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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 an...

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 a...
03:00 2019-06-12

Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their brow...
01:00 2019-08-21

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of en...
17:00 2019-08-21

Facebook Lays Out Challenges of Letting Users Take Their Own Data In a new white paper, Facebook outlines how mandates to protect users’ privacy and give them the right to take their data where they choose are poten...
20:00 2019-09-04

Facebook users to see, control personal data taken from other websites Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps share with the soc...
18:28 2019-08-20

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...
01:28 2019-06-12

Facebook to allow users to view what data other sites share Facebook said it will introduce a feature called Off-Facebook Activity to view what data third-party sites share with the social media platform. ...
05:42 2019-08-21

UPDATE 1-Facebook users to see, control personal data taken from other websites Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps share with the soci...
19:42 2019-08-20

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 t...
01:42 2019-06-28

Facebook’s latest leak includes data on millions of users (updated) A security researcher has discovered databases containing more than 419 million records tied to Facebook accounts. It appears the data -- which inclu...
23:42 2019-09-04

| Facebook launches tool to let users control data it gathers about their web activity Facebook, under pressure to ramp up privacy rules across its platform, said on Tuesday it was rolling out a tool allowing users to control data that ...
22:56 2019-08-22

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 Bo...
15:42 2019-05-21

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according ...
14:56 2019-08-14

Facebook warns about iPhone privacy change that could unsettle Facebook users The blog post appears to be a way to get out in front of software changes made by Apple and Google that could unsettle Facebook users given the compa...
04:28 2019-09-10

Investigation over PM's plans 'to collect data on gov.uk users' The Information Commissioner's Office is looking into the collection of personal data on the government's public internet service after reports Boris...
17:56 2019-09-12

Biometric data of a million users leaked Security researchers have discovered a huge collection of unsecured biometric credentials and personal information including the fingerprint data of ...
18:56 2019-08-14

Fewer than one third of cloud users back up their own application data Cloud computing is convenient, though it does not do everything for IT professionals. Proper backups of SaaS application data lag far behind on-premi...
17:42 2019-09-06

Google users can now auto-delete location data Though Google is releasing the auto-delete feature to heighten privacy safeguards, the collection of user data is the heart of the company’s business...
19:56 2019-06-27

Juul's New E-Cig Sure Is Collecting a Dumb Amount of Data About Its Users As Juul explores ever-more creative means by which to curb what government officials refer to as an “epidemic” of teen vaping, one of its latest stab...
21:28 2019-08-05

Never-Googlers: Web users take the ultimate step to guard their data To take back control of their online data, a hearty few are trying to eliminate all things Google. It's no easy task — Google has the most popular se...
17:14 2019-07-23

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 ce...
22:56 2019-06-11

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, coul...
23:14 2019-06-18

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. M...
20:28 2019-08-20

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 escalat...
14:33 2019-05-21

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.    ...
18:42 2019-05-24

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 inte...
00:56 2019-06-04

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a u...
05:56 2019-06-14

Google Secretly Sharing Users' Data With Advertisers: Report Google is allegedly relaying your personal information to advertisers via hidden webpages, allowing it to circumvent the European Union privacy regul...
20:14 2019-09-05

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdl...
01:42 2019-07-18

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including ...
22:00 2019-07-03

Facebook can now alert users of active shooters Facebook is rolling out a new tool to help alert you and your neighbors of unsafe conditions like active shooters in your area.    &#...
23:42 2019-08-27

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 ...
20:14 2019-06-11

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual pro...
23:00 2019-07-03

Facebook opens up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users Plugging a new address into your smartphone's map app can show you where to go in seconds. But in places like rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, th...
15:00 2019-07-23

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 gia...
12:00 2019-06-18

Facebook to let users stop app and website tracking Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its priv...
22:28 2019-08-20

Facebook is giving users a way to wipe their web history The move comes as Facebook continues to grapple with its privacy practices and lawmakers' scrutiny over how it uses personal data to display ads...
23:56 2019-08-20

Group dating service 3Fun exposed data for 1.5 million users Yet another dating service is learning about the dangers of data vulnerablilities. Pen Test Partners discovered that threesome-oriented app 3Fun lef...
02:00 2019-08-10

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 r...
12:00 2019-05-24

Google now allows users to auto-delete location history and activity data Google is making it possible for Android and iOS users to auto-delete location history and activity data starting today. Although the search giant al...
21:42 2019-06-27

Over 100 Chinese loan apps are leaking millions of users’ financial data In China, over 100 loan apps are leaking their users’ private data, including contact details, financial information, and even location data. The inf...
10:14 2019-07-19

Researchers: Popular gay dating apps are still leaking users’ location data A handful of the most popular gay dating apps are exposing the precise location of their users. In a demonstration for BBC, security researchers were...
04:00 2019-08-09

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&...
16:00 2019-05-21

China's TikTok to store Russian users' data locally: watchdog The Chinese video app TikTok will store Russian users' data locally to comply with Russian law, the communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Mond...
23:42 2019-07-15

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. Snapch...
19:28 2019-06-08

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 tech...
19:28 2019-06-27

Facebook transcribed users' audio and passed it on — report Hundreds of contractors have been hired by Facebook to listen and transcribe audio recorded from users, according to a Bloomberg report. Some of the ...
10:28 2019-08-14

Apps May Tell Facebook About Last Time Users Had Sex, Study Finds At least two menstruation-tracking apps were sharing intimate details of users' sexual health with Facebook and other entities, according to a new re...
12:00 2019-09-10

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter ...
00:00 2019-07-04

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United State...
20:42 2019-07-03

Facebook to Make Jobs, Credit Ads Searchable for US Users Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed ...
08:56 2019-07-01

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 ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsAp...
20:14 2019-07-03

T-Mobile Says That Getting Sued for Selling Users’ Location Data Violates Its Terms of Service T-Mobile screwed over millions of customers when it collected their geolocation data and sold it to third parties without their consent. Now, two of ...
04:00 2019-07-11

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 ...
20:00 2019-05-21

| WATCH: iPhone apps use hidden trackers to share data without users' consent A privacy test conducted by Washington Post columnist Geoffrey Fowler has found that popular iPhone apps are using trackers and sharing user data, so...
05:42 2019-08-04

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio Facebook's lead regulator in the European Union is seeking information over how it handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio reco...
16:56 2019-08-14

Facebook let thousands of kids join chats with unauthorized users A design flaw in Facebook’s Messenger Kids app allowed children to enter group chats with unauthorized strangers. The app is meant to prevent c...
23:42 2019-07-23

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowl...
02:56 2019-08-14

Analysis: Are social media users abandoning Facebook and Instagram? Facebook and Instagram are two of the most widely used social media apps, but a recent Bank of America report claims mobile downloads are declining. ...
20:42 2019-09-12

Facebook opens face recognition tech to all users with opt-out option Facebook is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt out, as it discontinued a related feature called Tag Sugges...
11:56 2019-09-04

