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New Facebook app will pay users for their data

Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....

New Facebook app will pay users for their data

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Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use...
04:17, 06/12/2019

Facebook launching app that pays users for data on app usage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching an app that will pay users to share information with the social media giant about which apps they’re using. The company previously rolled out two simil...
00:17, 06/12/2019

New bill could force Facebook, Google to disclose value of users’ data There’s no such thing as a free lunch — certainly not in Silicon Valley. That’s the message from a pair of US Senators who introduced a bill Monday to force tech giants like Facebook and Google to tel...
22:51, 06/24/2019

Facebook Faces Trial Over Data Breach Affecting 30 Million Users In a setback, a US court has rejected Facebook's claims to block a lawsuit against it in a data breach that affected nearly 30 million users in September last year....
08:51, 06/25/2019

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented' "The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg tells CNBC's Julia Boorstin after an earnings report that smashed expect...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Twitter bug accidentally shared location data of some iOS users Twitter says it has fixed a bug that resulted in a user’s approximate location information being shared with an unnamed Twitter partner. “We have discovered that we were inadvertently collecting and s...
13:34, 05/14/2019

Russia requires Tinder to provide data on its users MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s communications regulator says that Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies. The Russian Communications Oversight Agency published a ne...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Russia wants Tinder data — but info could be used to target LGBTQ2 users This month, the Russian Communications Oversight Agency added Tinder to the list of companies required to hand over information to the country's intelligence agencies....
21:51, 06/03/2019

Twitter Accidently Collected and Shared iOS Users' Location Data Twitter said it may have accidentally collected and shared location data of some users accessing its app through Apple devices with an advertising partner....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users (credit: Pixabay) Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database ...
01:17, 05/18/2019

Home DNA-testing firm will let users block FBI access to their data A big home DNA-testing company, FamilyTreeDNA, is to allow customers to block law-enforcement agencies from accessing their data, after a recent backlash...
00:00, 04/29/2019

Snapchat employees reportedly spied on users' data A report says Snapchat employees use internal tools to access user data including locations, email addresses and saved photos.        ...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platfo...
23:51, 06/18/2019

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
22:51, 06/11/2019

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed onlin...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Snapchat employees abused data access, spied on users: report Snapchat employees have been using internal tools — which offer them privileged access to user data — to spy on people’s pages, a report says. Two workers who are no longer with the ...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Google will soon allow users to auto-delete location history and search data People can set the Google feature to auto-delete data every 3 months or 18 months, to remove the places they've been, the websites they visit and the apps they use....
16:00, 05/02/2019

| Facebook says users' passwords were visible to employees Facebook has disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
19:34, 06/11/2019

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is crea...
11:17, 06/18/2019

Facebook could have more dead users than live ones by 2070 Researchers at the University of Oxford have been making some macabre calculations, and have concluded that the number of dead Facebook users will outnumber the living sometime between 2070 and 2100.I...
10:51, 05/01/2019

Massive leak exposed personal data belonging to 49 million Instagram users According to TechCrunch, an Instagram database containing the private information of 49 million members, was accidentally left exposed on Amazon Web Services. The database could have been viewed by an...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Head injuries, broken bones plague e-scooter users as more data rolls in Enlarge (credit: Tom Williams| Getty Images) If you're going to ride an e-scooter, you really ought to wear a helmet. That's the main take-home message from a study conducted by the Austin Public He...
18:34, 05/03/2019

Comcast usage soars 34% to 200GB a month, pushing users closer to data cap Enlarge / A Comcast van in Sunnyvale, California, in November 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) Comcast said its customers' monthly Internet data usage increased 34 percent between Q1 2...
12:51, 05/02/2019

Facebook will let users chat across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp There were rumors that Facebook was going to make its messaging products interoperable, but now it appears they're about to be a reality. At F8, Messenger's head of consumer product Asha Sha...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Dead Facebook users could outnumber the living by 2069 Within the next 50 years, Facebook could feel more like a place for the dead than the living. According to academics from the University of Oxford, by 2069, the dead could outnumber the living on the ...
17:51, 04/29/2019

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to prevent companies from harvesting their data. His b...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Snapchat working to bring Facebook-like functionality to users Facebook has been guilty for copying many features from competitors, but that doesn't mean it can't go the other way around in some instances. Snapchat is reportedly working on a brand new feature tha...
22:17, 06/08/2019

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
11:51, 06/26/2019

Study predicts more dead Facebook users than living by 2070 As many as 4.9 billion Facebook accounts could belong to dead users by 2100, Oxford University's Oxford Internet Institute said in a report on Monday....
00:17, 04/30/2019

Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of ‘silencing conservatives’ after it bans some far-right users Donald Trump Jr. on Friday charged that Facebook had engaged in a "purposeful & calculated silencing of conservatives" online, a day after the social-networking giant permanently banned far-right figu...
21:51, 05/03/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
21:51, 06/18/2019

Facebook Messenger hits 40M business users, but won't replace Slack anytime soon Businesses are increasingly using Facebook Messenger to communicate with customers, but the company is far from dominating the internal communications market....
21:51, 04/30/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late Ma...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Facebook Watch almost doubles its viewership in 6 months, hits 140 million daily users The tech giant's YouTube rival boasts more than 720 million monthly users, almost doubling since December.       ...
17:17, 06/12/2019

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scan...
03:00, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2- Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scan...
23:17, 05/30/2019

White House escalates war against Facebook, Google and Twitter with a campaign asking users to share stories of censorship The White House on Wednesday embarked on an unprecedented effort to collect names, contact information and other details about Americans who say that Facebook, Google and Twitter censor their politica...
02:51, 05/16/2019

Australian Court Rules Media Orgs Are Liable for Defamation Posted to Facebook by Random Users An Australian Court has ruled that media organizations are liable for anything defamatory that’s published to the public Facebook pages of those media companies, even if it’s just posted by a random F...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each user....
17:51, 06/26/2019

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users...
18:51, 06/11/2019

Facebook Says CEO Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said....
10:34, 06/13/2019

Turkish watchdog says it fines Facebook $271,000 for data breach Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) said on Friday it had fined Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira ($270,976.01) in April due to a data breach....
01:34, 05/11/2019

How Facebook plans to keep your data private while opening it up to researchers Ever since the 2016 US presidential elections, social network Facebook has been at the receiving end of criticism for its outsized influence on worldwide electoral processes, and threats to democracy ...
15:17, 04/30/2019

Facebook job offers 'shunned by top talent after data scandal' Recruiters reportedly say social network has suffered major decline in interest from top US schoolsThe fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to hurt Facebook as candidates turn down j...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Facebook gets Brazil fine over WhatsApp data cut to $6 million Facebook Inc's fine for withholding WhatsApp messages from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais ($6 million), a Brazilian federal appeals court ruled on Tue...
00:17, 06/26/2019

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit campaign, and the 2016 US presidential election....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Ramadan in Mideast is for fasting and Facebook, data shows DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Technology is reshaping the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with its long days of fasting and prayer meant to draw worshippers closer to God and away from worldly dist...
09:34, 05/28/2019

Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app Remember when it was revealed in January that Facebook used to pay teens and gather mobile app usage data from them through an app? Well, the company shut that program down after a huge backlash, but ...
08:17, 06/12/2019

Judge orders Facebook to turn over records on data privacy DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is ordering Facebook to turn over internal records regarding data privacy and access to user data. Thursday’s ruling involves an investor lawsuit seeking comp...
03:17, 05/31/2019

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agen...
21:17, 06/06/2019

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan - TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agen...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the company in order to obtain information pertaining to t...
23:17, 05/31/2019

Court Tells Facebook to Open Its Records on Data Privacy A Delaware court has ordered Facebook to hand over records to shareholders investigating the data privacy breach that fed information to now-defunct data miner Cambridge Analytica....
00:51, 06/03/2019

Facebook sues firm for allegedly misusing app data to target ads Facebook is trying to preempt Cambridge Analytica-style scandals with legal action. The social network has sued the South Korean analytics firm Rankwave for allegedly misusing its app data for ad tar...
01:00, 05/12/2019

Facebook Says Mark Zuckerberg Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said Wednesday as it......
06:51, 06/13/2019

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the Britis...
21:00, 05/31/2019

New Apple Sign-In Option Could Keep More Personal Data Away From Facebook, Google Apple’s plan to enable anonymous sign-ins on mobile apps threatens to choke off access to data for companies including Facebook and Google, which use the information to track users and sell ads....
20:34, 06/06/2019

Facebook Sues South Korea Data Analytics Firm Facebook is suing South Korean data analytics firm Rankwave to make sure it isn't breaking the leading social network's rules, the US company said Friday....
10:00, 05/11/2019

