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Friday April 19, 2019. 07:36 PM
Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss “ownership” of eBooks, Instagram’s security, and viewing your tracked data.
This week, TikTok got banned in India. Apple removed it from the iOS App Store in the country. However, the video-sharing app remains hugely popular with a young audience worldwide. Bloomberg Businessweek looked at why. TikTok decides what videos to show by tapping into...
This week, Facebook banned far-right groups in the UK. These included the likes of Britain First and the English Defence League. At Wired, Matt Reynolds looked at the profound shift by the company this move signalled. And Facebook says it will go further than just banning...
Apple has hired former Lionsgate Executive Vice President Danielle DePalma. She will be a Senior Film and TV Series Marketing executive, leading on promoting Apple’s forthcoming content. Deadline reported that she will report to Head of Video Marketing Chris Van Amburg....
A new rumor suggests that macOS 10.15 could bring Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, improvements to Siri, iMessage effects, and more.
Microsoft closed its eBook store several weeks ago. People lost their books, but at least the company refunded them. Because of this, Michael Kozlowski of Good e-Reader says people are experiencing a “crisis of confidence” in eBooks. I believe that ebooks are suffering...
The Leica ad celebrating photojournalism sparked outcry in China because of Tiananmen Square. China banned the word “Leica” on social media.
Will Smith, his wife Jada Smith, and son Jaden Smith visited Apple Park to discuss the environment ahead of Earth Day.
Credit Suisse, the second largest bank in Switzerland, recently announced that Apple Pay is coming for its customers.
Alexa owners can now access some Amazon Music playlists and stations via the voice assistant, with the launch of a new free tier.
NASA GLOBE Observer invites you to make observations about the Earth around you. Observations you collect and submit with this app are used by scientists to validate, interpret, and understand satellite data collected by NASA from space. The current version includes two...
Foxconn said remained committed to its planned factory in Wisconsin, despite recent criticism from the state’s Governor.
ZDNet writes: The term 768k Day comes from the original mother of all internet outages known as 512k Day. 512k Day happened on August 12, 2014, when hundreds of ISPs from all over the world went down, causing billions of dollars in damages due to lost trade and fees, from a...
Thursday April 18, 2019. 11:16 PM
We have a deal on the Sinji fitness tracker, a device that lets you track activities, monitor sleep, and stay connected—on a budget. It features an IP67 dust and waterproof rating, and includes a heart rate monitor, pedometer, distance walked tracking, and a sleep...
This morning The Weather Channel was knocked off the air after a malicious software attack, and federal law enforcement are investigating.
Safari Technology Preview 80 is available to download today, and it removes support for legacy Safari extensions.
A recent study by online security experts vpnMentor has delved through the various privacy policies of some of the most popular applications, to discover how they’re really tracking our every move. The company also created a tool that tells you all of the data different...
In an updated blog post Facebook admitted that it stored Instagram passwords in plaintext, and millions of users are affected.
Facebook and Apple’s approach to privacy has long differentiated the two firms. While that remains the case, things are changing Writer, and recent Background Mode guest, Lance Ulanoff looked at the next phase of the battle between companies. Facebook hasn’t traditionally...
The Mueller Report has now been uploaded and released to the public, and it has been heavily redacted. It’s 448 pages long. This report is submitted to the Attorney General pursuant to 28 C.F.R. § 600.8(c), which states that, “[a]t the conclusion of the Special...
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