New 'Off-Facebook' tool lets users hide tracks from advertisers Facebook launched a new tool Tuesday that allows users to clear out their browsing history for apps and websites away from the social network, which ...
22:56 2019-08-20

Facebook leak contained phone numbers for 419 million users Another month, another Facebook data breach. As reported by TechCrunch, security researcher Sanyam Jain was able to locate an online database contain...
07:00 2019-09-05

Facebook brings face recognition to all users, discontinues ‘Tag Suggestions’ NBC – Facebook said on Tuesday its face recognition technology will now be available to all users with an option to opt out, while deciding to ...
11:28 2019-09-04

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people ...
02:56 2019-08-14

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contracto...
07:42 2019-08-14

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.  &#...
19:42 2019-06-18

Facebook brings face recognition to all users, discontinues 'Tag Suggestions' Facebook Inc said on Tuesday its face recognition technology will now be available to all users with an option to opt out, while deciding to discont...
21:00 2019-09-03

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including Wha...
00:14 2019-07-04

Facebook says it might start hiding like counts in a desperate bid to keep users happy The symbol most closely associated with the largest social network in the world, other than that of the app that launches it on mobile devices, is a ...
05:28 2019-09-03

UPDATE 1-Facebook brings face recognition to all users, discontinues 'Tag Suggestions' Facebook Inc is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt out, the social media company said on Tuesday, as it di...
02:14 2019-09-04

UPDATE 1-Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including What...
23:00 2019-07-03

Facebook-FTC deal means a $5B fine for social network, but not much on face for users Facebook’s $5 billion settlement with the FTC is a done deal, but what will it mean for users? Not much will change for consumers, experts say....
23:14 2019-07-24

Facebook got in trouble for discriminatory housing ads. Now, all U.S. users can search job, credit postings Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users.       ...
15:28 2019-07-01

Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened...
04:56 2019-08-14

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowl...
16:00 2019-08-14

Technical Issues Plague WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook; Users Complain And the apps are down again. Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users are facing problem in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the ...
20:42 2019-07-03

Facebook Expands the Reach of a Tool That Exposes Users to More Local News (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook is trying to coax “news deserts” into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes peopl...
07:56 2019-09-13

FTC claims Trump consultant Cambridge Analytica misled Facebook users On the heels of a historic $5 billion fine against Facebook for privacy missteps, the Federal Trade Commission is suing data consulting firm Cambridg...
21:42 2019-07-24

UK Government Plans to Collect 'Targeted and Personalized' Data on Internet Users to Prepare For Brexit: Report The UK government is planning to collect “targeted and personalized information,” on anyone who visits the government’s various websites, according t...
16:28 2019-09-10

Facebook told staff but not users about single sign-on risks, says court filing Plaintiffs in a court case against Facebook have argued that the social network knew about the security risks that lead to a major hack in 2018 but d...
18:28 2019-08-16

Facebook's Instagram boots ad partner, saying it improperly collected and stored info about users Instagram on Wednesday sent a cease and desist letter to Hyp3r, a San Francisco marketing startup that was found to be improperly collecting public u...
02:00 2019-08-08

Facebook unveils charter for its ‘Supreme Court,’ where users can go to contest the company’s decisions Facebook on Tuesday unveiled its blueprint for an independent oversight board of 40 people who will review the company's decisions about the posts, p...
23:14 2019-09-17

Facebook Watch almost doubles its viewership in 6 months, hits 140 million daily users The tech giant's YouTube rival boasts more than 720 million monthly users, almost doubling since December.       ...
16:00 2019-06-12

Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint The FTC will allege Facebook was not clear that advertisers could target users who submitted their numbers as part of a security feature and will con...
23:42 2019-07-23

Ohio congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra...
17:14 2019-07-19

Exposed Server Contained Phone Numbers of Hundreds of Millions of Facebook Users Facebook is staring down yet another security blunder, this time with an incident involving an exposed server containing hundreds of millions of phon...
02:56 2019-09-05

Millions of Facebook users' phone number exposed online, report says Facebook inadvertently exposed millions of phone numbers related to people's Facebook accounts, according to a report.     ...
06:42 2019-09-05

40 Crores Facebook Users' Phone Numbers Exposed In Privacy Lapse: Report Phone numbers linked to more than 400 million Facebook accounts were listed online in the latest privacy lapse for the social media giant, US media r...
11:56 2019-09-05

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach: court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign...
14:56 2019-08-16

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 la...
22:42 2019-05-30

Facebook confirms 419m users’ phone numbers exposed in latest privacy lapse The information was stored in an online server that was not password protected, according to a report from TechCrunchHundreds of millions of Facebook...
03:42 2019-09-05

Facebook wants your data so bad it'll pay you for it If you've been uncertain about whether Facebook is studying your every move, and what it knows about you, there's a new way to be sure ...
16:28 2019-06-12

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, th...
20:00 2019-06-11

How To Delete Your Data From Facebook Forever Facebook has agreed to pay a record $5 billion settlement to resolve an investigation into privacy violations, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ann...
23:28 2019-07-24

Facebook Now Shows You Where Advertisers Get Your Data—Here's How to See It The next time you see Facebook ads for, say, erectile dysfunction pills or egg freezing, you can check to see why you were targeted by those brands a...
21:28 2019-07-12

Facebook gets away with $5B FTC fine for leaking your data The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has slapped a $5 billion fine on Facebook in wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal and its other data leaks. ...
19:00 2019-07-24

Facebook data breach 'had no warning' Facebook has been accused of failing to inform users they were at risk of having their data stolen following a significant data breach last year.The ...
15:14 2019-08-16

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 us...
05:42 2019-06-28

F.T.C. Orders Facebook to Add Oversight of Data Practices The F.T.C. placed new conditions on Facebook for privacy violations, but did not restrict the social network’s ability to gather and use people’s per...
14:56 2019-07-24

Mukesh Ambani Said "Data Is The New Oil". Facebook Disagrees Countering Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani's remark that "data is the new oil", Facebook on Thursday said countries like India should allo...
17:00 2019-09-12

Facebook now tells you where brands are getting your ad targeting data Facebook will now begin to show you more information about the ads you see on the social network. The tech giant has announced a series of updates to...
10:00 2019-07-12

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, ...
09:00 2019-06-13

Facebook to pay $100 million to settle with SEC over misuse of user data Facebook Inc agreed to pay a $100 million fine to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it misled investors for more th...
15:14 2019-07-24

Facebook usage has collapsed since scandals, data shows Company’s own upbeat figures thrown into doubt by business analytics firm Mixpanel Facebook usage has plummeted over the last year, even as the compa...
18:56 2019-06-20

Facebook Wins Appeal Against German Data-Collection Ban Facebook won an appeal to a German antitrust edict regarding how it collects user data across its platforms, including Instagram and WhatsApp, an ini...
13:28 2019-08-27

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 w...
10:56 2019-05-28

UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra Britain's data protection watchdog said on Monday that it had joined with its counterparts from around the world in calling for more openness about F...
17:56 2019-08-05