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British......
13:17, 06/01/2019

Facebook usage falling after privacy scandals, data suggests Actions such as shares and likes down nearly 20%, though user numbers still growingFacebook usage has plummeted over the last year, according to data seen by the Guardian, though the company says usag...
00:51, 06/21/2019

Facebook Agrees to Hand Over Hate Speech Data to French Courts France just scored what it’s characterizing as a major victory in the battle to curb online hate speech—one that potentially carries significant implications for privacy and free speech online. Read m...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Irish Top Court Rejects Facebook Appeal Over Transfer of User Data to US European Court of Justice will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens' data to the US in July, after Facebook's bid to stop its referral was blocked by Ireland's Supreme......
15:17, 05/31/2019

Irish Supreme Court rejects Facebook bid to block ECJ data case Ireland's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Facebook to block a landmark privacy case, regarding the transfer of EU users' data to the United States, being referred to Europe's top court....
12:00, 05/31/2019

McNamee: Facebook and Google, like China, use data to manipulate behavior and it must stop "They are essentially gathering data about everybody, creating these data voodoo dolls and using that to manipulate the choices available to people," warns early Facebook and Google investor Roger McN...
21:17, 06/10/2019

Facebook will share data on hate speech suspects with French courts Facebook is handing over identifying information to French courts on people suspected of using hate speech on its social network. "This is huge news, it means that the judicial process will be able to...
19:17, 06/25/2019

Facebook while black: Users call it getting 'Zucked,' say talking about racism is censored as hate speech Black Facebook users complain they can't talk about racism without being censored for hate speech. Civil rights groups want Facebook to fix it.        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Brazil court slashes fine for Facebook's refusal to share WhatsApp data Facebook Inc's fine for withholding WhatsApp messages from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais ($6 million), a Brazilian federal appeals court ruled on Tue...
02:51, 06/26/2019

Exclusive: In a world first, Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts In a world first, Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France's minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tu...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Exclusive: Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts - minister Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France's minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tuesday, adding the ...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Breaking up Facebook? Try data literacy, social engineering, personal knowledge graphs, and developer advocacy Yes, Facebook is a data-driven monopoly. But the only real way to break it up is by getting hold of its data and functionality, one piece at a time. It will take a combination of tech, data, and socia...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Getting your corporate data ready for prescriptive analytics: data quantity and quality in equal measures Good news: there's nothing special about getting your data ready for prescriptive analytics. Bad news: you need to do what's needed to get your data ready for any type of analytics - and that's hard w...
22:34, 06/21/2019

Super Samsung Galaxy S10e double data deal: free upfront, 30GB data, only £30/pm When Samsung Galaxy S10e deals were first released back in March, we expected them to fly off the shelves. A more affordable version of the tech giant's 2019 flagship - what wasn't to like? ...
13:51, 06/26/2019

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management to the enterprise Data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualization to connect data in the cloud and on premise, a...
01:51, 06/20/2019

Tech Data leaks 246GB of customer data IT giant Tech Data has plugged a data leak which exposed 264GB of customer data to the public after being informed of the leak by security researchers.Security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar of ...
22:34, 06/07/2019

Why data privacy without data visibility doesn't cut it for GDPR We’re approaching the first anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Unfortunately, some companies still aren’t making the grade when it comes to protecting data.&#x...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Choosing the right data security solution for big data environments Data is money. For some organisations, data has become the highest commodity, and this means consumers now hold the power. By gathering these large data sets, businesses can analyse human behaviour an...
13:34, 05/06/2019

'CBOE Streaming Markets' is New Direct-Access Data Service From CBOE Holdings' Market Data Express CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Data Express, LLC, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE), has launched a new market data service known as "CBOE Streaming Markets" (CSM). The ...
07:34, 05/02/2019

A world where data manages data Artificial intelligence (AI) is hardly a new idea. In fact, the first reference to what we now understand as AI dates back to 1863, when Samuel Butler wrote Darwin among the Machines. Butler’s ...
15:00, 05/10/2019

CBOE’s Historical Data Subscription Service Migrating to CBOE Livevol Data Shop CHICAGO, IL -- January 6, 2017 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that its historical market data service formerly operated by Market Data Express (MDX) will migrate to C...
15:17, 05/01/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on H...
05:51, 06/27/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
00:34, 05/10/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a le...
19:17, 05/09/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest so...
00:51, 05/01/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power and that of its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg....
01:34, 05/10/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitio...
11:00, 05/12/2019

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
00:17, 06/14/2019

CBOE Introduces New Options App for ios Users CHICAGO, IL -- November 4, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has released its new state-of-the-art “CBOE Mobile” options application for iPhone and iPad users....
22:34, 05/01/2019

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their accounts.The cybercriminals behind phishing attacks are al...
02:51, 06/18/2019

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
16:34, 05/24/2019

The TiVo For Antenna Users Has Never Been Cheaper Online TV subscriptions just keep getting more expensive (and don’t get us started on actual cable), but making the switch to an OTA antenna doesn’t mean you have to give up your DVR....
06:51, 06/14/2019

US may soften ban on Huawei to help existing users The Trump administration might ease its Huawei trade ban... if ever so slightly. A Commerce Department spokeswoman told Reuters in a statement that it might soon grant Huawei a temporary license to "...
23:00, 05/18/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users are now complaining about a new issue OnePlus might start feeling like The Little Dutch Boy, plugging up one hole in the dam only to find another crack forming. Just yesterday, OnePlus 7 Pro users started to receive an update designed to ...
02:51, 05/28/2019

Flipboard Users: Update Your Passwords Right Now Flipboard, the news aggregation app and website, announced to its users in an email today that a massive security breach left account login information vulnerable and accessible to hackers for over ni...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be obese, study says The joke is that smoking marijuana can cause weight gain because users might get the munchies, but new research suggests that pot smokers weigh less....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Apple says it collects fee on less than 1% of Spotify users Music streaming service Spotify Technology SA pays Apple Inc a 15% fee on about 680,000 of its 100 million premium customers, Apple disclosed in a response to Spotify's complaint with European antitru...
03:51, 06/25/2019

Spotify has 100 million Premium users Spotify has 100 million Premium users, the company has announced in its most recent financial figures. In total, the streaming service has 217 million users, 117 million of which are enjoying the free...
16:17, 04/29/2019

WhatsApp was breached: Here's what users need to do Facebook's WhatsApp urges users to upgrade to the latest version of the messaging app after a report says users are vulnerable to malicious spyware.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese New research examines the link between body mass index and cannabis use. The findings may seem counterintuitive, given that marijuana increases appetite....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Pixel users can now take selfies with Pikachu and three other Pokemon The Google Pixel line uses Augmented Reality with its Playground feature to allow you to include what it calls Playmoji to appear in your photos and videos. These are AR stickers that are designed to ...
22:51, 05/02/2019

JioPhone Users Can Recharge Their Device Using These Five Plans Jio phone recharge: Meant for Reliance Jio prepaid customers using the private sector telecom service provider's JioPhone devices, these recharge packs are priced from Rs 49 to Rs 594. The five......
00:51, 05/09/2019

Roku has 29.1 million active users (and no profit) Roku is finding that there are benefits to being the neutral player in the bloodthirsty wars for our hearts, wallets and streaming service subscriptions. The company's most recent financial figur...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country&a...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
05:34, 05/30/2019

Several Pixel 3a users get a glimpse of the future thanks to Google You can't blame some Google Pixel 3a owners for double checking the calendar today. That's because a few of them received the July Android security update on June 19th, just two weeks after the June u...
09:51, 06/20/2019

Is Twitter Notifying Users When Their Tweets Are Shared in DMs? No. What? Of Course Not. Twitter is a lot of things, but where it consistently excels is as at being a petri dish to watch context collapse in real time. Take, for example, a very obvious joke turned nightmare scenario circul...
02:17, 06/11/2019

Snap could let users add songs to their disappearing messages Snapchat is reportedly looking to make it easier to incorporate music into its ephemeral messages, so users don't have to resort to using tricks and loopholes. According to The Wall Street Journa...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outag...
02:51, 06/14/2019

Jerusalem's Old City now accessible for wheelchair users Jerusalem's Old City, sacred to three major faiths, is now wheelchair accessible. Find out how this ancient city is opening up to people with mobility issues....
13:51, 06/07/2019

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into ...
10:17, 06/18/2019

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 de...
01:51, 05/07/2019

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

Google’s Pixel 3a has a serious problem for some users, and there’s no fix in sight Google has been making phones for quite a few years now, both during the Nexus era when other smartphone vendors designed its devices, and especially in the Pixel era where it creates its own hardware...
15:51, 05/20/2019

