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Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls

Future improvements to Chrome will fix a gap in Incognito Mode, preventing publishers from blocking users from using incognito mode to jump over soft paywalls....

Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls

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Google Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Google may have released Chrome 75 just last week, but it’s already lining up a few nifty features for its upcoming release. Most importantly, the beta version of Chrome 76, which was officially released a day ago, makes a subtle tweak that may not b...
11:52, 06/14/2019

Chrome 76 Makes Avoiding Paywalls Easier—For Now Google’s latest version of Chrome is finally out, and version 76 of the browser has plenty of little features to improve your browsing experience: a new install button that appears in your address bar for progressive web apps, a new way to preference...
20:26, 08/01/2019

Google’s newest Chrome update makes it easier to avoid paywalls Google explained a few days ago that it plans to fix a security issue in Chrome that allows websites to tell whether you’re browsing in incognito mode. One of the side effects of this fix is that users will be able to avoid paywalls easier than...
21:39, 07/31/2019

How to Get Past Paywalls in Chrome's Incognito Mode Chrome: As one who spends quite a bit of time browsing the news from various sites around the web, it’s frustrating to encounter paywall after paywall after paywall—especially when a site or author’s own social media feed was the one cajoling you to ...
21:13, 06/14/2019

Google brings in new privacy policies to make Chrome extensions better One of the best things about the Chrome web browser is the sheer number of extensions available in the Chrome Web Store that add additional features – such as ad blocking and VPNs.However, some of them collect user data without users knowing &...
13:13, 05/31/2019

Latest Google Chrome version for Android has two great improvements The Google Chrome browser for Android is getting an update to version 75 (75.0.3770.67), which includes a password manager. The latter, according to Google, will help create "strong and unique" passwords and allow you to look up stored ones. For exa...
07:26, 06/11/2019

Chrome 76 arrives with Flash blocked by default, detecting Incognito mode disabled, and PWA improvements Google Chrome 76 brings Adobe Flash blocked by default, Incognito mode detection disabled, multiple PWA improvements, and more developer features.Read More...
07:13, 07/31/2019

Microsoft Insists Improvements in AI Need Not Come at the Cost of Privacy Microsoft announced a "zero-code" experience for the people who don't write code and brought a "code-first" machine learning experience for developers and data scientists at the Build 2019 conference....
16:26, 05/15/2019

Chrome is making spending easier by filling out card details without syncing If Amazon Prime Day didn't make it easy enough to flex your credit cards, Chrome is now enabling your impulse shopping habit further by automatically entering your payment details without the need to sync your browser.Until now, credit card deta...
12:52, 07/03/2019

Privacy-first browsers look to take the shine off Google’s Chrome Before Google, Facebook and Amazon, tech dominance was known by a single name: Microsoft. And no product was more dominant than Microsoft’s web browser, Internet Explorer. The company’s browser was the gateway to the internet for about 95 percent of ...
02:26, 07/06/2019

New Firefox Competes With Chrome on Speed And Privacy Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox on Tuesday spotlighting its speed and privacy features as the San Francisco-based open source upstarts continue to compete against Google Chrome’s global browser dominance.Read more......
23:13, 05/21/2019

Chrome’s new Incognito privacy features are already being sabotaged by websites Some websites are coming up with imaginative – and sometimes nefarious – ways of getting around a new Chrome feature that’s supposed to stop sites from detecting whether its visitors are using Incognito mode.Incognito mode is a w...
13:26, 08/09/2019

Google unveils new privacy rules for Chrome extensions and Drive Google announced new rules that will restrict access to user data for third-party add-ons in Chrome and Drive. From now on, Chrome extension developers must request the least amount of user data their app requires to function. Apps that connect with....
00:26, 05/31/2019

Google Chrome extensions must obey new privacy rules by October 15th. Time is running out for Chrome developers to follow Google's new privacy rules. The company announced today that third-party developers have until October 15th to comply with updated restrictions on user data, or risk getting kicked off Chrome&#...
20:39, 07/24/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare Preview: 8 little improvements make CoD 2019 the best in years After getting our hands on the Call of Duty Modern Warfare multiplayer mode out in LA for the game's special preview event, we've listed all the things that make this Infinity Ward's best game in years....
14:52, 08/02/2019

Make Google Chrome use less RAM (2019 edition) One of the biggest complaints about Google Chrome is that the browser uses a lot of system RAM. Problem is, part of why Chrome is so responsive is that it uses plenty of RAM. However, there are steps you can take to keep how much it uses to a minimum...
18:13, 06/05/2019

Chrome will make it harder for companies to track you — except Google Chrome browser will make it harder for companies that are not Google to track you online. Google is about to make a move that will prove that it’s also getting a lot more serious about privacy than you’d expect from a company that collects a treasure...
00:26, 05/08/2019

Google will no longer make tablets, but Chrome OS lives on In case you were holding out for a Google or Pixel-branded tablet, I’ve got some bad news: the company is no longer interested in building these devices in-house. Computerworld reported that Google reportedly just killed off its plans to make two tab...
11:00, 06/21/2019

Make mobile advertising easier, please With so much choice, mobile app developers struggle to land on a monetization strategy that maximizes revenue while still meeting the needs of users.Read More...
18:39, 05/24/2019

Jabra wants to make videoconferencing easier than ever The age of poor videoconferencing could finally be at an end thanks to a new release from Jabra.The company has today revealed the launch of its PanaCast video product, which hopes to take the pain out of video calls thanks to a major hardware upgrad...
17:39, 06/13/2019

How to Make Any Smartphone More Accessible and Easier to Use We’re not all blessed with 20/20 vision, super-sharp hearing and the dexterity to easily operate a touchscreen—and even for those of us who are, it’s unlikely to last. Whether you’re adapting a phone for yourself or a friend or family member, these a...
23:00, 06/14/2019

3 things you can do right now to make retirement easier Living in retirement can offer some financial challenges, but if you're prepared and take some steps now, you can make it a lot easier on yourself.       ...
15:00, 08/20/2019

4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
18:52, 05/22/2019

Bethesda Wants To Make Fallout 76 Easier For New Players Fallout 76’s world can be a brutal, especially for players just starting out. Hunger, thirst, disease, radiation—there’s no shortage of maladies in Appalachia. In the game’s next big update, Bethesda is determined to dial down the danger, at least ea...
03:39, 07/09/2019

This New Windows 10 Feature Could Make Your Life a Bit Easier Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 preview build for Windows Insiders members. Apart from some bug fixes and improvements, it comes with a few hidden features as well....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Cold Brew Is Even Easier To Make With This $10 Brewer There are many simple, inexpensive ways to make cold brew coffee, like a mason jar and nut milk bag, for example. But a dedicated cold brew maker is generally going to make the process simpler and less messy....
02:00, 08/02/2019

Make Salad Prep Easier With Kitchen Shears Salads, in my opinion, should be a fork-only operation. Once the salad is prepared—preferably in a large mixing bowl—one should be able to stab and shovel the greens and various toppings into one’s mouth, without use of a knife. Actually, I barely us...
18:52, 04/29/2019

New material could make it easier to remove colon polyps More than 15 million colonoscopies are performed in the United States every year, and in at least 20 percent of those, gastroenterologists end up removing precancerous growths from the colon. Eliminating these early-stage lesions, known as polyps, is...
22:52, 07/30/2019

10 clever kitchen gadgets that make cooking easier These simple products will act as your personal sous chef so you can get to “bon appetit” more quickly.       ...
18:13, 08/08/2019

Google is going to make it even easier to access the Pixel’s best feature If there’s one feature that defines the Pixel 3 (and all of Google’s Pixel phones, for that matter), it has got to be Night Sight — a camera mode that allows for stunning low-light photography. Google has been raising the bar for sm...
05:26, 07/05/2019

Union Budget Proposes To Make NRI Investment Much Easier Nirmala Sitharaman said that NRI investment in the country would be made much easier by merging NRI portfolio route with foreign portfolio investment....
10:52, 07/05/2019

Apple needs to make it easier to update older iPhones A UK watchdog has forced Apple to be more open with customers about the impact updates will have on iPhone performance. But this highlights a problem with the way Apple – and other device manufacturers – are now pushing updates to users....
14:13, 05/23/2019

Twitter Seeks to Make It Easier to Use Its 'Lists' Feature Twitter is trying new ways to improve the 'Lists' feature on its platform. The company has announced that it has begun testing to make the feature easier to use....
02:39, 06/27/2019

House resolution would make it easier to enforce subpoenas WASHINGTON (AP) — A resolution being voted on in the House would make it easier for Democrats to sue members of President Donald Trump’s administration and other potential witnesses who refuse to comply with subpoenas. The House resolution bein...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Android Q will make it easier to change connectivity settings A feature in Android Q will automatically blacklist a Wi-Fi network that a user manually disconnects from. According to the Android Developers website (via Android Police), a phone won't try to reconnect with a blacklisted network for 24 hours. This ...
08:39, 06/09/2019

20 things people are using to make travel easier in 2019 Hate traveling? Things like backup batteries, neck pillows, and good headphones can help make the journey more enjoyable.       ...
19:00, 08/20/2019

These Robotic Shorts Make Walking and Running Easier Exosuits—wearable robotic technologies that enhance our physical abilities—are slowly but steadily leaving the world of comic books and becoming a practical reality. This week, scientists introduced an exosuit that seems to reach a new milestone, hel...
10:52, 08/16/2019

Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier for kids to read Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings and boards. Immersive Reader will dictate each word as it is highlighted, so users can follow along, a...
23:13, 06/20/2019

This hip-hugging exosuit uses AI to make walking and running easier Robotic devices have been used to help people walk or run in rehabilitation settings, but until now, they've been tethered and limited to a single action, like walking or running. In a paper published in Science today, a team of researchers expl...
03:39, 08/16/2019

Apple’s iOS 13 update will make FaceTime eye contact way easier Apple has added a feature called ‘FaceTime Attention Correction’ to the latest iOS 13 Developer beta, and it looks like it could make a big difference when it comes to actually making FaceTime calls feel even more like talking to someone...
16:39, 07/03/2019

10 top-rated Amazon products that make traveling easier Travel is an escape from the worries of everyday life. And these products will help keep your vacation worry-free.        ...
18:26, 05/07/2019

Fortnite Developers Say They'll Make The New Rubber Duck Challenge Easier Fortnite’s 14 Days of Summer event includes daily challenges for rewards. A recent challenge for day 13 of 14 involves searching for a tiny rubber duck in a corner of the game’s map. Yesterday, developer Epic announced they’ll be adjusting the challe...
03:39, 07/09/2019

Airbus startup aims to make satellite imagery easier to use Airbus might just make it easier to use the growing treasure trove of high-res satellite imagery. The aerospace giant has launched a space tech startup, UP42, that promises to make satellite (and drone) image data accessible to individuals and small...
17:26, 05/07/2019

Feds aim to make it easier to apply for Canada Child Benefit The decision to simplify the application form comes after the minister in charge was briefed about mounting concerns that eligibility rules and the application itself may be barriers for some "at-risk" families....
23:00, 07/19/2019

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active update will make it easier to use Samsung is heavily rumored to be introducing a new smartwatch on August 7, but the company is spending some of its time improving one of its existing smartwatches too, with a new update to the Galaxy Watch Active.This is one of the biggest updates we...
12:00, 07/25/2019

Google updates Images to make it easier to compare products Google has unveiled an update to the Images interface that will allow users to compare and contrast related pictures. Entering a term like "green dress" or "black lamp" into Google Images can yield hundreds of results -- and it can be tough to narrow...
21:26, 08/06/2019