Companies that use Facebook ‘Like’ button liable for data: EU court Companies that embed Facebook’s “Like” button on their websites allowing users’ personal data to be transferred to the US social network can be held ...
17:42 2019-07-31

German Probe of Facebook Highlights Data Risks A German investigation into Facebook shows that multinational companies could face probes from multiple data-protection regulators in Europe over the...
06:28 2019-09-07

Facebook Details Its Access to Your Location Data in iOS 13, Android 10 As Apple sets to release iOS 13 to the public later this month, Facebook has described how iOS 13 and the newly-released Android 10 affects its acces...
14:00 2019-09-10

Facebook releases new tool to block data gathering Soon you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet, or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that let...
20:56 2019-08-22

Facebook to pay $100 million to settle with U.S. SEC over misuse of user data Facebook Inc agreed to pay a $100 million fine to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it misled investors for more tha...
15:14 2019-07-24

Facebook Is Rolling out a Tool to Limit Data Gathering SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is laun...
09:56 2019-08-21

ECJ hears landmark case over Facebook data security Are EU citizens protected enough from US surveillance when Facebook transfers their personal data? The job of answering that question now lies with E...
11:42 2019-07-09

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...
07:42 2019-06-12

Facebook explains how it makes money off user data Facebook is updating its terms of service to clarify how it makes money from its users' personal data. The changes reflect ongoing attempts to s...
02:28 2019-06-28

Facebook US data transfer case goes to Europe’s top court LONDON — An Austrian privacy campaigner’s long-running legal battle against Facebook over its data transfers to the U.S. has reached EuropeR...
14:56 2019-07-09

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, ...
03:42 2019-08-06

Facebook must come clean and hand over election campaign data After fake news and election manipulation scandals, Facebook promised to give researchers data on its political influence. They are still waiting, sa...
22:42 2019-09-11

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 c...
15:00 2019-05-21

Facebook US Data Transfer Case Goes to Europe's Top Court An Austrian privacy campaigner's long-running legal battle against Facebook over its data transfers to the US reached the European Union's highest co...
15:56 2019-07-09

Facebook helps you control data shared from apps and websites Facebook has been particularly busy improving its approach to data, and that now includes how it handles data coming from elsewhere. The company has...
22:28 2019-08-20

Facebook ends Microsoft, Sony access to friend data Facebook Inc confirmed on Wednesday it will pay $5 billion to resolve a Federal Trade Commission investigation of its privacy practices and said it w...
15:56 2019-07-24

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 d...
21:14 2019-05-31

Facebook will pay $5 billion fine for Cambridge Analytica data breaches The Federal Trade Commission has announced that Facebook will pay a massive fine in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social network w...
15:56 2019-07-24

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 com...
02:14 2019-06-01

Facebook Fined $5 Billion and Ordered to Add Oversight of Data Practices The F.T.C. placed new conditions on Facebook for privacy violations, but did not restrict the social network’s ability to gather and use people’s per...
16:28 2019-07-24

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 fo...
10:14 2019-06-01

iOS 13 will stop VoIP app background data collection, impacting Facebook Apple is stopping VoIP apps from collecting data while they run in the background, a change that will force multiple popular apps to make adjustments...
09:42 2019-08-07

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, ...
07:14 2019-06-13

Facebook Begins Rolling Out New Tool to See Which of Its Data Pals Are Monitoring You As Facebook works to undo the damage of years of user data scandals—ostensibly with an overhauled focus on “privacy,” or something—part of that effor...
02:14 2019-08-21

Doctored clip shows Facebook CEO championing 'stolen data' Artists are challenging Facebook's policy of refusing to take down videos which have been manipulated to misrepresent their subjects by creating one ...
14:28 2019-06-12

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 ...
19:42 2019-06-06

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’...
04:56 2019-05-31

The Great Hack: the film that goes behind the scenes of the Facebook data scandal This week, a Netflix documentary on Cambridge Analytica sheds light on one of the most complex scandals of our time. Carole Cadwalladr, who broke the...
00:14 2019-07-21

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 ...
21:00 2019-06-06

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...
21:14 2019-06-06

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 ...
02:00 2019-06-03

Facebook expands its Data Abuse Bounty program to Instagram Facebook will start rewarding security researchers who report data abuse happening on Instagram, the company has announced. This is an expansion of F...
20:14 2019-08-19

U.S. judge orders Facebook 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 d...
19:28 2019-05-31

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are 'being buggy,' users report outages around the world Instagram and Facebook apps are suffering outages for some users in the United States and Europe. WhatsApp users are also seeing issues.   ...
18:00 2019-07-03

German state to shut Facebook page over data privacy worries BERLIN (AP) — A German state government says it plans to shut down the region’s Facebook page because of concerns over the company’s hand...
18:14 2019-06-13

Netflix documentary explores Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal The new documentary “The Great Hack” captures how Facebook’s cavalier handling of user data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal posed a threat to demo...
23:56 2019-07-24

Facebook code allowed partners 'continued data access' despite shutdown Facebook is embroiled in yet another data privacy debacle even as it's settling with the government over past actions. In a statement acknowled...
19:28 2019-07-24

Swiss data watchdog awaits details on Facebook crypto plan Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said o...
00:42 2019-07-24

NSO Group’s Whatsapp spyware can now snoop on your Facebook, Google and iCloud data too The Israeli company behind WhatsApp hack earlier this May has developed new technology that can clandestinely steal a user’s data from Apple, Google,...
11:28 2019-07-19

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,"...
20:56 2019-06-10

Facebook denies that Oculus Quest and Rift S share your room data A claim that Facebook's VR headsets may be gathering images and 3D data for the social media giant is unfounded, the company says, though that could ...
01:14 2019-09-05

It’s time for tighter regulation of how Facebook and Google use our data | Peter Lewis Big tech’s power has reached a tipping point. Governments must set some ground rulesIn his trademark disingenuous response to the latest wave of mass...
00:28 2019-08-08

Security Concerns Threaten Data Link Backed by Google, Facebook U.S. officials are seeking to block an undersea cable backed by Google, Facebook and a Chinese partner, in a national security review that could rewr...
19:14 2019-08-28

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 Unite...
11:56 2019-05-31

Period-tracking apps share sensitive data with Facebook: study Period-tracking apps used by millions of women are sharing information about their sex lives and health with Facebook, a new study revealed. Research...
13:28 2019-09-10

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 st...
19:56 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-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 d...
20:14 2019-05-31

The Great Hack is an un-cinematic primer on the Facebook data-mining scandal Documentary filmmakers continue to wrestle with the grim reality that many of our era’s most important and urgent issues are woefully un-cinematic. T...
22:28 2019-07-23

Period tracker apps caught sharing sensitive health data with Facebook Popular period tracker apps used by millions of women are sharing sensitive personal information such as monthly timings, contraception use, symptoms...
15:14 2019-09-10

Israeli security company reportedly has tool that spies on Apple, Google and Facebook cloud data An Israeli cybersecurity company has reportedly developed spyware that can scrape data from the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Micros...
15:56 2019-07-19