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the comin...
04:17, 06/01/2019

Ericsson: Users expect to pay more for novel 5G devices and networks Consumers are ready for 5G, according to a large-scale study from Ericsson, and even willing to pay more for it -- the only question is how much?Read More...
11:34, 05/07/2019

iTunes bug causing many users’ 4K titles to be downgraded to HD Back in 2017, Apple TV 4K users cheered when selected films in their iTunes libraries started receiving Ultra HD upgrades at no extra cost.Now, it appears the opposite is happening (albeit unintention...
11:17, 05/16/2019

New renders showcase the iOS 13 features that iPhone users want most iOS 13 is the next major iPhone and iPad operating system update, and Apple will unveil its most important features on Monday, during its WWDC 2019 keynote. Some of these features already leaked, and ...
00:51, 05/31/2019

RHEL 8 now available, though CentOS users will need to wait for updates Users of Red Hat Enterprise Linux are able to upgrade, though users of RHEL derivatives like CentOS and Oracle Linux will need to wait, along with Scientific Linux users....
22:34, 05/10/2019

Windows users must patch PCs against BlueKeep, NSA warns The NSA (National Security Agency in the US) has gone as far as to actively warn users of older versions of Windows that unless they are patched, their systems are open to a major attack which could p...
11:51, 06/06/2019

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
20:34, 06/20/2019

Alibaba is nudging users to be more ethical with its in-app minigames Four years ago, in a move designed to explore the viability of new offline sales models, Alibaba ran a little experiment. Two of its financial service offerings, Alipay digital wallet and its onboard ...
10:51, 06/23/2019

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted....
16:51, 06/20/2019

Venmo Users Have Feelings About Your Crappy Etiquette Venmo is a service for financial transactions. It’s also designed like a social network. It’s a strange duality that predictably leads to some awkward questions of what good form looks like on the ser...
14:34, 06/25/2019

O.J. Simpson tweets about Dem debate, gets blasted by users Someone might want to remind O.J. Simpson that he’s a convicted felon. “The Juice” had Twitter talking yet again on Wednesday night after announcing that he’d be watching the D...
05:51, 06/27/2019

Half of cannabis users think they can drive safely while high – are they right? It’s been several years since recreational cannabis was made legal in some US states. What effect has it had on road safety?People who are stoned often think they’re being funnier than they actually a...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Google confirms Huawei users will still have access to some of its services Huawei smartphone users who didn't follow the tech news over the weekend will probably have a shock, when they'll learn that Google is taking steps to prevent the Chinese company from getting Android ...
08:34, 05/20/2019

Google Pay will no longer let UK users send money to friends If you use Google Pay to send money between your friends, you may soon be cut off from splitting the bill. The company informed users today via email that it will be killing off the Google Pay Send pe...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Microsoft warns users about email security scam Security researchers at Microsoft have issued a warning concerning an ongoing spam wave which utilizes malicious RTF documents to infect users' systems with malware.According to the company, the ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Chrome will limit full ad blocking to enterprise users The days of easily blocking ads in Google Chrome may soon be over thanks to a proposed change to the browser's extensions system called Manifest V3 that Google announced back in January.Manifest ...
06:17, 05/31/2019

Google's Now Letting Users Pay for Android Apps With Cash While credit cards are rampant in the United States, it’s not necessarily the case in other countries where cash is still king. At this year’s Google I/O developer conference, the tech giant announced...
19:17, 05/09/2019

'Alien: Isolation' will terrify Switch users later this year Xenomorphs will soon hunt you down on the road. Creative Assembly and Sega are bringing the survival horror of Alien: Isolation to the Switch sometime later in 2019. There are precious few details o...
05:34, 06/12/2019

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer group Which?...
13:00, 06/12/2019

Reliance Jio Offers These Five Recharge Options For JioPhone Users Meant for Reliance Jio prepaid customers using the company's JioPhone devices, these recharge packs are priced from Rs 49 to Rs 594, and offer a validity period ranging from 28 days to 168 days. These...
14:00, 04/29/2019

The Google Play Store is nagging some users to get rid of old apps There have been a handful of updates to the Google Play Store’s operation that garnered headlines in recent days, such as the news that apps’ rating calculations will start being more heav...
04:00, 05/13/2019

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after security breach Facebook's WhatsApp urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app after reporting that users might be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without the...
14:00, 05/14/2019

La Liga app spied on users to catch illegal streamers Spain's top professional football league, La Liga, has been fined $284k by the country's data protection agency for using the league's mobile app to spy on its fans.The app, which has b...
21:17, 06/13/2019

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Music, Messages, Notes, Reminders and more, all part ...
21:34, 06/03/2019

Over 2 Crore Users Logged On To Railways' Free WiFi In May Over two crore users logged into the railway WiFi at 1,606 stations across its network in May and the facility of free internet would be extended to the remaining 4,791 stations within this year,......
22:34, 06/25/2019

HomePod will support multiple users and music handoffs Apple just addressed some of the complaints about the HomePod in one fell swoop. A future update to the smart speaker will bring multiple major upgrades, most notably support for multiple users. Like ...
21:00, 06/03/2019

WhatsApp urges users to update app after 'serious' security breach The vulnerability – first reported by the Financial Times, and fixed in the latest WhatsApp update – allowed hackers to insert malicious software on phones by calling the target using the app, which i...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL users are reporting random shutdowns Thanks to its terrific camera and mid-range price point, Google's new Pixel 3a and 3a XL smartphones have been fairly well-received by the public, however, that hasn't been the case for all ...
07:17, 05/21/2019

Hilarious #HornChallenge Has TikTok Users Laughing Out Loud The #HornChallenge involves pressing the face of a friend, family member or, in some cases, even a pet, as a honking sound plays in the background. Since the trend started, thousands of videos with......
11:34, 06/25/2019

Dropbox Boosts Storage, Features, and Price for 'Plus' Users We’ll start with the semi-bad news: Dropbox is kicking up the price of its Plus plan from $10 to $12 per month. You’ll have to go for one fewer coffee if you want to stay on budget with your wild clou...
21:17, 05/30/2019

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps promoted by Apple in the App Store contained secret tr...
23:00, 06/08/2019

WhatsApp urges users to act after cyber surveillance attack on app Cyber attackers were able to install spyware on WhatsApp through its voice call function, even if the user did not pick up the call, the company has confirmed....
10:34, 05/14/2019

Samsung tweet urges users to scan their TVs for viruses If you have a Samsung smart TV, chances are you already scan it for viruses regularly. You don't? Well, Samsung thinks you should. The South Korean TV manufacturer's support account sen...
11:51, 06/18/2019

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor...
19:00, 06/06/2019

FCC ruling brings good news for many U.S. smartphone users Some analysts say that half of the calls you receive on your mobile phone this year will be spam/scam calls. And we can tell you that in the U.S., this stat is absolutely on target. And even if you bl...
04:51, 06/07/2019

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 suppor...
22:51, 06/06/2019

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term...
21:17, 06/18/2019

Here's the fastest way for Android users to find and uninstall apps they don't need How many apps do you have on your phone? Do you use them all, or is that percentage closer to 50%? 40%? 20%? Let's say someone has 211 apps on their Android phone. Wouldn't you say that there are some...
23:17, 05/10/2019

Cryptopia needs $2M to keep a database alive – or users might never recover their tokens Defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia warned it will take “some months at least” to figure out how to return tokens owed to its users. Cryptopia administrators have also requested “urgent interim ...
01:51, 05/28/2019

Dating app users more likely to control their weight in unhealthy ways People who use dating apps such as tinder are more likely to go to great lengths to get a slim figure. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
16:51, 05/31/2019

Google wants next billion users, but has no plans to launch in China Google CEO Sundar Pichai said his company doesn't have plans to launch in China, but that doesn't mean the tech giant wants to ignore its hundreds of millions of Internet users....
19:17, 06/17/2019

RoboKiller v. Nomorobo: Which robocall blocker should iOS users choose? Call blockers have made significant advancements, but so have telemarketers' tactics for getting you to pick up. See how call blockers RoboKiller and Nomorobo compare....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Instagram will start hiding 'Like' counts for users in Canada As rumored, Instagram is indeed getting ready to roll out a test that hides "Like" counts from people looking at your pictures and videos. The company made the announcement at Facebook's F8 devel...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Denver Uber users can buy public transit tickets in the app Uber customers in Denver can now use the app to purchase transit tickets. This makes Denver the first city in the world to get the added capability, but it won't be the last. It's all part o...
01:00, 05/03/2019