Instagram will make it easier to recover your password if your account is ever hacked Whether they’re attempting to steal your Instagram account to sell it back to you for Bitcoin, or whether they have different plans with it, hackers are more and more interested in gaining access to Instagram properties. A process of recovering...
14:52, 06/17/2019

NY Dems make it easier to vote in 2020 presidential primary ALBANY– The New York State Democratic Party voted unanimously Wednesday to make it easier for registered independent voters to re-enroll as Democrats to vote in next year’s presidential primary — three years after Bernie Sanders sla...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Google Assistant and other apps now make it easier to have dinner delivered Don't know what to have for dinner? Too tired to cook? Google announced today that it has updated apps like Google Search, Google Maps and the Google Assistant to make it easier to get a meal delivered to your home, office or even a hotel room. These...
23:26, 05/23/2019

Wealth Matters: 4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Apple could make iCloud sign-ins easier with Face ID and Touch ID Signing into the iCloud website may soon get a lot simpler from an iPhone, iPad or Mac browser, with Apple working on bringing biometric login support to the service in iOS 13, iPadOS and macOS Catalina. macOS Catalina public beta is now available to...
05:52, 07/08/2019

Divorce is hard. These 7 apps can make coordinating and communicating with your ex easier If you're facing the end of marriage and beginning of divorce, these 7 apps can help with legal issues, sharing custody and getting over the sting.       ...
14:52, 07/24/2019

Small businesses: Having trouble hiring? Make the process easier Workers have choices. Doing these things gives your small business a better chance at landing the employees you need.       ...
20:52, 06/14/2019

Pitiful Mets lay down, make it easier to justify Mickey Callaway firing MIAMI — Come get them. Come get the vast majority of this Mets roster and haul it to the nearest garage sale, where it can be peddled for pennies on the dollar. Of immediate consequence is whether Mickey Callaway managed his last game for the t...
22:13, 05/19/2019

Sen. Martha McSally introduces legislation to make air travel with babies easier PHOENIX — We all know flying can be stressful enough, but if you’re a parent of a baby, it can be even harder, lugging around breast milk, baby formula or whatever nursing things you need. For traveling parents, what makes it even more frustrating is...
16:52, 08/16/2019

Hidden gestures you didn’t know about make switching Google accounts so much easier Many people who use Google services have more than one account, which means they always have to pay attention and use certain apps with specific accounts. The easiest example is using Gmail for work. If the company you work for gives you a Gmail-base...
21:39, 08/16/2019

Gene-edited monkeys ‘easier to make than ever as rogue labs SPREADING' MUTANT human babies and monkeys are easier to make than ever, thanks to new technology meaning even small, private labs can edit DNA, experts have warned....
03:26, 07/01/2019

Waze's New Toll Calculator Could Make It Easier to Plan Your Next Road Trip Right now, it’s peak road trip season. And while that means there’s a lot of things to consider when planning your next vacation like the price of gas, lodging, and food, Waze has a new feature that could help make budgeting for your next adventure s...
23:00, 07/15/2019

New state programs, like California's, make it easier for workers to save for retirement Millions of workers do not have access to a workplace retirement plan. Now, states like California are starting programs to help those people save for their future....
19:52, 08/04/2019

Congress moves to make it easier for older workers to prove age discrimination The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer's decision to discipline, fire or not hire them and not the sole reason....
00:52, 06/12/2019

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people “connect with their ancestry” through a heritage travel program.Read more......
02:00, 05/22/2019

Lawmakers unveil bill to make airport screening easier for wounded vets Lawmakers unveiled a bill last week that would make Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening faster and easier for wounded and disabled veterans in an effort to "remedy concerns" injured veterans have when traveling through the nation's...
22:26, 06/24/2019

Jessica Andrade's Neck Slam KO Was Legal, But That Doesn't Make It Any Easier To Watch Tip to tail, UFC 237 was a bummer. Saturday’s event felt sour from the start of the prelims—when former UFC champ B.J. Penn led off the undercard one month after MMA Junkie reported on allegations against Penn of years of physical and sexual abuse—a...
22:52, 05/13/2019

New Yorkers are trying to cancel their Equinox memberships over Trump. A city councilman wants to make that easier. In light of Equinox gym members looking to cancel their memberships over the chain's owner fundraising for President Donald Trump, a New York City council member wants to make it easier to cancel gym memberships....
19:41, 08/11/2019

Senate bill wants to make it easier for ex-prisoners to start a business | Gene Marks The New Start Act plans to use ‘the power of entrepreneurship’ to help people who have been in prison build something specialShould someone who committed a crime and served time in prison be allowed to start a business? One senator thinks so, and he’...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Ocasio-Cortez wants to make it easier to study magic mushrooms, other psychedelic drugs Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., filed legislation on Friday to make it easier for researchers to study the therapeutic and medical benefits of certain psychedelic drugs such as magic mushrooms amid a growing national shift in attitudes towards...
17:13, 06/09/2019

Can't wait for that delivery? Amazon, Rite Aid team up to make it easier to get packages Amazon shoppers can pick up their packages at more than one hundred Rite Aid stores, starting Thursday. The service will expand to more than 1,500.       ...
11:00, 06/27/2019

Trump's racist attacks will make it easier for ‘the Squad’ to recruit more members | Mallaika Jabali Trump hopes his racist attacks will detract the four congresswomen from America’s domestic and foreign policy disastersIt took a while before I felt it: the awareness of being gazed at as a foreign object, American-born yet an alien all the same. I d...
15:13, 07/23/2019

Long-distance relationships are hard. Touch bracelets, hugging shirts try to make it easier In long-distance relationships, you may need an assist to keep the love alive. Bond Touch bracelets, Friendship Lamps and hugging shirts may help.       ...
21:39, 07/16/2019

Exclusive: Trump administration proposal would make it easier to deport immigrants who use public benefits The Trump administration is considering reversing long-standing policy to make it easier to deport U.S. legal permanent residents who have used public benefits, part of an effort to restrict immigration by low-income people....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Six San Francisco Supervisors Could Make Privacy History This Week Six officials in San Francisco this week could change the legal landscape for facial recognition technology in the heart of America’s technology industry.Read more......
16:52, 05/13/2019

Facebook’s group privacy settings actually make sense now Until today, Facebook has given you three options for creating a user group: Open, closed, or ‘secret.’ While the first is pretty obvious, the other two were occasional sources of confusion – an admin might set a group to ‘closed’ without realizing i...
10:52, 08/15/2019

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access to patients' claims information....
23:39, 07/30/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Data Share aims to make big data sharing easier and safer At Inspire 2019 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced a new service -- Azure Data Share -- designed to make sharing big data "easier" and "safer."Read More...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Mark Zuckerberg explains how Facebook will make big bucks from privacy: Payments and commerce Facebook on Tuesday announced a bevy of new shopping features for its various apps, setting a business foundation for the company's pivot to privacy....
20:52, 05/01/2019

Tax season is over. Here's how to make next year's even easier Income-tax planning really is a year-round pursuit. Now that April 15 has come and gone, here are suggestions for managing the rest of the year.        ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Theresa May: next PM must not try to bypass parliament on Brexit Outgoing PM says her successor must find solution that can win support of a majority of MPsTory leadership – latestTheresa May has warned the two men vying to replace her against trying to bypass parliament, insisting they must find a solution to the...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Cuba’s government is considering using cryptocurrency to bypass US sanctions Cuba‘s government is eyeing the potential use of cryptocurrency to boost its economy. The proposal forms part of a series of measures seeking to improve the country’s deepening criss exacerbated by US sanctions. The new measures were announced this w...
14:13, 07/03/2019

North Korea Changes Up Its Game to Bypass U.S. Missile Defenses North Korea has conducted a round of long range rocket tests designed to kick down the door and destroy ballistic missile defenses protecting South Korea. The new rockets fly under U.S. high altitude missile defense weapons, paving the way for furthe...
00:13, 08/13/2019

‘Mix-up’ let international arrivals bypass customs at Newark Airport A passenger claims that after landing at Newark International Airport in New Jersey, he and other passengers were led through the wrong door and were able to bypass customs completely. According to James Harris, dozens of passengers walked through th...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Kamala Harris' 2020 bid seems to fade as other Democrats bypass her Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ star appears to be dimming as other Democrats rise past her while she struggles to gain a footing among likely voters....
12:52, 06/01/2019

Trump targets poorest legal immigrants in 'bid to bypass Congress' US President Donald Trump's administration is introducing a new rule which will prevent the country's poorest legal immigrants from gaining permanent residency....
03:00, 08/13/2019

Mac security hole reportedly lets attackers bypass app safeguards Apple may have another Gatekeeper security flaw on its hands. Researcher Filippo Cavallarin has detailed a macOS vulnerability that he said would let attackers install malware without the usual permission request. As Gatekeeper considers network sh...
11:39, 05/26/2019

UP Man Arrested In Nepal For Running Illegal Call Bypass Scam A 36-year-old Indian man has been arrested in Nepal for illegally operating call bypass on international calls that caused a loss of millions of rupees to the Himalayan nation's telecom department,......
23:26, 06/02/2019

Hackers can bypass £30 limit on contactless cards, study finds Researchers have discovered that the £30 limit on Visa contactless cards can be bypassed, potentially enabling criminals to empty out victims' bank accounts without touching the card....
13:13, 07/30/2019

Chicago's Mount Sinai goes on bypass after shootings, accidents overwhelm hospital Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago was forced to temporarily close its doors to new patients over the weekend after shootings and accidents throughout the Illinois city overwhelmed emergency medical officials....
05:00, 08/06/2019

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision ...
06:13, 05/24/2019

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
03:13, 05/19/2019

N Korean eatery accused of selling facial recognition products to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
06:39, 05/20/2019

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb deforestation after changes proposed by the federal government led Norway and Germany to suspend donation...
06:00, 08/20/2019

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
00:52, 05/24/2019

WhatsApp threatens legal action against advertisements for tools that bypass anti-spam restrictions WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, to thwart attempts to bypass usage restrictions.Read More...
09:52, 06/12/2019

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling to circumvent tightened export controls imposed by Tokyo, industry executives said....
21:39, 07/08/2019

Google Doodle Honors Heart Surgeon René Favaloro, Who Pioneered Coronary Bypass Surgery René Favaloro, a pioneering Argentine heart surgeon, is being remembered with a Google Doodle for his contributions to coronary bypass surgery on what would have been his 96th birthday. Born in La Plata, Argentina, in 1923, Favaloro started hi...
18:26, 07/12/2019

Midweek Improvements Cloudy skies remain overhead, despite losing most of the rain activity from the weekend. The low responsible is slow to depart and will not allow clearing for the rest of the day. You may see a few small bits of sunshine through the afternoon, but th...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Office for iOS is getting some nifty improvements this month Just like every other month, Microsoft announced recently a set of new Office improvements that will drop on iOS apps at some point this month. For the time being, all the changes revealed this week will be available to Insiders, members of the beta ...
17:00, 07/03/2019

More Tech Improvements Ahead, Equifax Says The credit-reporting firm says it has made substantial improvements in technology under new leadership since revealing its data breach in 2017, and it plans to continue upgrading its cybersecurity defenses....
06:00, 07/31/2019

Grant Allows for Improvements at Handicap-Accessible Park GEORGETOWN, KY (Lex 18) – A one-of-a-kind playground in Scott County is about to get more improvements specifically meant to help handicapped and mobility challenged children. It’s exciting news to many people, including 11-year-old Josh ...
09:13, 05/24/2019

Here are the biggest improvements coming to your iPhone this fall Apple talked about all of the major features coming to your iPhone in iOS 13 this fall, and it put a big focus on performance enhancements, a new Dark Mode and privacy....
20:52, 06/03/2019