Huawei’s EMUI 9 sees over 80 million users with more users expected Huawei’s Emotion UI, or EMUI as it's more commonly known, has come a long way over the years. EMUI 9 did away with a lot of the clunkines...
12:56 2019-06-13

Cybersecurity vendor that protects firms from data breaches hit by data breach You know it’s a bad day for cybersecurity when a leading provider of internet firewall services that helps safeguard websites from malicious attacks ...
05:14 2019-08-29

Google Maps integrates more travel data, AR in an artful data mashup Yes, Google Maps is integrating augmented reality and hotel and flight reservations. But the big picture revolves around how Google can integrate dat...
01:28 2019-08-09

Microsoft’s Azure Data Share aims to make big data sharing easier and safer At Inspire 2019 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced a new service -- Azure Data Share -- designed to make sharing big data "easier" and "safer."Read Mo...
23:28 2019-07-11

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 ...
21:42 2019-06-21

Multi-cloud data catalogs the easy way, using metadata and machine learning by Waterline Data Data governance is drudgery, but in the post-GDPR world, it's beyond foundational. It's essential. Waterline Data wants to help do it the easy way, a...
21:56 2019-06-27

Exclusive: Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for wireless carriers Alphabet Inc's Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people...
22:42 2019-08-19

Data breach reveals personal data of almost all of Ecuador Information including personal details such as names, addresses, national identity numbers and phone numbers has been compromised. The government has...
10:56 2019-09-17

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 researcher...
23:56 2019-06-07

Capital One Data Breach Compromises Data of Over 100 Million A software engineer, facing federal charges in Seattle, was accused of gaining access to 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 bank account numb...
02:28 2019-08-01

Data scientist vs. data analyst: 3 main differences While there are many overlapping skills, the roles of data analyst and data scientist demand different requirements and earn different salaries, acco...
17:56 2019-08-08

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management and consumer grade UI to the enterprise data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualiza...
18:28 2019-06-19

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulat...
01:42 2019-07-23

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.    &#...
23:42 2019-07-31

Calling all Facebook singles, you can now find a match with Facebook Dating Facebook Dating might be new to America, but it's a service that is already available in 19 other countries.      ...
10:00 2019-09-06

'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 se...
14:56 2019-05-23

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Fac...
03:14 2019-06-28

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 opera...
07:56 2019-05-22

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsA...
08:56 2019-07-09

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.&r...
15:28 2019-08-03

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 spe...
12:14 2019-06-13

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 ...
21:00 2019-06-13

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”...
17:14 2019-05-22

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 informati...
21:28 2019-05-29

Poshmark Users, You Need to Reset Your Passwords Chances are high that if you’ve resold clothes online any time recently (or bought them second-hand), you’ve done so on Poshmark. Unfortunately, it’s...
03:00 2019-08-03

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 ...
21:56 2019-05-27

How mobile app companies can better communicate with their users Too many frequent and irrelevant communications is the main reason mobile users end up deleting apps, according to a new report from mobile marketing...
19:42 2019-09-04

7-Eleven app users in Japan lose $500,000 7-Eleven convenience store customers in Japan using the "7pay" payment app lost hundreds of thousands of euros after a security breach. Seven Pay off...
12:56 2019-07-05

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read...
01:00 2019-07-03

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 comp...
17:42 2019-05-24

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 account...
20:28 2019-06-17

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company restored access late Thursday afternoon, but some users were still experiencing issuesTwitter experiencing outages for several hours, wit...
23:42 2019-07-11

Twitter Was Down for an Hour and Users Were #Devastated (SAN FRANCISCO) — “Miss us?” Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down. We did, apparently. ...
01:14 2019-07-12

Here’s how gamification can help your business understand your users Today’s operations require more comprehensive stores of information, most of which deals expressly in the human behavior of consumers or internal tea...
17:28 2019-07-03

Twitter for Web's Big Redesign Is Rolling Out to All Users Twitter has announced that it has started rolling out its major desktop redesign to all users from Monday. The fresh design includes a new navigation...
17:28 2019-07-16

Study: Emoji users go on more dates Researchers think emojis might be the answer to a better dating life. A study published in the journal ‘Plos One’ suggests people who fli...
20:00 2019-08-22

Sling TV's sports add-on just got more expensive for some users Sling TV is once again raising prices, and you won't be thrilled if you're a sports enthusiast. New customers for the Sling Orange package...
19:42 2019-07-01

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and marke...
01:56 2019-07-11

Electric car users to pay no company car tax in 2020 Government review sees changes to 2020 benefit in kind ratings to boost low and zero emission vehicles Changes to the UK’s company car tax system w...
21:42 2019-07-09

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 k...
21:42 2019-05-30

Sorry, Android users: These iPhone snobs won’t date you Forget dreamy eyes the color of the ocean. For young daters, the color of your text messages is all that matters. When people with iPhones text each ...
22:28 2019-08-14

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 ap...
21:00 2019-06-20

Apple re-fixes a bug that let users jailbreak iPhones Apple fixed a vulnerability that temporarily allowed hackers to jailbreak iPhones. The bug was first fixed in iOS 12.3 but reintroduced in iOS 12.4. ...
22:28 2019-08-26

Instagram will warn users before making mean posts Instagram is introducing new features which will automatically challenge users before they post something which might be considered bullying, and all...
17:00 2019-07-09

DoJ pushes Google and Apple to ID 10,000 users of a gun scope app The US government has reportedly ordered Apple and Google to hand over the names, phone numbers and IP addresses of at least 10,000 users of a gun sc...
00:28 2019-09-07

Microsoft may extend Windows 7 end of life for some users Microsoft will continue to provide support Windows 7 for some users despite the official software end of life rapidly approaching.Business customers ...
19:00 2019-08-27

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 u...
02:42 2019-06-20

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...
00:28 2019-06-14

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addi...
19:56 2019-07-10

New Users Can Get Free Spotify Premium for 3 Months If you haven’t tried Spotify Premium yet, now you can take the music service for a test drive for three months for free before you’ll have to start p...
23:00 2019-08-23

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work,...
17:42 2019-07-09

Snapchat Users Can Now Add AR Effects to These Indian Monuments Snapchat received the Landmarkers feature back in April, but it's now expanded to two Indian monuments. Snap has also brought Lens Studio 2.1 to let ...
10:42 2019-08-27

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.    &...
05:28 2019-06-14

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 improve...
20:00 2019-05-31

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 servic...
11:14 2019-06-23

UK Alexa users can now get answers to medical questions right from the NHS Amazon’s Alexa is all set to gain medical smarts in the UK, thanks to a partnership with the National Health Service (NHS). The healthcare service sa...
10:42 2019-07-11

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 al...
19:00 2019-06-20

Samsung is spamming its own users with ads for the Galaxy Note 10 In what remains one of the more baffling marketing strategies employed by any major company, Samsung is once again spamming people who have already s...
04:42 2019-08-13

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 targ...
00:28 2019-05-29

Android users can log into some Google services using their fingerprint In its ongoing quest to rid the world of passwords, Google is introducing a new feature that allows Android owners to use their phone's fingerpr...
23:42 2019-08-12