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastruct...
02:00, 06/18/2019

Over 2 billion YouTube users are logged in and watching every month YouTube has hit a new milestone, with over two billion viewers logged into the service and going square-eyed every month. That's a little over a quarter of the world's population.As CNET rep...
16:34, 05/03/2019

The NSA is urging Windows users to update their computers ASAP If you’re a Windows user who has yet to update your operating system after the discovery of the Bluekeep vulnerability a few weeks ago, then maybe a warning from the NSA will be enough to spur y...
03:17, 06/06/2019

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With ...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Nintendo Switch Online nears 10 million users Nintendo Switch Online has nearly reached 10 million users, according to a financial statement released by the company on Friday, April 26. That's a fairly substantial amount considering the...
19:34, 04/28/2019

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be ab...
01:34, 06/18/2019

"Everyone Voted Modi": Twitter Users Give New Meaning To EVM As the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) surged to power, a section of Twitter users created a new acronym for the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) today, labelling them "Everyone Voted Modi"....
16:34, 05/23/2019

Survey suggests 97% of Mac users are more productive after switching from Windows A new study suggests that after switching from a Windows PC to a Mac, 97% of enterprise users feel more productive.The survey was conducted by the Vanson Bourne market research firm for Jamf, which is...
12:17, 06/21/2019

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world breathed a sigh of relief. The World Health Organizatio...
03:00, 06/18/2019

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data....
08:00, 05/24/2019

White House Urges Internet Users To Denounce 'Censorship' President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday renewed its claims of political favoritism among search engines and social media platforms by launching a survey that encourages people to report.....
06:51, 05/16/2019

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as Sn...
05:17, 05/24/2019

Robinhood users have been scooping up Tesla's plunging stock (TSLA) Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Robinhood users have been adding Tesla to their holdins despite an extremely difficult time for the electric-car maker, according to data from the Robinhood trading app. T...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
13:34, 06/05/2019

IDC: High-end VR grew 60% in 2018, users have smartwatch-level satisfaction Strong growth in high-performance VR headset sales offset declines in smartphone-dependent headsets, IDC reports, but the market still faces challenges.Read More...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Larry Sanger will hide ‘blockchain’ on Everipedia to keep users comfortable Larry Sanger, co-founder of Wikipedia, took the Hard Fork stage at TNW2019 to reinforce the idea that user experience (UX) is a catalyst for decentralization. Sanger, now Chief Information Officer for...
17:34, 05/10/2019

CryptoKitties and Dice Games Fail to Lure Users to Dapps Blockchain-based platforms have attracted thousands of volunteer developers with the promise of decentralized alternatives to Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS. What they don’t have yet are users....
12:00, 05/29/2019

WhatsApp Makes It Difficult to Save Profile Photos of Other Users WhatsApp beta for Android version 2.19.143 and WhatsApp Business beta for iPhone version 2.19.60.5 have removed the ability to save profile photos of other users....
14:34, 05/16/2019

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing ...
08:34, 06/08/2019

Google Drive users on a discontinued plan are getting an unexpected freebie It's getting harder and harder to complain about running out of storage space on today's high-end and even mid-range smartphones, especially if you also add in an ultra-affordable or insanely hefty mi...
12:51, 05/23/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users complain about a 'ghostly presence' tapping on their screen If you own a OnePlus 7 Pro and have been plagued by a touchscreen that seems to be receiving inputs from a ghost, don't worry. You're not going crazy. Some OnePlus 7 Pro owners are complaining on the ...
18:34, 05/25/2019

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attractive price....
13:34, 05/30/2019

Apple pledges to notify users of potential iPhone slowdowns Apple became more upfront with iPhone users after it was compelled to admit that it deliberately slowed down iPhones in older devices to balance out performance and battery life. Now, the tech giant h...
16:51, 05/23/2019

UK's CMA says Apple agrees to be "more upfront" with iPhone users on battery health Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into c...
15:17, 05/22/2019

EA patched Origin security flaws that put millions of users at risk EA patched flaws in its Origin platform that could have enabled hackers to hijack and exploit millions of users' accounts. The vulnerabilities were spotted by Check Point Research and CyberInt, a...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Official Apple video promotes new features available to Memoji users in iOS 13 Today was opening day of the WWDC developer conference and as expected, iOS 13 was unveiled. The company already posted a video promoting the new makeup, hairstyles, and other fashion accessories that...
03:17, 06/04/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users report ‘ghost touches’ that occur without any input It should be an exceptional week for OnePlus, considering the stellar response the OnePlus 7 Pro got after launch and the fact that the young smartphone vendor just launched its first ever 5G phone. H...
19:17, 05/25/2019

Researchers pose as heroin users to find treatment gaps Researchers posing as heroin users seeking help contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates. The study found the “secret shoppers” were den...
00:34, 06/04/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro users are experiencing some pretty bizarre issues on Verizon The OnePlus 7 Pro is without a doubt one of the world's best Android smartphones, but despite this bad boy essentially escalating its manufacturer's status in the mobile industry from underdog and fla...
11:17, 05/24/2019

Apple agrees to notify users when iOS updates throttle down performance Following the last year debate about whether or not Apple should have informed consumers that some of its updates will slow down their iPhones, the UK Competition and Markets Authority kicked off an i...
06:51, 05/23/2019

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade after discovering spyware vulnerability The spyware, developed by Israeli cyber intelligence company, used infected phone calls to take over the functions of operating systemsWhatsApp is encouraging users to update to the latest version of ...
07:17, 05/14/2019

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 concernin...
03:34, 05/14/2019

Spotify finally adds a sleep timer for Android users Users of the Android version of Spotify, like Reddit user Studdz, have been raving over the past few days about the quiet addition of a highly requested feature to the Android version of the music str...
04:17, 05/28/2019

YouTube TV is giving away free Showtime subscriptions to longtime users They say that nothing in life is free, but Google would beg to differ, as select YouTube TV subscribers are now being offered a free subscription to Showtime from now through September 5th. The subscr...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method.        ...
20:00, 05/19/2019

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack Facebook's WhatsApp on Tuesday urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app following a report that users could be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phon...
11:00, 05/14/2019

iPhone users can now download bigger apps & games over cellular Apple has never been a fan of large file downloads over data, but this week the Cupertino giant has unexpected upped its cellular download limit for iPhones and iPads to 200MB from the previous cap of...
14:34, 05/31/2019

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Can weed users be trusted with guns? A battle in America's heartland As legalization reaches the red states, the conflict between federal gun and marijuana laws becomes an issueIn November 2018, a Pennsylvania doctor who both used and prescribed medical marijuana sued ...
08:17, 06/24/2019

Comcast built an eye-control remote to help users with movement issues in an attempt to improve the accessibility of its services, Comcast announced today the launch of a feature that will allow users to control their television using only their eyes. The Xfinity X1 eye ...
16:34, 06/17/2019

Comcast created an eye-control remote to help users with mobility challenges Comcast launches a free X1 TV remote that lets customers with physical disabilities change channels, surf and sets recordings with their eyes.       ...
20:17, 06/17/2019

Charter squeezes more money out of Internet users with new cancellation policy Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Sean Gladwell) Charter is making it more expensive to cancel its Spectrum Internet service, as it will begin charging customers for the full month after they cancel i...
05:51, 05/08/2019

Outlook for Android and iOS gains new feature that help users get things done quicker Microsoft is bringing support for a new feature to Outlook for mobile – Actionable Messages. The new feature will be available once the latest update goes live in the App Store and Google Play Store, ...
23:51, 05/06/2019

Crafting website bans users from sharing support for Trump What a tangled web politics can weave – even when it comes to crafting. Ravelry — a popular knitting and crocheting online community that boasts millions of users — is banning forum posts,...
15:34, 06/24/2019

App stores pull dating apps after FTC warning about underage users You'd think that dating app developers would be sure to keep children from signing up, but that's not always the case. Apple and Google have removed three Wildec dating apps (FastMeet, Meet...
07:51, 05/07/2019

Google announced new AR YouTube filters that let users virtually try on makeup Google is experimenting with AR makeup filters this summer to let you test out new lipstick shades using your smartphones front-facing camera.       ...
19:51, 06/19/2019

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
20:51, 05/31/2019

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – earlier this year. According to the latest report from...
11:51, 06/20/2019

Commerce Dept. grants Huawei a 90-day license to help existing users Last week the US Commerce Department added Huawei and 68 subsidiaries to its "Entity List" that bans it from doing business with US companies without a special license. Today, as anticipated, the Comm...
02:17, 05/21/2019