Tucson nurses picket for staffing improvements TUCSON – Nurses at Tenet hospitals are joining forces to raise patient care awareness. Local registered nurses gathered outside St. Joseph’ Hospital on Tuesday and started picketing at 6:15 a.m. Another informational picket will take place at St. Mar...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Asus 6Z Getting New Update With Camera Improvements, More in India Asus 6Z has received Google's ARCore and an enhanced camera experience through the latest software update that also brings the June 2019 Android security patch....
18:13, 07/01/2019

YouTube TV updated with new interface, control improvements, more YouTube TV is getting an important update this week, which brings a lot of visual changes that should be beneficial for the vast majority of users. The most important change is progressive fast-forward, a new feature that lets YouTube TV users to ski...
09:39, 07/02/2019

OnePlus 7 gets OxygenOS 9.5.5 update with camera improvements After the OnePlus 7 Pro recently received a major camera update with the OxygenOS 9.5.7, its younger sibling, the OnePlus 7 is now receiving an update which brings along a slew of camera improvements. As we mentioned in our review of the OnePlus 7 th...
18:39, 06/12/2019

NFL teams up with NCAA for next round of safety improvements INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL is teaming up with the NCAA to make football safer. Two of the league’s top medical experts, Jeff Miller and Dr. Allen Sills, spent Monday and Tuesday in Indianapolis meeting with NCAA officials, college team doctors...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Phase 2 of Prop 101 roadway improvements starts Monday TUCSON – The second phase of roadway projects linked to Proposition 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Program is set to begin Monday. According to City of Tucson Department of Transportation, the projects include reconstructing and repaving Roger Ro...
16:39, 07/15/2019

Tata Harrier Gets Improvements To NVH, Touchscreen, Steering & Clutch The Tata Harrier was launched earlier this year amidst much fanfare and sales have been positive for the compact SUV over the past six months. However, the Harrier did have its own share of niggles......
06:26, 07/15/2019

Government invests £348m in local road improvements News 20 Jul, 2019 The Department for Transport is investing in two funds – worth £198m and £150m respectively – which councils can bid to access...
03:39, 07/20/2019

Federal government commits $73M to Toronto sewer improvements The funding will bolster $133 million in City funds already committed to reduce the amount of basement flooding over four wards in north-west Toronto....
00:13, 06/11/2019

Jordan: WSR will find only small improvements with BTCC 3 Series Andrew Jordan reckons his WSR team will find "only very small" improvements with its BMW 330i M Sport, despite the car being brand new to the British Touring Car Championship...
21:13, 05/28/2019

Improvements in U.S. Air Quality Are Saving Thousands of Lives a Year Recent improvements in U.S. air quality are saving thousands of lives per year, according to the latest Health of the Air report from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and New York University (NYU). The report, published in Annals of the American T...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Apple reportedly vows improvements to News+ after lackluster start Apple's News+ service might be in line for a shakeup not long after its debut. Business Insider sources claim that publishers' revenue from News+ is well below what Apple was projecting (ten times what Texture was generating), and that it&...
01:13, 06/30/2019

Apple reportedly promises publishers improvements to its News Plus service Apple News Plus, which you can pay $10 a month for in the US, is a big part of Apple's push into digital services, but a new report suggests that publishers aren't too enamoured with the platform so far – and that Apple is promising ...
19:52, 06/30/2019

Android Auto gets new look, dark mode and lots of nifty improvements Google announced a major update for Android Auto is now available for download. Since its launch back in 2015, Android Auto has expanded to support more than 500 car models from no less than 50 brands. The new design launched today will roll out to a...
01:52, 05/07/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 first update brings important camera improvements The ZenFone 6 hasn't even been released in the United States and Asus is already pushing out a major update that brings important camera enhancements. If you plan on getting one when Asus will launch the ZenFone 6 in the US in July, here is what to e...
04:52, 05/28/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 Trio Gets May Update With Camera Improvements: Report Samsung has reportedly started rolling out a new software update for the trio of Galaxy S10 smartphones. The update is currently said to be live in Switzerland....
16:00, 05/23/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Cortana, WSL, and accessibility improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18945 from the 20H1 branch with Cortana, WSL, and accessibility improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
07:01, 07/27/2019

Google pulls back the curtain on all the features and improvements of Android Q An hour into its keynote address at Google I/O 2019 on Tuesday, Google finally dove into Android Q — the next big update for the company’s mobile operating system. The developer beta for Android Q actually rolled out months ago, so we kno...
21:13, 05/07/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro starts receiving OxygenOS 9.5.7 update with a ton of camera improvements Launched just weeks back, OnePlus 7 Pro is now receiving a major update which improves the camera performance of the phone by a lot. The OxygenOS 9.5.7 update is rolling out to users in batches and should hit your phones soon.At the time of launch, O...
08:52, 06/07/2019

China's water quality improvements 'imbalanced' in first quarter: Xinhua Pollution increased in some of China's major lakes, rivers and reservoirs in the first quarter even though the country's overall water quality improved, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, citing the environment ministry....
16:00, 05/18/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Your Phone, calendar, and passwordless improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18936 from the 20H1 branch with Your Phone, calendar, and passwordless improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
14:00, 07/11/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with File Explorer and accessibility improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18894 from the 20H1 branch with File Explorer and accessibility improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
17:26, 05/09/2019

Latest Nova Launcher update brings night mode improvements, more Nova Launcher developer Cliff Wade has just announced a new update for one of the most popular Android launchers out there. The main improvements included in the update have been introduced at users' requests.After testing the new features in the bet...
19:52, 06/15/2019

OnePlus 7 Update Brings Camera Improvements, June Security Patch, More As per the changelog, the OnePlus 7 latest update brings the June 2019 Android Security Patch, improved audio quality, optimised photo quality, and optimised sensitivity of automatic brightness....
12:26, 06/29/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 update adds Night mode improvements, new features Samsung continues to improve the Galaxy S10 family with important new features and additional functionality. The upcoming update focuses on camera enhancements by adding a couple of nifty new features, as well as improvements to the phones' performan...
05:39, 05/24/2019

Five Years After Surgery, Face Transplant Recipients Experience Significant Improvements A five-year follow-up of six face transplant patients has found significant improvements in their sensory and motor functions, along with reported improvements to their quality of life.Read more......
19:13, 05/31/2019

Realme X Gets System Improvements, July Android Security Patch: Report Realme X is now reportedly receiving its first firmware update for users in China. The update brings along the July Security Patch alongside other system-wide improvements....
13:26, 07/23/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Japanese IME and Snip & Sketch improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18950 from the 20H1 branch with Japanese IME and Snip & Sketch improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
09:13, 08/01/2019

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ update adds Night Mode function, other improvements Samsung's last year flagships, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ are getting new features and improvements in the latest update, which is dubbed June security patch. As the title says, the most important addition is the new Night Mode, a feature that Samsung sav...
04:52, 06/12/2019

Fedora 30 brings immense quality of life improvements to Linux on the desktop Fedora 30 brings the usual mix of performance improvements and new packages, though progress in Fedora and associated projects makes Linux on the desktop easier to use....
17:13, 04/30/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Eye Control, notification, and Your Phone improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18932 from the 20H1 branch with Eye Control, notification, and Your Phone improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
06:13, 07/04/2019

Huawei woes, OnePlus 7 Pro, Forerunner 945, and Pixel Slate improvements (MobileTechRoundup show #470) Huawei had a heck of a week last week and it seems Matt's expensive P30 Pro may not be worth much anymore. Kevin showed off improvements in the Pixel Slate, Garmin continues to impress, and one phone shines at $130....
02:00, 05/27/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Network Status, Chinese IME, and Calculator improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18956 from the 20H1 branch with Network Status, Chinese IME, and Calculator improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
17:26, 08/08/2019

Uber releases Ludwig 0.2 with audio and speech improvements, plus Comet.ml and BERT integration The latest version of Uber's Ludwig -- Ludwig 0.2 -- features improvements on the audio and speech front, plus Comet.ml and BERT integration.Read More...
20:13, 07/24/2019

Zendesk launches Answer Bot API and mobile SDKs, rolls out Guide Enterprise improvements Zendesk's Answer Bot is now available in more places, including the web and mobile platforms. Meanwhile, Guide Enterprise has gained new features.Read More...
16:13, 06/12/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 update brings camera improvements, Night Mode still missing Samsung is pushing out a new update that brings a couple of improvements to the Galaxy Note 9's camera. It's not something major, but it's those little things that make life easier that many users are looking for more often than not.The South Korean ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Task Manager, virtual desktop, and mouse cursor improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18963 from the 20H1 branch with Task Manager, virtual desktop, mouse cursor, Notepad, and Chinese IME improvements.Read More...
10:39, 08/18/2019

Block Comments on the Web With This Chrome Extension Scroll the comment section on virtually any site on the web and you’re bound to encounter at least a few toxic comments. Maybe more than a few, depending on the site you’re looking at and the topic of the post people are commenting on....
08:13, 05/06/2019

The Best Browsers for Ad Blocking (That Aren't Chrome) As if we didn’t have enough reasons to move away from Chrome, Google has doubled down on changes that negatively affect how content-blocking browser extensions—including ad blockers—work in Chrome....
23:39, 05/30/2019

Chrome Becomes Web 'Gatekeeper' and Rivals Complain Few home-grown Google products have been as successful as Chrome. Launched in 2008, it has more than 63% of the market and about 70% on desktop computers, according to StatCounter data....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Google Chrome is getting a seriously useful new feature on Android Opening a ton of tabs in Chrome, even the mobile version, is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The current card-style interface of the Chrome app is alright when you have only a few opened tabs, but going over 10 often leads to con...
15:52, 05/27/2019

Here's One Way to Check That Your Chrome Extensions Are Safe In light of the recent DataSpii browser extension leak, where millions of users had their data tracked and sold by seemingly benign browser extensions, it’s worth running a check on other Chrome add-ons you may have installed—or are thinking of insta...
19:26, 07/23/2019

These are the most popular Google Chrome extensions Google Chrome has over one billion monthly active users and its large install base could be a huge potential market for extension developers. However, according to Extension Monitor, around 87 percent of all extensions have less than 1,000 installs.W...
16:39, 08/06/2019

Take control of your Google Chrome tabs Do you have too many tabs open in your Chrome browser? I know I do, but there are things you can do to help you take control of them without just declaring tab bankruptcy and closing all of them....
17:13, 07/25/2019

Top 10 'under the hood' Google Chrome tweaks There's a lot you can do to tweak the Google Chrome browser, as long as you know how to lift the hood and what to tweak. Here is a selection of my favorite 'under the hood' tweaks that leverage the Chrome Flags feature....
21:13, 05/13/2019

How to reset Chrome to its default settings Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Maybe you’ve used Chrome for years, so long that you’ve forgotten what a “clean” install looks like. You have do...
03:39, 07/04/2019

How to turn on dark mode in Chrome for Android Samsung did it, Huawei did it, and Google and Apple will be employing it in the 2019 versions of their venerable mobile operating systems - dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on th...
17:26, 06/19/2019

How to Enable Chrome's New Dark Mode on Android Dark mode has stealthily rolled out to the Android version of Google Chrome as a part of the app’s most recent updates. Finally, we can all stare at our phones a little more comfortably, especially at night, without having to enable night-time reader...
23:39, 04/28/2019

How to allow pop-ups in a Google Chrome browser, from all websites or specific ones only Pop-ups can be mostly terrible, but sometimes they're necessary, and that likely means you have to manually allow them to appear within your browser. Google Chrome's default is to block all pop-ups from appearing. You have the option to either allow ...
23:26, 05/13/2019

