019

iTunes bug causing many users’ 4K titles to be downgraded to HD Back in 2017, Apple TV 4K users cheered when selected films in their iTunes libraries started receiving Ultra HD upgrades at no extra cost.Now, it appears the opposite is happening (albeit unintentionally), with both purchased and unpurchased 4K movi...
05:13, 05/16/2019

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into its own hands. According to The Verge, starting la...
07:52, 06/18/2019

Sorry, Android users: These iPhone snobs won’t date you Forget dreamy eyes the color of the ocean. For young daters, the color of your text messages is all that matters. When people with iPhones text each other, their messages pop up in a blue speech bubble. But non-iPhone owners’ messages come through in...
21:39, 08/14/2019

Netflix Reports First Drop in U.S. Users in Nearly a Decade Netflix ended the second quarter with fewer subscribers than expected, an underwhelming performance that comes as a slew of rivals are about to enter the field of streaming services....
10:26, 07/18/2019

UK Alexa users can now get answers to medical questions right from the NHS Amazon’s Alexa is all set to gain medical smarts in the UK, thanks to a partnership with the National Health Service (NHS). The healthcare service said it’s teaming up with Amazon‘s voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the ...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Biometric data of a million users leaked Security researchers have discovered a huge collection of unsecured biometric credentials and personal information including the fingerprint data of over one million people.The discovery was made by researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar alongside vpnM...
21:39, 08/14/2019

Google Photos hit a billion users in just over four years Google has confirmed Google Photos now has more than a billion users. It surpassed the milestone earlier this summer, a little over four years after it unveiled Photos, Google told Fast Company in a profile of the service....
18:39, 07/24/2019

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a br...
22:13, 05/28/2019

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try and steal customer details was revealed as one of...
19:26, 07/16/2019

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
05:00, 06/14/2019

JioPhone Users Can Recharge Their Device Using These Five Plans Jio phone recharge: Meant for Reliance Jio prepaid customers using the private sector telecom service provider's JioPhone devices, these recharge packs are priced from Rs 49 to Rs 594. The five......
17:39, 05/08/2019

Alibaba is nudging users to be more ethical with its in-app minigames Four years ago, in a move designed to explore the viability of new offline sales models, Alibaba ran a little experiment. Two of its financial service offerings, Alipay digital wallet and its onboard credit scoring platform Sesame Credit, cooperated ...
09:13, 06/23/2019

Google may let users limit tracking in Chrome Google might not be done tightening privacy controls. Wall Street Journal contacts claim that the search firm is poised to launch a "dashboard-like" element in Chrome that would not only show more detail about tracking cookies, but give you options....
21:52, 05/06/2019

Instagram users can now flag false content Beginning today, Instagram users can report content that they believe to be false. Instagram will use those flags to better understand misinformation on the platform and to train its AI to spot false content. In time, Instagram will use the feedback,...
03:39, 08/16/2019

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a techno...
19:52, 05/31/2019

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site has announced, as tries to stem...
04:26, 08/16/2019

8chan: ex-users of far-right site flock to new homes across internet Site’s shutdown in wake of El Paso shooting likely to drive users to other, similar sites – as well as mainstream social mediaFormer members of 8chan have scattered across the internet after the far-right site was shut down over the weekend, finding ...
03:52, 08/09/2019

Juul's New E-Cig Sure Is Collecting a Dumb Amount of Data About Its Users As Juul explores ever-more creative means by which to curb what government officials refer to as an “epidemic” of teen vaping, one of its latest stabs at that undertaking involves collecting personally identifying data to verify that a user is legall...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Dropbox Boosts Storage, Features, and Price for 'Plus' Users We’ll start with the semi-bad news: Dropbox is kicking up the price of its Plus plan from $10 to $12 per month. You’ll have to go for one fewer coffee if you want to stay on budget with your wild cloud-storage spending....
21:13, 05/30/2019

FaceApp denies storing users' photographs without permission App was launched by Russian developer in 2017 and uses AI to change people’s featuresThe developer of a popular app which transforms users’ faces to predict how they will look as older people has insisted they are not accessing users’ photographs wit...
20:26, 07/17/2019

Russia requires Tinder to provide data on its users MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s communications regulator says that Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies. The Russian Communications Oversight Agency published a new list of online services operating in Russia that...
15:13, 06/03/2019