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 als...
17:56 2019-05-31

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performa...
23:56 2019-07-15

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...
22:14 2019-06-10

Yahoo down for six hours, users vent out on Twitter Thousands of Yahoo email users took to Twitter on Thursday to complain that the internet company's services have been unavailable for more than six h...
01:28 2019-09-06

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign th...
18:00 2019-07-16

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...
19:00 2019-05-24

Netflix Reports First Drop in U.S. Users in Nearly a Decade Netflix ended the second quarter with fewer subscribers than expected, an underwhelming performance that comes as a slew of rivals are about to enter...
09:28 2019-07-18

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 mobilit...
14:42 2019-06-07

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in ...
08:14 2019-07-09

Apple Arcade is already live for some iPhone users Can't wait for the Apple Arcade release date on September 19? If you're using the iOS 13 beta on iPhone, you might not have to – as ...
12:56 2019-09-17

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...
16:00 2019-05-21

Snapchat had more than 200 million daily users last quarter Snap appears to be working its way out of a downturn. In the company's Q2 earnings release that just dropped. Snap revealed that it had 203 mill...
03:42 2019-07-24

Apple Card is available beginning right now for all iPhone users in the US Unveiled back in March, the Apple Card started rolling out a few days ago when a select number of iPhone users in America were able to sign up for th...
17:14 2019-08-20

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within So...
12:56 2019-06-13

Snapchat users up 8% in a year to 203 million, company says Shares climb as Snap Inc announces 48% increase in revenue to $388mThe number of Snapchat users has increased 8% since this time last year – to 203 m...
00:28 2019-07-24

Apple Arcade is available early for some iOS 13 beta users Apple Arcade won't officially arrive until this Thursday, but some folks are reporting on Twitter they already have access to it. As confirmed b...
22:28 2019-09-16

Uber has more than 100 million users, but is still losing money Uber might seem ubiquitous, but the ridesharing company is still growing, it reported in its quarterly earnings. In July, more than 100 million peopl...
23:00 2019-08-08

Samsung asks users to please virus-scan their TVs Yesterday on Twitter, Samsung's US support team reminded everyone to regularly—and manually—virus-scan their televisions. Samsung's team followed th...
01:00 2019-06-19

SAP's German users demand more help with digital shift Business software group SAP should be more responsive in meeting the needs of its customers as they make the transition to the digital era, the user ...
13:42 2019-09-17

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 it...
00:42 2019-05-30

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 ta...
09:28 2019-06-18

Snapchat spending $1B to give users more of what they love Snapchat knows how much its users love vomiting rainbows and seeing what they’d look like as the opposite gender — so it plans on giving them more. T...
09:14 2019-08-07

Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM lens lands for EOS R and EOS RP users The 24-70mm f/2.8 lens is the one many pro photographers keep wedded to their cameras – and now early adopters of Canon's EOS R line have...
10:28 2019-08-28

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to rep...
04:00 2019-08-17

Gab founder says users fed up with Big Tech treating them 'like children' The founder of Gab.com said activity on the social network, criticized as a far-right haven, has soared because of users riled by censorship on large...
14:28 2019-08-09

Google Photos hit a billion users in just over four years Google has confirmed Google Photos now has more than a billion users. It surpassed the milestone earlier this summer, a little over four years after ...
19:28 2019-07-24

Instagram users can now flag false content Beginning today, Instagram users can report content that they believe to be false. Instagram will use those flags to better understand misinformation...
18:28 2019-08-16

UK mobile users can now switch networks with a text It's about to get a whole lot easier for mobile phone users in the UK to change networks or contracts as new switching rules come into force tod...
12:56 2019-07-01

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 coffe...
21:14 2019-05-30

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in t...
09:42 2019-08-08

Slack password reset coming to thousands of users Slack is set to reset password for thousands of users as it looks to respond to a data breach.The popular messaging app has confirmed it will reset t...
21:14 2019-07-18

Instagram's anti-bullying AI asks users: 'Are you sure you want to post this?' Instagram said early tests found it encourages users to ‘share something less hurtful once they have had a chance to reflect’Instagram is inviting us...
18:00 2019-07-09

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...
02:42 2019-05-31

Ring Promised Swag to Users Who Narc on Their Neighbors On top of turning their doorbell video feeds into a police surveillance network, Amazon’s home security subsidiary, Ring, also once tried to entice p...
11:14 2019-08-10

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 res...
18:42 2019-06-06

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., th...
04:42 2019-06-07

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 mak...
06:42 2019-06-07

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to...
21:56 2019-07-09

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addi...
02:56 2019-07-10

Google Pay to Now Send SMS Alerts To Help Users Transact Securely Google Pay will now send app notifications as well as SMS to inform users each time they receive a collect request to highlight that approving the re...
17:56 2019-07-31

Apple Arcade Just Released Early for iOS 13 Beta Users If you’re an iOS 13 beta user who’s been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Arcade, it looks like you may be able to pop the hood on Apple’s subscriptio...
22:56 2019-09-16

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' ...
21:14 2019-06-10

Kraken bug apparently let users buy Bitcoin for $8,000 and instantly sell it for $12,000 Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken – one of the world’s oldest – has disclosed a bug that apparently allowed certain customers to purchase Bitcoin at $8,...
00:56 2019-09-17

ActionDash 3.0's new 'Focus' mode keeps Android users on task At I/O earlier this year, Google announced that Android Q will upgrade the recently added Digital Wellbeing feature with a Focus Mode to quiet attent...
14:42 2019-06-29

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called ...
19:28 2019-07-24

FaceApp denies storing users' photographs without permission App was launched by Russian developer in 2017 and uses AI to change people’s featuresThe developer of a popular app which transforms users’ faces to ...
20:42 2019-07-17

Firefox will soon alert users if their saved passwords have been breached With the security of personal information becoming an increasing priority amongst the general public, many tech companies are promising heightened pr...
03:42 2019-07-18

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate ...
15:28 2019-07-18

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 upgra...
21:42 2019-06-03

Instagram announces ads will be served to users' Explore feed Instagram has just confirmed it will bring ads to your Explore feed. As one of the go-to features for Instagram users who search for places, shops an...
21:42 2019-06-27

The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren't Smartphones Millions of first-time internet consumers are connecting to the web on a new breed of device that only costs about $25. These smart feature phones ma...
17:56 2019-07-23

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 mi...
15:56 2019-07-16

Here's why Netflix is tracking some Android users' physical activity Netflix is tracking some users' physical activity, but it isn't exactly moving into Fitbit's territory. Details of the test first emer...
19:42 2019-07-31

AT&T will finally help users effectively block harassing robocalls Over the past few years, annoying robocalls have seemingly become inescapable and, for some, an everyday nuisance. Last year alone, there were upward...
03:28 2019-07-10