How to Spot a Fake Address Bar in Chrome on Android False login pages are a common method of phishing login credentials from users. If a website look legit, it’s easy for your muscle memory to kick in and for you to start typing your username and password without checking that the URL is correct (or t...
22:13, 04/29/2019

Google Chrome tips: Manage your tabs like a pro Got too many tabs open in Google Chrome? Yeah, you're not alone. Same here. Fortunately, the Google Chrome engineers know this too and have made tools available to help you wrangle tab overload....
20:00, 04/28/2019

How to Give YouTube a 'Classic' Look on Firefox and Chrome If you feel nostalgic for the way YouTube used to be, or at least how it used to look, it’s possible to go back. An extension called “YouTube Classic” for Firefox and Chrome allows you reskin the web video hub with a retro look shifts that reverts th...
23:13, 05/13/2019

Most Google Chrome extensions have barely any installs Despite the fact that there are 188,620 extensions available on the Chrome Web Store, most of these extensions are either dead or dying down as only very few have active installations.A recent scan of the entire Chrome Web Store, conducted by Extensi...
18:13, 08/05/2019

How to Control Videos and Music from Chrome’s Toolbar While Chrome has let users mute audio in individual tabs for some time, Google is currently testing a new media control feature in the browser’s latest Canary build. When enabled, users can play, pause, and skip/rewind audio and video content directl...
21:13, 07/08/2019

Google is banning Chrome extensions that ask for too much of your info Google is cracking down on Chrome extensions that request access to more data than they actually need.In May, Google announced that it would be encouraging developers to think twice about asking for unnecessary information, it's now tightening t...
11:26, 07/24/2019

Chrome OS finally supports virtual desktops Chrome OS is adding a mainstay feature that other computer platforms have had for years: virtual desktops. The newly released Chrome OS 76 supports "Virtual Desks" that, like elsewhere, lets you create app layouts you can switch to in a heartbeat......
15:39, 08/15/2019

How to Screenshot Entire Web Pages Without a Chrome Extension Chrome: Capturing screenshots is easy, whether you’re on Windows (hit the Print Screen button your keyboard) or Mac (Shift-Command-5). And while you can isolate down to just your active window using various keyboard commands or on-screen options, whi...
21:39, 04/29/2019

Chrome can display websites in dark mode, if you want it to If you like using dark mode in your apps, Chrome is going one better -- it now supports dark mode for websites as well. Simply enable the new feature and if developers are making use of it, your favorite websites can adapt right before your eyes....
12:00, 06/14/2019

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

Google quietly ruined Chrome, and we almost missed it Google’s Chrome is the most popular way to browse the web on desktop and mobile, thanks to a combination of features that make it a reliable, albeit sometimes resource-intensive, app. However, Google’s recent moves are going to ruin the C...
00:52, 06/01/2019

A web browser you forgot existed might soon be faster than Chrome Mozilla has dramatically changed the look and feel of its browser since the introduction of Firefox Quantum two years ago now — a release that prefaced the arrival of other new features that promote privacy and speed, like an extension that mak...
02:26, 05/22/2019

Chrome will let you block cross-site tracking The rumors were true -- Google plans to let you block cross-site tracking in Chrome. The search firm has unveiled efforts to improve its cookie controls by distinguishing between single- and multi-site cookies, giving you the option to delete tracke...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Chrome now syncs saved payment options across devices Google announced that it'll allow signed-in Chrome users to use payment methods previously saved to their Google Account to fill in checkout forms. nowRead More...
06:13, 07/03/2019

Report Suspicious Sites to Google Using This Chrome Extension If you’ve used Chrome for any length of time, you’ve probably stumbled across its scary red interstitial—otherwise known as the Google Safe Browsing warning. If you’re attempting to pull up a site that looks problematic, like a malware host, Chrome w...
23:26, 06/19/2019

Millions Have Chrome, Firefox Extensions That Sell Their Every Click Some browser extensions have a side hustle in spying. From a privileged perch in your browser, they pass information about where you surf and what you view into a murky data economy....
10:52, 07/19/2019

Chrome OS unifies Google Assistant and device searches You don't have to be quite so picky when you start a search on your Chromebook. Google has released Chrome OS 74, whose cornerstone is a reworked search experience that unifies Google Assistant, on-device and web search. Tap the search box and...
03:39, 05/02/2019

MDS vulnerabilities lead Chrome OS 74 to disable hyper-threading Hyper-Threading, Intel's implementation of symmetric multithreading (SMT) can be exploited using the newly-disclosed MDS vulnerabilities, like Fallout and ZombieLoad....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Chrome and Firefox extensions stealing customer data Users of Chrome and Firefox have been warned to check their browser extensions after a number of popular tools were found to be collecting and selling user data without permission.Six extensions have been found to be hoovering up user information, an...
14:13, 07/19/2019

Use Emoji to Track Your Mood With 'Thyself' Chrome Extension How do you feel right now, in this moment? Good, now which emoji best represents that feeling? Thyself is a free Chrome extension that tracks your mood throughout the day. It asks you to pick one emoji that represents your current feelings, and add a...
18:13, 06/28/2019

Google’s Safe Browsing service gets its own Chrome extension The Suspicious Site Reporter Extension lets users report sites to Google Safe Browsing, and Chrome has a new warning to protect users from deceptive URLs.Read More...
20:00, 06/18/2019

This Chrome Extension Makes Netflix Look Like a Conference Call Sometimes you want to watch Netflix, but need that watching to be on the discrete side. Or instance, maybe it would help if your computer’s screen looked like you were on a conference call talking to people in another office rather than watch The Off...
01:13, 07/22/2019

Google's Chrome Browser May Soon Get Media Controls in the Toolbar Google is working on to add a play and pause button on its Chrome browser's toolbar that will help users pause or resume a video playing in the browser....
10:52, 07/08/2019

Google expands its Advanced Protection Program to Chrome Google is expanding its Advanced Protection Program to its Chrome browser, protecting accounts that are more susceptible to being compromised from malware.Read More...
09:26, 08/07/2019

Avoid Game of Thrones Spoilers With This Chrome Extension If you’re a Game of Thrones fan and can’t watch the final episode tonight, the struggle to avoid spoilers will be inevitably quite hard come tomorrow morning....
20:13, 05/19/2019

Google turns Duplex into fancy autofill for Chrome Duplex, Google's AI reservation feature, already knows how to dial a phone. Starting later this year, it will also be able to rent you a car or buy you some movie tickets online....
23:00, 05/07/2019

Chrome exploit uses a fake address bar for phishing attacks Cyberattackers don't need to find obscure technical flaws to launch phishing attacks -- they might just need a screen capture and some clever web coding. Developer James Fisher has found a relatively simple exploit in Chrome for mobile that tak...
09:52, 04/29/2019

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

Remove Gmail's Clutter With the Chrome Extension 'Simplify' Chrome: Sometimes, the very best hacks are the simplest. And it’s no surprise that the Chrome extension Simplify is one of my new favorites, because it takes all the clutter baked into Gmail and Thanos-snaps it into oblivion....
23:39, 04/28/2019

How To Turn Off Images in Chrome's Omnibox Search Results The latest and greatest version of Google Chrome makes changes that most people won’t likely notice, such as tweaks to how the browser loads pages and images. One feature that most folks will notice, however, is the images that pop up when you make s...
22:39, 06/06/2019

This Chrome Extension Calls Out Sponsored YouTube Videos Researchers last year found that many YouTube influencers don't disclose ties to affiliate marketing. A new browser extension will show you the hidden connections....
05:26, 07/13/2019

Chrome 75 arrives with Web Share API file support and numeric separators Google Chrome 75 brings hint for low latency canvas contexts, files supported in the Web Share API, numeric separators, and more developer features.Read More...
00:13, 06/05/2019

Chrome 76 prevents NYT and other news sites from detecting Incognito Mode Enlarge / The Boston Globe and some other news sites prevent non-subscribers from viewing articles in a browser's private mode. (credit: Boston Globe) Google Chrome 76 will close a loophole that websites use to detect when people use the browser's ...
21:39, 07/19/2019

Google is cracking down on Drive and Chrome extensions that abuse your data Google is expanding its privacy audit to make third-party developer access to Chrome and Google Drive more secure. To that effect, developers must rework their Chrome extensions to request only minimum permissions without compromising their functiona...
11:39, 05/31/2019

Google to Fix Chrome Loophole That Exposed Incognito Status to Websites Google Chrome restrains sites from saving your browsing history and capturing cookies, and the information you entered in forms when using the Incognito Mode, though it is found to enable some sites......
21:52, 07/19/2019

New Chrome media controls will let you easily play and pause video in any tab Google is working on a Chrome feature that should have been long available to users, and that’s media controls that will let you immediately deal with annoying videos that play automatically on websites or manage playback of videos you want to ...
18:26, 07/08/2019

Google is adding a helpful play button to the toolbar in Chrome Google appears to be on a mission to improve the online media playback experience: not long after adding support for keyboard controls, it's now experimenting with a play button that appears on Chrome's toolbar.As spotted by ZDNet, the idea...
12:26, 07/07/2019

Chrome now prevents sites from checking for private browsing mode As promised, Google is ready to make websites respect Incognito mode whether they like it or not. The company has released Chrome 76 for Linux, Mac and Windows, closing a loophole that let sites detect private browsing by looking for the presence of...
03:13, 07/31/2019

Chrome and Edge will soon reveal typed passwords with a click of a button Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge will soon have a new 'reveal password' button that will let you check you've entered your login credentials correctly before you submit them, reducing the risk of being locked out of your accounts for t...
16:00, 07/23/2019

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

Chromium-based Edge (and Chrome) may get a better Incognito Mode on Windows 10 You’re likely aware that Chrome has an Incognito Mode, and Microsoft is seemingly planning to improve the level of privacy this gives web surfers in its fresh Chromium-powered take on the Edge browser. These improvements could also find their ...
17:39, 05/03/2019

Chrome update will stop sites from checking for Incognito Mode Chrome's Incognito Mode hasn't been working as well as promised lately -- some sites now check for private browsing and insist that you sign in before you can read an article. Google sees that as a flaw, though, and intends to set things r...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Ive departs Apple, iPad OS, Chrome OS 75, and T-Mobile 5G (MobileTechRoundup show #473) Matt's back for the most part while Jony Ive leaves Apple. Huawei may be back in business and T-Mobile releases its first 5G phone. These and other topics are covered in the latest Mobile Tech Roundup podcast....
08:13, 07/01/2019

This clever Chrome extension camouflages Netflix in a conference call We don’t advise watching Netflix while you’re at work, but if that’s how you want to play it, there’s a new tool that’ll help make it a whole lot easier. It’s a browser extension called Netflix Hangouts, and it simply plays your Netflix stream in a s...
11:52, 07/09/2019

Google chops 'www' off URLs in Chrome's address bar, to widespread annoyance If you use Google Chrome, you might notice your address bar (or the 'omnibox' as Google calls it) looking a bit less busy than usual. That's because the browser is chopping what Google calls 'trivial subdomains' off URLs, inc...
15:39, 08/02/2019

It’s Never Been Easier to Be a C.E.O., and the Pay Keeps Rising Compensation for top bosses grew at double the pace of ordinary workers’ wages, according to our annual analysis. Topping the list: Elon Musk, with a $2.3 billion package....
19:00, 05/24/2019

Boeing CEO calls handling of 737 Max crashes a 'mistake,' vows improvements Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg calls his company's handling of two software-related crashes of the 737 Max aircraft a 'mistake.'        ...
20:52, 06/16/2019

