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New Facebook app will pay users for their data

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

New Facebook app will pay users for their data

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Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will a...
20:48 2019-06-11

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...
20:48 2019-06-11

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...
18:16 2019-06-27

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...
08:48 2019-05-21

Russia requires Tinder to provide data on its users MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s communications regulator says that Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies. The Rus...
08:00 2019-06-03

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...
15:16 2019-06-27

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...
12:16 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...
17:16 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...
02:48 2019-06-19

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.    ...
17:01 2019-05-24

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...
23:48 2019-06-13

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...
11:48 2019-05-21

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...
05:32 2019-06-04

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...
13:32 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...
10:32 2019-07-23

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...
19:16 2019-07-17

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 ...
18:00 2019-06-11

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...
19:32 2019-07-15

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...
08:48 2019-05-24

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...
04:16 2019-07-19

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&...
09:16 2019-05-21

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...
12:48 2019-06-27

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...
18:16 2019-06-27

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...
16:32 2019-06-08

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 ...
19:00 2019-07-03

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 ...
17:32 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...
16:16 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 ...
03:48 2019-07-01

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...
16:32 2019-07-03

T-Mobile demands forced arbitration to avoid lawsuit over selling users’ data 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...
14:16 2019-07-09

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 ...
17:16 2019-07-10

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 ...
14:48 2019-05-21

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.  &#...
02:48 2019-06-19

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...
19:32 2019-07-23

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 ...
14:16 2019-07-03

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...
20:00 2019-07-03

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.       ...
10:32 2019-07-01

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...
10:01 2019-07-19

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.       ...
09:48 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...
17:16 2019-07-23

Facebook vs the feds: The tech giant will have to pay a record fine for violating users’ privacy. But the FTC wanted more. The settlement the FTC brokered marks the most significant privacy punishment ever levied against a tech giant. But the story behind it -- described ...
14:32 2019-07-22

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...
15:48 2019-05-30

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 ...
12:48 2019-06-12

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...
19:48 2019-07-12

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...
00:32 2019-06-12

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...
18:32 2019-06-27

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...
05:48 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, ...
05:16 2019-06-13

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...
20:16 2019-06-27

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...
08:16 2019-07-09

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...
14:32 2019-07-09

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...
09:48 2019-05-21

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...
03:32 2019-06-12

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...
11:48 2019-06-20

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...
09:16 2019-07-09

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...
17:32 2019-07-20

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...
13:16 2019-05-31

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...
16:00 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 ...
19:01 2019-06-02

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 ...
14:48 2019-06-06

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...
01:00 2019-06-01

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...
17:32 2019-05-31

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, ...
11:16 2019-06-13

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...
16:16 2019-05-31

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 ...
07:32 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 ...
14:16 2019-06-06

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.   ...
13:48 2019-07-03

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,...
06:00 2019-07-19

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...
10:48 2019-06-13

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...
05:48 2019-05-31

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,"...
15:01 2019-06-10

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...
15:16 2019-05-31

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...
12:48 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...
19:16 2019-07-23

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...
10:00 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...
10:32 2019-06-13

Salesforce announces a Customer Data Platform to unify all marketing data The goal is to create one view of the customer, regardless of whether customers are connecting via web, social, mobile, phone, in-store, and so on.Re...
11:32 2019-06-18

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 ...
15:48 2019-06-21

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...
22:16 2019-07-11

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...
21:48 2019-06-27

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management to the enterprise Data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualiza...
16:16 2019-06-19

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...
13:32 2019-06-07

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook officia...
12:32 2019-06-27

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...
06:32 2019-07-23

'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...
18:32 2019-05-22

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...
22:32 2019-05-21

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...
23:32 2019-06-27

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...
04:48 2019-06-13

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...
20:32 2019-07-11

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...
16:16 2019-07-02

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. ...
19:32 2019-07-11

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...
12:48 2019-07-16

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 ...
18:48 2019-06-13

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 ...
15:48 2019-05-27

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...
13:16 2019-07-01

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...
22:48 2019-06-17

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”...
06:32 2019-05-22

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...
09:32 2019-05-24

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...
20:16 2019-07-09

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...
12:32 2019-05-29

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...
16:32 2019-07-03

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...
09:48 2019-07-05

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...
21:48 2019-07-10

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.    &...
00:00 2019-06-14

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...
12:32 2019-07-16

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...
00:00 2019-06-20

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...
19:32 2019-05-24

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 ...
05:16 2019-07-09

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...
11:48 2019-07-10

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...
22:16 2019-05-29

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...
09:48 2019-07-09

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...
20:16 2019-06-20

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...
15:32 2019-05-31

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...
16:16 2019-05-31

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...
08:16 2019-06-20

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...
03:32 2019-05-31

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...
06:16 2019-07-11

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...
15:48 2019-05-28

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,...
09:48 2019-07-09

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...
05:00 2019-06-23

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...
04:48 2019-06-18

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...
00:00 2019-06-14

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...
18:16 2019-07-23

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...
06:16 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 $338mThe number of Snapchat users has increased 8% since this time last year – to 203 m...
17:48 2019-07-23

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...
16:32 2019-06-10

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...
09:16 2019-05-21

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...
05:48 2019-07-18

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...
20:48 2019-06-17

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...
17:16 2019-06-06

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' ...
15:16 2019-06-10

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...
15:16 2019-06-17

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...
16:48 2019-06-03

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...
15:48 2019-07-01

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...
14:32 2019-07-16

'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...
00:32 2019-06-12

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. ...
11:16 2019-05-31

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...
14:48 2019-05-29

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...
22:16 2019-06-06

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...
14:48 2019-05-30

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...
19:16 2019-06-05

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...
12:16 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...
12:01 2019-07-09