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. ...
16:42 2019-05-31

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 ma...
03:00 2019-06-06

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Heal...
20:42 2019-07-10

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 pro...
23:14 2019-06-08

SpankChain launches SpankPay so users can pay for porn with Bitcoin Adult content platform SpankChain has launched SpankPay, a cryptocurrency payments platform. As a result, customers will now be able to pay using sev...
21:28 2019-08-01

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. S...
21:14 2019-06-27

Google’s Titan Security Keys are now available to G Suite users Google has just announced several updates to its enterprise cloud platform with an aim to improve users, data, and app security. The new enhancements...
14:28 2019-08-01

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users received a strange notification today You can excuse OnePlus 7 Pro owners if they seem a bit confused today. Several owners of the device posted screenshots online indicating that they ha...
23:42 2019-07-01

Twitter now has 139 million users—and that number is growing Twitter is reporting surprisingly strong user numbers and revenue even as it eliminates robotic and fake accounts on its platform.    ...
23:42 2019-07-31

Mobile phone users can now switch network with just one text New process makes it easier to get PAC code without provider trying to persuade users to stayConsumers are now able to switch their mobile phone prov...
21:42 2019-07-01

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 t...
14:42 2019-05-21

YouTube promises to give users better control over videos In a surprising move, YouTube revealed plans to offer users more control over their Homepage and Up Next videos. Apparently, three specific changes w...
21:42 2019-06-27

"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...
17:56 2019-05-23

Apple Card launch expands to all US iPhone users Apple has announced its Apple Card is available to everyone in the US starting today, expanding on the limited launch earlier this month. If you didn...
16:56 2019-08-20

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 annou...
01:56 2019-06-18

Mozilla pilots its VPN service for Firefox desktop users in the US Mozilla is officially launching its Firefox Private Network VPN service for desktop users in the US. The VPN service, currently in beta, is part of a...
09:56 2019-09-11

Some OnePlus 7 Pro users are reporting issues with the phone's touchscreen Some OnePlus 7 Pro models are apparently exhibiting hardware problems just days after release, in the form of phantom touchscreen taps that apps seem...
11:56 2019-05-25

Fitbit targets 1 million new users with Singapore government tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said...
08:42 2019-08-22

UPDATE 3-Fitbit targets 1 mln new users with Singapore govt tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said ...
09:00 2019-08-22

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 i...
20:28 2019-06-18

Ring rewarded users for reporting 'suspicious activities' Ring encouraged users to narc on their neighbors in exchange for swag bags and discounts, according to Motherboard. The publication found an internal...
07:14 2019-08-10

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...
05:56 2019-06-14

Microsoft contractors listened to conversations from Xbox One users In a story that shouldn’t surprise anyone at this point, Vice is reporting that contractors working for Microsoft were able to listen to voice ...
13:28 2019-08-22

Twitter users keep abusing the wrong Jeffrey Epstein “Rot in hell you pervert,” wrote one. “Go to hell, child rapist,” said another. These were all tweets directed to Jeffrey Epstein, a publicist at the...
16:00 2019-08-12

'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 someti...
01:28 2019-06-12

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...
21:28 2019-06-14

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 ...
17:14 2019-05-27

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...
19:14 2019-06-17

Mexican judge allows recreational cocaine use … for 2 users, reports say In a ruling hailed as a “historic step” for ending the country’s “war on drugs,” a Mexican judge granted two plaintiffs permission to possess, transp...
18:56 2019-08-22

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 brea...
11:14 2019-06-18

55% of mobile phone users plan to keep their devices for 3-5 years A new study shows confirms the worst fears of mobile phone manufacturers like Apple and Samsung. According to responses from 3,640 mobile phone users...
02:28 2019-08-23

8chan: ex-users of far-right site flock to new homes across internet Site’s shutdown in wake of El Paso shooting likely to drive users to other, similar sites – as well as mainstream social mediaFormer members of 8chan...
10:56 2019-08-09

Cybershoes enable VR users to physically walk, run, and jump for $400 Bringing actual physical locomotion to virtual reality isn't easy, but an Austrian company is pairing wireless sandal-like accessories with rotating ...
05:42 2019-08-21

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 k...
00:56 2019-06-18

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their ...
05:56 2019-06-14

Babbel’s update encourages users to chart their own language course Babbel, the popular language-learning app, is getting a makeover. Updated language lessons now put the spotlight on bite-sized lessons, and users are...
04:14 2019-08-24

Google Does Good Privacy Thing, Users Revolt If you own a Google Nest cam, you recently got an email from corporate explaining that you’ll no longer be able to turn off the status light on your ...
13:14 2019-08-16

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, use...
04:00 2019-05-24

Consumer DNA testing has hit a lull — here's how it could capture the next wave of users experts speculate that the natural expiration of the early adopter wave and growing privacy concerns are to blame. But companies might be able to rec...
20:00 2019-08-25

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, rea...
19:14 2019-05-29

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinfo...
13:14 2019-08-16

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 gro...
14:56 2019-06-12

Discord Nitro Games Are Going Away Next Month Because Most Users Weren't Even Playing Them Discord announced it will be removing all games from Nitro, almost one year after adding a collection of games to the paid subscription service. On O...
01:42 2019-09-15

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing...
20:56 2019-08-16

China's Didi Chuxing to allow app users to access rivals' services China's biggest ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing will allow users of its smartphone app to access services provided by apps of three domestic auto f...
23:42 2019-07-15

Seaside town's high-tech changes will spray users with water Loos in Porthcawl, south Wales, will feature weight sensors and sound alarms to stop anti-social use The Welsh seaside town of Porthcawl is planning ...
03:14 2019-08-17

Superhuman offers users a shortcut to empty inbox nirvana The Silicon Valley startup makes bold claims for its slick technology that aims to rid people of torrents of unread emailsIn many ways, Superhuman is...
09:56 2019-07-12

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 comp...
13:56 2019-06-03

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 introd...
17:56 2019-05-31

New transport technologies will offer safety benefits to all road users According to the Department of Transport, around 327 billion miles were driven on the UK’s roads in the year ending September 2018.  Whil...
12:56 2019-06-05

Alexa users can now disable human review of voice recordings Amazon is not following Apple and Google in suspending practice altogetherAmazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their vo...
19:56 2019-08-05

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 smartph...
06:00 2019-05-25

E-cigarette users warn Trump that the real culprit is THC vaping Many e-cigarette users are outraged at President Trump for proposing to ban flavored vaping liquids, saying he failed to address the real culprit for...
17:42 2019-09-17

Huawei Lambasted by China's Online Users for Taiwan Listing China's online users turned their patriotic wrath Wednesday on major domestic phone maker Huawei for not toeing Beijing's line when referring to Taiw...
17:42 2019-08-16

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 n...
05:14 2019-05-24

Unlisted chemicals in Juul e-cigarettes may irritate throats of users While people who vape are inhaling chemicals used in the products, researchers point out they also inhale the results of reactions between those chem...
19:00 2019-07-31

Google confirms Search results are broken for ‘some’ Android users No, you’re not the only one: a bunch of Android users are complaining they’re unable to load Google Search results in full on their phones. Numerous ...
02:56 2019-07-25