Galaxy S10 update delivers improvements to Night mode, but it still can’t touch Google’s Night Sight The Night Sight shooting mode Google introduced this past November has been nothing short of a game-changer. Relying on advanced software techniques, Night Sight mode allows Pixel users to take incredibly detailed photographs in low-light environment...
20:13, 05/23/2019

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport planning for airport expansion, improvements PHOENIX (AP) – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is looking two decades ahead with a plan that calls for expanding and improving facilities to match projected cargo and passenger growth. The Phoenix City Council on Tuesday approved the a...
14:39, 06/14/2019

This is how Google’s Chrome lets the cookies track you, imagined in real life Chrome has become like spyware for the company, allowing more tracker cookies than any other browser. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler imagines how that might feel in real life, and gives advice for more privacy-conscious web browsing....
18:13, 06/21/2019

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual sit...
20:13, 05/30/2019

Chrome protects high-profile hacking targets against risky downloads Google's Advanced Protection Program now protects high-risk hacking targets even while they're casually surfing the web. Users who turn on account syncing in Chrome now have elevated protection against risky downloads. The browser will pr...
09:00, 08/07/2019

This ingenious Chrome extension adds a ‘random episode’ button to Netflix The team at streaming news website Flixed that introduced a Chrome extension last year which added a “random episode” button to Hulu is now back, this time with a Chrome extension that lets you shuffle TV episodes on Netflix. As a reminde...
04:13, 06/19/2019

In Desperate Attempt To Get Buyers Below Retirement Age, C8 Corvette Ditches Chrome Wheels For as long as I can remember, you could always get your Chevrolet Corvette with a set of chrome wheels. Always. Everyone was so focused on whether or not they could that no one stopped to ask if they should. (The answer to that is nobody should.) Wi...
20:26, 08/02/2019

Google Drive tests a full offline storage mode in Chrome Cloud services are great until you can't access an important file while you're on the road with frustratingly slow internet connection. Google Drive introduced offline mode for Documents, Slides and Spreadsheets as a solution for that. Now,...
08:52, 06/25/2019

Is Chromium-based Edge the best thing ever to happen to Google’s Chrome browser? At the end of 2018, Microsoft officially announced that the old Windows 10-only version of Edge was dead, to be replaced by a revamped spin on the browser based on Chromium – the same rendering engine which Google’s Chrome browser uses ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Finally, a sneaky Chrome extension that lets you get away with watching Netflix at work Add Netflix to the long line of Internet services that some creative-minded folks have figured out how to use plugins and other digital trickery to hide while at work, along with websites that make your Reddit feed look like email, disguise Facebook ...
01:13, 07/09/2019

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated with a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a password manager that creates "strong and unique" passwords and also allows you to look up stored passw...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Chrome auto-fills your credit card details even without syncing browsers In a way, Chrome can enable your impulse buying habits by automatically filling out your payment details when you shop online. You used to have to sync your browser to access those details on all your devices, though -- until now, that is. So long as...
11:13, 07/03/2019

Beware! Google Chrome address bar can reportedly be used to launch a phishing attack A researcher has found an exploit in the Google Chrome browser for mobile that could be used to launch phishing attacks.        ...
15:26, 04/29/2019

Tweaks to Chromium-based Edge (and Chrome) brings better integration with Windows 10 Microsoft’s latest change for Chromium-based Edge – and indeed all Chromium-powered browsers – involves deeper integration with Windows 10.Microsoft’s most recent tweak to the Chromium code means that when you’re lo...
16:13, 07/18/2019

Google will close a Chrome ‘loophole’ that tells sites you’re in incognito mode Google is about to improve your internet browsing privacy with the help of a new Chrome update that’s meant to prevent websites from detecting your incognito sessions. The “loophole” fix will roll out at the end of July and will hav...
13:26, 07/19/2019

Google is testing a global video play/pause button for Chrome Google could soon add a play/pause button to its Chrome browser that would make it possible to pause or play video from any tab. A recent release of Chrome's Canary development version has a new feature called Global Media Controls, as seen by T...
09:52, 07/08/2019

Google to plug Chrome loophole that exposes Incognito status to sites In Google’s latest blog post, the tech giant has promised to put and end to a loophole in its Chrome web browser that compromised its users' privacy when using its ‘Incognito’ private browsing mode.Currently, websites are ab...
11:13, 07/19/2019

Microsoft Making the Text You Type Into Chrome in Incognito Mode Private Microsoft is working with the Chromium open source project to improve usability and privacy, as it prepares to launch its own Chromium-based version of the Microsoft Edge browser....
11:52, 05/03/2019

Ditto lets Apple TV mirror 4 Android, Chrome, or Windows screens at once Squirrel has created a way for Apple TVs to mirror four screens, including rival platforms, but the cost may be prohibitive for most consumers.Read More...
20:17, 08/12/2019

Google's new Chrome extension makes it easy to report suspicious sites Google's Safe Browsing feature will only work if it knows what websites to protect you against, which is why the tech giant is encouraging users to report suspicious sites. The company has launched a new Chrome extension called Suspicious Site R...
09:26, 06/19/2019

Create Written Notes From YouTube Videos Instantly With this Chrome Extension There are a ton of informative YouTube videos out there. When you’re watching one where you’re hoping to learn something; however, you have to take your own notes on the topic for later. Gnotes is an extension that can help with that....
18:39, 06/30/2019

China VPN use may finally be getting easier China may finally be softening its stance on VPN services, reports have claimed.The city of Beijing has unveiled its plans to allow overseas firms to invest in VPN services within a trial zone by the end of the year as part of China's ongoing ef...
04:52, 08/19/2019

It's Going to Be a Lot Easier to Buy a 2019 Audi A6 The 2019 Audi A6, which is appreciated for merely still existing in this age of crossover and SUV love, is getting a new engine option. It’s the well-known 2.0-liter motor and will help bring down the entry price of a A6 by a bit....
19:39, 07/03/2019

Google's Chrome plans 'risk undermining fight against online child abuse' A planned change to the Chrome web browser by Google would have a "catastrophic impact on victims of online child sexual abuse" by undermining internet filters in the UK, the government has been warned....
16:26, 06/06/2019

Google will remove shady data-stealing Chrome extensions starting October 15 Google is making good on its “root-and-branch review” of third-party developer access to user data. The company has now said its new policy for Minimum Permission and updated User Data policy will be enforced starting October 15, 2019 — in other word...
12:13, 07/24/2019

Galaxy Fold delay, Huawei P30 Pro first look, View 2, Chrome OS updates (MobileTechRoundup show #467) Samsung took back the review units and cancelled the launch of the Galaxy Fold. A couple new phones showed up last week, Pixel prices drop in anticipation of Google I/O, and Kevin continues to find Chrome OS improvements....
22:00, 04/28/2019

This Chrome extension makes you ponder your mortality while wasting time on social media Despite fearing death, humans have always been weirdly obsessed with anticipating their final day on earth. Now in the digital age, this morbid fascination with predicting death has taken form in digital death clocks. Death countdown tools are often ...
11:52, 07/09/2019

Google Is Testing a Play/Pause Button for Audio and Video on the Chrome Toolbar Google is adding a new function to play, pause, or skip through videos or music via the toolbar to its Chrome browser, though it is currently only available via the Canary development browser and remains quite buggy, per the Verge.Read more......
13:39, 07/08/2019

This Chrome plugin removes search bias to give women the visibility they deserve Throughout history, women in STEM have contributed massively to build the world as we know it today — from Rosalind Franklin, a chemist whose research helped reveal the components of DNA, to Marie Curie, a physicist and chemist who conducted pioneeri...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Google will soon let Chrome users block advanced tracking cookies, report suggests Google is tightening its Chrome browser’s privacy controls, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Sources familiar with the matter have told the publication that the search giant is getting ready to launch a “dashboard-like&...
05:52, 05/07/2019

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated and includes a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a password manager that creates "strong and unique" passwords and also allows you to look up stored passw...
01:26, 06/16/2019

Google Chrome Update Will Close 'Loophole' That Tipped Sites Off to Your Incognito Mode In a move that is bound to piss off more than a couple of publishers, Google is readying to fix the “loophole” that allowed sites to see when you’re browsing in Incognito Mode.Read more......
08:26, 07/19/2019

Google Lens might get a lot easier to use on your phone Google Lens is one of the most useful tools on Android phones, letting you scan barcodes and QR codes, recognize products, and translate languages. Now, it seems it's about to get a useful extra function, which is directly accessing it from the ...
12:39, 08/21/2019

Hunter-gathering seems to have been easier than farming Enlarge / An Agta family relaxing in the afternoon. (credit: Mark Dyble) For most of our history, humans got hold of food like any other animal: by hunting and foraging, moving around to find the best resources. Settling down in one place to cultiv...
18:26, 05/24/2019

It seems easier to go car-less nowadays. But should you? Here are nine factors to ponder. Location, public transit options and budget play a role. But don’t forget to consider personal issues such as how flexible you are or whether you love to drive....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Yankees don’t want Red Sox’s uphill climb to get easier It must feel like requiring two tanks of gas to complete your journey when your competitors require only one. Or needing two cans of Red Bull. When you stagger out of the gate, fully righting yourself constitutes a very difficult task. The Red Sox, w...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their preference, the Department of Education announced Friday. With parental permission, students can alter their...
06:52, 06/29/2019

Learning a new language is easier than ever with these apps Learning a new language is challenging. Sure, picking up a few phrases here and it is almost effortless, and doing so could definitely help when you’re traveling, but it’s a different story when you actually want to gain fluency. It takes time, effor...
19:13, 08/15/2019

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. According to VentureBeat, this is what Amazon showed off last week at its re: Mars conference when it unvei...
22:00, 06/15/2019

YouTube just made it easier to quit your job New tools offered let fans "tip" you & sell merch. In crowded video field, creators don't need worry about views, there are other ways to make $$$.       ...
18:26, 07/13/2019

We tried a $12,000 'flying surfboard' and it's a lot easier to ride than you may think Lift Foils builds the eFoil, a hydrofoiling board with an electric motor attached to the bottom of the foil. You can fly over the water without wind, waves, a paddle or a tow. We went to Isabela, Puerto Rico to try out the 'flying surfboard,' and i...
16:26, 08/01/2019

Apple just made it easier than ever to set up a new iPhone Apple's new iOS 12.4 update makes it easier to transfer your data from your old iPhone to your new iPhone without having to rely on an iCloud backup if you don't have one....
19:39, 07/23/2019

Box update makes it easier to sort out your storage Cloud content management company Box has announced its all new Box Relay to help simplify business processes across organization's extended enterprise of employees, partners and customers.The company's revamped version of its key workflow p...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Slack made it easier to add custom emoji, here’s how Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Using Slack can get a bit tedious when you’re in front of the screen the whole day. That’s why, at TNW, we add c...
14:00, 06/27/2019

PrEP Made HIV Prevention Easier—and It’s Getting Even Simpler The drug Truvada, or PrEP, has helped drastically reduce new HIV infections, but taking a daily pill can be onerous. Now there might be other options....
00:52, 07/31/2019

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categories -- safety, privacy and authenticity....
18:39, 06/08/2019

YouTube is making it easier to remove recommendations you don’t like YouTube is introducing three new ways to fine-tune your browsing experience on the platform. First, the Google-owned video service is rolling out topics and related videos on its homepage and under its “Up Next” tab. Second, it is giving users the ab...
10:52, 06/27/2019