Apple Says Only a Small Fraction of Spotify Users Affected by Its Fees Spotify pays Apple a 15 percent fee on about 680,000 of its 100 million premium customers, Apple disclosed in a response to Spotify's complaint with European antitrust regulators....
08:51, 06/25/2019

Realme 2 Pro Users Report Bootloop Issue Following Android Pie Update Realme 2 Pro users are reporting a bootloop issue following the recent Android Pie update for the phone, but a workaround has been shared by the company to avert it....
17:51, 06/03/2019

Chinese VidMate app fraud hits up to half a billion users New research from Upstream has revealed that the popular Android app VidMate has been hijacking user's smartphones to use additional data, incur unwanted charges and collect personal information....
20:34, 05/20/2019

La Liga Fined €250,000 For Spying On App Users To Crack Down On Illegal Streams Spain’s La Liga was fined €250,000 today by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, one year after admitting that its mobile app was spying on some users’ phones in an attempt to find out if they were wa...
11:34, 06/12/2019

Many PlayStation Credit Card Users Aren't Getting Their Promised Rewards The Capital One Playstation credit card looks like a great deal. After making your first purchase on the card, you get a $50 gift card to the Playstation store, and from then on, every time you make a...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Huawei is selling lock screen ads on certain models; users are not happy Have things come to this for Huawei? Is the company having so much trouble selling its phones that it needs to sell lock screen ads on its handsets? Several tweets from Huawei owners (via Android Poli...
06:34, 06/14/2019

Spotify becomes first music service to reach 100M paying users Spotify said Monday it has surpassed the 100 million-user mark for its premium subscription service, becoming the first digital music service to do so....
18:34, 04/29/2019

BlackBerry shuts down messenger service, blaming lack of users Consumer version of BBM will cease but app aimed at businesses will continueBBM, or BlackBerry Messenger, the encrypted messaging service that introduced many to the joys of mobile chat – and was blam...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Microsoft wants to help business users to build their own customized digital assistants Microsoft's evolving 'conversational AI' strategy looks to be a key focus at Build 2019. And Cortana is still part of that strategy, though in a more business-centric way....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Best beginner DSLR cameras 2019: 10 cheap DSLRs perfect for new users Ready to make the step up from your smartphone or point-and-shoot to something a bit more powerful? These are the best beginner DSLRs you can buy right now in 2019.An entry-level, beginner DSLR is the...
19:34, 05/09/2019

Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton on building a computer for industrial users The Raspberry Pi foundation today announced the launch of its latest model – the Raspberry Pi 4. This pocket-sized computer isn’t an iterative improvement on previous devices, but rather a radical re-...
13:51, 06/24/2019

Many Marijuana Users Turn to the Drug for a Surprising Reason: Workout Fuel Most Americans don’t get anywhere near enough exercise — for all kinds of reasons. Some researchers have wondered whether a rise in the use of marijuana is one of them. “The stereoty...
20:51, 05/07/2019

Supreme Court says iPhone users can sue Apple for excessive prices on its App Store The Supreme Court opened the door for iPhone users to sue Apple over excessive prices on its exclusive App Store.        ...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Microsoft practically begs Windows users to fix wormable BlueKeep flaw Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Microsoft security officials say they are confident an exploit exists for BlueKeep, the recently patched vulnerability that has the potential to trigger self-replicat...
20:34, 05/31/2019

New Yolo anonymous Q&A app attracts millions of teenage users, has parents wary The new anonymous Q & A app, Yolo, has gained popularity among young Snapchat users but has raised concerns of bullying and privacy among parents.        ...
15:17, 06/18/2019

Social media users help cops bust alleged turtle killer Justice came slow and steady for this alleged turtle killer. Devin Antoine Simpson, 20, was busted by cops in North Carolina for kicking to death the helpless pet — after outraged social media u...
04:51, 06/05/2019

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Hackers exploit Mozilla Firefox bug reportedly affecting Coinbase users Mozilla has warned hackers are exploiting a critical “zero-day” exploit in its Firefox browser — and cryptocurrency owners are most at-risk, ZDNet reports. Details of the bug are scarce, but Mozilla h...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Gmail's 'confidential' messages feature rolls out to G Suite users next month Roughly a year ago, Google rolled out Confidential Mode for Gmail users as part of a big refresh to its web email system – an update that also included other new features such as Smart Compose ...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Huawei mobile users ponder switching brand after Google news Time to abandon the Huawei phone? That was what some owners asked after U.S. tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with China's top mobile maker, threatening future access to Gmail, You...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Instagram test designed to make users more trusting of content on the platform When Instagram first launched, it was known for the filters that users could apply to their photos, which would then be shared among members. The company was acquired by Facebook in 2012 for a reporte...
19:51, 05/07/2019

WhatsApp Exploit Allowed Hackers to Snoop, Users Urged to Update App WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alone....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, w...
22:51, 05/16/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Users Report 'Phantom Touch' Display Issue, Fix Incoming OnePlus 7 Pro touch issue is easily triggered when he CPU-Z app is used, but reports of the issue being triggered in other apps has also been reported...
13:34, 05/25/2019

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection facilities and overdose prevention sites...
00:17, 06/06/2019

Mozilla urges Firefox users to update browser immediately due to vulnerability Following the discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in its browser, Mozilla is urging Firefox users to immediately update to the latest version of its desktop app − that includes Firefox ESR, w...
08:34, 06/19/2019

Gmail Smart Compose feature rolling out to G Suite users on Android and iOS One year after it revealed the Smart Compose feature for Gmail, Google is finally making it available to G Suite users. Since most of you have been probably using the feature for a few months now, you...
09:34, 06/04/2019

Sajid Javid hits out at drug users in wake of Gove confession Home secretary speaks out after Tory leadership rival admits to taking cocaineSajid Javid, a Conservative leadership candidate, has hit out at the middle-class users of class A drugs who fail to think...
13:34, 06/09/2019

Microsoft brings redesigned Apple Watch notifications to Outlook users A quick heads up for those of you who are using Outlook for iOS on a regular basis. It looks like Microsoft has decided to revamp the Outlook notifications for Apple Watch, so if own the wearable devi...
02:51, 05/21/2019

Google adds new Maps features that offer some users rewards and perks Google has just announced a new set of features for business owners that will allow them to give Maps users an incentive to follow and, eventually, buy from them. Five years after launching Google My ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

‘Jurassic World Alive’ update lets users feed their AR dinosaurs You might not realize it, but you're living in a world full of dinosaurs. Since the augmented reality game Jurassic World Alive came out last year, it's been downloaded 17 million times. Pla...
16:17, 06/26/2019

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent hypocrites if they fail to recognise the environme...
22:17, 06/17/2019

Telegram Hit by DDoS Cyber-Attack, Users May Experience Connection Issues Telegram has been hit by a "powerful" distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack and users in the United States and other countries may experience connection issues....
21:51, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health -UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into c...
15:17, 05/22/2019

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her to handle. For example, if you want to know what T...
04:00, 05/28/2019

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles towards videos of kids has decided maybe, just may...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record what is said even before a wake word, like "Alexa"....
19:51, 05/25/2019

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
22:51, 05/29/2019

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at multiple pharmacies, a practice known as doctor shoppi...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Twitch sues users who posted porn, racism, and more to Artifact stream page Enlarge / A capture shows the flood of "Ayaya" anime meme streams that took over Twitch's Artifact stream page in May. (credit: Know Your Meme) In a federal lawsuit filed last week, Twitch accuses 1...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Snapchat Employees Allegedly Misused Internal Tools to Snoop on Users: Report Existing online today means giving over a wealth of data. The hope is that the companies safeguarding it are doing so securely, but thousands of people work for these companies, and all it takes is a ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Candy Crush Developer Says 9.2 Million Users Play At Least 3 Hours a Day, But It's Totally Not Addictive Alex Dale, a senior executive at Candy Crush Saga developer King, told a UK House of Commons select committee that approximately 3.4 percent or 9.2 million users spend “three or more hours a day” play...
05:51, 06/27/2019

Tencent Music charges for more content as paying users drive profit beat China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it had started charging for more of its content in the first quarter as the popularity of its pay-for-streaming services helped drive up profit....
13:51, 05/14/2019

Google’s huge Android Q privacy push means nothing to hundreds of millions of users Privacy is finally starting to feel like a priority for Google, and you only need to look at the company’s Android Q presentation from this year’s I/O event to realize that Google is going...
23:17, 05/07/2019