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 orien...
13:42 2019-06-05

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 reques...
01:14 2019-05-28

Plex Users: Delete the Windows Store App and Download the Updated App One of the great things about Plex—aside from using it to create your own private, sharable streaming library—is just how many platforms it supports....
04:56 2019-08-17

IFTTT tells Nest users not to move their accounts over to Google Back in May Google announced it was phasing out its Works With Nest program in favour of a Works With Google Assistant framework. Unsurprisingly, use...
16:56 2019-08-20

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...
18:42 2019-05-25

Ajit Pai Is Working Hard to Make Broadband Users Dumb Again The death of federal net neutrality protections in the United States didn’t just set the stage for broadband providers to start penalizing customers ...
00:42 2019-06-29

Hackers are now attacking Android users with advanced SMS phishing techniques Researchers have uncovered a new kind of “advanced” phishing attack targeting Android phones that can trick users into installing malicious settings ...
16:14 2019-09-04

'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 controve...
12:56 2019-06-08

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 investi...
14:56 2019-05-21

Google takes users inside its never-ending quest to map everything in the world If you’re a Google Maps user, you’ve no doubt noticed how feature-rich the service has grown in recent months, with Google over the last ...
10:42 2019-07-23

CIA's Instagram account following just 11 social media users -- mostly from Hollywood: reports The CIA’s official Instagram account, which was launched in April, was not following any other accounts until Thursday afternoon when it began follow...
12:42 2019-06-28

Google Go, a Lightweight Search App, Expands Worldwide for Android Users After a successful testing in India and other emerging markets, Google has made the lighter version of its Search engine -- Google Go -- available fo...
12:28 2019-08-21

After all these years, iPhone owners are still more loyal to the brand than Android users Over the past few years, one of the hallmarks of Apple’s strategy to boost iPhone sales has been to actively convince Android users to make the...
03:56 2019-08-21

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 te...
00:56 2019-06-18

Mastercard says the no-number Apple Card comes with 'enhanced security' users will never see The Apple Card is more secure because users get a one-time-use number in the Wallet app, says the president of Mastercard's North American opera...
19:14 2019-08-20

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 stu...
23:42 2019-06-03

Ring Gave Police Stats About Users Who Said ‘No’ to Law Enforcement Requests Amazon’s home security company Ring tracked how its users responded to law enforcement requests for surveillance footage captured by Ring devices, an...
04:56 2019-08-31

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 ...
12:42 2019-05-24

Welsh town's anti-sex toilets will spray users with water The Welsh town is set to install hi-tech toilets that would deter sexual activity by sounding an alarm and spraying the user with a cool blast of wat...
02:56 2019-08-19

Gay dating app Jack’d to pay $240K for exposing users’ nude photos Jack’d, a popular gay hookup and dating app that left users’ nude photos exposed, has agreed to pay $240,000 to New York state and amp up...
00:56 2019-06-29

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up u...
14:56 2019-06-28

MercadoLibre preps to offer investment platform for e-wallet users MercadoLibre Inc, Latin America's top e-commerce platform, is taking its latest step into the world of banking, saying on Wednesday that it would sta...
03:14 2019-07-18

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no lon...
03:42 2019-07-18

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...
14:42 2019-05-22

Maguire calls for social media companies to verify users Manchester United defender Harry Maguire has called on social media companies to require users to verify their identities after teammate Paul Pogba w...
17:42 2019-08-20

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 mak...
22:42 2019-06-03

Google now lets users auto-delete their location and web history Back in May, Google announced it would be introducing an option for users of its services to automatically delete their online history, and today the...
04:42 2019-06-28

Instagram bans marketing company tracking users' locations Instagram has banned a marketing company called Hyp3r which was saving location data attached to users' stories so it could track their real-world mo...
16:42 2019-08-08

Monzo tells users to change PINs after security blunder British digital bank Monzo has apologised and urged 480,000 customers to change their PINs after realising that some of them were being stored inappr...
12:42 2019-08-06

Ethereum still loved by dapp developers, but trails behind in active users Ethereum might feature more decentralized apps (dapps) than any other blockchain, but its rivals are enjoying significantly higher usage. In fact, TR...
17:28 2019-07-03

Free speech group: AOC blocking Twitter users is ‘unconstitutional’ A free speech group slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez this week for allegedly blocking users on Twitter because she doesn’t agree with thei...
22:56 2019-08-29

Amazon Alexa users can now donate school supplies via voice Amazon has announced a new way for customers to donate back-to-school supplies to students in need, in partnership with Communities in Schools.Read M...
00:28 2019-08-06

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search ...
00:00 2019-08-10

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 – ear...
11:28 2019-06-20

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 ...
04:00 2019-06-15

OnePlus accidentally sent some users a creepy yet hilarious push notification How would you feel if you got a random push notification one morning that just read “Hahahahaha”? For a number of OnePlus 7 Pro users on ...
05:56 2019-07-02

MoviePass changed passwords to lock out users once it ran out of sane ideas Back in the summer of 2018, the beleaguered movie ticket app MoviePass was attracting a firestorm of complaints from users who were unable to use the...
09:42 2019-08-10

Google pulls Android app with 100 million users after it spread malware CamScanner, a popular app used to scan PDF documents, was reportedly spreading malware. The app has been around since 2010, and it's been downlo...
17:42 2019-08-28

YouTube Premium users can now download videos in 1080p quality Good news if you're paying for a YouTube Premium subscription every month: you can now download videos for offline playback at resolutions of 10...
20:42 2019-08-04

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.  ...
19:42 2019-06-19

Google will let enterprise users escape Chrome's ad-blocking restrictions Google announced Manifest V3 earlier this year -- a proposed change to Chrome's extension system that would essentially stop ad-blockers from wo...
19:14 2019-05-30

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.       ...
21:14 2019-05-31

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...
17:42 2019-05-22

Instagram removes ad partner that tracked millions of users' locations Facebook's privacy woes aren't over in the wake of its FTC fine. The company has pulled the marketing company Hyp3r from Instagram's ...
07:14 2019-08-08

Ring Gave Police Stats About Users Who Said No to Law Enforcement Requests Amazon’s home security company Ring tracked how its users responded to law enforcement requests for surveillance footage captured by Ring devices, an...
20:56 2019-08-30

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...
14:39 2019-05-21

10+ million Android users installed a fake Samsung update app In recent months, we’ve seen quite a few reports of the Google Play Store hosting counterfeit apps that are designed to dupe users and earn money thr...
11:42 2019-07-05

Google Says Android Users Prefer Three-Button Navigation Over Gestures Google details in its post that 'users viewed the Android Q model as more one-handed and reachable, although buttons were still viewed as more ergono...
12:00 2019-08-09

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 attrac...
15:00 2019-05-30

Google Settlement That Paid Users Nothing Voided by US Appeals Court A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of compute...
09:42 2019-08-07