Do Easier Versions of Pull-ups and Pushups at the Playground If it’s been a long time since you could clamber across the monkey bars, playgrounds might seem like they don’t offer many options for upper body workouts. But if you can find some medium-height bars, check out these moves....
01:13, 06/08/2019

Opinion: Banning phones from roads is easier said than done The campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law? While today’s Transport Committee report shines a welcome spotlight on the epidemic of mobile phone use at the wheel, a request from ...
13:26, 08/13/2019

After bailouts, Greece wants easier budget targets Greece’s new conservative government is confirmed by Parliament, wants to ease tough budget restrictions set by bailout lenders two years ahead of schedule...
00:39, 07/23/2019

Interested in TSA PreCheck? It might soon be cheaper and easier to sign up TSA, trying to boost enrollment in the expedited security program, is studying options including a shorter, cheaper membership and mobile enrollment.       ...
03:39, 06/20/2019

AI and automation are making office life easier AI and automation have revolutionized the manufacturing sector with robots working alongside humans on factory floors. Now, those same sorts of technologies are beginning to find their way into corporate offices and are rapidly changing the way we co...
04:26, 08/03/2019

Human ancestors ate other humans because they were easier to catch Cannibal human ancestors would kill and eat each other because it was “more cost-effective” than catching animals, a new study claims. Researchers found archaeological evidence in Spain that was said to show “unquestionable signs of...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Donald Trump Says Re-Election Will Be Easier If He Is Impeached US President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday his chances of retaining the White House in 2020 would be strengthened if Democratic lawmakers start impeachment proceedings against......
20:00, 06/23/2019

How an app made hiking easier – with unintended consequences Guthook Guides’ maps and crowdsourced information have made outdoor adventures far less wildIn March 2012, the Pacific Crest Trail changed for good when Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild, about her 1995 thru-hike of the trail, hit shelves and quickly beca...
18:52, 07/08/2019

Opening a Chick-fil-A is easier than you think. Ready to get in the game? Chick-fil-A will let you get in the game for only $10,000. First of all, applicants have to qualify for the right to become a franchisee.       ...
16:53, 07/06/2019

Study: More electric cars could help us breathe easier Electric vehicles have a small but fast-growing share of the car market. This switch from the gas-powered internal combustion engine to battery-powered electric propulsion is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But how will it affect other e...
11:13, 05/05/2019

Google promises to block cross-site cookies and fingerprinting in Chrome, announces ads transparency extension Chrome will soon protect users from cross-site cookies and fingerprinting. Google also plans to launch an open source ads transparency browser extension.Read More...
04:39, 05/08/2019

Instagram Testing an Easier Way of Recovering Hacked Accounts Instagram is testing a new in-app account recovery process. To control cases where the hackers alter username and contact data linked to the accounts, Instagram would prevent any username from being......
15:26, 06/17/2019

Classic Blade Runner Game Is About To Get A Lot Easier To Play Westwood’s Blade Runner point-and-click adventure from 1997 isn’t just a fantastic game in its own right, it’s also one of—if not the—finest adaptations in video game history. If you haven’t played it, maybe now’s a good time to start....
05:39, 06/18/2019

Tired of Google following you? It is now easier to clear location data New functionality automatically deletes history of places users have visitedIt is now slightly easier to opt out of Google’s panopticon, with the introduction of new controls from the search engine to automatically clear your data after a set period ...
17:13, 06/27/2019

Why China’s Wild Stock Swings May Get Easier to Ride China’s $7.6 trillion stock market is the world’s second largest but is far from the most sophisticated. Global investors have long clamored for improvements in one area in particular: the ability to hedge their investments. As index compilers begin ...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Google makes Remote Desktop access much easier If you've ever found yourself in the unenviable position of helping a friend or relative with computer issues, you'll know how frustrating it is to do so over the phone, having to repeatedly yell "Click the X!" when you know you could proba...
19:52, 06/06/2019

JGR's Jones will "sleep a lot easier" after NASCAR playoff boost Joe Gibbs Racing's Erik Jones says he will "sleep a lot easier" after his second place at Pocono boosted his chances of qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs...
17:39, 07/30/2019

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
21:39, 06/06/2019

MIT finds smaller neural networks that are easier to train Despite all the advancements in artificial intelligence, most AI-based products still rely on "deep neural networks," which are often extremely large and prohibitively expensive to train. Researchers at MIT are hoping to change that. In a paper prese...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Life on the Road Gets Easier as Truckers Adopt Technology Trucking, logistics and supply-chain operators are taking the digital tools used to automate repetitive tasks around the office and using them in the cabs of long-haul trucks....
12:39, 06/05/2019

US says national security demands easier mining rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to ease rules on mining and prospecting on federal lands — and even offshore — in the name of national security. The Commerce Department recommended sweeping changes Tuesday in mining policies. Preside...
04:13, 06/05/2019

Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite. The new offering is part of G Suite Migrate, which launched in beta in early 2019.Read More...
00:00, 06/04/2019

New litter hotline makes it easier to report, ADOT says TUCSON – Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) recently announced a new website to give Arizonans an easier way to report litter. According to ADOT, it costs taxpayers $4 million each year to clean up trash along Arizona highways. “...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Reporting on the Retirees Making Migrants’ Journeys a Little Easier Immigration-enforcement agencies have come to rely on nonprofits and their army of volunteers to help send migrants on their way. In Tucson, I met a few....
16:52, 05/29/2019

This $15 Accessory Made Carrying My Bike Up Four Floors So Much Easier One of the true joys of living in Brooklyn is taking my bike for a few laps around Prospect Park. Sadly, hoisting my 25 lb. Priority Bike on my shoulder and up four floors makes a chore out of what should be a relaxing activity....
02:13, 05/22/2019

Upgrading to iPhone 11 will be easier than ever with the new data migration feature in iOS 12.4 The iPhone 11 series will hit stores in about two months, and plenty of people will buy the newest iPhone, many of them upgrading from older models. As always with hardware upgrades, the first thing you have to do after you’ve set up the new ph...
14:00, 07/23/2019

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manu...
20:26, 06/07/2019

Uber makes it easier to find bikes and scooters in its app As of today, when Uber customers in Atlanta and San Diego open their Uber app, they'll see Jump bikes and scooters, as well as Lime scooters, in the main map. According to TechCrunch, Uber plans to add bike and scooter availability to its app in...
22:26, 07/01/2019

Crisp packets made of a new material could be much easier to recycle Crisp packets are currently hard to recycle, but a new material made of extremely thin sheets of plastic could make them more environmentally friendly...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Your best broadband, phone and TV deal just got even easier to find thanks to Ofcom It's about to get easier to get the ultimate deals on broadband, TV and phone offerings, following new rules announced by Ofcom. A whopping 20 million people could benefit and one of those might be you.The new requirements mean that broadband, T...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Newly recognised form of dementia could now be easier to diagnose Limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy (LATE) is distinct from Alzheimer’s disease and tends to affect people near the end of their lives...
19:00, 04/30/2019

Update to mobile YouTube app makes life a little bit easier A server-side update is being sent out to the mobile YouTube app, according to Android Police. It doesn't contain a major change, but for those who like to view streaming YouTube videos in fullscreen (which is done by holding the phone in landscape o...
20:13, 05/16/2019

Skipping may be easier on the knees than running and burn more calories (Reuters Health) - Skipping - an exercise many people may not have tried since their school days on the playground - may actually be a great grownup workout because it puts less stress on the knees than running while burning more calories, a recent s...
20:39, 04/30/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and flip it into a two-hour documentary....
18:13, 05/08/2019

NSW makes it easier for landholders to clear grassy woodlands for agriculture Critically endangered Monaro and Werriwa grassy woodlands affected by new regulationThe New South Wales government has made it easier for landholders to clear critically endangered grassy woodlands for agriculture and forestry in the state’s south ea...
11:26, 08/05/2019

Divorce doesn’t seem to get any easier in the latest trailer for the HBO comedy's third season Divorce season two wrapped up in a fairly final way last year, with Sarah Jessica Parker’s Frances all alone as her kids embark a trip to Europe with their dad, Robert (Thomas Haden Church), and new girlfriend Jackie (Becki Newton). Sure, Diane (Moll...
01:52, 06/13/2019

New Google Play Store UI heading your way makes it easier to navigate Google has started pushing out a new UI for the Google Play Store according to Android Police. Not only does the update include a Material Design makeover with the use of Google Sans font, but it also moves the navigation bar to the bottom of the scr...
19:52, 05/31/2019

Amazon Alexa's voice-command history is now much easier to delete Following recent privacy concerns suggesting that Amazon employees may be listening to your recorded Alexa conversations, the online retail giant has announced new voice commands that will give users more control over their recordings.  New Amaz...
06:39, 05/30/2019

5 Seconds of Summer Drops New Video "Easier" and the Internet Cannot Handle It Even in the dark, 5 Seconds of Summer looks so perfect. The Aussie band--made up of Michael Clifford, Calum Hood, Luke Hemmings and Ashton Irwin--dropped their latest single and music......
21:00, 05/23/2019

Twitter is making it easier for users to follow curated topics Twitter is coming up with new ideas to improve the microblogging site, with tests currently underway for letting users follow specific topics so they can easily access content they’re interested in. It will work exactly how the social sit...
08:39, 08/14/2019

The new Kindle Oasis’ adjustable hue makes night reading much easier The new Kindle Oasis e-reader has been announced and it has a fancy new feature: a color adjustable backlight. Basically, rather than simply changing the brightness of the screen to help with evening reading, it can alter hue as the day progresses. B...
20:26, 06/19/2019

Cybersecurity firm says Huawei’s telecom equipment is easier to hack Another day, another shot fired in the ongoing war between the US and all things Huawei. The Wall Street Journal is out with a new story today focused on research blasting Huawei telecom equipment as more vulnerable to being hacked than equipment fro...
02:13, 06/27/2019

YouTube Makes It Easier to Control Recommendations, Discover New Content YouTube is making a few helpful changes to the platform that will allow users to stop recommendations from a particular channel, ease content discovery, and more....
11:52, 06/27/2019

Update to app makes it easier for Apple iPhone users to get expert help If you're an Apple iPhone user in the U.S., the update to version 3.1 of the Apple Support app adds a useful new feature. According to MacRumors, the app will now connect those with an issue concerning their iPhone, to an expert through a chat sessio...
04:00, 05/14/2019

New BenQ monitors feature an 'ePaper' mode for easier reading BenQ has launched new monitors with an "ePaper" mode aimed to make reading text easier for some users, Liliputing reports.BenQ has been considering the eyes of gamers and general users for years, with Low Blue Light modes in its monitors dating back ...
01:52, 06/18/2019

iOS 13 makes it easier to browse, view and edit photos and videos Aside from the introduction of that system-wide dark mode in iOS 13, Apple is also making it easier to browse, view and edit your photos and videos. At WWDC 2019, the company showed off a new version of its Photos app that's designed to "remove ...
22:26, 06/03/2019

Changing your phone work just got easier, Sky Mobile offers £150 off to celebrate Changing your phone network used to be a bit of a nightmare. You had to ring up your network, wait on hold and then have a painful conversation with someone paid to persuade you to stay. Regulator Ofcom has changed all that.Just send a text message a...
19:13, 07/26/2019

Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process that should make it easier to recover an account -- and make it harder for thieves to get away with...
12:13, 06/17/2019

Amazon's New Kindle Oasis: Easier on the Eyes, Still a Pain in the Wallet No one needs a $250 ereader, but the Kindle Oasis is often good enough that you can convince yourself otherwise. Its display and backlight are better than average, and its asymmetrical design is purpose-constructed for the avid reader. Though it’s go...
18:00, 07/24/2019