YouTube is giving users more homepage customization options YouTube has copped a lot of flak lately over the inappropriate content its algorithms have been recommending to users, leading the platform to update its policies regarding videos that promote superiority and discrimination, ban 'harmful or dang...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Over 2 Crore Users Logged On To Railways' Free WiFi In May Over two crore users logged into the railway WiFi at 1,606 stations across its network in May and the facility of free internet would be extended to the remaining 4,791 stations within this year,......
21:39, 06/25/2019

Mexican judge allows recreational cocaine use … for 2 users, reports say In a ruling hailed as a “historic step” for ending the country’s “war on drugs,” a Mexican judge granted two plaintiffs permission to possess, transport and use cocaine recreationally, according to reports Wednesday. ...
07:26, 08/22/2019

Firefox will soon alert users if their saved passwords have been breached With the security of personal information becoming an increasing priority amongst the general public, many tech companies are promising heightened protection in response, and are introducing new methods of dealing with any breaches once they've ...
05:39, 07/18/2019

HomePod will support multiple users and music handoffs Apple just addressed some of the complaints about the HomePod in one fell swoop. A future update to the smart speaker will bring multiple major upgrades, most notably support for multiple users. Like its rivals, it can recognize who's speaking a...
22:26, 06/03/2019

Microsoft contractors listened to conversations from Xbox One users In a story that shouldn’t surprise anyone at this point, Vice is reporting that contractors working for Microsoft were able to listen to voice commands and full-on conversations spoken by Xbox One users. Similar to stories we’ve seen invo...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Music, Messages, Notes, Reminders and more, all part of Apple HomePod's new multi-user feature.The...
01:26, 06/04/2019

Fitbit targets 1 million new users with Singapore government tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said could reach up to one million users....
08:39, 08/22/2019

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps promoted by Apple in the App Store contained secret trackers. With Apple trying to set the pace when it ...
01:13, 06/09/2019

MyDashWallet was compromised for 2 MONTHS — users, move your cryptocurrency MyDashWallet, a service that purports to be the fastest way of using DASH cryptocurrency, has revealed its platform was compromised for two whole months, and is now urging users to move their funds as soon as possible (if they’re still there). “The h...
13:52, 07/15/2019

Reliance Jio Offers These Five Recharge Options For JioPhone Users Meant for Reliance Jio prepaid customers using the company's JioPhone devices, these recharge packs are priced from Rs 49 to Rs 594, and offer a validity period ranging from 28 days to 168 days. These......
12:39, 04/29/2019

WhatsApp urges users to update app after 'serious' security breach The vulnerability – first reported by the Financial Times, and fixed in the latest WhatsApp update – allowed hackers to insert malicious software on phones by calling the target using the app, which is used by 1.5 billion people around the world....
18:26, 05/14/2019

The NSA is urging Windows users to update their computers ASAP If you’re a Windows user who has yet to update your operating system after the discovery of the Bluekeep vulnerability a few weeks ago, then maybe a warning from the NSA will be enough to spur you on. Bluekeep is a vulnerability that’s be...
01:13, 06/06/2019

FCC ruling brings good news for many U.S. smartphone users Some analysts say that half of the calls you receive on your mobile phone this year will be spam/scam calls. And we can tell you that in the U.S., this stat is absolutely on target. And even if you block one number from calling, another one will be u...
04:39, 06/07/2019

Here's why Netflix is tracking some Android users' physical activity Netflix is tracking some users' physical activity, but it isn't exactly moving into Fitbit's territory. Details of the test first emerged when a security researcher said the Netflix app on his Android device requested access to his phy...
22:26, 07/31/2019

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users received a strange notification today You can excuse OnePlus 7 Pro owners if they seem a bit confused today. Several owners of the device posted screenshots online indicating that they had received some sort of strange notification that can best be described as gibberish. One screenshot ...
23:52, 07/01/2019

Mobile phone users can now switch network with just one text New process makes it easier to get PAC code without provider trying to persuade users to stayConsumers are now able to switch their mobile phone provider simply by sending a text message – avoiding the cumbersome process which had been in place previ...
19:13, 07/01/2019

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that wou...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Google’s Titan Security Keys are now available to G Suite users Google has just announced several updates to its enterprise cloud platform with an aim to improve users, data, and app security. The new enhancements were unveiled at Google Cloud Next ’19 conference in Tokyo this week. First off, Google has expanded...
15:13, 08/01/2019