Google Maps Rolls Out 'Stay Safer' Feature for Android Users in India Google Maps Stay Safer feature is rolling out to Android users in India, and the users will need to update to the latest version of Google Maps to be able to use it....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Bumble’s new ‘Private Detector’ protects users from rude, lewd and nude photos Bumble is stepping up safety precautions on its popular dating site with a new feature that will shield users from, uh, junk mail. Bumble’s “Private Detector” will use artificial intelligence to tackl...
22:17, 04/28/2019

Twitter apologizes for suspending users critical of China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary In a statement posted to the company's Public Policy Twitter feed on Saturday, Twitter said "a number of accounts" had been suspended as part of efforts to target accounts engaging in "platform manipu...
00:34, 06/03/2019

Dropbox raises full-year revenue forecast as paying users rise File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast and reported better-than-expected quarterly results, as it added more paying subscribers....
03:17, 05/10/2019

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news outlets have already reported it’s a faithfu...
22:51, 05/22/2019

Dropbox tops quarterly revenue, profit estimates on higher paying users File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc topped Wall Street expectations for first-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, as it signed up more paying users and earned more revenue from them....
23:51, 05/09/2019

Apple’s privacy-focused features risk trapping users in its walled garden During its WWDC keynote, Apple fired several shots against Facebook and Google with a number of privacy-focused features. But the one that deserves a special mention is the company’s single sign-on (S...
12:51, 06/04/2019

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the ca...
00:17, 06/18/2019

Hurry and claim your free four-month Apple Music subscription right now at Groupon (new users only) It's definitely not every day that you get the chance to claim a free four-month subscription to the world's second most popular music streaming platform, but believe it or not, that's precisely the a...
03:17, 06/26/2019

Suit filed by iTunes users claims that Apple did make its customers the product Ever since the Cambridge Analytica story broke, revealing that 87 million Facebook members had their personal data used without permission, Apple and its CEO Tim Cook have been saying one thing over a...
04:00, 05/25/2019

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...
03:51, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-Dropbox raises full-year revenue forecast as paying users rise File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast and reported better-than-expected quarterly results, as it added more paying subscribers....
02:34, 05/10/2019

Netflix brings a long-awaited feature to its Android users after initial iPhone exclusivity Under siege from all sides of the video streaming industry, as Disney and Apple are ramping up their business diversification efforts, Netflix is reportedly cooking up a bunch of big changes aimed at ...
02:51, 05/21/2019

Apple lets users track menstrual cycles on Health app, Watch with software update Apple's adds Cycle Tracker to the Health app and Watch to record menstruation cycles and patterns, jumping into an industry with over 1,000 apps.       ...
21:34, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Dropbox tops quarterly revenue, profit estimates on higher paying users File sharing and storage company Dropbox Inc topped Wall Street expectations for first-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, as it signed up more paying users and earned more revenue from them....
23:34, 05/09/2019

iOS 13 is great, but when will Apple finally allow users to freely move icons on the iPhone home screen? Apple's latest iOS 13 is the holy grail of updates that iPhone power users have been asking for years: the latest update brings users the freedom to have a pretty much full-fledged file manager on an ...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Dynamic Wallpaper Club lets users enjoy macOS Mojave’s forgotten feature Apple introduced Dynamic Desktops in 2018's macOS Mojave updates, but only included two samples. Now a group of developers is helping users make their own.Read More...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Apple lets users track menstrual period cycles on Health app, Watch with software update Apple's adds Cycle Tracker to the Health app and Watch to record menstruation cycles and patterns, jumping into an industry with over 1,000 apps.        ...
09:17, 06/07/2019

Founder of crypto exchange Quadriga moved users’ funds to personal accounts: Ernst & Young Gerald Cotten, who died in December, transferred customers' money to his own accounts and likely traded fake currency deposits for real cryptocurrency, a recent report found....
22:00, 06/20/2019

Ravelry Bans Users Who Publicly Support the Trump Regime and the President's White Supremacist Ideology Ravelry, a knitting and crocheting community with over 8 million registered members, announced over the weekend that it was banning support of the Trump regime. Anyone expressing support for President...
17:00, 06/24/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit a bad drink....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Senate Dems' social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench apparently backfired when 70 percent of respondent...
23:00, 05/05/2019

99 per cent of intravenous drug users lack access to health, ‘social services with dignity’ says UNAIDS chief Despite a decline in new HIV infections globally, a UN report launched on Wednesday highlights that nearly all people who inject drugs live in countries that do not provide suitable harm-reduction ser...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Ravelry, a social network for knitters with 8 million members, banned users from showing support for Donald Trump on the platform Lucy Nicholson/Reuters On Sunday, an online knitting community with 8 million members called Ravelry announced it was banning support for President Donald Trump and his administration on its site. It...
06:34, 06/24/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long...
01:34, 05/14/2019

Taco Bell website and app go down for some users during free taco promotion Tuesday Taco Bell's free Doritos Locos taco giveaway Tuesday may have proved to be too popular for the fast-food chain's website and mobile app.       ...
04:34, 06/19/2019

Apple unveils $1,000 Pro Display stand. Twitter users say 'no thanks!' Apple's $1,000 Pro Display stand isn't included with its new Mac monitor. iPhones, iPads and other Apple products are also getting more expensive.        ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Arlo Ultra review: Arlo's flagship security camera targets business users With 4K video support, enhanced night vision and a built-in spotlight, the Arlo Ultra is one of the most advanced and versatile security cameras currently available....
17:17, 06/03/2019

Xbox Live WARNING: Microsoft BANNING Xbox One users in shock new rule change MIcrosoft has altered the terms and conditions on its Xbox Live page today - making it easier to get banned for poor behaviour. Here's what you need to know....
10:34, 05/04/2019

IKEA website down: IKEA UK site issues affect users looking for Bank Holiday opening times IKEA's site appears to be down in the UK as frustrated users attempt to navigate the website looking for more information about local store opening hours and delivery information...
12:34, 05/06/2019

Uber wants to gain more users by getting people to stop using Uber Starting April 30, Londoners will be able to view public transport information alongside fares and wait times on the Uber app, to see if taking the tube is quicker or cheaper than waiting.The first, a...
22:34, 04/30/2019

Why even small businesses need big data Throughout the past few years, one key-word took over the digital revolution that has been going on for nearly three decades. That key-word is data. After years of focusing on processing speed an...
12:51, 05/16/2019

What Happens to Your Stolen Medical Data It’s pretty obvious why you’d want to keep personal information private, like passwords and credit card data. But medical data might not be as obvious: why would hackers care whether I have diabetes? ...
18:34, 06/10/2019

How 5 Data Dynamos Do Their Jobs Reporters from across the newsroom describe the many ways in which they increasingly rely on datasets and spreadsheets to create groundbreaking work....
18:34, 06/12/2019

Blockchain is the best way to truly benefit from our own data It’s said that data powers today’s most profitable corporations, just like fossil fuels energized those of the past. To paraphrase: your data is being used by businesses over and over to help them mak...
19:34, 05/04/2019

Businesses need to do more to protect data, UK says In today's increasingly connected world, keeping our digital footprint private is growing more important and more challenging according to new research from Kaspersky Lab.The cybersecurity compan...
21:17, 05/16/2019

What's been done for data privacy since GDPR? This year, privacy continues to be the most important aspect of data management as an increasing number of consumers are growing concerned about their privacy and the security of their personal inform...
14:34, 05/15/2019

All You Need To Know About Reliance Jio's 1.5 GB/Day Data Packs Jio Recharge: Reliance Jio Infocomm, which offers telecom services under the brand Jio, offers a range of recharge plans with 1.5 GBs of high speed data per day....
18:17, 05/06/2019

How Businesses Want to Deploy Your Data Companies as diverse as group-fitness chains, life insurers and storytelling platforms are using customer data to improve their services in new ways....
18:34, 06/06/2019

OptionsCityTM Now A Certified CFE Vendor; OptionsCity Metro Trading Platform Offers Users Trading and Market Making Capabilities on the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) CHICAGO, October 16, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and OptionsCity, a Chicago-based independent trading software vendor, today announced that OptionsCity has completed the vendor certificatio...
09:34, 05/02/2019

Your Kid's Echo Dot May Be Storing Data Even After You 'Delete' It When Amazon launched its kid’s version of the Echo Dot smart speaker a year ago, we hoped it would be a technological blessing, rather than a curse. But as further proof that private information is no...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Pocketful of data: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber and Graihagh Jackson team up for the latest instalment of Science with Everything to look at the history and potential future of weather forecasting Continue reading......
07:17, 05/27/2019