Google Pixel 3 Night Sight camera mode is about to be even easier to use The Google Pixel 3 family of handsets are some of the best camera phones we've seen, and an upcoming update could make them even better.According to 9to5Google, the version 6.3 of the Google Camera app on the handsets will see its impressive Nig...
13:13, 07/05/2019

AOC claims it was 'literally easier' for her to be elected to Congress than pay off student loans Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, claimed on Monday that it was "literally easier" for her to win her historic election as the youngest lawmaker on Capitol Hill than to pay off her student loan debt. ...
03:26, 06/25/2019

Google is making it easier to shoot proper portraits on Chromebooks For all the odd souls out there who love taking photos with their tablets, Google's latest Chrome OS update is a big one. In addition to adding centralized music controls and support for virtual desktops, Chrome OS 76 adds a new portrait mode to...
09:13, 08/16/2019

Google is making it easier to build Android apps on a Chromebook At I/O last year, Google announced it was adding Linux support to Chrome OS, a move that made it a lot easier for web and Android developers to use Chromebooks. One year later, the company says that more than half of all Chromebooks now work with Lin...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Sokratis: Arsenal will find Liverpool easier to defend against than Burnley Sokratis Papastathopoulos believes Arsenal may find it easier to defend against Liverpool than Burnley after coming through a physical encounter against Sean Dyche's side....
20:00, 08/19/2019

That Offer to Make You Debt-Free? It Can Make You Worse Off Debt-settlement firms powered by the credit-reporting industry seek out struggling consumers to sell them plans that can leave them with high fees, damaged credit and a tax bill....
15:26, 08/10/2019

The Tula Baby Carrier Made My Mom-Life a Million Times Easier I’ll say it straight up. I spent so much time researching strollers while I was pregnant that I paid zero attention to baby carriers. I was sure it was not for me. “I don’t want to wear my baby after carrying it for nine months in my belly” was my (d...
06:00, 07/13/2019

World Cup: It doesn't get any easier as No. 3 England awaits USWNT in semifinals England's Ellen White is tied for most goals in the World Cup with five; defense has allowed only one goal - in the tournament opener       ...
03:13, 06/29/2019

Jacob deGrom makes life a lot easier for Mickey Callaway, Mets When you have your Cy Young winner on the mound at home against the expansion Marlins, when there is an organizationally-mandated urgency for you to wake up and start winning and be the team general manager Brodie Van Wagenen expects you to be, you b...
08:39, 05/12/2019

Airbnb makes it easier to find a place to stay on business trips Airbnb wants to make it easier to find work-friendly listings, and its solution is fairly simple. Before, the company would ask if you were traveling for business at checkout. Now, it's offering a work trip toggle that you can select at the begi...
22:39, 07/22/2019

Fitbit app updated: Redesigned for greater personalization and easier access to tools With the recent launch of new wearables in March, Fitbit has been working on a smartphone app redesign to help users personalize their experience while improving access to tools in the app....
16:13, 06/28/2019

Robert McCracken explains why Anthony Joshua has found it easier to focus in the USA 'Anthony Joshua can stand on a street corner here, he can't do that in the UK,' says his trainer Robert McCracken The post Robert McCracken explains why Anthony Joshua has found it easier to focus in the USA appeared first on Boxing News....
03:26, 05/31/2019

Waze makes it easier for Carpool drivers to invite multiple riders Waze's Carpool service is all about adding more passengers to save money on your commute, so wouldn't it make sense to invite multiple riders in one go? You can now. Waze has updated its Carpool app with an option to easily add multiple p...
19:39, 07/30/2019

This $13 toothbrush has bristles on both sides, which makes it easier for my toddler to brush her own teeth Courtesy of Alicia Betz / Business Insider The Grabease Double Sided Toothbrush has a choke guard, short handle, and bristles on both sides to make it easy for toddlers to brush their own teeth — and let's be real — for parents to do it ...
08:13, 07/12/2019

PayPal Makes It Easier to Authorise Payments on Android Devices in India Android users in India can now activate the One Touch facility in their PayPal account, which keeps you signed in on that device, for quicker payments....
20:39, 05/02/2019

Google Maps makes urban exploration even easier in its latest update Over the years, Google Maps has turned into the ultimate navigation tool for travelers and commuters around the world. But aside from being able to get you from one predetermined location to another, Google Maps has also become very good at helping y...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Google Trips portal makes it easier to plan vacations online Google has launched a portal for travel planning, which can help make it a lot easier to organize trips on the web. It's the desktop version of the upgraded hotel and flight search experience the tech giant rolled out for smartphones last year, ...
22:39, 05/15/2019

United Airlines offers easier biometric clearance for frequent flyers United Airlines is joining the likes of Delta and British Airways in using biometric security to speed up your airport visits. The airline has forged a deal with Clear that will bring speedy facial recognition and fingerprint scanning to its frequen...
19:13, 07/29/2019

Health and education start-ups say recruiting has gotten easier in wake of Facebook, Google scandals Traditionally, it's been a huge challenge for health-tech and ed-tech companies to recruit tech talent from Facebook, Google and the other big tech companies....
19:39, 04/28/2019

United Airlines' new tool helps making your connecting flight easier United Airlines launched ConnectionSaver at two of the airline's busiest hubs and plans to expand to other airports in the future.       ...
22:39, 06/12/2019

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish earlier this year, I wasn’t happy like my mom was, who doled out the...
11:52, 05/31/2019

Yubico Makes It a Lot Easier to Use a Physical Security Key on Older iPhones For Super-Secure Logins A hardware security key adds an almost bulletproof second layer of security for your password-protected accounts and info, but using them with mobile devices like iPhones has been less than straightforward. Today, Yubico is hoping to streamline that ...
20:13, 08/20/2019

Short-seller Block: Musk should relist Tesla shares in Germany, where he can tell 'mistruths' easier Elon Musk isn't being held accountable for his "mistruths," and the Tesla CEO should list his company's shares in Germany where regulations are loose, short-seller Carson Block says....
21:52, 05/01/2019

CNN ‘making things easier’ for Democrats with odd debate guidelines, Washington Post media critic says CNN’s crummy week continued on Thursday when liberal Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple questioned why the struggling network is “making things easier” for Democrats who plan to participate in the upcoming debate....
18:00, 07/12/2019

Apple is making it easier for developers to create a single app that works on both iPads and Macs (AAPL) Apple Apple is making it easier for developers to bring their iPad apps to Mac computers, the company announced at WWDC 2019. This will blur the lines between mobile devices and computers, making for a more universal and seamless experience betwee...
21:52, 06/03/2019

Crime is rising in Mexico City, and gun rentals as cheap as $25 are making life easier for criminals REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Recent reports indicate that a variety of firearms are available for rent in Mexico City, where crime has been on the rise. The rentals do not appear to be widespread, but it is a method of accessing weapons that circumvents the...
00:52, 06/14/2019

Amazon's latest Kindle Oasis lets you adjust the screen color for easier reading at night Amazon announced an all-new Kindle Oasis on Wednesday morning with a feature that lets you adjust the screen to warmer tones for easier reading at night....
15:52, 06/19/2019

The Supreme Court's Latest Ruling Makes It Easier for Cops to Arrest Black Lives Matter Protesters It was a ruling that failed to register widely in terms of national news, but could have potentially devastating effects for protesters around the country—and anyone tasked with keeping police officers accountable....
22:26, 06/03/2019

The Best Web Browsers for Privacy and Security Your web browser knows a lot about you, and tells the sites you visit a lot about you as well—if you let it. We’ve talked about which browsers are best at ad-blocking, but in this guide, we’re going to focus on the browsers that you’ll want to use to...
09:26, 08/08/2019

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.        ...
15:39, 05/31/2019

An AI privacy conundrum? The neural net knows more than it says What is output by a neural network, such as an image classifier, is only a small portion of what the network in a sense "knows" about the data. And the prospect that the network is retaining sensitive user data such as social security numbers could o...
04:26, 08/20/2019

The FTC Wants More Privacy, Less Zuckerberg, at Facebook As part of a $5 billion settlement, Facebook agreed to potentially sweeping changes in how it manages privacy. But some doubt they'll alter the company's culture....
00:39, 07/25/2019

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see greater benefit from its stance beyond today's consumers and devices....
22:13, 06/28/2019

Microsoft 365 Gets More Privacy Controls Microsoft has added new features to Microsoft 365 that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investigation capabilities....
16:13, 05/01/2019

Sweeping changes announced to overdrafts in UK aimed at making going into the red 'easier to manage' Hefty fixed fees charged on unarranged overdrafts are to be banned under a major shake-up of the "dysfunctional" market unveiled by a City watchdog today....
10:52, 06/07/2019

The affordable Pixel 3a phones are much easier to repair than the pricier Pixel 3 series The Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL break the unwritten rules of affordable phones: rather than having a mediocre camera like all others, the new budget Pixels come with the same flagship-grade camera of the Pixel 3 series. But there is more to a phone tha...
10:26, 05/10/2019

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

Getting good trade deal from EU could be 'much easier' after no deal Brexit, Raab claims - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s first visit to Scotland as prime ministerDominic Raab’s Today interview - Summary and analysisDowning Street lobby briefing - SummaryRaab: UK will be bette...
14:26, 07/29/2019

Bengals' Carl Lawson: Packers' Aaron Rodgers easier to sack than most quarterbacks Bengals defensive end Carl Lawson had 2 1/2 of his 9 1/2 career sacks in a 2017 game against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.       ...
02:26, 07/10/2019

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help bypass various "surveillance" methods employed on the web. The demand for online anonymity has spawned ...
12:26, 05/22/2019

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect the band's privacy if they see them in "a chance encounter"....
00:39, 08/13/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic anonymity....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Privacy is Apple’s most premium product Apple announced a bunch of cool stuff at its developer conference yesterday: a new Mac pro, iOS 13 with dark mode, a new photos app, and iPadOS with USB stick support. However, Apple was selling another feature to all of us – privacy. No, it wasn’t j...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)        ...
00:26, 06/04/2019

Having Your ID Scanned at Bars Sucks For Your Privacy We’ve all been there—maybe you’ve had a little too much to drink and a bouncer is questioning your balance as they scan your ID. Unfortunately, at least in some cities in the U.S., a simple interaction with a bouncer gone wrong can mean you’re booted...
23:39, 05/30/2019

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:39, 06/12/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, the company took almost no jabs at its arch-rival Google. Why is Microsoft so hesitant to use privacy ...
03:26, 05/11/2019

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
20:39, 05/22/2019

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say It’s safe to say that plenty of the shenanigans you get up to online are being tracked, logged, or monitored by someone. Whether it’s an advertiser getting your attention based on the window shopping you did during Prime Day, Facebook sug...
17:13, 07/26/2019

Hey Google, stop trying to redefine privacy Privacy was one of the themes of Google’s I/O keynote this year, and that’s understandable given what the competition has been doing all these years. Yes, Apple — but also the various privacy-related scandals that affected Facebook ...
07:26, 05/09/2019

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format it can share with advertisers....
03:52, 08/21/2019

Using FaceApp to age your photos may be fun, but you could be giving up your privacy FaceApp, which lets you take a photo of yourself and add a filter that shows you much older, is raising some concerns with privacy experts.        ...
17:39, 07/17/2019

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred for use in schools in the state of Hesse after lawmakers ruled it was gathering information from us...
12:26, 07/16/2019

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data protection framework....
17:39, 07/07/2019

Predicting the future of internet privacy Every day, a new headline reminds us that keeping our online data private remains a constant struggle. Ongoing controversies involving Facebook and other social media sites only reinforce the point. It’s become depressingly common to hear of s...
17:39, 07/10/2019