Chrome users can now give and receive remote support via the web Remote desktop applications have grown in popularity as they can be used to provide support remotely and with the release of Chrome 75, Google is making it even easier for users to get and give support to one another.The company recently announced th...
22:39, 06/06/2019

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 million) hack, reports The Mainchi. Speaking at a Tokyo press conference, Bitpoint president Genki Oda ...
15:13, 07/16/2019

Half of cannabis users think they can drive safely while high – are they right? It’s been several years since recreational cannabis was made legal in some US states. What effect has it had on road safety?People who are stoned often think they’re being funnier than they actually are, now we know they overestimate their driving ab...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Dating app users more likely to control their weight in unhealthy ways People who use dating apps such as tinder are more likely to go to great lengths to get a slim figure. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
17:39, 05/31/2019

Google Pay to Now Send SMS Alerts To Help Users Transact Securely Google Pay will now send app notifications as well as SMS to inform users each time they receive a collect request to highlight that approving the request will deduct money from their bank accounts....
16:00, 07/31/2019

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called Traveller Alert. When members of the LGBTQ community open the app in one of those countries, the aler...
20:39, 07/24/2019

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after security breach Facebook's WhatsApp urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app after reporting that users might be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without their knowledge....
14:52, 05/14/2019

ActionDash 3.0's new 'Focus' mode keeps Android users on task At I/O earlier this year, Google announced that Android Q will upgrade the recently added Digital Wellbeing feature with a Focus Mode to quiet attention-grabbing apps so you can get things done. However, there's a way to get that feature, and a ...
14:39, 06/29/2019

WhatsApp urges users to act after cyber surveillance attack on app Cyber attackers were able to install spyware on WhatsApp through its voice call function, even if the user did not pick up the call, the company has confirmed....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Instagram will start hiding 'Like' counts for users in Canada As rumored, Instagram is indeed getting ready to roll out a test that hides "Like" counts from people looking at your pictures and videos. The company made the announcement at Facebook's F8 developers conference, where it revealed that it will s...
23:00, 04/30/2019

The Google Play Store is nagging some users to get rid of old apps There have been a handful of updates to the Google Play Store’s operation that garnered headlines in recent days, such as the news that apps’ rating calculations will start being more heavily weighted toward the most recent user ratings. ...
21:39, 05/12/2019

Slack password reset coming to thousands of users Slack is set to reset password for thousands of users as it looks to respond to a data breach.The popular messaging app has confirmed it will reset the passwords of users it believes could be affected by a historical data breach.Around one percent of...
17:26, 07/18/2019

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate intranets, we usually trust that the pages we access will remain private. DataSpii, a newly documente...
20:26, 07/18/2019

Hilarious #HornChallenge Has TikTok Users Laughing Out Loud The #HornChallenge involves pressing the face of a friend, family member or, in some cases, even a pet, as a honking sound plays in the background. Since the trend started, thousands of videos with......
11:26, 06/25/2019

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
11:00, 08/08/2019

SpankChain launches SpankPay so users can pay for porn with Bitcoin Adult content platform SpankChain has launched SpankPay, a cryptocurrency payments platform. As a result, customers will now be able to pay using several cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin. The platform also accepts privacy-fo...
22:52, 08/01/2019

Survey suggests 97% of Mac users are more productive after switching from Windows A new study suggests that after switching from a Windows PC to a Mac, 97% of enterprise users feel more productive.The survey was conducted by the Vanson Bourne market research firm for Jamf, which is a company that specialises in management solution...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Google confirms Huawei users will still have access to some of its services Huawei smartphone users who didn't follow the tech news over the weekend will probably have a shock, when they'll learn that Google is taking steps to prevent the Chinese company from getting Android updates and Google services on its phones.Although...
08:13, 05/20/2019

Google wants next billion users, but has no plans to launch in China Google CEO Sundar Pichai said his company doesn't have plans to launch in China, but that doesn't mean the tech giant wants to ignore its hundreds of millions of Internet users....
01:13, 06/18/2019

Growth in number of users boosts Twitter revenue by a fifth Tweaks to user experience help company to better-than-expected profitability of $76m Twitter’s revenue rose by almost a fifth year on year, the company reported on Friday, leading to “better-than-expected profitability” of $76m (£61m) in the second q...
15:26, 07/26/2019

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Homeland Security'...
00:52, 06/18/2019

Babbel’s update encourages users to chart their own language course Babbel, the popular language-learning app, is getting a makeover. Updated language lessons now put the spotlight on bite-sized lessons, and users are encouraged to choose which lessons are more relevant to them. We got a chance to check out the new a...
08:26, 08/24/2019