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...
18:48 2019-06-17

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...
18:48 2019-05-30

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...
16:00 2019-06-18

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...
08:32 2019-06-12

"Sunny, My Son", Says Dharmendra In Tweet That Leaves Users Wondering Newly-elected BJP parliamentarian Sunny Deol received some fatherly advice from Dharmendra today morning, in the form of a confusing social media pos...
02:16 2019-07-04

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...
17:32 2019-06-08

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...
01:16 2019-07-18

"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...
09:48 2019-05-23

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...
17:32 2019-06-14

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...
10:48 2019-07-10

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 ...
19:32 2019-07-18

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...
12:48 2019-06-27

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 ...
18:48 2019-06-13

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...
12:48 2019-06-27

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 ...
14:32 2019-07-17

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...
20:32 2019-05-23

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...
08:31 2019-05-21

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...
17:48 2019-06-27

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...
16:32 2019-06-13

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...
12:00 2019-06-06

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...
22:00 2019-07-09

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...
12:48 2019-06-30

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...
08:16 2019-07-23

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...
15:16 2019-07-01

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...
20:16 2019-07-09

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 ...
12:32 2019-05-27

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...
01:48 2019-06-18

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...
16:16 2019-07-09

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...
05:32 2019-05-23

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...
20:32 2019-05-22

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...
10:16 2019-05-29

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...
09:48 2019-05-22

'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...
01:32 2019-06-08

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...
07:32 2019-05-30

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 ...
19:16 2019-07-01

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...
09:16 2019-05-21

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...
13:32 2019-06-03

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...
18:32 2019-06-28

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 ...
17:48 2019-06-28

Uber Glitch Charges Users 100 Times Normal Price in the US Uber passengers in multiple cities were startled Wednesday when they were charged 100 times their normal fare for short trips, a glitch that sparked ...
07:32 2019-07-18

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...
09:16 2019-05-21

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...
09:01 2019-06-28

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...
22:48 2019-06-27

Twitter Asked 193 Million Users to Verify Accounts in H2 2018 As part of its efforts to prevent manipulation of the platform by bots and fake accounts, Twitter challenged 19.35 crore (193 million) accounts for v...
05:48 2019-06-03

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...
18:48 2019-06-11

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...
05:48 2019-06-05

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...
10:32 2019-05-30

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.  ...
00:00 2019-06-20

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...
16:32 2019-07-03

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...
15:48 2019-07-05

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 ...
09:48 2019-05-31

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...
10:32 2019-05-31

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...
01:48 2019-06-28

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.       ...
01:16 2019-06-01

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...
08:16 2019-06-05

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...
00:16 2019-06-04

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...
21:16 2019-07-17

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...
09:16 2019-05-25

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 ...
01:32 2019-06-15

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...
21:48 2019-07-17

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...
13:32 2019-07-15

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, ...
17:00 2019-05-23

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 ...
07:32 2019-05-24

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...
02:48 2019-07-12

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? ...
22:32 2019-06-13

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...
08:48 2019-05-24

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...
11:16 2019-06-17

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...
23:16 2019-05-27

Dropbox silently installs new file manager app on users’ systems This is what Dropbox looks like now. It used to be a folder, now it's a file manager. [credit: Ron Amad...
13:16 2019-07-18

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.  ...
15:48 2019-06-17

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...
12:48 2019-05-25

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...
16:16 2019-06-20

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...
18:48 2019-07-09

Huawei mobile users ponder switching brand after Google news Time to abandon the Huawei phone? That was what some owners asked after U.S. tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with China's top mo...
09:32 2019-05-21

Gmail's 'confidential' messages feature rolls out to G Suite users next month Roughly a year ago, Google rolled out Confidential Mode for Gmail users as part of a big refresh to its web email system – an update that also...
22:16 2019-05-29

Social media users help cops bust alleged turtle killer Justice came slow and steady for this alleged turtle killer. Devin Antoine Simpson, 20, was busted by cops in North Carolina for kicking to death the...
00:32 2019-06-05

Mozilla urges Firefox users to update browser immediately due to vulnerability Following the discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in its browser, Mozilla is urging Firefox users to immediately update to the latest version of it...
00:16 2019-06-19

Twitter users baffled as Elon Musk claims he has 'deleted' his account Elon Musk has left his 27 million followers confused by claiming he has deleted his Twitter account - despite his profile remaining live for all to s...
10:48 2019-06-17

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...
17:48 2019-07-03

Microsoft practically begs Windows users to fix wormable BlueKeep flaw Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Microsoft security officials say they are confident an exploit exists for BlueKeep, the recently patched vulnerabil...
01:32 2019-06-01

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 ...
11:48 2019-05-21

Gmail Smart Compose feature rolling out to G Suite users on Android and iOS One year after it revealed the Smart Compose feature for Gmail, Google is finally making it available to G Suite users. Since most of you have been p...
05:48 2019-06-04

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...
11:16 2019-06-12

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much...
21:16 2019-05-29

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...
05:48 2019-05-23

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...
08:31 2019-05-21

New Yolo anonymous Q&A app attracts millions of teenage users, has parents wary The new anonymous Q & A app, Yolo, has gained popularity among young Snapchat users but has raised concerns of bullying and privacy among parents. ...
09:48 2019-06-18

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...
20:48 2019-06-05

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the Un...
16:49 2019-06-27

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...
17:32 2019-07-18

Hackers exploit Mozilla Firefox bug reportedly affecting Coinbase users Mozilla has warned hackers are exploiting a critical “zero-day” exploit in its Firefox browser — and cryptocurrency owners are most at-risk, ZDNet re...
14:48 2019-06-19