Chennai Users Experience Most Cyber Attacks Among Indian Metros Almost one in three netizens in India encounter cyber attacks, with users from Chennai more vulnerable to these attacks among users in the metros, a ...
18:42 2019-09-11

Realme X Kernel Source Released, Users Can Now Unlock Bootloader Realme is now giving Realme X users the ability to unlock their bootloader. The company has also released the kernel source for the device which shou...
17:14 2019-08-30

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 U...
03:42 2019-05-23

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 a...
15:42 2019-05-23

Milwaukee warns e-cigarette users after 16 hospitalized with lung ailment The city of Milwaukee has issued a health alert to residents, urging them to stop using electronic cigarettes immediately, following several recent h...
20:56 2019-08-29

'View' hosts tell AOC and Trump to 'suck it up!' instead of blocking Twitter users "The View" hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Meghan McCain knocked two of the nation's most prominent politicians for being too thin-skinned in response to c...
19:14 2019-07-10

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent a...
21:42 2019-07-09

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.  ...
19:42 2019-06-17

High-end storage for enterprise, small business, and home users While much of the emphasis today is on cloud storage, sometimes that's not feasible, and you need a storage device that you can have on your desk to ...
19:14 2019-08-14

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 user...
04:56 2019-06-12

PlayStation is back after hours-long outage but Instagram is down for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday for about four hours with many gamers experiencing difficulty logging in and accessing PlayStation.  ...
01:42 2019-06-14

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri Tech firm to review virtual assistant ‘grading’ programme after Guardian revelationsApple has suspended its practice of having human contractors list...
17:56 2019-08-02

Apple slams Google for 'stoking fear' among iPhone users Google's reporting of a major iOS security vulnerability has been criticised by Apple, which says its rival had exaggerated the impact of the si...
21:28 2019-09-09

Microsoft is offering a Windows 7 extended security update to some users Microsoft is running a limited-time promotion for EA and EAS customers which will give them a year of Windows 7 extended security updates for no addi...
02:42 2019-08-27

2-in-1 Laptop Teacher vs Student Face-off: a tale of two power users The concept of the 2-in-1 laptop certainly isn’t new but, in 2019, this subgenre of the best laptops out there has gained major traction. The ...
21:01 2019-08-02

Avast upgrades forecast as users protect online privacy Cybersecurity company Avast said demand for products that protected users' privacy, such as VPN and AntiTrack, would drive revenue growth for the yea...
14:14 2019-08-14

Trump tries to overturn ruling stopping him from blocking Twitter users President Trump is determined to challenge an appeals court ruling preventing him from blocking critics on Twitter. The Justice Department has filed...
05:14 2019-08-25

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? ...
04:01 2019-06-14

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, ...
22:14 2019-05-23

Android users in Europe will get to pick their default search provider Following an antitrust ruling by the European Union, Google is explaining its plans to offer a choice of search providers to Android users. From next...
19:42 2019-08-02

Twitter is making it easier for users to follow curated topics Twitter is coming up with new ideas to improve the microblogging site, with tests currently underway for letting users follow specific topics so they...
03:42 2019-08-14

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 ...
18:28 2019-05-23

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 ...
15:28 2019-05-31

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the ...
00:14 2019-08-03

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 App...
13:28 2019-05-29

Latest and greatest models have no appeal for 30% of cell phone users The lure of owning the latest phone is wearing off for many buyers who just want a phone that works well. This could be an issue for the upcoming iPh...
23:42 2019-09-06

First Amendment group asks AOC to unblock Twitter users with opposing views A First Amendment group is asking U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., to unblock Twitter users she has blocked because of their differing pol...
09:28 2019-08-30

An Instagram users says she is over $5,000 dollars in debt after traveling to the US just to make her followers jealous Jonathan Wong/South China Morning Post/Getty Images An Australian woman decided to join her brother on a trip to Disneyland in the United States, ev...
21:28 2019-08-23

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 notific...
14:42 2019-05-21

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 ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Twitter rolls out a notice for tweets from important users that break its guidelines Twitter said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians.Read More...
10:00 2019-06-28

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 mi...
12:56 2019-06-09

Dropbox silently installs new file manager app on users’ systems [Updated] This is what Dropbox looks like now. It used to be a folder, now it's a file manager. [credit: Ron Amad...
00:00 2019-07-19

Microsoft Teams has 13 million daily active users, beating Slack Microsoft Teams has 13 million daily active users and 19 million weekly active users, more than Google's Hangouts Chat, Facebook's Workplace, and Sla...
23:28 2019-07-11

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 fac...
22:28 2019-06-05

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...
23:42 2019-06-17

First Amendment group asks Representative Ocasio-Cortez to unblock users The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University said on Thursday it asked Democratic U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to unbl...
03:14 2019-08-30

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 rig...
11:01 2019-05-23

Instagram’s anti-bullying feature warns users if they’re about to post a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Facebook-owned Instagram, said the company is willing to make decisions that keep its users safe from online bullying, even...
09:14 2019-07-09

Xiaomi has once again blatantly ripped off Apple and this time it threatens to sue users who expose it Xiaomi might not be a name you have heard much in North America, but it's one of the biggest phone makers in Asia and is popular in Europe. The compa...
13:14 2019-07-03

Trump challenges court ruling barring him from blocking Twitter users President Donald Trump is challenging a federal appeals court decision that ruled he violated the U.S. Constitution by blocking people whose views he...
01:28 2019-08-24

Tons of iPhone users are joining the dark side by switching to Samsung It seems Apple fans are finally shaking off the iPhone mania: compared to last year, fewer people are trading in their old iPhones for the latest mod...
17:42 2019-07-18

Fitbit wins deal for 1 million new users in Singapore health plan Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the cou...
05:00 2019-08-22

Xiaomi once again blatantly rips off Apple and this time it threatens to sue users who expose it Xiaomi might not be a name you have heard much in North America, but it's one of the biggest phone makers in Asia and is popular in Europe. The compa...
16:00 2019-07-03

Dropbox Transfer Lets Users Easily Send Up to 100GB Files Dropbox has announced a new service that will allow easy transfer of large files, with sizes as much as 100GB. Dubbed as Dropbox Transfer, the new se...
12:01 2019-07-10

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 c...
17:14 2019-06-12

Researchers discover malware that records users’ screens when they watch porn Researchers from antivirus developer ESET recently discovered a new form of spam-delivered malware that threatens to steal unsuspecting users’ passwo...
02:28 2019-08-15

Welsh town to install anti-sex toilets that spray users with water A Welsh seaside town plans to install public toilets with measures to prevent people having sex inside, including a squealing alarm, the doors shooti...
17:14 2019-08-17

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, b...
21:42 2019-06-20

Brave browser catches Google tracking users with hidden web pages Brave, the budding privacy-focused browser with its own native cryptocurrency, has alleged that Google is using hidden web pages to feed personal dat...
21:42 2019-09-04

MyFord Touch users could receive up to a $400 payout after class-action lawsuit Owners of roughly 360,000 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a MyFord Touch or MyLincoln Touch system could be in for a nice payout.  ...
21:42 2019-08-11