Twitter now has 139 million users—and that number is growing Twitter is reporting surprisingly strong user numbers and revenue even as it eliminates robotic and fake accounts on its platform.       ...
16:13, 07/26/2019

YouTube promises to give users better control over videos In a surprising move, YouTube revealed plans to offer users more control over their Homepage and Up Next videos. Apparently, three specific changes will be introduced in the coming days, which will allow YouTube users to set their preferences when it...
03:13, 06/27/2019

Google Pay will no longer let UK users send money to friends If you use Google Pay to send money between your friends, you may soon be cut off from splitting the bill. The company informed users today via email that it will be killing off the Google Pay Send peer-to-peer money transfer feature in the UK. The c...
21:13, 06/14/2019

AT&T will finally help users effectively block harassing robocalls Over the past few years, annoying robocalls have seemingly become inescapable and, for some, an everyday nuisance. Last year alone, there were upwards of 48 billion robocalls made to individuals in the United States, a figure which represents a 325% ...
01:13, 07/10/2019

"Everyone Voted Modi": Twitter Users Give New Meaning To EVM As the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) surged to power, a section of Twitter users created a new acronym for the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) today, labelling them "Everyone Voted Modi"....
15:52, 05/23/2019

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term use. That’s according to a new study from t...
20:26, 06/18/2019

RoboKiller v. Nomorobo: Which robocall blocker should iOS users choose? Call blockers have made significant advancements, but so have telemarketers' tactics for getting you to pick up. See how call blockers RoboKiller and Nomorobo compare....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Health Service, a deal that broadens the tech giant’s push into health care....
16:13, 07/10/2019

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant recently revealed that it had developed a new Bluet...
01:13, 06/14/2019

IRS is going after cryptocurrency users with warning letters about back taxes The IRS has begun sending thousands of letters to US cryptocurrency holders warning them they may have incorrectly reported the taxes they owe on their transactions involving digital money....
14:13, 07/27/2019

Twitter's Costs Rise, but More Users Flock to Platform Twitter posted solid user and revenue growth in its latest quarter, signs that investments to improve civility on its social network and show users more relevant content are working....
13:26, 07/26/2019

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Cryptopia needs $2M to keep a database alive – or users might never recover their tokens Defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia warned it will take “some months at least” to figure out how to return tokens owed to its users. Cryptopia administrators have also requested “urgent interim relief,” which they say is critical to maintain a ...
18:52, 05/27/2019

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world breathed a sigh of relief. The World Health Organization even projected its total eradication by 2030. Th...
23:52, 06/17/2019

Google Does Good Privacy Thing, Users Revolt If you own a Google Nest cam, you recently got an email from corporate explaining that you’ll no longer be able to turn off the status light on your camera. The status light is that little green glow that lets you as well as strangers know that a cam...
10:52, 08/16/2019

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and vide...
08:26, 08/16/2019

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be able to target ads based on the category of podcasts...
22:13, 06/17/2019

Instagram's anti-bullying AI asks users: 'Are you sure you want to post this?' Instagram said early tests found it encourages users to ‘share something less hurtful once they have had a chance to reflect’Instagram is inviting users to think again before posting unkind comments with a new tool designed to curb bullying on the so...
17:13, 07/09/2019

Instagram announces ads will be served to users Explore feed Instagram has just confirmed it will bring ads to your Explore feed. As one of the go-to features for Instagram users who search for places, shops and connect with people businesses and creators, Explore looks like a great monetization tool.According...
00:39, 06/27/2019

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users are reporting issues with the phone's touchscreen Some OnePlus 7 Pro models are apparently exhibiting hardware problems just days after release, in the form of phantom touchscreen taps that apps seem to respond to but which haven't been made.As reported by Android Police, the mysterious ghost t...
15:26, 05/25/2019

Firefox Fixes Borked Extensions for Everyone but Legacy Users If your Firefox add-ons were borked over the weekend, you’re not alone. Late on Friday, many Firefox users found that many extensions were suddenly useless or impossible to install after Mozilla pushed out an update to version 66.0.4 of its browser. ...
19:39, 05/06/2019

Over 2 billion YouTube users are logged in and watching every month YouTube has hit a new milestone, with over two billion viewers logged into the service and going square-eyed every month. That's a little over a quarter of the world's population.As CNET reports, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced the new...
17:39, 05/03/2019