OnePlus 7 Pro Users Report 'Phantom Touch' Display Issue, Fix Incoming OnePlus 7 Pro touch issue is easily triggered when he CPU-Z app is used, but reports of the issue being triggered in other apps has also been reporte...
17:48 2019-05-25

Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the...
20:32 2019-07-23

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...
22:16 2019-07-11

Reddit users urge man allegedly given 12 months to live to tell his wife: 'She'll never forgive you' Commenters let an anonymous Reddit poster claiming that he has between 12 and 16 months to live have it after he said he was hesitating to tell his w...
13:48 2019-06-27

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...
01:00 2019-06-28

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...
16:32 2019-06-17

International money transfers hit $613 billion this year — here's what young, tech savvy users value most about them This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business ...
05:48 2019-07-04

Suit filed by iTunes users claims that Apple did make its customers the product Ever since the Cambridge Analytica story broke, revealing that 87 million Facebook members had their personal data used without permission, Apple and...
21:48 2019-05-24

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles...
14:48 2019-06-05

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record wh...
17:48 2019-05-25

Twitch sues users who posted porn, racism, and more to Artifact stream page Enlarge / A capture shows the flood of "Ayaya" anime meme streams that took over Twitch's Artifact stream page in May. (credit: Know Your Meme) In ...
14:00 2019-06-19

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at mul...
10:48 2019-05-21

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name...
23:48 2019-06-17

Google lets users share GIFs directly into Gmail, WhatsApp, other apps Google is making it easier to share GIFs directly into different apps, including Gmail, Hangouts, Android Messages, and WhatsApp, the search giant an...
12:48 2019-06-27

President Trump Can't Block Twitter Users, Federal Appeals Court Rules A federal appeals court in New York ruled President Trump’s practice of blocking some users on Twitter violates the free-speech protections of the Fi...
12:32 2019-07-10

Hurry and claim your free four-month Apple Music subscription right now at Groupon (new users only) It's definitely not every day that you get the chance to claim a free four-month subscription to the world's second most popular music streaming plat...
12:48 2019-06-27

Dropbox irks Mac users with annoying Dock icon, offers clueless support Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) This is a story I never had any intention of writing. Dropbox updated its file-sync application for Mac las...
19:16 2019-07-23

Tencent Music charges for more content as paying users drive profit beat China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it had started charging for more of its content in the first quarter as the popularity of its pay...
08:31 2019-05-21

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her...
22:48 2019-05-27

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news ...
20:32 2019-05-22

Apple’s privacy-focused features risk trapping users in its walled garden During its WWDC keynote, Apple fired several shots against Facebook and Google with a number of privacy-focused features. But the one that deserves a...
05:16 2019-06-04

Snapchat Employees Allegedly Misused Internal Tools to Snoop on Users: Report Existing online today means giving over a wealth of data. The hope is that the companies safeguarding it are doing so securely, but thousands of peop...
18:32 2019-05-23

Candy Crush Developer Says 9.2 Million Users Play At Least 3 Hours a Day, But It's Totally Not Addictive Alex Dale, a senior executive at Candy Crush Saga developer King, told a UK House of Commons select committee that approximately 3.4 percent or 9.2 m...
12:32 2019-06-27

AOC to face lawsuit over blocking Twitter users, following appeals court ruling on Trump Former Democratic New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind told Fox News on Tuesday he's preparing to sue Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for blocking ...
16:16 2019-07-09

Appeals court rules Trump violated First Amendment by blocking Twitter users A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that President Trump is not allowed to block people on Twitter over statements he does not like, affirming a lo...
13:00 2019-07-09

Twitter apologizes for suspending users critical of China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary In a statement posted to the company's Public Policy Twitter feed on Saturday, Twitter said "a number of accounts" had been suspended as part of effo...
17:16 2019-06-02

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committ...
17:32 2019-05-29

iOS 13 is great, but when will Apple finally allow users to freely move icons on the iPhone home screen? Apple's latest iOS 13 is the holy grail of updates that iPhone power users have been asking for years: the latest update brings users the freedom to ...
09:32 2019-06-10

Netflix brings a long-awaited feature to its Android users after initial iPhone exclusivity Under siege from all sides of the video streaming industry, as Disney and Apple are ramping up their business diversification efforts, Netflix is rep...
08:31 2019-05-21

Apple lets users track menstrual cycles on Health app, Watch with software update Apple's adds Cycle Tracker to the Health app and Watch to record menstruation cycles and patterns, jumping into an industry with over 1,000 apps...
14:32 2019-06-09

Instagram Starts Test To Hide Number of Likes Posts Receive for Users in 7 Countries Some users opening their Instagram apps will notice a difference in the popular social media site. The number of likes, typically displayed under use...
15:48 2019-07-18

Microsoft is starting to auto-update Windows 10 Home, Pro users on 1803 or older to 1903 Microsoft is starting to automatically update Windows 10 Home and Pro users on versions 1803 to 1903 using Windows Update, as officials said would ha...
15:32 2019-07-16

Apple unveils new range of emojis including guide dogs, wheelchair users and falafel Apple has released previews of a number of new emojis due to be rolled out later this year - including a range of disability-themed designs - to mark...
20:32 2019-07-16

Tennessee police warn of ‘meth gators,’ urge drug users not to flush their stashes If you’re a meth user in Loretto, Tennessee, local law enforcement would very much like for you to stop, and when you do, please don’t di...
15:16 2019-07-15

CNBC-shilled cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane pulls exit scam on 246K users Irish cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane has reportedly pulled an exit scam and disappeared with hundreds of thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency belo...
12:16 2019-06-28

Founder of crypto exchange Quadriga moved users’ funds to personal accounts: Ernst & Young Gerald Cotten, who died in December, transferred customers' money to his own accounts and likely traded fake currency deposits for real cryptocurrenc...
03:48 2019-06-21