The best big data SIM only deal just came to an end - what's the next best SIMO option? For those on the big data SIM hunt, your timing is just ever so slightly late to reap the benefits of the best SIMO we've ever seen. That may have been a discouraging way to start so let us pick ...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Hypergiant uses satellites and AI to mine oil and gas data A new space race is afoot, and it's all about big data and AI. Hypergiant intends to win it -- or at least part of it -- with an end-to-end offering.Read More...
00:51, 05/16/2019

Majority of new technology investments in UAE will be on data Enterprises in the UAE are rushing to digitally transform themselves in a bid to be operationally efficient, more agile, create new experiences for customers and create new revenue streams.About one-t...
10:17, 05/15/2019

Our Gameplay Data Should Be Harder To Sell Video game developers can collect our data, and for now, they can sell it to advertisers. But that may not be as easy in the future due to California’s new data privacy law. On this week’s Kotaku Spli...
01:00, 05/25/2019

India banking: Data show RBL the way RBL Bank has been transformed over the last decade, from parochial local lender to a second-tier bank with genuine national scale. Its investment in digital and data analytics, and its focus on financ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Your genetic data can be exploited without you ever knowing about it Your genome literally identifies you, but researchers and genetic firms keep saying that DNA data is anonymous. It's a privacy scandal waiting to happen...
00:00, 04/29/2019

Data storage: Everything you need to know about emerging technologies The era of data-centric computing is here -- and, fortunately, data storage is more cost effective than ever. But we'll see more change in the next decade than we've ever seen before in computer data ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

UA to use ‘big data’ to prevent cardiac arrhythmias TUCSON – Thanks to a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, researchers at the University of Arizona and Banner Health plan to use data in order to prevent cardiac arrhythmias. Acc...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s bi...
05:34, 05/31/2019

New Law Would Require Big Tech to Tell You How Much Your Data is Worth Two American lawmakers introduced a bill on Monday that would force tech giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook to tell users how much their data is worth. In an age where data is exploited as one o...
01:34, 06/25/2019

Once-Key Data About Natural Gas Loses Clout Weekly gas-storage data, whose release for years routinely spurred spikes and plunges in one of the most volatile markets in the world, has receded from prominence this year as the gas price has decli...
14:17, 05/08/2019

Is breast really best? I looked at all the data to find out Breast milk is said to make your child healthier and smarter, leading women who are unable to breastfeed to feel immense shame. But do all the claims about its benefits add up?When I was pregnant with...
23:00, 06/20/2019

How to stop companies from selling your data Unlike the way we interact with Facebook and Google, most people don’t have a direct relationship with data broker companies and often don’t even know their names. Here are tips from the experts about...
17:34, 06/25/2019

When smart devices watch you, what do they do with the data? Smart devices can work miracles, obeying your every command. They may transmit everything about you to a programmer in a city you’ve never heard of.       ...
13:51, 06/20/2019

How to pick the best approach to data science (fyi, there are three) As companies place an increasing premium on data science, there is some debate about which approach is best to adopt — and there is no straight up, one-size-fits-all answer. It really depends on your ...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Flipboard hit by user data breach News aggregator service and mobile news app Flipboard has begun notifying users of a data breach in which hackers had access to its internal systems for over nine months.The company informed users of ...
23:00, 05/29/2019

How to become a data scientist: A cheat sheet If you are interested in pursuing a career in data science, this primer is a good reference for information about salary, hottest job markets, training, and more....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Why the future of US data regulation must come from Congress As of May 2019, over 20 US states have introduced bills seeking to regulate data privacy, data security, or some combination of the two. While many of these bills agree in spirit (i.e. privacy good, d...
19:17, 05/25/2019

Buzzfeed’s VP of AI: Surveillance is more than collecting data Companies all over the world gather a lot of data customers without thinking of the impact it might have on people in the future. Talking at TNW 2019 in Amsterdam, Gilad Lotan, Buzzfeed’s VP of data s...
17:34, 05/10/2019

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collected, stored and used.Mobile journey marketing compan...
04:34, 05/25/2019

How Hackers Can Steal Your Data at Airports Ever wonder if it’s a bad idea to surf the web using a heavily trafficked public wifi network at an airport? For the most part, it’s safe; your information probably isn’t at risk as long as you connec...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Security teams are drowning in data IT security teams have more information at their disposal than ever before. However, the sheer amount of data is not helping to solve problems.So how can you avoid this problem and keep your teams foc...
11:34, 06/07/2019

All the Data Google Has Collected About You and How to Delete It The data that Google is gathering on you stretches across Gmail, Google Maps, Android devices, web searches, smart speakers, your video viewing habits, and more. That’s a lot of information, but Googl...
19:17, 05/09/2019

Don't believe the hype about millennials and money, data suggests Far from splashing out on lattes and avocado toast, Revolut has found many are savingSeven out of 10 young adults are regularly putting money aside, with almost £174 a month being saved on average, sh...
11:17, 05/11/2019

Johnson row irrelevant to his suitability as PM - Sky Data poll Half of the public think Boris Johnson's much-publicised row with his girlfriend is irrelevant to his suitability to be prime minister, according to a Sky Data poll....
01:00, 06/25/2019

Big data is changing the world; get on board with this $59 training Big Data is everywhere. And, knowing how to read the digital tea leaves of massive data sets is as close to job security as one can find in 2019. Now, you can train up on data analysis with The Certif...
19:34, 05/04/2019

Can ‘Big Data’ Help Fight Big Fires? Firefighters Are Betting on It As wildfires grow more intense, fire chiefs in Southern California are looking to big data and machine learning for help in managing fast-moving blazes....
11:51, 06/24/2019

Wall St. rises for third straight day on data, earnings Wall Street closed higher on Thursday as upbeat earnings and strong economic data put investors in a buying mood, with technology companies leading the charge....
04:51, 05/17/2019

Stocks Continue Rally After Jobs Data The Dow industrials rallied more than 300 points after a lackluster May jobs report lifted expectations of an interest-rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
18:34, 06/07/2019

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....
08:17, 05/23/2019

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines like Python and R Programming to some of the more cri...
15:17, 05/28/2019

DVLA mishandles confidential data of over 2,000 drivers News 8 May, 2019 The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency mishandled over 2,000 drivers’ confidential details in less than a year, it has emerged...
18:51, 05/08/2019

How to Protect Your Data After the Quest Diagnostics Breach If you’ve ever had an overdue bill at a Quest Diagnostics office, it’s time to be more vigilant about your financial records. Yep: there’s been yet another data breach....
21:34, 06/04/2019

How to quickly and securely wipe your data off almost any device If you have any sensitive data at all -- and these days who doesn't? -- at some point you are going to need to find a way to securely wipe it. It's a fact of life. Here's a quick guide to securely wip...
18:17, 04/28/2019

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
07:17, 05/24/2019

How much does it cost to get an employee to steal workplace data? About $300 You can’t buy loyalty, but if you’ve got enough money, you can buy sensitive corporate information from disaffected office workers. At least, that’s the finding from UK infosec firm Deep Secure, which...
16:34, 05/29/2019

The best SIM only deal ever has been extended - get unlimited data before it finally goes If you've been keenly following our coverage of Three's unlimited data SIM deal (and we can only assume its a top priority for you!), then you'll know we've been loudly and proudly...
19:34, 04/28/2019

Argus Media sale to value oil data firm at £2bn The private equity backer of Argus Media, one of the world's most important sources of oil pricing data, is preparing to offload half its stake in a deal that will value it at about £2bn....
12:51, 05/29/2019

BBC Goes to Conduct Its First Broadcast Over 5G, Immediately Hits Data Cap There’s a dark secret lurking behind all the promised benefits of the impending 5G networks slowing coming online around the world: All that extra speed and bandwidth is going to make it really hard t...
19:51, 05/30/2019

Is Our Obsession with Health Data Making Us Crazy? When Bri Cawsey started wearing a Fitbit, she thought it was simply a “really cool tool” for charting her runs. Slowly but surely, however, the British Columbia-based strength and conditio...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Why a former Nazi sub base in Marseille is becoming a data center Fabrice Coquio, Managing Director of Interxion, at the site of MRS3—a data center being built in a former Nazi sub bunker. [credit: Interxion ...
06:17, 06/26/2019

How to combat human trafficking with data science Modern slavery is unfortunately still part of our global reality, with more than 40 million people believed to be victims of human trafficking around the world. It’s up to governments, organizations, ...
14:34, 05/10/2019

Building a community for statistics and data science at MIT and beyond As a focal point for statistics at MIT, the Statistics and Data Science Center (SDSC) reflects the unique nature of statistics at MIT: steeped in cutting-edge computation, with both theoretical explor...
00:51, 05/11/2019