Consumer DNA testing has hit a lull — here's how it could capture the next wave of users experts speculate that the natural expiration of the early adopter wave and growing privacy concerns are to blame. But companies might be able to recover if they provide compelling medical reasons for users to get the tests....
20:00, 08/25/2019

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit that accuses the phone carrier of violating federal law by selling its ...
21:26, 07/09/2019

Samsung tweet urges users to scan their TVs for viruses If you have a Samsung smart TV, chances are you already scan it for viruses regularly. You don't? Well, Samsung thinks you should. The South Korean TV manufacturer's support account sent out a tweet urging users to scan their TVs for m...
11:39, 06/18/2019

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
22:00, 07/09/2019

Denver Uber users can buy public transit tickets in the app Uber customers in Denver can now use the app to purchase transit tickets. This makes Denver the first city in the world to get the added capability, but it won't be the last. It's all part of Uber's goal to make the platform a one-stop...
00:13, 05/03/2019

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With major competition in the space from Google Drive,....
20:13, 05/29/2019

Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL users are reporting random shutdowns Thanks to its terrific camera and mid-range price point, Google's new Pixel 3a and 3a XL smartphones have been fairly well-received by the public, however, that hasn't been the case for all users.According to numerous reports on Reddit, som...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Cybershoes enable VR users to physically walk, run, and jump for $400 Bringing actual physical locomotion to virtual reality isn't easy, but an Austrian company is pairing wireless sandal-like accessories with rotating chairs.Read More...
18:13, 08/20/2019

Ring Promised Swag to Users Who Narc on Their Neighbors On top of turning their doorbell video feeds into a police surveillance network, Amazon’s home security subsidiary, Ring, also once tried to entice people with swag bags to snitch on their neighbors, Motherboard reported Friday.Read more......
09:00, 08/10/2019

Google's Now Letting Users Pay for Android Apps With Cash While credit cards are rampant in the United States, it’s not necessarily the case in other countries where cash is still king. At this year’s Google I/O developer conference, the tech giant announced it’s adding more payment methods to its Google Pl...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Nintendo Switch Online nears 10 million users Nintendo Switch Online has nearly reached 10 million users, according to a financial statement released by the company on Friday, April 26. That's a fairly substantial amount considering the service launched less than a year ago and, when c...
19:52, 04/28/2019

Twitter bug accidentally shared location data of some iOS users Twitter says it has fixed a bug that resulted in a user’s approximate location information being shared with an unnamed Twitter partner. “We have discovered that we were inadvertently collecting and sharing iOS location data with one of our trusted p...
10:39, 05/14/2019

Never-Googlers: Web users take the ultimate step to guard their data To take back control of their online data, a hearty few are trying to eliminate all things Google. It's no easy task — Google has the most popular search engine, browser and mapping software. What it takes to be a never-Googler....
17:13, 07/23/2019

Apple Card launch expands to all US iPhone users Apple has announced its Apple Card is available to everyone in the US starting today, expanding on the limited launch earlier this month. If you didn't see the many signup tutorial videos provided by Apple, you can apply by opening the Wallet ap...
17:52, 08/20/2019

Starbucks recalls more than 260,000 coffee presses over reports users were getting cut The coffee chain is recalling about 263,200 of the presses in the U.S. and Canada that were sold online or in its stores between 2016 and January 2018        ...
15:39, 05/02/2019

55% of mobile phone users plan to keep their devices for 3-5 years A new study shows confirms the worst fears of mobile phone manufacturers like Apple and Samsung. According to responses from 3,640 mobile phone users shows that more than half of them plan to keep their current device for three to five more years. In...
08:26, 08/23/2019

Ring rewarded users for reporting 'suspicious activities' Ring encouraged users to narc on their neighbors in exchange for swag bags and discounts, according to Motherboard. The publication found an internal company slide presentation that shows the instructions the controversial Amazon-owned home security....
15:52, 08/10/2019

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer group Which?...
13:39, 06/12/2019

Microsoft warns users about email security scam Security researchers at Microsoft have issued a warning concerning an ongoing spam wave which utilizes malicious RTF documents to infect users' systems with malware.According to the company, the spam wave is specifically targeting European users...
22:39, 06/10/2019

La Liga app spied on users to catch illegal streamers Spain's top professional football league, La Liga, has been fined $284k by the country's data protection agency for using the league's mobile app to spy on its fans.The app, which has been downloaded on millions of devices, was reporte...
21:00, 06/13/2019