Apple lets users track menstrual period cycles on Health app, Watch with software update Apple's adds Cycle Tracker to the Health app and Watch to record menstruation cycles and patterns, jumping into an industry with over 1,000 apps...
03:16 2019-06-07

Social media users call for Home Depot boycott because co-founder supports Donald Trump Social media users are calling for a boycott of Home Depot after the retailer's co-founder Bernie Marcus revealed he will support Trump's r...
13:48 2019-07-09

Macy's pulls portion control plates after social media users claim they support eating disorders Macy’s vowed to remove a set of dinner plates from all stores after receiving backlash on social media from users who claimed the design promoted bod...
14:16 2019-07-23

Ravelry, a social network for knitters with 8 million members, banned users from showing support for Donald Trump on the platform Lucy Nicholson/Reuters On Sunday, an online knitting community with 8 million members called Ravelry announced it was banning support for President ...
17:48 2019-06-23

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy Note 9 Users Report Night Mode Camera Bug The June update for the Galaxy Note 9 and S9 seems to have introduced a new software bug, which crashes the camera app when trying to use Night mode....
05:16 2019-07-10

Taco Bell website and app go down for some users during free taco promotion Tuesday Taco Bell's free Doritos Locos taco giveaway Tuesday may have proved to be too popular for the fast-food chain's website and mobile app. &...
21:48 2019-06-18

Apple unveils $1,000 Pro Display stand. Twitter users say 'no thanks!' Apple's $1,000 Pro Display stand isn't included with its new Mac monitor. iPhones, iPads and other Apple products are also getting more exp...
11:48 2019-06-05

Arlo Ultra review: Arlo's flagship security camera targets business users With 4K video support, enhanced night vision and a built-in spotlight, the Arlo Ultra is one of the most advanced and versatile security cameras curr...
12:16 2019-06-03

Top 10 cruise destinations in the world, according to Cruise Critic users Cruise Critic's annual Cruisers' Choice Destination Awards ranked the best cruise destinations in the world.      ...
10:32 2019-07-17

Data Watch The Fed will have a series of data sets to assess the need to cut interest rates at its FOMC meeting in July as pressure mounts to loosen monetary po...
09:32 2019-07-01

How to See Which Apps Are Using All Your Data Almost every app on your phone likely uses some amount of data to run. How much data those apps use; however, can vary pretty dramatically....
23:48 2019-07-14

OptionsCityTM Now A Certified CFE Vendor; OptionsCity Metro Trading Platform Offers Users Trading and Market Making Capabilities on the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) CHICAGO, October 16, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and OptionsCity, a Chicago-based independent trading software vendor, today announced tha...
20:01 2019-05-22

How 5 Data Dynamos Do Their Jobs Reporters from across the newsroom describe the many ways in which they increasingly rely on datasets and spreadsheets to create groundbreaking work....
13:32 2019-06-12

What does a cloud data warehouse look like? When a data warehouse can work with unstructured data and a data lake can run analytics, how do you decide which to use? It depends on how often you ...
07:16 2019-07-09

Anonymised data isn't nearly anonymous enough – here’s how we fix it It's too easy to identify people in supposedly anonymous personal datasets, but there are ways we can protect our privacy, says Yves-Alexandre de Mon...
12:16 2019-07-23

Has Google's data collection gone too far? With Google holding a chilling amount of data on hundreds of millions of people around the world, there is an increasing sense that it is neither mor...
06:32 2019-07-11

SAP data and analytics: in with the new, don't squander the old SAP uses its Enterprise software heritage, buying power and guile to offer a highly-competitive data and analytics platform. Part of SAP's analytics ...
23:16 2019-07-22

How Businesses Want to Deploy Your Data Companies as diverse as group-fitness chains, life insurers and storytelling platforms are using customer data to improve their services in new ways....
10:48 2019-06-06

How to bring AI to industries that have no data At Transform 2019, Western Digital chief data officer Janet George and AgShift CEO Miku Jha talk about industries with little or no data to train AI....
01:16 2019-07-11

What Happens to Your Stolen Medical Data It’s pretty obvious why you’d want to keep personal information private, like passwords and credit card data. But medical data might not be as obviou...
12:48 2019-06-10

Best data visualization tools of 2019 Data visualization can make IT operations and tasks so much easier to understand. Rather than being faced with walls of data, simple charts can provi...
11:48 2019-06-29

TikTok under investigation over child data use UK inquiry looking at whether video-sharing app breaches data protection lawThe video-sharing app TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it ...
11:16 2019-07-02

EU to investigate Amazon over use of sellers' data The EU's competition regulator is to investigate the use of sellers' data by Amazon - the latest big multinational firm to face pressure over exploit...
09:32 2019-07-17

HPE Primera: How is 100% data availability meaningfully different from 99.999%+? Hewlett Packard Enterprise made the lofty guarantee of 100% availability for the new Primera storage appliance, but how is this practically different...
17:48 2019-07-01

Flipboard hit by user data breach News aggregator service and mobile news app Flipboard has begun notifying users of a data breach in which hackers had access to its internal systems ...
18:32 2019-05-29

Our Gameplay Data Should Be Harder To Sell Video game developers can collect our data, and for now, they can sell it to advertisers. But that may not be as easy in the future due to California...
17:16 2019-05-24

When smart devices watch you, what do they do with the data? Smart devices can work miracles, obeying your every command. They may transmit everything about you to a programmer in a city you’ve never hear...
12:16 2019-06-20

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collect...
15:32 2019-05-24

The business use and values of data analytics David Gonzalez discusses how Vodafone is applying AI to generate real business value, such as how AI is impacting the workforce and society, and how ...
09:16 2019-07-18