Judge: Use of GPS data in robbery case unconstitutional CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that suburban Chicago police violated constitutional protections against unreasonable searches by accessing weeks of GPS data indicating a suspect’s car ...
15:51, 05/16/2019

AMC accidentally exposed data on 1.6 million subscribers A security researcher discovered that AMC Networks had inadvertently exposed more than 1.6 million records of subscribers to the company's two premium streaming video platforms, Sundance Now and ...
00:51, 05/04/2019

UBS sees U.S. rate cut if economic data deteriorate UBS economists said on Tuesday the Federal Reserve would consider lower U.S. interest rates if economic data deteriorate to levels that raise concerns among policy-makers about a recession....
23:51, 06/04/2019

First American Financial Exposed Customers' Data Real estate title insurance company First American Financial said it learned of a design defect on Friday in one of its production applications that exposed customer data....
04:51, 05/25/2019

US carriers say they've stopped selling location data You might not have to worry quite so much about carriers selling your phone location data to less-than-diligent third parties. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon (Engadget's parent company) ...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Salesforce adds customer data platform to CRM At its annual Salesforce Connections conference, Salesforce unveiled its new Customer Data Platform (CDP) alongside the next generation of Customer 360.The new platform services will allow companies t...
22:51, 06/18/2019

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
20:51, 06/18/2019

Navy Says Data From New UFO Reporting Won't Be Public, SO WHAT ARE THEY HIDING???? Last week, the U.S. Navy announced it was “drafting new guidelines”  for how its members should report all the freaky shit they see while flying and sailing, meaning UFOs. Now, unfortunately, we have ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

EE now lets you watch BBC iPlayer and YouTube without using up your data Getting more free data when on the move is always welcome and that's especially true when it comes to streaming video. Well, BBC iPlayer and YouTube are both now completely data-allowance free fo...
18:00, 06/18/2019

For your eyes only: keeping data safe on the move The James Bond and Jason Bourne films would be a great deal duller if the secret agents got hold of their information by taking a cheeky peek at their antagonists’ laptop screen. Instead, of co...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Airbnb agrees to share data for over 17,000 NYC listings Airbnb and New York City are inching closer to making peace over data sharing. To start, the home rental outfit has reached an agreement to hand over semi-anonymized host and reservation data for ove...
02:00, 05/27/2019

Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 billion Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses t...
01:17, 06/11/2019

Intel's cascade of data centre riches Customers will need to spend time matching Intel's new Cascade Lake processors to applications, and working out how best to deploy Optane DC memory, but there are real performance benefits to be had....
16:34, 06/17/2019

FTC data breach deal sets precedent Social Security, driver's license and credit card numbers were siphoned out of a DMS provider's directories associated with five dealership clients in 2016. One legal expert says the settlement with t...
12:00, 06/17/2019

What a $20 billion week signals for data and analytics When $20 billion gets spent to acquire two companies in the same market segment within a few days, it's clear that a fundamental market shift is upon us.Read More...
03:51, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 bln Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses tar...
18:17, 06/10/2019

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell Wednesday after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
21:51, 06/12/2019

Oil prices fall for second day on weak economic data Oil prices were declining for a second day on Tuesday, after more signs that global economic growth is being hit by U.S.-China trade tensions, although losses were limited amid tensions in the Middle ...
06:00, 06/18/2019

What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about the new general data protection regulations General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is here. Here's what it means, how it impacts individuals and businesses - and how to ensure compliance....
19:51, 05/17/2019

How to Protect Your DNA Data Before and After Taking an at-Home Test Mail-in genetic tests offer a wealth of information about your ancestry and insight into medical risks — in exchange for a lot of data. Here’s where that data goes, and how to delete it....
00:34, 06/13/2019

US military cuts back on Afghan war data Amid a battlefield stalemate in Afghanistan, the U.S. military has stopped releasing information often cited to measure progress in America's longest war, calling it of little value in fighting the Ta...
07:34, 05/01/2019

Over half of businesses have suffered a data breach IT professionals are still struggling to secure their organizations according to new research from McAfee which revealed that 61 percent have experienced a data breach at their current employer.The fi...
22:34, 04/30/2019

911 Response Times Get Faster Thanks to Data Integration Taking a page from corporate-technology managers, 911 emergency call centers are tapping new software tools to share data generated by hundreds of computer-aided dispatch systems across the country....
11:34, 06/14/2019

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales information provided by the industry analysts at the...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Stocks, U.S. yields rise after strong economic data World stock markets and U.S. benchmark bond yields gained on Thursday following strong economic data as investors assessed the latest developments in global trade relations....
18:17, 05/16/2019

Instagram Claims It Is Not the Source of Influencer Data Breach Instagram has said it was not the source of private contact information for millions of influential users of the service recently found in an unguarded online database....
07:51, 05/24/2019

Your data, stolen twice: Pirated phishing kit contains hidden backdoor A commercial phishing platform that targets Apple users has proven popular enough for other criminals to pirate, though the pirated version transmits harvested data through a hidden back channel....
22:51, 05/21/2019

AI can predict opioid overdoses from crime and socioeconomic data Newly published research suggests there's a strong link between crime and opioid abuse, and that demographics and socioeconomic factors play a role.Read More...
00:17, 05/15/2019

AR will build upon data aggregation’s disruption of real estate In the same way that VR startups have found thriving uses in architecture and construction, AR is creating new opportunities for real estate companiesRead More...
16:17, 05/26/2019

The Real Signals in Another Month of Noisy Chinese Data Chinese data can sometimes seem so messy that investors simply throw up their hands. Headline growth isn’t a reliable signal, but official data still contains good nuggets if you know where to look....
12:17, 05/15/2019

Global Stocks Pause on Mixed Economic Data Global stocks wavered Wednesday, following a strong close in the U.S. overnight after President Trump suggested a U.S.-China trade deal could still be in the cards....
10:00, 05/15/2019

DHS warns of data threat from Chinese-made drones The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned U.S. firms of the risks to company data from Chinese-made drones, according to a notice reviewed by Reuters on Monday....
01:00, 05/21/2019

India Just Posted The Worst Car Sales Data In Eight Years Passenger vehicle sales in April fell 17.1 per cent to 247,541 units from a year earlier, data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers showed...
21:51, 05/13/2019

Google Cloud, Informatica Team Up to Tame Data Google Cloud is joining forces with data-management company Informatica to help businesses draw more value from their data—part of a continuing push by Google into the enterprise information-technolog...
03:51, 05/22/2019

Focals smart glasses put Google Fit data on your face North's Focals smart glasses can put important data in your eyeline from the gym to the board room. The glasses can sync with Google Fit and Google Slides as a part of recent software updates ann...
08:51, 05/23/2019

The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Investment Week website suffers data leak Thousands of readers of a major UK financial news sites may have had their personal data leaked after the site suffered a major data breach.As many as 330,000 financial buffs may have had their detail...
19:51, 05/28/2019

Twitter says it accidentally stored and shared some iOS location data Twitter says it fixed a bug that caused it to inadvertently collect and share some users' location data. It affected some people who were logged in to more than one account on its iOS app. If you...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Should We Care About Video Game Companies Collecting Our Data? Video games often ask us to share our data with the developers. Sometimes, games and other apps bury this question in a long privacy policy that you have to agree to in order to even load it up. And s...
23:17, 05/16/2019

Bayer's Monsanto investigated in France over illegal data French daily 'Le Monde' complained to police when it found the newspaper among hundreds of high-profile figures and media outlets listed. The charge is that information was collected illegally....
19:17, 05/11/2019

Your Fake Email Isn't Keeping Your Health App Data Private Apps that store sensitive health data aren’t rare anymore. Besides the apps from my actual health providers (which have to comply with HIPAA laws), I’ve used apps that track my weight, my fitness habi...
23:34, 05/17/2019

US government warns China may have access to drone data Today, the Department of Homeland Security issued an alert warning that Chinese-made drones may be sending flight information back to their manufacturers, who could share it with third parties. Accord...
02:17, 05/21/2019

California is bringing law and order to big data. It could change the internet in the U.S. SAN FRANCISCO — California is embarking on a new era of privacy on the internet, and Xavier Becerra can’t stop thinking about the failed debut of Obamacare. Back in 2013, Becerra, then a Democratic co...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Adding audio data helps AI navigate 3D mazes In a newly published preprint paper, researchers augmented visual data with audio data to see if it might improve AI agents' ability to navigate.Read More...
03:00, 05/14/2019