'Alien: Isolation' will terrify Switch users later this year Xenomorphs will soon hunt you down on the road. Creative Assembly and Sega are bringing the survival horror of Alien: Isolation to the Switch sometime later in 2019. There are precious few details of what will change, but the portability is an obvi...
03:13, 06/12/2019

Here's the fastest way for Android users to find and uninstall apps they don't need How many apps do you have on your phone? Do you use them all, or is that percentage closer to 50%? 40%? 20%? Let's say someone has 211 apps on their Android phone. Wouldn't you say that there are some that surely wouldn't be missed if they were unins...
06:13, 05/11/2019

The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren't Smartphones Millions of first-time internet consumers are connecting to the web on a new breed of device that only costs about $25. These smart feature phones make up one of the industry’s fastest-growing and least-known segments....
14:52, 07/23/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users complain about a 'ghostly presence' tapping on their screen If you own a OnePlus 7 Pro and have been plagued by a touchscreen that seems to be receiving inputs from a ghost, don't worry. You're not going crazy. Some OnePlus 7 Pro owners are complaining on the OnePlus Forum (via Android Police) that the screen...
20:52, 05/25/2019

White House Urges Internet Users To Denounce 'Censorship' President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday renewed its claims of political favoritism among search engines and social media platforms by launching a survey that encourages people to report......
07:00, 05/16/2019

Google now lets users auto-delete their location and web history Back in May, Google announced it would be introducing an option for users of its services to automatically delete their online history, and today the tech giant has begun rolling out the update around the globe.Specifically, Google account holders wi...
05:00, 06/28/2019

WhatsApp Makes It Difficult to Save Profile Photos of Other Users WhatsApp beta for Android version 2.19.143 and WhatsApp Business beta for iPhone version 2.19.60.5 have removed the ability to save profile photos of other users....
13:00, 05/16/2019

MercadoLibre preps to offer investment platform for e-wallet users MercadoLibre Inc, Latin America's top e-commerce platform, is taking its latest step into the world of banking, saying on Wednesday that it would start allowing Mexican users of its e-wallet to earn interest on money saved in its app by year-end....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for verification in the second half of 2018....
10:00, 06/03/2019

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attractive price....
13:00, 05/30/2019

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
15:13, 05/22/2019

Google will let enterprise users escape Chrome's ad-blocking restrictions Google announced Manifest V3 earlier this year -- a proposed change to Chrome's extension system that would essentially stop ad-blockers from working effectively. Despite the significant backlash Google faced in the aftermath of this decision, i...
17:26, 05/30/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users report ‘ghost touches’ that occur without any input It should be an exceptional week for OnePlus, considering the stellar response the OnePlus 7 Pro got after launch and the fact that the young smartphone vendor just launched its first ever 5G phone. However, OnePlus is already being forced to put out...
01:39, 05/25/2019

Russia wants Tinder data — but info could be used to target LGBTQ2 users This month, the Russian Communications Oversight Agency added Tinder to the list of companies required to hand over information to the country's intelligence agencies....
21:00, 06/03/2019

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method.        ...
22:13, 05/19/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users are experiencing some pretty bizarre issues on Verizon The OnePlus 7 Pro is without a doubt one of the world's best Android smartphones, but despite this bad boy essentially escalating its manufacturer's status in the mobile industry from underdog and flagship killer to top dog and flagship maker, there ...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the issue....
05:13, 08/03/2019

Google takes users inside its never-ending quest to map everything in the world If you’re a Google Maps user, you’ve no doubt noticed how feature-rich the service has grown in recent months, with Google over the last few days alone adding new capabilities like now letting you quickly discover bike-sharing stations ar...
05:52, 07/23/2019

Tinder Seeks to Keep LGBTQ Users Safe While Travelling Internationally Tinder has announced a new safety feature for members of the LGBTQ community aiming to protect them from the risk of using dating apps in nearly 70 countries where the LGBTQ status still remains......
17:26, 07/25/2019

Apple and Amazon become top U.S. solar users, besting Target and Walmart Two tech titans have seemingly overtaken brick-and-mortar retailers as the top users of solar energy in the United States, but there's a catch.Read More...
19:39, 07/25/2019

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a received under trial changes to “remove pressure” on t...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It's not clear exactly how widespread...
07:26, 05/24/2019