5G security: does more data mean increased risk? It’s easy to overhype 5G, but it’s not an exaggeration to suggest the arrival of the next generation network represents the most signif...
09:16 2019-06-05

This big data Samsung S10 deal beats everything else out there for value right now It is rare that we get the chance to celebrate the affordability of Samsung Galaxy S10 deals -  it is one of the pricier phones on the market af...
08:16 2019-06-05

How to see which apps are gobbling up all of your data each month If you're constantly running out of data each month, you should check to see which apps are using the most data. Here's how to do it on you...
01:01 2019-07-14

Pocketful of data: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber and Graihagh Jackson team up for the latest instalment of Science with Everything to look at the history and potential future of ...
02:16 2019-05-27

Drag-and-drop data analytics In the Iron Man movies, Tony Stark uses a holographic computer to project 3-D data into thin air, manipulate them with his hands, and find fixes to h...
13:48 2019-06-27

How Walmart is getting more out of its data thanks to Nvidia’s Rapids Walmart chief data officer Bill Groves and Nvidia data science GM Josh Patterson explain how Walmart is using Nvidia's open source Rapids software.Re...
22:16 2019-07-11

How to Back up Your Personal Data on iOS and Android Phones break or get lost all the time, but that doesn’t mean you have to lose your personal data when and if that happens. In the video above, I go o...
04:48 2019-07-16

EU investigating Amazon's use of vendor data The European Commission announced Wednesday it has opened an antitrust investigation into whether U.S. retail giant Amazon uses sensitive vendor data...
19:16 2019-07-17

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data prot...
10:16 2019-07-07

Why the future of US data regulation must come from Congress As of May 2019, over 20 US states have introduced bills seeking to regulate data privacy, data security, or some combination of the two. While many o...
15:16 2019-05-25

Investors Look Forward to GDP Data Before Fed Decision Before the Federal Reserve can make its first interest-rate cut in a decade, investors will get a look at reports on new-home sales, durable-goods or...
14:32 2019-07-21

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa...
21:16 2019-05-30

Etisalat to open two more data centers in UAE UAE-headquartered telecom operator Etisalat is constructing two additional data centers - Jebel Ali and Al Ain - in a bid to meet the growing demand ...
06:48 2019-07-04

Data storage: Everything you need to know about emerging technologies The era of data-centric computing is here -- and, fortunately, data storage is more cost effective than ever. But we'll see more change in the next d...
13:16 2019-05-28

Is breast really best? I looked at all the data to find out Breast milk is said to make your child healthier and smarter, leading women who are unable to breastfeed to feel immense shame. But do all the claims...
15:32 2019-06-20

Click here to unlock the true value of your data Welcome to Digital Empowerment 101. By the end of this article, you will have learned how to harness your personal data to regain your financial free...
04:48 2019-06-28

How to pick the best approach to data science (fyi, there are three) As companies place an increasing premium on data science, there is some debate about which approach is best to adopt — and there is no straight up, o...
14:48 2019-06-19

Security teams are drowning in data IT security teams have more information at their disposal than ever before. However, the sheer amount of data is not helping to solve problems.So how...
06:16 2019-06-07

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators...
17:32 2019-06-18

Airbnb agrees to share data for over 17,000 NYC listings Airbnb and New York City are inching closer to making peace over data sharing. To start, the home rental outfit has reached an agreement to hand ove...
06:48 2019-05-27

Man Wants Court to Get E-Scooter Data to ID the Hit-and-Run Rider Who Put Him in the Hospital A man who was struck and left unconscious last month by an unknown individual riding the wrong way on an electric scooter is taking legal action for ...
20:00 2019-07-10

FTC data breach deal sets precedent Social Security, driver's license and credit card numbers were siphoned out of a DMS provider's directories associated with five dealership clients i...
01:48 2019-06-17

What a $20 billion week signals for data and analytics When $20 billion gets spent to acquire two companies in the same market segment within a few days, it's clear that a fundamental market shift is upon...
01:00 2019-06-17

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines li...
12:16 2019-05-28

For your eyes only: keeping data safe on the move The James Bond and Jason Bourne films would be a great deal duller if the secret agents got hold of their information by taking a cheeky peek at thei...
08:01 2019-06-03

Verizon's First 5G Hotspot Will Cost You $650—and You Better Watch Your Data While 5G is still very new, we’ve already seen a handful of 5G-ready phones like the Galaxy S10 5G, LG V50 5G, and the Moto Z4 (with a 5G mod of cour...
16:48 2019-07-18

Futures pare gains after inflation data U.S. stock index futures pared gains on Thursday after U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June, dimming h...
09:16 2019-07-11

Amazon in EU antitrust spotlight over use of merchant data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing...
07:48 2019-07-17

Under 45s trust bots over humans with personal data We are becoming more and more concerned that AI will replace humans in business. Now, a new study shows that digital assistants appear to be more tru...
12:32 2019-06-28

Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data Amazon became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union on Wednesday over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing...
09:48 2019-07-17

How to Protect Your Data After the Quest Diagnostics Breach If you’ve ever had an overdue bill at a Quest Diagnostics office, it’s time to be more vigilant about your financial records. Yep: there’s been yet a...
19:16 2019-06-04

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what ...
07:48 2019-05-23

Can ‘Big Data’ Help Fight Big Fires? Firefighters Are Betting on It As wildfires grow more intense, fire chiefs in Southern California are looking to big data and machine learning for help in managing fast-moving blaz...
12:48 2019-06-27

Argus Media sale to value oil data firm at £2bn The private equity backer of Argus Media, one of the world's most important sources of oil pricing data, is preparing to offload half its stake in a ...
06:48 2019-05-29