Google: new products, increased privacy (NBC News) The next generation of Google is on display this week at the company’s developer conference. Google unveiled a line of lower-cost Pixel smartphones and the Google Nest Hub Max, a new smart home device with a built-in camera. TheyR...
19:00, 05/09/2019

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying device. Even when we're alone, miles from the nearest human, our phones are gateways to the universe...
12:52, 07/14/2019

Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now Google Pay is a convenient way to consolidate your various payment methods under one account, and makes online shopping that much more streamlined. However, there are a few default Google Pay options you may want to consider opting out of if you’re c...
00:52, 05/17/2019

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has ever imposed on a technology company....
19:26, 07/24/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Politico reports that it could also create new executive positions. That could mean "appointin...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Apple's Period Tracker Will Be Relatively Good for Your Privacy When Apple announced this week that they will add a menstrual cycle tracker to the Apple Watch, they were very careful to emphasize that the data you enter will be encrypted on your device, the better to keep your personal information private....
00:13, 06/05/2019

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past a stream of scandals while tapping into new revenue s...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook hit with $5bn fine over user privacy fears Facebook has been hit with a record $5bn fine by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to settle privacy concerns over the Cambridge Analytica data-stealing scandal.The social network will also be required to establish an independent privacy committe...
23:39, 07/24/2019

The Privacy Problems Lurking in Apple's App Store A decade ago, privacy was declared “dead.” Now it’s risen as a global issue that governments, technologists, and consumers are fighting, often without fully understanding it. And when it comes to privacy, Apple’s App Store is one of the internet’s mo...
02:52, 06/05/2019

Apple's Newest Luxury Product Is Privacy Apple wants to sell you all kinds of new services: music, magazines, a TV show about the Russians landing on the Moon first. But with the announcement of iOS 13, it looks like the company is turning one of its classic features into a service all its ...
18:00, 06/04/2019

How to Find Google Pay's Hidden Privacy Settings Google Pay is an online paying system and digital wallet that makes it easy to buy anything on your mobile device or with your mobile device. But if you’re concerned about what Google is doing with all your data (which you probably should be), Google...
01:39, 05/16/2019

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription. It justifies that cost by being as feature complete as possible. It includes an array of keyboard s...
16:52, 07/03/2019

Facebook to pay record $5bn fine to end US privacy probe Facebook has been told to restructure its privacy policies and relax founder Mark Zuckerberg's control over them as part of a regulatory settlement that will see it pay a record $5bn (£4bn) fine....
15:26, 07/24/2019

| Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "privacy-focused" vision for the social network....
23:52, 04/30/2019

Google promises better privacy, smarter AI tools Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're being tracked on the go or at home. The company also unveiled a new Pixel phone and smart home displa...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Gmail's log of all of your purchases pops up in the privacy debate As we become ever more aware about the data companies are tracking about us, we're even more concerned about how they're using it. During I/O 2019, Google highlighted efforts to streamline the way people can view and manage the data it stor...
04:52, 05/18/2019

Facebook to pay record £4bn fine to end US privacy probe Facebook has been told to restructure its privacy policies and relax founder Mark Zuckerberg's control over them as part of a regulatory settlement that will see it pay a record $5bn (£4bn) fine....
14:39, 07/27/2019

Dayton shooter's family requests privacy Mourning the loss of a mass-shooting victim and the gunman himself -- their daughter and their son -- the Betts family is "shocked and devastated by the events of Sunday morning" in Dayton, Ohio, they said in a statement....
02:13, 08/08/2019

These are the big changes coming to search, online privacy and Android This year at Google IO 2019, we were shown all manner of things - and once again, it was the hardware that stole the show, although there were some rather intriguing new concepts that show Google is both worried about privacy and not seeming inclusiv...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Free speech and privacy on the wane across the world Autocratic rule, increased media restrictions and use of mass surveillance affect almost half global population, researchers findNearly half the world’s people are living in countries where their freedom of speech and right to privacy are being erode...
09:52, 08/08/2019

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users. UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday that the popular short-form video app potentially violated GDPR r...
20:13, 07/02/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Secret Crush....
06:52, 05/01/2019

Apple focuses on speed, privacy with new software Apple announced upcoming changes to its phone, watch and computer software that highlight its increasing emphasis on digital services, speed and personal privacy. The software updates were previewed Monday at a conference in San Jose, Calif. (June 3)...
06:00, 06/04/2019

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policies. The company said that it has gone from 2,500 to just 600 words and now describes each rule in 280...
19:52, 06/06/2019

Facebook pivots privacy failings into pop-up cafes Facebook is fighting back against the perception that it doesn't care about protecting user data, confirming that it will open a number of pop-up cafes where visitors can get privacy check-ups....
15:13, 08/16/2019

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what they see as the worst....
07:52, 05/23/2019

Facebook’s ‘privacy-focused’ plan is another diversion When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 2019, he once again outlined the company's new "privacy-focused" vision. It's a message he's been spreading over the past few months, and it will focus on six key principles: encryption, intero...
00:13, 05/03/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and child-advocacy groups....
16:26, 05/09/2019

To Rein In Big Tech, EU Thinks Privacy, Not Prices Europe has taken the lead among democracies in policing the web business. With a mixture of legal actions and new rules tailored for the digital world, the European Union and its member states are trying to rein in the mostly American companies that ...
11:13, 05/24/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governments as too slow to address many of the internet’s thorniest problems....
02:52, 06/27/2019

Here's Every New Privacy Feature Apple Announced Today Apple has been facing increased criticism of its privacy practices lately and rightfully so. During CES 2019 last year, the company tried trolling visitors of the annual conference—which it famously does not attend—with a brazenly false piece of adve...
02:26, 06/04/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations related to user privacy....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital currency, Libra, which aims to allow users to make purch...
22:52, 06/18/2019

California data-privacy law may become the model for Congress With no framework yet for a federal privacy law, states that took the initiative to regulate online firms' use of personal data may end up providing models for Congress....
15:13, 07/22/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social networking company with a seriously heavy financial penalty. The company shared its first quarter re...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to trust' them with their personal information in order for it to succeed. (June 18)   ...
22:13, 06/18/2019

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoid...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to speak about privacy and regulation As public and government scrutiny of Facebook's power and influence grows, CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Wednesday to address privacy and regulation....
09:00, 06/26/2019

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha version to test the waters, but according to a new blog post, the browser is finally ready for action: ...
14:52, 05/22/2019

Google’s privacy promises don’t sway many experts MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is preparing new privacy tools intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked online. But few experts appear ready to celebrate Google’s moves, which are part of a broader effort by...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commission....
22:26, 05/24/2019

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now There are many other tricks for keeping our personal data away from snoops and hackers. Most of them have to do with changing your default settings.       ...
18:00, 07/18/2019

EU Nears Decisions in Facebook Privacy Cases The EU could begin to hit Facebook with decisions under the bloc’s new privacy law by the end of the year, raising the specter of billions of euros in fines and orders to change business practices....
15:28, 08/12/2019

FTC reportedly investigating YouTube over children's privacy YouTube may have a particularly strong incentive to change how it handles kids' videos -- it appears to be under government scrutiny for its behavior. Sources for both the New York Times and Washington Post assert that the FTC is in the "late s...
07:52, 06/20/2019

AI Weekly: Google focused on privacy at I/O 2019 At I/O 2019, Google made an effort to bring privacy to the fore -- particularly in the area of artificial intelligence and machine learning.Read More...
04:13, 05/11/2019

Apple’s Tim Cook on leaning in to journalism and privacy Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in March that the tech giant was leaning into the news business by launching a news service. Will the company’s enhanced news service benefit its struggling partner publications?...
03:39, 05/11/2019

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
17:26, 06/19/2019

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlem...
23:26, 07/12/2019

Google’s case for privacy is more convincing than Facebook’s Google, the search giant which has made its business to make money off our digital habits, is getting serious about privacy. The company, at its annual Google I/O developers conference yesterday, announced a number of fancy software updates, in addit...
20:26, 05/08/2019

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegations that FaceApp, the face-ageing photo app that has gone viral, is misusing personal data.“We are a...
23:26, 07/18/2019

5 data privacy startups cashing in on GDPR Companies are capitalizing on the growing global demand for data privacy tools -- to meet both regulatory compliance and consumer expectations.Read More...
15:13, 07/23/2019

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP reports....
22:52, 07/18/2019

FaceApp's viral success proves we will never take our digital privacy seriously In early 2017, a service called FaceApp received a wave of press for using artificial intelligence to transform pictures of faces, making them look older or younger, male or female, or adding a smile to appear happier....
23:13, 07/21/2019

US senator calls for probe into FaceApp over privacy concerns Remember when FaceApp went viral for all the wrong reasons? That happened again recently, though this time, the controversy became big enough for a US Senator to get involved. New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer has asked the FBI and the FTC to...
16:39, 07/18/2019

Google faces privacy complaints in European countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven other EU countries over the way it deals with data in online advertising....
14:26, 06/04/2019

Medicare for All faces big data, privacy, technology hurdles, says CBO The Congressional Budget Office highlighted the IT challenges with a single payer healthcare model, but also noted that Taiwan may have a design that would keep costs down....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement Facebook is expected to create a privacy committee to protect user data, as well as an external assessor who would be appointed by the company and Federal Trade Commission....
04:39, 05/02/2019

FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy? Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be more transparent....
01:52, 07/18/2019

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took effect last May....
07:26, 05/04/2019

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focused edition of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker. The complaint against Amazon Echo Dot Kids, which ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Zuckerberg promises 'completely new standard' for privacy following FTC fine Facebook on Wednesday responded to the Federal Trade Commission's announcement that it will fine the company $5 billion for mishandling users' personal information....
15:39, 07/24/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer, but disputes are likely to push that timetable back, according to sources kno...
00:26, 05/01/2019

As FaceApp Goes Viral, So Do Concerns About Privacy, Russia Ties Just as quickly as a free photo-editing app went viral among smartphones users this week, it drew a backlash that exposed growing concerns about digital privacy and the potential for abuse from overseas actors....
00:39, 07/19/2019

Privacy remains a big issue in today’s smart home The smart home market continues to grow and offer compelling use cases, but privacy issues linger. Trading privacy for convenience is a bad swap.Read More...
22:00, 05/15/2019

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and preserving the privacy of patrons online?...
12:40, 08/13/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, cit...
03:39, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 4-Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past a stream of scandals while tapping new revenue source...
21:52, 04/30/2019

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over companies' use of personal data....
19:26, 08/08/2019

Google now wants to crack down on cookies to convince you it cares about privacy On the heels of Google’s announcement that an awesome new privacy tool is coming that users can rely on to auto-delete their location history, now we’re getting word of a new dashboard-like tool that’s also coming to the company&rsq...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
02:52, 06/04/2019

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of Facebook’s privacy-related efforts....
01:00, 07/23/2019

The Latest: Apple unveils privacy tools, iTunes changes SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple’s developers conference (all times local): 12:20 p.m. New privacy tools and changes to Apple’s iTunes software are among the highlights at Apple’s annual developers conference. The event M...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Facebook to pay record $5 billion fine over privacy violations Facebook has agreed to pay a record-smashing $5 billion fine to resolve a government investigation into its privacy practices, the Federal Trade Commission announced Wednesday. The FTC voted 3-2 along party lines with Republicans in favor to adopt th...
16:52, 07/24/2019

WWDC 2019: Apple debuts new privacy features in iOS 13 A new Sign in with Apple button lets users authenticate their identity for app logins using their Apple device rather than their social or personal account logins....
23:39, 06/03/2019