UK's CMA says Apple agrees to be "more upfront" with iPhone users on battery health Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
14:26, 05/22/2019

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
21:13, 05/31/2019

iPhone users can now download bigger apps & games over cellular Apple has never been a fan of large file downloads over data, but this week the Cupertino giant has unexpected upped its cellular download limit for iPhones and iPads to 200MB from the previous cap of 150MB.The move means iOS users are now free to do...
14:52, 05/31/2019

Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users (credit: Pixabay) Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database was not compromised, we have identified privileged...
00:52, 05/18/2019

Apple pledges to notify users of potential iPhone slowdowns Apple became more upfront with iPhone users after it was compelled to admit that it deliberately slowed down iPhones in older devices to balance out performance and battery life. Now, the tech giant has promised UK watchdog Competition and Markets Au...
15:00, 05/23/2019

BlackBerry shuts down messenger service, blaming lack of users Consumer version of BBM will cease but app aimed at businesses will continueBBM, or BlackBerry Messenger, the encrypted messaging service that introduced many to the joys of mobile chat – and was blamed for the 2011 London riots – is finally shutting...
16:52, 05/31/2019

Internet users were cryptojacked 52.7 million times in the first half of 2019 Criminals made a staggering 52.7 million cryptojacking hits during the first six months of the year. According to the latest research from SonicWall, cryptojacking activity rose by 9 percent between January and June 2019 when compared to levels seen ...
12:13, 07/24/2019

Google Drive users on a discontinued plan are getting an unexpected freebie It's getting harder and harder to complain about running out of storage space on today's high-end and even mid-range smartphones, especially if you also add in an ultra-affordable or insanely hefty microSD card. At the same time, it's generally a goo...
10:39, 05/23/2019

Apple agrees to notify users when iOS updates throttle down performance Following the last year debate about whether or not Apple should have informed consumers that some of its updates will slow down their iPhones, the UK Competition and Markets Authority kicked off an investigation to learn more about the matter.The in...
06:52, 05/23/2019

Home DNA-testing firm will let users block FBI access to their data A big home DNA-testing company, FamilyTreeDNA, is to allow customers to block law-enforcement agencies from accessing their data, after a recent backlash...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Snapchat employees reportedly spied on users' data A report says Snapchat employees use internal tools to access user data including locations, email addresses and saved photos.        ...
23:52, 05/24/2019

Spotify becomes first music service to reach 100M paying users Spotify said Monday it has surpassed the 100 million-user mark for its premium subscription service, becoming the first digital music service to do so....
22:26, 04/29/2019

EA patched Origin security flaws that put millions of users at risk EA patched flaws in its Origin platform that could have enabled hackers to hijack and exploit millions of users' accounts. The vulnerabilities were spotted by Check Point Research and CyberInt, and once exploited, they could have allowed player ...
19:00, 06/26/2019

SIM swap fraud leaves two-factor authentication users at risk Financial and online services need to abandon the two-factor authentication process for sending tokens via SMSs as bad players are not only using it to steal credentials and capture one-time passwords (OTPs) but also cause financial damage to victims...
11:26, 05/21/2019

Commerce Dept. grants Huawei a 90-day license to help existing users Last week the US Commerce Department added Huawei and 68 subsidiaries to its "Entity List" that bans it from doing business with US companies without a special license. Today, as anticipated, the Commerce Department loosened that restriction a bit wi...
02:13, 05/21/2019

Unlisted chemicals in Juul e-cigarettes may irritate throats of users While people who vape are inhaling chemicals used in the products, researchers point out they also inhale the results of reactions between those chemicals -- which may have unknown effects....
07:39, 07/31/2019

Trump tries to overturn ruling stopping him from blocking Twitter users President Trump is determined to challenge an appeals court ruling preventing him from blocking critics on Twitter. The Justice Department has filed papers for Trump that demanded a rehearing by the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York, ar...
15:39, 08/25/2019

Google confirms Search results are broken for ‘some’ Android users No, you’re not the only one: a bunch of Android users are complaining they’re unable to load Google Search results in full on their phones. Numerous reports claim Search result pages aren’t completely rendering, randomly leaving a “white wall” at the...
23:52, 07/24/2019

Spotify finally adds a sleep timer for Android users Users of the Android version of Spotify, like Reddit user Studdz, have been raving over the past few days about the quiet addition of a highly requested feature to the Android version of the music streaming app. Users have started noticing the presen...
01:39, 05/28/2019