EE now lets you watch BBC iPlayer and YouTube without using up your data Getting more free data when on the move is always welcome and that's especially true when it comes to streaming video. Well, BBC iPlayer and You...
15:48 2019-06-18

How much does it cost to get an employee to steal workplace data? About $300 You can’t buy loyalty, but if you’ve got enough money, you can buy sensitive corporate information from disaffected office workers. At least, that’s ...
11:32 2019-05-29

'Anonymised' data can never be totally anonymous, says study Findings say it is impossible for researchers to fully protect real identities in datasets “Anonymised” data lies at the core of everything from mode...
14:16 2019-07-23

911 Response Times Get Faster Thanks to Data Integration Taking a page from corporate-technology managers, 911 emergency call centers are tapping new software tools to share data generated by hundreds of co...
05:32 2019-06-14

How to request FaceApp to remove your data from its servers Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. FaceApp is ...
10:00 2019-07-19

The data that trains AI increasingly calls into question AI After 10 years of ImageNet, AI researchers are digging into the details of test sets and some are asking just how much knowledge has really been crea...
21:48 2019-06-27

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insigh...
21:48 2019-05-23

Cheap SIM only deal bargain: 2GB data for £5/pm for the first 3 months We all love a good bargain, and a new SIM only deal from a lesser-known name in the world of SIMO is offering just that. Dropping the cheapest Sim on...
12:16 2019-07-19

Equifax to Pay Around $700 Million Related to Data Breach The credit-reporting firm is nearing a deal to settle a slew of state and federal investigations into a 2017 data breach that exposed nearly 150 mill...
19:32 2019-07-19

Here's WarnerMedia's plan to bring more value to advertisers through better data Here's WarnerMedia's plan to bring more value to advertisers through better dataSee Also:Warren Buffett just announced he's donating $3.6 billion in ...
20:00 2019-07-01

Equifax to pay up to $700M for 2017 data breach Credit reporting agency Equifax has agreed to pay at least $575 million over a data breach two years ago that affected nearly 150 million people, U.S...
20:16 2019-07-22

I’m trying to beat Comcast Xfinity’s data cap — even if it kills me In my area, Comcast Xfinity has some fast data speeds, a 1TB data cap, and a monopoly on high-speed internet. So I'm stuck battling against the behem...
18:01 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay $700m in data breach settlement After exposing the personal information of almost 150m consumers back in 2017, the credit reporting agency Equifax has reached a deal with US state a...
16:00 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay up to $700M to U.S. over 2017 data breach Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the U.S. and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 mi...
15:32 2019-07-22

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales i...
12:32 2019-05-21

Three's £20/pm for unlimited data SIM only deal is back...just with one little change Have you heard? Three's best ever SIM only deal is back. But looking around popular culture for some clever analogy, we're going to go with...
09:16 2019-06-05

Prime Day promo: Amazon will pay you $10 for more data collection A browser extension from Amazon is being touted on Prime Day for a $10 discount. It's a tool to let Amazon hit you up on desktop with more offer...
18:48 2019-07-16

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million peoople in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 to settle claims relating to the data breac...
13:32 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in US data breach settlement Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. r...
13:00 2019-07-22

First American Financial Exposed Customers' Data Real estate title insurance company First American Financial said it learned of a design defect on Friday in one of its production applications that ...
03:16 2019-05-25

Equifax Will Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed So...
08:16 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of ...
08:16 2019-07-22

How to Protect Your DNA Data Before and After Taking an at-Home Test Mail-in genetic tests offer a wealth of information about your ancestry and insight into medical risks — in exchange for a lot of data. Here’s where ...
18:32 2019-06-12

Is Our Obsession with Health Data Making Us Crazy? When Bri Cawsey started wearing a Fitbit, she thought it was simply a “really cool tool” for charting her runs. Slowly but surely, howeve...
12:16 2019-05-30

Intel's cascade of data centre riches Customers will need to spend time matching Intel's new Cascade Lake processors to applications, and working out how best to deploy Optane DC memory, ...
15:48 2019-06-17

AI uses Google Trends data to predict how many people will get the flu In a newly published paper, researchers describe an AI model that taps Google Trends data to improve the accuracy of flu prevalence forecasts.Read Mo...
14:32 2019-07-08

5 data privacy startups cashing in on GDPR Companies are capitalizing on the growing global demand for data privacy tools -- to meet both regulatory compliance and consumer expectations.Read M...
10:16 2019-07-23

Prep for a career in data science with this $31 bundle It's no secret that today's businesses rely on data to guide their decisions. Unfortunately, much of that data remains unstructured, scattered like h...
11:48 2019-07-02

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users. UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told a...
18:00 2019-07-02

Why a former Nazi sub base in Marseille is becoming a data center Fabrice Coquio, managing director of Interxion, at the site of MRS3—a data center being built in a former Nazi sub bunker. [cred...
21:16 2019-06-27

How Chinese spy app allows officials to harvest personal data Intrusive software collects emails and texts and could be used to track movementThe tourists travelling into China were never supposed to know their ...
05:48 2019-07-03

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell Wednesday after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal...
14:32 2019-06-12

Calif. data law could send dealers scrambling The California Consumer Privacy Act, effective Jan. 1, will give consumers in the state the right to take more ownership of their data. What will tha...
03:32 2019-07-08

Oil prices fall for second day on weak economic data Oil prices were declining for a second day on Tuesday, after more signs that global economic growth is being hit by U.S.-China trade tensions, althou...
00:16 2019-06-18

Salesforce adds customer data platform to CRM At its annual Salesforce Connections conference, Salesforce unveiled its new Customer Data Platform (CDP) alongside the next generation of Customer 3...
17:16 2019-06-18

California data-privacy law may become the model for Congress With no framework yet for a federal privacy law, states that took the initiative to regulate online firms' use of personal data may end up providing ...
01:32 2019-07-22

Equifax to Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement Equifax struck a settlement of up to $700 million to resolve investigations and lawsuits stemming from its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal...
22:16 2019-07-22

Matillion raises $35 million to transform data in the cloud Matillion, a U.K.-based data transformation toolkit provider, has rasied $35 million in fresh capital following a year of triple-digit growth.Read Mo...
10:16 2019-06-04

Trump likely to win his interest-rate cut after dour jobs data If there's an upside for the White House in May's lackluster employment growth, it's this: the Federal Reserve is far more likely to grant the intere...
15:32 2019-06-07

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and o...
13:16 2019-06-05

Hackers steal student data from Australia's top university A "sophisticated operator" has broken the cyber defenses of the Australian National University (ANU) and stolen years' worth of sensitive student dat...
10:16 2019-06-04

With data centers in the UAE, Microsoft aims to rev up digital transformation Microsoft is looking to digitally transform one million businesses in the Middle East in the next three years with the official opening of two data c...
10:16 2019-06-19

Where’s the cheapest place to store 500GB of data online? Reeling from a Dropbox price hike, Kate wants somewhere cheaper to store her 500GB of photos and filesI’ve just received notification that my Dropbox...
05:32 2019-06-20

Kentucky man convicted of leaking Singapore HIV patient data LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal jury in Kentucky has convicted a man of leaking a database of HIV patients from the Singapore government. The Lexingt...
02:16 2019-06-06

Data collection leads to discrimination and self-censorship, MPs told Human rights committee launches inquiry into right to privacy and digital revolutionWidespread data collection practices lead to self-censorship and ...
20:48 2019-06-19

Documents show NSA over-collected phone data for a second time The National Security Agency's phone data collection program experienced a glitch that caused it to over-collect records, months after agreeing to pu...
13:48 2019-06-27

Second ex-Senate aide charged in posting private data WASHINGTON (AP) — A second former aide to Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges that stem from the illegal online posting of person...
17:16 2019-06-19

Three's new Samsung S10, S10e and S10 Plus big data deals are nothing short of extraordinary They say good things come in threes. Well, at the moment, good things come in threes from Three. It has just unleashed some incredible new deals on S...
13:32 2019-06-14

Teamwork will help unlock revenue potential of vehicle data Teamwork allows each industry to harness and exchange data sets with multiple stakeholders to run their businesses more efficiently and improve the c...
05:48 2019-06-10

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and d...
13:16 2019-06-27

Dollars in the detail: banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records, banks are racing to mo...
05:32 2019-06-21

Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to require all helicopters be equipped with data ...
16:48 2019-06-16

What impact will IoT edge computing have on the data center market? As the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown with more businesses deploying IoT devices, so to as the amount of data these devices create. This data is ...
08:16 2019-06-05

iOS 13 Will Finally Let You Download Apps of Any Size Over Mobile Data Apple has changed the way the app download data limits work in iOS 13. The company will no longer be stopping users from downloading apps over mobile...
00:00 2019-06-05

Global Stocks Advance Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data Global stocks climbed with Chinese markets closed for a holiday, ahead of U.S. jobs data that could figure into a decision from the Federal Reserve o...
08:16 2019-06-07

Minnesota cop receives $585,000 after fellow officers spied on DMV data The city of Minneapolis is learning a hard lesson about the importance of placing checks on government data access. A court has awarded police offic...
23:01 2019-06-23

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps....
15:16 2019-06-13

Google to Acquire Data-Analytics Firm Looker Google has made a long-awaited acquisition to bolster its cloud-computing business, a booming industry where it has lagged behind rivals. The tech gi...
16:00 2019-06-06

Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc on Thursday said it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on nearly 422,600 ...
12:00 2019-06-06

Apple Cancels Plans for Second Data Centre in Denmark Apple said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data centre in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the country in...
07:48 2019-06-12

Hacker gained access to customer data at 130 dealerships, FTC says DealerBuilt, an Iowa dealership software provider, reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission Wednesday over a 2016 breach of customer da...
22:48 2019-06-12

US appeals court says judge went too far on drug data order CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that a judge went too far in blocking release of federal data about how prescription opioids were...
15:32 2019-06-20

Treasurys Hold On to Gains After Mixed Economic Data U.S. government bond prices ticked higher after a mixed batch of economic data. Yields edged lower after a report showed the nonfarm private sector a...
12:16 2019-06-05

Sock company Bombas fined over data breach Sock-maker Bombas has settled the most uncomfortable data-breach probe in the history of feet. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday an...
12:32 2019-06-06

Apple cancels plans for second data center in Denmark Apple Inc said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data center in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the countr...
12:48 2019-06-11

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Is Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as ...
01:16 2019-06-14

Medicus unlocks health data into meaningful insights Artificial intelligence is gaining traction across various fields, especially health care, and with the use of data, it’s turning it into mean...
13:48 2019-06-09

The market is full to the brim with brilliant big data SIM only deals right now For those looking to invest in a brand new big data SIM only deal, you're pretty much spoilt for choice right now. In fact, with so many impress...
04:32 2019-06-22

Twitter's Disinformation Data Dumps Are Helpful—to a Point Twitter has released 30 million tweets from state-sponsored disinformation accounts. Researchers say the trove is useful, but they want more transpar...
12:48 2019-07-07

'Sign in with Apple' may not really impact customer data tracking after all Apple's automated disposable email service isn't a new encumbrance to tracking customers, according to Arm Treasure Data's co-founder and CTO Kazuki ...
05:48 2019-07-12

AR will build upon data aggregation’s disruption of real estate In the same way that VR startups have found thriving uses in architecture and construction, AR is creating new opportunities for real estate companie...
07:32 2019-05-26

Alluxio 2.0 seeks to unify fragmented data ecosystem Alluxio, based on the original AMPLab Tachyon project, wants you to use its in-memory file system construct for fast data access, sharing of data bet...
12:48 2019-07-15

Amazon offers $10 to Prime Day shoppers who hand over their data Amazon.com Inc has a promotion for U.S. shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon ...
08:00 2019-07-16

Amazon gives $10 to Prime Day shoppers who cough up personal data Amazon has a promotion for US shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the ...
10:16 2019-07-16

Near nabs $100 million for big data insights into people and places Near, an AI-powered platform that crunches mobility data from 1.6 billion devices globally to deliver insights on human behavior, has raised $100 mil...
10:32 2019-07-16

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrus...
06:16 2019-07-17

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany s...
09:16 2019-07-17

UPDATE 2-Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data Amazon became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union on Wednesday over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing...
09:32 2019-07-17

Nielsen wants to track podcast data by... calling people Are true crime podcasts as popular with Millenials as they are with Baby Boomers? Does the under-35 crowd listen to wellness podcasts? Nielsen, the c...
22:16 2019-07-11

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest...
20:48 2019-07-11

FBI and ICE use DMV photos as 'gold mine' for facial recognition data Cities and companies might be turning away from facial recognition, but federal agents are embracing it -- whether or not the public is fully aware o...
18:32 2019-07-07

Economy Week Ahead: CPI From U.S., Europe, China; Other Data This week brings a quieter flow of data following Friday’s all-important jobs report from the U.S. Highlights of the week include June inflation figu...
18:48 2019-07-07

BA faces £183m fine over customer data breach The owner of British Airways is facing a fine of £183.4m after a data breach which saw personal details belonging to 500,000 people compromised....
04:16 2019-07-08

BA faces £183m fine over passenger data breach ICO says personal data of 500,000 customers was stolen from website and mobile app British Airways is to be fined more than £183m by the Information ...
10:16 2019-07-08

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
11:48 2019-07-08

Over 1,300 Android apps scrape personal data regardless of permissions Smartphone operating systems have ramped up their privacy settings in recent years to let users pick and choose what information apps can get, but it...
16:16 2019-07-08

Reliance Jio 1.5 GB/Day Data Packs: Recharge Plans And Other Details Here Reliance Jio is currently offering five recharge packs for usage of 1.5 GB of internet data per day along with unlimited free local and STD voices ca...
17:48 2019-05-29

Marriott faces $123 million UK fine over data breach Marriott might soon face a stiff penalty for the massive November 2018 data breach. The UK's Information Commissioner's Office plans to fi...
13:16 2019-07-09

Reliance Jio 1.5 GB/Day Packs: Plans, Validity, Data, Other Benefits Here Jio Recharge Plans: Reliance Jio Infocomm, which offers telecom services under the brand name Jio, is offering recharge plans for usage of 1.5 GB of ...
10:32 2019-07-11

Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company’s sit...
11:32 2019-07-17

Amazon Faces Probe in Europe Over Use of Merchant Data Amazon will face a formal EU antitrust investigation into its dealings with third-party merchants, expanding a multipronged regulatory push that has ...
15:32 2019-07-17

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-La...
17:00 2019-07-17

KPMG to pay $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLC has agreed to pay a $50 million penalty over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's prev...
11:32 2019-06-17

China's ByteDance plans to set up data center in India China's ByteDance said it plans to open a data center in India, where it is facing concerns about consumer privacy and demands for a ban on its hugel...
08:16 2019-07-22

Your data, stolen twice: Pirated phishing kit contains hidden backdoor A commercial phishing platform that targets Apple users has proven popular enough for other criminals to pirate, though the pirated version transmits...
15:32 2019-05-21

The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangero...
14:16 2019-05-21

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal and consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive ...
13:32 2019-07-22

Factbox: Biggest U.S. data breach settlements before Equifax The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that Equifax Inc. will pay up to $700 million for a data breach that exposed millions of consu...
15:00 2019-07-22

Equifax settlement for data breach will only cost it $4 per person The reports of an impending Equifax settlement were true. The company has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial...
16:16 2019-07-22

Equifax Agrees to Pay Data Breach Victims Up to $20,000 for Their Troubles Nearly two years after the catastrophic Equifax data breach of 2017 was announced, it looks like the company is readying to cough up damages to any o...
16:32 2019-07-22

What does Equifax's $700M settlement over its data breach mean for you? Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.  ...
20:32 2019-07-22

CBOE to Broaden Distribution of MSCI Index Data CHICAGO, IL -- July 29, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced plans to broaden data distribution to investors ...
00:16 2019-05-22

CBOE Livevol Launches New Data Shop Website CHICAGO , April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced that it has launched a new website, CBOE Livev...
00:16 2019-05-22

Five out of Seven Million Bulgarians’ Personal Data Stolen in Hack The data of more than five million people was stolen from Bulgaria’s tax agency. Someone emailed a claim of responsibility to news outlets, writing, ...
20:32 2019-07-17

War on numbers: Philippines targets drug killing data Facing a U.N. human rights investigation into its bloody war on drugs, the Philippines presented a new death toll on Thursday to counter much higher ...
07:48 2019-07-18

Oil data provider Argus pulls plug on £2bn sale The energy information provider Argus Media has called off talks about the sale of part of its biggest shareholder's stake after weeks of negotiation...
16:16 2019-07-18

More on DataSpii: How extensions hide their data grabs—and how they’re discovered Enlarge / You can trust us! (credit: Irakli Kalandarishvili / EyeEm / Getty) In our 5,000 word piece on "DataSpii," we explained how researcher Sa...
19:32 2019-07-18